April 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

4-H’ers compete in project achievement

4-H is helping students face their fears and become good public speakers. Public speaking is a skill that can be used in every walk of life. More...

Farm Bureau recognizes Mizell Ford

William Mizell Ford in Waynesboro received prestigious recognition from Farm Bureau last week for its contributions to local members.  More...

Miss Bellamy, Mr. Clark to wed in June

Mr. and Mrs. Tony Bellamy of Swainsboro are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Miss Jamye Bellamy, to Mr. Spencer Clark, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Clark of Millen. More...

For The Record

Jurors drawn for Grand Jury

REPORT APRIL 24

Jurors have been drawn for the April, 2018 term of Grand Jury criminal/civil session, Judge Carl C. Brown Jr. presiding. Jurors are to report at 9 a.m. Monday, April 24 at the Burke County Courthouse.  More...

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT APRIL 24

Jurors have been drawn for the April 2018 term of Superior Court criminal/civil session with Judge Sheryl B. Jolly presiding. Jurors are to report at 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 24, to the Burke County Courthouse.  The jury list includes:  More...

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 87 patients' calls the week of April 9-15. Sixty-three of the calls resulted in transports, with 46 being taken to Augusta hospitals. More...

Obituaries

Jesse Verdery Williams, Jr.

Jesse Verdery Williams, Jr., age 76 of Conyers, died Thursday, April 12, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse and Louise Williams, Sr.  More...

Charles Brown

Waynesboro, GA- Mr. Charles Brown, age 63, entered into eternal rest April 9, 2018. Memorial services will be held Friday, April 20, 2018, 12:00 noon at Phinazee and Son Funeral Home Chapel, 404 West 8th Street, Waynesboro, GA. More...

Pastor Willie Dean Young

Millen, GA- Pastor Willie Dean Young, age 59, entered into eternal rest on April 15, 2018. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 21, 2018, 11:00 a.m. at Miracle Temple Church, 640 Millen Bypass, Millen, GA. More...

School News

BCHS honor grads recognized

Burke County High School Class of 2018 recognized 41 students for being honor graduates during a banquet held last week.  More...

BCHS Students of the Month

Nine Burke County High School students were named “Bears with Character” for the month of March. Students were nominated by the department chairs and were then chosen by administrators.  More...

FLAIR ceremony at EBA

Twenty-five Edmund Burke Academy students have qualified to be inducted into the FLAIR foreign language honors society this year. More...

Music and cars combine in the ’Boro

This Saturday, plan to bring your dancing shoes to town.  Through co-sponsorship with William Mizell Ford, the Waynesboro Exchange Club will present the eighth annual Spring Music Fest, featuring the Swinging Medallions – a beach music-pla More...

Small water line break causes big problems

The water is safe.  A broken water main last Tuesday left the City of Waynesboro under a boil advisory for quite a few days, but city officials assure residents that their water is completely safe now.  More...

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LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – APRIL 23, 2008  Local farmer Lucious Abrams shared his experiences after receiving a kidney transplant. He had been on dialysis for four years prior to the surgery.   More...

HEARTFELT

Three hundred ninety four million two hundred thousand.  Or, 394,200,000.  Heartbeats.  Mine.  That's approximately how many times my heart has beaten since a young surgeon held it in his hands exactly ten years ago this week.&nbs More...

Sports

Spartans lose close game to non-region opponent

On Friday, April 13, the Edmund Burke Academy varsity baseball team (8-8) traveled to Columbia, S.C., to face their opponent from Ben Lippen School. More...

Conner, Quick are region champs

Two Edmund Burke Academy tennis players have added a region title to their belts. More...

EBA track team headed to region meet

After a long spring break, the Edmund Burke Academy track team struggled to stand out. Last Wednesday, they traveled to Bulloch Academy for their final meet before region. More...