January 27, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Heroes heading this way

Tuskegee Airmen coming to Waynesboro for documentary showing

Living legends from as far away as New York are heading to Waynesboro. More...

News

On point

Veteran Burke County competitor to be inducted into hall of fame

His proper address may be in South Carolina but he’s made the Bird Dog Capital of the World his home every January for the past 36 years. More...

Mobley’s goes to the Super Bowl

Mobley’s Cafeteria will be a guest restaurant for the Super Extravaganza Tailgate Party Tuesday week in Miami for the National Football League Media Day. More...

Georgia Power president to headline chamber banquet

Georgia Power President and CEO Mike Garrett will be the keynote speaker at the Burke County Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting this Thursday, Jan. 28 at the Waynesboro Campus of Augusta Technical College. More...

For The Record

Argument leads to drug bust

An argument at the Georgia Power office led to the arrest of a suspected drug dealer who’d gone there to pay a bill. More...

Two arrested for meth lab in Alexander

The makings of a mobile methamphetamine lab landed two Burke County men in jail. More...

Two gunmen jailed, another still wanted

An armed robbery suspect is still wanted in connection with the Dec. 4 hold-up at Bob Bob’s store in Gough.   More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

Crabgrass Herbicide Labeled in Forage Bermudagrass

Crabgrass control in bermudagrass hay has always been a challenge. Hay producers have needed a preemergence herbicide for the control of crabgrass, goosegrass, Texas panicum, sandbur and other summer annual grasses for a long time. More...

Home & Garden Tips

Taking Care of Home Pecan Trees

You can’t kill bugs and diseases with a hand sprayer when the crop grows 80 feet tall. For backyard pecan trees, prevention is the best approach for keeping nut-robbing pests at bay.   More...

Family & Consumer Science News

Cleaning Resolutions for the New Year

Lighten your cleaning load with some easy-to-implement changes. If left to pile up, cleaning tasks can be overwhelming. So here are 9 ways to make cleaning easier in the New Year.   1. Manage the mail. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Valentines’ Dinner   First United Methodist Church of Waynesboro and Rosemont Baptist Church will have the second annual Valentines’ Steak Dinner, 6-8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 6, at Rosemont.   More...

Church News

Church News

Kelsey Chapel   Kelsey Chapel Baptist Church will present a Black History Program, 4 p.m., Saturday, February 6. Dr. Roderick Hilton of First Baptist Church in Lincolnton will be the speaker, and the CSRA Mass Choir will perform. More...

Gunman opens fire in apartment

A Millen man has been arrested for blasting 14 shotgun rounds into a Briarwood apartment where five people were huddled in a closet.   It began around 4:45 a.m. More...

Boys on road to recovery

Bus stop accident

A 7-year-old Burke County boy is still in intensive care five days after he and a neighbor were hit by a car while crossing the road to their school bus. More...

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Legislative Report

Governor Perdue released his amended budget proposal for 2010 and for Fiscal Year 2011 on Friday of our first week in session. The Fiscal Year 2010 Amended Budget figure released was reduced to $17.4 billion. More...

RFD

By this time next week Roy Black and his entourage from Mobley’s Cafeteria will be “puttin’ on the dog” for the Super Extravaganza Tailgate Party on Miami Beach for the National   Football League Media Day.   More...

Sports

Bears grab more wins in wrestling

The Bears have improved to a record of 26-5 in wrestling so far this season.   Burke County High School’s wrestling team easily took down Westside and Grovetown high schools last Thursday in Grovetown. More...

Bears get big road win over West Laurens

It paid for the Bears to be back together again.   After two weekends of playing without one of their starters, Burke County High School’s boys (10- 3) were intact last Friday to knock down West Laurens 55-40 for a region win.   More...

Lady Bears walk over West Laurens Lady Raiders

The Lady Bears recorded their largest margin of victory so far this season in a region win over West Laurens. Burke County High School’s girls (6-10) took down the Lady Raiders 65-51 last Friday in Dublin.   More...

Obituaries

Mr. William ‘Bill’ Lovett

William P. “Bill” Lovett of Martinez, Ga., entered into rest Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010.   Mr. Lovett was born in Villa Rica, Ga., but was raised in Waynesboro, Ga.   More...

IN MEMORY OF OUR FAMILY

CLAYBON December 22, 1912 - January 29, 1998 Annie Lue December 2, 1912 - May 28, 1999 Claybon Howard, Jr. April 4, 1938 - May 14, 1971 Thelma Myers April 17, 1948 - November 27,2003 Cliffor More...

IN MEMORY OF SHELTON FLAKES

January 30, 1978 - January 31, 2002 The hardest thing in life to bear Is to want your son/brother And he is not there. More...

People

Dr. Butler, Dr. Kemp wed

Dr. Ann Marie Butler married Dr. Stephen Frederick Kemp 2 p.m., Dec. 19, 2009 at The Chapel at Warren Baptist Church in Augusta.   The Rev. Dr. John K. Segars officiated. More...

Wimberly House gets $1,000

Nick Grubisa, chairman of the CSRA Border Clash Charity, presented a check for $1,000 to Nancy Minyard, director of Wimberly House Ministries last Thursday. More...

First National gives to Wimberly House

First National Bank employees recently presented the Wimberly House Ministries with a $150 check. The money was raised during the annual Cookie Crunch at Christmas on Liberty Square. More...