September 5, 2007 RSS feed / News

Local couple earns wildlife certification

Burke County residents James R. and Jennifer Morris got a big thank you from the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) after turning their property on Hancock Landing Road into a certified wildlife habitat. More...

Seeing green

Above, farmers observe the effects of several different plant growth regulator (PGR) treatments on cotton at the Southeast Georgia Research and Education Center's annual field day last Wednesday. More...

Discipline incidents increase in Burke County schools

Burke County teachers and administrators reported doling out more discipline last school term than they did the pervious year. More...

Recipes from Louise

September is National Cholesterol Month. Research has shown that lowering cholesterol can reduce the risk of developing heart disease. More...

For Makeovers that Sell, Go for the Heart

To get buyers to bite, you need to prep your home to play to their emotions

Most likely you know someone - or you are someone - who has had a home project on the to-do list for, oh, since you moved into the house three years ago. More...

Concert tickets get new look

The 2007-2008 Waynesboro-Burke Concert Series tickets are sporting a new look. Its new "tear-off style" will provide concert goers with an individual ticket for each performance. More...

Old Fella gets place to grow

Old Fella volunteers are one step closer to their dream of opening a no-kill animal shelter. Last Thursday, retired Dunwoody businessman Grattan Rowland handed them the deed for 3.25 acres off Highway 25, just south of Waynesboro. More...

Local woman's salad dressing makes a splash

She's Burke County's version of the famous Southern chef Paula Deen. More...

Burke Happenings

Retired educators The Burke County Retired Educators Association will meet 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, at Mt. Olive AME Church on West Seventh Street. Copies of the handbook and bylaws will be distributed. All members are encouraged to attend. More...

We're Trying to Pay Off Our 20-year Loan Quicker. What Can We Do to Speed It Up?

Q: We were looking for some advice regarding how to pay off our mortgage faster. We currently have a 20- year mortgage at 5.125 percent and have been putting in extra principal payments in every month. More...

Waste Not, Want Not

A trashcan is one of those must-have, must-not-see items. Here's how you can finesse its function

I have carefully scanned page after glossy page of my design magazines and have yet to find one of them. I must admit, I dislike viewing them, but I still wonder, where have they hidden them? We're talking about the lowly wastebasket. More...

Real Estate Transactions

Burke County property transfers for May 14-24. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the Burke County clerk's office. Libby C. Hutcheson to Loretta C. Fountain, May 14, 66th District, tax $17.50 Jerrie Ann W. Dixon to Farris L. More...