June 1, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Federal Homeland Security grant given to Burke EMA

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is once again making improvements with the help of a federal Homeland Security grant. More...

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staff photos by Ariana Youmans Memorial Day service Monday morning a memorial service was held for the veterans of our area and country. Guest speaker Captain Ted Atwood Jr. More...

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Spaces available for grant writing workshop

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Keysville’s Mayor Gresham honored at CO-AGE meeting

From Staff Reports

Seniors from around the state were presented with the Advocating for Positive change Award recently at the Coalition of Advocates for Georgia More...

Annual Kaleidoscope Concert features BCHS chorus, band, handbell choir

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The 14th annual Kaleidoscope Concert brought an estimated 1,400 people to Burke County High School (BCHS) to experience the offerings of the superior-rated high school musicians. More...

For The Record

Elderly woman involved in high-speed chase, strikes another vehicle

An elderly South Carolina woman led Midville police on a high-speed chase for nearly 20 miles before crashing into another vehicle and a utility pole in Swainsboro. More...

Foot chase ends in arrest of local man for trafficking

A Waynesboro man was arrested for drug trafficking after he grabbed a paper sack from his parked vehicle and led officers on a foot chase. More...

From the Blotter

Joint for the joint

Investigators are looking for an unnamed letter writer who penned a note to a Burke County Jail inmate, garnished with five small bags of marijuana. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Class of 1980

The Waynesboro High School class of 1980 will meet 3 p.m. Sunday, June 5, at the Burke County Library. More...

Church News

Church News

Gospel Explosions

The Gospel Explosions Outreach Ministry Inc. will celebrate the graduation of Dr. Loretta Jones from Faith Christian Fellowship Bible College 7 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at Gospel Explosions. More...

People

Griffin, Washington to unite in marriage

Sharon Denise Griffin and Charles Washington, both of Waynesboro, announce their engagement. More...

People in the News

Heather Poindexter

Heather Poindexter recently graduated from Wesleyan College with a bachelor of arts in English and communications. More...

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Three Keysville residents graduate from GAED

Three Keysville residents recently graduated from the Georgia Academy for Economic Development (GAED) 2005 Region Seven Multi-Day Training Program. More...

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Staff photo by Diana Royal G-o-o-d l-u-c-k Joe Shepherd headed off to Washington D.C. this week to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee for the fourth year in a row. More...

Two men killed Friday in wreck off Ellison Bridge Road

Two Burke County men were killed Friday night after their vehicle hit a tree off Ellison Bridge Road near Sardis and burst into flames. More...

Mayor suggests ‘Neighborhood Associations’ to deter crime in Waynesboro trouble spots

Waynesboro Mayor Jesse Stone is counting on an old idea to put new hope back into the city More...

Editorial

Memorial Day

War, in its simplest terms, is a military solution to a political problem. And, where politics is involved, there are always differences of opinion. More...

Looking Back 10 Years Ago: June 1, 1995

It was announced that the north bound lane of the new bypass would be opened to traffic on June 6. Southbound lanes would be open by June 30. More...

RFD

On my way home Tuesday night, after we had finished with The True Citizen for the week I was going over in my head all we had written for that publication. More...

Sports

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Slug Fest The first ever Bird Dog Classic was held Friday-Sunday, May 27-29, at the Waynesboro-Burke County Recreation Department. The event kicked off Friday with Slug Fest, a double-elimination baseball tournament. More...

Obituaries

Judy B. Mallard

Judy Burke Mallard, a former resident of Waynesboro died Wednesday, May 25, 2005 at her residence in Summerdale, Ala. More...

In Memoriam

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Cards of Thanks

The entire Golden Family wishes to extend their sincere and heartfelt thanks to everyone in the community for the overwhelming and generous support provided in our time of such great loss. More...