September 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Vogtle project nears peak employment

Projections of the time and money needed to complete the new reactors at Plant Vogtle haven’t changed, but the number of workers at the Burke County site has boomed over the past several months. More...

WANTED: YOUTH WILDLIFE ENTHUSIASTS

The Burke County 4-H Wildlife Judging Team is ready to get busy practicing for the State 4-H Wildlife Judging Competition on Nov. 15. More...

Southern Soiree Celebrity Waiter Night is Thursday, Sept. 11

It’s an evening of everything Southern. Next Thursday, volunteer servers and hostesses will break out their seersucker for the 2014 Celebrity Waiter Night in Downtown Waynesboro. More...

Sports

Bears plow over Jefferson County

The Bears (2-0) defeated Jefferson County (0-2) last Friday night 20-7 at Warrior Stadium in Louisville. Burke County High School’s football team tallied 324 yards total offense while their defense held the Warriors to just 99 yards. More...

Lady Bears split doubleheader at Liberty Co.

The Lady Bears traveled two hours south to play their first region opponents of the season last Thursday. More...

1-POINT LOSS

Edmund Burke disappointed by Brentwood

One point separated the Spartans from their first season win. Edmund Burke’s Spartans jumped out to an early lead against Brentwood Academy in Sandersville Friday night when they drove down the field and scored on their first possession. More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

THURSDAY, SEPT. 4 Burke County Retired Educators Association will meet, 3 p.m. at the Burke County Senior Citizens Center. All members and interested retired educators are invited to attend. SATURDAY, SEPT. 6 More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

William Grove William Grove Baptist Church, located at 649 Bates Road in Waynesboro, will host its first Benefit Program, 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6. Allen Chapel More...

Legals

Legal Advertising

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CHILD CRUELTY CASE

Father arrested, infant hospitalized

A newborn infant was hospitalized for a skull fracture that was allegedly caused by her father. Mark Anthony Winter II, 28, has been in jail since Friday, two days after the infant’s mother took her to Georgia Regents Medical Center. More...

CHOPPER LANDS ON HIGH SCHOOL CAMPUS

Driver’s education students got a short-course in choppers. Tuesday morning, a helicopter landed on the campus of Burke County High School. More...

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THE REAL GAME

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Homes and offices and yards and businesses are decorated with the colors of the season. More...

GOLDILOCKS MOMENTS…JUST RIGHT!

Last night I was on my way back to Savannah after a wonderful Labor Day Concert in the Park where several hundred of us were entertained by the Jazz Ambassadors, a military Jazz band. More...

For The Record

Drunk driver blamed for early morning wrecks

A drunk driver hit at least three vehicles between Gough Red Hill Road and Wrens. And there could be more. Jerry Patterson, 56, was hospitalized in Jefferson County early Saturday morning after finally stopping his car in Wrens. More...

Jurors drawn for Superior Court session

Jurors have been drawn for the April 2014 term of Superior Court criminal/ civil session with Judge J. Wade Padgett presiding. Jurors are to report 9:30 a.m., Monday, Sept. 8 to the Burke County Courthouse in Waynesboro. More...

From the Blotter

ROAD HOG A Waynesboro woman took a ride on the wild side. Her Caddy took a hard knock late one night on Story Mill Road when some type of animal ran broadside into it. According to the report, the driver suspected it was a wild hog. More...

Obituaries

Isabel L. Edmond

Isabel L. Edmond of Waynesboro died August 30, 2014 at her home. She was born in 1932 in Montgomery, Alabama to late James P. and Isabella Ledyard. More...

Gussie Bell Dishmond

Mrs. Gussie Bell Dishmond of Millen, Ga. entered into eternal rest on Saturday, August 30, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 6, 2014 at Brown Grove Baptist Church in Augusta, Ga. More...

Irene Lewis Reese

Mrs. Irene Lewis Reese of Keysville, Ga. entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, August 26, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 12 noon Saturday, September 6, 2014 at Pine Hill Baptist Church in Waynesboro, Ga. More...

School News

Blakeney Elementary STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

Blakeney Elementary School recognized their Students of the Month for August. More...

Edmund Burke STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

Planters Electric Membership Corporation has announced its August Students of the Month at Edmund Burke Academy. More...