October 24, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

GETTING YOUR GOAT

Experts look to Burke for growing market

I t’s an untapped market. Just ask grocer Artura Chavez who can’t seem to get goat meat fast enough. Every week he places a substantial order to stock his small Tifton tienda which serves the Hispanic community there. More...

News

Waynesboro student to advise governor

On teen driving

A Waynesboro teenager is among 22 Georgia youth appointed to the governor’s Commission on Teen Driving.  George Shepherd, 17, was handpicked by Governor Nathan Deal to serve on his newly created comm ission, which is administered through t More...

Masters of Motown comes to Waynesboro

October 27

Motown is coming to Burke County.  This Saturday, Oct. 27 the Masters of Motown will be in concert in the Burke County High School auditorium.  Doors open at 6:15 p.m., and the show starts at 7 p.m. More...

Farmer still hospitalized after electric shock

A Burke County farmer continues to improve following an electrical accident during peanut harvesting.  Brandon Hargrove, 36, has been in the Doctor’s Hospital burn center since Oct. More...

For The Record

Deputies search for ATM thieves

Burke County deputies are trying to identify three burglars who made off with an ATM.  Officers were summoned around 10 p.m. Saturday night after an out-of-town hunter spotted the men outside C&J Con- venience Store on River Road.  More...

Three teens charged in Waynesboro burglary

Three Waynesboro teens face felony charges in connection to a burglary on Mamie Joe Lane.  A 14-year-old boy was taken into custody Monday after he was linked to the Oct. More...

From the Blotter

Bad form A hit-and-run driver should have cleaned up behind himself. A Hephzibah homeowner called the cops Friday after a motorist hit a ditch and plowed through her fence but didn’t bother to report the damage. More...

Obituaries

Jacqueline (Jackie) Mays Hill

Mrs. Ruby Jacqueline (Jackie) Mays Hill, 82, of Sylvania, died Saturday morning, Oct. 20, 2012, at her residence under the care of her devoted family and Ogeechee Area Hospice.  More...

Acie McCullough Jr.

Elder Acie McCullough, Jr. entered into eternal rest on Saturday, September 22, 2012 in South Holland, IL. More...

Willard Godbee Jr.

Willard Godbee, Jr., 65, of Sardis died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012.  Visitation was held 6-8 p.m., Monday, Oct. 22, at the funeral home. Graveside services were held 3 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. More...

Future uncertain for Burke Medical Center

Officials say the best bet for Burke Medical Center now is to find someone to lease or buy the hospital.  They’ve already begun pursuing that possibility since learning last week a loan to finance the facility during a turnaround period wa More...

Charlie Battery to be deployed

Charlie Battery is headed back to the Middle East.  The men in Georgia Army National Guard Battery C 1st Battalion 214th Field Artillery, which is based in Waynesboro, expect to be deployed in February, mobilizing for Operation Enduring Freedom. More...

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Looking Back

10 years ago – October 23, 2002  Burke County Agent Richard McDaniel said the local cotton farmers would lose between $7 and $8 million due to the severe drought. More...

Don Lively

UP HERE

I’m sitting out on my deck, high above the ground, well, maybe three feet, kicked back and relaxed without a real care in the world. More...

Sports

Bears beat Glenn Hills Spartans

The Burke County Bears (7- 1, 5-0) defeated sub-region foe Glenn Hills 68-20 Friday night in the Bear Den to tally their 22nd consecutive win over the Spartans.  It was senior night for the Bears as well, and senior athletes were recognized bef More...

EBA’s Wilson and Odom qualify for state cross country meet

Clay Wilson will be making another appearance in the GISA Class-AA cross country state meet, which is being held this weekend. And, his Spartan teammate Hunter Odom will be joining him. More...

Dixon crowned queen

Whitney Dixon, daughter of Herbie and Nell Dixon, was crowned Edmund Burke Academy homecoming queen for the 2012-2013 school year during halftime of last Friday night’s football game at Rogers More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Lions Club The Waynesboro Lions Club will meet, 5:30 p.m., Thursday Oct. 25th 5:30 pm at Mobley’s Cafeteria. All members and those interested in joining are encouraged to attend.  Coffee and Wilderness  More...

Church News

Church News

Bargeron Grove Bargeron Grove Baptist Church of Hiltonia will continue its revival service, 7:30 p.m. nightly, Oct. 24-26. Rev. Tracy Wheeler of Atlanta will deliver the nightly sermons. Rev. Frank Bedford, pastor, invites the public.  More...

Legals

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CRH Address: 2380 Lumpkin Road Augusta, GA 30906 Amount Due: $813.89 Tax Years Due: 2011, 2010 Deed Book: 615/146; 614/297 Legal Description: All that tract of land being in the: State of Georgia, County of Burke, 72nd&n More...