November 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Wildlife team headed to Nationals

Under the guidance of coaches Dee McKinney and Buck Marchington, Burke County 4-H’ers competed in and won the State 4-H Wildlife Judging contest, which is often considered the most difficult in judging contests due to the amount of knowledge th More...

News

Community theatre presents spin on classic tale

Tickets on sale now

The long weeks are paying off as lines are memorized and costumes finalized. Soon, the public will get a chance to see what Burke Community Theatre has been working on since September.  More...

CHRISTMAS TOUR OF HOMES

The Burke County Woman’s Club Christmas Tour of Homes will take place Saturday, Dec. 2, from 4-7 p.m. Each week we will display homes featured in the Waynesboro tour. In conjunction with the tour, St. More...

Law enforcement officers meet with state representatives

Seventy law enforcement offi- cers of Georgia to include many sheriffs and chiefs attended an event on Monday, Nov. 20, at the Burke County Office Park to discuss salaries, training and benefits with various Georgia House Representatives.  More...

Sports

Bears win round two of state

The Burke County Bears (12-0) defeated the Cairo Syrupmakers 41-23 in round two of the State AAAA Playoffs Friday night in Burke County.  More...

Spartans clench win against Jaguars

The Spartans of Edmund Burke Academy, led by second year head coach Chance Cofield, began their season this past week hoping to improve from their previous season record of 7-15. More...

Lady Spartans defeat TJA in season opener

The Lady Spartans, coached by Larry Keller and assisted by Ashleigh Jaquess, began their season on Nov. 17. Coming off a winning season with a record of 13-11, the Lady Spartans hoped to continue to be successful this season. More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

FREE THANKSGIVING DINNERS   The Veterans Community Center will hold a Thanksgiving family dinner Wednesday, Nov. 22, from 1-4 p.m. From our veteran family to yours, we invite everyone. More...

School News

BES October Students of the Month

Citizenship was the Positive Character Trait at Blakeney Elementary School for the month of October. These students were chosen based on teacher observations of the studied trait of citizenship. More...

S.G.A. Positive Behavior/Character Cubs for October

“Good Restroom Behavior” was the Positive Behavior/Character trait for the month of October. More...

FCA Students of the Month for October

Faith Christian Academy recognizes these Students of the Month of October for demonstrating reliability.  More...

Weekend busts net five arrests, drugs, guns and thousands in cash

In two days, the narcotics division of the Burke County Sheriff’s Office made five arrests that resulted in the confiscation of numerous drugs, thousands of dollars in cash and dozens of stolen firearms.  More...

Council member called out for ‘harassment, intimidation'

Waynesboro city councilwoman Alberta Anderson was warned during Monday’s council meeting that her behavior has created a hostile work environment and could lead to possible litigation.  More...

Round three: Here they come!

Burke County High School's Bears football team continues on the path to the state championship game after adding another win last week. More...

Editorial

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LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – NOVEMBER 28, 2002  A.K. Hasan announced his intention to seek the State Representative post currently held by Gloria Frazier. More...

MANY, MANY THANKS

This one will be easy.  Folks who write columns, like this one, whether weekly or daily, appreciate when there are built-in topic ideas. More...

For The Record

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS-NOV. 13-19

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Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT NOV. 27

Jurors have been drawn for the Superior Court civil/criminal session with Judge John Flythe, presiding. Jurors are to report 9 a.m., Monday, Nov. More...

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 94 patients' calls the week of Nov. 13-19. Of those calls, 62 patients were transported - 41 to Augusta hospitals. More...

Obituaries

Velma Sowell Gay

Born Aug. 2, 1936, Velma Sowell Gay left her earthly home on Nov. 18, 2017, surrounded by her loving family.  More...

Betty June Odum

Mrs. Betty June Odum passed away on Oct. 16, 2017, at the home of her daughter in Greenwood, S.C. Mrs. Odum was born to Benjamin Dwight Jenkins and Mary Elizabeth Jenkins. More...

Legals

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