May 20, 2015 RSS feed / News

FIDDLES, FROGS AND FIREFIGHTERS

Friday fun begins at Library

There are prizes in store for children who turn pages at the Burke County Library this summer. More...

Burke Retired Educators applauded at state convention

Georgia Retired Educators Association recently convened at Lake Lanier Islands in Buford for its Annual Convention. More...

MACEC TAKES TRIP TO SKATELAND

The (MACEC) Magnolia Acres Community Empowerment Commmittee treated a group of Burke County students with a trip to Skateland as part of its Earn Your Points program for honor roll, principal's list, perfect attendance, good behavior, community servi More...

ROUNDING UP BUSINESS

Dozens of businesses were on hand Tuesday afternoon for the Burke County Chamber of Commerce's first expo, showcasing products and services available in the community. More...

FINAL DAY FLASHBACK

This photo was taken on the last day of school decades ago at Blakeney Junior High School. Local students will celebrate the end of this school term later this week when all public and private schools release for the summer. More...

TALKING TURKEY

Full slate of events set for Saturday

Turkeys will be the talk of downtown Saturday when two National Wild Turkey Federation events are hosted at the First Liberty Market in Waynesboro. More...

12 CAR PILE UP

Burke County’s first Twelve Car Pile Up was a winner. According to co-organizer Rob White, nearly 30 car and truck owners brought out their wheels for Saturday’s debut of the casual cruise-in. More...

LUNCH & LAWMAKERS

Local leaders and state lawmakers broke bread together last week during the Burke County Chamber of Commerce’s Legislative Luncheon. More...

Layoffs at Vogtle “part of process”

A spokesman for Chicago Bridge & Iron Company (CB&I), primary contractor for construction of Plant Vogtle Units 3 & 4, said this week that the company is planning a “small workforce reduction at the site – fewer than 5 percent More...