February 16, 2012 RSS feed / Personalities

Students learn about Colonial times

The fourth grade students of Fowler Drive Elementary School in Athens visited Callaway Plantation on Friday, February 10.  More...

Jessica Danielle Fant to marry Robert Tyler Blount on May 12

Mr. and Mrs. Monty Chris Fant of Washington announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Danielle, to Robert Tyler Blount of Lincolnton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hayden Blount, also of Lincolnton.  More...

Presbyterian Circle 3 women enjoy meeting at home of Liz Reynolds

Circle 3 of Washington Presbyterian Church Women met on Monday, Feb 6, in the home of Liz Reynolds.  Miss Reynolds, hostess, served delicious layered coconut cake with Moose Tracks ice cream and coffee.  Jackie Gale opened the meeting and More...

FBC’s Mary C. Reid WOM members gather February 7

The Mary C. More...

Garrison Owen honored at first birthday party

Garrison Owen, son of Renee and John Owen, was honored at a first birthday celebration at his home on Drinkard Drive Sunday, January 29.  “Fly Over for a Party” was the theme of the birthday festivities. More...

Ladies’ Retreat set for March 10 at Bethel UMC

Bethel United Methodist Church is sponsoring a Ladies’ Retreat entitled “Living Well” on Saturday, March 10, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the church on Skull Shoals Road.  More...

Women of Bethel United Methodist meet February 11

The Bethel United Methodist Women met Saturday, February 11, at the church on Skull Shoals Road with Belle Eberhardt, president, presiding.  Praises and prayer concerns were shared and Judy Brown offered the prayer.  More...

Hayden Miller celebrates fifth birthday Feb. 2

Hayden Miller, son of Amanda and Josh Miller of Washington, was five years old on Thursday, February 2, and was honored at three celebrations.  On his birthd ay, Hayden celebrated with his classmates and teachers at the First United Methodi s t More...

Rotarians enjoy activities at early Valentine dinner

The Washington Rotary Club held a special Valentine dinner a few days early last week during which members and their spouses enjoyed food, drink, and entertainment sponsored by the club’s social committee.  More...

Personal Mention

Eleanor and Steve Blackmon returned home last Wednesday evening from a week’s visit in Key West, Fla., with her sister, Emily Lowe, who recovering from cancer surgery, and husband, Don Lowe. More...

In memory of the Prices

Rebecca Price Morgan of Williamsburg, Virginia, and Paschall Price of Harlem, Georgia, place bricks in memory of Mary Lou Paschall Price and E.W. More...

Ezzell, Walker recognized at ACS

Two Wilkes County students have been recognized for academic achievement during the second quarter of the 2011-2012 school year at Athens Christian School.  Noah Ezzell, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Showing off their new toothbrushes

In honor of February’s National Children’s Dental Health Month, Angie Thornton RDH and Donna Osborne, from the office of Dr. More...

Delila Wilburn receives Masters degree from ASU

Delila Denice Wilburn received her Masters of Arts in Teaching degree from Augusta State University in Augusta on December 13 satisfying degree and teacher certification requirements in Secondary English Education.  Miss Wilburn completed this p More...

Joanie Perryman presents missions program to Frances Wheelis WOM

Jackie Gillispie was hostess for the meeting of the Frances Wheelis Women on Mission of First Baptist Church Monday evening, February 6, at her home of Hendry Lane. Tara Townsend was co-hostess with Mrs. Gillispie.  More...

Sydney Lynn McClain celebrates birthday with sleepover party

Sydney Lynn McClain, daughter of Terry McClain and the late Eydee McClain, celebrated her seventh birthday with a sleepover party Friday night, January 27. Her bi r thday wa s January 31.  More...

Cornelia Johnson Circle meets, continues video series on faith

The Cornelia Johnson Circle met on Tuesday, February 7, at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall with hostesses, Alice Lindsey and Linda Smith.  Judy Thompson, president, opened the meeting with prayer and greeted everyone. More...

Silver Streaks enjoy Abbeville trip February 11

The Silver Streaks of First Baptist Church enjoyed a trip to Abbeville, S.C., Saturday for a theater and dinner outing Saturday, February 11.  The group traveled to the Abbeville Opera House where they saw the matinee presentation of the Sherloc More...

Phillips Mill Baptist hosts Valentine dinner February 12

Phillips Mill Baptist Church hosted a Valentine steak dinner on Sunday evening, February 12.  The fellowship hall was formally decorated with cream-colored linen table covers. More...

Smyrna Methodist Women members gather February 7

The Smyrna United Methodist Women met on Tuesday, February 7, in the fellowship hall of the church.  Frances Hudson, president, opened the luncheon meeting with prayer.  The hostesses, Norwood Strother and Joan Spears, served a delicious me More...

New Beginnings

Lucy Elizabeth Bridges   David and Lauren Bridges of Washington announce the birth of their daughter, Lucy Elizabeth, on Monday, February 6, at University Hospital in Augusta. Lucy weighed 8 lbs. 7 ozs. and was 20 inches long. More...

New member joins Kiwanis Club

Rev. Kevin Madden, (left) pastor of the Washington First Baptist Church, was installed as the newest member of the Washington Kiwanis Club by President Trevin Burriss. More...

Perfect attendance has just rewards

A total of 143 students had perfect attendance during the third six-weeks at Washington-Wilkes Primary School. Of the 143, 48 students were winners of a free order of McDonald’s french fries. More...

Poster contest winners announced

Lexi Lamar and Secoria Danner are this year’s winners of the Revolutionary Days Poster Contest sponsored by the local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. More...