November 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Family lodge at McGruder destroyed by holiday fire

Thanksgiving got off to a really bad start for some family members who found themselves in a housefire very early Wednesday morning, Nov. 21.  More...

News

In the spirit of giving

AN EBA TRADITION

Service to others has become just as much a part of their high school careers as comp papers and algebra lessons, and students at Edmund Burke Academy are especially fond of their Christmas traditions.  More...

Parades kicking off Christmas season

Santa Claus is coming to … towns. More...

Christmas Tour of Homes is Saturday

Waynesboro will be bustling with Christmas activity this Saturday as the ladies of the Burke County Woman's Club help kick off the holiday season with their annual Tour of Homes.  More...

Sports

Season ends for Spartans

“We beat Terrell. More...

Bears on the prowl

The Bears are starting the season off on their own court.  This Friday, Nov. 30, basketball season kicks into full gear as Burke County High School holds its first game of the season against Greenbrier High School.  More...

Spartans, Lady Spartans hit the court for basketball season

The Edmund Burke Academy varsity basketball teams kicked off their 2018-2019 season with games at Westminster in Augusta yesterday (Tuesday) and coaches who are optimistic about the months ahead of them.  Not only are the teams playing in a new More...

Obituaries

Jeffery Scott Lewis

Jeffery Scott Lewis, 65, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 25, 2018. Scott was born on August 30, 1953 in Waco, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Lynne Lewis, of Carlsbad, New Mexico. More...

Neely Jones

Waynesboro, Ga.- Mr. Neely Jones, age 75, entered into eternal rest on November 20, 2018. Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 1, 2018, 12:00 noon at Thompson Bridge Baptist Church, 2965 Seven Oaks Rd, Waynesboro, GA. More...

Lucy G. Devine

Waynesboro, Ga.- Mrs. Lucy G. Devine, age 77, entered into eternal rest on November 22, 2018. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, December 1, 2018, 12:00 noon at William Grove Church of God in Christ, 4703 US Highway 25 South, Millen, GA. More...

Runoff election is Tuesday

Come Tuesday, all the contests for statewide offices in Georgia will be over.  More...

Local woman needs lifesaving transplant

DONOR SOUGHT

She gets up every morning, puts on her lipstick and does her hair. She’s afraid if she doesn’t make the effort that she could succumb to the devastation that comes with being told she hasn’t much time left.  More...

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STILL THANKFUL

Oops.  I missed Thanksgiving.  Okay, I didn't exactly miss the holiday itself.  I didn't miss the great food. I didn't miss the great fellowship with family and friends. More...

RAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN

President Trump has decided in order to Make America Great Again we need to Rake. When the Camp Fire conflagration swept through Paradise, California, the town was devastated. More...

For The Record

Jurors drawn for State Court

REPORT DEC. 3

Jurors have been drawn for the December 2018 term of State Court criminal and/or civil session with Judge Jackson E. Cox II, presiding. Jurors are to report at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. Dec. 3, to the Burke County Courthouse.  More...

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 90 patients’ calls during the past week. Of those, 67 were transported, including 34 to Augusta hospitals. More...

Deputies get advanced DUI enforcement training

Personnel from the Burke County Sheriff’s Office and Waynesboro Police Department recently received advanced training in field sobriety testing and DUI enforcement.  Members of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center’s Traffic Divi More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

SATURDAY, DEC. 1   The Burke County Woman’s Club will hold the Christmas Tour of Homes from 4-7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased in advance at the Burke County Museum, Yvonne’s and Pecan Row.  TUESDAY, DEC. 4   More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Choir Anniversary  Third Chapel Baptist Church will celebrate its choir anniversary 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. More...

School News

BCHS student participates in area wiring contest

Josef Steinseifer, who is a member of Burke County High School’s FFA chapter, recently participated in the Area 4 Electrification Career Development Event (CDE) Competition.  “We’re very proud of Josef's accomplishment. More...

Real Men Really Do Read

Fifty-five male community volunteers visited the classrooms of Waynesboro Primary School recently to take part in the Real Men Really Do Read program. More...

See a need - Meet a need

The Burke County High School Beta Club expanded their canned food drive this year to include Waynesboro Primary School, tripling the amount of canned goods from last year. More...