May 24, 2017 RSS feed / News

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Waynesboro educator ordained as Episcopal priest

It’s never too late.  Just ask Waynesboro resident Terri Degenhardt.  While her friends are making plans to retire, the 57-year-old college English instructor is looking at life anew.  She was recently ordained as an Episcopal pr More...

Summer Feeding Program to begin Monday

Burke County Public Schools (BCPS) will begin its Summer Feeding Program Monday, May 29. More...

DOT to suspend construction closures during holiday weekend

To ease Memorial Day weekend traffic congestion, the Georgia Department of Transportation is suspending constructionrelated lane closures from noon Friday, May 26 through 5 a.m. More...

ATC Foundation receives $6,000 grant from Dollar General Literacy Foundation

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded the Augusta Technical College Foundation a $6,000 grant to support 150 GED Scholarship Test Opportunities. More...

A short history of Memorial Day

Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America.  More...

Holmes receives nine scholarships at Paine College

Carlton W.E. Holmes racked up on scholarships during Paine College’s Honors Convocation last month, receiving nine in addition to his current track scholarship.  More...

Gilbert receives Rotary's Cliff Hatcher Award

Burke County High School senior Ali Gilbert Jr. More...

SUMMER NUTRITION BUS STOPS

ROUTE 1 Briarwood Aprtment Complex 714 Briarwood Ct. More...

Vans Custom Culture

Five Burke County High School students recently completed a series of designs for the Vans Custom Culture competition. More...

Donations sought for local fireworks show

They’re just over halfway there, but the Waynesboro Downtown Development Authority still needs some cash to pull off its annual fireworks show.  The July 3 extravaganza, dubbed “Mad Anthony’s Big Boom,” comes with an $8,0 More...

Wellness workshops focus on diabetes, hypertension

If you’ve been diagnosed with pre-diabetes, diabetes or hypertension, these upcoming wellness workshops are just for you.  More...

MACEC 2017 ACHIEVER

The Magnolia Acres Community Empowerment Committee recently (MACEC) recognized one of their young adult members who had been in MACEC since 2009. More...

Local Tractor Supply store helps raise funds for 4-H

4-H youth from Burke County and all across Georgia will have countless opportunities to learn valuable life skills this summer, thanks to more than $825,000 donated by Tractor Supply Company customers earlier this year.  More...

And the winner is …

Thanks to McKenzy Wimberly’s creativity, she and her classmates recently enjoyed an ice cream party sponsored by First National Bank of Waynesboro. More...

Burke County 2017 graduate speaks at Optimist meeting

Burke County High School 2017 graduate Breon Evans recently spoke at the Waynesboro Optimist Club. Evans received a number of awards and scholarships. He plans to enter the Army Reserves and to pursue his education at Morehouse College. More...

EXTRA! EXTRA! Read all about it!

Kay Knight's kindergarten class at Waynesboro Primary School is full of budding journalists. These students published their own newspaper, entitled Kni ght's Little Reporters, complete with news stories and advertising. More...

SCENES FROM Community Bash 2017

The Concerned Citizens of Burke County threw a huge party for local kids last week to commemorate the end of another school year. More...