August 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Georgia’s unemployment rate improves, Burke’s ranks one of highest in state

The state of Georgia has seen a steady improvement in its unemployment rate while Burke County’s has inched back up.  More...

News

38 years of great performances

Lineup for upcoming season announced

The Waynesboro-Burke Concert Series will begin its 38th season with some classic rock, pop and soul.   More...

COMMUNITY PRAYER BREAKFAST ON SATURDAY

A Back-to-School Community Prayer Breakfast will be held this Saturday, Aug. 5, beginning at 9 a.m. at Phillip Grove Baptist Church. The church is located at 255 Lovers Lane in Waynesboro.  More...

Sheriff’s office to offer online payment options

Anyone with fines to pay at the Burke County Sheriff’s Office will have more options in the next few days.  This week, the BCSO is transitioning to a new, online bill pay website, which will be available Aug. More...

Sports

Lady Spartans prepare for 2017 season

The Edmund Burke Academy Lady Spartans softball team is preparing to kick off the season on Monday, Aug. 7, with its first game against the Lady Eagles of Brentwood School. The game, which will be held in Sandersville, will begin at 4 p.m.  More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Clifford “Honey” Roberts Saxon

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Clifford “Honey” Roberts Saxon, 105, of Midville, on Sunday, July 30, 2017, at the Burke Medical Center.  More...

Margaret Ellen Warren

Mrs. Margaret Ellen Warren of Sardis, 74, entered into eternal rest on July 30, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, at Beech Branch Baptist Church, 7586 Highway 24, Sardis, GA. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Sunday Night Concert  Rosemont Baptist Church, 522 Hwy 25 N, Waynesboro, will host its Aug. Sunday night concerts featuring well known singers. More...

And the award goes to...

The secret’s out … almost.  Next week, we will reveal the winners of our Readers Choice 2017.  Earlier this year, we asked you, our readers, to vote for your favorites in a variety of categories in this True Citizen contest tha More...

Construction terminated at V.C. Summer

VOGTLE SISTER SITE

Just days after the new, finalized service agreement to continue nuclear expansion at Plant Vogtle got the green light, the project’s sister site V.C. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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LIFE IS A SONG

The “life is a song” phrase found in poetry, prose, and song reflects a certain reality. There are situations when a song seems to fit a situation. More...

For The Record

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS JULY 24-30

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Jurors drawn for Superior Court

Jurors have been drawn for the Superior Court criminal session with Judge Carl C. Brown Jr. presiding. Jurors are to report 9 a.m., Monday, Aug. More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

THURSDAY, AUG. 3   The Burke County Farm-To- School Program will hold its weekly Farmers Market 4-6 p.m. at the Southern Bank Pavilion located on 855 Liberty St., Waynesboro. Now accepting EBT payments.  SATURDAY, AUG. 5   More...

Legals

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