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Midville council approves raise for new police chief

The Midville City Council voted unanimously to raise the pay for their new police chief at a called meeting Friday evening. More...

Free HIV testing available

Sixteen years after David Thompson tested positive for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), he More...

DOOR seeks entrepreneurs to fill nine vacant buildings

A good entrepreneur is hard to find, but the Downtown Organization of Retailers (DOOR) is doing its darndest. More...

For The Record

Mother leaves 10 children home alone

While attempting to serve a warrant on Pilgrim Way Saturday, Waynesboro Police found 10 children who More...

Intersection collision injures driver

Robert Jeffery Waddell was transported to the Medical College of Georgia after his truck collided with this tractor trailer traveling on Highway 56 South. Waddell ran the stop sign at Byne Sunshine Road in the early morning fog Friday, Aug. More...

Man uses stolen car in attempt to run over police officer

Police are looking for a man who tried to run over an officer with a stolen Cadillac last week. More...

Church News

Church News

Daniel Grove Daniel Grove Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its sixth Pastor More...

Burkehaven Chapel marks 50th anniversary this Sunday

Fifty years to the day will mark the 50th anniversary of Burkehaven Chapel located at the corner of Church Street and Park Drive. More...

Four Burke schools meet AYP

Burke County More...

Must pay bills Council to restore utilities to 70-plus customers

After two and a half hours of discussion, Waynesboro City Council decided to restore utilities to approximately 70 customers provided that they, in turn, make legal commitments to pay their bills. More...

The search continues

More than 100 volunteers assembled Saturday, Aug. 20, to assist Richmond County deputies in the search for the remains of Tiffany Nelson. Skeletal remains of the girl, who disappeared in 1994, were found on May 18 in a wooded area near Pop More...

Editorial

Plant Vogtle

Most governmental bodies, both city and county, find themselves spending a lot of time and money fixing yesterday More...

Looking Back

10 Years Ago: Aug. 24, 1995 Charles Edward Hills was convicted of murder, robbery and burglary in the death of local farmer Carlton Eskew. More...

RFD

Marshall Singletary Cones have become markers in downtown Waynesboro. I realize the cones are there for a purpose, but will they always be there? Since the new paving and re-routing of lanes in the downtown More...

Obituaries

J.H. Harvey Jr., legendary Georgia grocer, succumbs to cancer

Joseph Hillman Harvey Jr., known throughout central and south Georgia as Joe Harvey, the man behind the Harveys supermarket chain, died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2005 after a long battle with cancer. More...

Louvenia Jordan

Phinazee & Son FUNERAL HOME Louvenia Jordan entered into rest Friday, Aug. 19, 2005 at the Medical College of Georgia Hospital in Augusta. More...

Mrs. Dorothy Moseley Mullis

Dorothy Moseley Mullis, 91, of Augusta and Waynesboro, died Friday, July 29, 2005 at Burke Medical Center. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Class of 1980 The Waynesboro High School Class of 1980 will celebrate its 25th class reunion the weekend of Labor Day (Sept. 2, 3 and 4). More...

People

Miss Harper to wed Mr. Seeger Nov. 5

Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Clarence Harper of Thomson announce the engagement of their daughter, Tina Lannae of Augusta, to Walter Rhodes Seeger Jr. of Augusta, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Rhodes Seeger of Waynesboro. More...

Miss Joiner to marry Mr. Sawyer Sept. 17

Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Benny) Joiner of Midville announce the engagement of their daughter, Kellie Melinda, to Caleb T. Sawyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Randall Lee Sawyer of Ellery, Ill. More...

Free SAT prep offered for high school students

From Staff Reports Georgia More...