February 22, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

News

2011 Quality Cotton Award

Midville Warehouse, Inc. owner Ralph Sandeford along with Jefferson County cotton producers Heath Wilson and Stephen Nikkel were honored recently at the 2011 Quality Cotton Award ceremony in Tifton. More...

Reynolds goes fulltime in real estate

He’s dabbled at it long enough. More...

Georgia, Google partner for small businesses websites

Small businesses in Burke County have a chance to go global thanks to a partnership between Google and the State of Georgia. Gov. Nathan Deal announced a deal Monday that will bring free websites to small businesses across the state.  More...

For The Record

Guilty verdict returned in aggravated assault trial

An altercation that lasted only a few minutes resulted in two years of incarceration.  Joshua Charles Watts, 22, was found guilty Tuesday of aggravated assault following more than two hours of deliberations by the jury.  More...

Couple gets probation for faking Dollar Tree holdup

A store clerk and her boyfriend were sentenced to probation for planning to pocket a bank deposit by lying about a holdup.  Lila Dawn Burrell, 22, pleaded guilty to one count each of theft by taking and false report of a crime for the August 201 More...

Jurors drawn for Superior Court sesssion

Jurors have been drawn for the October 2011 term of Superior Court criminal/civil session with Judge Michael N. Annis presiding.  Jurors are to report 9:30 a.m., Monday, Feb. More...

Obituaries

Peggy Powell Dunn

Mrs. Peggy Powell Dunn, 64, of Appling, Ga., entered into rest Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012 at her sister’s residence.  Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 18, at 3 p.m. from First Baptist Church of Waynesboro with Dr. More...

Bill Chance Jr.

Bill Chance Jr. 55, of Waynesboro, Ga., loving husband, father and grandfather passed away Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012.  Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22 (today), at Botsford Baptist Church with the Rev. More...

Happy 50th Birthday!!! Catherine Burley

Thinking Only of You  Your time on earth was all to brief,  Because I wanted you in my life forever.  Although I really miss you, but in my heart you’ll never part. More...

Vogtle project grabs more attention from job seekers

Suzanne Sharkey’s running at full speed.  Since word spread that Plant Vogtle’s expansion received the federal go-ahead, job seekers have been burning up her phone lines looking for openings created by one of the nation’s large More...

Blythe man jailed for meth, stolen equipment

A meth lab and a yard full of stolen logging equipment landed a Blythe man in prison for three years.  More...

Editorial

Sen. Jesse Stone

REPORT FROM THE SENATE

We are now at the midway point of the 2012 session and only 10 days away from Crossover Day, the last legislative day for bills to move between the House of Representatives and the Senate. More...

Jim Shumard

REMEMBER YOU ARE DUST AND TO DUST YOU SHALL RETURN!

If you happen to run into someone today who has a black smudge on their forehead, you can count on the fact that either they have been in a coal mine or in a church.  More...

Jon Burns

2012 SESSION IS HALF OVER

The 2012 legislative session of the Georgia General Assembly is now officially over half way through the forty days we are allowed to meet.  More...

Sports

Lady Spartans edged out of state tourney

A berth to the elite eight wasn’t meant to be.  The Edmund Burke Academy Lady Spartan basketball team was knocked out of the state tournament in the opening round. More...

The Heat is on

The girls of BC Heat will kickoff their season this Saturday, Feb. 25, with a tournament in Milledgeville. More...

Georgia Amateur Celebration

The Georgia Amateur Celebration finished up Sunday following three full days of running braces. More...

School News

First National A+ educators

Five Burke County Educators were chosen for the Education First Fund from First National Bank for this spring. More...

Legals

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