November 15, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Four indicted in Howard murder

The Burke County Grand Jury found enough evidence to indict four local men accused of murdering an Athens resident and leaving his body outside a vacant home in Augusta. More...

News

First of its kind

The final phase in the completion of Midville's riverfront community, The River Landings, began last week as the 6,000- More...

The perfect tree

The search is on for the perfect Christmas tree to light up the Burke County Court House this holiday season. The tree, which will be placed atop the courthouse steps, will be lighted in a special ceremony during Christmas on Liberty Square, Dec. More...

Bargains in the 'Boro

With less than six weeks until Christmas, two downtown More...

For The Record

Three jailed in internet scams

Police seized two laptops from a Waynesboro man believed to be involved in a huge internet scam. More...

Two injured in deer stand mishap

A Lincolnton dentist and an Augusta automotive dealer were airlifted to Augusta after an accident at a Girard hunting club. More...

Men injured in domestic disputes

Spats with women culminated in the injuries of two Waynesboro men last week. More...

Obituaries

Mr. James "Jimmy" Roy Day

James "Jimmy" Roy Day, 68, of Waynesboro passed away Sunday, Nov. 12, 2006 at The Place at Dean's Bridge in Augusta. More...

Bryan Galindo Ramirez

Bryan Galindo Ramirez, infant son of Juan Galindo and Maria Ramirez, of Waynesboro passed away on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2006. More...

Mr. John Wright Kitchens

John W. Kitchens, 54, of Waynesboro entered into rest Monday, Nov. 13, 2006. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Downtown Open House The annual Downtown Open House will be 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19. More...

Church News

Church News

McKinnie Branch McKinnie Branch Baptist Church will have its annual Harvest Tea Program 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 19. More...

People

Miss McComb marries Mr. Wiggins

Miss Bryna Lauren McComb became the bride of Mr. Carson Tomlin Wiggins 6 p.m. Saturday, May 27, 2006 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Hickory, N.C. More...

Birth

Abbie Grace Morgan Mindy and Jimmy Morgan announce the birth of their daughter, Abbie Grace, born Friday, Nov. 3, 2006 at University Hospital in Augusta. More...

People in the News

Vergilia Moore The Augusta Technical College (ATC) Foundation, in conjuction with the Waynesboro Rotary Club, has selected ATC student Vergilia Moore as the recipient of a $750 scholarship Endowment established at ATC. More...

Robbery foiled by deputy's spouse

The wife of a Burke County deputy fought off and identified two armed robbers who tried to empty the safe at Jet Food Store yesterday (Tuesday). More...

IIn hoonoorr aand rreemeembbrraanccee

Burke County citizens gathered on the courthouse lawn in celebration of Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11. The event was sponsored by the American Legion Post 120. Special guest speaker was the Rev. Dr. Al Wright of First Baptist Church of Waynesboro. More...

Editorial

Community headache

We don't have a solution, but somebody needs to find one. Crime in the Magnolia Acres housing development is a problem the whole community needs to address. More...

Catch the Spirit

Burke Countians will have a chance to support their friends and neighbors at two local events that signal the arrival of the holiday season. More...

RFD

Elizabeth Billips received a call from Charlie McGee, S.G.A. retired ag teacher. Mr. McGee went on to say he got a call from Gov. Sonny Perdue prior to last week's election and he thought it More...

Sports

Bears set, tie school records with 35-0 shutout to end season

Burke County wrapped up the 2006 football campaign with a 35-0 route of the Benedictine Cadets Saturday night. More...

Bears to compete in inter-squad basketball game

Burke County High School basketball fans will get a chance to see this year's teams in action before the regular season begins. More...

After region loss Spartans get set for state

Edmund Burke Academy suffered a shutout loss last week in the region championship game, but the Spartans are still in the playoffs and have their eyes set on a larger goal. More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

Avoid Grass Tetany in cattle

Cattlemen in Burke County are opening the gates thus starting to graze cattle on winter More...

Home & Garden Tips

Trees impact our community in many ways

What do trees really do for people and the environment? Trees provide many economic, More...

Burke County Agricultural Calendar of Events

Nov. 15 - S. E. Dairy Herd Management Conference - Georgia Farm Bureau, Macon. More...