March 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

FFA annual plant sale underway

Burke County High School’s FFA students are showing off their green thumbs this week during their annual spring plant sale.  More...

Coffee and Art

Local leaders and community supporters gathered last Friday at the Waynesboro Ice Plant to recognize student artists from area schools during the Burke County Chamber of Commerce’s Coffee Before Hours.  More...

March 29 is Vietnam War Veterans Day

The Margaret Jones #27 Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy along with Waynesboro Mayor Greg Carswell Jr. have signed a proclamation recognizing Thursday, March 29, 2018, as National Vietnam War Veterans Day.  More...

For The Record

Deputies complete advanced training

Two Burke County Sheriff’s deputies recently completed a course in Advanced Traffic Law.  The course, which was conducted by the Georgia Police Academy Division of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC), is required by the Georg More...

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 94 patients’ calls the week of March 19-25. Seventy-nine of those calls resulted in transports, including 39 to Augusta hospitals. More...

Rep. Allen speaks at Rotary Club

Twelfth District Congressman Rick Allen came to the Waynesboro Rotary Club on Tuesday and trumpeted the accomplishments of the Trump administration, particularly the tax cut bill. Speaking of U.S. More...

Obituaries

Andrew Darnell Waters

Andrew Darnell Waters, 57, passed away on March 26, 2018 at Augusta University Medical Center after an extended illness.  More...

Kinyatto Rhaney

Mr. Kinyatto Rhaney of Waynesboro, age 43, entered into rest on March 22, 2018. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 31, 2018, 12:00 noon at Fellowship Baptist Church, 4820 Hwy 25 South, Waynesboro, GA. More...

Mary Helen Chance

Mrs. Mary Helen Chance of Sardis, age 69, entered into eternal rest March 25, 2018. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 31, 2018, 3:00 p.m. at Waynesboro Deliverance Evangelistic Church, 938 Old Millen Highway, Waynesboro, GA. More...

Legals

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Holy Week worship services continue at local churches

Christian churches around the world kicked off Holy Week this past weekend, beginning with Palm Sunday. Community church services will continue throughout the week until Easter Sunday, April 1. Dr. More...

Apollo Night is this Saturday

Two childhood friends have come together to help showcase local talent while also raising money for the community.  On Saturday night, the duo presents the final installment of Apollo Night, with all proceeds benefiting the Veterans Community Ce More...

Editorial

Legislative update

Last week the Georgia General Assembly reconvened for the 11th week of the 2018 legislative session and completed Legislative Day 38. We have just two days remaining in the legislative session.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

CIRCA, EASTER

Easter.  The most confusing holiday to be included on the Gregorian calendar.  Before we get into this week's Southern scribblings, we're going to have a little civics/history/ literature lesson.  Hope you don't mind.  The purpose More...

Sports

Netters finish regular season, prepare for region playoff

The Burke County High School Bears tennis teams finished their regular season last week with the boys at the top with a 4-0 region record and first seed going into the region tourney. More...

Bears have huge region win over Cross Creek

The Burke County Bears (11-3, 5-1) defeated Cross Creek (7-3, 4-1) last Friday, March 23, by 5-4 after junior Colby Baker stole second base followed by Cross Creek making two throwing errors on the play allowing Baker to score and secure a huge regio More...

Burke tracksters off to strong start

The Burke County High School Bears track team began their season on March 17 at the Greene County Invitational, winning first place in both the girls and boys meet.  More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

BCHS SENIOR FINES  Outstanding fines for members of the Class of 2018 must be paid by April 1, in order to participate in the senior trip. After April 1, fines must be paid by May 16, in order to participate in graduation practice. More...

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...

School News

FCA top spellers

Eleven students from Faith Christian Academy participated in the American Christian Schools International regional spelling bee. The bee was hosted by Vidalia Heritage Academy in Vidalia. More...

BCMS students excel in science fair

Students from Burke County Middle School had great success in this year’s local and regional science fairs. More...

S.G.A. Positive Behavior/ Character Cubs for March

“Respecting Others” was the Positive Behavior/Character trait for the month of March. More...