May 21, 2009 RSS feed / Personalities

New Colonial Dames officers installed at meeting April 25

Virginia White of Thomson relinquished the president's gavel to Pat Wilkins of Colbert at the Fort James Chapter, Colonial Dames XVII Century meeting Saturday, April 25, at the historic Groves-May House in Lincolnton. Mrs. More...

Amanda Price Simpkins and John Adam Godfrey exchange marriage vows on Saturday, April 18

Amanda Price Simpkins of Warrenton and John Adam Godfrey of Thomson exchanged wedding vows in an impressive double-ring ceremony Saturday, April 18, at six o'clock in the evening at the First United Methodist Church in Washington. Rev. W. C. More...

Nikki Smith and Ricky Morris honored at shower on May 9

Nikki Smith and Ricky Morris of Martinez were guests of honor at a couple's miscellaneous shower Saturday evening, May 9, given by Wendy Echols of Martinez, Judi Rollins of Augusta, and Angie Powell of Thomson. More...

Iris Garden Club meets at Bennett home for spring salad luncheon

Debbie Bennett was hostess for the spring salad luncheon meeting of the Iris Garden Club at her home off the Tignall Road Tuesday morning, May 12. Karen Stubbs presided and extended a special thank you to Mrs. Bennett for opening her home. More...

Tig nall News

Frankie and Gloria Ware attended Frankie's 45th class reunion at the VFW Saturday night. Edna Lamar also attended this reunion. .Remember when you are dissatisfied and would like to go back to your youth, think of algebra. Excuse me Mrs. Lamar! . More...

Tignall Baptist grads honored at brunch on Sunday, May 17

There was a brunch at Tignall Baptist Church honoring the high school graduates, Jerrick Darracott, Evan Harrison, Whitley Hodges, and Josh McTier. More...

Stories of life in Tignall during 1930s brings back memories

Last week, Jane Newsome handed me a letter and story from Miss Roena McJunkin of Newport News, Virginia. This was a tale of living in Tignall in the early 1930s as remembered by Jeanette (Penny) McJunkin Morrison and Roena McJunkin. More...

Bamford's contributions to the City of Tignall noted by City Council

Like so many others who were drawn to Sophia Boyd Bamford by her charm, courage, and warmth, the Mayor and City Council of Tignall wish to acknowledge her many contributions to our city and the North Wilkes community. Dr. More...

RAYLE NEWS

Sardis Baptist Church had a good service Sunday morning. We were glad to have several visitors. The children's sermon was given at the altar by Rev. Jim Newsome. The congregational singing was led by Joyce Fry with Pam Hall as pianist. More...

Harper's Personal Care residents enjoy visiting with family, friends

May 11 - Mrs. Pete Strother is in the hospital. We send our prayers and love to her and hope she will return home soon. .Faye Bufford went on an outing. .Mrs. Lois Smith spent Mother's Day with family at the home of Lyn Bentley. More...

Kizzy Shawanna Champion to marry Tony Lee Massey Aug. 1

Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Alexander Champion Jr. of Washington announce the engagement of their daughter, Kizzy Shawanna, of Brooklyn, N.Y., to Tony Lee Massey, also of Brooklyn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Raymond Massey of Brooklyn. More...

Whitney Sherrer entertained at bridesmaids luncheon May 16

May bride-elect Whitney Sherrer was feted at a bridesmaids luncheon Saturday morning, May 16, at the home of her aunt, Janet Lewis in Athens. Co-hostess with Mrs. Lewis was her sister and the bride-elect's aunt, Becky Orr of Dacula. More...

Washington Personal Mention

Weekend guests of Ronnie and Gracia Smith were grandsons, Korbin and Caleb Deriso of Dacula. l Dianne Futch of Statesboro visited during the weekend with her mother, Hazel Russell. More...

Crystal Purdy and Andy Jackson guests of honor at Couple's Party

Engaged couple Crystal Purdy and Andy Jackson were feted at a Couple's Party and Low Country Boil Saturday, May 2, given by Kyle and Sandra Brown and Eric and Jennifer Holton of Tignall and Blaine and Jeana Worley and Don and Connie Andrews of Elbe More...

Lundberg News

Our regular fifth Sunday covered dish meal will be Sunday, May 31, at Clifford's Grove Baptist Church. Members and friends, come join us. . James and I attended the Tignall Baptist Church luncheon and program Tuesday. More...

Heritage Health Care residents enjoy visits with family, friends

Guests of Mrs. Carrie A. Wallace were Hattie M. McManus, Rachel F. Moreland, Mattie J. Williams, Billy Wallace, Ebony Tolbert, Marie Tolbert, Lyla Gresham, Malcolm Cade, and Joe Hardin. .Mrs. More...

Homemakers enjoy instructive program on new quilt project

The April meeting of the Tignall Homemakers opened with the president, Joan Baker, welcoming members and leading the pledge of allegiance to the flag. Billie Carroll led the devotional. More...

Erika Jefferson is chosen for Society of H. S. Scholars

The National Society of High School Scholars announced that Washington- Wilkes Comprehensive High School student, Erika R. Jefferson, of Tignall has been selected for membership. More...

Aonia News

We had a great day at Ebenezer Baptist Church Sunday. Dr. Dupree's message to the children was on Moses. The adult sermon was "The Burden and Bitterness of a Barren Life," the third in a series on "Relationships That Last." Dr. and Mrs. More...

Revival services at Beaverdam Baptist to be held June 1-3

Beaverdam Baptist Church will have revival services Monday through Wednesday, June 1-3, at 7:30 each evening. Rev. James Bowen, pastor of the Siloam Baptist Church, will be the preacher. Rev. More...