October 20, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Open house to offer information on SPLOST III

Voters who want to know more about how SPLOST III revenue would be spent if the referendum passes have their chance next week.   The Burke County Chamber of Commerce will host a SPLOST III Information Open House 5-7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. More...

Burke pilot honored as 2010 Aviator of the Year

Doug Rhodes of Burke County received the 2010 Aviator of the Year award last weekend in Augusta after being selected by the Boshears SkyFest Committee for the annual honor. More...

Early voting numbers low in Burke

If early voting numbers are any indication, turnout could be low for the Nov. 2 election. More...

Sports

Bears pick up fourth region blow out

The Bears were on the board 12 seconds into the game.   Less than three minutes in, they were up 21-0.   That was just the start of Burke County High School’s 62-6 rout over Cross Creek in south Augusta last Friday.   More...

Bears face tough road game against WACO

Bear fans will be in high demand on Friday night.   Burke County High School’s football team will need all the support it can get as players head down to Sandersville for their toughest region match up. More...

BIG IMPLICATIONS

A win on Friday night basically guarantees that Burke County will play at home in the first round of the state playoffs, according to athletic director Wade Marchman. More...

Obituaries

Enoch Lee Dukes Jr.

Mr. Enoch Lee Dukes Jr., 57, of Waynesboro, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, at his residence.   Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 23, at 1 a.m. at Bryant Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. More...

Grant Crawford Jr.

Grant Crawford Jr. of Waynesboro, Ga., son of Mrs. Rhina Crawford and the late Grant Crawford Sr., died Monday Oct. 18, at Burke Medical Center in Wayensboro.   Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 23 at 2 p.m. More...

Legals

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Laundered through local businesses

Thousands stolen from federal funds

An Augusta man has been indicted for laundering grant money intended for low income children through Waynesboro businesses.   More...

Weekend accidents claim two lives

A Burke County man died in a fire, and another was killed while cycling.   Enoch Dukes Jr., 57, and Marcus Anthony Proctor, 21, died in unrelated accidents over the weekend.   More...

Editorial

High tech crime fighting

The fact that crime is down in Pecan Grove is certainly good news. But, it remains to be seen how long the formerly troubled neighborhood remains peaceful.   More...

Looking Back

10 years ago: Oct. 18, 2000   Game Warden Glenn Whitaker retired after 25 years of service with the state.   Mario Labran and Nan Palmer were named the 2000 Homecoming King and Queen at Burke County High School.   More...

Don Lively

I’M IN

The views expressed here do not necessarily reflect those the newspaper in which they appear. In fact, they might even be diametrically opposed for all I know, cause I’ve never discussed any of the following issues with the bosses. More...

For The Record

Blood trail leads to burglar’s arrest

DNA helped police nab another buglary suspect.   Robert Antonio Sapp, 28, was arrested last Wednesday after DNA evidence from a June 2009 burglary was matched to him.   More...

Jurors drawn for grand jury

Jurors have been drawn for the October 2010 term grand jury session with Daniel J. Craig presiding.   Jurors are to report 8:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 28, at the Burke County Courthouse.   The list is as follows:   More...

Sardis police arrest sleeping burglar

Sardis police arrested a burglar sleeping at a crime scene.   According to Sardis Police Chief John Finley, officers had been looking for Gary Lassiter, 20, for two burglaries that took place in June and September. More...

Church News

Church News

Daniel Grove   Daniel Grove Baptist Church will have its pre-anniversary revival 7:30 nightly, Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 20 and 21.   The 121st church anniversary will be celebrated 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 24. Dr. G. Al Wright Jr. More...

People

Miss Crews to wed Mr. Brown Dec. 18

Randy and Tammy Crews of Sylvania announce the engagement of their daughter, Andrea Lynn, to Brandon Michael Brown of Savannah, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Brown of Rincon and Kathryn Watson of Sylvania. More...

60th Wedding Anniversary

Glenn and Betty Judy were united in marriage September 15, 1950 at Calvary Baptist Church in Richmond, Ky. More...

People in the News

Alphonzo Sapp   Air Force Airman Alphonzo Sapp graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...