April 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

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Shop, Shuck and Shag is this Saturday

The oysters are back, but Downtown Waynesboro is the real pearl.  More...

Rep. Allen visits Plant Vogtle

U.S. Congressman Rick W. Allen (R-Ga.-12) recently toured the construction site of Plant Vogtle Units 3 and 4 in Waynesboro. More...

AgGeorgia returns over $342,000 to Burke County

AgGeorgia Farm Credit, a Georgia based agricultural lending cooperative with a local office in Waynesboro, has announced that dividends totaling $13,630,305 have been declared by its Board of Directors, with receipt by members anticipated the first w More...

Sports

Bears pick up spring break win over Lincoln County

The Burke County Bears (13- 3, 6-1) defeated Harlem (17-8, 9-2) last Tuesday, April 3, by 10-6, and on Monday night, April 9, they celebrated senior night by defeating Lincoln County by 16-4, both in non conference games.  More...

Baseball players, families honored at senior night

The Burke County High School varsity baseball team celebrated Senior Night on Monday, April 9. Coach Billy Marchman said it was a wonderful celebration shared with five special families who mean much to the success of the program at BCHS.  More...

Spartans split double header to region opponent

The Edmund Burke Academy Spartan baseball team played a double header on Saturday, April 7, against Trinity Christian School, their last region opponent before the region tournament.  More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES   More...

School News

Burke students attend Georgia Junior National Livestock Show & Rodeo

Youth livestock projects have played an active role in the success of our local students for several years. The purpose of organization likes 4-H and FFA are to develop leadership, life skills and citizenship for its members. More...

Two die over the weekend on Burke roadways

A teenager and a grandmother were killed in two separate traffic incidents on Burke roadways within 24 hours of one another.  Alexis Brianna Russell, 13, an eighthgrader at Burke County Middle School, died Saturday, April 7, after being run over More...

Area Business to Expand into Waynesboro

Thomson-Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram- FIAT has announced plans to build a new dealership here. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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CIRCA, EASTER

(Due to a technical glitch Don Lively's Easter column was not run in its entirety. More...

POWER CORRUPTS

John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton, first Baron Acton (1834–1902) is credited with the axiom: All power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely. We now have a front row seat on how unbridled power looks. More...

For The Record

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT APRIL 16

Jurors have been drawn for the October, 2017 term of Superior Court, Judge Daniel J. Craig presiding. Jurors are to report at 9 a.m. Monday, April 16 at the Burke County Courthouse.  More...

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 155 patients' calls in the two-week period from March 26-April 8. Of those, 139 were transported, including 73 to Augusta hospitals.  More...

Georgia state Patrol report

State troopers from the Sylvania Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated two traffic crashes during the month of March 2018 in Burke County. Sgt. First Class J.C. Lacienski said the traffic crashes resulted in no injuries or deaths.  More...

Obituaries

Alexis Brianna Russell

Alexis Brianna Russell, 13, entered into rest Saturday, April 7, 2018. She was born in Oklahoma City, OK and has lived in Burke County for many years. She was an 8th grade student at Burke County Middle School.  More...

Ronald Lovett

Services for Ronald Lovett, age 66, of Dublin, will be held at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in the chapel of Townsend Brothers Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Northview Cemetery. More...

Beverly "Bev" Young

Ms. Beverly "Bev" Young of Waynesboro, age 56, entered into eternal rest April 8, 2018. Funeral services will be Saturday, April 14, 2018, 12:00 noon at Fellowship Baptist Church, 4820 Hwy 25 South, Waynesboro, GA. More...