September 26, 2007 RSS feed / News

In the Eye of the Beholder

Art gallery owner sees opportunity in Midville

Just past the entrance to city hall, there lies an oasis among the tattered storefronts of Midville. In the midst of the historic downtown, a simple sign and cutout of an alligator head hang above a pair of bright teal double doors. More...

Cotton, peanut harvesting underway

Cotton pickers and peanut diggers ventured into the fields last week as some early birds in Burke County began gathering their crops. More...

Wreck victim asks for help finding "LoveDog"

A wreck victim is asking for the public's help finding her pet, LoveDog, who wandered away from the accident scene on Highway 80 West near Story Mill Road. More...

On the move

Frank Hunter recently donated a vehicle to Burke County's DUI/Drug Court program so that he and fellow surveillance officer Susan Salemi could spare their own vehicles the wear and tear acquired when "showing up" at the homes and workplaces of the pr More...

Building a better kitchen

For you and the next owner of your home, the priciest amenities aren't always the best

Conventional wisdom dictates that you'll be able to recoup a major chunk of the costs to redo an upscale kitchen, which now averages around $108,000 nationally, according to the 2006 "Cost vs. Value" annual report from Remodeling magazine. More...

Real Estate Transactions

Burke County property transfers for June 1-4. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the Burke County clerk's office. Ronald H. Jenkins Jr. to John H. Daniel Jr., June 1, 62nd District, 1. More...

Hours extended for flu clinic next week

The weather may still be warm, but it's time to start preparing for flu season. The Burke County Health Department will hold extended hours next Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 2-4, for a flu clinic at its Dogwood Drive facility. More...

Volunteers needed for ag awareness program

The Burke County Cooperative Extension Service is looking for a few good farmers. The Extension Service is recruiting volunteers as they prepare for round two of the Ag Awareness program for local fourth-graders. More...

Dude …. $9,676!

Burke County's favorite guys helped bank close to $10,000 for downtown Waynesboro. More...

Meetings scheduled about Vogtle's future

Both existing, new reactors to be discussed at NRC meetings

Local citizens will have three chances to weigh in during the next week on decisions affecting Plant Vogtle's future. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission meetings are scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 27, and Thursday, Oct. More...

Q & A With Peter G. Miller

I moved back home to save money. Will the lack of rental history cause a problem when I apply for a mortgage?

Q: I'm living with my parents to save money for the down payment on a house. I anticipate that it will take at least a year to save enough. Will my lack of a recent rental history be a problem when I apply for a mortgage? More...

Help wanted, home provided

Employer-assisted housing programs are helping workers have their own home to go to when they punch out

Mike Romano couldn't have picked a better time to glance at a poster at work that described an employer-assisted housing program. More...

A Treat for Troops

S.G.A. students send care packages to Iraq

Soldiers serving in Iraq will soon learn they have the love and support of an entire Burke County elementary school. More...