February 15, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Two students injured in fourwheeler accident Saturday

Edmund Burke Academy students and faculty are rallying around an eighth grader who was critically injured in a fourwheeler accident Saturday. More...

STAFF PHOTO BY ELIZABETH BILLIPS Fourteen-year-old Miya Ward will go for the gold in March. More...

News

Services available for families raising children of relatives

Herman and Virginia Walden love their family. That love shows when they tell the stories behind countless photographs of their four daughters, 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren covering the walls in their home. More...

Late bloomer

Waynesboro resident Gladys Dickey says her Christmas cactus is old and slow, just like her More...

5.37 miles of Burke roads to be resurfaced

Eight Burke County roadways will be resurfaced, thanks to funding through Gov. Sonny Perdue More...

For The Record

Reward offered to solve armed robbery at Dollar General store

A reward is offered to anyone who can help solve a Monday night armed robbery at Dollar General. More...

From the Blotter

Over the counter A Keysville Store clerk called deputies last week following an incident with an unruly customer and a bag of change. More...

Course will offer financial training for health care professionals

Georgia Southern University More...

Obituaries

Mr. Albert A. Lee

FUNERAL HOMES WAYNESBORO Mr. Albert Austin Lee, 69, of Sardis died at his residence on Wednesday Feb. 8, 2006. More...

Mrs. Inez Lillian Cooley

Mrs. Inez Lillian Cooley, 79, of Hephzibah entered into rest Tuesday Feb. 7, 2006 at Medical College of Georgia Hospital, Augusta. More...

Ms. Laurie Michele Bowen,

Ms. Laurie Michele Bowen, 42, of Millen died Friday, Feb. 10, 2006. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Family, Youth Confab The Annual Family & Youth Conference will be held Saturday, Feb. 25, from 10 a.m.noon. More...

Church News

Church News

Lovett Hill St. James Lovett Hill St. James Baptist Church will have their Black History Revival Feb. 13-17 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Guest speaker will be Rev. Ramsly. Rev. S. D. Bing is pastor. More...

Historic commission approves request to demolish property

First Baptist Church has taken a baby step toward their ultimate plans for building a new sanctuary and education center. More...

Trial continues for man accused of sexual assault

Witnesses began testimony yesterday for the jury trial of a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman in Burke County in 2004. More...

Midville passes balanced ’06 budget

Midville council members call for change when it comes to city spending. More...

Hard Knock Life Local boxer to fight for Golden Glove

Miya Ward knows how to take punches. She knows how to give them too, favoring the More...

Editorial

Aggressive action

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

Looking Back

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

RFD

Ken Inboden, manager of Homesource, played Cupid on Valentine More...

Sports

State playoffs next Lady Spartans take second in region tourney

Last week the Edmund Burke Academy Lady Spartan basketball team (13-9, 7-5) achieved something that hasn More...

Spartans shut out in first round of region

The Edmund Burke Academy Spartans (3-18) ended their 2005-2006 basketball season last Wednesday with a loss to the Brentwood Eagles in their first game of the region tournament. More...

Bears, Lady Bears end season in region tournament

Burke County ended its basketball season last week in the first round of the Region 3-AAA tournament hosted by the school. The losses end the season and dash any hopes of postseason play. More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

NEW IRRIGATION

Technology continues to evolve and help drive the U.S. and world economy. These changes are occurring in homes, More...

Burke County Agricultural Calendar of Events

Feb. 16 Corn Production Update (Joint Meeting with Surrounding Counties) More...

Recipes From Louise

Cinnamon has a pungent aroma that is unmistakable. Cinnamon is a dark reddish-brown spice with a bold, spicy-sweet flavor that comes from the inner bark of the evergreen cinnamon tree. More...

People

People in the News

Joshua Brent Dickey,Emily Summer McDaniel Melissa Joy McGee More...

Miss Reddick marries Henry Shaffer IV Oct. 8

Miss Ronda Ann Reddick became the bride of Henry More...

Miss Taylor to marry Tyrone Wilson Feb. 25

Gladys and Barther Taylor of Midville announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer, to Tyrone Wilson, son of Helen and Odell Roberts of Louisville. More...