January 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

REIGNING OVER THE REGION

Lady Bears still at top of region

Despite a tough pair of losses last week, the Lady Bears are still at the top of Region 3-AAAA. More...

News

Men Who Cook

Edition Canine

This self-taught chef has gone to the dogs. For two years, he’s been the fulltime baker for Dixie Dawgs, a local company that turns out tasty, all natural treats for canine clientele. See what he has to say about the gig he’s loving. More...

GOING NATURAL

Waynesboro begins changeover to CNG

Waynesboro has begun the transition. Last Tuesday night, City Council unanimously approved the purchase of its first vehicle powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). More...

UNDER THE GOLD DOME

News from the State Capitol

The Gold Dome started buzzing once again last Monday as Senators and Representatives gathered in their chambers to mark the beginning of the 153rd Legislative Session. More...

For The Record

DISTRICT ATTORNEY TO PROSECUTE

Felonies sought in case of starved dogs

Nearly 12,000 people have signed a petition asking for the maximum sentence in a high profile animal cruelty case. But what happens next will be up to a Burke County Grand Jury. More...

FROM THE BLOTTER

Rain, rain … go away More...

FEB. 2-6

Severe Weather Preparedness Week

Flooding. Tornadoes. Winter Storms. Lightning and Thunder. Each year, Burke County faces the threat of severe and potentially dangerous weather events. More...

Obituaries

Glenda B. Brantley

Glenda B. Brantley, of Waynesboro, Ga. entered into eternal rest January 20, 2015 at the age of 63. She was born in Millen, Ga. on September 21, 1951 and moved to Waynesboro in 1987. More...

Leroy Gardner

Mr. Leroy Gardner of Waynesboro entered into eternal rest on Friday, January 23, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Thomas Grove Baptist Church in Waynesboro, Ga. Interment will be in Pines Cemetery. More...

Alma Dukes

Mrs. Alma Dukes of Waynesboro entered into eternal rest on Saturday, January 24, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, January 31, 2015 at New Springfield Baptist Church in Alexander, Ga. More...

School News

THE EXTRA MILE

BCHS STUDENTS NOMINATED FOR GOVERNOR’S HONORS PROGRAM

Six elite Burke County High School sophomores and juniors were nominated from across the state for the prestigious Governor’s Honors Program (GHP). More...

W-I-N-N-E-R

NUMBER ONE SPELLER

Edmund Burke Academy has a spelling bee winner. Eighth grader Abbigail Adams spelled her way to the trophy and will represent EBA at the next level in March as she competes against other school winners in Augusta. More...

FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

NOVEMBER Faith Christian Academy recognized November students of the month for exemplifying citizenship. More...

Student stabbed in back of head with mechanical pencil

A Burke County High School student was jailed for stabbing her ex-boyfriend in the head with a mechanical pencil. Ianne Smith, 18, was arrested for aggravated assault following the attack last Thursday in the school’s mall area. More...

3 ARRESTED, 1 WANTED

Burke homeowner corners teen burglar

A trio of teen burglars was jailed after a homeowner walked in on their heist. It happened last Wednesday when a new Keys Lane resident came home from work early to find his front window pushed in. More...

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BACK THEN

The young man actually shivered as he stepped into the baptistery that sits above the pulpit at our little country church. More...

JUSTICE IS NOT BLIND

I got served…with jury duty… again. Jury Duty is something that most of us do not look forward to. It is inconvenient and a sacrifice for us and our work. More...

Sports

Bears edge AAAAA Effingham

The Bears took down one of the state’s top AAAAA teams last week. Burke County High School’s boys basketball team (18-2, 5-1) toppled Effingham County 60-57 on the road last Tuesday. More...

Spartans struggle in region

The Spartans fell to 0-4 in region play last week with two losses to tough region opponents. More...

Turnovers prove costly for Lady Spartans in region games

Edmund Burke Academy’s girls basketball team dropped two region games last week when they faced off against Bulloch Academy and Pinewood Academy. More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

SATURDAY, JAN. 31 The Waynesboro High School Class of 1976 reunion meeting will be held, 4-5 p.m., at Waynesboro City Hall. Call class president Audrey Jenkins Lee at 706-289-8631 if you plan to attend. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Endtime Faith Revival Endtime Faith Deliverance Church of Midville will host a revival, 7:30 p.m. nightly, Wednesday, Jan. 28 – Friday, Jan. 30. New Birth Youth Explosion More...

Legals

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