July 14, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Tuesday is the General Primary

Time to Cast Your Vote!

It’s time for voters to decide which candidates will represent their political parties in November’s General Election.   Voters will head to the polls Tuesday, July 20, for the General Primary.   More...

News

Buses fetch high prices, overseas buyers

Burke County’s school buses have found new purpose in hauling passengers in countries far away. More...

Candidate turns in petition to oppose Stone in Senate race

Waynesboro attorney and former mayor Jesse Stone may have competition in the Senate race for District 23, but incumbent Rep. Gloria Frazier will run unopposed. More...

Town meeting slated for July 22

To discuss crime and punishment

A town hall meeting next Thursday night will address many of the questions that have arisen since the June 18 murders of Ralph and Trudie Brown Gordon.   The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Marshall E. Young

Marshall E. Young, 76, of Waynesboro, Ga., entered into rest on Wednesday, July 7, 2010, at his home.   Arrangements are incomplete at this time. More...

Jonathan Ray Kailing

Jonathan Ray Kailing, 45, of Carlton, Ga., husband of Paula Kailing, died Friday, June 25, 2010, at Morton Plant Hospital in Clearwater , Fla. More...

Bruce A. Broxton

Bruce A. Broxton, 86, of Keysville, Ga., entered into rest on Monday, July 12, 2010, at Brentwood Terrace Health Center in Waynesboro, Ga.   More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

NAACP   The Burke County Branch of the NAACP will meet 9 a.m., Saturday, July 17, at Mt. Olive AME Church, located at 527 West Sixth St. in Waynesboro. More...

People

Jurors drawn for April 2010 term of Superior Court

Jurors have been drawn for the April 2010 term of Superior Court civil session with Judge Daniel J. Craig presiding.   Jurors are to report 9 a.m., Monday, July 19.   The list includes the following:   More...

New members elected to concert board

The 31st season of the Waynesboro-Burke Concert Series begins this fall with new board members ready to help launch the season subscription drive. More...

honor of Keinon

In honor of Keinon Charles and Mary Bennett, far right, recently attended the Georgia State University College of Education Honors Day to help present the Keinon M. More...

A Rare Catch

South American exotic hooked in Brier Creek

The teeth were too bizarre.   That’s what made Burke County bailiff Spencer Ready call the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) after he hooked what looked like a large bream in Brier Creek. More...

Top investigator terminated

Waynesboro Police Department’s chief investigator was terminated following a sexual harassment investigation.   More...

Canines called in to search for burglars; deputies arrest five

A canine unit was called in to help hunt for burglars seen kicking in the door at one of two neighboring houses burglarized on McCoy Church Road.   Though five suspects have been arrested, investigators are still looking for one more.   More...

Editorial

By the way, there’s an election next week

There was a time when Georgia’s rural counties got a lot of attention from statewide candidates. Until 1962, politics in Georgia operated under what was known as the county unit system. More...

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RFD

Have you tasted locally grown “da-maters” this year. I have the good fortune to have my own tomatoes this year with an abundance of cucumbers as well. More...

For The Record

Shots fired at DNR agent lead to meth lab discovery

Shots fired at an agent staking out property near Sardis led to the discovery of a methamphetamine operation in a stolen motor home.   According to Department of Natural Resources Cpl. More...

Gordon murder suspect denied bond

The man accused of killing an elderly Waynesboro couple won’t be on the street while he awaits further action in the case.   Tony Grubbs, 41, was denied bond by Senior Judge William M. Fleming Jr. in a hearing last Friday. More...

Man gets one year for manufacturing meth

Just before a jury was selected for his trial, a Burke County man admitted his guilt.   Christopher Scott Quick, 34, pleaded guilty Monday to one count of manufacturing methamphetamine.   More...

Church News

Church News

Pleasant Grove   Pleasant Grove AME Zion Church in Sardis will have tis Men & Women’s Day with 4 p.m., Sunday, July 18.   The Rev. Robert Christian, pastor of Mt. Zion, and his choir will serve. More...

183rd camp meeting begins Thursday at Mt. Moriah

Interdenominational camp meeting services will convene for the 183rd year 8 p.m., Thursday, July 15, at Mt. Moriah Campground in Matthews. More...

The Easters to perform at FBC

Gospel singers Jeff and Sheri Easter will perform at First Baptist Church of Waynesboro, 6 p.m., on Sunday July 25.   More...

Legals

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