April 13, 2016 RSS feed / 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...

Rotary Vidalia Onion sale will start May 5

The Waynesboro Rotary Club's annual Vidalia onion sale will be taking place this year about the same time the onions will be available in stores. More...

Local dairy farmers join in approving marketing order

Burke County dairy farmers joined others in Georgia in voting to extend the Georgia Milk Marketing Order for an additional three years with an overwhelmingly favorable vote—96% of the eligible ballots returned voted yes. More...

First-Time Camper Program helps families get started

Avid campers know the gooey fun of toasting marshmallows over a fire, but for those who have never slept in a tent, spending the night outdoors can be an intimidating adventure. More...

Program fights impaired teen driving

Burke County teens are no different from those all over the country when it comes to the possible dangers of driving while impaired. More...

Scenes from First Lady's Burke County Visit

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Michael Searles' article wins top honors from national magazine

Waynesboro author, educator and historian Michael N. (Cowboy Mike) Searles has been named winner of the Stirrup Award, which is presented annually by the Western Writers of America. 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...

BCPS FEDERAL PROGRAMS ANNUAL SURVEY 2016

Parents are asked to take a few minutes to complete the Burke County Public School Annual Federal Programs Survey. Complete only one survey for the district and not for each school. More...

Burke native heads "Bike Fest" fundraiser

The City of Garfield, Ga. will be completely closed off Saturday, May 14. More...

Melissa Redd promoted to regional lending manager

AgGeorgia Farm Credit has announced that Melissa Redd has been promoted to Regional Lending Manager. Ms. More...

MASTERS at what they do…

Masters week is one of the most important times in Augusta and surrounding areas and the Burke County Public School Transportation Department was proud to be of service to its visitors from all around the world. More...

Sen. Jesse Stone comments on 2016 legislative activity

Now that the 2016 legislative session has ended, I thought I would share with you some highlights from the session. The bills that passed both the House and Senate are currently in the hands of Governor Deal. More...