October 19, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Lewis found guilty in Golden murder

A Burke County man was found guilty this week by a Superior Court jury for the murder of a local man in a shooting on Cherry Street this past May. More...

School funding could change

Proposed changes to school funding could mean Georgia schools would be supported by an increased state sales tax instead of ad valorem property taxes. More...

News

Appeal unsuccessful

Board backs Baxley

A Waynesboro businesswoman said her Liberty Street property will remain vacant indefinitely after the Board of Adjustments backed building inspector Ronnie Baxley More...

2005 CSRA Star Search

Will Gay of Millen was named the 2005 CSRA Star Search winner during the Waynesboro Exchange Club Fair on Friday, Oct. 14. More...

Schools conserve fuel to save money

Burke County schools are taking measures to conserve fuel and offset high prices. More...

Sports

Warriors bring down Bears 35-8 in sub-region battle

STAFF PHOTOS BY ALLEN SMITH Julius Patterson is brought down by four Warriors. More...

Throw for the Dough winner

Joe Miller, right, picked up $100 for himself and for Burke County High School after tossing a football through an open truck window at the Burke County game Friday night as part of the Throw for the Dough contest sponsored by Link Chevrolet. More...

Lady Bears suffer tournament losses

By Allen Smith True Citizen Staff Writer

Burke County More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

Managing hay fields before winter

The production of hay for livestock is an integral part of agriculture in Burke County. More...

Home & Garden Tips

Upcoming training on how to prepare for agricultural emergencies

Georgia increased its agroterrorism preparedness another level by launching the local phase of the Agrosecurity Awareness Training. More...

Recipes From Louise

As seasons change, so does our taste in foods. When cooler weather arrives we tend to prepare warm, comforting foods. These recipes are perfect for a cool, autumn day or evening. More...

Near riot Police, doctor assaulted at hospital

Waynesboro police are providing around-the-clock security at Burke Medical Center after an emergency room doctor and two officers were injured in unrelated incidents last weekend More...

3-year-old killed in accident

A young Millen boy was killed last Saturday when his family More...

Gas prices affecting county budget

Everyone seems to be feeling the effect of higher prices these days More...

Midville receives grant

Midville City Councilman Scotty Womack (left) accepts a $500,000 check from Governor Sonny Perdue on behalf of the city. More...

Editorial

Quality of life

With manufacturing job growth pretty much at a standstill nationwide, communities like ours will have to focus more and more on improving the quality of life for current and prospective residents. More...

RFD

Have you ever wondered what the officiating minister at your funeral will have to say about you when you die? I had never really thought about myself ... but I have others for I often write about those I have known who have passed on. More...

Looking Back

10 Years Ago: Oct. 19, 1995 The Rev. James W. Clark of Waynesboro raised a 5-pound sweet potato in his front yard. In addition to the sweet potato, Clark grew tomato vines nearly 6 feet tall. More...

For The Record

Accidental stabbing, attempted shooting at Waynesboro club

A woman reported that she was stabbed at Club Cowboy last weekend, and a pregnant woman from Augusta said someone pointed a gun at her. More...

Local business robbed at gunpoint yesterday

An armed man ran out of his shoes after robbing a local business yesterday afternoon. More...

Walden trial delayed

The trial of a local woman accused of killing her husband was delayed this week when the judge recused himself. More...

Obituaries

Daniel B. Parnell, Sr.

Mr. Daniel B. Parnell, Sr., 80, of Waynesboro died Friday, Oct. 14, 2005 at Brentwood Terrace Health Center. More...

Mr. Wallace R. DuBose

Wallace R. DuBose of Augusta, husband of the late Georgene H. DeBose, entered into rest at the Medical College of Georgia, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2005. More...

Mrs. Lois W. Johnson

Mrs. Lois Weatherford Johnson, 90, of Waynesboro entered into rest Monday, Oct. 17, 2005, at Keysville Nursing Home. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

School Council The School Council meeting will be 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20 at Burke County Middle School. More...

Church News

Church News

Murphy Ebenezer Murphy Ebenezer Baptist Church will celebrate its second Appreciation Day for its pastor, the Rev. Echols Miller, and first lady Anita Miller 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 6. More...

People

Jacob Walker

Jacob L. Walker was recently selected to a Contract Specialist position with the Naval Undersea More...

Superior Court grand jurors drawn

From Staff Reports Grand jurors have been selected for the October 2005 term of Superior Court. Judge William M. Fleming Jr. will preside. More...

Sylvester, Merry unite in marriage

Miss Martha Anna Sylvester became the bride of Bradford Woodhull Merry Jr. at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 23, 2005 at the home of the bride More...