June 7, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Local man shot at convenience store

A Waynesboro man was shot in the leg at the Golden Pantry convenience store on Liberty Street early Sunday morning. More...

Midville continues to tackle financial woes

Midville City Council continued to explore ideas for coping with the city's financial problems Monday. More...

News

State agencies to tour Burke

'Entrepreneur Friendly'?

Burke County looks to be named the first "entrepreneur friendly" county in our region. More...

Tell us about your wheels

Do you drive a one of a kind car? Does it turn heads when you're cruising around town? If so, here's an opportunity to make your ride famous. The More...

Playlot summer program location, schedule listed

The Burke County Recreation Department's Playlot program kicked off this week, and organizers say participation is already soaring. More...

For The Record

Woman beaten with stick, family of four involved

A Waynesboro woman was beaten with a stick by a family of four on Sunday afternoon. More...

Clipped

An accident occurred Tuesday, June 6, on Story Mill Road when the driver of a Chevrolet Envoy, Matthew Brown, rear-ended a GMC truck driven by Ernest Sapp. More...

Drive-offs increase with gas prices

In the wake of increased gas prices, it seems that some people can't help themselves. The temptation to drive off without paying for gas is sometimes too great. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Open House Burke County home educators are hosting an open house Monday, June 12, 5-8 p.m., at the Burke County Library. More...

Church News

Church News

McElmurray Tabernacle McElmurray Tabernacle will celebrate its 27th Deacon and Deaconess Anniversary 2 p.m. Sunday, June 18. More...

People

Brentwood Terrace pageant

As part of National Nursing Home Week, Brentwood Terrace held its first beauty pageant for the children of staff members. More...

Power wheelchairs available

Wishes on Wheels makes available electric power wheelchairs to non-ambulatory senior citizens (65 years and older) and the permanently disabled of any age, if they qualify. More...

A big head

Ella Jones holds up the huge cabbage she cultivated in her garden as Burke County Cooperative Extension Agent Roosevelt McWilliams lends a hand. Jones said she grew the cabbage as a tribute to her late husband, Seaborn, who was an avid gardener. More...

BOE budget could increase $3.5 million

The Burke County Board of Education is looking at spending nearly $3.5 million more than last year. More...

It is time to cast your ballot for best businesses in Burke

It's time for Burke County folks to have their say. More...

Burke granted a 'Positive Teen Scene'

Starting this fall, Burke County students will have a new place to go after school lets out each day, said Deena Sams, executive director of Communities in Schools (CIS) of Burke County. More...

Fire destroys home

Flames engulfed the home of Nancy and Eleuterio Nunez in a blaze officials believe was caused by lightning after harsh storms swept through the area last Saturday. More...

Editorial

"W" does it again

The war in Iraq is going nowhere. The situation in Afghanistan is deteriorating. Accompanying a bloated federal budget, deficits are rising along with inflation, interest rates and fuel costs. More...

Looking Back

10 years ago: June 6, 1996 Brenda Jones, business teacher at Burke County High School, was named "Educator of the Year." More...

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Obituaries

Mr. Hank Blanchard

Henry "Hank" Hammond Blanchard, Jr. of Waynesboro, 59, entered into rest on Saturday, June 3, 2006, at his residence. More...

Mrs. Helen G. Hunter

Mrs. Helen G. Hunter of Waynesboro, 75, entered into rest on Saturday, June 3, 2006, at Keysville Nursing Home. More...

Margie L. DeRobertis

Margie L. DeRobertis, 89, passed away May 31, 2006 in Savannah. More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

Furrow LIVESTOCK WATER REQUIREMENTS

As temperatures increase livestock producers are reminded to keep a close eye on water s u p p l i e s . B u r k e County temp e r a t u r e s have been all over the board since More...

Burke County Agricultural Calendar of Events

June 12 Peanut Disease Meetings, Waynesboro - 9:30 More...

Home & Garden Tips

JAPANESE BEETLES

It's June and Japanese beetles are beginning to show up. The d a m a g e adult beetles do in a short period of time can wreak havoc More...

School News

Katlyn Moss BCMS students learn about germs

students seemed to enjoy all aspects of the hand washing effort and most of all they seemed to have learned a great deal and that was the goal." More...