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Sardis council meeting canceled

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Downtown … or else

Where people gather

"Where people gather" is the final article of a three-part series entitled "Downtown More...

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News

Construction of new library on time, under budget

For years, library manager Elaine Sikes has dreamed of creating a new home for her vast collection of books. More...

Limited budget means $3 million in cuts for WBCRD

The Waynesboro-Burke County Recreation Department (WBCRD) Commission has proposed a budget of $1,058,883.59 to the county commission for fiscal 2006. More...

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staff photo by Ariana Youmans Mayors sign documents for SPLOST Thursday, June 30, the mayors of Burke County assembled for the signing of two documents concerning the Special Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST). More...

For The Record

Sardis man arrested after sexually assaulting his girlfriend last Wednesday

A Sardis man was jailed on felony charges after a domestic dispute got out of hand last Wednesday, June 29. More...

Thief steals city pick-up, leads police on chase

An unidentified thief stole a city vehicle last Friday and led police on a chase through town. More...

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Contributed photos Do you recognize this burglar? Waynesboro police are looking for this man. He was videotaped breaking into Creative Touch Hair Salon at 218 East 6th Street around 2:30 a.m. More...

Obituaries

Business, civic leader ‘Big C’ Evans dies

Mr. Charlie Andrew "Big C" Evans, 78, died Sunday July 3, 2005 at Burke Medical Center, Waynesboro. More...

Ms. Gladys Coleman

Ms. Gladys Coleman entered into rest Thursday, June 16, 2005 at Burke Medical Center. More...

Mr. Grady Hammond Jenkins

Mr. Grady Hammond Jenkins, 89, husband of Gladys Rhodes Jenkins, entered into rest on Tuesday, June 28, 2005 at Doctor More...

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photo contributed Flying in for the Fourth This young bald eagle sits in a dead pine tree on Greg Hawkins' farm on the morning of Saturday, July 2. It appeared to have flown in for the holiday weekend as Hawkins first spotted it on Friday afternoon. More...

Southern Bank, The True Citizen

Cook-off to declare best Burke ribs

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Staff photo by Diana Royal Awestruck Children of all ages enjoyed the annual Jaycees fireworks show held at the Waynesboro-Burke County Recreation Department on the 4th of July. More...

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Editorial

Thanks, Jaycees

Once again this year, following the edict of our Founding Fathers, communities all over the country celebrated the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence with fireworks. More...

Looking Back 10 Years Ago: July 6, 1995

It was announced that a 40-room Jameson Inn would be built next to the McDonald More...

RFD

We worked on the Fourth of July and when we are open on a holiday, there is not much traffic from the outside and we get few phone calls. More...

Sports

Aging Bears take two from elderly Eagles

Burke County alumni took two of three games in the Old School Classic basketball game Friday, July 1, against Jenkins County. The younger Bears won 55-48, the ladies won 25-20, but the older Bears took a 65-63 loss in double overtime. More...

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Staff photo by Allen Smith Burke #1 wins title at Diamond Lakes Burke County #1 took the Junior Boys baseball title after winning their final game last week in Augusta. More...

BCHS softball tryouts set

Burke County High School softball tryouts will be held on July 25th thru July 28th at the high school softball field. Tryouts will be held from 3:30-6 p.m. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Blood drive

The Waynesboro Mennonite School along with Shepeard Community Blood Center will have a blood drive 3-7 p.m. Monday, July 11, on the Bloodmobile at the school. More...

Church News

Church News

Sand Hill

Sand Hill Baptist Church will have a one-night revival 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 8. More...

People

Alicia Deshay Jones

Alicia Deshay Jones will graduate from Augusta Technical College Tuesday, July 12, at the Augusta Civic Center at which time she will receive an associate More...

Miss Goodwin marries Mr. Navarro

Dr. Gwyndolyn Bargeron Goodwin of Carrollton became the bride of Dr. Clyde Emir Navarro of San Juan, Puerto Rico 6 p.m. Saturday, April 2, 2005, at the First United Methodist Church in Carrollton. More...

Miss Walker to wed

Mr. Green July 9

Mr. and Mrs. Leroyal Walker Sr. of Waynesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Pamela Latrice, to Charles Johnson Green, son of Mary Johnson and Charles Green, both of Waynesboro. More...