August 4, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Deputy injured in rollover

Burke County deputies say their fellow officer is lucky to be alive following a crash on Highway 56 South. Lt. More...

News

Good Day ... extended

Patrons of Good Day Café will soon be able to enjoy a new dining experience with the addition of a screened seating area. More...

Chamber Connection

Leadership Burke Class set for fall

Knowledge is power, but only if it is used. More...

Celebrity Waiter set for Oct. 14

Football fever is heating up downtown Waynesboro for this year’s Celebrity Waiter Night.   The Oct. More...

For The Record

Long denied appeal for children

A petition filed on behalf of Christine Long to have her children returned to her has been denied. More...

Council says ‘yes’ to reserve officers

The Waynesboro Police Department should have volunteer officers pitching in by November. More...

From the Blotter

Hide nor hair   An intoxicated driver reportedly ran over himself near Ben Hatcher Road, but deputies had no luck when it came to finding him.   More...

Obituaries

Robert Lee ‘Bobby’ Webster, Sr.

Robert Lee “Bobby” Webster Sr. of Gatlinburg, Tenn., formerly of Vidette, Ga., passed away on July 29, 2010, at the age of 74.   There will be a memorial service at the Vidette United Methodist Church on Saturday, Aug. More...

Anne Lorraine Bailey

Anne Lorraine Bailey, 82, of Vidette, Ga., entered into rest on Tuesday, August 3, 2010, at Brentwood Terrace Health Center. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Please contact the funeral home Wednesday (today) after 4:00 p.m. More...

Facebook page causes uproar

A facebook profile has generated a storm of complaints and a formal investigation. More...

Stone unopposed for Senate seat

The campaign trail just got much shorter for Jesse Stone. More...

Editorial

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No obstacles for Stone

Waynesboro’s Jesse Stone has a clear path to the Georgia State Senate. Last week his only opponent, independent candidate Chuck Pardue withdrew from the race.   More...

Looking Back

10 years ago: Aug. 2, 2000   With schools scheduled to open in less than a week, the Burke County Board of Education was still unable to name a replacement for BCHS principal Pat Henchy. More...

Sports

Youth golfers compete in big tourneys

A half dozen of Burke County’s most talented young golfers have attended some big name tournaments this summer. More...

New season, new coach, new expectations

In EBA softball

It’s a new season for the Edmund Burke Academy softball team, and for head coach Krystal Chance a region championship is the primary focus.   More...

Bears tackle two-a-days

Burke County High School kicked off its two-a-day schedule to herald in the first official week of practice for Georgia high school football teams. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

WHS Class of ‘80   If you are still interested in attending the Waynesboro High School Class of 1980 reunion, it is not too late. For more information contact Diane W. Fryer at 706-554-1754.   Blood Drive   More...

Church News

Church News

Roberson Grove   Roberson Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have summer revival 7:30 nightly, through Friday, Aug. 6.   The Rev. Seymore Harrison, pastor of Whiterock Baptist in Lincolnton, will be the guest minister. More...

People

Jackson, Cowart exchange vows

Amy Michelle Jackson became the bride of Johnny “Trey” Brooks Cowart III 6 p.m., Saturday, May 22, 2010, at Botsford Baptist Church.   The Rev. Wayne Dixon officiated.   More...

Partridge, Brookins to marry

Mr. and Mrs. Derek Partridge of Hephzibah announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Nicole Partridge, to John Wayne Brookins Jr. of Waynesboro, son of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Brookins Sr. of Waynesboro. More...

Birth

Clevester “Mush” and Felicia Lewis announce the birth of their son, Clevester Lynn Lewis Jr., born July, 21, 2010.   He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long. More...