August 30, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

ToSave A Village

aggie was wearing her yellow Easter dress when she died. More...

News

Field day at experiment station attracts large crowd

Producers, seed dealers, researchers and consultants came in droves to Midville Thursday to hear the latest in agricultural research. More...

Little Lewis

Little Lewis is back in town. More...

Couple accuses mayor of slander

A Sardis couple is seeking legal advice after a "slanderous" comment was made by the city's mayor last week. More...

Sports

Burke County WMA Hunting

DOVE SEASON DETAILS

Alexander WMA: Sept. 2, 9, 16, Oct. 7-16, Nov. 23-Jan. 6 More...

Bears maul Musketeers in scrimmage

Burke County routed the Richmond Academy Musketeers 42-0 Friday night in a scrimmage game at the high school. More...

Spartans begin regular season tomorrow

The Edmund Burke Academy Spartans will begin their regular season having come off yet another successful scrimmage game. More...

Obituaries

Ms. Eliza Lewis

Ms. Eliza Mae Lewis of Waynesboro died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2006, at the University Hospital in Augusta. More...

Mary M. "MeMe" Crews

Mary M. "MeMe" Crews, 74, of Waynesboro entered into rest Friday, Aug. 25, 2006, at Burke Medical Center. More...

Geneva Young Stokes

Geneva Young Stokes, 87, entered into rest Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2006. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

BES parent meeting Blakeney Elementary School will hold its annual parental involvement meeting 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, at the school. More...

Church News

Church News

Noah's Ark Noah's Ark Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 142nd anniversary Sunday, Sept. 3. More...

The Value of Close Friends

A study recently published in the American Sociological Review, based on data from the General Social Survey by the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago, reveal that Americans today have fewer close friends than they did just More...

Prayer and Praise Rally attracts crowds

A group huddles with their hands linked while lifting up a prayer at the prayer and praise rally last Thursday evening. Nearly 500 people from various churches in the area filled the Burke County Office Park for the rally. More...

School News

BURKE COUNTY + SEPT. 5-8

Monday HOLIDAY Tuesday Nacho Cheese w/Chips, Chicken Pasta w/Lettuce & Crackers, Steamed Cauliflower, Tossed Salad, Rosy Applesauce, Plums, Bran Muffins. More...

Woman killed in Hwy. 80 crash

A Waynesboro woman was killed Friday night as she and a friend drove home from Keysville. More...

Dove Season Opens

Plenty of birds flying over local fields

Hunters are getting out their shotguns and preparing their blinds for opening day of dove season this weekend. More...

Editorial

Court Centennial

The Court of Appeals of Georgia has been celebrating its Centennial with events throughout the year. The year began with a proclamation by the Governor and a resolution passed by the General Assembly marking the event. More...

Looking Back

10 years ago: Aug. 29, 1996 Two tanker trucks, one loaded with sugar and the other an empty fuel oil transport, collided at the intersection of highways 23 and 80 near Shell Bluff. Both drivers were killed. More...

RFD

Want to get rid of your alligators? Jim Jordan and his son have been drawn for Zone 8 (which includes Burke County) Alligator permits. They have worked on getting this permit since the alligator permits came into being. More...

For The Record

Officers look for information in unrelated weekend stabbings

Officers are investigating two unrelated stabbings that took place within three hours of each other. More...

Midville police chief resigns; city seeks candidates for opening

Midville's on the hunt for a new police chief. Just one year after taking the helm of the city's law enforcement, Midville Police Chief Steve Weddon turned in his letter of resignation last week. More...

From the Blotter

Who let the dogs out? A woman reported that her mother's neighbor has approximately 50 dogs and that some of them have kept her mother from leaving home. More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

Watch potassium levels in hay fields

Hay is going to be an extremely valuable commodity as we enter the fall. Since hay is going to be short across the southeast, many producers are going to try to make a final cutting before the cool fall air arrives. More...

Burke County Agricultural Calendar of Events

Sept. 4 - Labor Day Holiday - Extension office closed. More...

Home & Garden Tips

Upcoming AgroForestry & Wildlife Field Days

A tremendous amount of information is available to participants at the upcoming Agroforestry and Wildlife Field days scheduled for September 9 in Twin City and September 28 at the University of Georgia Griffin Campus in Griffin. More...

People

Thomas, Perkins unite in marriage

Miss Erin Lindsay Thomas became the bride of Mr. Jeffrey Lee Perkins at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 8, 2006 at Hunter's Oak Country Club in Queenstown, Md. More...

Miss Elliott marries Mr. Bazemore

Miss Melissa Dawn Elliott became the bride of Mr. Lloyd Christopher Bazemore 6 p.m. Saturday, June 10, 2006 at First United Methodist Church in Waynesboro. More...

Births

Stanley and Carla Royal of Girard announce the birth of their son, Samuel Elliott, born on Aug. 1, 2006 at University Hospital in Augusta. More...