December 17, 2015 RSS feed / Personalities

Historical foundation hosts gala at Callaway Plantation

The Washington-Wilkes Historical Foundation hosted a Christmas Gala at Callaway Plantation on Friday evening, December 11.  In addition to celebrating the Christmas season, the evening was a thank you to members, an occasion to welcome new membe More...

Jessica Amanda Murphy marries Graham Walton Echols Nov. 21

Jessica Amanda Murphy of Rayle and Graham Walton Echols of Tignall exchanged wedding vows in a beautiful double-ring ceremony Saturday, November 21, at five o’clock in the afternoon at the First United Methodist Church in Washington. Rev. More...

Presbyterians host Christmas Parade Celebration

The Washington Presbyterian Church hosted its Fourth Annual Christmas Parade Celebration on Saturday, December 12, in the fellowship hall of the church.  More...

First Methodist Pre-K students visit God’s Marketplace

The First United Methodist Church Pre-Kindergarten visited God’s Marketplace Food Pantry and brought the canned goods from their food drive. More...

Children spread Christmas cheer at nursing home

The Pre-Kindergarten children of First United Methodist Church celebrated Christmas with residents of Pruitt Health of Washington as they visited, sang Christmas carols, and took reindeer goodie bask More...

Here are some tips for staying healthy during the holidays

The holidays are upon us and so are holiday parties, Christmas dinners, and other social gatherings. More...

Woman’s Club members enjoy program of Christmas carols

The Washington Woman’s Club enjoyed a program of Christmas music at the meeting Monday, December 14, at the clubhouse.  More...

Iris Garden Club gathers Dec. 8 for Christmas brunch, meeting

Members of the Iris Garden Club gathered at the Episcopal Church of the Mediator Parish House on Tuesday, December 8, for the annual Christmas Brunch and meeting.  More...

Washington Personal Mention

Julia and Dennis Palmer celebrated Thanksgiving in Evans at the home of Dona and Jeff Hornung. More...

Julia Kay Newsome baptized at FUMC Sunday, December 6

Julia Kay Newsome, daughter of Margaret Rae and Burt Newsome of Washington, received the Sacrament of Baptism during the morning worship service at First United Methodist Church in Washington on Sunday, December 6.  More...

Newlyweds honored at Trim the Tree shower December 12

Molly and Mitchell Esswein of Cumming were entertained at a Trim the Tree shower Saturday evening, December 12, at the home of her aunt and uncle, Jo and Buzzy Randall on East Robert Toombs Avenue.  Mrs. More...

New Beginnings

John Walker Glenn   Brett and Jack Glenn of Athens announce the birth of their son, John Walker, on Thursday, December 10, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens. More...

4-H members have Fun Day at Jaemor Farms

Eighteen Wilkes County 4-H’ers participated in the Cloverleaf Fun Day at Jaemor Farms in Alto, Georgia. More...