March 1, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Sardis to purchase needed equipment

Following executive session to discuss the issue, Sardis City Council voted to purchase needed equipment for its streets and maintenance department. More...

News

Local dollars and sense

Entrepreneur friendly program could jumpstart local economy

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In schools BOE approves more administration changes

The Burke County Board of Education approved more leadership changes in the schools at a called meeting last Tuesday. More...

Correction

In Marshall Singletary More...

Sports

Bears get ready for baseball season

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Football players show strength at weight lifting competition

Thirty-nine Burke County High School football players muscled their way to a second place team finish in the area 4 weight lifting competition at Jefferson County High School last Saturday. More...

Burke golfers begin season undefeated

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Obituaries

Mrs. Jean Broome Day

Jean Broome Day passed away Friday, Feb. 24, 2006 at St Luke More...

Mr. Edward H. Blount

FUNERAL HOMES WAYNESBORO Edward Hosea Blount, 89, of Thomson, Georgia died Sunday Feb. 26, 2006. More...

Mrs. Judy McFeely

Mrs. Judy McFeely entered into rest Feb. 23, 2006 at the University Hospital in Augusta. More...

Church News

Church News

Second Hopeful Second Hopeful Baptist Church will hold its annual Spring Revival March 7th -9th beginning 7:30 nightly. The guest minister will be the Rev. Isiah Kirkland, pastor of Live River and Given Grove Baptist Church. More...

People

Local serviceman honored for heroic achievement

A local serviceman was recently recognized for heroic achievement for rescuing two wounded Marines and recovering the body of a third who had fallen in the line of duty in Iraq. More...

Sweethearts boogie at Brentwood

Beulah Hall, center, cuts a rug as Carolyn Hamilton, left, and Mamie Simpson try to keep up at Brentwood Terrace Health Center. Brentwood Terrace celebrated Valentine More...

Full of heart

Ms. Carrie Mims, at right, was one of the many Brentwood Terrace Nursing Home residents who enjoyed a pre-Valentines Day visit from members of the Waynesboro chapter of the Citizens of Georgia Power (CGP) and First United Methodist Church More...

Suicide at sheriff’s office under investigation

Note found in truck

Last Wednesday More...

’65 percent solution’ may change the way BOE spends money

Burke County schools could get hit hard by the latest development on Governor Sonny Perdue More...

She won!

Mary Bennett was the ecstatic winner of a pearl necklace at the ninth annual Wimberly Gala last Saturday night at First Liberty Market. More...

Editorial

A bold statement

The medical staff of the Burke County Hospital issued a bold challenge to parents and local and state officials regarding the dangers of all terrain vehicles (ATVs). More...

Looking Back

10 Years Ago: February 29, 1996 Burke County High School senior cornerback Edwin Gresham signed a letter of intent to play football for Albany State College. More...

RFD

The generous folks of Burke County have opened their wallets and hearts and made the ninth annual Wimberly House Gala the most successful ever! More...

For The Record

Visitor robbed, beaten while asking directions

Four Burke County residents were arrested for beating and robbing a Mississippi man who stopped to ask for directions. More...

$17,000, drugs seized at routine roadblock

A small bag of crack and more than $17,000 in cash were seized during a routine roadblock. More...

State of cleanliness

Every session of Burke County State Court makes for a cleaner roadway. More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

Burning Bermudagrass Fields

Burning bermudagrass fields has been a recommended practice for many years, especially for spittlebug control. Although burning offers management advantages More...

Burke County Agricultural Calendar of Events

March 2 Weed Management Update More...

Family & Consumer Science News

Health Info for Seniors

A new web site, NIHSeniorHealth.gov, makes aging-related health information easily accessible for adults 60 and older. It is also a useful tool for family members and friends who are seeking online health information for their older relatives. More...