August 3, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Transportation projects considered by council

With the groundbreaking of Waynesboro More...

Weddon is Midville’s new police chief

After months of uncertainty in the city More...

News

Lightning strike sends local woman to hospital

A local woman spent the night in the hospital after lightning struck too close to a Waynesboro office building while she was on the telephone Friday afternoon. More...

Miss Black Burke County

Pageant slated for Saturday
From Staff Reports

The Burke County Black Coalition will sponsor the 27th annual Miss Black Burke County Pageant 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Burke County Office Park. More...

FIAMM

Manufactures, distributes industrial,automotive batteries plus other items for the vehicle market

"FIAMM is a company that offers many opportunities for people that are willing to learn and go the extra mile," says president and CEO Stefano Rosellini. More...

For The Record

Chief Allen attends annual summer training conference

From Staff Reports

As part of his continuing education and training in the administration of law enforcement, Waynesboro Police Chief Karl E. Allen recently attended the 2005 Annual Summer Training conference sponsored by the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police. More...

From the Blotter

Down to his skivvies

Police arrested a North Augusta, S.C. man who was found in front of Brentwood Terrace Nursing Home in nothing but his underwear. More...

GSP releases July stats

From Staff Reports

State troopers from the Sylvania Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated six accidents in Burke County last month. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Brunch

The Edmund Burke Chapter National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will celebrate its 80th anniversary with a Mad Hatter More...

Church News

Church News

Brown Grove

Brown Grove Baptist Church will have its summer revival 7:30 nightly Monday-Friday, Aug. 15-19. More...

Lewis indicted for Golden murder

The Burke County man accused of shooting Richard Eugene Golden, 46, in the head during a May 15 argument was indicted by the Superior Court grand jury July 21. More...

Pedestrian killed on

Old Waynesboro Road

A 38-year-old Burke County woman died Friday night after she was hit by a pick-up on Old Waynesboro Road. More...

Broxton makes headlines in big league debut

In his major league debut with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Jonathan Broxton is credited with blowing a one-run lead, allowing the St. Louis Cardinals to tie the game. More...

11 arrested for tampering with utility meters

Eleven Waynesboro residents will be summoned to city hall Aug. 22 to face Municipal Court Judge Percy Blount and allegations that they tampered with city utility meters. More...

Paving contract awarded

From Staff Reports

Burke County was awarded a contract from the Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) that will resurface 4.67 miles of mix resurfacing on various county roads. More...

Southern Bank Back-to-School calendars are still available

Southern Bank More...

Editorial

Midville back on track?

It More...

Looking Back

10 Years Ago: Aug. 3, 1995

Camilla Vaughn, Ann Sharpe, Karin Thomas, Sharran Thomas and Kamona Abrams were vying for the title of Miss Black Burke County. The event was being sponsored by the Burke County Black Coalition. More...

RFD

I read a news release recently from the Georgia Family Council (GFC) about a study that showed children who watched more weekday television during childhood and teen age years had lower levels of educational attainment compared to those who watched l More...

Sports

Bears chomping to get season underway

The Burke County Bears are back from camp and eager to take the field. After a week of terrific heat, the players returned from South Carolina State University ready for the upcoming season. More...

Obituaries

Mr. William I. Samuels

Mr. William I. Samuels, 89, of Hephzibah died Monday Aug. 1, 2005 at Burke Medical Center, Waynesboro. More...

Mrs. Lovenia Quarles

Mrs. Lovenia Quarles, 87, died Sunday July 31, 2005 at Brentwood Terrace Health Center in Waynesboro. More...

Mrs. Sandra Bernice Godfrey Cunningham

Sandra Bernice Godfrey Cunningham, 38 of Waynesboro, died Friday, July 29, 2005 as the result of an accident. More...

People

Photo

Baker blows big bubble Wal-Mart and Dubble Bubble recently held preliminaries of the sixth annual Dubble Bubble National Bubble Blowing Contest. More...

Walden, Hughes to unite in marriage

Mr. Keith Walden and Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Mobley of Waynesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Kay Walden, to Michael Derrick Hughes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael O. Hughes of Charleston, S.C. More...

Palmer Douglas Gresham

Mr. and Mrs. Brad Gresham of Augusta announce the birth of their son, Palmer Douglas, born Tuesday, July 12, at Doctor More...