November 24, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Two-Point Payoff

Edmund Burke Academy is headed to the state title game and Burke County High School will play in the quarterfinals after 2-point conversions in last Friday’s playoff games worked in their favor to give both schools one-point wins. More...

News

Jurors drawn for State Court; report Nov. 29

Jurors have been drawn for the December 2010 quarterly term of State Court with Judge Jerry M. Daniel presiding.   Jurors are to report 10 a.m., Monday, Nov. 29, to the Burke County Courthouse. More...

Five-car wreck halts Highway 24

A five-vehicle wreck in front of Faith Christian Academy has school officials and parents worried about early morning traffic safety along the stretch of Highway 24 South.   More...

Cameras for cops gets thumbs-up

Smile. If you have any dealings with Waynesboro police, you’ll be on camera.   Waynesboro City Council is in the process of equipping every single officer and investigator with a micro-recorder to wear on his/her shirt lapel.   More...

For The Record

Buxton acquitted of father’s murder

A Girard man has been cleared of murder almost two years after he was arrested for shooting his father to death.   More...

Waynesboro Police

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

Burke County Sheriff

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

Obituaries

In Memory

Happy 50th Bir thday, Micky         We miss y ou and lo ve         you very much!       More...

In Memory

Micky Inglett   My best friend, lover, husband, daddy,             granddaddy, son-in-la w, father -in-law, br other,       More...

Happy 50th Bir thday, Bernard Clayton Johnson

Nov. 28, 1934-March 30, 2010       Enjoy your birthday in heaven with Jesus and       friends so dear. We miss y ou and y our absence       More...

School News

WPS Math Competition

Waynesboro Primary School Students participated in the third annual Math Challenge. Students were chosen by their classroom teachers based on mathematical knowledge, ability and citizenship. More...

BES Spelling Bee Winners

Caitrin Blankenship, from left, took first place in the Blakeney Elementary School Spelling Bee and D’Andrea Carpenter placed second. Both students will compete in the county-wide bee scheduled for Jan. 5 at Burke County Middle School. More...

Apply to College Week

Burke County High School was chosen to participate in third annual Georgia Apply to College Week. More...

Liberty ART

Full Story

Teen cousin charged with murder

14-year-old killed in front of church

While the congregation at God’s True Holiness Apostolic Church sang praises to the Lord, the blood spilled from a 14-year-old boy was still wet in the grass outside.   More...

He can count his most precious blessings but naming them one by one is a bit more of a challenge.   It’s not that Jimmy Lovett Sr.’s 91-year-old mind gets foggy— it’s still sharp as a tack.   More...

Editorial

Thanksgiving

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Abandoned

Editor:   This is to all of those people who put their dogs out on the side of the road and the dog is waiting for them to return.   A dog sits waiting in the cold autumn rain. Too faithful to leave, too frightened to run. More...

Dixie Divas

BLESSED BY THE HARD TIMES

Daddy always believed that the good Lord should be thanked for the hard times as much as He was praised for the good times.   More...

Sports

LAST MINUTE MANIA

Spartans sneak past Warriors into state championship game

It was arguably the most exciting football game Edmund Burke fans have seen in recent years, and it ended with a touchdown pass and two-point conversion that will go down in history.   More...

HEADED TO THE ’SHIP

Spartans look to make history by winning first state football title and ring

The day is finally here – the day that Spartan football players and fans have waited on for years. More...

THE RIGHT CALL

Going for 2 gets Bears to Round 3

There’s a first time for everything.   The Bears couldn’t have picked a better first time to beat the Baldwin Braves than the second round of the state playoffs. More...

Burke Happenings

Toastmasters

The Waynesboro Toastmasters Club will meet 5 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 28, at Westminster Presbyterian Church.   Toastmasters international provides a positive and friendly environment to improve communication and leadership skills. More...

Church News

Church News

Voices of Victory   The Voices of Victory of Sardis will celebrate its first singing anniversary 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 28, at Gospel Explosions Outreach Ministry Inc.   More...

People

People in the News

Brett Alexander Ivey PFC Brett Alexander Ivey graduated from basic training on Oct. 21, 2010 at Fort Knox in Kentucky, where he spent 10 weeks. More...

William Drake Oliver

Joel William Oliver II and Sydney Elizabeth Oliver are pleased to announce the birth of their son, William Drake Oliver, born Oct. 20, 2010 at University Hospital in Augusta.   Drake weighed 7 pounds, 3 ½ ounces and was 19 ¾ inches long. More...

Early learning

Krystal Chance, owner of Etc. and More on Liberty Street, gives Elva Raines of First National Bank a lesson in screen printing at last week’s Coffee Before Hours. More...

Legals

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