April 19, 2017 RSS feed / News

Burke County Public School to host Feedback Forums - Free Access

The Burke County Public School System will be hosting two Feedback Forums to solicit input from parents and community members. More...

FEATURED PROPERTY

230 SHADY OAK LANE   More...

QNBT giving back to the community

Queensborough National Bank & Trust Co. More...

Searles honored for literary work

Michael Searles of Waynesboro has been recognized by the Popular Culture Association for his work as co-editor of Black Cowboys in the American West: On the Range, on the Stage, Behind the Badge.  The book, published in 2016 by the University of More...

New Zion celebrates Usher Anniversary

New Zion Baptist Church will celebrate its Usher Anniversary 5 p.m. Saturday, April 22. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Watson of Charlotte, NC. The Usher president and the Rev. Frank Bedord invites the public.   More...

Burke County Farmers Market

Burke County Farmers Market will be open 4-6 p.m. at the Southern Bank Pavilion every Thursday. Come out and support our area farmers.   More...

Waynesboro Toastmasters recognized

Toastmasters International is a nonprofit organization, comprised of over 250,000 members in over 106 countries. Waynesboro Toastmasters is one of 12,500 clubs it represents. More...

Art to be on display at ART IN THE ‘BORO

Hosted by Schweitzer Art Glass 631 N. Liberty Street Downtown Waynesboro Sunday, April 23 Noon-until  Cole Smith will display his paintings and illustrations like those at below and above, right.   More...

Billips, Zittrouer named ‘top producers’

Waynesboro realtors Elizabeth Billips and Memory Zittrouer have been named top producers at Blanchard and Calhoun Real Estate Co. for the month of March. More...

Scholarship services – are they all scams?

If your child is a junior in high school, now is a great time to start looking for college scholarships, just ask the parent of any senior. More...

Registration open for Beyond Becoming an Outdoors Woman 2017 programs

Ladies, you don’t want to miss out on some amazing upcoming outdoors workshops! From introductory to advanced courses on handgun use, to a coastal adventure, you will not only gain knowledge, but will also experience fun and friendship. More...

WHY I RELAY

Liz Banks Knight shares her story

(Editor’s note: This is a three-part series featuring stories from committee members, survivors and caretakers who all share one common goal: finding a cure for cancer. More...

What On Earth! Day this Thursday

It’s not too late to sponsor an activity for this Thursday’s What On Earth! Day celebration.  More...

Burke County Master Gardener Plant Sale

The Burke County Master Gardeners will be hosting their annual plant sale on April 28, 2017 from 3:00-6:00 at the Southern Bank Pavilion in Waynesboro, Georgia. More...

Get free trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation

National Arbor Day is Friday, April 28, this year, and the Arbor Day Foundation is making it possible for anyone to celebrate the annual tree-planting holiday by joining the foundation and receiving 10 free shade trees.  More...

New funeral home to host open house

He’s been gone just over a decade, but Chavous Johnson is home and ready to make a difference in his beloved community.  He plans to do so by opening the doors to a new funeral home – Chavous B. More...

TEXTING

Every day, on average, 11 teenagers die because they were texting while driving. That is a truly astounding number, and is one of the facts we are publishing here in an attempt to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving.  More...

Creative writing contest winner announced

The votes are in, and Blakeney Elementary School fourthgrader McKenzy Wimberly was chosen by our readers for having the most egg-cellent story.  McKenzy’s story pulled 46 percent of the vote, drawing 1,230 of the 2,701 total votes cast for More...

Local students gearing up for concert

A number of area high schoolers will be the opening acts during the upcoming Clovers & Co. More...

Dairy Judging Team competes at state contest

The State 4-H Dairy Judging Contest teaches students to evaluate a situation, make a decision and provide reasons for their decision … all through looking at cows!  More...

SCENES FROM THE BURKE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE COUNTY-WIDE EASTER EGG HUNT EGGSTRAVAGANZA

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