June 20, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

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Local brothers saddle up for the world’s largest junior high rodeo competition

Local twin brothers are getting ready to compete in the annual National Junior High Finals Rodeo (NJHFR) competition in Huron, South Dakota.  Travis and Trevor Williams, 12, say they’re excited to be competing in the NJHFR finals along wit More...

Registration open for Wimberly House summer camp

The Wimberly House is gearing up for a week filled with fun and learning.  The local ministry’s annual summer camp is slated for July 23-27, and organizers are excited for what’s in store this year.  More...

State patrol seeking recruits

The Georgia Department of Public Safety is continuing its recruitment efforts to fill hundreds of trooper positions statewide.  More...

For The Record

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 74 patients' calls the week ending June 17.  Of those, 48 were transported, including 33 to Augusta hospitals and one to another out of county hospital. More...

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT JUNE 25

Jurors have been drawn for the April 2018 term of Superior Court criminal/civil session with Judge John Flythe presiding. Jurors are to report at 9 a.m. Monday, June 25 to the Burke County Courthouse.  More...

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS•JUNE 11-17

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Director of animal services resigns after seven months

Seven months and some $75,000 later, Burke County is without an animal services director, a position that took years to create and finally fill.  More...

Growth continues in Industrial Park

New construction is a sign of economic growth and prosperity throughout Waynesboro and Burke County. More...

Editorial

COGNITIVE TRAINING UNLOCKS EASIER LEARNING. TRY THIS!

Ever wonder exactly how your brain works? Here’s an exercise that will help you understand how your brain learns.  Exercise #1: as fast as you can, spell your first name out loud. Was that easy? Probably and here’s why.  More...

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LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – JUNE 25, 2008  Bobby Tremaine Douse, Ernest Lamont Abrams, Jr. and Johnny Lee Wilson were indicted on five counts of theft by taking in relation to the theft of copper from farm equipment.   More...

Obituaries

Carl Wayne Thames

Carl Wayne Thames “Tater”, age 44, of Moore, Oklahoma, formerly of Alexander, Georgia entered into rest Thursday, June 14, 2018 in Norman, Oklahoma.  More...

Virginia Pullen Palmer

Virginia Pullen Palmer, 93, formerly of Waynesboro, GA, died Sunday, June 17, 2018, at her home at Brandon Wilde where she resided for the past 15 years.  More...

Dale B. DeLaigle

Dale B. DeLaigle, 64, entered into rest Monday, June 18, 2018. She was a lifelong resident of Burke County. She was a graduate of Waynesboro High School Class of 1972 and a graduate of Augusta Technical College. More...

Church News

Church News

3-Night Revival  New Life Missionary Baptist Church, 840 Academy Avenue, Waynesboro will hold its annual 3-Night Revival June 20-22. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Cedrick Carswell, pastor of Church of the Living Word, Wanesboro. More...