September 14, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Armed robbers strike twice

Two local businesses were hit by armed robbers within a two-day period; but officers are not yet sure if the two cases are related. More...

Citizens’ Park Tennis Facility opens

Members of the Waynesboro-Burke County Recreation Commission and the Waynesboro Tennis Association gathered last Sunday, Sept. 11 to celebrate the grand opening of Citizens More...

News

Star Search returns to Exchange Club Fair

The Waynesboro Exchange Club is once again looking for a singing sensation. More...

Big screen success

The first More...

Best-selling author to speak at WIB annual conference

The Women In Business (WIB) annual conference will be 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, at the Burke County Office Park featuring mot More...

For The Record

15-year-old brings gun to local teenage dance

Waynesboro Police officers interrupted a local teenage dance after receiving a tip that one of the partygoers was carrying a gun. More...

Firearm training

Waynesboro Police officers honed their firearm skills last week inside the City of Griffin More...

From the Blotter

UFOs Officers reported an unusual number of damaged vehicles over the past week. More...

Obituaries

Mr. Fred A. Chance

Mr. Fred A. Chance, 67, died Monday, Sept. 5, 2005 at his home. More...

Mr. Alfred Hart

Alfred Hart, 60, of Midville died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2005 at Emanuel Medical Center in Swainsboro after an extended illness. More...

B Tractor in Mr. Larry A. Harris

FUNERAL HOMES WAYNESBORO Mr. Larry Allyn Harris, 62, died Friday, Sept. 9, 2005 at Brentwood Terrace Health Center. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Dickey Reunion The Dickey Family Reunion will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Rincon Church of Christ. More...

Church News

Church News

Jones Grove Jones Grove Baptist Church will have its Youth Revival 7:30 nightly Wednesday-Friday, Sept. 14-16. More...

People

A People in the News

Randale L. Holmes More...

Habitat to dedicate its fifth house

Burke County Habitat for Humanity will have an open house and house dedication 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at the house located at 1007 Fuller Street (dirt drive between Ninth and 11th streets off of Waters). More...

Wal-Mart gives to local organizations

On Sept. 8, Wal-Mart store manager Virginia Marhanka was pleased to distribute the following grants to area organizations: literacy grant, Burke County Public Library and Burke County Debutante/Debonair Society; matching grant, S.G.A. More...

Gov. Perdue to dedicate new library

By Anne Marie Kyzer True Citizen Staff Writer

Governor Sonny Perdue will join in Burke County More...

Friday is deadline for city council qualifying

With two days left until Friday More...

Downtown Development Authority members appointed

The Waynesboro City Council recently appointed a 7-member downtown development authority. More...

Riverfront development sells in Midville

Boaters may soon notice a change of scenery as they troll along the banks of the Ogeechee River flowing south of Midville. More...

Evictions upheld in court

Two women were evicted from their homes last week following a state court bench trial against the Waynesboro Housing Authority. More...

Editorial

Splost

Almost everyone has his or her own idea about how tax money could best be spent. Every group of citizens, based on age, economic status, race or geographic location, could come up with its priority list for government expenditures. More...

Looking Back

10 Years Ago: Sept. 14, 1995 Willie Palmer, 42, was being held as a suspect in the murder of his wife, Brenda, and his 5-year-old stepdaughter. More...

‘FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE’

This Saturday I have the pleasure of presiding at the marriage of two fine people. They are very much in love and can look forward to many happy years together. It More...

Sports

BCHS suffers first loss, has this week off

STAFF PHOTOS BY ALLEN SMITH Brian Bell makes a touchdown catch at the end of the second. More...

Carey wins First Burke Shootout

More than 40 golfers participated in the third annual First Burke Insurance Shootout at Waynesboro More...

Burke volleyball goes 1-1 in home opener

Burke County More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

Update on Asiatic Soybean Rust

Asiatic soybean rust has and is the main topic discussed in More...

Home & Garden Tips

Growing shrubs from seeds

Growing shrubs from seeds is educational and it can be fun. Many species are not available commercially so gathering seeds and growing your own plants More...

Peanuts remain abundant in Burke County

After two years of record growth in peanuts, the acreage planted in Burke County leveled off but remained steady this year. More...