August 18, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Boseman is back

Waynesboro officials reinstate investigator accused of sexual harassment.

Waynesboro police investigator Gene Boseman is back on the job. But he’s no longer the chief investigator and he’ll be on probation for the next year. More...

News

Fall Armyworms invade yards

It seems like ninety percent of the calls that have come into the Extension office over the past few weeks have been about Fall Armyworms. They have been in hayfields, pastures and even cotton. More...

Muscadine season is here again

Muscadine ripening signals the start of a new season. Before the last muscadine is ripe, the frost will be on the pumpkin. Muscadine time has arrived.   More...

Scout, father take ‘high adventure’ hike

Boy Scout Troop 25 member Peter Cates and his dad, Pete, recently had one of the most thrilling adventures in Boy Scouting.   More...

Sports

Lady Bears open season

The Lady Bears started the the season with a home opener against Glascock County last Tuesday.   The Burke County High School girls lost 20-3, but head coach Larry Keller said the slow start was due partly to nerves.   More...

In EBA football

Spartans to battle Gators in scrimmage

Spartan football fans will get   small dose of what’s to come this season as Edmund Burke will battle Bulloch Academy this Thursday in Sparta.   The Spartans are coming off   More...

Bears top Jefferson Co. in scrimmage

The pre-season preview looked pretty good.   Burke County High School’s football team won its scrimmage game against Jefferson County 32- 17 last Friday. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Extreme Makeover   deadline extended   Producers from ABC’s Extreme Makeover Home Edition have extended the deadline for applications and submissions from the Burke County area to Aug. 30.   More...

Church News

Church News

Green Branch   Green Branch Baptist Church and its featured group “Branches of Destiny” are sponsoring the “Under Construction Concert” 7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. More...

Legals

Legal Advertising

gpn 11 -306-   EXHIBIT “A”   NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF BURKE.   More...

A grave undertaking

Waynesboro woman works to restore Magnolia Cemetery

Cherry Braswell shakes her head at the weed-choked Magnolia Cemetery and contends that we can do better. More...

Backfill work to resume at Vogtle

After a six week hiatus from placing backfill in the two new reactor sites at Plant Vogtle, work will resume. More...

Editorial

THE SEABORN HERRINGTON HOME

One hundred years ago this year, a young fellow named Seaborn Herrington decided to build himself a house. He purchased a lot on Burke Street in new Sardis.   That section of town was just being settled. More...

Dixie Divas

THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINS

There is a saying among the people of the rural South, used   to condemn anyone who anyone who has changed the terms of an agreement, especially those done with a word and a hand shake. More...

Don Lively

MISTER TOM

I don’t have anything against cats. As long as they’re not in my house. Or on my porch Or in my yard.   Okay, seriously, I’m not a cat hater. I just prefer that they belong to somebody else. More...

For The Record

Contraband found on courthouse steps

A cellophane wrapped bundle of drugs and cell phones was apparently intended for an inmate appearing in court. More...

From the Blotter

Across the tracks   A drunk driver had to sober up in jail after officers spotted him asleep in a running car.   It unfolded around 5:45 a.m. More...

Waynesboro Police

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Waynesboro Police Department for the past week:   Tuesday, Aug. More...

Obituaries

Juanita B. Scarborough

Juanita B. Scarborough, 83, of helena, Ga., died Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010.   Funera servicewereheldat 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, at the Helena Baptist Church, with burial in the Telfair Memorial Gardens. More...

Ms. Richardene Burton

Ms. Richardene Burton of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., entered into rest July 31, 2010 at her residence.   Graveside services were conducted at 12 noon on Saturday, Aug. 14, at New Springfield Baptist Church in Alexander, Ga.   More...

Eunice Jones Timmons

Mrs. Eunice Jones Timmons of Waynesboro, Ga., entered into eternal rest on mSaturday, Aug. 14, 2010 at University Hospital in Augusta, Ga.   Arrangements are incomplete. Phinazee and Son Funeral Home, 706-554-5500.   More...