January 20, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Di-Lane stables dedicated to Lamar Mobley

For decades, the late Lamar Mobley was devoted to reviving and growing the Georgia Field Trial Association’s annual professional stakes in Burke County. More...

News

Dozens of properties to be auctioned

Delinquent property taxes

Nearly three dozen Waynesboro properties are headed to the auction block.   On Feb. 3, as many as 34 properties flagged for delinquent property taxes are scheduled for sale at the courthouse steps. More...

Retirement community in early planning stages

Burke County is on the radar for a large-scale retirement community.   A Grovetown man with nearly 200 acres off Story Mill Road has submitted preliminary plans for an independent living complex.   More...

Burke County quarterback headed to South Alabama

Burke County High School’s Terrell Brigham can finally breathe a sigh of relief. After months of speculation about where he may be playing football next year, the record-breaking quarterback has settled on the University of South Alabama. More...

For The Record

Burglary suspect arrested

Car break-ins skyrocket

The third suspect in a Dowell Street break-in is now behind bars. More...

DNA breaks 2004 armed robbery case

A 2004 hold-up may have been solved, thanks to DNA evidence collected more than five years ago.   Stephen Phillips, 27, of Waynesboro has been charged with the May 2004 armed robbery of Burkehaven Corner Store. More...

From the Blotter

Purple perp   A Burke County couple got a colorful surprise while visiting friends last Wednesday. More...

Fields & Yields

Home & Garden Tips

Care at Planting Yields Healthy Fruit Trees

The excitement of planting fruit trees is often dampened when the trees grow poorly or die during the first year. This can be called post-plant tree shock. More...

Family & Consumer Science News

January is National Radon Action Month

Can you guess the leading cause of lung cancer in the United States? If you guessed smoking, you are correct. However, do you know the second leading cause? Radon gas probably wasn’t your first guess. More...

Recipes from Louise

Don’t you just love opening your door and smelling the wonderful aromas welcoming you home after a long day at work? More...

People

West, Ellison unite in marriage

Kristin Nicole West, daughter of Thomas and Cheryl West of Vidalia, and Benjamin Russell Ellison, son of David and Cheryl McCary of Waynesboro and Gregg and Toni Ellison of Sylvania were united in marriage Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009, at 6 p.m. More...

Miss Page to wed Mr. Cooper June 5

Mr. and Mrs. Burley Page of Kite announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly Crystal Page, to Bryan Thomas Cooper of Louisville, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Cooper of Wadley and Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Miller of Louisville. More...

Midville Garden Club publishes cookbook

In celebration of its 62nd anniversary, the Midville Garden Club has published a cookbook honoring its founding members.   More...

CELEBRATING HIS DREAM

A record attendance of more than 1,000 people gathered at the city park Monday to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. More...

Father jailed for depriving children

A Waynesboro father was arrested after continually abandoning his four children. More...

Editorial

Cartoon

Full Story

Time to Step Up

The first decade of the new millennium was marked by two natural disasters of gigantic proportions. More...

RFD

My husband, Eddie, and I were honored by the Edmund Burke Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Saturday at the Meeting Place (in the back   of the late Mary Hargrove’s home). More...

Sports

Bears pound Thomson

Lose by 1 to WACO

The Bears went from bitter disappointment to the satisfaction of beating a region rival last weekend.   Burke County High School’s boys (9-3) lost a lead over Washington County (14-3) in the final 30 seconds to lose 46- 45 last Friday. More...

Lady Bears take region win over Thomson

The Lady Bears broke a disappointing streak with a region win last Saturday.   Burke County High School’s girls (5-10) took down Thomson’s Lady Bulldogs 50- 42 in Waynesboro.   More...

Bears eliminated with narrow loss at state

Burke County High School’s wrestlers competed among the state’s top teams last weekend.   The Bears were eliminated after their second loss in the first round, a narrow defeat delivered by Riverwood High School of Atlanta. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Wilma Lucille Grooms Tyson

Mrs. Wilma Lucille Grooms Tyson, age 102, of Statesboro, Ga., died Monday morning, Jan. 18, 2010, at the Ogeechee Area Hospice Inpatient Facility in Statesboro.   More...

Mrs. Sybil Daniel Long

Sybil Daniel Long, 79, of Girard, Ga., entered into rest Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010 at St. Francis Hospital in Columbus, Ga.   Graveside services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, January 16, at Burke Memorial Gardens, Waynesboro. More...

Mrs. Carnie Brayboy

Mrs. Carnie Brayboy of Augusta, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010, at Trinity Hospital in Augusta.   Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date.   Phinazee & Son Funeral Home, 706-554-5500.   More...

Church News

Church News

Thankful   Thankful Baptist Church will honor its pastor, the Rev. Berry Rogers, 10 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 24.   The Rev. Peter Parker and Fairfield Baptist Church will be special guests.   The public is invited. More...