September 15, 2016 RSS feed / Personalities

Students learn about electrical safety

First United Methodist Church Pre-Kindergarten students enjoyed a visit from the Rayle Electric Membership Corporation where they learned about electrical safety and got a demonstration of the bucket More...

Reynolds Circle members meet on September 6 in the Manse

The Reynolds Circle of Washington Presbyterian Church Women met on Tuesday afternoon, September 6, in the Manse.  The hostess, Cheryl Young, served strawberry cobbler topped with vanilla ice cream with coffee and tea during a time of fellowship. More...

Ladies of Frances Wheelis WOM group meet at Pope home Sept. 8

The Frances Wheelis Women on Mission of First Baptist Church met in the home of Susan and Edward Pope Jr. Thursday evening, September 8.  Melanie Wells, facilitator, opened the meeting as she led members in the WMU Watchword. Mrs. More...

OLLI fall sessions to begin with local crime issues program

The Washington affiliate of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) will begin its fall sessions as it presents “Timber Theft and Other Local Crime Issues” on Monday, September 19, from 2-4 p.m. at the Episcopal Parish House.  More...

Washington Central High School Class of 1966 celebrates Wildcats' 50th class reunion with activities September 2-4

The Washington Central High School Wildcats Class of 1966 celebrated its 50th class reunion Friday through Sunday, September 2-4, with activities beginning at The Pope Center in Washington on Friday with a time of meeting and greeting.  More...

5th annual Pedaling for Paws event set for tomorrow evening

The Xi Delta Tau chapter, Beta Sigma Phi, invites the children of Wilkes County to participate in the 5th annual Pedaling for Paws event Friday evening, September 16, from 6-8 p.m. More...

Haley Ward and Jacob Thornton united in marriage on August 13

Haley Alyssa Ward of Athens and Jacob Lee Thornton of Siloam exchanged wedding vows in a beautiful double-ring ceremony Saturday, August 13, at six-thirty in the evening at The Retreat at Hiawassee River in Hiawassee. More...

Washington-Wilkes High School Class of 1961 gathers for 55th reunion on Saturday, September 10 at VFW

The Washington-Wilkes High School Class of 1961 celebrated its 55th reunion Saturday, September 10, at the VFW in Washington.  Class members enjoyed a time of fellowship at 5 p.m.  More...

Washington Personal Mention

On Saturday, Shirley and Boots Gunter, joined by Allison Hale of Athens, spent the day with Alicia, Cread, Luke, and Porter Brown in Clermont. After lunch, they enjoyed Luke’s middle school football game with Habersham Co. More...