January 25, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Dilapidated structures come down; dozens more targeted for demolition

After a near-decade of sitting idle, efforts to rid Waynesboro of its worst eyesores have finally taken off. More...

Strolling with a purpose

Taking advantage of the beautiful weather Tuesday, Renee Barnhart pushes her son Adrian, 2, and his stuffed dog Spot More...

News

Sardis sends final letter, freezes city spending

Sardis city council voted to end a standoff with a resident concerning a mobile home. At its first meeting of the year, council voted to send a final letter to Margaret Odom concerning a mobile home she moved into the city last year. More...

Planters pays over $8 million in taxes

Planters Electric Membership Corporation General Manager Matt Brinson (left) recently presented a check for $8,822,035.14 to Burke County Tax Commissioner Cynthia McManus. More...

Chamber oyster roast welcomes field trials

The Burke County Chamber of Commerce hosted its third annual Bird Doggin More...

For The Record

Pedestrian beaten, robbed Saturday

A Waynesboro man was beaten and robbed as he walked down Hillhouse Street early Saturday morning. More...

Deputies make fifth arrest in meth lab bust

Deputies have arrested the man who allegedly led them on a chase while transporting a portable meth lab in the trunk of his Mercury. More...

From the Blotter

Lack of social skills The Social Club in Sardis lost its license to sell alcohol Saturday night after fights and attacks on police cars erupted there. More...

Obituaries

Charles Economos, former city councilman, dies

Mr. Charles Economos, 91, of Waynesboro went to be with his Lord on Friday, Jan. 20, 2006 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Augusta, GA. More...

In Memory

IN LOVING MEMORY OF SHELTON P. FLAKES Four years have passed today, The tears still flow, And the pain is here to stay. But I stay strong Because you left me with two legacies living on. One of our love, that I keep true in my heart. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Substitute teacher The Burke County Board of Education will offer substitute teacher training 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at the Burke County Board of Education Central Office, 789 Perimeter Road, Waynesboro. More...

Church News

Church News

McElmurray Tabernacle McElmurray Tabernacle Baptist Church will have its annual Men & Women Day program 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 5. More...

School News

EBA honor roll

Edmund Burke Academy has released the names of its honor roll students for the second nine-weeks 2005-2006. More...

BCHS Tech Prep Site Team sets goals for the upcoming year

From Staff Reports More...

S.G.A. Character Cubs

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Vandals hit BCHS; no arrests made

Burke County High School was stuck with considerable damage after weekend vandals made the rounds with Super Glue. More...

In Historic district Signs must have HPC stamp of approval

It More...

Fate of First Baptist’s historic property delayed until inspection

The fate of First Baptist Church More...

Silver Oak Lodge ‘no sell’ at auction

Despite anticipation of a big purchase at yesterday More...

Editorial

A good sign

We have long felt that Waynesboro and Burke County More...

Looking Back

10 Years Ago: Jan. 25, 1996 Louia More...

RFD

Do you believe in those who can predict the future? More...

Sports

In loss to Thomson Harden scores 38

Shakara Harden put up 38 points, but the Lady Bears fell to Thomson Saturday night for their third loss of the week. More...

Bears defeat Cadets, Bulldogs County. Thomson,

Burke County picked up two wins last week including an important Region 3S-AAA victory over the Benedictine Cadets. This week, the Bears were in action against Jenkins County on Tuesday, but results were not available at press time. More...

EBA drops one at home, two away

The Edmund Burke Academy Spartans (2-13) played three games last week and lost all three. More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

Soil liming considerations

The management of your soil pH is one of the most important management practices you will make in producing a crop. More...

Burke County Agricultural Calendar of Events

Now-Feb. 8 4-H Fruit Tree Promotion Fundraiser, Extension Office. More...

Home & Garden Tips

Now

The Burke County Extension Program is working jointly with surrounding counties for the More...

People

Robinson, Black to marry April 8

Robin and Joe Jeselnik of Waynesboro and Keith Black of Midlothian, Texas announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachael Brook Black of Waynesboro to Michael Elliott Robinson of Sardis, son of Donna and the late Mike Robinson of Sardis. More...

Miss Byne to wed Mr. DeLaigle

Dr. Edmund and Barbara Byne of Waynesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Nell, to Brad Everett DeLaigle, son of Donald and Patti DeLaigle of Waynesboro. More...

Miss Moses weds Mr. Gustafson

Kacy Leanne Moses became the bride of Scott Geoffrey Gustafson at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, 2005 at the Elvis Chapel in Las Vegas, Nev. More...