September 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Registration open for Bird Dog Breakaway

It’s time to get in some good exercise, and in the process, help a child in need.  Registration for the 11th annual Bird Dog Breakaway is now open. More...

News

Kings of the grill

Slowly Butt Smokin’ (pictured above) once again found themselves in the winners’ circle after taking the trophy in the Racks by the Tracks rib cook-off during the annual Farm Fest held Saturday. More...

The Hunt Continues

Ten years later, and those familiar bird dog breast cancer shirts with the signature “collared” ribbon are still a Burke County tradition.  The B. More...

Archery deer hunting season opened Saturday

Archery hunters got the first opportunity at bringing home a deer beginning Saturday, Sept. More...

For The Record

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 97 patients' calls the week ending Sept. 9. Sixty-five of the calls resulted in transports, including 38 to Augusta hospitals and one to another out of county hospital. More...

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS•SEPT. 3-9

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BURKE GRAND JURY RETURNS TRUE BILLS

The April 2018 term Grand Jury returned the following True Bills of indictment during the September 6, 2018 session.  James Louis Crews: Possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute; possession of marijuana less than one ounce.  More...

Obituaries

Dorothy Ann Hayes James

Blythe, GA – Dorothy “Dot” Ann Hayes James, 82, loving wife of 30 years to Ernie Plagwitz and the late Horace James, entered into her eternal rest Saturday afternoon, September 8, 2018 at her residence. More...

Peggy Brinson Langham

Waynesboro, GA - Peggy Brinson Langham, 86, wife of Wyman Langham, entered into rest Friday, September 7, 2018.  The family will receive friends Wednesday, September 12, 2018, from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m. More...

Larry L. Allen

Hephzibah, GA – Larry L. Allen, 72, passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2018, at the VA Hospital in Augusta. He was born on December 13, 1945, to the late Lee and Marie Sheppard Allen and spent most of his life in Burke County. More...

City upholds decision to terminate building inspector

In a 4-2 vote after a nearly fourhour long hearing, the City of Waynesboro upheld its decision to fire former building inspector Marcus Cobb. More...

Man arrested for stealing fried chicken

'Love that chicken from Popeyes'

A Statesboro man is behind bars after lifting a piece of fried chicken from Popeyes in Waynesboro.  Quantavious Carter, 24, was arrested Monday evening for theft by taking, disorderly conduct and carrying a weapon without a license.  More...

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LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – SEPT. 17, 2008  Motorists were concerned about a gasoline shortage after hurricanes disrupted supplies from the gulf coast. More...

WISHING

The dinner was great and the company was even better.  My family gathers a lot for no particular reason other than we enjoy getting together, not just for the myriad weddings and baby showers and family reunions.  We just seem to like each More...

Sports

Bears whup Warriors

Having started the season 0-2 and on a night with Burke County’s two leading rushers out with injuries, one might question if a young Bears’ team would show up ready to play last Friday against Wilkinson County.  More...

Netters have big week

The Burke County High School Netters (6-2) played four matches last week, winning three. They defeated Butler at home on Tuesday, Sept. 4, scoring 25-13 and 25-11. On Thursday, Sept. More...

Spartans suffer heartbreaking loss

Edmund Burke Academy dropped to 1-2 last Friday following a 28-21 loss to Terrell Academy. Quarterback Eason Waters, who was chosen as the Player of the Game, scored all three Spartan touchdowns, gaining 191 yards on 12 carries. More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

GEORGIA NATIONAL FAIR   The Georgia National Fair will raffle a family-pack of four tickets to attend the event, which will be held in Perry Oct. 4-14. To enter the drawing, stop by the Burke County Public Library now through Sept. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Fall Revival  Phillip Grove Baptist Church will hold its annual Fall Revival 7 p.m. Sept. 12, with the Rev. Leroy Jordan and the Bark Camp Baptist Church family; Sept. 19, with the Rev. More...

School News

FCA Students of the Month

Faith Christian Academy recently recognized students of the month for the month of August. These students demonstrated setting an example in God’s image.  More...

Legals

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