2011-08-10

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Starting the year right



Nearly 270 Burke County students started the year off right, thanks to the annual “Stuff the Bus” campaign spearheaded by Burke Community Partnership, United Way and the Burke County School System. Through the program, 269 children and teens got free school supplies at giveaways in Gough, Keysville, Midville, Sardis, Girard, Shell Bluff and Waynesboro. Above, parents and students peruse the […]

Narvaez, Powell exchange vows



Michael Powell and Chasity Narvaez were married June 26, 2011 at the Fess Parker Double Tree Resort in Santa Barbara, California. Michael grew up in Waynesboro and attended Burke County High School. He is the son of Michael and Jeanette Powell. He has been serving in the U.S. Navy for 15 years as a Seabee. Chasity grew up in New […]

Longtime Burke County coach dies



He didn’t yell. He didn’t scream. And he didn’t lose much either. That’s what many remember about William A. “Buck” Brannen, a longtime coach in Burke County who passed away last Tuesday. Brannen coached basketball first at Midville and then at Waynesboro High School, where he led the school to a State Championship in 1966. Over his 18-year tenure as […]

Lady Spartans edged out by Trinity



The Lady Spartans nearly recorded an upset in their season debut. The Edmund Burke Academy softball team traveled to Dublin Monday to take on Trinity Christian in their first game of the season. Despite being in a lower classification than the Lady Crusaders, Edmund Burke proved they were up for the test by challenging for the win until the final […]

Preseason scrimmage

Bears travel to Swainsboro Friday

It might not count toward their record, but the Bears will play for pride on Friday. Burke County High School will travel to Swainsboro High for a scrimmage game as both teams prepare to start the regular season later this month. The Bears and the Tigers haven’t faced off since 1997 when Burke County edged the Tigers by 1 point. […]

Margaret Ezell



Mrs. Margaret A. Ezell, 71, of Central Rd., Thomson, Ga., died Aug. 3, 2011. She was the beloved wife of the late James Ezell. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 6, from the Westview Cemetery in Thomson with the Rev. David Walker officiating. Mrs. Ezell was born in Augusta, Ga., and was the daughter of the […]

Mary Lou Deem



Mary Lou Deem, 63, of Waynesboro, Ga., died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11, at DeLoach-McKerley Funeral Home. She was born in Gibson City, Ill., on June 17, 1948 and made Burke County her home in 1979. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and greatgrandmother. She was preceded […]

Richard Tennyson Pleasants



Richard Tennyson Pleasants 67, of Perkins, Ga. died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011 at his residence. Mr. Pleasants was a native and resident of Luray, Va. He has been a resident of Perkins since 1992. He was a retired Truck Driver; Owner and Operator and a member of the Main Street Baptist Church in Luray. Mr. Pleasants was a veteran of […]

Licensed cosmetologists called on to help cancer patients



Look Good … Feel Better is a free, national public service program that provides tips to women who are undergoing cancer treatment to help them improve their appearance. The program is a partnership of the American Cancer Society, the Personal Care Products Council Foundation and the National Cosmetology Association. The American Cancer Society will hold its next Look Good…Feel Better […]