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Here comes the Polar Express!

Christmas on Liberty is Friday Night

The Polar Express will be making tracks through Downtown Waynesboro this Friday night. More...

News

PRINCETON BOUND

Football player's family calls Waynesboro key to success

He could have grown up impoverished in Vietnam, but instead he's bound for Princeton University to play football on a full scholarship next fall.  And his success story began in Burke County.  More...

Burke unemployment holds at 8.0 percent

Burke County’s unemployment rate held the line, remaining at 8 percent for the month of October.  The local economy saw a tiny uptick with 8,501 employed residents, compared to 8,492 in September.  Likewise, 741 unemployed residents w More...

Awaiting power co. values

Tax bills will be late again

Tax bills won’t likely arrive in Burke County mailboxes until just before the year’s end, and January vehicle renewals won’t be mailed at all.  More...

Sports

Lady Bears shut down Jenkins in first game

The Burke County Lady Bears won the opening game of their season against Jenkins County Saturday night 67-17. More...

STRONG START

Bears slam Eagles in season opener

The Burke County Bears won the first game of the season when they slammed Jenkins County, 93-51. There was a great crowd packed in at Burke County High School on Saturday night as the boys started out strong and never let up. More...

Lady Spartans ready to open season

The Edmund Burke Lady Spartan Basketball team is full of optimism for the 2015-16 season.  While the home crowd won’t see any seniors on the court, the team is returning three seasoned starters: juniors Tinley Jenkins and Madison Dickey, a More...

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Breaking News - 12/3/2015 12:52 PM

25 year-old man killed by train - Free Access

A Waynesboro man was killed Wednesday when he was struck by a train a few miles off  Hadden Pond Road.The victim was identified as 25 year-old Charles Ronald Gitzen. More...

The gift of plenty

Last Wednesday, Nov. 25, thanks to a joint effort by several community organizations there was more to be thankful for. More...

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SATURDAY MORNING

It’s Saturday morning.  Well, it’s probably not Saturday morning as you’re reading this.  But it is Saturday morning as the thoughts of what to write about this week formulate in the limited number of brain cells left insi More...

POISONING THE WELL

The term poisoning the well is an ancient wartime practice of pouring poison into sources of fresh water before an invading army to diminish the attacking army's strength. More...

For The Record

RACO ROBBER

Police on hunt for masked gunman

Raco was robbed by a gunman in a Halloween mask.  Waynesboro police were called to the North Liberty Street convenience store just after midnight last Tuesday, Nov. More...

FROM THE BLOTTER

SHAKEDOWN  More...

REPORT DEC. 7

Jurors drawn for Superior Court session

Jurors have been drawn for the October 2015 term of Superior Court criminal/civil session with Judge Michael N. Annis presiding. Jurors are to report 9:30 a.m., Monday, Dec. More...

Obituaries

Martha Pace

Martha Pace, 92, of Lawrenceville, Georgia went to be with the Lord on November 23, 2015. She was predeceased by parents Russell H. Pace, Sr. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Givens Grove’s Initial Walker Sermon  Givens Grove Missionary Baptist Church will hold a special service for the Initial Sermon of Brother Comaneci Walker, 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 5. More...