May 11, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

47 Drug cases

Grand Jury indicts
husband in shooting

A Hephzibah man arrested for shooting his wife in the face was indicted by a Superior Court grand jury April 28. More...

News

Burke County coordinator Richard McDaniel retires with celebration

One by one members of the "audience" stood up to show gratitude for, and poke a little fun at, Burke County More...

Photo

Staff photo by Diana Royal Hatcher's memory honored Gen. H. Cliff Hatcher was honored last week at the Burke County Court House as Judge Jerry Daniel and Preston B. More...

Fields & Yields

Home & Garden Tips
Burke County Extension Agent

Glowing Embers isn More...

For The Record

Hunter believes he was shot intentionally

An Augusta man told deputies that another hunter intentionally shot him at a local WMA (Wildlife Management Area) last Wednesday morning. According to a report filed at the Burke County Sheriff More...

No accident

New information prompts
investigators to open case

Investigators opened a new case this week after a critically injured Waynesboro man told relatives he hadn More...

1200 stopped during weekend road-check

Nearly 1200 vehicles were stopped at two road-checks manned by eight law enforcement agencies and four canine units last Friday. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

UDC

The Margaret Jones Chapter No. 27 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy will meet 10 a.m. Saturday, May 14, at the Meeting Place. More...

Church News

Church News

Brown Grove

Brown Grove Baptist Church will celebrate its 125th church anniversary 2 p.m. Sunday, May 15. More...

People

People in the News

Mary Fowler

Mary Catherine Fowler, daughter of Dan and Cathy Fowler of Waynesboro, has been initiated into the Alpha Chapter, Phi Beta Kappa at the University of Georgia. More...

Burke shooting suspects nabbed in South Carolina

Two Burke County shootings may have been solved, following the arrest of four men in Dillon, S.C. who are wanted on more than 100 charges each. More...

Burke man killed in single-car wreck

A Waynesboro man was killed when he lost control of his vehicle and hit a tree Sunday morning. More...

Relay For Life gets underway this Friday

The culmination of Burke County More...

Staff photo by Elizabeth Billips

Jazz pizzazz

Jazz, an 18-month old Jack Russell Terrier, got out her "bling-bling" Sunday to practice her prance for the Beachy Bow-Wow contest, a fashion show for local pooches. More...

Editorial

Long overdue

We More...

Looking Back 10 Years Ago: May 11, 1995

Kwikset, a division of Black & Decker, announced that it would build a $40 million plant in Waynesboro, which would eventually employ up to 500 workers. Governor Zell Miller was on hand to welcome the new industry. More...

RFD

We are all born to die. The natural order of death is our children are supposed to outlive us, the parents. More...

Sports

Bears maul competition to take

Region 3-AAA track crown

In a sweep of Region 3-AAA track, the Burke County Bears finished off the competition last week and brought home their first region championship since 1999. More...

Lady Bears finish season at state meet

Burke County High School More...

Special Olympics held at BCHS

From Staff Reports

Friday, April 29, 188 athletes from Burke and Jefferson counties participated in Special Olympics at Burke County High School (BCHS). The athletes competed in seven events. Some will even compete in the state games in Atlanta this summer. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Sue Bailey Parker

Sue Kathryn Bailey Parker, 73, of Martinez entered into rest on Monday, May 9, 200,5 at Portsbridge Hospice in Augusta. More...

Mr. Joel E. Weeks

Mr. Joel "Joe" Emanuel Weeks, 50, of Girard died at his residence Thursday May 5, 2005. More...

Mr. John Willie Jones

John Willie Jones departed this life Monday, May 9, 2005 in Augusta. More...