December 13, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Six Burke communities disappear

Drivers motoring down Highway 24 between Waynesboro and Louisville are now officially in the middle of nowhere. They are no longer in the community of Vidette, according to the official state map printed by the Georgia Department of Transportation. More...

News

Making progress

Community leaders and volunteers dined together last Wednesday at Burke Community Partnership More...

Burke backs Eaton, Williams

Less than 13 percent of Burke County voters cast their ballots in last Tuesday More...

A simple step of faith

Rev. Saxon returns to Burke

Hebron International Baptist Church recently started its ministry in Burke County, but its senior pastor, the Rev. Earl Saxon, is no stranger to the area. More...

Sports

Bears take key sub-region contest, host Jefferson Friday

Burke County looks to extend its winning streak this week when they host Jefferson County Friday night. Last week, the Bears defeated Harlem, Liberty County and Evans to go 6-0 on the season. More...

Lady Bears finish tough week with four losses

Last week was a long week for Burke County More...

Spartans lose two

The Edmund Burke Academy Spartans dropped two games at home last week, bringing their record to an overall 0-4 so far this season. The Spartans fell 57-31 to Briarwood Academy Tuesday, Dec. 5, and 80-30 to David Emanuel Academy (DEA) Friday, Dec. More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

2007 corn acres on the rise

Folks traveling the roads in Burke County will see many more corn fields in 2007. Upswings in the markets have g r o w i n g corn more attractive this coming year. More...

Burke County Agricultural Calendar of Events

Dec. 25- 29 More...

Burke County 4-H Calendar Dates

Dec. 20 More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Edmund Burke DAR The Edmund Burke Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will hold its December meeting Saturday, Dec. 16 at 10 a.m. at Frank More...

People

Miss Foxx to wed Mr. Crews Jan. 6

Mr. and Mrs. Kenny Foxx of Cumming announce the engagement of their daughter, Margie Alyson, to Clayton Everett Crews, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Crews of Waynesboro. The wedding is planned for Jan. More...

Gay, Anthon to unite in marriage

Don A. Gay of Garfield and Mary H. Gay of Hemet, Calif. announce the engagement of their daughter, Tina Marie Gay of Manteca, Calif., to Robert John Anthon, son of Jim Anthon of Oroville, Calif., and Barbara Anthon of San Jose Calif. More...

BCMS holds Christmas concert

Eighth-graders Jessica Jennings, Summer Miller and Dominique Boyd play More...

One cleared, four indicted for molestation

The Superior Court grand jury cleared a Waynesboro man accused of child molestation, but found enough evidence to indict four others. During their November session, the jury More...

Looks good enough to eat!

Every inch of Pineland Bakery More...

Editorial

Growing drug problem

Georgia has the ninth largest overall population of the fifty states, but with more than 53,000 inmates, the fifth largest prison population. The Georgia Department of Corrections reports that the system More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

RFD

Burke County has had a lot of goings on to usher in the Christmas season. Much behind-the-scene work goes into these events for all of us to enjoy. More...

For The Record

Two men shot by unknown gunmen

Two Waynesboro men were shot last week, but say they have no idea who pulled the trigger. Around 3 a.m. Saturday, John Oliver Jenkins Jr., 23, was shot through the shoulder in the old Camino Real parking lot. More...

Girlfriend arrested in stabbing

A Waynesboro woman was jailed for stabbing her boyfriend in the neck. Sherika Griffin, 22, who was implicated in the Nov. 1 attack, was arrested last Monday for aggravated assault and possession of a knife during the commission of a crime. More...

Waynesboro Police

The following arrests and citations were reported last week by the Waynesboro Police Department: Saturday, Dec. 2 More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Anita G. Garner

Anita G. Garner passed away Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006 at Doctors Hospital. Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006 at St. Michael More...

Mr. Harold Herbert MacRae

Harold Herbert MacRae, 78, entered into rest Dec. 7, 2006 at Heartland Hospice. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Mr. MacRae was a native of Massachusetts and lived in Bristol, Conn., for many years. More...

Mr. Richard Alvin Johnson

Richard Alvin Johnson, 62, of Vidette, beloved husband and father, passed away peacefully Sunday, Dec. 3, 2006 after a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. More...

Church News

Church News

Red Hill Red Hill Baptist Church will hold its annual Christmas program 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17. The public is invited. More...