October 1, 2014 RSS feed / News

Need a coat?

With the weather on the brink of turning cooler, two ministries are teaming up to provide coats to local families. More...

BURKE MEDICAL CENTER

Sign-up begins for breast cancer awareness event

A serious showing of support is being planned to combat a silent killer. A team of employees at Burke Medical Center is planning the third annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk and Health Fair. The event is set for Saturday, Oct. More...

HOUSE FULL OF HISTORY

Williams Antiques back in business

The house itself is more than a century old. And it’s filled wall-to-wall with history-rich and heirloom antiques, many of them dating back to the 1800s and beyond. More...

Healthy Start receives 5-year funding

The Enterprise Community Healthy Start Project (ECHS) will be around Burke County for a while. More...

Reports shows Burke Medical Center provides jobs, generates $11 million for local and state economy

In 2012, Burke Medical Center in Waynesboro generated more than $11 million in revenue for the local and state economy according to a recent report by the Georgia HospitalAssociation, the state’s largest hospital trade association. More...

MEN WHO COOK

Tailgate Edition

Danny Bonnell Age: 60Asphalt Area Manager, E.R. SnellGo-to tailgate chef at Burke County High Schoolfootball games Favorite Teams: More...

Help with heat

The City of Waynesboro is working with the Heating Energy Assistance Team (HEAT) to ensure senior citizens and families in Burke County have heated homes this winter. More...

Fair Weather

The fair is in the air again. The Burke County Exchange Club Fair will be back on the midway, Tuesday, Oct. 7 through Saturday, Oct. 11. Gates open at 5:45 p.m. weekdays and 3 p.m. Saturday. For more information, see page 8B. More...

$64 MILLION

County’s spending plan gets final nod

A plan for spending $64 million in public funds in Burke County was quietly made official. More...

St. Michael’s celebrates 125 years

St. Michael’s Episcopal Church celebrated its 125th anniversary Sunday with a special visit and reflection by former rector the Rev. Gene Paradise. More...

WHERE DID THEY GO?

Burke sees labor force shrinkage

Burke County’s unemployment rate dropped … but so did its labor force. From July to August, the pool of employable residents fell from 9,689 to 9,392, according to preliminary statistics from the Georgia Department of Labor. More...

Farm Bill provision allows early termination for certain CRP contracts

Producers who are enrolled in certain practices through the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) can apply for early contract termination, as required by the 2014 Farm Bill, according to USDA Georgia Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Fred H More...

REAL ESTATE SALES

The following are property sales, as recorded by Burke County Board of Assessor’s Office:  Danny J. More...

Scenes from the 7th annual Bird Dog Breakaway

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