October 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Blue Star Memorial headed to Burke

It’s the first of its kind in the county, and the Midville Garden Club is blooming with excitement over the announcement.  The club, which is a member of the Azalea District, has teamed up with the Garden Club of Georgia Inc., the American More...

News

Teachers of the Year

The Burke County Public School System recently announced its five finalists for District Teacher of the Year. The teachers will be honored during the Burke County High School football game halftime show this Friday, Oct. 12.  More...

Bears Queen

Breniyah Lewis was all smiles at halftime when she was named the 2018 Burke County High School Homecoming Queen on Friday night. The Bear Den erupted with applause when the senior was crowned by last year’s queen Keyonna Jones.  More...

HalloWING Bash to support Chamber

Big time celebrities were there last year – Sonny and Cher, Mel and Flo, Guns ‘N’ Roses band members, Hugh Hefner. Even some cowboys and convicts showed up. More...

For The Record

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS•OCT. 1-7

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Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT OCT. 9

Jurors have been drawn for the April 2018 term of Superior Court criminal/civil session with Judge Carl C. Brown, Jr. presiding. Jurors are to report at 9 a.m. Monday, October 15 to the Burke County Courthouse. More...

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 83 patients' calls during the week ending October 7. Of those, 56 were transported, including 38 to Augusta hospitals and three to other out-of-county hospitals. More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

SATURDAY, OCT. 20  The Midville Community Festival will begin at 10 a.m. in Downtown Midville. There will be food, games, entertainment and prizes.  HALLOWEEN AT THE LIBRARY   More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Three-night Fall Revival  Summerstand Outreach will hold its threenight fall revival 7:30 p.m. nightly, Oct. 10-12. Evangelist John Hobbs of Augusta will be guest speaker. The public is invited.  52nd Youth Ministry Anniversary  More...

BC Got Game

Burke County High School celebrated Homecoming Week with its annual parade through Downtown Waynesboro. Floats were decorated by each class and tied into this year’s theme: BC Got Game! More...

BMC to hold Color Run and health fair

When a color is applied to represent a particular type of cancer, people remember. Survivors wear it proudly, and family members and friends utilize it to honor and, unfortunately, mourn those who lost their battles.  More...

Editorial

CHOOSING A LIFE OF RESILIENCE

Resilience is the quality that allows some people to be knocked down in life and come back stronger than ever. Instead of letting failure overcome them, they find a way to get back up and move on. More...

Political Cartoon

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LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – OCTOBER 15, 2008  A former local chiropractor avoided arrest for theft by conversion when he reimbursed all his patients who had paid in advance for treatment. Dr. More...

Sports

Bears dominate on Homecoming night

One game into Region 3-AAAA play and the Burke County Bears are right where they need to be after defeating Cross Creek last Friday 41-7 in front of a standing-room only Homecoming crowd in the Bear Den.  More...

Obituaries

Dorothy Belle "Dee Bee" Macaulay

Dorothy Belle ("Dee Bee") Macaulay passed away Sunday, October 7, 2018.  More...

Dan F. Wilson, Jr.

Dan F. Wilson Jr, 85, died Sunday September 30, 2018 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born August 17, 1933, in Augusta, he was the son of the late Dan F. Wilson and Blanche Wade Wilson. He grew up in Waynesboro, Ga. More...

Frances Hebbard Dye

Retired business woman and loving mother, Mrs. Frances Hebbard Dye of Midville was peacefully called home to be with the Lord Jesus. Mrs. More...

School News

Edmund Burke Homecoming Court 2018

Edmund Burke Academy is in the midst of celebrating its annual Homecoming week, and several ladies from each high school class will serve on this year’s Homecoming Court.  More...

FCA Class of 2020 Ring Ceremony

On Friday, Oct. 5, Faith Christian Academy held a school wide chapel and Junior Ring Ceremony to honor the Class of 2020. The juniors shared special memories of FCA and favorite scripture passages. More...