December 7, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Trash links teens to break-in

Three teenage litterbugs were arrested last Thursday after their trash was linked to a burglary in which five guns were stolen. More...

Burke County jobless rate drops

Burke County started the fourth quarter this year posting more favorable unemployment figures. More...

News

Celebrating the holidays

The weekend More...

Helping Hands Agency aims to improve quality of life for residents

(Helping Hands is a series of articles highlighting local agencies in Burke County and the services they offer that may not be well known to local residents.) More...

Empty Stocking donations made easy with envelopes

The Empty Stocking donation envelopes in today More...

Sports

Jenkins leads Bears past Wildcats in sub-region win

Willie Jenkins scored 28 points to lead the Bears past subregion foe Richmond Hill as Burke County won two of three contests last week. The Bears lost to Swainsboro 76-59 but beat the Wildcats 77-54 and Greenbrier 60-46. More...

Washington celebrates SEC Championship win

Marcus Washington (left) of Waynesboro and his University of Georgia (UGA) teammates celebrate winning the 2005 SEC Championship Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. More...

Lady Bears pick up important win

Despite losing two of their three games last week, the Burke County Lady Bears won the most important game of the week with a 4639 overtime win against Richmond Hill. The game was the first subregion game for the Lady Bears. More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

Thinking of a cover crop

Cover crops can be beneficial or a head ache in the cotton field or in the home garden. The adoption of conservation tillage practices has increased due to More...

Burke County Agricultural Calendar of Events

Dec. 14 Cotton Production Workshop, Rural Development Center, Tifton. Call to More...

Home & Garden Tips

4-H

The Burke County Extension Service was awarded a $300 grant to be used for things needed in the demonstration More...

WPD employees want their bonuses, too

Beyond the call of duty

The proverbial can of worms has been opened in Waynesboro City Hall. More...

Midville holds illegal tax hearing

Although Midville City Council members thought they More...

Parade is Saturday

The annual Waynesboro Jaycees Christmas Parade is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, and this year More...

County tax increase will provide raises, new EMA equipment

If residents were opposed to an increase in the county millage rate, they didn More...

Send donations to: Waynesboro Jaycees’ Empty Stocking Fund

2005 Empty Stocking Fund Goal $25,000 Total to date $7,210 P.O. Box 378 Waynesboro, GA 30830

Woodmen of the World ....... $100 Dr. and Betty Pellerin .......... $200 Roy (Chip) Barefield ............. $75 A&W Oil ................................. $350 Anonymous .......................... $100 Mr. John D. Carswell ............ More...

Editorial

Highway danger

Who among us has never encountered a fast-moving 18 wheeler, either on our rear bumper or meeting us on a sharp curve? More...

Looking Back

10 Years Ago: Dec. 7, 1995 Dr. Russell Acree was sentenced to five years in federal prison and fined over $1 million for drug-related crimes. More...

RFD

Who is it ... Marshall Singletary or Steve Rice? I made a big blunder when I was making up this page last week. I placed Steve More...

For The Record

Typographical error leads to man’s arrest

A Burke County man has spent the last week trying to clear his name after a typographical error led to his arrest. More...

From the Blotter

Losing control A driver from Virginia caused a panic when he pulled over in front of Mizell Ford and quit breathing. More...

Offenders fined for melee at hospital

Offenders in the mid-October uprising at Burke Medical Center received their punishment this week. More...

Obituaries

Robert Preston Adams Sr.

Robert Preston Adams Sr., 51, of Elberton died Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2005 at Elbert Memorial Hospital. More...

Cards of Thanks In Memoriam

I would like to thank everyone for praying for me during my illness. The power of prayer was stronger than anything I More...

Church News

Church News

Gospel Explosions Gospel Explosions Outreach Ministries #1 will have a Christmas concert 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, featuring community children. More...

People

People in the News

Clifford S. White Air Force Airman 1st Class Clifford S. White recently graduated from basic military training More...

Birth

Grant Monroe Mobley George and Jamie Mobley announce the birth of their son, Grant Monroe, born 10:44 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22. More...

School News

BCMS Cubs with Character

Burke County Middle School (BCMS) has named the following students More...

Second graders use fall foliage to make art

Mrs. Ogden More...

Best of class

Seven Burke County students were recently recognized for their winning projects in conjunction with Community in Schools (CIS) of Georgia More...