February 8, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Midville citizens to vote on liquor sales

Midville residents won More...

First Baptist unveils plans for expansion

First Baptist Church officials released plans for their Liberty and Shadrack Street properties. More...

News

$498,000 DOT grants will help restore Burke historic structures

The cities of Sardis and Waynesboro will collectively receive nearly a half million dollars in transportation enhancement grants. More...

Sisters remain hospitalized after violent crash

Two Midville sisters remain hospitalized after a tragic car accident in Augusta last week. More...

Conventional loans aren’t wrapped in red tape the way FHA loans are

Q: I just moved a few weeks back into my new house that I bought with an FHA loan. I now find that I must sell immediately and have a friend who wants to buy. More...

Sports

7 Bears advance to state wrestling tournament

Seven Burke County Bears qualified for the state wrestling tournament this weekend. They earned that right last weekend at a tournament in Elberton. More...

Lady Bears split final games of season

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Bears win one of two, host region tourney

After beating South Effingham 80-62 in the final home game of the season, the Burke County Bears lost a heartbreaker to Jefferson County 6965. More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

IS CORN IN YOUR FARM PLAN?

Corn grown for grain is one of the most widely planted crops in the United States annually. The importance of corn is essential for the health of the U.S. More...

Burke County Agricultural Calendar of Events

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

Home & Garden Tips

NOW IS THE TIME TO PRUNE SOME PLANTS

Winter doesn More...

People

People in the News

Brendon Roberson Brendon Roberson, third grader at Blakeney Elementary, More...

McBride-Bennett engagement announced

Mr. and Mrs. Davie McBride, Sr. announce the engagement of their daughter, A More...

S.G.A. students receive book gift

From Staff Reports The first graders at S.G.A. Elementary will have a new favorite book soon. More...

Local churches doubling up on morning worship

Area churches recently increased opportunities for local residents to attend a morning worship service. More...

Schools will see new leadership next term

Three Burke County Schools will have new principals roaming the halls come next school term. More...

City of Waynesboro $8.69 million budget passes

The first reading of the City of Waynesboro More...

Editorial

We care

When Lyndon Johnson left Washington after his presidency, he returned to rural Texas where, he said, More...

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RFD

It has been a tragic 10 days in Burke County for relatives and friends of those killed in recent accidents. More...

For The Record

Car-jacking foiled

An attempted car-jacking was foiled Saturday when the wouldbe victim turned the tables on his gunman. More...

Car slides into ravine

This Chevrolet Cavalier slid down the embankment on Southside Drive while trying to avoid a Chevrolet Tahoe that pulled out in front of it last Thursday. More...

Mothers leave children unattended in vehicle

Warrants have been issued for the arrest of two young mothers who left four children unattended in a parked car. More...

Obituaries

Mallory Olivia (Lilly) Johnson

Miss Mallory Olivia (Lilly) Johnson, 14, of Millen died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2006. More...

Sybil Miller Taylor

Mrs. Sybil Miller Taylor, 74, died Friday evening, Feb. 3, 2006, in University Hospital in Augusta. More...

Stefan Orlando Rountree

Phinazee & Son FUNERAL HOME Stefan Orlando Rountree, 18, of Vidette died Monday, Feb. 6, 2006 from injuries sustained in a car accident. More...

Church News

Second Hopeful Second Hopeful Baptist Church will have its annual spring revival Tuesday-Thursday, March 7-9 beginning at 7:30 p.m. each night. More...

School News

County Spelling Champion

Blakeney Elementary School fifth grader Chasity Hall won the county-wide Spelling Bee by correctly spelling the word More...