September 15, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Learning the ropes

The newest batch of participants in the Burke County Chamber of Commerce’s leadership program learned the ropes during a daytrip to Atlanta. More...

Waynesboro council wants judicial center downtown

With early voting for SPLOST III beginning Sept. 20, Waynesboro City Council has adopted a resolution requesting the proposed judicial center be constructed downtown.   More...

Bibs for lost babies

Mothers and concerned community members walked through downtown Waynesboro Saturday morning in the second annual Infant Mortality Walk for Awareness. More...

Sports

Shots fired at Josey game

Shots were fired after the Burke County/Josey football game in Augusta, and deputies say the culprits were gang members from Burke County. More...

Burke Academy vs. Thomas Jefferson

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Bears maul Josey

The Bears gained confidence and some notice in an offensive feeding frenzy Friday night against Josey. More...

Obituaries

Chandler Douglas Oglesby

Chandler Douglas Oglesby, infant son of Patrick and Jennie Oglesby, died Sept. 5, 2010, at Burke Medical Center.   More...

Tolesia Abrams

Miss Tolesia Abrams of 1101 Herman Lodge Blvd., Waynesboro, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Sept. 8, 2010, at her residence. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 18, at 11 a.m. More...

Rosa Woods

Mrs. Rosa Woods of Waynesboro, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, at the Brentwood Terrace Health Care Facility.   Funeral services will be Saturday, Sept. 18 at 3 p.m. at Forest Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. More...

Legals

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VOGTLE HEARING SCHEDULED FOR OCT. 7

As workers move forward with preparation at the site, the NRC is moving ahead with the approval process for Vogtle’s Combined Operating License (COL).   More...

Farm Fest 2010 is Saturday

This Saturday the Waynesboro Shrine Club will host its annual Farm Fest at the Southern Bank Pavilion on Liberty Street.   The gates open at 9 a.m., and the parade through downtown will begin at 11 a.m. More...

Police chief nearly fired

The Waynesboro Police Department’s two highest ranking officers were one vote from losing their jobs. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Tea and sympathy

After months of ruminating on the thoughts of various pundits, partisans and political scientists about what motivates the Tea Party movement – Is it political or spiritual, racist or classist, inspirationally patriotic or childishly petulant, More...

Don Lively

MAYBE, MAYBE NOT

Any regrets? Unfulfilled ambitions? Matters you’ve just never gotten around to? More...

For The Record

Agents raid ‘shot house’

An illegal “shot house” was shut down in Sardis after the proprietor sold a drink to an undercover agent. Roy Garner, 58, was jailed Sept. More...

Driver attacked after wreck

A Waynesboro driver had injury added to insult.   Sunday night, the 23-year-old told police his truck collided with a 1994 gray Cutlass on the by- pass at Davis Road – and that he was attacked when he got out to survey the damage.   More...

Neighbors catch in act

Career felon jailed again

Waynesboro police chased down a career criminal who carried all the tools for another break-in. More...

Church News

Church News

Green Branch   Green Branch Baptist Church, located at 3254 Highway 25 N. in Hephzibah, will have its 13th pastors’ appreciation for Roger Lane & co-pastor Linda Lane 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 18. More...

People

Card of Thanks

I would personally like to thank everyone who sponsored me in the 2010 Cotillion/Beautillion. With your help I was able to receive a scholarship that has helped me enter my first year of college at Shaw University in Raleigh, N.C. More...

Miss McGee to wed Mr. Harper

Keith and Loretta McGee of Sardis are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Joy, to Jonathan Weston Scott Harper, son of Rev. David and Karen Harper of Aiken, S.C.   More...

Miss Brookins to marry Mr. Lively

Wade and Karla Brookins of Waynesboro, Georgia are excited to announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Amanda Brookins to Robert Graves Lively, son of Michael and Susan Lively, also of Waynesboro, Georgia. More...