September 16, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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In memory of Lillian

Hundreds of supporters from Edmund Burke Academy, a number of other schools and neighboring communities turned out Monday for a balloon release in honor of 16-year-old Lillian Reeves, an EBA student who lost her life in a car accident last week. More...

Dust your boots off

The broncs will buck again this fall when the rodeo cowboys return to Burke County. Local cowboy Leroy Lane is asking folks to mark their calendars for Oct. 9 and 10, when he'll host his annual rodeo. More...

Farm Fest & Racks by the Tracks

Katelynn Sturdivant, above left, devoured her watermelon slice to win the Farm Festival's watermelon eating contest for kids’ 10 and under group. Hannah Taylor won the contest among kids over age 10. More...

For The Record

Gunman sentenced for Magnolia Acres shooting

A Waynesboro man who fired a bullet into another’s chest in the Magnolia Acres parking lot was sentenced to prison last Tuesday.  Shaquan Aamad Hines, 21, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault for the August 2014 shooting, in which he criti More...

Abuse of step-grandchildren puts man in prison

A Burke County man will spend five years in prison for crimes against his stepgranddaughters.  Willie Lee Daniels, 69, was charged with four counts of child molestation last March after the two victims, who are now in high school and living in More...

FROM THE BLOTTER

CHICKEN A LA CARTE  More...

Obituaries

Elaine Hillis Bargeron

Mrs. Elaine Hillis Bargeron, 76, passed away Sunday, September 13, 2015 at University Hospital in Augusta, Ga.  More...

Rudy Glisson

W. R. Glisson, Jr. “Rudy”, of Waynesboro, Ga., 63, entered into rest Tuesday, September 8, 2015.  He graduated from Waynesboro High School in 1969 and he graduated with a BBA from the University of Georgia in 1973. More...

Lillian Eliza Reeves

Miss Lillian Eliza Reeves, 16, entered into her eternal home September 7, 2015. She was a native of Bulloch County and was a lifelong resident of Millen. She was a member of Millen United Methodist Church and was active in the youth group. More...

People

Miss Seeger, Mr. Comer exchange vows

Claudia Anne Seeger and Paul Nathan Comer, both of Charleston, exchanged vows at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, August 1, 2015 at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Charleston, SC.  The Reverend Doctor John Hamilton Smith officiated the ceremony.  More...

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SHE STOLE A BUS? - Free Access

Deputies get footage of drunken hit & run

A highly intoxicated Hephzibah woman stole a Burke County school bus … and it’s all on video. More...

ICONIC BUILDING GETS NEW LIFE

Downtown Waynesboro

A downtown building with a storied past gets a fresh start this week when Direct Furniture Outlet opens in the old Goldberg Furniture building on West Sixth Street. More...

Editorial

MILES TO GO

It's been said that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.  Being an avowed vagabond who would rather be traveling than staying home I've always loved that little ditty.  But my most recent road trip should have begun anot More...

Political Cartoon

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WHAT WOULD YOU DO?

There is a popular television show called “What would you do?” The show sets up various scenarios where actors create a scene unaware to passersby or attendees. More...

Sports

Southern Pride

The Pride of Burke County got a taste of college life on Saturday. Burke County High School’s marching band, under the direction of Dashaun McGee, was invited to Georgia Southern University for Southern Pride Band Day. More...

FCA COACHES WARM UP FOR SEASON

Coach Randy Brannen and Coach Tony Baulos set the bar high for Faith Christian Academy's cross country runners. More...

WPS Panda wins annual mascot race

It was every mascot for itself. During half-time of the Burke County vs. North Augusta football game, the Burke County Public School System held its third annual school mascot race.  More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 16   A Community Blood Drive will be held, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., at the Waynesboro Campus of Augusta Technical College. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Antioch Rock Creek  Antioch Rock Creek Baptist Church will continue its 2015 Youth Revival, “More Than Conquerors,” 7 p.m. nightly, Sept. 16-17. Guest speakers include Pastor Bobby Williams Jr. More...

School News

FCA STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

Each month, Faith Christian Academy recognizes students of the month at school wide chapel for exemplifying one of the fruits of the Spirit, according to Galatians 5:22-23, which reads, “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbeara More...