April 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

EBA names new head football and basketball coaches

A new football coach will call the shots from the Spartan sideline this fall, and the boys basketball team will see a change in leadership as well. More...

News

City okays new redevelopment plan

SLUM DEBATE

Is a word worth $ 800- grand? Four Waynesboro City Council members think so. Monday night, they adopted a resolution that designates nearly every Waynesboro neighborhood as part of their Urban Redevelopment Area. More...

Burke County High School PROM 2014

At top, junior Dontanique Bonner keeps dry while Christian Lovett puts on her a wrist corsage. Above, Lena Marie Powell and Lanie Newman get kisses from their dates Madison Saxon and Kaylon Key. More...

If I Were Mayor

Mayor Pauline Jenkins got some new ideas about running the City of Waynesboro. Last week, she and city council members talked shop with four sixth graders who wrote winning essays in the “If I Were Mayor” contest. More...

Sports

Spartans claim runner-up trophy at region tourney

The EBA golf team secured a spot in next week’s state tournament by finishing as the GISA Region AA Runner-up. More...

Burke qualifies in nine events for sectionals

TRACK & FIELD

Nearly a dozen Burke County track and field athletes extended their season thanks to solid performances at region last week. More...

BURKE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADING AWARDS

The Burke County High School varsity and junior varsity cheerleading squads celebrated their season at their annual awards banquet. More...

School News

BURKE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS HONOR ROLL & PRINCIPAL'S LIST

The names of students in Burke County Public Schools who were named to the Honor Roll and Principal’s List for the third nine weeks of the school term have been released. They include: BURKE COUNTY HIGH Principal’s List More...

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ON THE MOVE

Boxing Club's fitness center is booming

It’s become somewhat of an epidemic… but the healthy kind. Enrollment in Jordan Higgins’ fitness program at the Burke County Boxing Club has skyrocketed. More...

Earth Day festival, Thunder on Liberty are Friday

1 NIGHT, 2 BIG EVENTS

There will be hedgehogs and hardtops … monkeys and muscle cars. This Friday night, two big events will be playing off each other in Downtown Waynesboro. More...

Editorial

NUGGETS

Birthdays. At my age they’re really no big deal. I had one recently and, because it was one of those that doesn’t end in zero or five, there was no party, no cake and no presents. More...

LETTERS FROM A GODFATHER LETTER III

You tell me that you have been in Confirmation classes and you will be confirmed soon by the Bishop. I am so excited for you, because it will be at this service that you will be reminded of your own Baptism. More...

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For The Record

Two women claim sex assaults in Burke County

INTERNET PREDATOR?

Two different women were held at gunpoint and sexually assaulted by a man in Burke County. “We think it’s the same guy,” said Sgt. More...

Murder suspects in drive-by remain at large

The gunmen in a fatal driveby shooting are still out there. But Waynesboro police say they’re getting closer. “We’re still working with the GBI to solve this homicide,” Chief Augustus Palmer III said. More...

ONE ARRESTED Gunshots, shovel beating in Midville

A Midville man opened fire on his ex-girlfriend’s brother and beat him with a shovel while her children watched. Willie Fred Darrisaw, 31, was jailed Sunday afternoon after an altercation outside his home on Old Wadley Road. More...

Obituaries

Bennett “David” Collier

Bennett “David” Collier was born on April 4, 1939 and stepped into Heaven on April 12, 2014 at University Hospital, surrounded by his family. A beautiful memorial service of celebration led by David’s pastor, Rev. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Mills Grove Mills Grove will continue its annual Spring Revival, 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 23. Rev. Chavous Boyd, pastor of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, is guest minister. New Birth More...

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