August 5, 2015 RSS feed / News

Ready to reopen?

Burke County Public Schools are all back in session, and Waynesboro’s three private schools are not far behind. More...

Want a discount?

Sign up by Aug. 11 for fall sports with the Burke County Recreation Department and get a 10 percent discount on registration fees. Youth football, soccer, cheerleading, baseball and softball will be starting soon, and registration runs through Aug. More...

PRAYING ALL NIGHT

Waynesboro church to host overnight vigil

Seed of Faith Deliverance Church is pulling an all-nighter.  Beginning at 10:30 p.m. More...

AWAITING TRIAL FOR STARVING DOGS

Crooms arrested for three more felonies

A Burke County man who is facing trial for starving six hunting dogs to death will now answer to three new felony charges.  Stephen Matthew Crooms, 27, turned himself in at the Burke County Jail on Thursday after three warrants for his arrest we More...

It’s a Triple Miracle!

Last Thursday was a success at the Waynesboro Dairy Queen. The Miracle Blizzard helped raise $489 for the Children’s Hospital of Georgia. More...

BERMUDA GRASS STEM FLY AND ARMYWORMS

Dry weather is definitely taking its toll on hay fields in Burke County. There are other challenges, however, that are not as easily seen. It is the time of year to be on the lookout for army worms and now a new pest can cause problems as well. More...

BLAIR RIVERS OPEN FOR BUSINESS

The Burke County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting last Friday for downtown Waynesboro’s newest shop. More...

Have a copy?

Don’t forget to pick up a community calendar courtesy of Southern Bank. The monthly calendar features events, meetings and holidays in the community and local schools. More...

ANIMAL CONTROL SERVICES

Committee to guide county's plan

Constituents will have a say as plans develop for animal control services in Burke County.  County commissioners have already voiced support for funding some type of animal control services in the county’s budget for the upcoming fiscal ye More...

WHAT HAPPENED TO THE DIXIE?

UGA historian to share story of iconic highway to the south

Ever wondered what happened to Georgia’s iconic Dixie Highway?  You can find out Monday, Aug. More...

ROCK, KNIFE AND PVC PIPE

Three injured in Keysville fight

A man was stabbed three times while trying to break up a fight in Keysville.  According to Burke County investigators, two others were also injured during the July 25 scuffle, including a 71-yearold man who was hit over the head with a folding c More...

Burke County youth hit show circuit

The Fall show season has started off strong this year, with 4-H and FFA members competing in shows all around the State of Georgia.  More...

Taking in the sights

Some 41 new Burke County Public School teachers and their mentors boarded a school bus for the annual community tour, introducing them to the communities where many of their students live. More...