2008-02-20

Lydia Project encourages women with cancer



It’s not just a bag full of goodies – it’s a tote of hope … stitched together with love and delivered with a faith that’s never-ending. The women who have been blessed through the Lydia Project Inc. all have one thing in common – they’ve been diagnosed with cancer and have become part of a large prayer circle that keeps […]

Board approves school calendar



Students will head back to school a few days earlier next year. The Burke County Board of Education approved the 2008-2009 school calendar last week after letting students, parents and school employees vote for their favorite of four options. The school community voted overwhelmingly for the calendar with the earliest start date, Aug. 4, and the BOE honored their selection. […]

Volunteers needed for bird flu drill



The call for volunteers is still on. While the response from community members to help with Burke County’s mass immunization drill has been good, more are still needed, according to Burke County Health Department director Gina Richardson. The March 8 drill will test Burke County’s ability to immunize residents in case of a widespread epidemic, such as the pandemic influenza, […]

Midville homeowners may receive help

Housing fair set for Monday, Feb. 25

Midville city officials want to help disadvantaged residents give their homes a facelift. The city is partnering with the CSRA Regional Development Center (RDC) to apply for a $300,000 grant to help low-income homeowners make neces- sary home repairs. The funds are dispersed through the Community Home Investment Program (CHIP). A housing fair scheduled for Monday, Feb. 25, will offer […]

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Students bring back school’s first production



Not one of her current students had even been born when Victoria Price directed her first fulllength play at Burke County High School. Nearly 20 years ago, she walked through stage movements and taught in- flection on the brand new stage at BCHS. Later this week, Mrs. Price’s drama students will bring back “The Miracle Worker,” the same play that […]

Pearls are a girl’s friend, too



Mayor declares Spay Day



Ladies championship



Help us sell our old, empty home

Makeovers

My client had lived a few paces from the sea for many years and decided to move to a bigger house on a larger lot. She already had purchased her new home and moved in. She was finishing up her home-sale preparations and wanted my help staging her property. I showed up on the appointed morning with my tool kit […]