September 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

BIRD DOG BREAKAWAY IS SATURDAY

This Saturday, runners and couch potatoes, the young and the older and everyone between, will lace up their running shoes for a good cause.  Hundreds are expected to turn out for the 10th annual Bird Dog Breakaway to benefit the Center for New B More...

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Flea market grand opening slated for this Saturday

The love runs deep – all the way to middle school to be exact. Back then, Kevin Scott Harrison bought and sold baseball cards at the old Phinizy Road Flea Market in Augusta. More...

County proposes $97 million budget

A $10 million appropriation for construction of the new Burke County Judicial Center tops the list of major expenditures for Burke County in fiscal year 2018.  A hearing on the new budget will be held at 6 p.m. today (Wednesday, Sept. More...

Constitution Week, Sept. 17-23

The Edmund Burke Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will be promoting Constitution Week, which is Sept. 17-23.  More...

Sports

Bears battle bound after bye week

The Bears are in battle mode this week as they hit the road Friday, prepared to defend their untarnished season record.  Burke County High School’s 3-AAAA football team (4-0) will play 2-AAAAAA Effingham County High School (2-2) this Frida More...

Lady Bears get early lead, defeat Baldwin

The Burke County Lady Bears softball team (7-8, 6-1) defeated the Baldwin County High School Lady Braves (4-8, 2-5) last Thursday, Sept. More...

Netters remain undefeated

Burke County High School’s volleyball team (13-0, 2-0) won their matches last Thursday against Glenn Hills (25-5 and 25-8) giving them their 13th straight win.  Head coach David Skinner said that their service game was much better all arou More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

THURSDAY, SEPT. 21   The Burke County Farm-To- School Program will hold its weekly Farmers Market 4-6 p.m. at the Southern Bank Pavilion located on 855 Liberty St., Waynesboro. The farmers market is now accepting EBT payments. More...

School News

Blakeney Elementary School Students of the Month for August

“Respect” was the positive character trait at Blakeney Elementary School for the month of August. These students were chosen based on teacher observations of the studied trait of respect. More...

Council split on sheriff takeover

The decision as to whether the Waynesboro City Council will contract police services out to the sheriff ’s office will not be made for a least a few more weeks following a plea from vice mayor Brenda Lewis.  More...

County agrees to YMCA proposal for aquatic center

Burke County Commissioners took a big step toward the design and construction of an aquatic center here.  Last Tuesday at its regular monthly meeting, the board unanimously approved an agreement with the Augusta Family Y to design and manage the More...

Editorial

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

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Political Cartoon

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COME AND GONE

In and out.  Just like it sounds.  Not, In-N-Out Burger, the extremely overrated fast food joint chain that originated in, where else, California.  I'm referring to Irma.  You remember Irma, right?  She didn't hang around our More...

For The Record

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT SEPT. 25

Jurors have been drawn for the Superior Court civil/criminal session with Judge Michael N. Annis presiding. Jurors are to report 9 a.m., Monday, Sept. 25, to the Burke County Courthouse in Waynesboro.  More...

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 98 patients' calls the week of Sept. 9-17. Of those calls, 71 were transported. More...

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS SEPT. 11-17

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Obituaries

Betty Knight Stewart

Mrs. Betty Knight Stewart, 83, entered into rest Saturday, September 16, 2017. She was a daughter of the late Baxley and Mable Mixon Knight. Mrs. Stewart was a native of Burke County and a longtime resident of Augusta. More...

William J. "Bill" Owens

Mr. William J. “Bill” Owens of Waynesboro, 84, entered into rest Thursday, September 14, 2017. A native of Wilburton, Pennsylvania, he was born January 3, 1933 to the late Issac and Emma Owens. More...

Bobbie Jean Mobley

Mrs. Bobbie Jean Mobley of Waynesboro, Ga., age 68, entered into eternal rest on September 19, 2017. Memorial services will be Monday, September 25, 2017, 12:00 noon at Phinazee and Son Funeral Home Chapel, 404 West 8th Street, Waynesboro, GA. More...

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