December 14, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Midville passes millage rate

At an advertised meeting last Wednesday, the Midville City Council unanimously agreed not to raise property taxes for city residents. More...

Letters to Santa

This young More...

News

Wheat production plummets in Burke County

A drive through Burke County won More...

In State Court Driving on suspended license gets man two months in jail

Slow learner A Jenkins County man charged for the fifth time with driving on a suspended license will have two months to ponder his actions. More...

Helping Hands Program dedicated to improving family literacy

(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...

Sports

In 54-52 win Jenkins hits buzzer-beater

A game-time decision to play Willie Jenkins worked to Burke County More...

Lady Bears slip to 4-5 after weekend losses

Burke County girls More...

Spartans coach optimistic despite four losses

The Edmund Burke Academy Spartans (0-4) suffered three losses last week. However, head coach Todd Layton remains optimistic about the rest of the season. More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

Variety planning for 2006

The harvest season is coming to a close for Burke counties summer crops. Only a few acres of cotton and soybeans are yet More...

Home & Garden Tips

Make your holiday season safe

The old saying More...

Nomination meetings announced for Georgia Peanut Commission board

From Staff Reports Nomination meetings to fill two positions on the Georgia Peanut Commission Board of Directors will be held this week. The Georgia Farm Bureau Federation will conduct meeting today (Dec. 14) in Swainsboro and Friday, Dec. More...

Court no-shows cost bondsmen $60,000

Nearly $60,000 in bond forfeitures were ordered by State Court Judge Jerry Daniel last Wednesday. More...

Burke deputies close night club; Club Paradise warned

A River Road night club was shut down Friday night after deputies acted on numerous reports of drug activity there. More...

2005 Empty Stocking Fund Goal $25,000 Total to date $8,950

Clifford Lewis Family ....................... $25 James W. Cleary ................................ $50 Mr. & Mrs. G.A. Steadman ................ $25 In Memory of Lonnie & Evelyn Mallard . More...

Beavers continue to plague Jones Lake property owners

If left to the beavers, there could be some big dam problems. More...

Editorial

Refreshing change

With a surprising combination of sympathy and discipline, State Court Judge Jerry M. Daniel has introduced some innovative and welcome changes to the judicial system in Burke County More...

Looking Back

10 Years Ago: Dec. 14, 1995 Joseph Dolinsky, for more than half a century a business and civic leader in Burke County, died Sunday after a three-year bout with leukemia. More...

RFD

We received a Christmas card from Scotti Tenney, formerly of Waynesboro, who now resides in Palm Harbor, Fla. More...

For The Record

Meth lab culprits add long list of unrelated charges to rap sheet

Two Burke County residents added several convictions to their already lengthy rap sheets in state court Monday. More...

From the Blotter

Concrete case Burke County deputies were dispatched to Hephzibah after an Augusta man injured himself with a concrete block. More...

DUI training course set for this Thursday

From Staff Reports A 4-hour course on investigating and prosecuting DUI cases will be held at the Burke County Sheriff More...

Obituaries

Mr. Charles B. Bonnell

FUNERAL HOMES WAYNESBORO Mr. Charles B. Bonnell, 90, of Waynesboro passed from this life on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2005 at Burke Medical Center with family and friends by his side. More...

Mr. Dewey Eugene “Gene” Odom

Mr. Gene Odom, 82, of Greens Cut Community near Waynesboro, devoted son of the late George Dewey and Marie Lee Odom of Millhaven in Screven County entered into rest Tuesday, Dec. More...

Mrs. Ethel Gay Underwood

Mrs. Ethel Gay Underwood, 87, of Waynesboro died Tuesday Nov. 29, 2005 at Brentwood Nursing Home. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Foster Parents The Burke County Foster Parent association will sponsor More...

Church News

Church News

NECBA The Noah Ebenezer Central Baptist Association will have its next meeting 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, at Daniel Grove Baptist Church. More...

People

McCollum’s celebrate 50th anniversary

James McCollum celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Nov. 19, 2005. More...