October 26, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Hwy. 25 North

Rosemont Heights Baptist chooses new location

After 41 years on the corner of Stone Avenue and Highway 56, Rosemont Heights Baptist Church plans to move. More...

News

Sardis council looking for new chief after Muns retires

Sardis city council fielded a number of questions from citizens and took action on several mobile homes during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, Oct. 18. More...

Tektite still not found in Burke County

In his world of tektites, Cape Canaveral scientist Hal Povenmire is eight specimens closer to solving an astronomical mystery. More...

Thompson tapped to lead new bank

Synovus, a Columbus-based diversified financial services company, expanded into the Augusta area recently and chose Wall Tattnall More...

Sports

Patterson sets record as Bears drub Wildcats 38-0

Julius Patterson kicked a record-setting 42-yard field goal as Burke County skinned the Richmond Hill Wildcats last week 38-0. The team will wrap up the regular season on the road at Liberty County in Hinesville Friday night. More...

Potential recordbreaker killed with bow in Burke

Years of intensive habitat management paid off for Kelvin Rhodes during primitive weapons season when he harvested a potentially record-breaking buck in southwest Burke County. More...

Injuries, turnovers plague Spartans in 27-14 loss to Bucs

The Edmund Burke Academy Spartans (2-8, 1-2) played their third region game of the season last Friday night, Oct. 21 against the Briarwood Academy Buccaneers, losing 27-14. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Carolyn S. Joyner

FUNERAL HOMES WAYNESBORO Mrs. Carolyn Schmitt Joyner, 56, of Sardis died Sunday Oct. 23, 2005 at Jenkins County Hospital in Millen. More...

Mr. Bobby Ray Anglin

Mr. Bobby Ray Anglin, 74, of Sardis entered into rest Monday, Oct. 24, 2005 at his residence. More...

Cards of Thanks In Memoriam

The family of the late Tinie Mae Collins wishes to express deepest appreciation for the many acts of kindness shown to us during the loss of our loved one. More...

Church News

Church News

Pine Hill Pine Hill Baptist Church will have a choir workshop 6 p.m. nightly Thursday-Friday, Oct. 27-29. More...

People

People in the News

Marvin L. Givens Jr. Marvin L. Givens Jr. recently completed studies at Ogeechee Technical College and received his diploma as a specialist in microcomputer technology. More...

Seniors tour Nashville

Southern Bank recently sponsored a trip to Nashville, Tenn. for senior citizens. While there, Oct. More...

Roll Off Containers Mrs. Brenda W. McKoon and Mr. James R. McKoon Jr. of Newnan announce the engagement of their daughter, Chanda Nicole, to Adam Warren Daniel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Sir of Roswell and Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Daniel Jr. More...

Gas prices may be county budget buster

Almost double

Despite the recent decline in gas prices, the Burke County Board of Commissioners raised its original budget for gas for the 2006 fiscal year (FY), nearly doubling last year More...

Citizens declare ‘Best of Burke’

The people of Burke have spoken! You told us who you consider to be the More...

Keysville will choose new mayor on Nov. 8

As Keysville Mayor Emma Gresham More...

Editorial

Rosa Parks

Many Americans alive today find it difficult to believe or understand that in the not too distant past, a black woman would have been arrested for not giving up her seat on a city bus to a white man. More...

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RFD

Don%27t forget Movies Under the Stars has been changed to 7 p.m. at the City Park this Saturday. The event is sponsored by Georgia Power Company. Remember those dressed in Halloween costumes get in free. The costume contest is at 6:30 p.m. More...

For The Record

Hit-and-run driver faces more charges

A Girard man arrested last May for hitting a 5-year-old bicyclist with his truck and leaving him on the side of the road has been arrested again. More...

Woman rear-ended by log truck while avoiding pedestrian

Thursday, Oct. 20, James T. Dixon, driver of a log truck, rear-ended Dorothy J. Brown, driver of a Buick Park Avenue. The accident occurred around 2 p.m. on State Highway 56 near Bates Road. More...

Reward offered

The FBI is asking for the public More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

Do you have nematodes?

Burke County is blessed with an abundance of natural resources and productive cropland. Unfortunately, many of More...

Home & Garden Tips

Pansies brighten up winter landscape

There is nothing sadder to a lawn and garden enthusiast than a dreary, colorless landscape in January and February. More...

FSA office closure plan suspended

From Staff Reports The United States Department of Agriculture has suspended a plan to close nearly one-third of Farm Service Agency offices in the country. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Energy assistance The Energy Assistance Program will take applications Tuesday, Nov. 1, for homebound and elderly (65 years or older) households to pay their home heating costs. The program will be open to the general public Thursday, Dec. 1. More...