July 30, 2009 RSS feed / Personalities

New Beginnings

William McClane Norman Grant and Lacey Norman of Boston, Mass., announce the birth of their son, William McClane, on Monday, May 11, at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston. Mc- Clane weighed 7 lbs. 3 ozs. and was 20.9 inches long. More...

Tiffany Michelle Spence to wed Scott Shattuck McGee Sept. 26

Mr. and Mrs. Sam Spence Jr. of North Augusta, S. C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Tiffany Michelle, to Scott Shattuck McGee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy McGee of Lincolnton. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. More...

Porter Brown celebrates third birthday July 26

Porter Brown, son of Cread and Alicia Gunter Brown of Thomson, was three years old on July 26. More...

Washington Personal Mention

Bill and Teresa Bishop attended the Logan reunion last Sunday at Cave Spring. The day before they were in Ringgold to see their grandson, Landon Bishop, participate in the Dizzy Dean World Series. More...

Rogers visits

Michael Rogers of Washington, D.C. visited Washington-Wilkes on Friday, July 24 to be guest speaker at Retro Cinema's showing of "Outrage" to a sold out audience. The film features Rogers' journalistic endeavors regarding elected officials. More...

Haileigh Slaton enjoys birthday celebrations with family, friends

Haileigh Slaton, daughter of David and Hope Slaton of Tignall and Jennifer Slaton of Washington, celebrated her seventh birthday on June 4 and was honored on several occasions. More...

Satano Truitt celebrates fifth birthday July 17

Satano Adam (Hooter) Truitt, son of Omar and Jessica Depaza of Washington, celebrated his fifth birthday on July 17. Hooter was treated to a party the following day, July 18, as family and f r iends gathered with him to celebrate. More...

Where in the world is The News-Reporter ...

... scouting the Florida Keys

On the Fourth of July, members of Boy Scout Troop 34 of Washington took the News-Reporter with them on a 10-day adventure to the Florida Boy Scout National High Adventure Camp. The scouts spent seven days aboard a 41-ft. More...

Tig nall News

There was a birthday celebration at Beulah Baptist Church Sunday after church for Clyde Rousey who celebrated his 96th birthday. Twenty-eight family members were present for the dinner. Clyde lives in Social Circle. More...

Libri Foundation grant would help purchase books

The North Wilkes Library has applied to the Libri Foundation for its second grant to purchase children's books. More...

Schoolmates who've been friends 60 years reunite, feel young

When school classmates get together it makes us feel young again. We can remember all those good times together in school and even in the first grade, but we can't remember what day it is or what we did yesterday. More...

Bailey recognized for contributions to Texas schools

Leon Bailey, a native of Wilkes County and the son of the late Bill and Bertha Bailey, has received a certificate from the Texas Education Agency in appreciation for his contributions and dedication to the children of the Livingston, Texas, school More...

Lundberg News

My granddaughter, Ann Caldwell, and I enjoyed spending time together at Augusta Mall Monday. We try to do this every summer when she has time off. She returned to her new home in Newington, Ga., near Statesboro, Tuesday morning. More...

Aonia News

Ebenezer Baptist Church will have revival services August 2-7. Sunday services will begin at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. each evening. Rev. Larry Montgomery will be the guest minister. Rev. More...

GeorgiaP Caleb Archer guest of honor at first birthday parties

GeorgiaP Caleb Edward Archer, son of Tangie Chafin and Eric Archer of Washington, celebrated his first birthday on June 26 on two occasions. More...

Wilkes Co. Training School Class of 1959 holds reunion July 18

The Wilkes County Training School Class of l959 celebrated its 50th year reunion on Saturday, July 18, with dinner at Alfred's on The Square in Washington. Eddie Finnell served as the master of ceremonies. More...

Washington Personal Mention

Enjoying an extended visit with John and Kathy Overstreet were his aunt, Janice Overstreet of Paducah, Ky., and cousin, Donna Overstreet of Jackson, Tenn. More...

John Henry Frost honored at first birthday party

John Henry (Hank) Frost, son of Marshall and Erin Frost, celebrated his first birthday with a swimming party Saturday, June 27, at Reynolds Plantation. His birthday was June 30. More...

Austin Fanning treated to John Deere Tractor party for sixth birthday

Austin Fanning, son of Greg and Marie Fanning, celebrated his sixth birthday on July 16 and was honored on several occasions. Austin was treated to a John Deere Tractor party at his home July 18. More...

Porter, Carson Eubank celebrate birthdays with pool party July 18

Porter and Carson Eubank, son and daughter of Robbie and Jessica Eubank, were treated to a pool party celebrating their birthdays at the home of Ashley and Tiffani Andrews on Saturday, July 18. More...

Carlie Thornton honored at first birthday celebration

Carlie Madison Thornton, daughter of Rob and Jill Thornton, celebrated her first birthday on July 15, and was treated on two occasions. Carlie's first celebration was a Winnie-the- Pooh party at her home on Sunday, July 5. More...

Where in the world is The News-Reporter ...

... trying to land a big one

For his twelfth birthday, Ty Gunter (center) took his News-Reporter and a group of friends for an excursion at Andy's Trout Farm in Dillard, Georgia. More...

Pole Branch holds women's workshop for about 70 guests

Pole Branch Baptist Church held its first women's workshop Saturday, June 27. More...

Celebrates a century

Mrs. Helen Adams of Gadsden, Ala., celebrated her 100th birthday on July 4, 2009, surrounded by members of her family and friends, and the staff at Northside Health Care. They enjoyed cake and homemade ice cream and were accompanied by Mrs. More...

Heritage Health Care residents enjoy visits with family, friends

Zella Bennett and Megan visited Miss Mary McClearen. .Guests of Mrs. Clara Monague were Betty Parks, Helen Fuller, Bertha Fuller, Jimmy Evans, and Mitchell and Shirley Smalls Jr. .Wilbert Jackson's visitors were L.A. More...

New York Giants linebacker visits family

Visiting Mamie Wilkinson Huff Sunday, July 19, was her nephew, Jeris "Big G" Wilkinson, who is a linebacker for the New York Giants. He is the grandson of Pie Wilkinson who many of you know from all the years she worked at Wills Memorial Hospital. More...

RAYLE NEWS

Revival services will be held at Sardis Baptist Church Sunday through Tuesday, August 9-11. Rev. Donnie Berry, pastor of Mallorysville Baptist Church, will be bringing the messages. Rev. Jim Newsome is pastor of the church. More...