April 4, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

News

School nutrition director tapped for national leadership

The lady who oversees weekday meals for thousands of children in Burke County has been tapped to serve on a national nutrition board.  More...

Cruise in will bring cool cars downtown

Thunder on Liberty

Downtown Waynesboro will be bumper to bumper next Friday. More...

BAS INC. honored by Valmont

For the seventh time, BAS Inc. in Waynesboro has been honored as a Valley Performance Plus Dealer at Valmont Irrigation’s 2012 National Meeting.  BAS INC. More...

For The Record

Police probe reports of kidnapping

A kidnapping has been reported, but Waynesboro police have little to go on.  Early Saturday morning, two people reported seeing a man forced into the trunk of a vehicle outside Huddle House.  Police were already on the scene. More...

Convicted felon wanted for burglaries

Waynesboro police are asking for the public’s help finding a convicted felon suspected in a string of crimes.  Jerome Edward Smith, 34, is wanted for several break-ins, including a late March burglary in which he allegedly pried open the f More...

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

Jurors have been drawn for the October 2011 term of Superior Court criminal/civil session with Judge Carl C. Brown presiding. More...

Obituaries

Mary Maxwell Miller Mundy

Mary Maxwell Miller Mundy of Evans, Ga., died on March 29, 2012, at her home at Brandon Wilde. She had lived in Waynesboro, Ga., with her husband of 50 years, John Ernest Mundy Jr., until his death and her move to Brandon Wilde in 1990.  More...

Mary Reddick Bargeron

Mary Reddick Bargeron 83, of Sardis, Ga., died Friday, March 30, 2012, at Georgia Health Sciences Medical Center in Augusta, Ga.  Graveside Services were at 3 p.m. Sunday April 1, in the Sardis Baptist Cemetery with the Rev. More...

Ziyon Sariyah Camille Wade Green

A celebration of life vigil for Ziyon Sariyah Camille Wade Green will be Sunday, April 8, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. at the Waynesboro City Park.   More...

Church News

Church News

Saint Mary’s Saint Mary’s Baptist Church in Girard will have its Family and Friends Day 11 a.m., Sunday, April 8. The public is invited. Thankful Baptist Church is holding an Easter Revival 7 p.m., through Thursday, April 5. More...

Seeds from the Sower

Constantine the Great is credited with being the originator of the Easter Parade. It began on the first Easter Sunday following his con- version. More...

School News

accelerated readers

The following Burke County Middle School students were awarded for earning the most Accelerated Reader points during the third nine weeks of school. More...

3 BCHS projects advance to state FCCLA judging

Three Burke County High School projects competed in the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America STAR Events held at Lincolnton High School. More...

former educator give back

BCREA gives BCMS money for school supplies

Katie Bennifield (right), President of the Burke County Retired Educators Association (BCREA)Youth Committee and Vice President of BCREA, presents Burke County Middle School Principal Rudy Falana wit More...

BOE wants Rudy Falana

Rudy Falana will be Burke County’s next school superintendent.  The 59-year-old Cambridge University grad is the first African American ever tapped to head the school system.  More...

Violations corrected; inspections constant at Vogtle

Federal regulators are watching every aspect of the construction at Plant Vogtle as closely as they already inspect the operating reactors there.  More...

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Looking Back

10 years ago: April 3, 2002  State Senator Don Cheeks rejected a request for a pay increase for the Burke County Board of Education.  Perfection Schwank announced it would cease manufacturing operations, putting 39 employees out of a job. More...

RFD

My brother and his wife, Angie, became grandparents for the first time on Monday.  Their daughter, Maria, gave birth to a son, Maddox Farr Jones, born April 2 in Greenville, S.C. He weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 inches long.  More...

Sports

Ring BEARers

Burke County celebrates state championship in style

It was all about the Bears last Wednesday.  More...

Putting on the glitz

The girls got rings, too.  More...

JV Bears close season with wins

The junior varsity baseball team at Burke County High School wrapped up its season with a pair of wins.  They swept Grovetown on Saturday in a doubleheader, bringing their overall record to 7-6-1. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Negative Effects of Music  More...

Miss Lynch to wed Mr. Stringer May 5

Mrs. Portia M. Robinson of Augusta and Mr. Bernard Lynch of Waynesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Crystal Dominique Lynch, to Darius Lewis Stringer of Augusta, son of Joyce S. More...

Miss Collins to marry Mr. Fields June 2

Ms. Ronda Sanders and Mr. and Mrs. William R. Collins of Rocky Ford announce the engagement of their daughter, Daryn Traci Collins, to Matthew Brian Fields, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Fields III of Garfield.  More...

People

Alli the Alligator

Once upon a time there was a special alligator named Alli. She lived deep in a swamp on Easter Island. Alli was pregnant and about to lay her eggs. She was trying to find a place to make her nest. More...

The Magical Egg

For as long as she could remember, Ally dearly loved eggs.  She knew gifts of life would soon be upon them. Each day, Ally went to the meadow and checked for eggs in her most favorite oak and maple trees.  More...

Amy the Egg

Once upon a time there was a hen named Martha. She was teased a lot because she was different from the other hens. Martha had tufts of hair on her head and everyone thought it was silly and laughed at her. More...

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