Since Washington had such a grand reputation as the “gem” of
Rhea County in its early days, it only seems right to showcase people and events which were a part
of its history. From information furnished by descendents of various families, we can glean
information about the town and its inhabitants. One such family was that of Thomas Weeks, with
information being provided by his descendents.
To see the full story, please pick up a
copy of The Herald-News.