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Fraternal Order of Police donates ballistic vests to WPD

The Georgia Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) has donated five ballistic vests to the Waynesboro Police Department.  The vests, provided through the Georgia FOP’s “Operation Protect Our Protectors” ballistic vest program, were pr More...

First Baptist Church to hold seminar featuring best- selling author

For expectant parents to those knee-deep in the day-to-day struggles and triumphs that accompany teenagers, First Baptist Church of Waynesboro is offering a special event catered to raising Christian children.  More...

Vogtle 3 & 4 to have lower rate impact for Georgia Power customers

Last week, Georgia Power filed its 18th Vogtle Construction Monitoring (VCM) Report with the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC). More...

For The Record

BCSO deputy arrested for DUI

A Burke County Sheriff’s deputy was arrested around 2 a.m. Monday and charged with DUI following a single vehicle crash on Riverwatch Parkway in Augusta.  Later that morning the deputy, Sgt. More...

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT MARCH 12

Jurors have been drawn for the October, 2017 term of Superior Court, Judge John Flythe presiding. Jurors are to report at 9 a.m. Monday, March 12 at the Burke County Courthouse.  More...

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Obituaries

David C. Tapley

David C. Tapley of Sardis entered into rest on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at his residence. He was born in Emanuel County and was a longtime resident of Burke County. More...

John Thomas Lariscy

Mr. John Thomas Lariscy, age 71 of Sardis, Georgia, died Monday March 5, 2018 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta. The remains were cremated.  Mr. Lariscy, a native of Sardis, was a retired veteran of the U.S. Army where he served for over 20 years. More...

William Scott

Mr. William Scott entered into eternal rest on March 5, 2018. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date.  Phinazee and Son Funeral Home  706-554-5500 Business #  706-554-5525 Fax #   More...

People

Miss Hargrove to wed Mr. Kennedy

Mr. and Mrs. Rickey Hargrove of Millen are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kasie Ann, to Joseph Riley Kennedy, son of Cliff and Pam Kennedy of Claxton. The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 5, 2018. More...

Lawsuits threatened at city council, mayor under scrutiny again

Turmoil dominated Waynesboro City Council’s meeting on Monday night.  Before they could make it into their scheduled executive session to discuss potential litigation at the tail end of the meeting, a local man warned officials he’d More...

Evans man killed in head-on crash Monday afternoon

A Plant Vogtle employee was killed in a fiery crash on River Road Monday afternoon.  More...

Fire department reminds residents to change smoke detector batteries along with clocks

Local fire officials are reminding folks that “springing forward” this weekend is not just about changing clocks.  Daylight Saving Time begins this Sunday, March 11, at 2 a.m., and Robert Parrish, Waynesboro’s Assistant Fire Ch More...

Editorial

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Other Voices

First, we would like to thank Diana Royal and The True Citizen for the story in last week's paper about the Sardis Community Food Pantry. More...

YOUR CHOICES HAVE CONSEQUENCES

Yes, your choices have consequences and those consequences affect other people. For those with children, your morning routine can either create a powerful beginning for everyone’s day or begin with tears, stress and chaos. More...

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Sports

Bears have victorious week

The Burke County Bears had a great week, winning all of their games. Last Wednesday, Feb. More...

Bears finish season at state tourney

The Burke County High School Bears finished their season in the third round of state after being defeated by Sandy Creek 64-44 last Wednesday, Feb. More...

Spartans 3-0 in first week of games

The Edmund Burke Academy Spartans varsity baseball team defeated Augusta Prep 13-0 on Tuesday, Feb. 27, as three pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Sophomore Jonathan Duffie struck out Augusta Prep’s Doby to finish off the game.  More...

Burke Happenings

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Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Lenten Services  The Burke Black Churches Benevolent Association will observe the 40-day Lenten season with 7 p.m. services weekly, beginning on Wednesday. More...

Legals

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