November 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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Time to start building Gingerbread Houses

Get out the icing!   A full-blown gingerbread house competition is in the oven for downtown Waynesboro’s annual Christmas on Liberty Square celebration next Friday, Dec. 1.  The contest is sponsored by Mr. More...

Sheriff, Santa headline Midville Christmas Parade

Burke County Sheriff Alfonzo Williams and Santa Claus will share top billing on Dec. 2, in Midville's first Christmas parade in several decades.  More...

CHRISTMAS TOUR OF HOMES

The Burke County Woman’s Club Christmas Tour of Homes will take place Saturday, Dec. 2, from 4-7 p.m. Each week we will display homes featured in the Waynesboro tour. In conjunction with the tour, St. More...

Sports

Knight signs with Mercer University

Burke County High School senior Bill Knight, seated second from left, signed a scholarship to play baseball with Mercer University on Wed. Nov. 9. Attending the signing and seated at the table with him are his parents Celissa and Bill Knight Sr. More...

Bears take Seminoles in round one of state playoffs

The Burke County Bears (11-0) defeated the Salem Seminoles 35-7 in round one of the State AAAA Playoffs on Friday night in Burke County.  More...

Obituaries

Gladys Hall Bolton Jenkins

Gladys Hall Bolton Jenkins, 86, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, entered into rest Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at her residence. She was a native of Burke County and a longtime resident of Burke and Jenkins counties. More...

Ronald Edwin Shank

Ronald Edwin Shank, Retired Sergeant First Class, 62, loving husband of 41 years to Sandra Lee Shank, entered into his eternal rest Tuesday evening, Nov. 7, 2017, at his residence. More...

Faye Holton Benham

Faye Holton Benham, a Godly mother, wife and friend went to be with Jesus Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, at the age of 66 in Concord, N.C.  Faye was born in Louisville on Nov. 22, 1950, to John and Ada Mae Holton. More...

Man dies in single car crash

Alcohol and speeding are the likely cause behind a deadly crash that claimed the life of a Burke County man on Friday.  More...

Holiday shopping deals downtown on Sunday

Get ahead of the Black Friday frenzy and support local businesses by shopping downtown this weekend.  The Downtown Development Authority (DDA) will host its annual Downtown Open House on Sunday, Nov. 19, from 1-5 p.m.  More...

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LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – NOVEMBER 21, 2007  Burke County Sheriff ’s Investigator Frankie Parker unraveled a burglary ring when he spotted a car he had seen on security camera footage from the Shoe Carnival in Augusta. More...

ON THE WING

The invitation took me by surprise.  I was contacted by a gentleman who owns the property right across the road from mine.  There’s quite a difference in his tract and mine.  Hundreds of acres difference.  More...

For The Record

Waynesboro man involved in hit and run

The Waynesboro Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the driver in a hit and run incident. On Thursday, Nov. 9, Eddie Sims was attempting to cross West Sixth Street (near KJ’s Supermarket) around 7:35 p.m. More...

BCSO events

Recruiting, hiring, training and retaining the best of the best is a challenge for every law enforcement agency. More...

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 96 patients’ calls during the week of Nov. 6-12. Of those calls, 71 patients were transported, including 45 to Augusta hospitals and one to another out-of-county hospital. More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

FREE THANKSGIVING DINNERS   The Burke County Sheriff’s Office has teamed up with A Child’s World Academy and Peach State Health Plan to sponsor a turkey giveaway on Friday, Nov. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Family & Friends  Ward Grove Baptist Church will hold its annual Family & Friends program 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18. Guest speaker will be The Rev. Larry Cone and the St. More...

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