October 11, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Teens behave in town

Law enforcement steps up presence after game

Local teens hit the north end of Waynesboro after Friday night's game - but, unlike previous Fridays, there was no parking and no fighting. More...

News

Developers Day

Close to 200 community and state leaders mingled last Thursday at Burke County's annual More...

Old Fella Rescue goes national

The Old Fella Rescue effort is now organized and "STARSstudded". More...

Local fair kicks off Oct. 17

Get ready to stuff your face with cotton candy and popcorn as you come out for the 47th annual Waynesboro Exchange Club Fair. More...

Sports

Sub-region action begins Friday with Liberty County

After opening the season with a pair of losses, the Burke County Bears have put together three straight wins and have outscored its opponents 75-6. They take their success to Hinesville Friday night for a 3A-AAA showdown with Liberty County. More...

Lady Bears to play for playoff berth Friday

Despite their 8-18 overall record, the Burke County Lady Bears softball unit is 5-5 in subregion and will play in the region tournament Friday at Diamond Lakes. Winners will advance to the state playoffs. Game time is 2 p.m. More...

Former Bears to play for teammate

This Saturday, three former Bears will play college ball in memory of their friend, Dominique Brown. More...

Fields & Yields

Local farmers first to use wood ash on large scale

Burke County farmers may be the first in Georgia to start using a lime substitute that's proven popular in other parts of the country but remains underutilized in the southeast. More...

In the Furrow

Planting food plots for wildlife

The process of planting food plots is a common fall activity in Burke County. For some individuals, having a green wildlife food plot during the hunting season may increase their odds More...

Burke County Agricultural Calendar of Events

Oct. 12 - Small Grain Meeting with Jenkins and Emanuel Counties, 6:30 p.m., Southeast Research and Education Center, Midville. More...

Church News

Church News

McKinnie Branch McKinnie Branch Baptist Church will hold its annual Women Day program 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 15. More...

Churches offer Christmas help

Apply Oct. 19-21

Local churches are offering financial assistance to Burke County families this Christmas in conjunction with Toys for Tots and the Salvation Army. More...

School News

National Yearbook Week

The 2006-2007 annual staff at Edmund Burke Academy celebrated National Yearbook Week last week. The annual staff More...

2-year-old witnesses shooting

Deputies are searching for a Burke County fugitive who gunned down an Augusta man while a toddler watched. More...

New Vogtle reactors

Public encouraged to attend NRC meeting

Unless Burke County wants outsiders to determine its fate, local residents should attend the public meeting on possible new reactors at Plant Vogtle, according to area officials and business leaders. More...

Editorial

Will It Hold?

A cooperative effort by city, county and state officials resulted in a quiet weekend in Waynesboro after business operators had complained about unruly teenagers. More...

Looking Back

10 years ago: Oct. More...

RFD

Juanita Mobley, owner of Mobley's Cafeteria, will mark her 50th anniversary in the restaurant business on Oct. 15. I have known of Juanita since I moved here in 1967. More...

For The Record

Identity of dead murder suspect confirmed

St. Augustine investigators confirmed that the murder suspect who died in a police shootout last Monday was William Ashby - the same man who was resuscitated, then arrested in Waynesboro last November. More...

Teen accused of molesting child

A local teenager will be charged with child molestation following an incident with an 8-year-old. More...

Local man wanted in Richmond County

For 2003 tractor theft

Superior Court Judge Duncan Wheale wants Burke County resident William Henry More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Ruby Mills Sammons

Mrs. Ruby Mills Sammons of Barnesville passed away Sunday, Oct. 8, 2006. More...

Cards of Thanks

It is with deep appreciation and gratitude that the family of Frank Palmer Jackson, Jr., wishes to express a sincere "thank you" to everyone who shared a part of his life and was with us in his death. More...

IN MEMORY OF MRS. TINIE MAE COLLINS

June 12, 1919 - October 11, 2005 One year has passed but it seems as if it was only yesterday. Your memories and love still live in our hearts. We miss you very much. Love always, Your Children More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

NAACP The Burke County branch of the NAACP will hold its Freedom Fund Banquet 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Burke County Senior Citizens Center. More...

18th annual Come Back to Keysville Day Parade

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People

'Yes, she's still here!'

Juanita Mobley marks 50 years in business

You're still here! It's a joke among a few special friends that said she would not make six months in business. More...

Askew retires after 41 years with Rural Development

Ernest L. (Larry) Askew, area director, retired from the Waynesboro Area Office of USDA-Rural Development on Sept. 30, 2006 with over 41 years of service. More...

Valued employees

The Burke County Department of Family and Children Services recently honored three of More...