July 23, 2014 RSS feed / News

IS YOUR 4-YEAR-OLD ENROLLED?

Parents encouraged to enroll children in pre-K

In most Georgia counties, parents wonder whether their 4-year-olds might have a chance to attend pre-kindergarten. With enough slots to serve only a fraction of eligible children, those counties rely on lottery or first come, first serve admissions. More...

Book bag giveaway is Saturday at So. Bank

CHRISTIAN EXTRAVAGANZA

When you talk to volunteers about their upcoming book bag giveaway they sound as excited as … well, children. More...

Summer fun & safety talks

New Birth Missionary Baptist Church kept neighborhood kids busy with a summer day camp. Children of all ages participated in a range of fun and educational activities. Above, the firefighters from the Waynesboro More...

Vogtle Unit 2 marks 25 years of operation

As Plant Vogtle continues to make headlines by building two new units, one of its operating reactors has marked 25 years of producing power. This summer marks the 25th anniversary of the start of operations of Unit 2 at Plant Vogtle. More...

Girard author debuts new novel

A Burke County novelist and playwright is making a name for herself. Girard resident Teresa L. More...

Burke County bred inventor has new book to crow about

A celebrated scientist has a new creation. Dr. Marcus Borom may hold patents for inventions like General Electric’s pneumatic analogue decompression instrument - but he’s holding even closer to memories from his Burke County boyhood. More...

Donate school supplies at Walmart Saturday

STUFF THE BUS!

One bus … four hours. This Saturday, volunteers will try to collect enough school supplies to fill a big yellow school bus. The annual Stuff the Bus event will be held outside the Walmart in Waynesboro from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. More...

Film producer helps Golden Harvest

A Hephzibah film maker who is documenting peanut butter production from the field to the jar is making progress on his project. More...

between the bookshelves

Young readers have had a summer of lively Fridays through the Burke County Library’s Summer Reading Program. More...