October 7, 2015 RSS feed / News

It’s bucking time

3RD ANNUAL RODEO KICKS OFF THIS WEEKEND

Same tradition. More...

Aid to Aiken & beyond

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office staff chipped in to purchase 25 cases of water, along with crackers, to help residents in the flood ravaged areas of South Carolina. More...

Planters EMC director named chairman of Oglethorpe Power

A Planters EMC board member will become the new chairman of Oglethorpe Power.  Bobby C. Smith, Jr. of Rocky Ford was elected chairman of the Oglethorpe Power Corporation Board of Directors to succeed Benny W. More...

Believe in curses?

You won’t want to miss the Bicentennial Celebration of the Dell-Goodall House in Sylvania, beginning at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10. More...

The Big 9-0!

True Citizen columnist Leslie Jenkins Jr. recently celebrated his 90th birthday. Nearly 100 well-wishers joined the “Burke Banter Boy” and his family in Sardis on Sunday for a dessert drop-in and get-together. More...

HOMECOMING with our hometeams

Burke County High School and Edmund Burke Academy celebrated homecoming last week. Students showed their school spirit by dressing up for themed days during the week, holding pep rallies and entertaining the town with the annual parade. More...

FOR CITY ELECTIONS

Advance voting begins Oct. 12

The first votes in November’s General Election will be cast next week.  Advance voting begins Monday for eight races in four Burke County cities and runs through October 30.  The largest number of ballots is expected to be cast in Way More...

Record rains dampen farmers’ outlooks

Record rains could be the ruin of some Burke County crops.  With up to five inches saturating the soil over a five-day period, cotton and peanuts are suffering.  More...

BRANDING BURKE COUNTY

Authority promotes perks to spur growth

Burke County is being branded.  A new marketing initiative implemented by the Burke County Development Authority aims to identify what sets this county apart and how those characteristics can help promote new business, industry or other growth More...

Help with the H.E.A.T.

The City of Waynesboro is working with the Heating Energy Assistance Team (H.E.A.T.) to ensure senior citizens and families in Burke County have heated homes this winter.  More...

VEHICLE REGISTRATION

Statewide delays in renewal notices

Printing woes have created a “severe” delay in the mailing of October’s vehicle registration renewal notices.  More...

OCT. 10 CONCERT

Follow “The Road to Carnegie Hall” with Ken Lavigne

First his Royal Highness, now Burke County.  Acclaimed tenor Ken Lavigne will be in concert, 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. More...

Hat and Spur Rodeo presents J.L. Glisson scholarship

Burke County High School senior Michaela Pollex received a $1,000 scholarship last week in memory of J.L. Glisson. The scholarship was presented by Leroy Lane on behalf of his Hat and Spur Rodeo, which will be held this weekend in Burke County. More...

HOMECOMING TRADITIONS

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