November 29, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Runoff to be held Dec. 5

With a few close races yet to be decided, voters are once again encouraged to exercise their civic duty and vote in Tuesday's General Election Runoff. The runoff is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. More...

News

Borough Battle this weekend

Hundreds of Civil War re-enactors will raise their rifles in Burke County this weekend in More...

Robinson home featured on tour

The 2006 Sardis Christmas Tour of Homes will be held 5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, and More...

Christmas on Liberty this Friday

Downtown Waynesboro will light up this Friday night for its annual Christmas on Liberty More...

For The Record

Masked gunmen rob Vidette store

An armed robber with a soft voice and a pistol threatened to "blow out the brains" of two store clerks in Vidette, one of whom was finishing her first day on the job. More...

Wanted

Waynesboro police are looking for a 17-year-old who was More...

From the Blotter

Fairway, not freeway The owner of Applewood Golf Course reported damage to his 12th hole in the tune of $1,000. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Ellen Griner Oglesby

Ellen Griner Oglesby, 84, of Waynesboro entered into rest Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2006 at More...

Mr. John Joseph Mobley

It is with great sadness that the death of John Joseph Mobley is announced. More...

Mr. Grady Mobley

Grady Mobley, 87, of Baxley entered into rest Sunday, Nov. 26, 2006 at Appling Healthcare System. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Adopt-A-Child The CSRA-EOA Inc. Head Start Center of Burke County will hold its 12th annual Adopt- A-Child Day 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at the Burke County Head Start Center, 518 College St., Waynesboro. More...

Church News

Church News

Brown Grove Brown Grove Baptist Church will celebrate its 37th ushers ministry anniversary 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3. More...

People

EBA Duke TIP

Each year, personnel at Duke University sponsor the Talent Identification Program (TIP) to More...

National Young Readers Day

Dr. Mark Gresham gets ready to read Dr. Seuss's "Green Eggs and Ham" to Brenda Chandler's kindergarten class at More...

BCMS Cubs with Character

Burke County Middle School has named the following students "Cubs with Character" for More...

A 'Lively' Christmas tree

The search for the perfect tree is over thanks to a donation made by Katherine Lively of Shell Bluff. The tree was planted by her late husband Q.U. Lively Sr. in the early '80s on their property off Seven Oaks Road. More...

In the headlights

As the temperatures drop, vehicle collisions involving deer are expected to rise. More...

Editorial

More meddling?

The effort by big business and other special interest groups to affect the outcome of the race for Georgia Supreme Court was thwarted by the voters on November 7. More...

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RFD

My husband, Eddie, and I attended Wade Franklin's Pottery Open House in Midville Saturday and we had a wonderful time visiting folks in Midville. More...

Sports

Spartans lose in final four play

After having what head coach Beau Johnson calls an "incredible" season, the Spartans ended their championship chase with a heartbreaking 31-24 loss to Valwood School last Friday night. More...

Burke County sweeps Eagles, Lady Eagles in home opener

" Tonight was a big win for us ... It let us know that last year is all behind us." - Lady Bears Coach Angelica Collins

Burke County clipped the Jenkins County Eagles in both boys and girls action last week to open the 2006-2007 basketball campaign. The Bears and Lady Bears host Greenbrier Friday night and Jefferson County on Saturday. More...

They're #1

Blanchard Equipment's pee-wee football team finished their season in first place with a 9- More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

Special thanks to sponsors

The Thanksgiving season has come and gone and it is hard to believe Friday will be Dec. 1. Last week the importance More...

Home & Garden Tips

Taking care of poinsettias

During the holidays, you can place poinsettias just about anywhere to brighten things up. They'll last almost a month in a More...

Burke County Agricultural Calendar of Events

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