February 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

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Ga-Lina Amateur Field Trials start Friday

Exactly 100 bird dogs from all over the country will compete in Burke County in the coming week.   The Ga-Lina Amateur Field Trials kick off Friday with 27 English pointers and setters running in the Amateur Derby Classic. More...

Burke County students scout possible careers

From law enforcement to finance and nuclear energy to education, students explored a variety of options for their careers and college paths. More...

City may require yard waste bagging

In Waynesboro

Curbside service may be a thing of the past when it comes to uncontained heaps of leaves, grass clippings and pine cones. More...

Sports

Bears grab big win over WACO

The Bears avenged a onepoint loss from earlier in the season.   Burke County High School’s boys (14-4) took down Washington County 55-50 in front of a home crowd last Saturday. Earlier in the season, WACO edged by the Bears 46-45. More...

Lady bears claim win over Swainsboro

The Lady Bears edged by their neighbors to the south last week.   Burke County High School’s girls (7-14) claimed a 56-55 win over Swainsboro High last Tuesday in a nonregion match-up. More...

Wrestling team advances to sectionals this week

Burke County High School’s wrestlers are well on their way to making it to state again. More...

Fields & Yields

4-H News

Burke 4-H’ers win district honors

Six Burke County 4-H’ers returned from the Southeast District Project Achievement competition with honors in their project areas.   Held Jan. More...

Recipes from Louise

Chocoholics can always find a reason to indulge in chocolate, and here’s one more reason – Valentine’s Day. These recipes can be made for you or given to that special Valentine. So chocolate lovers enjoy! More...

Church News

Church News

Second Bynes Grove   Second Bynes Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Senior Citizen program 11 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 14   Sister Azalene Young of the McCullough Covenant Baptist Church will be the mistress of ceremonies. More...

Two puppies thrown from speeding SUV

SEE SOMETHING? Call police investigators at 706-554-8029

At least two puppies were killed when they were pitched into the highway from a speeding SUV. More...

It’s in the Bag

Local Harvey’s bagger competes for $10,000

Danny Goodwin isn’t your everyday grocery bagger, and he could capture a national championship to prove it. More...

Editorial

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Transforming teacher pay

Last month I proposed a new plan that will transform the way we compensate K-12 teachers and leaders in our state. It will put them on the same playing field as our state’s top coaches who are rewarded for consistently winning games.   More...

RFD

One of Waynesboro’s Steel Magnolias, Mae Chalker, died last Thursday. She was 79.   Co-owner of The True Citizen, Mae was affectionately known   as “Mae Mae” by those who were close to her. More...

For The Record

Real Estate Transactions

Burke County property transfers for August-September, 2010. The date indicates when the transaction was recorded in the Burke County Clerk’s office.   • Jenkins Home Builders to Benjamin E. Nelson, 138 Live Oak Drive, Aug. More...

Man shot during tussle

A Waynesboro man was shot through the hand and pistol whipped during a fight Sunday morning. More...

Seven arrested, three cars seized

Waynesboro police seized three more vehicles involved in drug busts, bringing the total to five in a matter of weeks. More...

Obituaries

Mae Chalker, co-owner of The True Citizen, dies

Mae G. Chalker, 89, of Waynesboro, Ga., entered into rest on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010, at Pineview Gardens Personal Care Home.   Born in Spann, Ga., on Sept. More...

Natalia Grace Myers

Natalia Grace Myers of Añasco, Puerto Rico, was born Jan. 25, 2010 at MCG, Augusta, Ga., and passed into the presence of Jesus at birth.   Services were held on Thursday, Jan. More...

Mr. Arthur Earl Heath

Arthur Earl Heath, 47, of Waynesboro, Ga., entered into rest Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010 at Brentwood Terrace Health Center in Waynesboro.   Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, at Burke Memorial Gardens in Waynesboro. More...

People

Miss Walden to marry Mr. Nelson May 15

Mr. and Mrs. DeWayne Walden of Appling and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Reed of Harlem announce the engagement of their daughter, Elyse Walden, to Benjamin Nelson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Nelson of Waynesboro. More...

April O. Brown Memorial Scholarship plaque dedication

A plaque dedication ceremony took place at Waynesboro Primary School for April Outlaw Brown’s memorial scholarship last week. More...

Getting their kicks

The Jade Tigers made a big impression at the JB Martial Arts 2010 Tune-Up Tournament in Orangeburg, S.C. More...