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Sheriff warns public about yard sign abuse

Burke County Sheriff Greg Coursey said this week he has received complaints from political candidates about their yard signs being removed and/or destroyed.  More...

News

Thunder On Liberty and Spring Music Fest This Saturday

If you're looking for weekend fun, Waynesboro will offer not one but two great events this Saturday.  Sponsored by the Waynesboro Downtown Development Authority, the 5th annual Thunder On Liberty car show will begin rolling into Historic Downtow More...

Insurance Commissioner Investigates rate increase

Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is investigating an announced rate increase by the Allstate Property & Casualty Insurance Company. More...

Associate Municipal Court Judge

Waynesboro’s new Associate Municipal Court Judge Gary Beddingfield (right) was sworn in at the April 4 meeting of Waynesboro’s City Council by Mayor Pauline Jenkins. More...

For The Record

Burke Grand Jury returns True Bills

The October 2015 Term Superior Court Grand Jury returned the following True Bills of Indictments during the March 31, 2016 session with Judge J. Wade Padgett, presiding:   More...

FROM THE BLOTTER

Peace Disturbed  Reports of bombs being detonated and an "excessive amount of gunfire" brought Burke County Deputies to a Morris Drive address off Highway 24 South.  More...

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT APRIL 18

Jurors have been drawn for the October 2015 term of Superior Court criminal/civil session with Judge Michael N. Annis, presiding. More...

Obituaries

Betty Hawley Hulse

Mrs. Betty Hawley Hulse of Vidette, Ga., 80, entered into rest Wednesday, April 6, 2016.   More...

Franklin Leonard Herrington

Mr. Franklin Leonard Herrington, age 73, of 512 South Liberty Street Waynesboro, died Sunday April 10, 2016 at his residence.  More...

Richard “Dick” Lee Bryant

Richard “Dick” Lee Bryant of Augusta, 85, husband of the late Grace Harris Bryant, entered into rest Tuesday, April 5th, 2016, at Select Specialty Hospital.  Memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m. More...

TWO MEN ARRESTED IN SEPTEMBER 2015 MURDER

Two men were arrested Monday and will be charged with murder in connection with the September, 2015 death of 27 year-old Michael Jones of Augusta.  More...

Burke Chamber plans 2nd Business Expo

The Burke County Chamber of Commerce will hold its 2nd annual "Expo" for local businesses on Thursday, April 28.  More...

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LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – APRIL 19, 2006   More...

DANNY AND ME

Danny Willett. Danny Who? He's a fellow who celebrated my birthday with me this past Sunday. Yes, I turned a year older, like clockwork, just as I seem to do every year. Strange how that works. Anyway, Danny Willett was part of the festivities. More...

Sports

Bears to compete in their First Region Championship

The Burke County Bears (8- 14, 6-2) played Wayne County at home Friday night, winning the first game of the doubleheader 9-3; but slipping behind in the second game, 12-6. More...

EBA Golf Team

The EBA Spartan Golf team will compete in Region Tournament on Monday, April 18 at The Retreat at Sea Island, GA. More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

THURSDAY APRIL 14   Advanced tickets for Burke County High School’s Grand March are on sale now for $5.00 in the front office of BCHS until Friday, April 15th at 4:00 pm. More...

People

PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

Georgia State Names Jones College Ambassador   More...

Legals

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