June 20, 2012 RSS feed / For The Record

Real Estate Transactions

The following are Burke County property transfers. The date indicates when the transaction was recorded in the Burke County Clerk’s office.   Otis F. Askin Sr. More...

Reward offered in Girard murder

Deputies hope hard cash will solve a cold murder.  According to Burke County Sheriff Greg Coursey, a reward will be paid to anyone with information that will help him arrest and convict the person who killed 27-year-old Amy Ellison Nichols and h More...

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...

Meth lab found in SUV

If a Waynesboro woman had worn her seatbelt, police might not have discovered the meth lab in her SUV.  Last Thursday, an officer was headed to Sonic for lunch when he noticed an overly nervous driver who stopped and swapped places with his pass More...

Senior citizen indicted for sex assaults on three women

Burke County grand jurors have indicted a senior citizen who was accused of trying to rape a home health worker and sexually assaulting two other women.  Larry Keith Cook, 75, was arrested in March after a University Home Health Care employee to More...

Boxer knocks out opponent in professional debut

Divante Jones couldn’t have scripted a more perfect debut for his professional boxing career.The 17-year-old lightweight won with a first round knockout less than a minute into the match, which was part of an event at the Township Auditorium in More...

Sardis teens arrested

Burglary, gunfire

Sardis police solved a burglary and arrested three teens, thanks to residents who decided to step forward.  Their tips also pointed officers to a fourth teen with a 22- rifle and live ammunition.  “People are coming forward more than More...

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

Jurors have been drawn for the April 2012 term of Superior Court criminal/civil session with Judge Michael N. More...

Waynesboro police

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Waynesboro Police Department for the past week:  Tuesday, June 12   Charles Edward Preston Jr., 45, of Esther Drive, Waynesboro, was arrested for theft by receiving stolen property ( More...

Burke County Sheriff

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Burke County Sheriff’s Office for the past week:  Monday, June 11   Joeskii Lu’Bunchek Mims, 24, of Herman Lodge Boulevard, Waynesboro, was arrested for probation violati More...

From the Blotter

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Aaron’s celebrates opening

Aaron’s recently celebrated the opening of its new store in Waynesboro with a ribbon cutting hosted by the Burke County Chamber of Commerce executive director Ashley Roberts and Waynesboro Down More...