November 26, 2014 RSS feed / News

Burke Medical CEO recieves ACHE Regent’s Award

Douglas C. Keir, chief executive officer of Burke Medical Center, received the American College of Healthcare Executives Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award Nov. More...

Scenes from the Good Company concert hosted by the Waynesboro-Burke Concert Series

Nashville musicians Good Company filled the house for an evening concert last Tuesday at the Burke County Office Park. More...

“Bench warrant” scam hits Burke Co.

Burke County deputies are warning residents of a new “scare tactic” telephone scam. According to Sgt. More...

COMMISSIONERS SPLIT ON TAX RATE

Property owners may not catch tax break after all

Burke County property owners may not get a generous tax break after all. Commissioners have opted not to scale back a portion of the property tax rate despite urging from the board’s chairman. More...

FROM PRISON TO POPULOUS

Nov. 30 program focuses on reentry into community

They’ve served their time … now what? This Sunday, an eclectic group of educators, ministers and former-felons will discuss the reentry of prisoners into the community. More...

DOWNTOWNNOTES

The Mayor’s Annual Festival of Trees will begin on Monday, Dec. 1. More...

REAL ESTATE SALES

The following are property sales, as recorded by Burke County Board of Assessor’s Office:  Otis F. Askin to Jeanne N. Pedigo; Aug. 18, 2014; parcel 028-028X (part of); 7.10 acres; $21,000  Jean M. Barrentine to George I. Tedder; Sept. More...

Deputies recover $11,000 from Keysville telephone scam

Burke County deputies recovered $11,000 that was stolen from an 83-year-old New York woman in a telephone scam. They got involved after Freeport, N.Y. police investigators informed them the cash was mailed to a home in Keysville. More...

Burke Co. Grand Jury returns True Bills

The October 2014 Term Superior Court Grand Jury returned the following True Bills of Indictments during an Oct. 30, 2014 session with Judge Albert M. More...