April 5, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Smith receives top honor for her contributions to the community

Although Dr. Teresita "Maria" Perez Smith was born half way around the world, she%27s made her mark on southeast Georgia. More...

News

CIS to partner with local restaurants

Communities in School%27s is looking for local eateries willing to dish it out for a good cause. More...

STAFF PHOTO BY ELIZABETH BILLIPS Historically speaking

Jonesboro attorney Kirby Glaze spoke to a group of about 20 at the Burke County Library last week, giving them pointers on how to use tax credits and partnerships to restore historic properties in Burke County. More...

Midville postpones reading of liquor referendum

Although Midville City Council members continue their efforts to strengthen the city%27s financial viability, they tabled a decision to raise the water and sewer deposits for new customers. More...

For The Record

From the Blotter

Musical drivers Police arrested two Waynesboro men last Monday when one tried to pass off the other%27s license during a traffic stop. More...

Local man leads officers on a 3-county chase, overturns

( Millen News Editor Deborah Bennett contributed to this article) More...

Troopers arrest fireman for drunk driving

City of Waynesboro officials are deciding how to proceed following the drunken driving arrest of one of their top firefighters. More...

Obituaries

Mr. Robert H. 'Bob' Jones

Mr. Robert H. "Bob" Jones, 71, husband of Libby Elmore Ross Jones, entered into rest on Thursday, March 30, 2006 at St. Joseph Hospital in Augusta. More...

Mrs. Sarah Marian Posey

FUNERAL HOMES WAYNESBORO Mrs. Sarah Marian Posey, 87, of Waynesboro died Sunday, April 2, 2006 at University Hospital. More...

Mr. Leroy Jackson

Mr. Leroy Jackson, 85, of York, Pa., passed away at 4:30 a.m. Monday, March 27, 2006 in Select Special Care York Hospital. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Weekly Story Time The Burke County Library holds weekly story times each Friday in Waynesboro (preschool) at 10:30 a.m.; in Midville at 4:30 p.m., and in Sardis at 3:30 p.m. More...

People

Miss Melissa Carol Mann to marry Mr. Juchatz

Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Greey Mann of Waynesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Carol, to Bradley Trafford Juchatz of Greensboro, North Carolina, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Warren Juchatz of Kiawah Island, South Carolina. More...

Miss Christina Marie Leopard to wed Mr. Oliver

Together with their parents, Christina Marie Leopard and Ron Oliver invite you to share with them the beginning of their new life together. More...

Relay For Life luminaries for sale

Burke County%27s Relay For Life is quickly approaching, and luminaries are on sale now. More...

City to woo developers with no-interest loans

Developers will soon have more reasons to build subdivisions in Waynesboro. More...

Liquor license ok'd for new restaurant

Nearly two and a half years after voters said %27yes%27 to liquorby the-drink, Waynesboro City Council issued its second license. More...

Wadley man killed in bypass wreck

A Plant Vogtle employee was killed in a violent crash on Highway 56 at the bypass Thursday. More...

NRC gives Vogtle 'green' on performance review

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) gave Plant Vogtle high marks on its annual assessment of the nuclear generating plant, which culminated in a public meeting last Thursday. More...

Editorial

A glimmer of hope

Good news follows in the wake of tragedy on the Waynesboro-McBean Highway. More...

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'Without Delay'

By General Word came yesterday (Tuesday) that former Republican House Majority Leader Tom Delay of Texas will be leaving Congress. More...

Sports

Bears, Lady Bears trounce Warriors, Panthers

Burke County%27s girls and boys track teams defended their home turf last Thursday by defeating Jefferson County and Lakeside. More...

Bears win pair of exciting games

Burke County baseball improved to 9-4 after a fifth-inning rally pushed them past the Evans Knights 4-1 last Wednesday. On Monday, the Bears slipped by Jenkins County in a nail-biter. More...

Waynesboro girls compete in 1st tennis tourney

Sixth graders Anna Waters, left, Ashlee Smith, Allyson Jenkins and Meredith Williams and 10th grader Emily Graham, all of Waynesboro, played in a tennis tournament last weekend at the Petersburg Racquet Club in Augusta. More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

SCOUT WHEAT FOR DISEASES

The wheat crop is currently at the stage where disease scouting needs to begin. Last week disease infection from powdery mildew increased in several Burke County wheat fields. More...

Church News

Church News

Lenten Services Lenten services will be held each Wednesday, April 5-April 12 at 7 p.m. More...

School News

EBA Diamond Spartans 2-1 for week

The EBA Spartans baseball team hosted three home games last week against Piedmont Academy, Monroe Academy, and Briarwood Academy. More...

Mrs. Ellison's class DARE winners

Graduates from Mrs. Ellison%27s class include, left to right, front row, Ashley Taylor, Lasey Neidlinger, Quawnea Cates, Nancy Long, Kimberly Dixon, Curtis Scott, Dylan Sapp and Toni Washington; and back row, Mrs. More...

Ms. Mosher's class DARE winners

DARE Graduates from Mrs. Mosher%27s class include, left to right, front row, Leslie Zipperer, Megan Malmberg, Selina Barnes, Chelsea Gibbens, Brandon Brigham and Curdarius Ruffin; and, back row, Ms. More...