October 18, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Local woman, child killed in car accident

An improperly stopped tractor-trailer led to the death of a Waynesboro mother and her young daughter. More...

News

Burning ring of fire

The Ring of Fire, a fair favorite, was set up on the midway Monday as other rides and More...

Get spooked in Sardis

As you walk through the foggy cemetery, you'll have no idea what's lingering behind the tombstones or what's waiting for you in the next room. More...

Celebrity waiters taking orders for 'Fat Thursday'

Twelve local celebrities will don their aprons next Thursday night to raise money for downtown Waynesboro. More...

Sports

Turnovers costly in loss to Liberty

"In a tough game you can't afford to turn the ball over," Burke County head football coach Steve Summers said. More...

CTA: Tennis is great sport for everyone

Tennis is one of the fastest growing sports in the United States, and the Burke County Community Tennis Association (CTA) is doing what it can to endorse the sport locally. More...

Speedway results for Oct. 14 released

Burke County Speedway results for Oct. 14 are as follows: More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

Unexpected frost scorches crops

Patches of scattered frost took hold of crops this past weekend. Temperatures dipped into the More...

Home & Garden Tips

Fall is the best time to soil test

Soil tests can be done at any time of the year but the best time to soil test is in the fall. This is More...

Recipes From Louise

It's time to plan a party for the spookiest time of the year! But it doesn't have to be a nightmare. These dishes are easy to prepare and will be enjoyed by your favorite spooky characters. More...

People

Miss Shivers marries Mr. Barlow

Miss Suzanne Shivers became the bride of Sean Russell Barlow 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, 2006 at Coopers Point in Shellman Bluff. More...

Miss Dailey weds Mr. Alexander

Miss Christey Michelle Dailey became the bride of Spencer Clay Alexander Friday, Aug. 18, 2006 at the Chapel of the Fountain in Las Vegas, Nevada, where they also spent their honeymoon. More...

Miss Franks, Mr. Edenfield to unite in marriage July 28

Jimmy Dale and Virginia "Ginny" Crowder Franks of Waynesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Virginia Morgan, to Robert Bradham "Brad" Edenfield, son of Robert Donald "Shorty" and Linda Sue Edenfield of Waynesboro. More...

NRC meeting on Vogtle set for Thursday

Local residents who want their voices heard concerning plans for two new reactors at Plant Vogtle should attend the public meeting scheduled for tomorrow (Thursday) evening. More...

For the victims

During the annual candlelight vigil for Burke County Against Family Violence, Clay and Charlotte Walden light candles in memory of Clint Walden, who died as a result of family violence in 2004. More...

Second Second Chances Chances

( Editor's note: "Second Chances" is a three-part More...

Editorial

An important choice

One of the very important contests to be decided in the November 7th General Election is for a seat on the bench of the Georgia Supreme Court. More...

RFD

We had a visit from George Meeker a couple of weeks ago. Our publisher Roy Chalker Jr. introduced me to George. More...

REALITY CHECK

We all need an occasional reality check. My most recent reality check came in the form of a nice young lady. I probably need to explain that. I noticed her struggling at a door with some heavy pieces of equipment. More...

For The Record

Stolen mail lands women in jail

Thieves have been pilfering through South Waynesboro mailboxes, and investigators are looking for potential victims. More...

Midville hires new police chief

Midville's administration will see two new faces come next month. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Betty B. 'MiMi' Russell

Betty B. "MiMi" Russell, 67, of Yorktown, Va., passed away Friday, Oct. 13, 2006. More...

Mrs. Lois Madge Anderson

Lois Madge Anderson, 79, of Augusta passed away Oct. 3, 2006 at Keysville Nursing Home. More...

IN MEMORY MASTER RODNICK JA'QUAN PATTERSON

December 21, 1986 - October 15, 2005 I feel like I've just existed And now it's been a year. I don't know how I've lived Without you being here. More...

Church News

Church News

Green Branch Miss LaShunna Stokes will have her initial sermon 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, at Green Branch Baptist Church, located at 3254 Highway 25 S., in Hephzibah. More...

School News

Officials say Discipline incidents in schools mostly minor offenses

Burke County schools reported more discipline incidents to the state department last year than most Georgia schools, but officials say that a majority involved minor offenses. More...

UGA officials visit Midville research center

University officials paid a visit to the agricultural research facility in Midville last Wednesday as they remain undecided about selling the property. Local farmers showed up to voice their concerns. More...

Burke Happenings

School council The school council of Burke County Middle School will hold a meeting 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at the school. More...