Mrs. Tommie J. Frazier

Mrs. Tommie J. Frazier, 71, of Waynesboro died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2006 at Burke Medical Center. Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 29, in the Chapel of DeLoach-Kennedy Funeral Home with the Rev. Wayne Dixon officiating. Interment followed at Burke Memorial Gardens. The family received friends 6- 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 28, at the funeral home. Mrs. Frazier […]

Recipes from Louise

January brings winter’s cold winds and the warmth of an open fire is welcomed. As you prepare for a cold winter’s night, there’s no better way to bring warmth and good cheer to your family than to serve them hot soups and stews.       Cold Weather Soup 1 (10-oz.) pkg. frozen mixed vegetables ½ lb. ground beef 1 (1 lb.) can […]

Burke County Agricultural Calendar of Events

Jan. 8 Price Risk Management for the Beef Business, Bulloch County Agricultural Center, 151 Langston Chapel Rd., Statesboro, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. UGA Cooperative Extension is an equal opportunity affirmative active organization committed to a diverse work force. Call 706-554-2119 for more information.

Dixon named to attend HOBY leadership seminar

Kimberly Donna Dixon, a sophomore at Edmund Burke Academy, has been selected to attend the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership seminar at Oglethorpe University in May or June of 2007. Kimberly had to submit an application and be selected for this honor. Last year, over 8,500 high school sophomores attended one of 71 HOBY Leadership seminars throughout the United States. When […]

In the Furrow

Review B.t. Refuge Guidlines for Corn

Corn producers need to review the refuge guidelines before making final corn variety selections. This issue has arisen due to demand and the limited seed supply of many corn varieties for the 2007 growing season. The g r o w e r agreement that has to be signed to p l a n t transgenic crops needs not to be […]

Mr. Olin M. Blackstone Sr.

Mr. Olin M. Blackstone Sr., 82, of Waynesboro, beloved husband and father, born in Richmond County on April 26, 1924 to the late William McKinley and Annie Inglett Blackstone, entered into rest Dec. 27, 2006 at the VA Medical Center in Augusta. He was a retired spotwelder from Thermo-King Corp, a former dairy worker, a WWII Army veteran and a […]

Mr. Gerald Willard “Bill” Aldridge

Mr. Gerald W. “Bill” Aldridge, 66, of Waynesboro, beloved husband of Mrs. Barbara Thomas Aldridge, entered into rest Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2006. Memorial services were held at Rosemont Heights Baptist Church 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 28, with the Rev. Keith Alderman officiating. Mr. Aldridge was born in Fitzgerald to the late Edith Mae Herrin and Grady W. Aldridge. Before retiring […]

From the Blotter

Where’s my beer? Just days before Christmas, a Hephzibah man discovered someone had taken his alcohol and left behind only broken glass and blood. On Dec. 21, the victim contacted the Burke County Sheriff’s Office and reported that someone had broken in and stolen an 18-pack of beer and a half gallon of liquor. Several mirrors and a window were […]

Grounded beef

A 1,200-pound heifer was to blame for the marred front end of this sport utility vehicle above. Ferney Guy slammed into the large bovine on Highway 56 South on her way to Waynesboro Thursday morning. While the heifer did not survive the encounter, Guy escaped without injury. Witnesses who farm the area say the Charolais-cross heifer had been running loose […]

Police on hunt for armed robber

A school yearbook and a good memory may have solved last Thursday’s armed robbery at Money Talks; but police say the suspect is on the lam. Just before closing time, a masked man with a large caliber revolver walked into the cellular phone company on Liberty Street and demanded the bank deposit bag. Before fleeing on foot, he ordered the […]