March 25, 2015 RSS feed / News

PEE-CAN OR PAH-CAHN?

Say it like you farm it

How do you pronounce “pecan”? It may have less to do with the Mason-Dixon line than you think. More...

Q&A WITH THE TAX COMMISSIONER

April 1 is deadline for homestead applications

Next Wednesday is the deadline for Burke County senior citizens to apply for state and local Homestead Exemption for the current tax year. More...

Churches unite for Holy Week Services

March 30-April 3

Christian churches all over the world are preparing to celebrate what they call the most important week of the entire year – Holy Week. According to First Baptist Church of Waynesboro pastor Dr. More...

Plugged in

They were unplugged from their smart phones and Instagram, and plugged in to a full weekend of fellowship, stewardship and worship. More...

FIRST TURKEY

Matthew Hood, 7, killed his first turkey on opening day of the special statewide youth season. He took down the gobbler with his 20-guage from about 30 yards while hunting with his father, Mike Hood, on private hunting land in Burke County. More...

BEACH MUSIC & COUNTRY COLLIDE!

Spring Music Fest turns it up this Saturday

Beach music will meet country this Saturday night. At 6 p.m., Waynesboro will crank up for Spring Music Fest 2015, hosted at the fairgrounds by the Waynesboro Exchange Club and William Mizell Ford More...

WASH UP!

BAS Irrigation donates to FFA livestock facility

The livestock tended by the Burke County FFA will wash up a little cleaner thanks to a donation from a local agribusiness. More...

Burst pipe to blame for school closing

It wasn’t hard to fix. It was hard to reach. Burke County Public School students got an unexpected holiday last Wednesday after a water pipe split just outside the middle school. More...

REAL ESTATE SALES

The following are property sales, as recorded by Burke County Board of Assessor’s Office:  Georgia Sheriff ’s Youth Home Inc. to Kathleen M. Watts; Dec. More...

Local farmer directs funds to St. Jude Children’s Hospital

St. Jude Children’s Hospital has received a $2,500 donation from Burke County farmer Steve Bailey and America’s Farm Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. More...

Burke 4-Hers Visit the Capitol

Seven Burke County 4-H’ers recently visited the state’s capital to take part in Agricultural Awareness Day. Their first stop in Atlanta was the Coverdell Legislative Building where they met with Senator Jesse Stone (R-Waynesboro). Sen. More...