April 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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ART SHOW DOWNTOWN

Artists, author to be showcased Sunday in Waynesboro

The 1974 Seagraves fire truck is here. A shiny Model A will soon be parked beside it on the edge of Liberty Street in the center of downtown. More...

Andrew leaves nationwide legacy in rural electrification

The nation lost one of its top leaders in rural electrification. Jim Andrew, 78, of Birdsville, died Tuesday, April 14 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. More...

IF I WERE MAYOR

Mayor Pauline Jenkins got some new ideas about running the City of Waynesboro. More...

For The Record

Sardis stabbing case takes a twist in court

A different story unfolded in court Monday about a Florida man accused of a stabbing and carjacking in Sardis. More...

From the Blotter

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Jurors drawn for Grand Jury; report April 28

Jurors have been drawn for the April 2015 term Superior Court Grand Jury with Judge Daniel J. Craig presiding. Jurors are to report, 9 a.m., Tuesday, April 28 to the Burke County Courthouse in Waynesboro. The list is as follows: More...

Obituaries

Diane Edmonds

Diane Edmonds of Waynesboro, 62, died Thursday, April 16, 2015 after, at Hospice Savannah after a short illness, surrounded by her family. She lived in Waynesboro for the past 35 years. She was of the Baptist faith. More...

Joan Lorraine Neidert Kesterton

Joan Lorraine Neidert Kesterton, 83, entered into rest on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at Georgia Regents Medical Center in Augusta, Ga. Mrs. Kesterton was born in Niagara Falls, New York on August 11, 1931. Mrs. More...

James McRae Andrew

James McRae Andrew, 78, of Birdsville, Ga., died Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta surrounded by his family. More...

Legals

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Smith honored for 50 years in Rotary

The Waynesboro Rotary Club has recognized its longest serving member for his many contributions to the club and community. Retired educator James D. More...

Commissioners deny seniors school tax refunds

PROPERTY TAX APPEALS

It’s a different story this go around. Burke County Commissioners have drawn the line on granting school tax refunds to seniors who overpaid the past several years. More...

Editorial

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SOLITUDE

“It’s bullbat time, boys.” That was Daddy. I heard him say that dozens of times, my brothers probably heard it hundreds. More...

IS VOTING A PRIVILEGE, DUTY, OR A RIGHT?

Registering to vote and going to the polls are legal duties in Australia for citizens aged 18 and over, and failing to do so can result in a fine and potentially a day in court. More...

Sports

REGION CHAMPIONS

Lady Bears continue dominance on the golf course

The Lady Bears have done it again. Burke County High School’s girls golf team has another trophy to add to the case after claiming the 3-AAAA championship at the region tourney Tuesday. More...

Burke Co. claims trophies in region tennis

The Lady Bears topped Griffin in the first round of Class AAAA state tennis tournament Monday. More...

ALL STAR PERFORMANCES

Burke County Region MVP Tristan Hunter had a big game Saturday as a starter for the Georgia team in the CSRA All-Star Classic. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Mills Grove Spring Revival Mills Grove Baptist Church of Sardis will hold the final night of its Spring Revival, 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 22. Guest speaker is Rev. Chavous Boyd. A Candlelight Communion Service will be held, Sunday, April 26. More...

School News

LEARNING ABOUT THE LOW COUNTRY

Edmund Burke Academy third graders in Kristy Smith and Ashley Brooks’ classes took a road trip to Savannah and Tybee Island on Friday. More...

EBA STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

Edmund Burke Academy honored its Planters EMC Students of the Month. More...