May 18, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

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News first-hand

Roy Chalker Jr., publisher of The True Citizen and The Signal, Fort Gordon More...

News

This Friday Downtown Waynesboro

D.O.O.R. to present fourth annual

Hundreds of local kids will celebrate the start of summer break this Friday at Waynesboro More...

Teens Let’s Talk

Abstinence, motivation, music influence, substance abuse topics of recent open forum

Burke Community Partnership (BCP) continues to reach out to area youth through innovative techniques and a desire to educate and inform. More...

May is national Mental Health Awareness Month

Ogeechee Behavioral Health Services and communities across the Nation will celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month this May More...

For The Record

Sardis man wanted for growing marijuana

A Sardis man is wanted on felony drug charges following a Georgia State Patrol helicopter fly-over last Thursday. More...

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Car overturns off Highway 56 North

A one-vehicle accident occurred Monday (May 16) evening on Highway 56 North near Saxon Road. Deidre Y. More...

From the Blotter

Fishy story

A Waynesboro man was arrested Friday after admitting he More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Free legal help

Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP) staff members will be in Burke County 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Monday, June 27, at the Girard Senior Center to meet with senior citizens wanting free legal help. More...

Church News

Church News

Jobe Spring

Jobe Spring Baptist Church will have the Mayes/Spence family reunion 10:30 a.m. Sunday, May 29. More...

People

Home & Garden Tips

Georgia Gold Medal plants give deserving plants a leg up
Burke County Extension Agent

Anyone looking for new landscape plants should check out the Georgia Gold Medal winners. For a dozen years now, the Georgia Plant Selections Committee, Inc. has been recommending each year a new, short list of beautiful, proven landscape plants. More...

Burke County Agricultural Calendar of Events

May 19-21 14th Annual Young Harris College/ UGA Beekeeping Institute, Young Harris College. Pre-registration and fee required. More...

Miss Kelly to wed

Mr. Thomas May 21

Betty K. Jones (Marvin) of Waynesboro and Charles Collins (Gladys) of Midville announce the engagement of their daughter, Monicia Kelly of Grovetown, to Carl E. Thomas of Grovetown, son of Mildred Walker (Johnny) of Hephzibah. More...

SPLOST special election set

Sept. 20 for six-year extension

Residents of Burke County will be asked to vote in a special election Sept. 20, 2005 concerning the extension of the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) for six more years. More...

Waynesboro man murdered

One Burke County man is dead and another has been charged with his murder, following an argument behind a Cherry Street residence. More...

Parents concerned about baseball program at middle, high schools

A large group of parents confronted the Burke County Board of Education last week - half in support of baseball coach Kaveous Preston and half demanding a change. More...

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Relay For Life

The traditional survivors More...

Editorial

MacGregor Thompson

It has been almost exactly 50 years since young John Mundy III brought home a state golf championship for Waynesboro High School. More...

Fort Gordon

The Central Savannah River Area breathed a collective sigh of relief on Friday when the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) recommendations were released by the Department of Defense. More...

Looking Back 10 Years Ago: May 18, 1995

City Councilman Martin Dolin announced that he would run for Mayor in the next city election. Mayor Harold Rowland had previously announced that he would not seek re-election. More...

Sports

In boys’ track

Washington wins state, Bears finish strong

The Burke County High School boys More...

Spring workouts end on promising note

With the crunching sound of football pads and helmets crashing together, the Burke County Bears start the long road toward a Region 3-AAA title. Spring football has brought with it the painful memories of last season More...

Spring athletes honored during awards program

Spring sports athletes were honored last week at the 2005 Spring Sports Awards program at Burke County High School. More...

Obituaries

Louise Bolton Smith

Louise Bolton Smith, age 49, of Millen, died Saturday, May 14, 2005 at Jenkins County Hospital. More...

Mr. Joel E. Weeks

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

In Memoriam

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