November 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Waynesboro police to educate drivers

Operation Parking Safe

The Waynesboro Police Department has initiated a new program they hope will not only make roads safer and easier to travel, but one that will educate drivers and help them avoid being ticketed.  More...

News

COMMUNITY EVENTS TO CELEBRATE Veteran's Day

Many events around the community have been planned to celebrate Veterans Day and to honor and remember those who put their lives on the line for this great country.  The holiday, which is celebrated on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th m More...

Dinner theatre is Tuesday, Nov. 13

Burke County teenagers are hitting the stage next Tuesday to shine the spotlight on a local organization that helps special needs children.  More...

Tour of Homes

The Burke County Woman’s Club will hold the Christmas Tour of Homes from 4-7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased in advance at the Burke County Museum, Yvonne’s and Pecan Row or from any club member.   More...

Sports

Bears to host state playoffs

For the 12th straight season, Eric Parker has led his Bears to the first round of the Georgia High School Association’s football playoffs. Whether they can advance beyond that first step will depend on their performance this Friday, Nov. More...

Netters end season in state playoffs

The Burke County High School Bears volleyball team finished up the season with a 3-0 loss against West Laurens in the first round of the state playoffs held at Woodward Academy in College Park.  More...

Obituaries

Daisy Mae Crumbley

Waynesboro, GA- Ms. Daisy Mae Crumbley, age 93, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, November 4, 2018. More...

People

Scotlyn Amelia Odo

Welcome little one!

Cale and Reagan Odom of Shellman Bluff announce the birth of their daughter, Scotlyn Amelia. “Scottie” was born Oct. 9, 2018 at Candler Hospital in Savannah. More...

Close races for state offices

Burke County voters aligned with the state of Georgia on Election Day, favoring Republicans in most races.  More...

Spartans stomp the Bucs for region championship

Rogers Field was a sea of red as the Edmund Burke Academy family celebrated following a 48-7 victory over Briarwood on Friday night. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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OLD STOGIES

It was a while back.  I was browsing around a knick-knack/junk store that was exactly the kind of place where I can spend hours walking and looking.  Remembering.  One of my kids was with me, I honestly can’t remember which one. More...

DYSFUNCTIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

Licensed Clinical Social Worker Sharon Martin wrote an article for the PsychCentral website entitled “Why Do We Repeat the Same Dysfunctional Relationship Patterns Over and Over?” The article cites the destructive patterns that contribute More...

For The Record

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT NOV. 13

Jurors have been drawn for the October 2018 term of Superior Court criminal and/or civil session with Judge J. Wade Padgett, presiding. Jurors are to report at 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 13, to the Burke County Courthouse.  More...

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS•OCT. 29-NOV. 4

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Burke County EMA report

The Burke County emergency Management Agency responded to 99 patients’ calls during the week ending November 4. Of those, 72 resulted in transports, including 42 to Augusta hospitals and four to other out-of-county hospitals. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Women’s Bible Study   Rosemont Baptist Church Women’s Bible Study "A Perfect Mess" begins Wednesday nights at 6 p.m. on Nov. 7 for six weeks. All ladies are invited to join this study.  Senior Fellowship Dinner   More...

School News

EBA class reunion

The Edmund Burke Academy Class of 1983 recently met for its 35th class reunion at the home of Lauren Neville. More...

SGA Positive Behavior/ Character Cubs for October

“Good Restroom Behavior” was the Positive Behavior/Character trait for the month of October. More...