September 21, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Jones challenges Jenkins in November council race

Waynesboro Vice-Mayor Pauline Jenkins will see her first opposition at the polls since she was elected eleven years ago. More...

News

Board opposed to proposed education funding changes

Burke County Board of Education members unanimously agreed to sign a resolution stating their opposition to a bill that would replace local property tax funding for education with a 3 percent statewide sales tax. More...

Two Burke schools receive grants

Burke County School Superintendent Doug Day recently announced that the county received around $697,000 to implement a Comprehensive School Reform (CSR) Grant over a three-year period. More...

Air Force to hold public hearing Oct. 5

The Department of the Air Force will hold a public hearing 5:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, at the Jenkins County Agriculture Center for the purpose of discussing its Airspace Training Initiative Draft Environmental Impact Statement. More...

Sports

Refreshed Bears sharpen claws for Butler Bulldogs

Head Coach Steve Summers More...

Lady Bears douse Saints 12-1, 15-0

True Citizen Staff Writer Burke County softball improved to 9-9 overall and have More...

Volleyball wraps up long home stand this week

Burke County More...

Church News

Church News

Haven-Munnerlyn The Gospel Extravaganza will be 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at Haven-Munnerlyn United Methodist Church on Barron Street in Waynesboro. More...

People

Miss Barefield to wed Mr. Braswell

Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Barefield of Waynesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie Deanne of Charleston, S.C., to Lee Eric Braswell of Charleston, son of Bobby and Mary Ann Braswell of Wrens and Jean and Thad Gibson of Camilla. More...

Myers, Heatwole to unite in marriage

Tim and Bonita Myers of Waynesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Carla Renae, to Wesley Allen, son of Kenneth and Joyce Heatwole of Harrisonburg, Va. More...

4-H Forestry Team named Southeast District Champs

From Staff Reports Burke County More...

Commission agrees to extend funds for new tennis complex

The Waynesboro-Burke County Recreation Department (WBCRD) needs more money to complete the new tennis court facility and the Burke County Board of Commissioners has agreed to make up the difference. More...

Voters say ‘yes’ to SPLOST II

Less than nine percent of the registered voters made a $16.5 million decision for the county. More...

City building inspector draws criticism from area business owners

More than a dozen downtown business owners and residents gathered at Waynesboro City Hall Monday night to air their complaints about building inspector Ronnie Baxley and ask city officials to help ward off the creation of a More...

Burke Library dedicated

Elaine Sikes, Burke County Library Manager, expressed her gratitude to all those who contributed time and resources to the new library building at the grand opening and dedication of the library Sunday, Sept. 18. More...

Editorial

Make a fresh start

For the sake of everyone involved, it More...

Looking Back

10 Years Ago: Sept. 21, 1995 A four-way race for Mayor of Waynesboro developed as the result of last-minute qualifying by former Burke County School Superintendent J.D. Smith and former city councilman William J. Patterson. More...

RFD

The Farm Fest 2005 sponsored by the Waynesboro Shrine Club along with the first annual Boss Hog Rib Cook-off, sponsored by More...

For The Record

FBI agent cleared in county shooting

The FBI agent who shot and killed a fugitive in Burke County last April was cleared by District Attorney Danny Craig. More...

From the Blotter

Duck-napping Burke Medical Center reported fowl play last Friday when it was discovered that two iron ducks were missing from the water fountain in front of the medical center. More...

In State Court Woman found guilty on gun charge

A Burke County woman was sentenced to six months house arrest after she was found guilty of pointing a gun at another woman and simple battery in a state court bench trial this week. More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

Commemorating agriculture in Burke County

Burke County Extension Coordinator This past weekend the Farm Fest held in downtown More...

Home & Garden Tips

Controlling armadillos

The armadillo More...

Recipes From Louise

Summer has ended and fall has arrived. The fall season brings cooler temperatures and fresh, autumn produce. Try a few of these recipes using apples, pears, squash, and pumpkin. They contain flavors of the season. More...