December 14, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Burke County’s teams tip off Friday

After a two-week delay to accommodate a state title run in football, Burke County High School’s basketball teams will tip off the season this weekend.  The varsity and junior varsity teams will play Friday and Saturday night at home.  More...

To construct animal shelter

Old Fella in running for $50,000

Old Fella has a pop at winning 50-grand.  The Old Fella Burke County Animal Rescue’s quest to construct a safe-haven for abandoned animals was tapped by Pepsi executives as one of 2011’s most “refreshing ideas that move communi More...

Jaycees still collecting for Empty Stocking Fund

1st UMC Lillian Powell Class...$100 In Memory Of Avery & Shadrack Jack............................................$75 Deloach-McKerley Funeral Home  & Cremation Services..........$200 In Memory Of Bobby Outlaw &  April O. More...

Sports

Eagles snatch win from Spartans in closing seconds

The Spartan basketball team suffered a last second loss to Brentwood Academy last week, falling 55-57 in the final seconds of the game. More...

Lady Spartans fall to 3-3

The Edmund Burke Academy Lady Spartan basketball team fell three games recently, evening out their record to 3-3 for the season. More...

Bears pound Peach in final

A second half surge sealed the deal for the Bears last Saturday night.  Burke County High School’s football team came alive after the half to defeat Peach County 28-14 in the Class AAA title game at the Georgia Dome.  More...

Burke Happenings

Bow Wow House

Residents are invited to the Burke County Library to see the Bow Wow House and Christmas tree decorated by the Town & Country Woman’s Club. More...

Church News

Thomas Grove

Thomas Grove Baptist Church will hold its annual Christmas program, 11 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 18. The Rev. Willie B. Tomlin, pastor, invites the public.  Phillip Grove   More...

People

People in the News

Jay Hollingsworth   Jay Hollingsworth of Sardis was recently inducted into the Waynesboro Shrine Club. The induction took place at the fall ceremony in Savannah. More...

Day of the century

She’s 100 years old. Former Burke County resident Rosetta Jenkins begins her second century of life today (Wednesday). Born Dec. 14, 1911, Mrs. More...

In the pink

Flamingos generate funds for Alzheimer’s Association

A flock of flamingos is house hopping in Waynesboro.  More...

Editorial

Other Voices

RAILROADS

Railroads have always fascinated me. More...

Letter to the Editor

Congratulations!

Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the Burke County Bears and the EBA Spartans for a very successful season on the gridiron for 2011. More...

Jim Shumard

CHAMPIONS

Congratulations to our state champions! It is no easy task to obtain such a crown and they should be greatly praised. I imagine that it has taken immense perseverance, training, practice and coaching to reach such a goal.  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 Burke County Sheriff’s Office at 706-554-2133.   More...

From the Blotter

Keyed up   More...

Waynesboro Police

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Waynesboro Police Department for the past week:  Monday, Dec. 5 • A 16-year-old Waynesboro boy was arrested for theft by taking.   More...

Obituaries

Shirley Martin

Shirley Martin of Waynesboro, Ga., passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011.  Arrangements are incomplete at this time. More...

James Marvin ‘Jamie’ Holland

James Marvin “Jamie” Holland, 63, of Waynesboro, Ga., died Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011, at Brentwood Health and Rehabilitation.  Visitation will be Friday, Dec. 16, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Joiner- Anderson-Saxon-Prescott Funeral Home.  More...

Legals

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