September 28, 2016 RSS feed / News

CONCRETE NATION

San Antonio. West Palm Beach. Orlando. A Burke County business is at the foundation of some of the nation’s largest construction projects. More...

WHAT’S FOR LUNCH?

Next week’s elementary school lunch menu for Burke County Public Schools: MONDAY: Fruit & Cheese Plate w/ graham crackers or Spicy Chicken Filet Sandwich Choices: Macaroni & Cheese, House Salad, Cabbage, Oranges, Fruit Cobbler More...

Saddle Up for the Rodeo

4th annual rodeo is coming in October

Cowboys and cowgirls, prepare to saddle up for this year’s Burke County Hat and Spur Ranch Pro Rodeo. This event, hosted by resident cowboy Leroy Lane, will be back for a fourth year on Oct. More...

Thank You

The family of the late Honorable Pauline W. Jenkins wishes to express our sincere appreciation for the many acts of kindness, messages of sympathy, and visits during our time of bereavement. More...

Georgia Power offers fall planting guide to ensure reliability

Georgia Power works every day to keep reliability high across the state, and during fall planting season, reminds customers that making the right landscaping choices can decrease the likelihood of a power outage. More...

Bird Dog breakaway

THE WINNERS 5K CHAMPS Overall Aaron Baulos: 19:31 Kori Guyton: 20:58 14 & Under Hunter Via: 23:32.3 Kallie Dailey: 25:36.8 15-18 Years Christopher Egan: 22:14.1 Samantha Mallard: 26:19.2 More...

GSU interns introduce seasonal recipes to BC school menus

Dietetic interns from Georgia Southern University partnered with Burke County Public Schools to create nutritious recipes inspired by local seasonal ingredients. This took place as schools nationwide gear up for Farm to School month in October. More...

Flashback

MORE THAN AN EDUCATION

Back in high school, Charles Green Jr. learned about teamwork while performing with Jean Barefield’s chorus. “She taught us that if we couldn’t do it together, we couldn’t do it at all,” he said. More...

Annexation of property could increase the size of Waynesboro

The City of Waynesboro could soon grow by 494 acres. Several years ago the Burke County Development Authority purchased what is called the Raymond Industrial Park and now wants the city to annex the property. More...

Luminary ceremony on the front lawn of Trinity Hospital

Trinity Hospice will host its 20th Annual Night of Remembrance Luminary Ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, at 7 p.m. on the front lawn of Trinity Hospital of Augusta. More...

BCHS students will showcase Silly Scenes production

The Burke County High School Thespian Society and Bear Stage Players will present a showcase production called Silly Scene 16 on Thursday and Friday, Sept. 29 and 30, at 7 p.m. in the James D. Smith Auditorium. More...

THE DRIFTERS

Rock & Roll Hall of Famers coming to town

The Drifters, one of Rock & Roll’s founding vocal groups, is once again touring the U.S. and will be appearing as the opening concert of the Waynesboro- Burke Concert Series on Monday, Oct. 3. More...

Sam Kyzer sharpens rural advocacy skills

ASFMRA Leadership Institute helps experts navigate issues affecting rural assets

Sam Kyzer of Waynesboro, Georgia recently joined 25 other farm managers, rural appraisers and ag consultants in the nation’s capital for a week of leadership training, issues education, legislative networking and policy insights. More...

R.E. BLAKENEY CLASS OF 1966 REUNION

On September 2-4, the R.E. Blakeney Class of 1966 came together to celebrate their 50th class reunion. They enjoyed a weekend filled with fun that ended with service at Noah’s Ark Baptist Church. More...