October 25, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Living the carnival

On the road again ...

The Waynesboro Exchange Club Fair has come and gone once again, and with it a family that calls Waynesboro one of their favorite places to visit. More...

Local restaurant to reopen Monday

Get your taste buds prepared - Good Day Café will reopen its doors next week, dishing out new flavors and a handful of old favorites. More...

Fair remains successful

While the rains may have hampered the fair's attendance on opening night, the 47th annual Waynesboro Exchange Club Fair was anything but slow. More...

Sports

Amy Bunn crowned queen

Spartans undefeated in region

A region championship could be just two games away for Edmund Burke Academy. More...

Bears shut out Rebels, host Mustangs for Homecoming

Burke County shut out another victim last week to improve to 4-3 on the season. This week, the Bears host the South Effingham Mustangs for Homecoming. More...

Knack for the track

Allen Coker, 15, choked out the competition at the I-20 Kartway to win first place in the More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

Cattle and Cotton Seed

Burke County cotton growers are in full swing harvesting the 40,000 acre cotton crop. The cotton gins have fired up and the cotton ginning season is underway. More...

Burke County Agricultural Calendar of Events

Oct. 26 - Master Gardener Meeting, Burke County Office Park. Oct. 26 - Coffee Co. Field Day, Douglas, 10 a.m. More...

Home & Garden Tips

Controlling Florida betony in turf and ornamentals

Florida betony or rattlesnake weed (Stachys floridana) is a weed that has been showing up in turf and More...

People

Getting to know our candidates...

The True Citizen asked a few questions of candidates seeking to represent Burke County in various offices. Answers to these questions are printed as they were provided by the candidates. More...

Burns at McKinney's Pond

Approximately 100 people joined Max Burns at McKinney's Pond on Sunday, Oct. 15, for More...

$800,000 for Waynesboro Housing

Waynesboro officials recently received $800,000 in long awaited housing grants. Gov. Sonny Perdue, center, presented More...

Pumpkin Possibilities

Patty Hill's second grade class at Waynesboro Primary School put their heads together to come up with a design for their classroom pumpkin. More...

Second Chances

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

Editorial

A clear choice

Guy Drexinger brings fresh air into the contest for Georgia Insurance Commissioner, and goodness knows, it could use some. The Cobb County lawyer, who is also a Certified Public Accountant, is running a strong campaign which deserves a closer look. More...

Looking Back

10 years ago: Oct. 24, 1996 Burke County High School Principal Jack Willis told a group of local citizens that teenage gangs were operating in the county. He said a number of gang members were from the Clark Place and Thompson Bridge area. More...

RFD

I had the pleasure of speaking to three classes at Waynesboro Primary School last week. I was the guest of my granddaughter, Jacie Taylor, and the second grade class of Mrs. Julie Mitchell. It was career week. More...

For The Record

Motorist accuses police of profiling

Waynesboro City Council's public safety committee did not take action on a motorist's complaint that he was profiled by police and falsely ticketed for driving without his seatbelt. More...

Grand Jury Presentments

To:         The Honorable More...

Armed robbers hit Jet

Police are looking for two men who robbed a convenience store at gunpoint last Wednesday. More...

Obituaries

Mr. James Willie Thames Jr.

James Willie Thames Jr., 56, of Waynesboro passed away Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006 at his residence. More...

Mrs. Donna Errington

Donna E. Errington, 68, of Pooler passed away Oct. 19, 2006. More...

Mrs. Catherine Ward

Catherine Mobley Ward, 93, of Waynesboro entered into rest on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2006 at Burke Medical Center. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Rummage, bake sale Old Fella Burke County Animal Rescue will have a rummage and bake sale 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at Southern Bank, 855 N. Liberty St. More...

Church News

Church News

Ward Grove Ward Grove Baptist Church will host the Usher's Union Anniversary 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 29. More...

Shop for a cause

Father Steve Rice of St. Michael's Episcopal Church shows off some of the literature More...

School News

We read 100 books

Edmund Burke Academy kindergarteners participated in the ClassroomsCare program, More...