November 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

FOOD FOR THE SOUL

Churches serve community for Thanksgiving

Burke County churches are making sure neighbors sit down to a good meal this Thanksgiving. Whether they are hungry for food or hungry for company, volunteers say everyone is welcome. More...

News

FROM ONE DOWNTOWN TO ANOTHER

Renowned artist treasures small town studio

She’s one of only a handful of master glass painters in the United States and is widely recognized as one of the world’s most qualified experts in appraising stained glass. More...

Arson to blame for destruction of historic church

A historic church near Perkins has been reduced to ashes and state officials are calling it arson. More...

County, school tax property rates likely to remain steady

Tax rates for the county and Board of Education will remain steady, if millage rates are adopted as planned next month. Taxpayers will likely have just a few days to settle up before the year’s end, though. More...

Sports

SWEET 16

Bears advance to second round of state playoffs

“Lights out!” That’s what junior ponie Keenan Parker had to say of the Bears’ defense after they defeated the Locust Grove Wildcats 37- 15 Friday night, advancing to the second round of the playoffs. More...

ACADEMIC ACHIEVERS

Eighteen Bears were recognized at the last ballgame for being named to the Principal’s List or Honor Roll during football season.They include, front row: Kadarion Ellison, Brendan Roberson, Kristopher Skinner, Keenan Parker, Jhanile Jones, Marc More...

GOLF SCHOLARSHIP

Mobley signs with Georgia Southern

Edmund Burke Academy’s top golfer will soon be a Georgia Southern Eagle. More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

NOW Blakeney High School’s Class of 1967 is connecting with classmates to celebrate its 47th reunion on Dec. 27. More...

School News

BURKE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

School nutrition director receives excellence award

The nutrition director for Burke County Public Schools has received a national award for her contributions and leadership. More...

FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

STUDENTS RECEIVE DUKE TIP HONORS

Faith Christian Academy recognized 17 students for achieving recognition through Duke University’s Talent Identification Program. These fourth-sixth grade students achieved 95th percentile or higher on their spring Stanford Achievement Tests. More...

THE COUNTY IS WATCHING

Hidden cameras catch illegal dumpers

If seeing is believing, they are out of luck. Since January, 318 residents have been charged with some form of illegal dumping in Burke County. Technology caught most of them. More...

Cox appointed State Court Judge

The wait is over. After nearly 10 months without a State Court Judge, Waynesboro attorney Jackson Cox has been appointed. Governor Nathan Deal called him late yesterday (Tuesday) morning with his decision. More...

Editorial

PLEASE HANG UP

Some days I despise people. Not good because I’m a people person So on the days that I despise people my life pretty much stinks. More...

“WE’RE NOT WORTHY!” “WE’RE NOT WORTHY!”

QUOTE FROM THE MOVIE CLASSIC, WAYNE’S WORLD

So I am driving my son to school this morning when I ask him what he thinks I should write about in my newspaper column this week. More...

Political Cartoon

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For The Record

WHO IS RESPONSIBLE?

Deputies find six dead pit bulls

Burke County deputies want to know who is responsible for the six dead pit bulls they found outside a trailer near Sardis. Last Thursday, an anonymous caller pointed them to the dead animals, which still had chains around their necks. More...

Inmate attacks jailer, attempts to strangle herself

A Burke County inmate tried to strangle herself with a T-shirt. It happened last Thursday afternoon just after 26-yearold Jasmine Manekas allegedly assaulted a female jailer. More...

Burke County Jail Bookings November 10-16

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Obituaries

John Wilder Daniel

John Wilder Daniel, age 80, passed away November 13, 2014 at his home. Born in Waynesboro, Ga., to F. More...

Mamie Lou Buxton

Mrs. Mamie Lou Buxton of Girard entered into eternal rest on Thursday, November 13, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, November 22, 2014 at Smith Chapel AME Church in Girard, Ga. Burial will be in the church cemetery. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Second Antioch Second Antioch Baptist Church, located at 5468 Story Mill Rd., will host the final night of its Fall Revival, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19 with Rev. Robert Stanford of Frazierville Baptist Church. True Foundation More...

Legals

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