August 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

BRIDGE on the Move!

BRIDGE (Building Responsible Individuals Developing Great Examples) has been on the move this summer! They were given the opportunity to take two trips to the Georgia State Capitol, on June 22 and July 25. More...

News

Saving money!

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$1,000 grant available for life science teacher

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is offering a $1,000 grant to a third-, fourthor fifth-grade public or private school teacher in the state who demonstrates exceptional energy and innovation in teaching life sciences.  More...

GOERING AND GOERING TO WEB OCT. 1

Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Goering announce the engagement of their daughter, Annie Mathura, to Zachary Goering, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Goering of Bridgewater,VA.  The wedding is planned for Saturday, Oct. 1st, 2016.  More...

For The Record

FROM THE BLOTTER

High Tech Harassment  The Burke County Sheriff's Department continues to investigate incidents of harassment on social media and cell phones.  More...

GEORGIA STATE PATROL REPORTS

State Troopers from the Sylvania Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated 29 traffic crashes during the month of July in Burke County. Sergeant First Class J.C. More...

Jurors drawn for Superior court

REPORT AUGUST 8

Jurors have been drawn for the April 2016 term of Superior Court Criminal/Civil Session to be held at 9:30 a.m. August 8, 2016 with Judge Sheryl B. Jolly presiding. Jurors are to report at 9:30 a.m. More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

THURSDAY, AUGUST 4   Burke County Farmers Market will be from 4-6 p.m. at the Southern Bank Pavilion. Come out and support our area farmers.  SATURDAY, AUGUST 6   More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

3-Night Revival  Second McCannan Missionary Baptist Church will continue its Annual 3-Night Revival tonight at 7:30 p.m. Guest Minister will be Rev. Frank Bedford of Bargeron Grove and Zion Fair Baptist Church. More...

No approval for purchase of generator

With Mayor Pauline Jenkins and council members Bill Tinley and Willie Williams absent, Waynesboro City Council was unable to finalize the acquisition of a generator that would provide the city emergency power in case of a severe storm. More...

Photos

At about 6 p.m. Monday, August 1, the Waynesboro Fire Dept responded to 204 5th St across from the City Park after a fire was reported by a neighbor. Luis Valle, who lives in an apartment next to the house, got his children out and called 911. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

Full Story

FROM DOWN HERE

Dear Grandma,  I hope that you're doing fine, up there in Heaven. Well, I guess that's a dumb thing to say. There's no way to be anything other than fine, up there in Heaven. More...

FIVE WORDS THAT CAN GET YOU KILLED

It is interesting that the adage “Sticks and Stones” appeared in The Christian Recorder, a publication of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in 1862. More...

Obituaries

Mary Elizabeth Evans

Taylor Funeral Home of Waynesboro announces the death and services of Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Evans, 89, of Waynesboro who died with her family by her side July 28th, 2016 in Melbourne, Florida, where she has resided since 2012.  More...

Henry Flake, Sr.

Henry Flake, Sr. of Waynesboro, Ga., 68, entered into rest Friday, July 29, 2016. He was a native and lifelong resident of Burke County. He was a son of the late Edward and Era Barefield Flake. More...

Jewel W. Chandler

Girard-Mrs. Jewel W. Chandler of Girard, Ga., 78, passed away Friday, July 29, 2016, at University Hospital. Mrs. Chandler was born in Washington County and has been a resident of Burke County since 1972. More...

Legals

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