June 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Plant Vogtle decision expected this Friday

The extensions continue as the fate of Plant Vogtle Units 3 & 4 is considered. Over the last several days, the interim assessment agreement between Georgia Power and Westinghouse has been extended twice.  More...

News

Stembridge honored with Amelia Earhart Award

After five years of active participation in the official United States Air Force auxillary program, Civil Air Patrol, Ian Stembridge achieved the prestigious Amelia Earhart Award and the rank of Cadet Captain.  More...

FIREWORKS FUND RAISING CONTINUES

Donations are still trickling in for Mad Anthony’s Big Boom, but the Downtown Development Authority still needs about $2,700 to foot the bill. The fireworks show, slated for July 3 at sundown, comes with an $8,000 price tag. More...

Nunnally appointed to GSPRA board

Amy J. More...

Burke Happenings

WHAT'S NEXT?

50TH BHS-1967 CLASS REUNION   BHS 50th BHS-1967 Class Reunion is being held this weekend June 9-11 at Burke County Senior Citizen Center, 717 West 6th Street, Waynesboro, GA 30830. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Vacation Bible School  Blount Chapel Baptist Church, 684 Blount Chapel Road, near Vidette, will continue its Vacation Bible School through June 8, from 6-8 p.m. nightly. Church picnic will be held on June 14, and Youth Day program 10 a.m. More...

School News

Faith Christian names honor roll students

Faith Christian Academy has announced students who were named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter. More...

Local man arrested for Richmond murder

A Sardis man has been arrested in connection to a Memorial Day murder.  Kevin Lee Stewart, 34, was arrested last Tuesday as one of four men charged with the shooting death of James Robinson, a 34-year-old Augustan and father of seven.  More...

Upcoming ‘Let’s Talk About It’ meetings

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office met with citizens in and around Sardis last night to discuss concerns in their area. More...

Construction underway on new judicial building

Construction on the county’s new judicial building is underway. and the sound of equipment, like back up beepers, will be famililar in Waynesboro over the next 14 months. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

Full Story

SLIDE ON OVER

It happens a lot around here.  It happened to me three times in one day.  More...

WHITE INEQUALITY

One of the mistakes we often make is seeing white people as a single group. More...

For The Record

Carwash fundraiser to benefit BCSO Explorers Program

The Law Enforcement Explorers Program, Post 225, is holding a fundraiser this Saturday, and participants are willing to suds-up vehicles for a small fee in order to support their new endeavor.  More...

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT JUNE 12

Jurors have been drawn for the Superior Court civil/criminal session with Judge J. Wade Padgett, presiding. More...

Burke EMA report

The Burke County emergency Management Agency responded to 97 patients' calls the week of May 29 - June 4. Of those, 69 were transported. More...

Legals

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