September 14, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Farm Fest 2011 is Saturday

The Waynesboro Shrine Club will honor Burke County’s farming heritage with its 10th annual Farm Festival this Saturday.  Each year, the club pays tribute to local farmers and the agricultural community with a parade and entire afternoon o More...

News

Consignment shop opens

Second-hand items are getting a second chance at a new shop in Waynesboro.  The Boro Boutique opened Tuesday on Shadrack Street, offering a wide selection of gently used clothing, shoes, accessories, baby gear and home décor.  More...

Goldberg’s Furniture isn’t gone

With the windows papered over and huge signs declaring it’s all up for grabs at bargain prices, the questions about Goldberg’s Furniture have been rampant.  Are they moving? More...

Harveys offers Hometown Educational Rewards Program

Harveys Supermarket is offering a program that helps local schools earn free educational items.  To participate, Harvey’s key card holders may log on to www.harveyssupermarkets.com to select the school they wish to support. More...

Sports

Burke County to take on powerhouse Lowndes

Come Friday night, the Bears will hit the big time four hours south of here. More...

Burke County routs Josey

Seven offensive plays into the game, the Bears were already up by 28 points.  And the rout was on.  Burke County High School went on to defeat Josey 56-14 last Friday night.  More...

Jaguars no match for Edmund Burke

A perfect record. That’s what the Edmund Burke Academy football team has posted after the first three games of the season.  More...

Obituaries

Evelyn Ward Gay

Evelyn Ward Gay was born in Girard, Ga., and grew up in Waynesboro, Ga., as one of five children of the late Hugh Lamar Ward and Nina Royal Ward.  The funeral service for Mrs. Gay was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, in the chapel of A.S. More...

Joe Walker Jr.

Mr. Joe Walker Jr. of Waynesboro, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, at Burke Medical Center.   Funeral arrangments will be announced at a later date.  Phinazee and Son Funeral Home, 706-554-5500.   More...

Vallie M. Darion

Mrs. Vallie M. Darion of Kite, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at Emanuel County Hospital.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 1 p.m. More...

Legals

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Driver has 43 bags of pot

Good Samaritan saves house from runaway car

A Good Samaritan stopped a suspected drug dealer’s car from crashing into a Childers Circle home.  It happened late last Thursday morning just after a Waynesboro police officer tried to pull over a speeding Chrysler Sebring on Liberty Stre More...

Accused in cover-up Suspended officer quits

A police sergeant has resigned following his suspension for covering up what would have been the arrest of a Waynesboro teen.  Officer Mark Cates, a shift sergeant and three year-veteran of the Waynesboro Police Department, quit his job Friday n More...

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RFD

The Waynesboro Shrine Club Farm Fest is this Saturday at the Southern Bank Pavilion on the corner of Ninth and Liberty streets.  Gates open at 9 a.m. with free admission.  The parade is at 11 a.m. More...

Looking Back

10 years ago: September 12, 2001  Burke County Commissioners selected Merv Waldrop as the new county administrator. He succeeded long-time administrator Billy Hopper.  More...

For The Record

Wanted in Burke

The following persons are wanted on outstanding arrest warrants. Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to call the Waynesboro Police Department at 706-554-8029.   More...

Waynesboro Police

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Waynesboro Police Department for the past week:  Monday, Sept 5  A 13-year-old Waynesboro boy was arrested for unruly juvenile.   More...

Burke County Sheriff

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

Church News

Church News

Cochran Grove Cochran Grove Baptist Church will celebrate its 121st church anniversary 11 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 18. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. The Rev. Willie Gives invites the public.  Murphy Ebenezer   More...

People

Miss Scruggs to wed Mr. Dent

Alquita Sherraine Scruggs and Corey De’Andre Dent, both of Waynesboro, announce their engagement. The wedding is planned for 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011 at Waynesboro Deliverance Evangelistic Church.  More...

People in the News

Gabriel Glen Barnhart  Gabriel Glen Barnhart of Waynesboro completed the requirements for his degree at the University of Georgia at the end of the summer 2011 semester. More...