April 20, 2016 RSS feed / News

GEORGIA CITIES WEEK 2016

Georgia Cities Week is an opportunity for citizens to meet their elected officials in a casual setting. This week several events are planned with the theme “Go To Town!” This year all events will be held at City Park. More...

Georgia Power rates to stay flat for three years

Following a vote by the Georgia Public Service Commission on an agreement connected to the pending merger of the Southern Company and AGL Resources, Georgia Power Company announced last week that its basic electric rates will remain flat through 2019 More...

Scenes from Spring Music Fest

PHOTOS BY: Lavonna Johnson Andy Waters David Maddrick, III   More...

Stone honored for service to cities

Senator Jesse Stone (R-Waynesboro) received a 2016 “Champion of Georgia’s Cities Award” from the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA). More...

April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month

Even though they work to prevent cruelty to animals all year long, April is special at the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) because it is officially Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month! More...

Homebuyers tricked into wiring closing costs

Buying a home this spring? If so, watch out for this cunning new con. More...

Warm weather will bring more snakes

As spring warms up Burke Countians, along with most other Georgians, will start encountering more snakes. Most people just try to avoid them, but inevitably many will have two questions: What species is this and what do I do with it?  More...

Scenes from Thunder on Liberty

Thunder On Liberty Cruise In and Car Show returned to downtown Waynesboro on Saturday, April 16th. More...

First reactor coolant pump delivered

Monday the Georgia Power Company announced the latest milestone in the construction of the expansion of Plant Vogtle – the delivery of the first reactor coolant pump for the project. More...

REAL ESTATE SALES

The following are property sales, as recorded by Burke County Board of Assessor’s Office:   More...

AAA: GAS PRICES RISE 23 CENTS IN 20 DAYS

According to the American Automobile Association (AAA), with each passing day, the price of gasoline gets more expensive. In the past 20 days, gas prices in Georgia have risen a total of 28 cents, along with a nationwide increase of 23 cents.  More...

PERFORMING LIVE IN WAYNESBORO...

Get ready to sing, clap and enjoy an exuberant evening as the Waynesboro-Burke Concert Series presents Ed Turner and Number 9 on Saturday, April 30, 7:30 pm. at Burke County High School Auditorium. More...

Yes, there's an app for that, too!

Health and nutrition were in the spotlight here recently as First Lady Michelle Obama visited Waynesboro and helped Burke County Middle School students plant their school garden.  More...

Local anglers can compete in tourney

Burke County is part of the Lower Savannah River Alliance, an affiliate of the Savannah Riverkeeper. That might not mean much to you unless you're a fisherman. More...

Perfect Meals with Pressure Cooking

Preparing great tasting, healthy meals can be a time consuming task, but pressure cooking is a great way to prepare them in just minutes! More...