April 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Masters visitors play local courses

While the pros are gathering in Augusta, hundreds of golfers are booking tee times in Burke County.  The annual Masters fall-out is showering Burke County’s two courses as Columbia and Richmond County golfers find themselves without a home More...

News

Good grades for Plant Vogtle

Federal inspections of operating units, construction activities favorable

Ayear’s worth of inspection findings at Plant Vogtle’s two nuclear reactors and the new units under construction will be presented at a public meeting in Waynesboro next Thursday.  More...

Kaylee wins story contest

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Waynesboro woman wins $40K

A Waynesboro woman won a $40,000 prize on a scratch-off ticket.  Leona Vankleeck, 56, played the Georgia Lottery’s new instant game Break The Bank and won the top prize.  “I couldn’t believe it,” Vankleeck said. More...

Sports

Burke County readies for region tourney

Burke County High School’s tennis teams picked up region wins over Butler last week and will vie for the No. More...

Burke County High School honors cheerleaders

Burke County High School’s varsity and junior varsity cheerleading squads recently celebrated the year with their annual sports banquet. More...

European tourney on deck for Burke County grad

Half a dozen games in Europe make for a travel heavy schedule and a grand slam experience for one Burke County High School graduate.  More...

Church News

Church News

Thomas Grove Thomas Grove Baptist Church will continue its annual Spring Revival, 7 p.m. nightly, through Friday, April 12. Rev. Jimmy McCullough III of Ways Grove Baptist Church of Stellaville will be the guest minister.  More...

People

Miss Micots to wed Mr. Robison

Tim and Sherry Stille of Waynesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Angel Leigh Micots, to Jeffery Dale Robison of Waynesboro.  The groom-elect is the son of Mary A. Robison of Orlando, Fla. and the late Robert W. More...

Miss Grubbs to wed Mr. Roberson

Linda and Albert Grubbs of Waynesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Titia Grubbs, to Frederick Roberson of Waynesboro.  The groom-elect is the son of Nebraska and Dorothy Roberson of Keysville.  The wedding is planned for 3 o&r More...

Burke health rankings among Georgia’s worst

When it comes to health, our community gets another big fat “F.”  Burke was ranked among the 15 worst of Georgia’s 159 counties, according to a study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Wisconsin Population Health Ins More...

Bears remain undefeated in region

14 straight wins

The Bears have made it 14 in a row. Burke County High School’s baseball team (15-3, 9-0) mauled Glenn Hills last Tuesday 21-2 and hammered Hephzibah 14-1 on Saturday to continue a winning streak that began more than a month ago. More...

Planting season off to slow start

Like farmers in many other areas, Burke County’s producers were poised to devote plenty of acres to corn this spring. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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Looking Back

10 years ago – April 9, 2003  128 employees lost their jobs in the second scheduled layoff by Kwikset. More...

Letter to the Editor

Donate Life  EDITOR:  I am honored to live in a community that cares about each other. During the latest chapter of my transplant journey, so many of you prayed for and supported my family. I am humbled by your love and kindness.  More...

For The Record

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

Jurors have been drawn for the October 2012 term of Superior Court criminal/civil session with Judge Michael N. More...

Retired cop shoots at speeding motorist

A retired officer fired a shot at a speeding motorist who allegedly pointed a gun at him.  Leonard McBride, 66, was cited for discharging a gun in the city limits Sunday afternoon after a confrontation in front of his Shadrack Street home near t More...

From the Blotter

Low down A Blythe man was burgled by a low down thief. According to a report filed at the sheriff ’s office, the victim’s Moxleyville Road trailer was ransacked and his handgun was stolen. More...

Obituaries

Harry B. Whitehead, Jr.

Harry B. Whitehead, Jr., 75, of Midville passed away to be with his Lord Friday, April 5, 2013 with his loving family at his side.  More...

Carl Edward “Trot” Reddick

Carl Edward “Trot” Reddick age 86 passed away Saturday, April 6, 2013. Service will be held at 11AM Friday, April 12, at the chapel of Moores Funeral Home with Rev. Ralph Story officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. More...

Pansy Abbott Agerton

Mrs. Pansy Abbott Agerton, 81, of Appling, went to be with the Lord April 4, 2013.  More...

Legals

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