December 27, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Four killed in Effingham wreck

A violent wreck in Effingham County claimed the life of a Waynesboro truck driver and an Edmund Burke Academy graduate and her two young children. Around 4 p.m. More...

News

Sinner or saint?

Motorists passing the old Waynesboro Ice Plant are noticing a strange silhouette in the window. More...

In Waynesboro

Millage rolls back; utility rates to rise

Waynesboro residents got their first millage rollback in more than a decade, but higher utility bills will eat up any savings. More...

Blackburn, Patterson named Good Citizens

Two local seniors were recognized as good citizens by the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution last week. More...

For The Record

Cocaine lands six in jail

Six people were arrested on cocaine charges after being spotted in More...

Investigators probe ‘accident’ in Girard

Investigators want to know what caused a head injury that put an Augusta man into a coma. According to a report filed at the Burke County Sheriff More...

From the Blotter

Flat-out busted A Waynesboro woman whose tires had been slashed several times decided to take matters into her own hands and set up a video surveillance camera. More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

What about the tree?

Every year it seems that folks are putting up decorations earlier and earlier. This is intriguing to me because some individuals are doing a really good job of keeping a tree alive and green for almost two months. More...

Burke County Agricultural Calendar of Events

Dec. 27-29 More...

Burke County 4-H Calendar Dates

Dec. 27-29 More...

People

Look what Santa brought!

Addi Claxton, 4, gets a little encouragement from Martin Jarrett, 11, as they ride their brand new bikes Tuesday morning. They bundled up and braved the cold winds to test out the bicycles Santa left Christmas morning. More...

Correction

CED More...

Santa makes his rounds

Santa Claus showed up with stockings and gifts for clients and employees of the Burke County Service Center as they were treated to lunch by the Waynesboro Exchange Club Thursday, Dec. 21 As everyone took turns sitting on Santa More...

Landing a spot in history

During a time when black military men were known more for waiting on their white counterparts than for being competent soldiers, one Burke County native disagreed. More...

County needs citizens’ input

Burke County citizens will soon get the chance to voice their opinions on the county More...

Editorial

Field Trials deserve government support

The Waynesboro City Council acted quickly and appropriately to a request from the Georgia Field Trial Association for help in fixing up dilapidated facilities at Di-Lane Plantation. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

RFD

As we say More...

Sports

Top dogs

Winners of the 2006 Georgia Amateur Shooting Dog Championship held at DiLane Plantation on Nov. 24 are, from left, third place, Crouch More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Betty Thompson Brannen

Mrs. Betty Thompson Brannen, 80, of Waynesboro died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006 at Burke Medical Center. Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 23, in the Chapel of DeLoach-Kennedy Funeral Home in Waynesboro with Dr. G. Al Wright Jr. More...

Mrs. Mary Hargrove Scott

Mrs. Mary Hargrove Scott of Clarkesville entered into rest Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006. Graveside services will be held 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 28, in Magnolia Cemetery with the Rev. Russell Barker officiating. More...

Kennariya Juquana Scott-McBride

Graveside services for Kennariya Jaquana Scott- McBride, infant, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 28, 2006, at Fairfield Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Peter Parker officiating. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

NAACP The Burke County Branch of the NAACP will hold their Emancipation Proclamation Program 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 1. The event will be held at Thomas Grove Baptist Church. The speaker will be Rev. Alvin Lewis Jr. More...

Church News

Church News

Jones Grove Jones Grove Baptist Church will hold its annual Watch Night Service 10 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 31. The Rev. Melvin Hambersham, pastor of Rosier Grove, will be in charge of services. The public is invited. More...

School News

‘God Bless Us Everyone’

Members of the S.G.A. Elementary School Chorus sing the final number of a musical version of More...

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Members of the cast of Blakeney Elementary School More...

Feliz Navidad

Waynesboro Primary School Pre-K student Dextriona Gibson dances to Feliz Navidad during Christmas Around the World. Students learned about the Christmas customs of China, Mexico, Sweden, Africa, England and Germany. More...