October 15, 2014 RSS feed / News

October proclaimed Agritourism Month in Georgia

In recognition of the vital role that the agritourism industry plays in Georgia’s economy, Gov. Nathan Deal proclaimed October as Agritourism Month in Georgia. More...

THE EAGLE HAS LANDED

Employees at Mr. Golf Carts got a rare treat last week when one of the nation’s emblematic birds of prey landed on a power pole near their workshop. More...

Edmund Burke Academy Homecoming 2014

The Spartans celebrated Homecoming last week with Spirit Days, a school-wide pep rally and a Friday night fit for a queen. More...

REUNION ON THE HIGH SEAS

The Waynesboro High School Class of 1982 celebrated their reunion with a “50th birthday” cruise to Jamaica. More...

Blessing of the animals

The annual Blessing of the Animals was hosted by St. Michael’s Episcopal Church last Saturday. Rev. Dr. Jim Shumard led the ceremony, which was open to all community members and their pets. More...

Love Halloween?

Then share the love with Burke County youngsters at Trick or Treat on Liberty Street on Friday, Oct. 31. Organizers are looking for businesses, churches, clubs and volunteers to set up booths and give out candy in downtown Waynesboro from 3 - 5 p.m. More...

WHITE-TAIL TIME

Firearms deer season opens Saturday

Armed men will be roaming the Burke County woods come this weekend ... and quite a few women and children, too. More...

DOWNTOWN NOTES

From the desk of Don Lively, Waynesboro's Downtown Director

The holidays will soon be here and the Waynesboro Downtown Development Authority has several activities planned in the coming months. More...

In with THE OLD

Waynesboro is carving out a niche as a hot spot for antiquing again with the opening of two new downtown antique stores. More...

REAL ESTATE SALES

The following are property sales, as recorded by Burke County Board of Assessor’s Office: • Henry A. Sullivan to Shady Oaks Campground LLC; June 30, 2014; parcel 106-018; 37.76 acres; $72,000  Eddie J. More...

BURKE Outdoors

At right, PJ Baker, 10, of Hephzibah harvested his first buck of the season early Sunday morning on the opening weekend of Georgia’s Youth Firearms Season. More...

40-YEAR REUNION

Waynesboro High School’s class of 1974 celebrated four decades with a class reunion at the Doubletree in Augusta. More...

Scenes from the Burke County Fair

hosted by the Waynesboro Exchange Club Oct. 7-12
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Want to go courting?

Put your tennis passion to the test this weekend at the Bird Dog Open. The tourney will be held at the Citizens Park Tennis Center, Oct. 18-19, and has divisions for adults, high school and middle school. More...