November 23, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Empty Stocking Fund drive underway

As the after-Thanksgiving rush begins, there are many who won More...

U.S. Senate confirms Andrew to RUS post

The U.S. Senate Thursday evening voted to confirm Millen native and former Jefferson Energy director James M. (Jim) Andrew to serve as administrator of the Rural Utilities Service More...

News

Hawkins’ home featured on tour

From Staff Reports The Town & Country Woman More...

Greiner Circle to be closed

From Staff Reports Beginning Monday, Nov. 28, the Georgia Department of Transportation and Shepherd Construction Company will close the southern end of Greiner Circle in Burke County where it intersects with U.S. Highway 25. More...

Christmas on Liberty promises non-stop fun

This next Friday More...

For The Record

Police chief ’s gun stolen, recovered

A gun stolen from the Waynesboro Police Department (WPD) was recently recovered from a trash can. More...

From the Blotter

Bad hiding place Police patrolling in the early morning hours last Thursday discovered a stolen car after waking the culprit sleeping inside. More...

Message to a sinner

Members of El Bethel Apostolic Church left this message for the burglars who broke into their building last weekend. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Bethel Marie Doss

Bethel Marie Doss, 73, of Edgewood Dr., Athens, passed away on Nov. 18, 2005. More...

Mr. Archie B. Taylor

Archie B. Taylor, 80, of Sylvania died Friday night, Nov. 18, 2005 at his residence under United Hospice care. More...

Mr. Johnny Joseph Simpson

Mr. Johnny Joseph Simpson, 61, of Union Point passed away early Thursday morning, Nov. 17, 2005 at the Greene Point Health Care facility. More...

Church News

Church News

Haven-Munnerlyn Haven-Munnerlyn United Methodist Church will celebrate Youth Empowerment 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 27. More...

Endtime Faith Deliverance Church of Midville announces the initial sermon of Wayne Benniefield. The service will be held 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27. Benneifield has been an active member of Endtime Faith since March of 1995. More...

Judge Daniel signs order for special DUI/Drug Court

The road to state court is littered with alcoholics and drug abusers. They pay their fines and serve their time, but most return with new offenses. More...

Man dies in fire at personal care home

A personal care home patient died Saturday in a fire caused by an improperly discarded cigarette. More...

Quality problems plague local pecan producers

Since his farming career began in 1976, Henry Hopkins III has seen his share of ups and downs in the pecan business. More...

Editorial

1st Century

The First National Bank of Waynesboro recently observed its 100th year of service to the citizens of Burke County. More...

RFD

Mrs. Sarah Day, my beloved 10th grade geometry teacher, passed away Nov. 15 after an extended illness. More...

Looking Back

10 Years Ago: Nov. 23, 1995 Martin Dolin defeated William Patterson by 127 votes in the Waynesboro Mayor More...

Sports

Bears swat Eagles, defeat Knights to open season

Burke County mauled Jenkins County in the home opener and slipped by Evans to start the season undefeated. The Bears played at Screven County Tuesday, but scores were not available at press time. More...

Lady Bears open season 2-0

Burke County More...

Spartans hit the court next week

Edmund Burke Academy begins their basketball season Tuesday, Nov. 29, with a game against Robert Toombs Christian Academy at 6 p.m., and head coach Todd Layton has high expectations for the Lady Spartans. More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

A Thanksgiving feast

The season of Thanksgiving is upon us. Families and friends will gather to socialize and enjoy the blessings of food. The More...

Home & Garden Tips

Don

Lawn and landscape debris, branches and leaves, account for up to 40 percent of the refuse More...

People

Miss Nolan marries Mr. Andrew

Julie Therese Nolan and James Franklin Andrew were united in marriage at 6 p.m. Friday, May 20, 2005 at Grace Episcopal Church in Elkridge, Md. More...

DAR observes Indian Heritage Month

National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) is celebrating Native American Indian Heritage Month, and a school bus More...

Munchkin Land at WPS

Students in Debbie Wallish More...