November 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Downtown shopping deals this Sunday

Want to get ahead of the Black Friday crowds and still snag some super shopping deals?  Look no further than Waynesboro this Sunday, where you’re sure to find the perfect gift during the annual Downtown Open House.  More...

News

Tour of Homes

The Burke County Woman’s Club will hold the Christmas Tour of Homes from 4-7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased in advance at the Burke County Museum, Yvonne’s and Pecan Row or from any club member.   More...

Gingerbread House contest is underway!

Get out the icing!

A full-blown gingerbread competition is in the oven for downtown Waynesboro’s annual Christmas on Liberty Square celebration on Friday, Dec. 7.  The contest is sponsored by Mr. Golf Carts/Mr. More...

TIME TO TALK TURKEY

Calling the cou nty’s littlest chefs!

We need your help in creating the best Thanksgiving feast around. Whether it’s the star of the table (the turkey of course!) or the various side dishes and desserts, we want to know how to make them! More...

For The Record

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT NOV. 19

Jurors have been drawn for the October 2018 term of Superior Court criminal and/or civil session with Judge John Flythe, presiding. Jurors are to report at 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 19, to the Burke County Courthouse.  More...

Two arrested for Shoplifting here

Two Keysville residents are in custody following their arrest for shoplifting items from Salter building Supply in Waynesboro.  More...

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 97 patients’ calls during the week ending Nov. 11. Of those, 73 were resulted in transports, including 42 to Augusta hospitals. More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

SATURDAY, NOV. 17   Waynesboro Optimist Club Yard Sale of the Century. 100 Years of Optimism—1919-2019  Southern Bank Pavilion, 721 Liberty Street, Waynesboro. Most items $1.  MONDAY, NOV. More...

School News

Stop the bullying

Two groups recently spoke to local students about the dangers and long term effects of bullying and encouraged children to be part of the solution rather than part of the problem. More...

FCA students tapped for TIP

Fourth-sixth grade students at Faith Christian Academy were recently recognized as Duke Talent Identification Program (TIP) students for the 2018-2019 school year. More...

FCA Students of the Month

Faith Christian Academy recently recognized students who demonstrated a Christ-like example in conduct.  More...

Runoff scheduled for Dec. 4

While the state of Georgia remains uncertain as to what will come of its gubernatorial race, two candidates for the secretary of state office are squaring off for a runoff next month.  More...

Rec. department celebrates 50 years

It’s been the site of touchdowns and scraped knees, stolen bases and ceramic vases. In 50 years, so much has changed but the staff’s dedication has stayed the same.  More...

Editorial

QUESTIONS FOR YOUR EMPLOYEES: THE POWER OF FOCUS GROUPS

Back in the late 1990s, I decided to make some calls and interview any human resource manager in the area who would take the time to sit down with me. More...

Political Cartoon

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LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – NOVEMBER 19, 2008  Katie Parker Mobley, a second grade teacher at SGA Elementary was named Burke County Teacher of the Year for 2009. More...

Sports

Bears clinch win in nail biter

It took a goal-line stand with less than a minute remaining, but the Burke County Bears held off the Howard Huskies last Friday in the first round of the Georgia High School Association playoffs by a score of 28-22.  More...

Obituaries

George Cecil Page

Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory announces the funeral services for George Cecil Page, age 77, who passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Community Hospice House in Vidalia. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Family and Friends  Ward Grove Baptist Church will celebrate its annual Family and Friends day program 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17. The Rev. Jimmy McCullough III and Ways Grove Baptist Church family from Snellville will be the special guests. More...

People

Welcome little one!

Scotlyn Amelia Odom

Cale and Reagan Odom of Shellman Bluff announce the birth of their daughter, Scotlyn Amelia. “Scottie” was born Oct. 9, 2018 at Candler Hospital in Savannah. More...