September 13, 2017 RSS feed / News

Food safety during power outages

As I write this article, it is uncertain exactly how Burke County and her citizens will be affected by Hurricane Irma. Although we pray that damage is minimal, it still seems quite likely that we will experience power outages. More...

Celebrating the Constitution

A Celebration of the U.S. Constitution will be held at the Burke County Museum Saturday, Sept. 16. American flags and copies of the Constitution will be given to attendees.  More...

Give wisely to hurricane relief efforts

Ask questions and do your research before giving to a charity

Hurricane Harvey thrashed Texas with harsh winds, rain and flooding, and Irma gave the southeast a brutal pounding. While the two giant storms may have died down, charities have come to life soliciting for donations to support the relief efforts. More...

Georgia Power offers safety tips following Hurricane

Georgia Power Company offers these tips to customers and encourages them to keep safety first following Hurricane Irma:  • Watch for downed wires. More...

EBA assists Oasis Church

Edmund Burke Academy students paired with Oasis Church of Hephzibah to provide relief to Texas following Hurricane Harvey. More...

FCA Duke TIP honorees

Each fall, Faith Christian Academy recognizes seventh grade students who qualify for the Duke University Talent Identification Program. Selection for this program is a national honor. More...

Fun at Farm Fest

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Local Impact from Irma

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Super Readers attend book tasting

Blakeney Elementary School recently held a book tasting for “Super Readers.” Students had the opportunity to be the first to sample all the new books purchased for the school library. More...

Slowly Butt Smokin’ wins Racks by the Tracks

Slowly Butt Smokin’ proved they had the best racks around. More...

Thaddeus Shubert elected Director of Educational Activities

Dr. Thaddeus L Shubert, a local school counselor, has been elected as the new Director of Educational Activities for the Alpha Chi Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.  More...

News from the WAYNESBORO EXCHANGE CLUB

The Waynesboro Exchange Club has had a number of guest speakers over the last few weeks. More...

Yappy Hour raises $500 for Old Fella

Members of the Waynesboro-Burke Concert Series held a Yappy Hour fundraiser last Saturday at the Waynesboro Ice Plant to help raise money for Old Fella Burke County Animal Rescue. More...

A fresh start

The First United Methodist Church preschool opened its doors to 21 preschoolers and families last week. These students are the first ones to attend on the new school grounds, which is part of the church’s first phase of expansion. More...

Insurance plans for natural disasters

An insurance plan can help make the recovery process a little easier. Following a major disaster, many consumers may be overwhelmed and confused by the insurance claim filing process. More...

Submissions are open

Spooky Story Contest

It’s time for local students to test their talents at terrifying us. More...

FCA Planters EMC Students of the Month

Faith Christian Academy announces students who were chosen as Planters EMC Students of the Month for the month of August. These students were selected by their teachers because they demonstrated the character trait of humility. More...