March 22, 2012 RSS feed / Personalities

New member joins Rotary Club

Beth Bunch (left), a vice president at F&M Bank, was inducted into the Washington Rotary Club last week during a brief ceremony at the club’s regular Thursday lunch meeting. More...

Iris Garden Club meets March 13; Judy Boswell presents program

The Iris Garden Club met Tuesday, March 13, at the First United Methodist Church in Washington.  Jane Bundy, president, welcomed members and thanked the hostesses, Marcia Paxton, Sharlene Zima, Lisa Luken, Paula Butts, Betsy Wagner, Diana Dougan More...

Ava Wynne Castaneda celebrates first birthday with party March 10

Ava Wynne Castaneda, daughter of Kelley and Patrick Castaneda of Clinton, S.C., celebrated her first birthday at a Minnie Mouse party at her home on Saturday, March 10. More...

Amis presents program on self defense at WMH Tea and Learn Mar. 14

Leigh Ann Amis, certified martial arts instructor, presented the program at the Wills Memorial Hospital Tea and Learn Wednesday, March 14.  Introduced by Susan D. Pope, community relations director, Mrs. More...

First Methodist Church to offer two studies beginning April 15

The Washington First United Methodist Church will offer two studies beginning in April including Beth Moore’s “Believing God” Bible study and a book study on Emerson Eggerich’s Love and Respect.  More...

History, comedy will be featured in WLTCo’s upcoming spring production

History comes to life with the Washington Little Theater production scheduled for March 30, 31, and April 1.  Phil Rothman, director, will present Julie Lewis, Henry Harris, Shay Harris, and Scott Lewis, in two vignettes set during the Civil War More...

Savannah historian to speak at Civil War Roundtable meeting

Scott Smith, President and CEO of the Coastal Heritage Society in Savannah, will present “The CSS Georgia and Ft. Jackson, The Saviors of Savannah” to the Washington Civil War Round Table on Monday evening, March 26, at 6 p.m. More...

W-WES recognizes students on honor roll and merit list

The list of students who have been named to the honor roll and merit list at the Washington-Wilkes Elementary School for the third nine weeks has been released. Students so honored are as follows:   FOURTH GRADE  More...

Learning about different cultures

Washington-Wilkes Primary School third graders in Nicole Smith’s class have been reading a variety of literature with emphasis on different cultures. More...

Laura Christian and Jeremy Pullen exchange wedding vows on Feb. 17

Laura Christian and Jeremy Pullen of Elberton were united in marriage in a double-ring ceremony Friday, February 17, at two o’clock in the afternoon in the chapel of the Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas, Nev.  The bride is the daughter of Mr. More...

Washington Personal Mention

Alpha Theta Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma, members, Judy Coxwell, Carolyn Gammon, Ann Tiller, Debbie Lindsey, Pauline Bell, of Washington-Wilkes gathered with other members, Helene Rhodes of Lincolnton, Joan Ashley of Augusta, Laura Croom, Carla Houston More...

Tourism representative speaks to SAR members at meeting March 15

Jeannie Buttram of Richmond County was guest speaker at the Washington-Wilkes Sons of the American Revolution, SAR, meeting Thursday night, March 15, at the Washington Woman’s Club.  More...

OLLI members enjoy evening at Deerlick Astronomy Village

Members and guests of the Washington Chapter of Osher Lifetime Learning Institute (OLLI) at UGA enjoyed an evening at Deerlick Astronomy Village in Taliaferro County on Friday, March 16.  More...

Blackmon attends Girls Scouts 100th anniversary celebration

Eleanor Blackmon of Washington was joined by her daughter, Myra Blackmon of Athens, and friends Susan Holder of Tyler, Tex., and mother, Clementi Holder, of Athens, and Susan Wilkins Goodrich of New York, in celebrating the 100th anniversary of Girl More...

Toombs House to host historic re-enactment for Tour of Homes

During this year’s Spring Tour of Homes, historic re-enactors Jenny Clarke and Lee Campbell will be portraying members of the General Robert Toombs family and friends as they welcome visitors to experience life in Washington during the year 188 More...