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BCHS SENIOR ATTENDS TURNER SUMMER LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE

Zoe’Swanna McGee, a senior at Burke County High School was selected to attend an elite summer leadership institute through 21st Century Leaders, in partnership with Turner Broadcasting. More...

Know Your Status as a Voter

In order to participate in the upcoming elections, it is important that you know your status as a voter. If you have not voted in two major elections, your name has been placed on the “inactive” list. More...

FOREST RIDGE: More than Just a Neighborhood

Forest Ridge is not only a neighborhood in Waynesboro, but it's also a place where the community can come together in unity. More...

For The Record

BURKE GRAND JURY RETURNS TRUE BILLS

The April 2016 Term Superior Court Grand Jury returned the following true bill indictments during the August 4, 2016 session with Judge Albert M. Pickett presiding:  Jesse Franklin Bartlett: Forgery in the third degree, a felony.  More...

FROM THE BLOTTER

Over the limit  You would think someone driving without a license would try to stay "under the radar" literally. Not so in the case of 24 year-old Brandon Tremayne Jones of Hopkins Drive in Waynesboro.  More...

Jurors drawn for Superior court

REPORT AUGUST 15

Jurors have been drawn for the April 2016 term of Superior Court Criminal Session to be held at 9:30 a.m. August 15, 2016 with Judge J. David Roper presiding. Jurors are to report at 9:30 a.m. More...

Obituaries

Scotchie Cochran

Scotchie Cochran, age 76, of Dunwoody, Ga., passed away on August 6th, 2016. Mr. Cochran was a Minister and Spiritual Practitioner at The Spiritual Living Center of Midtown. More...

Jim McGarr

Mr. Jim McGarr 56, of Hephzibah, passed away Friday, August 5, 2016 at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Brenda McGarr of Hephzibah. Funeral Services will be private. More...

Jealetta S. Brinson

Mrs. Jealetta S. Brinson of Augusta, Ga., 74, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. More...

Two indicted in Golden murder

A Burke County Grand Jury has indicted Rodriquez Herndon and Kalvin Smith, Jr. in connection with the June 12 shooting death of Paul Golden, III. More...

Commissioners object to proposed bypass route

Burke County Commissioners didn't find much to like about a proposed new west side bypass around Waynesboro.  The preliminary DOT plan submitted to the panel last week had several features the members objected to.  More...

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THE SHADY SIDE

It's somewhere a few miles outside of Charleston.  I've driven by the place a hundred times and always admired it.  For one reason.  More...

THE BOTTOM LINE

The bottom line is a business expression that has evolved into common usage. In finance, it refers to the last figure on a financial profit-and-loss statement indicating whether a business is earning or losing money. More...

Sports

BirdDogs win CHAMPIONSHIP in CamSports Summer Nationals

For the past 2 years, the Bird- Dogs have traveled to Dublin for CamSports Summer Nationals and for 2 years have come home after their first bracket game on Sunday. Last year looked promising as they went into extra innings, only to lose by a run. More...

THE BEARS HAVE NEW TURF!

LEFT: Installation of the new synthetic turf at Burke County High School football stadium is just about complete. More...

Former Bear headed to North Carolina

On Monday, former BCHS basketball player, Jordan Gant, signed a basketball scholarship to Warren Wilson College in Asheville, NC. He will be leaving on August 15 to embark on his college journey.   More...

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