July 25, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Undercover investigation

Clerks charged for selling beer to minor

Two gas station clerks are in hot water for selling beer to a minor. More...


survive the varying difficult challenges that may be encountered." Equally important as your personal disposition are the numbers involved, says Steven L. Daniels, attorney with Arnstein & Lehr law firm, West Palm Beach, Fla. More...

News

An uphill battle

Mountain trooper recounts his tour in Italy during WWII

The water in the roadside irrigation ditch was red with blood. Only Clifford Long's nose broke the surface. The water was freezing and he had lain there half a day, but he didn't dare risk lifting the rest of his head to look around. More...

Local health provider names new director

Ogeechee Behavioral Health Services has a new administrator. Victoria Toy Richbourg of Sylvania has been named the new executive director. More...

Tax free holiday begins Aug. 2

Local shoppers can fill their buggies with back-to-school purchases next weekend without paying sales tax. The state's sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. Aug. 2, and runs until midnight Aug. 5. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Louise L. Knight

Louise L. Knight, 70, of St. Clair, Ga., entered into rest Sunday, July 22, 2007, at her home. She was born June 9, 1937 in Augusta, Ga., to George Vincent Logue and Elizabeth Walden Logue. Mrs. More...

Mrs. Deneene T. Knox

Deneene T. Knox passed away on Tuesday, July 24, 2007 at Hospice of the Golden Isles, Inc. in Brunswick, Ga., at the age of 72. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 28, at 3 p.m. More...

IN LOVING MEMORY "BETTY BLOUNT"

July 26, 1933 God saw You... God saw you getting tired. When a cure was not to be. So He wrapped His arms around you, and whispered, "Come to me". More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

SCV The Brigadier General John C. Carter Camp Sons of Confederate Veterans will meet Monday, July 30, at Mobley's Restaurant. The program presentation will be on Secessonville. Dinner will begin 6:30 p.m., and the meeting will follow at 7. More...

Church News

Church News

Botsford Botsford Baptist Church will celebrate its 234th Homecoming 11 a.m. Sunday, July 29. Chetta Strings, a group of family musicians, will deliver the morning message in song, and dinner will follow the service. The Rev. More...

Church Service Directory

Bark Camp Missionary Baptist Church Bark Camp is located at 1327 Magruder Rd. near Midville. Sunday School begins at 10:30 a.m. followed by worship at 11:15 1st & 3rd Sunday. Bible study begins at 7 p.m. on Tues. Pastor: Rev. Chavas Boyd. More...

People

Dixon, Chandler to marry Sept. 8

Ms. Lisa Jenkins Goldman and Mr. and Mrs. Randal Percy Dixon are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelli Elizabeth Dixon, to Joshua Ray Chandler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Ray Chandler of Sardis. More...

Johnson, Ego to unite in marriage

Michael Lee and Linda A. Johnson of Kite proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Latasha S. Johnson, to David W. Ego Jr., son of David and Sybil Ego of Interlachen, Fla., and Johnny and Kristin A. Lambert of Waynesboro. More...

Miss Phillips to wed Mr. Morgan July 28

Mindy Phillips and Jimmy Morgan, both of Waynesboro, announce their engagement. The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. Saturday, July 28, 2007, at First United Methodist Church in Waynesboro. A reception will immediately follow at the Wardlow building. More...

Alleged rape case

DA clears student, faculty

A student accused of raping a girl in a Burke County High School restroom has been cleared by the district attorney. "Evidence clearly showed that the sexual contact that occurred, if any, was consensual," District Attorney Danny Craig said. More...

Walgreens is a go

Waynesboro is getting a Walgreens. Last Thursday, the city's Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) gave United Retail Development permission to build the 14,490-square foot building on South Liberty Street. More...

Pit bulls found abandoned

Conditions lead to suspicions of dogfighting

The two pit bulls were definitely fighting ... fighting to stay alive. Had a neighbor not seen them and realized their owner had not returned for them after moving from Alexander, the pair may not have made it through another day. More...

trying to resell this home? A: You bet. More...

Editorial

Teenage Drinking

As this is being written, word is coming in on the cable news channels that actress Lindsay Lohan has, once again, been arrested and charged with diving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. More...

Political Cartoon

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RFD

Congratulations to Tim and Jaime Carey on the birth of their son, Wyatt Thomas, born Friday, July 20 at Burke Medical Center in Waynesboro. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 1/2 ounces and was 20 inches long. More...

For The Record

Missing boater charged with illegal artifacts

A North Augusta boater who was feared dead is now fearing a jail sentence. Early Tuesday morning, Department of Natural Resources (DNR) rangers were sent to Brier Creek to look for 50-year-old Steven Wesley Collins. He'd left home around 6 a.m. More...

From the Blotter

Buds and bras A woman and two teenagers were arrested Saturday when they tried to shoplift everything from bras to Budweiser. More...

Waynesboro Police

The following arrests and citations were reported last week by the Waynesboro Police Department: Friday, July 13 • Pamela Michell Williams, 26, of 504 Holly Drive, Waynesboro, was arrested for probation violation. More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

Corn Crop Nearing the End

A couple of weeks ago I discussed the process on how to estimate a yield on a corn field. It is always fun to estimate a yield when the potential is positive, but this is not always the case. More...

Home & Garden Tips

Root Rot Management for Annuals

Fungal root rot disease on annuals such as petunia, geranium and other annual flowers has been a common diagnosis on annuals that I have seen over the last month. More...

Family & Consumer Science News

Tax Credits for Energy Efficient Home Improvements

This is a great time to install new energy efficient windows or add additional insulation to your home. If you improve the energy efficiency of your home before the end of 2007, you can receive a tax credit of up to $500 on your federal taxes. More...