April 27, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

New assistant principals named

BOE approves Bible classes

The Burke County Board of Education (BOE) has made the first move in implementing a Bible class at Burke County High School (BCHS). More...

In the Furrow

On being a county agent in Burke County

This is the last week I can officially reflect on this topic as a county agent. After 589 weeks as the county agent here in Burke County and about 1,500 weeks as a county agent in Georgia, it is both an exciting time and a difficult one. More...

News

Heart and Soul Tour comes here

Photo by elisa keadle One by one visitors exited the tour bus to a large crowd of residents. More...

Photo

A visitor reads up on the history of the Bird Dog Capital of the World. Photo by elisa keadle More...

Burke County High School Chorus rated superior at festival

From Staff Reports

The Burke County High School Chorus received straight Superior ratings from all four judges and the Burke County Middle School 7th and 8th grade Chorus received an overall Superior rating at the District X Georgia Music Educators Association Choral F More...

For The Record

In State Court

Marijuana users will
receive month in jail

Anyone caught with marijuana in Burke County should plan on spending 30 days in jail. More...

From the Blotter

A bone to pick

On four separate occasions over the weekend, the Burke County Sheriff More...

Staff photo by Ariana Youmans

Behind the counter

Cold and allergy medications containing pseudoephedrine are in the process of being moved from the shelf to behind the counter in pharmaceutical and retail stores across the state. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Class of 1980
The Waynesboro High School class of 1980 has postponed its meeting until Sunday, June 5.

Fees will be collected during the month of May. Half the balance is due by the meeting or before. More...

Church News

Church News

Red Hill

Red Hill Baptist Church will celebrate its 16th pastor anniversary 11 a.m. Sunday, May 1. More...

People

Miss Harrington marries Mr. Roberson

Nellie Harrington of Port St. Lucie, Fla. became the bride of Dave Roberson July 17, 2004, at the home of Mr. Roberson More...

BCMS eCyberMission project wins award

From Staff Reports

Students often learn about science and complete hands-on activities, but are they able to make a difference with the information they learn? The answer is a resounding "Yes! More...

People in the News

Donald Abrams

Donald L. Abrams recently retired from Chrysler Corporation after 32 years of service. More...

Staff photo by Diana Royal ‘Heart and Soul’

The Heart and Soul of Georgia bus tour stopped in Waynesboro Wednesday, April 20, for a tour of our downtown and much anticipated shopping. More...

Roberts gets life plus 20 years for rape, kidnapping of woman

A man convicted of raping and kidnapping an elderly Burke County woman was sentenced to life in prison plus 20 years. More...

Editorial

Sex offenders

The Florida legislature, under pressure because of two nationally publicized cases, has taken steps to increase the punishment for child molestation. More...

RFD

Michelle Bryant was a damsel in distress last week as her car shut off and would not start at the intersection of Sixth and Liberty streets. More...

Looking Back 10 Years Ago: April 27, 1995

Waynesboro civic leader W. Tattnall Thompson III died at the age of 81. Mr. Thompson had headed the housing authority here for many years. More...

Sports

Lady Bears run off with Region 3-AAA title

The nine-member team
beat 12 teams to win

Burke County More...

Burke County High School to host region golf tournament this week

Burke County High School More...

Bears travel to Cordele for state tennis first round

Burke County High School More...

Obituaries

Ms. Mary Frances Cox Ziprik

Ms. Mary Frances Cox Ziprik, 67, of Hiram died Thursday, April 21, 2005. More...

Sandra Fay Sikes

Sandra Fay Sikes, age 50, died Sunday, April 24, 2005, in Rockdale County, Georgia. More...

IN MEMORY OF

BENNIE "BILLY" LEE DUKES, SR. More...