November 1, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

News

An Inspection was Required, But then the Seller Backed Out. What Should Happen Now?

Q: Good friends made a full price offer on a house More...

Fall Tricks to Bring the Outdoors In

Here are a few quick and easyto make decorations to bring the beauty of autumn indoors. More...

Selling During the Off-Season

10 Tips to Keep Your Property Appealing

Conventional wisdom used to be that you got top dollar when you put your house up for sale in the spring, ahead of the school year starting. These days that time frame still may bring forth the biggest number of new listings. More...

Sports

Bears wash out at Homecoming, 14-0

"There's no excuse for the way we played," Burke County head football coach Steve Summers said about last week's 14-0 homecoming loss to South Effingham. More...

Scenes from BCHS 2006 Homecoming Parade

Students, parents and school supporters lined Liberty Street Thursday afternoon for the annual Burke County High School homecoming parade. More...

Mt. Vernon Presbyterian forfeits

Senior players to be recognized

Edmund Burke Academy had a weekend to relax and picked up a non-region win after Mt. Vernon Presbyterian forfeited before Friday's game. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Mary Parkerson Eastmead

Mary Parkerson Eastmead, 93, of Sardis entered into rest Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006 at Burke Medical Center in Waynesboro. More...

Mrs. Janet (Jan) Nicholson Zeigler

Janet (Jan) Nicholson Zeigler, 46, of Dallas, Texas, formerly of Sardis, passed away Oct. 21, 2006. More...

In Memoriam

IN MEMORY OF REV. DAVE NELSON

February 8, 1918 - October 25, 2005 Loving and kind in all his ways; More...

Church News

Church News

Jones Grove Jones Grove Baptist Church will hold its annual Men and Women's Day 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. More...

People

No brainer!

Little ghouls and goblins were out Tuesday, scaring up treats and showing off their creepy costumes. Eight-year old Caleb Richardson, above, turned heads as a "brain donor," complete with a sloshing jar of the gray stuff. More...

Tips for teen leadership

Burke Community Partnership's Future Force students will be "bagging for tips" at Harvey's Supermarket Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. More...

CIS "Hallo-read" Carnival

Communities in Schools (CIS) prepared for Halloween with their "Halloread" Carnival last Thursday evening. More...

Don't forget to vote!

General elections set for Tuesday

Voters will head to the polls next Tuesday, Nov. 7, to cast their ballot in the general election at one of Burke County's 15 precincts. More...

Do they DARE? County to decide how to allot drug education funds

Does the DARE program really work? Should county dollars continue to go toward the drug abuse prevention program? More...

Second Chances

( Editor's note: "Second Chances" is a three-part series in which staff writer Diana Royal shows how More...

Editorial

Barrow for Congress

Inevitably, today's political campaigns evolve into mud-slinging contests. Both sides distort their opponent's record, position or even personal life. More...

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RFD

Welcome Samuel Bradley Kyzer Jr.! We, at The True Citizen, More...

For The Record

In Operation FALCON

Police get fugitives, guns

Seven Burke County men were arrested last week when U.S. Marshals dropped into Waynesboro for a fugitiveroundup. More...

Waynesboro Police

DJ The following arrests and citations were reported last week by the Waynesboro Police Department: More...

From the Blotter

Stop and go Early Saturday morning two police officers observed a man run a stop sign on 12th and Liberty streets. More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

Cotton gin trash can benefit cattle

Last week I discussed feeding cotton seed to cattle and how Burke County cotton growers are harvesting the cotton crop. Remember that each pound of cottonseed will provide 0.2 pounds of crude protein and 0.87 pounds of TDN on a dry matter basis. More...

Burke County Agricultural Calendar of Events

Nov. 9 - 2006 Plains Beef Cattle Short Course, Southwest Georgia Research & Education Center, Plains. Call the Extension office for registration information. More...

Burke County 4-H Calendar Dates

Now - Nov. 4 - Augusta Fair Nov. 4-5- Statewide Junior Conference, Rock Eagle 4-H Center, Eatonton. **November Portfolio Workshops for Junior and Senior 4- H'ers - Call the Extension office for an appointment. More...

Burke Happenings

Scenes from

Celebrity stats + 2 caterers, Good Day Café and Mobleys Cafeteria  5 waiters did the big chicken dance for extra tips  25 waiters, hostesses and volunteers donated More...

Burke Happenings

Republican party The Burke County Republican Party will hold its monthly meeting 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Burke County Library. More...

School News

Burke County public schools honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll for the first nine weeks: More...