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New Development Director named

A Savannah woman will lead Burke County’s economic development efforts. Jessica A. More...

News

DROPPING BOMBS IS HIS BUSINESS

It's all about the bombs.  Waynesboro native Aldriick Kittles, 21, spends his days at the U.S. More...

Palmetto Pipeline decision appealed

Palmetto Pipeline owners have not given up.  They have appealed the Georgia Department of Transportation’s June ruling denying the firm a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity. More...

School board to pass $46.8 million plan

A $46.8 million spending plan is on the table for Burke County schools.  The Board of Education is set to vote on the final adoption of their annual budget at a called meeting next Monday at 5 p.m.  More...

For The Record

CLEAN SWEEP

Drug sniffing dogs had a slow day in Waynesboro. Last Thursday, canine teams scoured the parking lots and common areas at a number of public housing complexes but came up empty handed. More...

Four indicted for crimes against children

A Burke County Grand Jury had indicted two men and two women for crimes against children.  In the four unrelated cases, both men are both accused of sex crimes and both women are accused of child cruelty.  The most serious charges were off More...

Driver targeted by Highway 23 shooter

Deputies are looking for a gunman who drives a green truck.  They were summoned for help just before 1 a.m. More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24  Young Adults Human Board Games will be held at the Burke County Library, 3:30-5 p.m. Youth, grades 6-12, will act as their own game pieces in the life-sized board game.  THURSDAY, JUNE 25   More...

People

PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

Wesley Oellerich   Wesley Oellerich of Hephzibah graduated from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina. He received a BSCE in Civil Engineering. More...

SCORCHERS

Heat wave hovers as summer just begins

The heat is scorching and the humidity has been nearly suffocating. More...

DEEP SOUTH TO SOUTH KOREA

Local officials travel to Asia to talk nuclear

They were the only two Americans, and they were there to talk about nuclear power.  Waynesboro Vice-Mayor Herman Brown and City Administrator Jerry Coalson recently returned from Busan, South Korea where they met with 28 delegates from around th More...

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DADDY'S WAY

“Dad, can we get a pizza from A and A for dinner?”  More...

WITNESS

“I forgive you! Every fiber of my body hurts and I will never be the same. As we said in the Bible Study, we enjoyed you but may God have mercy on you.”   More...

Obituaries

Francis Quick “Frankie” McClellan

Mrs. Francis Quick McClellan “Frankie”, 82, of Waynesboro, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Saturday, June 20, 2015. She was born in Vidette, Ga. on June 24, 1932 to the late R. More...

Ann Hogan

Mrs. Ann Hogan, 78, passed away at her home, Tuesday, June 23, 2015. More...

Helen Meeker

Mrs. Helen Meeker, age 91 of Griffin, passed away Friday, June 19, 2015 at Brightmoor Hospice.  More...

Church News

Vacation Bible School

Rosemont Baptist  Rosemont Baptist Church will continue Vacation Bible School June 24-26, from 6-8:20 p.m. each night. Music camp for preschoolers ages 3-5 will he held July 5-8. More...

CHURCH NEWS

Barrett Grove  Barrett Grove Baptist Church will hold its Annual Revival, 7:30 p.m. nightly, June 22-26. Guest revivalist is Rev. John Lumpkin, Sr. Pastor of the Fairfield Baptist Church.  McCullough Baptist  More...

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