June 15, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Photo

Staff photo by Ariana Youmans Tailgating Local green-thumb Ben Buxton of Sardis was one of a handful of vendors selling the first fruits and vegetables of the season at last Saturday's farmers' market. More...

News

In national bee

Shepherd has his best finish
in four years, wins prizes

Joe Shepherd, spelling bee sensation, competed in his final bee in Washington D.C. last week, with his best finish in the four years he has participated. More...

Wycliffe Gordon to play at Transformation 2005

In between the Lincoln Center and Helsinki, Finland, international trombone sensation Wycliffe Gordon will stop off in Waynesboro to play back-up for an old friend. More...

Burke students get on track this summer with a little help

While many children are out of school for the summer, a select group of hard-working Burke County students is trying to make a fresh start. More...

Obituaries

In Memoriam

IN LOVING MEMORY OF
KATHRYNE HEMINGWAY
December 1, 1932
June 13, 2004
He Only Takes The Best
God saw they were their happiest and

someone would not let that be. More...

Mr. Jack M. Sheets

Mr. Jack Malcolm Sheets, 68, died Thursday June 9, 2005 at the VA Hospital in Augusta. More...

Mr. George Dixon Sr.

Mr. George Dixon Sr. died Saturday, June 11, 2005. More...

Church News

Church News

McCullough Covenant

McCullough Covenant Baptist Church will have a Joyful Noise Youth Choir workshop 1 p.m. Saturday, June 25. More...

Authority continues search for industry

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Savannah River Parkway completion date 2006

Three contractors are working on four separate projects in Burke County which will result in the ultimate completion of the Savannah River Parkway between Augusta and Millen. More...

Waynesboro gets first historic preservation grant

The City of Waynesboro is one of six communities chosen to receive a federal historic preservation grant. More...

Midville council cancels ‘emergency’ meeting

An "emergency" called city council meeting was canceled in Midville 10 minutes after it should have begun when two council members reportedly could not make the meeting. More...

Photo

staff photo by Ariana Youmans All washed out . Part of a local dirt road washes down the side of Highway 25 just south of Waynesboro after an afternoon downpour on Friday, June 10. More...

Editorial

Political Corruption

Jokes are already making the rounds about the "Augusta wing of the federal penitentiary". More...

RFD

I had the honor of being one of the teachers for the teenagers in Vacation Bible School (VBS) at Botsford Baptist Church last week and this is the ninth year I have been involved. More...

Looking Back 10 Years Ago: June 15, 1995

Burke County Middle School principal Calvin C. "Bud" Gill was named deputy school superintendent by state school superintendent Linda Schrenko. More...

For The Record

Man arrested on two counts of molestation

A Waynesboro man was arrested for molesting two 13-year-olds and is suspected of having sex with a third. More...

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staff photo by Ariana Youmans The domino effect An accident, involving three vehicles, occurred at the intersection of the State Highway 25 by-pass and Highway 24 Saturday, June 11. More...

In local neighborhood 30 road signs missing

More than 30 road signs are missing from a Waynesboro neighborhood, and local police want help getting them back. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Father/Daughter Banquet

The third annual Father/Daughter Banquet sponsored by Girl Scout Troop #702 will be Saturday, June 18, at the old Blakeney Elementary School lunchroom (Headstart). More...

People

People in the News

Michael Washington

Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Michael Washington is a member of the 48th Brigade Combat Team who recently participated in one of the most realistic scenarios offered by the U.S. More...

Collins, Battles unite in marriage

Miss Heather Marie Collins became the bride of Wilson Wayne Battles Jr. at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, 2004 at First Baptist Church of Haynesville. More...

Evans, Zittrouer

to marry Sept. 17

Mr. and Mrs. Earl Ernest Evans of Hephzibah announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie Nicole of Hephzibah, to Raddie "Ross" Oswald Zittrouer Jr. of Waynesboro, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raddie Oswald Zittrouer Sr. of Waynesboro. More...