January 28, 2015 RSS feed / News

Old Fella needs foster homes for rescues

A leading local animal rescue group is looking to the community to provide foster homes for rescued dogs. More...

GEORGIA FIELD TRIALS

GEORGIA DERBY CLASSIC First place in the Georgia Derby Classic went to Southern Sparklin, a pointer female shown at left with George Tracy. More...

REAL ESTATE SALES

The following are property sales, as recorded by Burke County Board of Assessor’s Office: • Elizabeth George Allen to Cleve Mobley and Marlette Mobley; Nov. 14, 2014; parcel 025-004 (part of); 53.91 acres; $62,760 • Otis F. More...

Burke Co. 4-H, FFA dairy show team turning heads

The Burke County Dairy Show team is making a name for itself. Earlier this month, 23 Burke County 4-H and FFA members traveled to Perry to exhibit their commercial dairy heifers at the Houston County FFA Dairy Show. More...

“Ole School” ball to benefit Relay

BASKETBALL TOURNEY

There will be Wolves, Hurricanes, Eagles and Bears. On March 28, Watkinsville Baptist Church’s Relay Committee will turn back the clock for its second annual “Ole School” basketball game. More...

GOING NATURAL

Waynesboro begins changeover to CNG

Waynesboro has begun the transition. Last Tuesday night, City Council unanimously approved the purchase of its first vehicle powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). More...

UNDER THE GOLD DOME

News from the State Capitol

The Gold Dome started buzzing once again last Monday as Senators and Representatives gathered in their chambers to mark the beginning of the 153rd Legislative Session. More...

Crockett, Jenkins remain chairs of county boards

Burke County Board of Commissioners and Board of Education will continue under the same leadership. Board members elected their leaders at their regular meetings this month. More...

FAIR GAME

Girard church offers free hunter education course

Corinth Christian Church members are sticking to their guns. For the sixth straight year, the Girard congregation is partnering with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources to offer a twoday hunter safety class and exam. More...

Inspiring Minds

Young artists at Burke County High School are earning accolades for their work and the program is growing like never before. More...

Coach looks back, shirt by shirt

425 STORIES

Edmund Burke Academy assistant headmaster Ray Miller had a story to tell his students. Actually, he had 425 of them. More...

Burke 4-Hers to sell plants, shrubs

GREEN FOR GREEN

The Burke County Extension Office will offer a variety of plants, shrubs and fruit trees during their annual sale to raise funds for Burke County 4-H programs. More...