August 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Shear effort

200 kids get free haircuts through back-to-school ministry

Something as simple as a haircut can make all the difference to a kid going back to school.  That’s what inspired Waynesboro barber Kendrick Walker put together a team of stylists and help 200 underprivileged youth look their best for the More...

News

A fresh start

Waynesboro’s newest restaurant has welcomed a steady stream of customers through its buffet line since opening several weeks ago. More...

Wheels on the bus

The folks at TruFlame got into the school spirit as children across the county headed back to the classroom. More...

Couple bids farewell to local business community

A local real estate agent will be minus one partner moving forward.  Glenn Whitaker of Hawkins and Whitaker Real Estate LLC will be bowing out of the business as he and his wife Teresa plan to move to Macon. More...

Sports

BCHS Bear receives student athlete award

A junior on the Burke County Bears football team has been selected for a national student athlete award. More...

Lady Spartans win opener 12-4

Eight Lady Spartans recorded hits during their season debut win Monday afternoon.  More...

Lady Bears swing into softball season

Burke County High School’s softball team, coached by Lee Smoak and assistant coaches Alicia Thompson and Stephanie Collins, started their season last week with the Glascock Invitational tournament. More...

Obituaries

Dollie Patterson Booker

Ms. Dollie Booker of Waynesboro entered into eternal rest Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012.  Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 18, at 11 a.m. at Watkinsville Baptist Church with Pastor Darius A. Roberson officiating. More...

Isabell Jones

Miss Isabell Jones entered eternal rest Aug. 2, 2012. Funeral services were held 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. More...

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First face- off

Bears, Spartans scrimmage this week

  The regular season won’t officially start for another week, but both local high school football teams will face their first opponents in scrimmage games this week. More...

NRC won’t license plants until storage issue resolved

An order filed last week by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will mean that Plant Vogtle’s Units 3 and 4 and the two being built at South Carolina’s V.C. Summer site will be the only new plants licensed in the U.S. More...

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Looking Back

10 years ago: Aug.14, 2002  More...

RFD

We were all saddened to learn of Susan Knight’s death. Susan had fought an infection for the last 40-some days.  Many of you will remember her from Knight’s Meat in Keysville. More...

For The Record

Fugitives arrested

Deputies jailed two suspected thieves who’d been eluding them since their spoils were uncovered earlier this month.  John Lee Ward III, 45, had been wanted since Aug. More...

Burglar gets time for rash of thefts

A Burke County man involved in a series of break-ins and metal thefts in the Alexander and Girard areas will be behind bars for a while.  Miller Jerome Dixon, 37, pleaded guilty to five felony charges last week in connection with the 2011 string More...

From the Blotter

Breakthrough  More...

Burke Happenings

burke happenings

The following are Burke County property transfers. The date indicates when the transaction was recorded in the Burke County Clerk’s office.   Loren J. Barnhart to Jason Lee and Meloney J. More...

Burke Happenings

United Way Kickoff  United Way of the CSRA’s Burke County kickoff will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 15, from noon–1:30 p.m. at Augusta Technical College’s Waynesboro campus. More...

Church News

Church News

Thomas Grove  Thomas Grove Baptist Church will host the annual Herman Selvie Memorial Day Celebration program, 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 19. Guests include the Rev. Shellie Sapp Jr., a native of Burke County, and the St. John Baptist Church. More...