September 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

RUN THE GOOD RACE

Bird Dog Breakaway is Saturday

Runners will be pounding the pavement this Saturday for one of Burke County’s best causes.  Nearly 250 runners and walkers are expected to turn out at the Waynesboro City Park for the eighth annual Bird Dog Breakaway. More...

News

An afternoon of art

Downtown studio to host show Sunday

There will be plenty to behold in downtown Waynesboro on Sunday afternoon.  That’s when Schweitzer Art Glass will host an Afternoon of Art in the ‘Boro, welcoming the community to browse a variety of work by regional artists as well More...

Direct Furniture outlet opens for business

Downtown Waynesboro’s newest business celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony last week. More...

Burke Co. Middle student selected for state advisory council

A Burke County Middle School student will exchange ideas with the state’s top education official.  Jadyn Andrews, an eighth grader, has been selected by State School Superintendent Richard Woods to serve on his Student Advisory Council for More...

For The Record

Millen man jailed for child molestation

A Millen man has been accused of sex with a minor.  Jerel Devonte Kelly, 23, was jailed last week on charges of child molestation and statutory rape.  According to Lt. More...

Burke County Jail Bookings September 14-20

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FROM THE BLOTTER

Creeper, Peeper  More...

Obituaries

A. Louis Abbott

Mr. A. Louis Abbott of Waynesboro, Ga., age 90, died Tuesday, September 22, 2015.  The funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, September 24th at First Baptist Church in Waynesboro. More...

Legals

Legal Advertising

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KIDNAPPING

Toddler found in abandoned car

A kidnapped toddler was found sleeping in the backseat of a stolen car.  Burke County deputies began searching for 2-year-old Aaleyah Harris and her abductor last Tuesday night after they were dispatched to a trailer on Duckhead Drive in Hephzib More...

Food for the Soul

Breakfast ministry serves the masses

They are helping their neighbors, one bowl of grits at a time.  It happens every Saturday morning at St. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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AND MORE MILES

The first morning out of the truck for our motley band of roadtrippers found us in Amarillo, Texas. As I related last week, my plan had been for us to spend our first night in Santa Fe, New Mexico, a city that every American should visit. More...

A PIECE OF PIECES

This is a piece made up of pieces or simply thoughts at large. Yesterday, September the eleventh, our daugthter, Phyllis, was in the hospital for an operation. More...

Sports

Lady Spartans return to the diamond

The Lady Spartans were back on the diamond last week after taking a week off to mourn the loss of teammate Lillian Reeves.  Last Tuesday’s game against Bulloch Academy was an emotional one for the Lady Spartans as they took the field for t More...

FCA RUNNERS FINISH STRONG

Faith Christian Academy's cross country team had a strong showing at the Ray Miller Invitational at Magnolia Springs State Park. More...

Bears make more magic in final seconds

Burke County High School’s Bears (4-1) defeated Washington County (0-4) last Friday night in what turned out to be their third win this season that would come in the final seconds of the game. More...