March 24, 2016 RSS feed / Personalities

Aubrey Elyse Davis to marry Leonard Brandon Hyde in May

Phoebe Davis of Tignall announces the engagement of her daughter, Aubrey Elyse, to Leonard Brandon Hyde of Sylva, N.C., son of Melissa Hyde Southers, also of Sylva.  The bride-elect is also daughter of the late Terry Steven Davis of Rayle. More...

A ‘grand’ birthday celebration

Jack Delany (back left) is pictured with his wife, Marcia, and grandchildren, (front from left) Jack and Jessica Gay, at his family birthday celebration February 27. More...

John Singleton guest of honor at 50th birthday celebration

John Singleton was honored at a surprise 50th birthday celebration on Wednesday evening, March 16, hosted by Tommy Davis in the backyard gardens of Sasanqua Knoll, home of Martha Read on Spring Street.  Guests gathered on the patio and backyard More...

Bishops are hosts for Sunday School class fellowship

Teresa and Bill Bishop were hosts for a fellowship of the Adult Bible Searchers Sunday School class of First Baptist Church at their home in Greens Grove Friday evening, March 18.  Easter decorations were used on all the tables with clusters of More...

New Beginnings

Bobbie and Cole Nickels of Wessington, S.D., announce the birth of their daughter, Dally Jo, on Wednesday, March 2, at Huron Regional Medical Center in Huron, S.D.. Dally weighed 7 lbs. 9 ozs. and was 20 ¾ inches long.  More...

Annual Easter Eggstravaganza set for Ashley Park, March 26

What has become an annual event now in its third year, the Easter Eggstravaganza, sponsored by the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) will be held Saturday, March 26, at Ashley Park field two from 1-4 p.m. More...

W-WPS success in reading is due to blended instruction

The online magazine “Tech­Learning” highlighted Washington-­Wilkes Primary School’s use of the Reading Horizons program, an explicit phonics program that blends teacher direction with computer instruction, in a recent posting.  More...

Ga. DOT, entire state mourn passing of HERO Moses King

Last week included a very sad day at the Georgia Department of Transportation and hearts were heavy at the passing of one of the state’s Highway Emergency Response Operators (HERO), Moses King. More...

Woman’s Club members hear update on plans for 2016 tour

The 2016 Spring Tour of Homes was the main topic of discussion at the meeting of the Washington Woman’s Club Monday, March 14, at the clubhouse.  More...

Pilot Club meets March 15; program on Soto presented

The Kettle Creek Pilot Club members and guests heard a program on Soto Assisted Living at the meeting Tuesday, March 15, at Talk of the Town.  More...

‘Mining the Gold in Golden Years’ will continue at OLLI March 28

The Washington affiliate of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) will complete its session “Mining the Gold in the Golden Years: Learning from the Sages” as the second part of the two-part series will be presented Monday, March 28, at More...

OLLI members attend play in Abbeville on March 19

Sixteen members of the Washington chapter of OLLI@UGA attended the matinee performance of The Fourposter at the Abbeville Opera House Saturday, March 19.  Prior to the play the group enjoyed lunch at the Village Grill.  More...

Washington Personal Mention

Overnight guests last Monday of Emilie and Mark Waters were Joy and Keith Wiggins of Pueblo, Colorado. The couple stopped in Washington while on a trip visiting family and friends in North Carolina and Florida. More...

Celebrating Diabetes Alert Day

Diabetes Alert Day is held every year on the fourth Tuesday in March. More...

... ready for inspection, Sir

When Airman Brianna Martin (second from left) graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, Nikita Martin, Bryson Shaw, Barbara Martin, and The News-Reporter were th More...