February 25, 2015 RSS feed / News

Midville Embezzlement?

Audit complete in GBI investigation

GBI agents may be nearing the end of a theft investigation in Midville. According to Pat Morgan, special agent in charge of the Thomson GBI office, his agency opened the investigation in August 2014 at the request of the Midville Police Department. More...

PLUGGED IN

Weekend retreat for girls focuses on faith

Bullying, temptation and the pressure to impress are just a few of the worries that weigh on the minds of today’s teens. More...

FOR GIRLS ONLY

After-school program gears girls up for STEM

It’s a girls only club. The topics they tackle, though, are aiming them toward maledominated professions. More...

$471,085

That is FEMA’s calculation for the out-of-pocket costs incurred by the City of Waynesboro for the February 2014 ice storm. More...

Scenes from A Taste of Burke County

the annual gala to benefit Wimberly House Ministries

Feb. 21 2015 First Liberty Market More...

African American Heritage Awards

The 89th African American History Month Observance and African American Heritage Awards Program were held February 21 with the theme, “A Century of Black Life, History and Culture.” The event is sponsored by the Burke County Improvement A More...

Burke County author headlines Western magazine

The writings of local historian and True Citizen columnist Michael “Cowboy Mike” Searles are featured in the February 2015 edition of Western Writers of America Roundup Magazine. More...

Officials watching transportation funding bill closely

Two weeks ago, a bill being considered in the House Transportation Committee could have hit Burke County so hard it would have cut the equivalent of an entire county department from the budget. More...

MORE THAN 3,000

That’s the number of teenagers who die each year in crashes caused by texting while driving, compared to the 2,700 killed in drunk driving accidents. More...

Building bigger BEARS

Burke County athletes focus on fueling up

Growing boys…pumping iron, running drills and burning calories like champions. More...