September 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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Feeling blue?

Get your fill of bluegrass at the Waynesboro Opry this Saturday from 6-9 p.m. when Palmetto Blue comes to town. More...

Loaded up?

The Burke County landfill will start opening the first Saturday of every month, beginning October 3. The landfill will accept waste from 7 a.m.-noon on those days. More...

Eye for art?

Go ahead and mark your calendars for the next art show to be hosted by Schweitzer Art Glass in downtown Waynesboro. More...

Obituaries

Virginia E. Buxton

Virginia Edwards Buxton of Sardis, Ga., age 83, passed away on Friday, August 28, 2015, at University Hospital in Augusta. She was born in Egypt, Effingham County, Georgia on June 23, 1932, to the late Eula Bell Mills and Oswald Daniel Edwards, Sr. More...

Viola Haynes

Funeral services for Mrs. Viola Haynes of Waynesboro, Ga. will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at Antioch Rock Creek Baptist Church, 151 Rocky Creek Church Road in Waynesboro, Ga. Interment will be in the church cemetery. More...

Wayne Harris

Funeral services for Mr. Wayne Harris of Waynesboro, Ga. will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, September 3, 2015 at McElmurray Spring Branch Baptist Church, McElmurray Spring Branch Church Road, Waynesboro, Ga. More...

Nine candidates qualify for office

14 POSTS STILL UP FOR GRABS

During the first two days of qualifying, nine candidates committed to making a run for city office.  Among the hopefuls are two political newcomers.  In Waynesboro, resident Bill Alston, a longtime municipal government watchdog, will see hi More...

YOUR TAX DOLLARS Pay raises, new jobs, hospital support

Commissioners propose spending plan for upcoming year

Commissioners are poised to pass a $62 million spending plan that will mean higher pay and more positions in the county government.  More...

Editorial

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FOR THE AGES

I was sitting in my rocker on the north porch. The rocker has been with me for decades, bought with money that Daddy gave me for a wedding present. More...

DISCONNECTED

Being disconnected is an unpleasant condition. Many of us are familiar with or experienced having a phone disconnected, electricity cut off, or family relations disrupted. More...

Sports

LADY BEARS LOOK AHEAD FOR FIRST REGION WIN

The Lady Bears have a week of non-region games after playing their first 3-AAAA opponent last Thursday. Burke County High School’s softball team took on Liberty County in a region doubleheader but fell 8-0 and 8-3. More...

SMITHMOBLEY WIN 23RD ROTARY CLASSIC

Bernie Smith, left, and Daniel Mobley posted a 27-hole total of 87 (21 under par) for a 2-stroke victory over Matt Marchman and Jon Wingate in the Waynesboro Rotary Club Classic Golf Tournament. More...

LAST MINUTE LAUNCH

Bears claim win over Jefferson in final seconds

Burke County High School’s Bears ( 3- 0) defeated Jefferson County’s Warriors Friday night in their home opener 24-22. More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

NOW   Free HIV Testing is offered at the Burke County Health Department. Testing does not require needles, and results are available in 20 minutes. Call 706-554-3456 for testing days and times.   More...

Legals

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