2013-06-26 / Burke Happenings

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A Basic Floral Design Course will be taught through Augusta Technical College’s Continuing Education program. Registration has begun for the classes, which will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-8 p.m., July 9, 11, 16 and 18. The course, which is taught by Melinda Prescott, introduces students to career possibilities in the floral industry and provides basic instruction on design techniques. Cost is $75 and students must bring their own wire cutters. Other materials are provided. Call 706-437-6801 or register at office on Highway 24 South in Waynesboro.

EBA’s Class of 1973 is planning a 40-year reunion on homecoming weekend, October 19. Classmates are asked to email their contact information to dcarr@whbass.com for updates and more information.

Student Records relating to Special Education Services for individuals who will turn 22 on or before June 30 will be destroyed by the Burke County Board of Education after August 2. Anyone wishing to retrieve his/her personal records may contact Pam Lambert or Wayne Hickman at 706- 554- 6306.


Waynesboro Lions Club will meet, 5:30 p.m., Thursday June 27 at The Lake Restaurant. All members and those interested in joining are encouraged to attend.


A Clothes Giveaway will be held at Lewis Holy Temple on Seventh Street in Waynesboro at 10 a.m. The free service is provided through Christian Believers Outreach Mission and will include sizes for all ages, as well as shoes and household items.


Mad Anthony’s Big Boom, an Independence Day celebration and fireworks show, will be held, 6 p.m., at the Burke County Recreation Department. The Waynesboro Downtown Development Authority is sponsoring the event, which includes old fashioned games, waterslides and contests, followed by fireworks at sunset.


Tours of the Dell-Goodall House in Screven County will be held, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. by the Brier Creek DAR. The Highway 24 house (at Highway 301 intersection) is the only building left standing in what was Jacksonboro - Screven County’s first county seat. Lorenzo Dow cursed the town and within 20 years every building was gone except the Dell-Goodall.


WHAT’S NEXT is a complimentary service for non-profit Burke County groups hosting free public events. A fundraising event with an admission fee may be included for $10 per week, paid in advance. Announcements may be emailed to truecitizennews@live.com, faxed to 706-526-4779 or dropped off at our Shadrack Street office. Our deadline is noon Thursday.

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