July 5, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Street name honors Herman Lodge

Monday, July 3, history was made in Waynesboro with the dedication of Herman Lodge Boulevard. A section of Quaker Road was renamed in honor of the late Herman Lodge. More...

News

Judges, participants sought for DOOR's Dog Day of Summer

Downtown planners are sniffing out judges, volunteers and precocious pooches for the first ever Dog Day of Summer. More...

Former refugee returns to Vietnam to help others

For 42 days, 17-year-old Thu bobbed along in a boat with 50 other refugees. More...

Local woman medals at U.S. Transplant Games

When Burke County's Sherrell Gay left for the U.S. Transplant Games in Kentucky a couple of weeks ago, she was just happy to be alive and making the trip. More...

Obituaries

Wilson Wray Warren

Wilson Wray Warren, 55, of Oak Park, died Thursday, June 29, 2006 at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston after a brief illness. More...

John W. "Jack" Strange Sr.

John W. "Jack" Strange Sr., 82, of Loganville, died Wednesday, June 28, 2006. More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

Summertime heat, pesticides Summertime has arrived in Burke County and the heat is here to stay. Whether you are in Alexander, Greens Cut, Midville, or Waynesboro, the likelihood of above 90 degree temperatures is upon us for at least the next 2 More...

Home & Garden Tips

Know when, how much to water your hot, dry lawn and landscape plants

Water restrictions aren't the only threat to green Georgia lawns. The summer heat is scorching landscapes across the state. More...

Recipes From Louise

You may think that soups are hot and hearty winter fare, but soups are for summer too. Cold soups are refreshing and real life-savers when you can't bear the thought of slaving over a hot stove. So whip up a batch of soup. More...

More sex offenders migrate to Burke

Bus stop buffers on hold

Sex offenders living near bus stops can stay put for now ... but Burke County may still see an influx from neighboring counties. More...

Pair pleads not guilty in Harley murder case

Tracy Harley and Rico Walker, who stand accused of the April murder of Harley's husband, Steven, entered pleas of not guilty last week. More...

Editorial

Herman Lodge Boulevard

Herman Lodge, a civil rights pioneer, civic and political leader in Burke County for many decades, was honored this week by the renaming of a portion of the street where he lived. More...

Looking Back

10 years ago: July 4, 1996 Kristy Lynn Oglesby, a rising junior at Edmund Burke Academy, was crowned Miss Burke County 1996 and received a $500 scholarship. More...

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For The Record

Eleven arrested in roadblocks Friday

Eleven arrests were made during two separate roadblocks set up last Friday evening. More...

Wreck and run

After passing a GBI agent, as well as another vehicle, in a no passing zone, the driver of this vehicle crashed into a set of pecan trees on Lovers Lane and then attempted to run from officers. More...

Waynesboro Police The following arrests and citations were reported by the Waynesboro Police Department last week: More...

Church News

Church News

Bottsford Spring Bottsford Spring Missionary Baptist Church will continue revival services through Friday, July 7, at 7:30 nightly. More...

People

People in the News

Novasia Shipp Novasia Ronne Shipp recently graduated from Valdosta State University where she received a degree in criminal justice. More...

Miss Wallace to wed Mr. DuMars July 16

Phyllis Shepard of Sardis and Eddie Wallace of Atlanta announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Wallace, to PFC Joshua DuMars, son of Scott and Jill DuMars of Waynesboro. More...

Miss Quackenbos, Mr. Sommers to wed

Joyce Quackenbos of Waynesboro announces the engagement of her daughter, Phyllis Joann, to Timothy Floyd Sommers, son of Floyd and Esther Sommers of Willis, Va. More...