September 28, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Hunters harvest gators on river

Several hours after dusk, a hunter More...

News

Local woman donates silver to Wilson House

Some old Waynesboro silver has a new life in the Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson in Augusta. More...

Celebrity waiter to feature a bayou-inspired cuisine

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Radio station celebrates 20th year in Waynesboro

WYFA (Where You Find Assurance) 107.1 celebrated its 20th anniversary in Waynesboro with a reception Monday, Sept. 26, at the law office of Jackson Cox. More...

Sports

Bears maul Bulldogs, host Mustangs this week

STAFF PHOTO BY ALLEN SMITH Stefan Rountree drags down a Butler runner. More...

Burke volleyball loses three

Burke County volleyball dropped to 9-11 last week after losing three straight matches. They fell to Lakeside, Cross Creek and Josey in action last week. More...

BCHS Homecoming Court

standing: Anthony Palmer, Tomorris Jenkins, Jon Wingate, Drew Hammett and Ray Howard, Jr.; and sitting: Mary Wingate, Santrewl Hughes, Shanterra Powell, Tina Hundley and Me More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

Proper defoliation and harvest timeliness is critical in More...

Burke County Agricultural Calendar of Events

Oct. 5 Small Grain and Winter Grazing Update, 7:30 a.m. at the Office Park. More...

Home & Garden Tips

Update on the Research and Educational Garden at the Office Park

The Georgia Master Gardener program offered through county offices, is an educational program More...

People

Burke, Womack unite in marriage

Miss Lori Nicole Burke became the bride of Bobby Womack III in a double ring ceremony Saturday, April 23, 2005 at the home of the bride More...

People in the News

Dr. Roderick Hilton Dr. Roderick Hilton recently completed degree requirements for a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in education leadership More...

McCullough Covenant B.C. honors Mrs. Wright

From Staff Reports The Rev. Dr. Nathaniel Dunn and the McCullough Covenant Baptist Church family honored their church musician, Mrs. Willie Mae Wright for 50 years of service during a banquet at the Fire Mountain Restaurant in North Augusta, S.C. More...

Schools close to conserve fuel

Burke County students got an unexpected holiday Monday and Tuesday after Governor Sonny Perdue asked schools to close on a voluntary basis to conserve fuel supplies. More...

Local physician ‘Educator of Year’

Dr. Frank Carter was awarded the Educator of the Year Award by the 2,500-physician member Georgia Academy of Family Medicine at the annual Scientific Assembly in Atlanta. More...

Moore named county Teacher of the Year

Burke County High School teacher Lynda Moore was recently named the 2006 Burke County Teacher of the Year. She will go on to represent the county in the Georgia Teacher of the Year competition later this year. More...

Editorial

Grandstanding?

Governor Sonny Perdue has gotten a lot of press coverage, both pro and con, for his actions related to the two gulf coast hurricanes. More...

Looking Back

10 Years Ago: Sept. 28, 1995 Dr. Russell Acree, president of the firm that operated the Burke County Hospital, faced a five-year prison sentence and a $1 million fine after pleading guilty in U.S. More...

RFD

This message is to all of you truckers who park in our parking lot and block our spaces. Most of you leave your trucks running unattended ... look out! Friday, D&L Trucking blocked nearly half of our parking spaces More...

For The Record

Keysville man held at gunpoint, kidnapped

An Augusta man was arrested last Tuesday after allegedly holding a Keysville man at gunpoint and forcing him to drive to a relative More...

Seven arrested during six-hour roadblock Friday

Seven motorists were taken to jail as a result of a roadblock last Friday night. More...

Wreck at Cohen Road and Hwy. 25

An accident occurred Monday, Sept. 19, on State Highway 25 N. near Cohen Road. Whitney Erin Brown, the driver of a 1995 Subaru Imprezna L, rear-ended Fay H. Stembridge, the driver of a 2001 Volvo V70. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Connie Sue Newman Jourdan

Connie Sue Newman Jourdan, age 61, of Clay-Chalkville, Ala., passed away on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2005. More...

Mr. Cecil L. Cooley

FUNERAL HOMES WAYNESBORO Mr. Cecil L. Cooley, 47, of Waynesboro died Tuesday Sept. 20, 2005 at Bethany Nursing Home in Millen. More...

In Memoriam

IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY DEAR HUSBAND EDWARD E. WILLIAMS More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Library events The Burke County Library will have various programs throughout the month of October. More...

Church News

Church News

Bottsford Spring Bottsford Spring Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual prayer breakfast 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. More...