September 7, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Gasoline scare sends drivers to the pumps

At left, long lines at Wal-Mart called for law enforcement supervision. At right, DelMac ran out of gas last Wednesday. More...

News

Farm Fest to feature fun for everyone

From Bluegrass to pedal-tractor pulls, next Saturday More...

HB 244 approved Burke voters need photo ID to vote in Sept. 20 election

Burke County voters will be required to present a government issued photo identification card when they arrive at the polls to vote in the Sept. 20 special election. More...

Hurricane victims in Burke need clothing

A family displaced by Hurricane Katrina is currently staying in Burke County with extended family members. More...

Sports

Victory solid, not perfect as Burke readies for Bulldogs

STAFF PHOTO BY ALLEN SMITH Fredrick Walker(41) and Lorenzo Terry (55) take down the Cross Creek quarterback More...

Lady Bears improve, prepare for Thomson, Richmond Hill

Burke County softball improved to 5-7 on the season and 1-0 in region play after last week More...

Spartans lose to Tattnall Square powerhouse

Prepare to face off with defending state champions this Friday

Edmund Burke Academy (03) lost to the Tattnall Square Academy Trojans, 27-0, last Friday night (Sept. 2). However, the Spartans played their absolute hardest and fought to the very end. More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

The passing of Labor Day has Burke County farmers anticipating peanut harvest. As peanut More...

Home & Garden Tips

Fall webworm management

The fall webworm is most often discovered when the light gray, silken webs on the More...

Burke County Agricultural Calendar of Events

Sept. 8 Georgia Pecan Growers Fall Field Day, Rural Development Center, Tifton. To More...

Burke man shot at cookout Sunday

A Sunday afternoon cookout ended with one man dead and another in jail for his murder. More...

The Roy Challenge

In an effort to rally support in our community for the victims of Hurricane Katrina, the Roys in town challenge all local businesses and organizations to contribute relief funds to the American Red Cross. The Burke County Cattlemen More...

Editorial

A time to heal

If current predictions hold true, and there More...

Looking Back

10 Years Ago: Sept. 7, 1995 Bettianne Childers Hart was appointed Judge of Superior Court by Governor Zell Miller. More...

RFD

I am sure you probably saw More...

For The Record

Autopsy confirms drowning in death of Harlem man

A recent autopsy confirmed that drowning was the cause of Scott Johnson More...

Waynesboro woman sues city for cutting her water service off

A Waynesboro resident has filed suit against the City of Waynesboro, claiming city officials violated her right to due process by cutting off her water service. More...

GSP releases August stats

From Staff Reports Georgia State Patrol troopers from the Sylvania post investigated four traffic accidents in Burke County last month. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Juanita Widner

FUNERAL HOMES WAYNESBORO Mrs. Madie Juanita Widner of Sardis died at home Wednesday Aug. 31, 2005. More...

Mrs. Mary A. Carpenter

Mrs. Mary A. Carpenter, 92, of Waynesboro died Thursday Sept. 1, 2005 at Burke Medical Center. More...

Mr. Bennie Young Sr.

Mr. Bennie Young Sr., 83, of Waynesboro entered into rest Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005, at the Salem Nursing and Rahabilitation Center. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Progress Reports Progress reports for the first mid-nine weeks will be issued for all Burke County school students on Wednesday, Sept. 7. More...

Church News

Church News

Christian Believers Christian Believers Outreach Mission will have its first mission anniversary at 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10. More...

People

People in the News

Chavous Johnson Chavous Johnson of Waynesboro was recently one of 69 graduates who received diplomas from Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service. More...

Miss Scott to marry Mr. Powell Sept. 10

Ms. Tashawn Scott announces the engagement of her daughter, Regina Scott, to Calvin Powell Sr., son of Mrs. Linda (Albert) Grubbs of Waynesboro and Mr. Rufus (Diane) Burdette of Jacksonville, Ark. More...