April 13, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Home invasion

Man shot, robbed

A Waynesboro man was beaten, robbed and shot in his home yesterday (Tuesday) before being tied up with video game controller cords. More...

News

Burke County dinner focuses on teen abstinence, education

A free community-wide dinner and dramatic presentation will be held in Burke County Friday, April 22, as part of a federally funded education program to help teens avoid early sexual activity and focus on building strong futures. More...

Midville hopes to get block grant to fund repairs, renovations

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Mayor speaks to Town & Country

The March meeting of Town & County Woman More...

For The Record

Fraudulent checks circulating in Burke

At least seven local residents who thought they More...

State Court

Two fail to show,
warrants issued

"See if we can get these people rounded up today so they will take me seriously," Burke County State Court Judge Jerry Daniel said from behind the bench. "Ask the sheriff to start arresting these people now." More...

From the Blotter

Freeze, mister

A Waynesboro man was arrested Sunday after police found him walking through a neighborhood with a bag full of frozen food. More...

Obituaries

Mr. Gary Glynn Jenkins

Mr. Gary Glynn Jenkins, 75, of Alexander died Saturday, April 9, 2005 at Doctor More...

Mr. Larry Dewayne Daniel

Larry Dewayne Daniel, 46, of Waynesboro, died Saturday, April 9, 2005 at Burke Medical Center in Waynesboro. More...

Mr. Rodney Dukes Jr.

Rodney Dukes Jr. passed away March 31, 2005. He was the son of Rodney and Daisy Dukes of Waynesboro. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Rabies Clinic

Dr. Jim Alexander and Burke County 4-H will have a rabies clinic Saturday, April 16, and Saturday, April 23, at several locations across the county. More...

Church News

Church News

Cochran Grove

Cochran Grove Baptist Church will celebrate its 76th usher anniversary 2 p.m. Sunday, April 17. More...

In Sardis

Frog Wallow celebration Saturday

This year More...

Expensive, jail time, hazardous

Sign vandalism costly to taxpayers

What may start out as a prank or a search for wall decorations could end in a prison sentence and is sure to cost somebody money. More...

Railroad crossing closed today

From Staff Reports

State Route 56 will be closed for railroad crossing maintenance and repair between the side streets of Barron and Corker Row today (Wednesday, April 13). More...

Editorial

First test

Waynesboro More...

Looking Back 10 Years Ago: April 13, 1995

Ground was broken for the new Globe Business Furniture plant in Waynesboro. The Hendersonville, Tenn. company expected to employ 250 workers within two years. More...

RFD

All of you Huddle House fans will have to enjoy your coffee and grub somewhere else April 11-14. The Waynesboro restaurant will be closed for remodeling and re-open on Friday, April 15. More...

Sports

Golf author revisits Waynesboro Country Club

Curt Sampson came back to Waynesboro for a reunion. More...

Mentor/Mentee Basketball Tournament

The third annual Mentor/Mentee Basketball Tournament sponsored by Burke Community Partnership was held Friday, April 8, at Citizens Park Gym. The mentors won the game with a final score of 49 to 39. More...

Ten Star All-Star Basketball

Camp taking applications
From Staff Reports

Final applications are now being evaluated for the Ten Star All-Star Summer Basketball Camp. More...

Fields & Yields

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow
Spring weed control in ponds
Burke County Extension Coordinator

This spring has been warmer than the past few years, and if this trend continues for the next few weeks, pondweeds will get an early start. More...

Burke County Agricultural Calendar of Events

April 13 Invasive Plant Control Workshop, RDC, Tifton. Registration and fee required. Pesticide credit offered. More...

Home & Garden Tips

When and how much to thin pine trees
Burke County Extension Agent

Many landowners are unsure about when to thin your timber and which methods to use to estimate how much should be removed. The techniques for determining when to thin and how much to remove are not difficult to use and can be learned quickly. More...