2006-01-04

Mary O. Herrington, former probate judge, dies on January 2



FUNERAL HOMES WAYNESBORO Judge Mary O. Herrington, 86, of Waynesboro, and lifelong resident of Burke County, entered into rest on Monday, Jan. 2, 2006, at B u r k e M e d i c a l Center. F u n e r a l services will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 4 (today), at the First […]

Mr. Robert S. Bolton



Mr. Robert S. Bolton, age 91, of Warrenton, husband of Mrs. Sadie Bolton, died Sunday, Jan. 1 at his residence. Graveside services were yesterday, Jan. 3, at Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens, Thomson, with the Rev. D.L. Peevy officiating. Mr. Bolton was born in Wilkes County, Ga., the son of the late Robert Madison Bolton and Rosa Warr Bolton. He retired […]

Dr. J.B. Copeland



Dr. J.B. “Jim” Copeland, 81, of Clemson, S.C., retired Associate Director of the Clemson Extension Service and husband of Barbara Bargeron Copeland, died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005, at Anderson Area Medical Center. Memorial services was Friday, Dec. 30 at 2 p.m. at Clemson First Baptist Church. Copeland was a native of Carrollton, Georgia. His career at Clemson University spanned a […]

James Eliott Barrow



James Eliott Barrow, age 84 passed away Monday, Dec. 26, 2005, after an extended illness. Visitation was at CarmichaelHemperley Funeral Home, Peachtree City, Georgia on Thursday, Dec. 29 from 6-8 p.m. A graveside service was held at Ways Baptist Church Cemetery, Stellaville, Georgia at 3 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 30 followed by a memorial service at the home of James […]

Mr. Jeffory L. Holt



Jeffory L. Holt, 81, of Waynesboro died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2006, at Portsbridge Hospice, Augusta. He was born in Pulaski County and was a son of the late Dave E. and Mabel McAllister Holt. He was a retired New York Life Insurance Company Field Underwriter, a member of First Baptist Church, Waynesboro, and American Legion Post 120 having served in […]

Mr. Fred C. Beauman Sr.



Fred C. Beauman Sr., 59, of Sardis entered into rest on Friday, Dec. 30, 2005 at University Hospital. Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 2, 2006, at Corinth Christian Church, Girard, with the Rev. Jack Hudson officiating. Burial followed in the family plot at Corinth Christian Church Cemetery. Mr. Beauman was born on Oct. 11, 1946 in Vicksburg, MS to […]

Hit and run leads to 2 arrests



A medical fraud case was brought to light by a hit and run accident in the hospital parking lot on New Year’s Eve. According to a report filed at the Waynesboro Police Department, officers were dispatched to Burke Medical Center around 6:30 p.m. after a man in a light blue car hit a parked vehicle and drove away. Officers suspected […]

From the Blotter



If you can’t say something nice A Waynesboro man was arrested at the Open Door Café after making repeated jabs at a police officer. According to a report filed at the Waynesboro Police Department, officers were dispatched to the Myrick Street café twice last Thursday night after fights were reported. When they went there the second time, the fight was […]

Man arrested for stealing cars from local dealership



A Waynesboro man was arrested for stealing two cars from Taylor’s Motors and damaging others while trying to break through the fence. Christopher Michael Walker, 24, of 122 Cain Street, was taken into custody following a foot chase last Tuesday and charged with theft by taking (motor vehicle), criminal damage to property in the second degree and obstructing or hindering […]

Mrs. Doris Ivester Cochran



FUNERAL HOMES WAYNESBORO Doris Ivester Cochran, 95, of Waynesboro died peacefully Sunday, Jan. 1, 2006 at Bethany Nursing Home in Vidalia. Family visitation will be 11 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Jan. 4, at DeLoach-Kennedy Funeral Home. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Burke Memorial Gardens with Dr. G. Al Wright officiating. Mrs. Cochran was a native of Siloam and a […]