January 19, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Flying High

The Bears have been tough to ground on the basketball court so far this season. With a 12-1 record and top rank in the region as of Tuesday, Burke County High School’s boys have averaged nearly 70 points per game. More...

News

Looking Back

10 years ago: Jan. 17, 2001  State Senator Don Cheeks and Representative Alberta Anderson agreed to introduce legislation to provide a homestead exemption from school taxes for property owners 65 and older.  More...

County to pay $300/day to control landfill gas

Controlling methane gas just turned into a costly budget item for Burke County.  More...

Crockett, Andrews to remain leaders of county commission

By Anne Marie Kyzer   The Burke County Board of Commissioners will remain under the same leadership for the coming year.  Commissioners elected Wayne Crockett of District 3 as chairman and Alphonso Andrews of District 2 as vice chairman at More...

Sports

In region

Bears move to 3-0

The Bears grabbed two more region wins and the top spot in Region 3-AAA South last week.  Defeating region opponents Hephzibah and Cross Creek and AA neighbor Jefferson County, Burke County High School’s boys basketball improved to a 12- 1 More...

Lady Bears grab region win

The Lady Bears picked up their second region win last Friday when they downed Cross Creek in south Augusta.  Burke County High School’s girls edged by Cross Creek 53-51.  Three of the Lady Bears scored all but 7 of the team’s to More...

Bears to wrestle at home next Tuesday

They’ve been picking up wins and top finishes all season, but all on the road.  Burke County High School’s wrestlers will host their first home event next Tuesday, Jan. 25.  The action will begin at 5:30 p.m. More...

Church News

William Grove

The Ushers Union of William Grove Baptist Church will meet 11 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 30. Palmer Grove   Palmer Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have its missionary anniversary 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 23.  Dr. More...

People

Miss Spurlock to wed Mr. DeLay March 19

Dr. and Mrs. Noel Lee Spurlock of Pace, Florida announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Lee Spurlock, to Dr. Kenneth Jackson DeLay Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Jackson DeLay of Millen.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. More...

Brooklyn Sara Holland

Brian and Brandi Holland announce the birth of their daughter, Brooklyn Sara, born Dec. More...

Country Kitchen

SUNDAY CHICKEN SUPPER IS JUST WHAT THE COOK ORDERED

Southerners have always and probably always will hold one meal of the week in awe. Sunday dinner. It’s the one day of the week when the family can get together to enjoy a full meal that comforts and satisfies. More...

Child molester takes plea deal for 6 years in jail

A Burke County child molester accepted a plea deal in the midst of his trial that gave him a six-year jail sentence.  More...

Taco Bell in works for Waynesboro

The Bell is coming to the ‘Boro.  Waynesboro officials expect a new KFC/Taco Bell combo restaurant to start going up on the Burke Veterans Parkway in the next few months.  “They actually wanted to break ground before Thanksgivin More...

Death from exposure suspected

An Augusta man was found dead in Keysville five days after his family reported him missing. The body was found late Friday afternoon by a Florida man checking on his Farmers Bridge Road property. “Basically he was More...

Editorial

Letter to the Editor

“Bloodshed and Invective in Arizona.” Editor:  More...

Dixie Divas

SCOTT FAMILY GOSPEL

My friend, Linda, is one of those kinds of friends that drift in and out of my life. More...

Don Lively

MARKING TIME

The fun loving people of Hawaii have a concept of time like none other on Earth.  I’ve visited the islands on three occasions and each time I experienced the unique phenomenon known as Hawaiian time.  The idea behind Hawaiian minutes More...

For The Record

No seatbelt leads to cocaine bust

A Waynesboro man was jailed for trafficking drugs after he was stopped for not wearing his seatbelt.  More...

Not-so-nice neighbors

Two Burke County residents are fed up with strange phenomenon they blame on their neighbors.  More...

Thirteen vie for police chief

More than a dozen applicants want to be Waynesboro’s next chief of police.  According to city administrator Jerry Coalson, 13 resumes have been received so far for the position which will be left open when current chief Karl E. More...

Obituaries

Michael Brandon McKenzie

Michael Brandon McKenzie, 18, of Millen, died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011.  Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 at the Millen Baptist Church with the Revs. Butch Taylor, David Wheeler, Andy Allen and Steven Adams officiating. More...

John Russell Anderson Sr.

John Russell “Jack” Anderson Sr., 66, of Waynesboro, Ga., entered into rest Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at University Hospital in Augusta, Ga.  A memorial service was held at 6 p.m., on Monday, Jan. More...

Malcolm James Mobley Jr.

Malcolm James Mobley Jr., 67, of Gough, Ga., entered into rest Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011, at  Trinity Hospital in Augusta, Ga.  His memorial service will be conducted on Wednesday, Jan. 19, at 2 p. m. at the funeral home. Pastor F.L. More...

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