April 16, 2014 RSS feed / News

Pros to help landowners plan ahead

YOUR LAND, YOUR WISHES?

Landowners who want to pass their property down have a chance to learn more about the process at a workshop in Waynesboro next week. An estate planning workshop will be hosted at the Burke County Office Park next Thursday, April 24. More...

Lack of steam pressure caused Unit 2 shutdown

The loss of steam pressure was the culprit behind the unexpected shutdown of Plant Vogtle’s Unit 2 reactor last Tuesday. Unit 1 was already down for refueling and maintenance. More...

Hopeful Baptist

then & now Dr. Edmund Byne of Burke County was a leader in the establishment of Hopeful, though he died in 1814 just before the church was formally organized. The longtime minister was buried in an unmarked grave on the property, Lowe said. More...

BCHS - GEORGIA FARM BUREAU ART CONTEST WINNERS

Burke County High School students earned the top three places in the county for their entries in the Georgia Farm Bureau art contest. BCHS junior, Kayla Dixon, won first place and a $50 check and certificate. More...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

The following are property transfers, as recorded by Burke County Board of Assessor’s Office:  Secretary of HUD to Bernice Butler; Jan. More...

Volunteers sought for Aug. 2 homecoming

CELEBRATION IN SARDIS

A homecoming is on the calendar. Residents in Sardis are putting together plans for a big August 2 celebration and are searching for volunteers to help make it happen. “Sardis has a lot of history,” organizer Bobby Johnson said. More...

EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE AT BARK CAMP CHURCH

Easter sunrise service will be held at historic Bark Camp Church Sunday, April 20 at 7 a.m. The church is located off Hwy. 56 North of Midville on Bark Camp Church Road. More...

NRC to discuss Vogtle performance

Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials have scheduled an open house for April 24 to provide information on the agency’s assessment of the two operating units at the Vogtle nuclear plant during 2013. More...

Burke 4-Hers compete at state in dairy judging

Half a dozen Burke County 4- Hers traveled to Athens to compete in the State 4-H Dairy Judging Contest. This event is held annually in conjunction with the UGA Spring Dairy Show at the UGA Animal and Dairy Science Arena. More...

Georgia Cities Week

Waynesboro is celebrating Georgia Cities Week with a full slate of community events centered around this year’s theme, “People, Place and Purpose!” tours, tours, tours All week, all facilities More...

Waynesboro officials participate in telethon-style housing counseling

CALL-IN TO CONNECT APRIL 24

Last year, one in every 961 homes in Georgia was in some stage of foreclosure. It was even worse in the CSRA. More...