April 27, 2016 RSS feed / News

A Sweeter Downtown

Last Thursday the newest downtown business, Cozy “n” Sweets Cupcakes and More celebrated its grand opening by holding a ribbon cutting ceremony with local officials and Chamber of Commerce members. More...

Frog Wallow Fun Fset in Sardis this Saturday

The old SGA School in Sardis will be the site of the "Frog Wallow Fun Fest" Saturday, April 30. More...

Queensborough sponsors free food distribution

Queensborough National bank is sponsoring a free food distribution on April 30 at the Waynesboro Exchange Club fairgrounds. More...

Arbor Day Planting

Mayor Pauline Jenkins, City Manager Jerry Coalson and Public Works Superintendent Chris Stewart help representatives from the Georgia Forestry Commission plant a Nuttall Oak in the City Park to replace a damaged tree there. More...

FCA’s March Planter’s Students of the Month

Faith Christian proudly recognized the following March Planters Electric Students of the Month for exemplifying this fruit of the Spirit (Gal.5:22): faithfulness. These students were recognized at April's school wide chapel. More...

BBB warns about online job offers

Law enforcement officials, utilities, banks and others in Burke County have been reporting new and innovative ways our local citizens are being scammed. Add to that list "Internet Job Offers." More...

Burke County Schools

Summer lunch program gets share of grant

Burke County Schools are among the recipients of a $200,000 grant from the Georgia Food Bank Association. Half the funds will come from the Arby's Foundation and half from an anonymous family foundation. More...

Controversy erupts over city-owned building

An after school program's lease on a city-owned building is about to expire, and that has led to quite a controversy. The City of Waynesboro owns the building at 567 W. Ninth Street, which formerly housed a public school and the Head Start program. More...

Girl Scout Troop 20734 honors Earth Day

In celebrating Earth Day, Girl Scout Troop 20734 cleaned the park in Sardis Ga. The young girls from S.G.A. More...

Lower gas prices encourage vacations

As Burke Countians join families across the country eagerly await the end of school and the beginning of summer, many of them are making plans to travel with loved ones this year. More...

Local child donates to Wigs for Kids

Wigs for Kids is a non-profit organization that helps children suffering from hair loss by creating wigs made of natural hair for kids. More...

Job opportunities at Fort Gordon

Burke Countians seeking employment are encouraged to take part in a major event at Fort Gordon. More than 60 employers will be recruiting to fill hundreds of job openings at the Fort Gordon Veterans Job Fair on Tuesday, May 3, in Augusta. More...

Optimist Club Awards Local Law Enforcement

At its April 19 meeting the Waynesboro Optimist Club celebrated its Respect for the Law Program by recognizing members of local law enforcement agencies. Each honoree was presented a plaque recognizing their service to the community. More...

Library volunteers needed

Friends of the Burke County Library are looking for a little help. The all volunteer group is seeking new members - local citizens who are interested in reading as well as other projects and workshops which will benefit the library and the community. More...

Ribbon cutting!

The Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of Ayers Law Office, P.C. at 724 East Winthrope Avenue in Millen. Shown, from left, are Mayor King Rocker, attorney Duff B. More...