July 20, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Absenteeism can put license at risk

Students with excessive absences have more to worry about than getting behind More...

News

Braswell retires after 40 years of service to the City of Waynesboro

Back when diesel generators still provided electricity and before Plant Vogtle ever came into the picture, the Braswell family was hard at work for the City of Waynesboro and with the retirement of Bobby Braswell, so comes the end of 119 years of ded More...

Annual audit shows county in good shape

Burke County More...

Samsons Manufacturing

Drapery manufacturer is Wal-Mart

Situated on 200,000 square feet on the Waynesboro Bypass could very well be one of Burke County More...

Obituaries

Joseph C. Holland

Mr. Joseph Carl Holland, 66, died Wednesday, July 13, 2005 at Meadows Regional Medical Center in Vidalia. More...

Miss Betty Ruth Walker

Miss Betty Ruth "Big Sister" Walker of Gough died Thursday, July 14, 2005 at Medical College of Georgia. More...

Mrs. Florence Butler Nobles

Florence Butler Nobles, 88, of Davis, N.C., formerly of Augusta, Ga. died Saturday, July 16, 2005, at Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Fair housing clinic

Fair Housing Clinic Lunch and Learn will be held 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, July 25, at Ogeechee Behavioral Health Services for residents of Burke and other surrounding counties. More...

People

People in the News

Amber Gray

Amber Gray of Waynesboro, an accounting student at Augusta Technical College (ATC) Waynesboro/Burke campus, was selected as a Lowe More...

Miss Coble, Mr. Graft unite in marriage

Miss Jane Ellen Coble became the bride of Dr. Adam Lee Graft 4 p.m. Saturday, July 16, 2005 at First Baptist Church in Waynesboro. More...

Miss Quick to wed

Mr. Casarez July 23

Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Quick of Waynesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Ann Quick, to Jonathon Brian Casarez, son of Mr. Juan Casarez Jr. and Mrs. Adela Casarez of Waynesboro and Mrs. Reba Perkins and Mr. Doug Perkins of McRae. More...

Could Vogtle be site

of new nuclear reactor? More...

Meth lab discovery lands couple in jail

One of the largest known methamphetamine labs in Burke County was raided Monday, and a young Girard couple was jailed on felony charges. More...

GBI declines investigation of Midville Police Department

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) will not be conducting an investigation of the Midville Police Department unless residents come forward with specifics. More...

Friday is last day to cast your Best of Burke ballot

Now is your last chance to vote for your Burke County favorites! More...

Editorial

Exciting news

The mere discussion of the possibility of new construction at Plant Vogtle is exciting news for the entire county. More...

10 Years Ago: July 20, 1995

Work was in progress expanding the Burke County Hospital to accommodate a C.T. Scanner and expand the x-ray department. More...

Steven Rice a column about nothing

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For The Record

Deputies investigate report of odor, missing local woman

A foul odor and a missing woman had neighbors fearing the worst, but what investigators uncovered instead is a bizarre story of a hog, a bathtub and a man who couldn More...

Photo

photo by Matt Raulerson, Burke County Sheriff's Office Meth lab discovered in Girard home Sgt. More...

From the Blotter

Backdoor visit

A would-be burglar was arrested Monday when he was caught in the act and held at gunpoint. More...

Church News

Church News

Botsford Baptist

Botsford Baptist Church will celebrate Homecoming Sunday, July 31, at the 11 a.m. service. More...