November 17, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Vogtle progress on schedule

With more than 1,500 workers on the job and 100 pieces of earthmoving equipment combing the Plant Vogtle expansion site, the preparation for two new nuclear reactors in Burke County is steadily progressing.   More...

News

Burke County students win big with Subway

Two Burke County Middle School students won plenty of fresh sandwiches as well as a fitness grant for their school through the Subway Fresh Fit contest. More...

Career Week at SGA

First grader, Will Perry, right, hopped in his tractor to lead the SGA Elementary Career Parade through the school. More...

In Waynesboro

Police, firefighters to get early retirement

Waynesboro police and firefighters can now retire early, thanks to the new “70-rule” plan approved by city council Monday night. More...

Sports

Bears pick up first round win

At this point in the season, Bears head coach Eric Parker says it’s all about survival. More...

Burke Co. to face Baldwin in round two

They haven’t beaten them in five previous meetings, but the Bears have already given Baldwin one of their closest calls this season.   Burke County, No. 1 seed in Region 3-AAA, will welcome the No. More...

Spartans battle Warriors for shot at state title game

It’s been a season to remember for EBA football fans, and this Friday’s game could make the season a little more memorable.   The Edmund Burke Academy Spartans will travel nearly 250 miles to Damascus to face off against the No. More...

Church News

Church News

Portersville   Portersville Missionary Baptist Church will have its Deacons Appreciation 10 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 21.   Special recognition will be for Shepherd Archie and Ronald Williams. More...

People

In Memory

In Loving Memory   More...

Card of Thanks

The Family of Verdre "Stick" Scott Sr. would like to express our sincere gratitude for all kind expressions of sympathy during this difficult time. You will always be in our hearts and prayers. More...

Looking Back

10 years ago:   November 15, 2000   Garry D. Johnson was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the Dec. 27, 1997 murder of 31-year-old Augusta disc jockey Irene Shields. More...

Pizza Hut manager killed on roadside

The longtime manager of the Waynesboro Pizza Hut was killed as she stood on the shoulder of Highway 24 with a deputy by her side. More...

Trial begins for son accused of murdering father

Testimony began Tuesday in the trial of Christopher Buxton, who is charged with shooting his father William Buxton Sr. to death in November 2008. More...

Editorial

Other Voices

YEARNING FOR A YARN

The writer sat at his desk with ‘Writer’s Block’. He had had it before, but this time it seemed to linger longer than usual. However, he faced this dilemma with confidence. Suddenly, it hit him. More...

Dixie Divas

THE GREAT FLOOD

When one of life’s tribulations smacked me in the eye, I did   not cry. I thought, instead, o f Daddy’s words from way back then. More...

Don Lively

WINNERS AND LOSERS

It was a beautiful, crisp Fall afternoon in the Blessed South.   The sky was azure blue. The sun was out but only for show, not for heat. There was a perfect snap of cool in the air. More...

For The Record

Is this your ring?

Waynesboro police are searching for the owner of this 1984 class ring. More...

Stone cold robber gets 10 years for Cornerstore heist

An armed robbery accomplice got 10 years for a hold up at Burkehaven Corner Store after his Stone Cold Steve Austin mask linked him to the crime. More...

From the Blotter

Chicken and the egg   Waynesboro City Council denied a request to board horses inside the city limits … but all that animal talk was soon targeted on wandering chickens. More...

Obituaries

Robert L. Philpot

Mr. Robert L. Philpot of 312 Idlewood Road, Waynesboro, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010, at his residence.   Funeral services were held on Sunday, Nov. More...

Sidney Wright

Mr. Sidney Wright of Waynesboro, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010, at his residence.   Funeral services were held on Sunday, Nov. 14 at 2 p.m. at New Birth MIssionary Baptist Church with the Rev. More...

Ms. Catherine Cooper

Ms. Catherine Cooper of Sardis, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010.   Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 20 at 1 p.m. at Waynesboro Deliverance Evangelistic Church with the Rev. Raymond Cooper officiating. More...

Legals

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