October 5, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Stone gets executive appointment

Waynesboro Mayor Jesse Stone has been appointed to the Georgia Council for the Arts by Gov. Sonny Perdue. More...

News

Tillage practices save money, soil

When Lamar Black started practicing conservation tillage to control water and wind erosion on his cropland in 1993, he harvested far more than a healthier environment. More...

You can catch one too

Striped bass fishing reopened Oct. 1 on the Georgia side of the Savannah River for the first time in 17 years. More...

Celebrity Waiter on tap Thursday

Several community stars look forward to serving their friends and neighbors some low country favorites at Celebrity Waiter night Thursday. More...

For The Record

Burke Grand Jury indicts 38

The Superior Court Grand Jury recently found sufficient evidence to indict each of the 38 defendants they heard cases on, including a Sardis couple arrested in June for operating a meth lab in their Ellison Bridge Road home. More...

From the Blotter

Bad sports Two young men were arrested for fighting at a high school football game Friday night. More...

Second kidnapping suspect nabbed

A Waynesboro man was arrested last week for his involvement in the Sept. 20 armed robbery and kidnapping of a Keysville man. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Huzlee Gilchrist, 100 dies in Augusta

Phinazee & Son FUNERAL HOME Huzlee (Husie) Gilchrist of Waynesboro passed away at the More...

The Rev. James Ray Dixon

The Rev. James Ray Dixon, 53, of Hiltonia died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005 at the Screven County Hospital. More...

Sister Mary Nell Dukes

Sister Mary Nell Dukes died Thursday, Sept. 29 at the St. Joseph Hospital in Augusta. More...

Burke Happenings

DAR The Edmund Burke Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will have a meeting Saturday, Oct. 8, at The Meeting Place on Shadrack Street. More...

People

STC merit list

Debra Coleman, Angela Jones and Sabrina Scott were recently named to Swainsboro Technical College More...

Arrest made in four-county burglary ring; estimated $200,000 in goods recovered

A Waynesboro couple was arrested for their alleged role in a burglary ring that encompassed four counties. More...

46th annual Burke fair gets underway next Tuesday

As the air outside begins to cool, it More...

Editorial

Inflation

Prices are going up. Not just gasoline and other fuels, but the price of almost everything. More...

Looking Back

10 Years Ago: Oct. 5, 1995 Dick Byne was sworn in as Waynesboro More...

RFD

Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Jay Posey on the birth of their first child, a daughter, Karsyn Taylor, born Friday, Sept. 2. More...

Sports

Bears lose Homecoming in overtime

Antonio Jackson slips a Mustang for the first touchdown. More...

Burke softball season ends this week, region tournament Saturday

Burke County softball is now 12-9 after picking up three wins last week. They defeated Jenkins County 6-3 and took a pair from Liberty County 10-4 and 18-7. They played South Effingham Tuesday, but scores were not available at press time. More...

Wins 2 games

The under-6 soccer team at Waynesboro-Burke County Recreation Department played its first two games Saturday, Sept. 24. The first game, against Glascock, the team won 19-0. The team won again against Washington, 63. More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

GETTING GRAZING PLANTED

Livestock producers across Burke County utilize bermudagrass, bahiagrass, and annual warm season forages for More...

CRP contracts may be extended

From Staff Reports Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns said farmers and ranchers can reenroll or More...

Home & Garden Tips

GARDENERS MUST PLAN AHEAD

Summer is just coming to an end and most of the summer More...

Church News

Church News

Rosemont Heights Rosemont Heights Baptist Church will have its Heritage Weekend as part of the celebration of its 41st year as a church beginning 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8. More...