August 10, 2005 RSS feed / News

Council deals with mobile homes, police concerns

At the regular Sardis City Council meeting held July 19, council members heard public comments about the city More...

Georgia Tint Law at a Glance

By Law: It is illegal for window tinting material to be applied to the rear, side and door windows of motor vehicles that does not allow for more than 32 percent of light transmission. More...

Home & Garden Tips

It is important to have a fertility program in the landscape
Burke County Extension Agent

Soil pH is like a door. Soil pH between 5.5 and 6.5 opens the door and plant roots will have access to nutrients in the soil. If soil pH is outside of this range, availability of specific nutrients may be limited regardless of how much you apply. More...

Burke County Agricultural Calendar of Events Aug. 9-13 Southern Nursery Association (SNA) 2005 The World’s Showcase of

Horticulture, Georgia World Congress
Center, Atlanta. To register visit

www.sna.org or call (770) 953-3311. More...

Donations sought for 19-year-old girl

involved in head-on collision on Hwy. 56
From Staff Reports

Donations are currently being accepted to help the family of 19-year-old Tracie Flake for medical and other expenses related to the head-on collision which occurred on July 7, on Highway 56. More...

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JC Penney Catalog Store celebrates grand opening Waynesboro Mayor Jesse Stone was on hand Tuesday, Aug. 2 to cut the ribbon for the new JC Penney Catalog Store in Waynesboro. More...

Birth

Landon Shane Yates

Shane and Wendy Yates announce the birth of their son, Landon Shane, born Sunday, June 19, at Burke Medical Center. More...

Miss Cummings to

marry Mr. Dixon

Mrs. Johnnie Mae Jenkins of Waynesboro and Mr. Willie Cummings Jr. of Vidalia announce the engagement of their daughter, Latonia Denise Cummings, to Robert Edward Dixon, son the late Katie Lou McGee and Mr. George Dixon Sr. of Waynesboro. More...

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Staff photos by Ariana Youmans Augusta Tech holds Open House Augusta Technical College held Open House for the Waynesboro campus Tuesday, July 26. More...

Mitchell tests medical skills at Georgetown

Mollie Mitchell didn More...

Violations of new tint law carry hefty fines

Burke County resident Valerie Jones admits that she wasn More...

St. Michael’s pastor ordained

From Staff Reports

The Rev. Steve Rice, pastor of St. Michael More...

Recipes From Louise

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Brigham crowned Miss Black Burke County 2005 at 27th annual pageant

From Staff Reports

Aliegha Irene Brigham, daughter of Michael and Rennitta Johnson and Willie Brigham, was crowned Miss Black Burke County 2005-2006 at the 27th annual pageant Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Burke County Office Park. More...

Back to School Scenes

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CIS makes sure no child is left behind Communities in Schools (CIS) of Burke County recently held a "Back to School Supply Drive" at the Wal-Mart in Waynesboro. More...

United Way kicks off

Burke County Campaign
From Staff Reports

United Way of the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) launched its Burke County 2005 Campaign at Augusta Technical College Waynesboro/Burke campus Wednesday, Aug. 3, asking all in attendance to "Get on Board" for this year More...

Staff photos by Elizabeth Billips

Learning from Lyons

A group of Waynesboro residents recently traveled to Lyons to learn more about its downtown revitalization project. More...