February 15, 2017 RSS feed / News

Sheriff addresses Rotarians

Sheriff Alfonzo Williams was guest speaker at Waynesboro Rotary Club this week and told the members about the changes taking place in his office.  More...

Burke County 4-H’ers Succeed in Project Achievement

Public speaking is known to be the number one fear of adults in America. The thought of standing in front of a group of people who are staring and listening to every word is somewhat disconcerting. More...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Editor:  On behalf of the Georgia Field Trial Association I want to thank our individuals and businesses who contributed to the success of our field trials this season. More...

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Community leaders tour Textron’s student work program

A group of community and business leaders recently toured Textron to learn about their new student work/school program, RPM – Reaching Potential through Manufacturing. More...

The Apples of our Eyes

Three Burke County Public School teachers were recently surprised and honored with the WJBF Golden Apple Award. More...

Legislative update

SEN. JESSE STONE

The General Assembly met on Tuesday, Feb. 7, for our 13th day of the 40-day legislative session. Committees have been very busy hearing bills with some passing out of the Senate and moving on to the House for their consideration.  More...

Hiring a restoration contractor

Are you cleaning up after recent storms? Are you deciding who will help with making repairs? Do you worry about who to trust with these important decisions? More...

Field Days Provide Students "Next Step":

Turkey Info included in Some Spring Field Days

Students with a completed hunter education course “under their belt” are eligible to attend a Hunter Education Field Day. More...

Following the pathway to engineering

Five Burke County High School students, who are following the engineering pathway, visited Georgia Power recently, where they spent the day with distribution engineers Zach Bartlett and Justin Lee and distribution supervisor Paul Vaught. More...

WHAT’S FOR LUNCH?

Next week’s elementary school lunch menu for Burke County Public Schools:  MONDAY: NO SCHOOL  TUESDAY: Hamburger Steak w/ roll, or Hummus w/chips, Peanut Butter & Graham Crackers Choices: Steamed Broccoli, Okra & Tomatoes, Sea More...

Spelling champion “SPELLbound USA”

Burke County Middle School sixth-grader Blake Salter, left, won the Burke County Public School District-wide Spelling Bee. Brooke Cliatt, right, an eighth-grader at BCMS, was the runner-up. Students from S.G.A. More...