July 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

CALLING ALL CARD CARRIERS

Library breaks ties with East Central system

They were the last rural holdout.  But this month, Burke County officially pulled out of the East Central Georgia Regional Library System, which the local libraries had been a part of for decades.  Burke County switched to the Greater Clar More...

News

SOLID FINISH

Burke student among top at national masonry competition

Brick-by-brick, Lewis Singleton edged out most of his competition, which included many of the best young brick masons in the country.  The 2014 Burke County High School graduate placed 11th in the brick masonry contest at the National SkillsUSA More...

KINGSTON VS. PERDUE

Polls open for next Tuesday's Republican Runoff

Burke County Republicans have a decision to make.  Next Tuesday, they’ll help choose the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate.  All 16 polling places will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. More...

Commission chair first to use Burke’s new MRI

Burke County Commission Chairman Wayne Crockett was the first to be spared a trip to Augusta thanks to a certain new technology at Burke Medical Center.  On Monday, he had an MRI performed in Waynesboro instead of driving to Augusta for the proc More...

For The Record

WHO SHOT WHO?

Gunfire ends Highway 56 party

Deputies are looking for a Burke County man who may have been shot in the head.  Around 1 a.m. More...

BLYTHE HOME INVASION

Burglary suspects identified, wanted

Three burglars are still on the run from a June 19 home invasion ... More...

Jurors drawn for Superior Court session

Jurors have been drawn for the April 2014 term of Superior Court criminal session with Judge Sheryl B. Jolly presiding. More...

OLD & NEW

Stained glass windows bring church’s history to new sanctuary

While the doors to First Baptist Church’s new sanctuary are set to open next month, their congregation will still be surrounded by a bit of history as they worship.  More...

MORE SUNDAY SALES?

Burke voters to decide on local alcohol laws

Voters will have a chance to decide whether alcoholic beverages will be sold on Sundays in the unincorporated parts of Burke County. More...

Editorial

GUIDEBOOK

I’m benevolent by nature.  It’s a fact.  I like to help.  More...

YOU CANNOT BREATHE IN NEW YORK CITY WITHOUT SPENDING MONEY!

Well I thought we were gong to do quite well with our few days in New York City. We were able to purchase inexpensive airplane tickets and we were staying at my aunt’s house in New Jersey. More...

THE POOR AND OURSELVES

We all need measuring sticks to determine our growth and development. In some households a child’s height is marked on a wall or door frame to see how he or she has grown over time. More...

Sports

BASEBALL ALL-STARS

The Burke County Recreation Department had three baseball teams participate in the annual all-star district tournaments. More...

Obituaries

Johnny Mells

Mr. Johnny Mells of Waynesboro entered into eternal rest on Friday, July 11, 2014 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 17, 2014 at New Hope Apostolic Church. Interment will be in Pines cemetery. More...

Johnny Donald Garner

Mr. Johnny Donald Garner of Boston, Massachusetts entered into eternal rest on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 19, 2014 at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. More...

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