August 3, 2006 RSS feed / Personalities

New Beginnings

Porter Wright Brown Mr. and Mrs. Justin Cread Brown of Thomson announce the birth of their son, Porter Wright, on Wednesday, July 26, at Doctors Hospital in Augusta. Porter weighed 8 lbs. 6 ozs. and was 20 1/2 inches long. More...

Shana Mcgruder visits, competes in Elberton triathlon

Shana Boyd Mcgruder and children, Will and Rebecca, of Atlanta were in Washington this weekend with Gail Boyd with plans for Mrs. Mcgruder to run in the triathlon in Elberton. More...

Leonard Hopkins celebrates ninetieth birthday on July 13

Leonard Hopkins celebrated his ninetieth birthday on July 13, at Wilkes Health Care Center where he resides. More...

Hannah Bufford honored at Chuck E Cheese party

Hannah Bufford, daughter of Chris Bufford, celebrated her second birthday with a party on July 1 at Chuck E Cheese in Augusta hosted by her father and b r o t h e r , Westley. Her birthday was July 2. More...

Blackwells visit, enjoy time spent with family and friends

First Lieutenant and Mrs. Matthew C. Blackwell visited his stepfather and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Turner Callaway, in Rayle for three days, July 13-15, during a brief leave from his service in Iraq. More...

Allie Hearn treated to 'Dora the Explorer' party

Allie Hearn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gil Hearn of Dunwoody, celebrated her third birthday with a party at her home on Saturday, July 8. Her birthday was July 12. More...

Kathryn Maxwell enjoys zoo animal birthday celebration

Kathryn Maxwell, daughter of Mike and Jan Maxwell of Evans, celebrated her third birthday with a zoo animal party at her home on July 22. Her birthday was July 18. More...

News-Reporter reminds readers of policies

The following policies for wedding writeups, engagement announcements, birthdays, and other social articles have been in effect since Sept. 1, 2003 and are strictly observed by More...

You can get online even without a computer

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Women's fall Bible study uses Beth Moore's book on Daniel

The First Baptist Church, Washington, will begin its annual fall women's Bible study on Wednesday morning, August 16, and Thursday evening, August 17. More...

EMS to sponsor training course here

The Wilkes County Emergency Medical Services (EMS), in conjunction with Athens Technical College, seeks to sponsor another EMTI class in Wilkes County beginning in September. More...

Jason Chapman to lead SGA at Abraham Baldwin Ag Coll.

Jason Chapman first set foot on the campus of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) to visit his sister. More...

W-WES TEAM is ready for first day of school; Open House welcomes visitors today, 1-3 p.m.

The hallways of WashingtonWilkes Elementary School are empty and quiet today, but tomorrow things at W-WES will look and sound quite different as approximately 360 PreK, fourth-, and fifthgrade students return for the first day of the 2006-2007 schoo More...

Kiwanis hears about salon and day spa

Derek Fountain (left) was the guest speaker at this week's Washington Kiwanis club meeting, hosted by Chris Hughes and Deanne Crook. More...

Taylor Echols celebrates seventh birthday July 9

Taylor Echols, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Echols, was seven years old on July 9 and was treated to several celebrations. More...

Aubrey Dean Flanigan guest of honor at first birthday party June 23

Aubrey Dean Flanigan, son of John David and Renee Flanigan of Lincolnton, was one year old on June 23 and celebrated his birthday with his parents and sister, Jewel Love, family and friends on two occasions. More...

Amy Denise Smothers to marry Kevin Thomas Wheelis August 5

Mr. and Mrs. Kedric Smothers of Valdosta announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Denise, to Kevin Thomas Wheelis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Wheelis of Lawrenceville. More...

Semira Chennault celebrates first birthday on July 5

Semira Lynette Chennault, daughter of Otis and Valerie Chennault, celebrated her first birthday on July 5. More...

Mary Rogers guest of honor at 86th birthday celebration

Mary Elizabeth Mansfield Rogers was honored on her 86th birthday at a family celebration on Sunday, July 30, at the Georgia Baptist Association Office hosted by her daughters, Patricia Rogers Stowe of Cordele, Janice Rogers Hopkins of Lawrenceville a More...

Washington Personals

Mrs. Lewis McCall accompanied her daughter and granddaughter, Mrs. Jeff Florence and Hannah, of Madison for several days vacation at Georgetown, S.C., where they enjoyed the beautiful Mansfield Plantation Bed and Breakfast. More...

Richard Bush receives Doctorate from Walden Univ.

Richard Bush, grandson of Mrs. Sam Bonner of Washington, received his Doctorate in Applied Management and Decision Sciences from Walden University in commencement exercises on July 15 at Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind. More...

New teachers introduced to system

An orientation meeting was held Thursday, July 27, for nine new teachers who have joined the Wilkes County School System for the 2006-2007 school year. More...

Therapist demonstrates for Rotarians

Derek Fountain (left), spa manager and massage therapist for The Fountain Salon and Spa gave a demonstration of techniques used in different types of massage therapy at the regular meeting of the Washington Rotary Club on Thursday, July 27. More...

Police tip hotline available

In a small town, it's tough to tell the police when your neighbors are doing something illegal. More...

Designer handbags featured at Aug. 12 Wills fashion show

Extensive plans for the Wills Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Fashion Show to be held Saturday, August 12, are nearing completion. More...

Pet of the week

The little mixed breed dog being held by Grace Ann Branch is one of the dogs for adoption on Adopt A Pet Day. More...

Wilkes Health Care residents enjoy visits with family, friends

Zella Bennett visited Miss Mary McClearen. Visiting Mrs. Sara Gaines were Thelma Long, Imogene and Charlie Fields, Karen Gaines, and Julia Gartrell. Guests of Mrs. Sara E. Walton were Linda Garrett, Shirley Crocker, and Marshall Garrett. More...