August 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Broxton to lead Spartan baseball program

Following a successful career that spanned more than a decade, former Major League Baseball all-star Jonathan Broxton has decided to share his knowledge of the game by taking on the head coach position for the Edmund Burke Academy Spartans varsity ba More...

Tractor Supply hosting animal adoptions, pet supplies drive here

Tractor Supply Company in Waynesboro is hosting pet adoptions, a pet supplies drive and more on Saturday, Aug. 25 as part of Out Here With Animals, its month-long event for animals of all kinds and the people who care for them.  More...

Golden Harvest and Queensborough team up to distribute food

Golden Harvest Food Bank (GHFB) will be delivering a truck load of food for the needy in Waynesboro on Saturday, Sept. More...

Sports

Edmund Burke kicks off season in Statesboro

The Spartans of Edmund Burke Academy will begin their football season on the road this week, traveling to Statesboro to take on Bulloch Academy.  More...

Lady Spartans season off to bumpy start

The Edmund Burke Academy Lady Spartans softball team has suffered three losses at the top of its schedule for the 2018 season, but they are staying focused and working to improve their game.  More...

Bears lose by one to start the season

The Burke County High School Bears football team fell 23-22 against Benedictine on Saturday. More...

Obituaries

Caesar Hill, III

Hephzibah, GA- Mr. Caesar Hill, III, age 69, entered into eternal rest on August 12, 2018. Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 25, 2018, 2:00 p.m. at Kingdom Hall, 2460 Golden Camp Road, Augusta, GA. More...

Walter Anthony "Tony" Bell

Waynesboro, GA- Mr. Walter Anthony "Tony" Bell, age 53, entered into eternal rest on August 20, 2018. Memorial services will be held Saturday, August 25, 2018, 12 noon at Phinazee and Son Funeral Home, 404 West 8th Street, Waynesboro, GA. More...

Jimmy Joyner O’Connor

Jimmy Joyner O’Connor went peacefully to Heaven on July 19, 2018, at the age of 68. More...

County hires new animal services director

A Burke County native has been hired to serve as the county’s new animal services director.  More...

County to pass zoning ordinance

Come January, Burke County will experience something it’s never had before – zoning.  More...

BikersAgainst Bullies meet and greet on Saturday

Now that school is back in session, children are at higher risk for encountering the evitable – bullies. Thanks to Bikers Against Bullies, students across the CSRA are learning firsthand how to deal with such situations.  More...

Editorial

HUMANITY FIRST PLEASE

All human beings, the human race, humankind; what exactly do we mean when we talk about humanity? More...

Political Cartoon

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SNIPPETS

It was a simple entry in Grandma's diary.  Daddy's Mama kept a journal for a few years during the early 50's and it was later published in book form. More...

For The Record

FROM THE BLOTTER

Love gone wrong   Dealing with a romance gone sour is sometimes a difficult matter. Two local couples recently needed the intervention of law enforcement to settle things down.  More...

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County emergency Management Agency responded to 95 patients' calls during the week ending August 19.  Of those calls, 67 resulted in transports, with 42 being taken to Augusta hospitals. More...

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Legals

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