September 22, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Burke County High School Discipline referrals cut in half so far this year

In the first 22 days of school, the number of students sent to the office has been cut in half at Burke County High School.   So far, administrators have seen 471 discipline referrals, down from 855 at the same time last year.   More...

News

Medical community promotes Breast Cancer Awareness

Bird Dog shirts to aid breast cancer patients

The local medical community is preparing to celebrte Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. The Burke County Health Department, in cooperation with Dr. More...

Applications accepted for Conservation Program

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), which is authorized under the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (commonly referred to as the 2008 Farm Bill).   More...

Burke County Agricultural and Family & Consumer Science Calendar of Events

Sept. 23 – Master Gardener Meeting – Burke Co. Senior Center – 6 p.m.   More...

Sports

Waynesboro runner wins track medals

From Staff Reports Jayron Gresham, a native of Waynesboro and USATF semi-pro runner, participated in the AAAG Sports Festival Track and Field meet in Atlanta. More...

Edmund Burke crushes First Presbyterian, falls to Robert Toombs

The Lady Spartans had a field day on the diamond last Tuesday when they hosted region newcomer First Presbyterian. Edmund Burke picked up their first region victory of the season after winning 26-0 in just three innings of play. More...

Awake and Alive

WECW Wrestling makes debut in Waynesboro

A little entertainment never hurt anyone, and in two weeks Millen and Waynesboro residents will have their fair share of it.   WECW Wrestling is coming to Waynesboro, and the main event will feature two Millen pros. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Kendall McTier Reunion   The Kendall McTier Reunion will be held 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 25, at Reedy Creek Baptist Church in Stapleton.   Lunch will be served at noon. Bring a covered dish and old photos to share. More...

Church News

Church News

Good Hope   Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church along with Gideon Missionary Baptist Church of Waukegan, Ill., will have a concert 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 25.   Good Hope is located at 710 East Cedar Street in Augusta. More...

People

Recipes from Louise

This is the time of year when apple varieties abound. Their tempting colors and aroma invite you to take home a bushel or a jug of cider to make some of your family’s favorite dishes. More...

60th Anniversary

Tom and Beulah Bugg of Waynesboro recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married August 14, 1950 in Augusta. More...

Sapp, Nelson to exchange vows

Mr. and Mrs. Louia Sapp of Waynesboro are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rosalinda Venette Sapp, to Eddie Nelson Sr., son of the late Mrs. Stella Nelson and the late Harold Harp of Saluda. More...

Pecan Grove Neighborhood plagued by rampant crime

Gate it, light it up and evict the troublemakers.   That’s what will happen if the owners of the crimeridden Pecan Grove subdivision follow the recommendations of their newly hired security firm.   More...

Proposed Judicial Center Commissioners address location

Burke County Commissioners have agreed to study the possibility of locating the proposed new judicial center in or near the downtown Waynesboro business district. More...

Editorial

Other Voices

IS IT TRULY TRUE?

It has been said,”The pen is mightier than the sword.”   I question the veracity and even the wisdom of this so often quoted sentence. More...

Keep courthouse downtown

(Editor’s note: the following was submitted to the Burke County Board of Commissioners last Tuesday and is published at the request of DDA members]   Dear Commissioners,   More...

‘Barney Fife’

Editor:   I would like to applaud Liz Crews for standing up and doing the right thing – that is telling the truth about the “unruly” dog incident in Sardis.   More...

For The Record

From the Blotter

To the point   The situation was heated for a Midville resident.   According to a report filed at the sheriff’s office, the man noticed his AC wasn’t cooling his house and called an electric company to check it out. More...

Waynesboro Police

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

Burke County Sheriff

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Burke County Sheriff’s Office for the past week:   Saturday, Sept. More...

Obituaries

Cherrie Strickland Beall

Cherrie Strickland Beall, age 78, Hazlehurst, died Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010.   Funeral services will be Wednesday, Sept. 22, (today) at 4 p.m. from the Chapel of Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home with the Rev. Barry Owens officiating. More...

Malcolm W. Bynes

Mr. Malcolm Wayne Bynes of Winchester, Va., entered into eternal rest on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010, at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital in Fairfax, Va.   Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 25, at 1 p.m. More...

Dennis Campbell

Mr. Dennis Campbell of Hephzibah, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, Sept.. 15, 2010, at his residence.   Funeral services were held on Sunday, Sept. 19, at 3 p.m. at Second Antioch Church in Keysville with the Rev. More...

Legals

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