December 28, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Eight sex offenders added to Burke registry

Eight sex offenders have been added to Burke County More...

News

Beef producers look forward to good year in Burke County

Cattle producers can start their new year with a smile as they continue to enjoy historically high prices in the business. More...

County hires new maintenance director

The county will begin the New Year with a new facilities maintenance director. More...

Liberty Street wreck

These two cars collided on Liberty Street last Wednesday when the sport utility vehicle failed to stop at the stop sign on Fifth Street in Waynesboro, according to a report from the Waynesboro Police Department. More...

For The Record

Robbery of Girard Mall under investigation

Investigators need the public More...

Trooper injured in struggle with suspected drug dealer

A suspected drug dealer spent Christmas in jail after injuring a Georgia State Trooper during a struggle. More...

House fire

The Herndon Road home of retired educator Azalene Young was destroyed by a fire last Friday. More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

Insects in the winter; will they survive?

The arrival of winter has all of us trying to stay warm. We dropped to 28 degrees on the first official night of winter on Dec. 21. The end of last week More...

Home & Garden Tips

Care of holiday and gift plants

How long holiday plants remain attractive may be directly related to the care they are given. Careful handling is also More...

Recipes From Louise

In the olden days, black-eyed peas were used strictly for feeding cattle. During the Civil War battle of Vicksburg, the town was under siege for 40 days. No supplies went in and none came out of the town. To keep from starving, people ate the peas. More...

School News

Freshman gives her best

Burke County High School freshman Krys Johnson was selected as the Channel 6 Giving Your Best Award winner for the month of December. Krys was surprised during class by Brad Means of WJBF and presented with the award. More...

‘Mrs. Dimple’s Angel’

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BES donates to Empty Stocking Fund

Chad Frank accepts Blakeney Elementary School More...

Big trucks taking toll on city streets

Big trucks are taking a toll on Waynesboro streets, and city officials are looking for ways to bypass further damage. More...

Holiday Hours

The True Citizen and Chalker Publishing Commercial Printing Division will be closed Thursday and Friday, Dec. 29 and 30, for New Year More...

‘Demolition by neglect’ First Baptist property under scrutiny

A local church is under scrutiny for failing to care for its historic Shadrack Street property. More...

Editorial

Coach Day

At the end of this week, Doug Day will conclude career in public education spanning over 40 years. The last seventeen of those years were spent as superintendent of the Burke County school system. More...

Looking Back

10 Years Ago: Dec. 28, 1995 The Wimberly House received a More...

RFD

Jesse Palmer III underwent heart bypass surgery last Thursday. On Christmas day he was moved from intensive care to a private room and is doing well. I wish him a speedy and complete recovery! More...

Sports

Bears win tournament

Burke County took down Jenkins County and Jefferson County last week to win the Burke County Holiday Classic. The school hosted the tournament Monday Dec. 19 and Tuesday, Dec. 20. The Bears are now 8-3 and will play Evans on Jan. 3 in Evans. More...

Rollins leads Lady Bears to finals with 21-point game

Burke County More...

A fighting chance

The Burke County High School wrestling team may pin down a shot at state-level action. Midway through the season, their dual team record stands at 10-1 with an overall team record of 27-12. More...

Obituaries

Mr. Henry Phillip Tinley

Mr. Henry Phillip Tinley, 67, of Hephzibah died Thursday Dec. 22, 2005 at University Hospital. More...

In Memoriam

Notice ARNOLD GODBEE September 30, 1955 December 27, More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

NAACP The Burke County branch of the NAACP will have its Emancipation Proclamation Day program 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 1, at Thomas Grove Baptist Church. More...

Church News

Church News

Brown Grove Brown Grove Baptist Church will have its 100 Men/Women in Black & White program 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 1. More...

People

People in the News

Joshua Allan Dumars Private First Class Joshua Allan Dumars Honorary Platoon 1104 First Battalion Delta Company graduated More...