September 27, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

A Fresh Look for Fall

Painters from ACC Paint Company spent most of last week scaling the front of First Baptist Church of Waynesboro as they applied a fresh coat of crisp, white paint. More...

News

Business owners offer reward in burglary cases

Sardis business owners have put up a $900 reward to help stop recent break-ins. More...

Learn more about Parkinson

"Ruth" (not her real name) has been battling disability for decades. She and her brother have Parkinson disease, her mother had it, and Ruth's late sister had multiple sclerosis. More...

Local charged in 'Big Daddy's' shooting

The man who allegedly pulled the trigger in a shooting at Big Daddy's Night Club Sept. 17 has been arrested. More...

Sports

Coker wins

Allen Coker of Sumter, S.C., recently won the 2006 Amateur Lite Karting Championship. He will receive his trophy and More...

Star sighting

Zach Tant, 11, got a special treat when he attended the Braves vs. Marlins game on Sept. 15. More...

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Obituaries

In Memoriam

A CHILD OF MINE I'll lend you for a little while A child of mine, God said For you to love the while she lives And mourn for when she's dead It may be six or seven years, Or forty-two or three But will you, till I call her back Take care of her for More...

IN MEMORY OF LENION "LIL BUDDY" CLAY

One year has passed but it seems as if it was only yesterday. Life hasn't been the same without you but, we know that you are with us in spirit and that you are watching over us. More...

CHARIETY ANN SAPP

Sept. 20, 1947 Dec. 11,2003 TRIBUTE TO MOMMA You always had our backs Looking out for us was your first priority You taught us how to love And respect your loving, yet assertive authority. More...

Burke Happenings

Savannah Riverkeeper tour floats through this weekend

Participants in the fourth annual Savannah Riverkeeper Coastal Plain Meander will be seeking dry land in Burke County this weekend. More...

'Come Back to Keysville' set for next weekend

Parade floats are taking shape and vendors are reserving their booths for the 18th annual "Come Back to Keysville" celebration scheduled for next Saturday, Oct. 7. More...

Looking Back

10 years ago: Sept. 26, 1996 Shay Petro, a 1996 graduate of the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, joined the staff at Burke Apothecary. More...

School News

Look out for lice, learn how to prevent spread

Grades aren't the only thing parents need to be watching closely while their children are in school. More...

BES Character Students

BES Character Students for the month of August are, left More...

BCHS teacher receives GSU appointments

Burke County High School Language Arts Teacher Amelia Simmons has been nominated as one of two P-12 teachers to serve on Georgia Southern University's College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Teacher Education Council. (TEC). More...

Local nabbed in internet sex sting

A Sardis man was arrested in an Aiken County internet sting when he solicited sex from a minor. More...

Teen released after threats to rape, kill

A teen accused of holding a gun to a neighbor's throat and threatening to rape and kill her was back on the streets within hours of his arrest Saturday. More...

NRC begins review at Plant Vogtle

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) began its review last week to determine if Southern Nuclear selected a suitable site for new nuclear reactors in Burke County. More...

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Editorial

Salary inequity

We recently noted that Burke County's property crime rate is the highest in the area. More...

RFD

I received a note from Scotti Tenney of Palm Harbor, Fla., formerly of Waynesboro. More...

AN APPLE A DAY

The other day I went to the doctor. I'm not sick, but thanks for the thought. And while I'm on the subject and for the sake of full More...

For The Record

Local man convicted in shooting gets 10 years

A Waynesboro man was sent to prison for 10 years after a jury convicted him of shooting a Louisville man in the stomach. More...

Fisherman survives fall from trestle

A Waynesboro man survived a 30-foot fall from a train trestle Saturday. More...

Woman loses hair, cell phones in altercation with husband

An Augusta woman's hair tracks were ripped from her head after her husband slapped and poured beer on her. More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

Planting Small Grains for Livestock

Summer forages such as bermudagrass, bahiagrass, or annual forages like millet and c r a b g r a s s supply much of the feed for livestock in Burke C o u n t y . More...

Home & Garden Tips

4-H forestry teams take top honors

The Burke County junior and senior Forestry judging teams won first place at the District 4-H Forestry Judging Contest in Reidsville. More...

Recipes From Louise

When I was a child growing up with 4 brothers and 4 sisters, my mother had to make things go further. And when it came to preparing meals for such a large family, she would add dumplings to vegetables, soups, stews, and desserts. More...

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SGA Character Cubs for August

"Respect" was the character word at S.G.A. Elementary School for the month of August. Character cubs were chosen by More...

People in the News

Jefferey Hatcher Jefferey Jerome Hatcher of Dania, Fla., graduated from the Miami Dade Community College in Class BLE 243 as a police officer for the Bel Harbor Police Department. More...