July 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

EBT purchasing available at local farmers market

Come Thursday, lower income families will have more incentive to shop for homegrown fruits and veggies.  The Burke County Farm-To- School Program is now accepting SNAP EBT at its weekly farmers market.  More...

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STUFF THE BUS THIS SATURDAY

The United Way of the CSRA is back for its ninth year to help local children get the supplies they need for school.  The annual Stuff the Bus event will be held this Saturday, July 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Walmart in Waynesboro.  More...

Flutist to perform at St. Michael’s

Join Corinne Veale, flutist, for an evening of music on Aug. 3, at 7 p.m. The recital will be held at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in Waynesboro (515 Liberty St.), and admission is free. More...

'Community talk' on Vogtle, Shell Bluff, SRS scheduled

On Monday, July 24, Georgia WAND Education Fund Inc. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Revival  Palmer Grove Missionary Baptist Church holds its last night of revival 7:30 p.m. tonight (July 19). Elder Jeffery Wilson of St. Edwards Free Will Baptist Church in Dover, NC, will be guest revivalist. The Rev. J.J. More...

People

Welcome little one!

Gunner Howard McKerley

Jason and Laura V. McKerley announce the birth of their son, Gunner Howard McKerley. He was born at 7:55 p.m. on June 15, 2017, at University Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 21.5 inches long. More...

County settles in civil rights lawsuit

A settlement has been reached in a civil rights lawsuit against the sheriff ’s offices of both Burke and Richmond counties. More...

Dedication ceremony planned

The City of Waynesboro will hold a dedication ceremony for the new welcome entrance on Burke Veterans Parkway on Tuesday, July 25, at 10 a.m. Waynesboro Mayor Greg Carswell Jr. More...

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I WOULD

I've come to the conclusion that I am no longer a spring chicken.  For those not familiar with quaint colloquialisms, that means I have reached the age when I can no longer refer to myself as a young man. More...

BIZARRO WORLD

Bizarro World is a fictional planet in American comic books published by DC comics. The fictional character Bizarro was created as a "mirror image" of Superman and often portrayed as Superman’s antagonist. More...

Obituaries

Charles Edward "Charlie" Deason

Charles Edward “Charlie” Deason of Hephzibah, 63, passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017, at University Hospital.  Mr. Deason was born in Millen and was a longtime resident of Jenkins and Burke counties. More...

Lt. Col. Kenneth R. Davis Sr.

Lt. Col. Kenneth R. Davis Sr. “Kenny,” retired, age 88, of Waynesboro, entered into rest Tuesday, July 18, 2017.  More...

Erick B. Hankerson

A Celebration of Life for Mr. Erick B. Hankerson of Waynesboro was held at 11 a.m. on July 17, 2017, at St. Clair Baptist Church, 124 William Tinley Road, Keysville, GA 30816 with Pastor Tommie Walker officiating. More...

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