June 21, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Georgia Power customers to see rate increase

Georgia Power customers will need to dig a little deeper into their wallets come July 1 following an increase in the fuel cost recovery rate on their bills. More...

News

Absentee ballots available for July 18 state primary

True Citizen Intern Absentee ballots and applications for the July 18 state primary are now available at the Burke County Board of Elections and Registration in the county courthouse. More...

DOOR makes plans to keep out 'riff-raff ' at future event

Downtown volunteers say they aren't going to let a few unruly teens spoil the family environment of their annual events. More...

Partnership offers second chance

In cooperation with the Burke County Board of Education, Burke Community Partnership (BCP) is now able to offer a reduction of suspension time upon the completion of PASS, a parent training program. More...

Sports

Under the Helmet

Under the Helmet is a series of player profiles for the 2006 Burke County Bears football team. The kids we pull for every Friday night in the Fall are all too often known for their accomplishments or failures on the field. More...

Obituaries

In Memoriam

IN LOVING MEMORY OF DOROTHY ANN COLEMAN June 26, 1956 March 23, 2004 June the 26th will be your birthday. You would have been fifty. You will be celebrating your birthday in heaven. More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

Managing cotton growth

Burke County cotton fields in mid-June see a flurry of activity controlling weeds, fertilizing, and applying plant growth regulators. More...

Home & Garden Tips

Mowing properly

When you mow your lawn right, it can be the single greatest contributor to a good looking lawn. Mowing affects a turf's density, texture, color and uniformity. But few of us understand its real benefits. More...

Recipes From Louise

June is definitely the month for picnics, family reunions, graduation parties, and church get-togethers. These dishes will make popular additions to any summer buffet at your next gathering. More...

Former Sardis policeman arrested for molestation

A former Sardis policeman is in jail amidst allegations he molested an 8-year-old. More...

Mr. Golf Carts to buy former PerfectionSchwank facility

Perfection-Schwank, which ceased production in Waynesboro six years ago, may have a buyer for its sizeable East Sixth Street complex. More...

True Citizen wins big at GPA convention

From Staff Reports During the 120th Georgia Press Association (GPA) Annual Convention, More...

Editorial

'Staying the course'

The recent death of Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi at the hands of U.S. forces in Iraq gave President George W. Bush a small but much-needed boost in his approval ratings. More...

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RFD

Faye Watkins, one of our sales persons for our military newspaper, More...

For The Record

Firing appealed

Accusations surface in police sex case

A Waynesboro police officer fired for allegedly exposing himself has a record of accusations. More...

Three vehicles involved

Two cars and a tractor trailer were involved in this accident on Highway 56 last week. More...

Dumpster diver arrested for manufacturing meth

An Augusta man was arrested for manufacturing 'meth' last Friday after a deputy heard him rooting around in a Keysville dumpster. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Blood drive The Shepeard Community Bloodmobile will be at the Wardlow Building Tuesday, June 27, from noon-7 p.m. More...

Church News

Cards of Thanks

The families of Steven Harley wish to thank the entire community for their outpouring of kindness during our time of loss. More...

Church News

Brown Grove Brown Grove Baptist Church will honor its youth choir during the church's first anniversary program 2 p.m. Sunday, June 25. Musical selections will be provided by various youth choirs from the community. More...

People

Shivers, Barlow to marry Sept. 16

Johnny and Gloria Shivers of Vidette announce the engagement of their daughter, Suzanne, to Sean Barlow, son of Don Barlow and Pam Evans. More...

Huff, Gardner to marry June 24

Roger and Shirley Ramos announce the engagement of their daughter, L'Oreal Sherri Huff, to Randy Gardner Sr., son of Bobbie Gardner and the late Eddie Atwell. Miss Huff is also the daughter of the late Herman Selvie. More...

Fun in the sun!?

Though Saturday, June 3, wasn't as sunny as some may have expected, area girl scouts still enjoyed a day of fun at the Waynesboro Recreation Department. More...