May 17, 2017 RSS feed / News

LABOR OF LOVE

Personalized grad caps popular this year

They’re just as unique and sparkly as the students they were made for.  Burke County Sheriff’s Office deputy Heather Ivey had no idea that individualizing and celebrating her own graduation would lead to a second, albeit temporary, j More...

Lane closures expected daily

This week Reeves Construction Company began patching State Route (SR) 56 with accompanying lane closures within the 10-mile resurfacing and shoulder rehab project which extends from the Burke Veterans bypass to Highway 23. More...

Community bash this Friday

Summer will officially begin in just a few more days for local students, and the Concerned Citizens of Burke County are throwing the End of School Year Community Bash to celebrate.  More...

National Day of Prayer

On Thursday, May 4, the community came together for the second annual Burke County National Day of Prayer on the front lawn of the courthouse. More...

THE LAND THAT RAISED ME

I will forever have a close tie to the land, especially that portion where the cows are.  The farm was owned by Douglas Brinson who purchased it in March 1906 from the Bank of Waynesboro for $15,098. More...

Rabies guidelines issued after fox attack

In response to the discovery of a rabid fox in the county, the Georgia Department of Public Health has issued a set of recommendations to local citizens concerning rabies.  Burke County Deputy Sheriff Misti May is undergoing treatment following More...