December 17, 2014 RSS feed / News

Former Bear to play in bowl game

He turned heads and broke records as a Bear, and now he’s doing the same at the University of South Alabama.  Terrell Brigham, a 2010 Burke County High School graduate, will play with South Alabama’s Jaguars in their first-ever bowl More...

SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS SWORN IN

Three Burke County Board of Education members took their oath of office Monday as they anticipate beginning their new terms come January. More...

Blanchard and Calhoun opens Waynesboro office

New company, same faces.  Blanchard and Calhoun has set up shop in Waynesboro following the closure of Hawkins and Whitaker Real Estate Company.  Monday’s closing was bittersweet for owner Cathy Hawkins, whose semi-retirement comes j More...

Vogtle milestones celebrated by thousands at the plant

The progress made at Plant Vogtle over the past year was celebrated with thousands of workers who are building the two new nuclear reactors there.  Last Thursday, leaders from Georgia Power and contractors Chicago Bridge & Iron and Westingho More...

Scenes from A Cowboy Christmas

Parade sponsored by Waynesboro's Downtown Development Authority
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Sunday alcohol sales get final approval

Alcohol was more accessible in Burke County last Sunday.  County Commissioners put the final stamp of approval on an ordinance liberalizing alcohol sales in the unincorporated areas of the county.  More...

Burke Medical CEO Doug Keir resigns

The CEO of Burke Medical Center has resigned his position effective Jan. More...

FRANKLIN TAKES OATH

Burke County’s new Solicitor General was sworn in Monday morning. Matthew W. Franklin took his oath in front of family and friends at the Burke County Courthouse and will officially assume his post Jan. 1. More...

COKES FOR A CAUSE

Every sip of soda made a difference when Burke Medical Center employees decided to support a worthy cause this year. More...

Hitting clinic to be offered over the holiday break

Students can stay active while they’re out of school for the holidays.  A Christmas Hitting Clinic will be offered at Burke County High School by the baseball and softball coaches on Dec. More...