October 19, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

WHO WILL BE WAYNESBORO’S NEXT MAYOR?

Qualifying period set for January

Waynesboro voters will elect their next mayor on March 21 and could be choosing new council members as well.  Monday night, city council set Jan. More...

News

Breast cancer awareness event is Saturday

Every day, 4,260 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with breast cancer.  Every day, 1,630 will die.  This Saturday, hundreds of volunteers will come together to raise awareness and support those affected by the silent killer.  More...

Waynesboro Tractor Supply hosts local growers and makers at 'Fall Market Day'

The Tractor Supply Company store in Waynesboro invites the community to attend its Fall Market Day event Sunday, Oct. 23. More...

USDA announces EQIP sign-up

State Conservationist Terrance O. More...

Sports

Bears disarm the Musketeers

The Burke County Bears (7- 1, 3-0) came out early against the Academy of Richmond County Musketeers (2-5, 0-3) defeating them 54-3 with a running clock in the second half.  ON THE FIELD   More...

Lady Bears finish with historic season

The Burke County Lady Bears volleyball team made history for the second consecutive season.  They finished their regular season as the #2 seed in region 3-AAAA and again competed for the region championship. More...

Lady Bears on hunt for state title

ROUND 1 WINNER

The Burke County Lady Bears are on the prowl for a state title.  They made easy work of knocking out their round-one state competitor last week and are ready for the next challenge.  They won’t have to wait long.  More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Family and Friends Day  Neely Grove C.M.E. Church will have its annual Family and Friends Day program, Sunday, Oct. 23 at 3 p.m. Minister Natalie Herrington of the Corner Stone Christian Center Church will be the speaker. More...

School News

Faith Christian Academy hosts color run fundraiser

Faith Christian Academy held its color run this past Saturday. Hunter Smith (9th grade), below, was the first male runner to cross the finish line, and Mary Grubb (8th grade), above, was the first female runner to cross the finish line. More...

EDMUND BURKE ACADEMY BETA CLUB INDUCTEES

Edmund Burke Academy BETA Club inducted 27 new members on Oct. 11, 2016. Members are required to earn and maintain an overall 90 average in core content classes.  More...

Academy of Success students participate in early voting

On Monday, students from the Burke County Academy of Success took a field trip to the courthouse to participate in early voting. Prior to their visit, students learned about voter registration and had the opportunity to register to vote.  More...

KILLING OF D’WAYNE BURKE

Final defendant cleared in million-dollar lawsuit

The last leg of a $1 million lawsuit over the killing of an ex-police officer turned-burglar has finally crumbled. On Friday, Burke County State Court Judge Jackson E. More...

ON THE YACHT “JESSIE” IN 1906

Maj. Wilkins has a close call with the governor

Wilkins enjoyed life on the Georgia coast with family, friends   For years, I’ve been fascinated by the life and times of William Archibald Wilkins.  Yes, I am a great-great grandson of Wilkins, so there’s a natural inclination More...

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THE BIG ONE, OH OH

One hundred.  100.  C, if you’re from ancient Rome.  Daddy would have turned a hundred years old this week.  A century ago.  More...

OPPORTUNITY

Opportunity is defined as a set of circumstances that makes things possible. While it suggests that someone will benefit, it does not indicate who will lose. More...

For The Record

Halloween concerns increase as clown sightings continue

Clowns are running rampant all over the U.S.  While no credible sightings have been reported in Waynesboro, the often deemed “creepy” characters have been spotted in several surrounding areas, and local folks are concerned.  More...

FROM THE BLOTTER

DEAD RABBIT?  More...

Grand Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT OCTOBER 24

Jurors have been drawn for the October 2016 term of Superior Court Session to be held at 9 a.m. October 24, 2016 with Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet presiding. Jurors are to report at 9 a.m. More...

Obituaries

Lillian Christine Richbourg

Lillian Christine Richbourg, 79, passed away Saturday, October 15, 2016, at Doctors Hospital. Mrs. Richbourg was a native of Mobile, Alabama, and had been a resident of Waynesboro since 1974. More...

Jimmy “Paw-Paw” Havard

Mr. Jimmy “Paw-Paw” Havard passed away Sunday, October 16, 2016, at University Hospital. Mr. Havard was born in George County, Mississippi, and was a resident of Clewiston, Florida, before moving to Burke County in 1980. Mr. More...

Stanley Brown

Mr. Stanley "Starlen" Brown, 48, entered into eternal rest on October 15, 2016. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 22, 2016, 11 a.m. at Thomas Grove Baptist Church, 426 West 6th Street, Waynesboro, GA. More...

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