September 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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News

Hood receives national honor

Jessica Hood, Executive Director of the Development Authority of Burke County (DABC), recently earned the designation of Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP), a national recognition that signifies a mastery of economic development finance More...

Rodeo just round the corner

The fifth annual Hat and Spur Ranch Pro Rodeo is coming up quick, and it’s time to meet the man who will be doing most of the talking. Matt McGee, pictured at right above, hangs his Resistol cowboy hat in Florence, Ala. More...

Now open

Ribbon cutting ceremonies were held last week for Hazelcreek Wealth Partners. The company, headed by Shannon Neal, is located at 717 Liberty St. in Waynesboro. Other members of the firm include Jason Neal and Corey Cooper. More...

For The Record

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS SEPT. 18—24

DISCLAIMER NOTICE: ALL ARE PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY IN A COURT OF LAW.   More...

Another crash causes road closure

One lane of Highway 25 North was closed last Wednesday evening following this crash at Greiner Circle while personnel of the Burke County Sheriff’s Office, Burke County EMA and Georgia State Patrol worked to clear the wreckage.  More...

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 105 patients' calls the week of Sept. 18- 24. Of those calls, 76 were transported, including 44 to Augusta hospitals. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

And he said, Take heed that ye be not deceived: for many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and the time draweth near: go ye not therefore after them. More...

Murder in Magnolia Acres

One Waynesboro man is dead and another behind bars after an altercation in Magnolia Acres early Sunday morning.  More...

Residents show up, speak out for and against police services contract

The hearing to discuss the possibility of contracting police services through the sheriff’s office seemed to create more questions than it answered, and while both the city and county were on hand with data and cost breakdowns, there was no agr More...

Editorial

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

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WASHED

It was one of those moments when reality came calling.  A little voice in my head whispered that I'm not as tough as I like to make people think I am.  More...

Sports

Spartans crush Patriots for huge region win

The Spartans of Edmund Burke Academy took on the Patriots of Pinewood Christian Academy for their first region game last Friday. The Spartans came out expecting nothing less than a win, and that is what they got. More...

Spartans defeated in two region games

On Tuesday Sept. 19, the Lady Spartans played the Lady Crusaders of Trinity Christian School and were defeated with a score of 17-5. Pitching for the Lady Spartans was eighthgrader Avery Wallace. More...

FCA students fare well in Bird Dog Breakaway

Faith Christian Academy’s running club and cross country teams participated in Saturday’s Bird Dog Breakaway. FCA’s team won the largest group competition and had medalists in every division.  More...

Obituaries

Larry Donald (L.D.) DeLaigle

Mr. Larry Donald (L.D.) DeLaigle of Homerville, 75, entered into rest on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, at his residence. A native of Burke County, L.D. was born on Oct. 17, 1941, to the late Nicholas and Jennie Quick DeLaigle. More...

Gary N. Cochran

Gary N. Cochran, 53, of Fernandina Beach passed away Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at UF Health in Jacksonville, after a short illness. Mr. Cochran was born in Aiken, S.C., the a son of Larry and Willa Roach Cochran.  More...

Bobbie Jean Mobley

Mrs. Bobbie Jean Mobley of Waynesboro, 68, entered into eternal rest on Sept. 19, 2017. Memorial services were held Monday, Sept. 25, at noon at Phinazee and Son Funeral Home Chapel, 404 West 8th St., Waynesboro. More...