August 9, 2017 RSS feed / News

Guns and Hoses slated for September

To benefit Shepeard Community Blood Center

It’s a battle for blood … literally.  In partnership with Shepeard Community Blood Center, Queensborough National Bank and Trust of Waynesboro will hold its second annual Guns and Hoses Blood Drive Battle on Wednesday, Sept. More...

Don’t be afraid to be rude

I had a senior citizen tell me recently that she knows that there are people out there that want to take advantage of her but she is uncomfortable hanging up on someone or shutting the door in their face. More...

Meeting planned

Neighborhood Watch programs

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office continues its crusade to make the community safer.  On Saturday, Aug. 19, the sheriff’s office will hold a meeting for anyone interested in organizing or revamping a Neighborhood Watch program.  More...

New Sardis Cub Scouts will get free survival kit

The Boy Scouts of America’s Georgia-Carolina Council announced this week that all boys who register to become new members of Cub Scout Pack 828 in Sardis will receive a free 5-in-1 Survival Kit.  Measuring an inch in diameter, this pocket- More...

Ostella Adam featured in play

Waynesboro resident Ostella Adam, pictured in center, standing, has been busy performing in the Fort Gordon Dinner Theater’s production of “Don’t Dress For Dinner.” The play is described as a wild and funny farce set in the 19 More...

The Heart of our Community

LOCAL BUSINESSES

As we all know, local businesses in a small community are vital to our economy as well as being a part of our very fabric of life. More...

Public schools to extend day

TOTAL ECLIPSE

In anticipation of the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, the Burke County Public School System plans to make the event part of its curriculum for the day.  More...

WHAT’S FOR LUNCH?

Next week’s elementary school lunch menu for Burke County Public Schools:  MONDAY: Brunswick Stew w/cornbread muffin or Yogurt & Granola w/string cheese Choices: Broccoli Normandy, Black Eyed Peas, Squash Casserole, Fresh Pear, Cookie More...

Relay organizers want community input

The books have been closed for the 2017 Relay For Life of Burke County, and organizers are already gearing up for the next event.  According to Jessica Posey, who serves as the county’s event lead, the planning committee will meet next wee More...

News from the WAYNESBORO EXCHANGE CLUB

Chief Steve Mathews of the Burke County EMA presented a weather safety program to the Waynesboro Exchange Club at a recent meeting. Mathews, pictured at right, is shown with Chief Rusty Sanders, Burke County EMA Director. More...

Plant Vogtle continues partnership with Augusta Tech

Georgia Power and Southern Nuclear recently presented a donation to Augusta Technical College, providing continued support to the college’s two-year Nuclear Engineering Technology (NET) program.  More...

Prayers for a healthy school year

Last Saturday, Phillip Grove Baptist Church hosted a Backto School Community Prayer Breakfast with more than 200 turning up to pray together. More...

The Best of Burke County

2017 Reader's Choice Awards

And the winners are...  AT YOUR SERVICE   More...