February 22, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Wanted

Waynesboro police are asking for the public More...

News

Vidette passes mobile home ordinance

Vidette More...

Council may tweak junkyard ordinance

Waynesboro More...

Locals to take part in strategic planning confab

Approximately 40 local leaders will gather in Savannah March 2-3 to figure out how to channel growing pains into healthy progress. More...

Sports

Davis puts BC wrestling on map with state finish

STAFF PHOTO BY ALLEN SMITH Mitchell Davis More...

Lady Spartans end season 14-10

The Edmund Burke Academy Lady Spartans (14-10) ended their 2005-2006 basketball season last Wednesday, Feb. 15 with a loss against Heritage Christian More...

Mentoring Night with Bears

Mentors and mentees from Burke Community Partnership were recently treated to a night of fun at the Burke County High School basketball game. Attendees had the opportunity to meet team members and cheer them on to victory against the St. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Myra Thelma Edenfield Sikes

FUNERAL HOMES WAYNESBORO Mrs. Myra Thelma Edenfield Sikes of Waynesboro, 83 went to be with her Lord Wednesday Feb. 15, 2006 at Portsbridge Hospice in Augusta, GA. More...

In Memoriam

IN LOVING MEMORY OF MICHAEL More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

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

School News

Marshall is state CIS winner

A local first grader is a state winner in Communities in Schools Student Achievement Month Contest. More...

I00th Day of School Celebrated

Stanley Williams, Malik McKelton, Falcon Kellam, and Amyjah Lawson get ready to play More...

Georgia Power files request

Customers may get $51 million tab

Despite a plan to spend $51 million in pre-construction costs at Plant Vogtle, Georgia Power officials remain non-committal about constructing new nuclear units there. More...

Residents object to mobile home park

Get an attorney. Those were chairman Jimmy Dixon More...

More school leadership changes announced

Another round of changes in school leadership was announced last week, just two weeks after new principals were named at three Burke County schools. More...

Wright still makes music after 50 years with McCullough

Old Baptist hymns overflow from McCullough Covenant Baptist every fourth Sunday, welcoming worshipers to the white clapboard church for morning services. More...

Editorial

“In good faith”

It looks as though the Waynesboro Historic Preservation Commission and the leadership of the First Baptist Church have come to a meeting of the minds. More...

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RFD

I had a conversation with Nelson Danish recently and got on the subject of pimento cheese spread. More...

For The Record

Warrants issued for three following fight at apartments

A fight at Waynesboro Gardens left two women with missing hair weaves and an investigator with a broken finger. More...

From the Blotter

Drawing the line An Augusta man filed a report last week after discovering that approximately 50 trees had been cut down on his Quaker Road property without permission. More...

Century-old home caught fire

Firefighters extinguished flames in a century-old home owned by Cheryl Herrington on Jones Avenue last Thursday morning when it caught fire in the wall behind the chimney. More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

NEMATODES AND COTTON

The incidence of parasitic nematodes in our fields continues to increase in numbers. Cotton growers in Burke County are much aware of More...

Home & Garden Tips

POTATO PLANTING TIME IS HERE

The Irish potato is the fourth most important food crop in the world and Americans consume more Irish potatoes than any More...

Recipes From Louise

February is National Cherry Month, not because that is when the crop is at its abundance More...

People

Keysville Soul Food Festival

Boggs celebrates 100 years The Boggs Rural Life Center celebrated 100 years of Boggs heritage Saturday with a Soul Food Festival. Boggs alumni, friends and supporters enjoyed games, a health fair, storytelling and the ever-popular soul food. More...

Mahaffey-Marchman engagement announced

Debra and Don Smith of Waynesboro and Ray and Wanda Mahaffey of Athens announce the engagement of their daughter, Devin Marie Mahaffey, to William Hardwick Marchman Jr., son of Bill and Rae Marchman of Waynesboro. More...

Births

Crews Jason and Liz Crews announce the birth of their son, Dylan Shane, born Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006. More...