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Ex Canadian dog trainer convicted of first degree murder

The Canadian murder trial of Boris Panovski came to an end last week as the accused was found guilty of first degree murder on Friday, June 29. This conviction comes with a mandatory life sentence in Canada.  More...

Utility bill collection scams increasing

Have you paid your utility bill? Chances are that you have but that isn’t stopping scammers from taking advantage of businesses and consumers by impersonating electric, water and cable company employees looking to deactivate for nonpayment. More...

Planters EMC provides students with opportunity to lead and learn

Planters Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) recently sponsored three local students on the 2018 Washington Youth Tour. More...

For The Record

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT JULY 9

Jurors have been drawn for the April 2018 term of Superior Court criminal/civil session with Judge Ashley Wright presiding. Jurors are to report at 9 a.m. Monday, July 9 to the Burke County Courthouse.  More...

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Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Revival   Bottsford Spring Missionary Baptist Church will hold its Revival Service 7:30 p.m. nightly through July 5. The Rev. Larry Boyd, pastor of Forest Hill Baptist Church will be the guest minister. The public is invited. More...

School News

Burke County announces honor roll for fourth nine weeks

The Burke County Public School System has released the names of honor students for the fourth nine weeks. Students named to the honor roll include:  BURKE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL  PRINCIPAL’S LIST   More...

Several crashes recorded with no serious injuries

Sheriff’s deputies had a busy week tending to various crashes involving a dump truck, children and one of their own.  More...

County increases investment in Family Y center

The county has decided to nearly double its investment in constructing a Family YMCA in Waynesboro.  During a called meeting on Wednesday, June 27, the board of commissioners voted 4-1 in favor of a $6,377,550 option that would provide the count More...

Editorial

Burke County education gives firm foundation

Michael Youngblood was a great high school athlete at Burke County High School. After graduating in 1998, he played for GSU where he was part of its two-time national championship football team. More...

PATIENCE….PART 3….ADD PERSONALITIES

Many of us in this country are carrying much more personal debt than we’d like to admit. Whether our income is $50,000 or $500,000, we all seem to be caught up in the same habits of overspending and over-borrowing. More...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Editor:  As a proud resident and tax payer of Burke County for 40 years, I find a very disturbing issue plaguing our otherwise lovely, progressive community. The fly in the ointment is the lack of Animal Services.  More...

Obituaries

Harry E. Lawson, Jr.

Waynesboro, GA - Mr. Harry E. Lawson, Jr., age 62, of Waynesboro, entered into rest Saturday, June 23, 2018.  He was the son of the late Harry E. Lawson, Sr. and Doris Moore Lawson. More...

Mildred Virginia Rabun

Mildred Virginia Rabun 79, entered into rest on Sunday July 1, 2018 at her residence.  Funeral services will be held 11a.m. Friday July 6, 2018 at Piney Grove Baptist Church, 5060 Mike Padgett Hwy, Augusta with Pastor Bobby Tomlon officiating. More...

Velna Radcliff Glisson

Velna Radcliff Glisson, 86, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday June 29, 2018. She was a lifelong resident of Burke County, a member of First Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school for many years. More...

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