November 8, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

'Mr. Ten' named Teacher of the Year

A Burke County High School teacher has been recognized for his efforts not only as an educator but for being an encouragement and positive reinforcement to his students in and out of the classroom. More...

News

Burke prepares for annual field trials

Field trials will be underway in Burke County in just a few weeks, and the Georgia Field Trial Association is looking for support and new members. More...

Fire destroys Hwy. 80 home

The country home of Rafael and Kristal Ramirez at 1242 Highway 80 West was destroyed by fire early Monday morning, Nov. 6. More...

Liberty Art

Exhibit opens Nov. 18-19

The arts are back once again in downtown Waynesboro. The fourth annual Liberty Art show will be held Nov. 18-19 at the historic First Liberty Market in downtown Waynesboro. More...

Sports

Bears whip Richmond Hill Wildcats 49-0

Finish season against Benedictine Saturday

Burke County got back to its winning ways last week and hopes to wrap up the season with a win over Benedictine this weekend. More...

EBA hosts Trinity for region championship matchup

Friday night's game at Edmund Burke Academy's Rogers Field will be the biggest in six seasons as the Spartans face Trinity Christian Academy for the 2-AA Region Championship. More...

Feel the 'love'

Dozens of tennis enthusiasts like Channing Beauman, above, and Jammey More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

It's wheat planting time

Wheat production has historically been a standard practice for many growers in Burke County. More...

Home & Garden Tips

Preventive measures of ornamental plants

The best way to prevent cold damage is to select a plant that can tolerate cold temperatures in this More...

Recipes From Louise

When I was growing up, Sunday dinners were special. After church, you got together with family and friends to visit and to enjoy a meal. Today, Sunday meals and visits have become rare. More...

People

Miss Reddick, Mr. Metzger marry

Miss Kimberly Jan Reddick became the bride of Mr. Andrew Brandon Metzger 5 p.m. Saturday, July 8, 2006 at Botsford Baptist Church. More...

Rowell, Diehl to marry March 31

Mr. and Mrs. Rusty Rowell of Waynesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney, to Adam Diehl, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Diehl of Nashville, Tenn. More...

Salter, Dixon to unite in marriage

Mr. and Mrs. Ted Salter of Waynesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly Joy, to Justin Malabar Dixon, son of Ester Dixon of Waynesboro and the late Robert "Bobby" Dixon of Girard. More...

Too close to call

Barrow, Powell pull ahead

              General Election Results: Unofficial * More...

Man of Honor

Burke native serves in Iraq

He lies awake at night, sometimes waiting for the explosions he hears in the distance to pop just outside his door. More...

Veterans Day service slated

For those who served in the military, those who are still serving and for those who lost their lives to defend our country - the American Legion Post 120 will sponsor a special Veterans Day ceremony 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. More...

Editorial

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Take time to remember

As we observe another Veterans Day, our country is still embroiled in a controversial conflict that is taking the lives of young American men and women every day. More...

Looking Back

10 years ago: Nov. 7, 1996 Wayne Crockett appeared to have upset Burke County Commissioner Ellis Godbee's re-election bid. Unofficial results gave Crockett a 2-vote victory over the incumbent. More...

For The Record

Two women robbed in Waynesboro

Two women were robbed in Waynesboro last week, including one at gunpoint in a residential neighborhood. More...

Reader helps catch sex offender in Louisville

An absconded sex offender was arrested in Jefferson County, thanks to a woman who recognized his photograph in last week's More...

Police probe Magnolia Acres stabbing

A Burke County man was stabbed in the neck last Wednesday when two women allegedly attacked him in Magnolia Acres. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Myrtle Jenkins Johnson

Myrtle Jenkins Johnson, 80, of Sardis entered into rest Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006 at Burke Medical Center in Waynesboro. More...

Mr. Bobby Lee Rhodes

Bobby Lee Rhodes, 72, of Waynesboro passed away Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006 at his residence. More...

Col. William Reger Morgan Jr.

Col. William Reger Morgan Jr., 82, of Hephzibah was called home by the Lord on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006 at University Hospital. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Alzheimer's program A free lunch and learn program "Nursing Home Placement - Why, How and When for the Alzheimer's Patient," will be held noon-1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, at the Medical College of Georgia Alumni Center located at 919 15th St. More...

Church News

Church News

Givens Grove Givens Grove Baptist Church will hold its annual Senior Citizens Thanksgiving Banquet 2 p.m. Sunday Nov. 12. More...

Clark tradition

Around 75 descendants of Charles Clark gathered in Burke County More...

School News

EBA releases honor roll

Edmund Burke Academy has released its honor roll list for the first nine weeks. A student must have an 89.5 to 94.5 to be named to the "A" honor roll and a 94.5 to 100 average to be named to the "A+" honor roll. More...