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Field trials

The 2019 Georgia Field Trials got underway yesterday, Jan. 2, at Di- Lane Plantation with the Georgia Derby Championship. More...

News

Local Blanchard and Calhoun expands

Another experienced realtor is now a member of Blanchard and Calhoun’s Real Estate Company’s Waynesboro group.  Burke County resident Kristin Ellison has joined the West 7th Street office as a fulltime agent, bringing with her 14 yea More...

2018 year end review

TOP NEWS STORIES-PART TWO

MAY 2   Sheriffs, judges, law enforcement officers, elected officials and scores of local citizens turned out Friday morning to join in honoring former Sheriff Greg Coursey with the renaming of the county's sheriff's office and jail.  More...

Read the fine print

BBB TIP

BBB receives thousands of complaints each year alleging that customers were auto-billed for a product or service that they never wanted or realized they signed-up to receive. Anyone that makes purchases online is vulnerable.  More...

Sports

Bears sweep Big South Shootout, Lady Bears struggle to score

The Bears had a productive weekend on the court, winning both of their games in the Big South Shootout held in Duluth. More...

Obituaries

William Lee “Bill” Tindal

Mr. William Lee “Bill” Tindal, 88, of Cardinal Drive, Elberton, husband of Helen Smith Tindal, finished his course in faith on Monday, December 31, 2018, at his residence.  More...

Timothy Jerome Chance

Hephzibah, Ga. - Mr. Timothy Jerome Chance, age 34, entered into eternal rest on December 27, 2018. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 5, 2019, 1:00 p.m. More...

Pamela Ann Wright

Waynesboro, GA- Ms. Pamela Ann Wright, age 49, entered into eternal rest on December 30, 2018. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, January 5, 2019, 2:00 p.m. at Haven Munnerlyn United Methodist Church, 549 Barron Street, Waynesboro, GA. More...

Dickey retires after 50 years in banking

He cleaned out his desk last week, but he’s not completely saying goodbye to Southern Bank.  More...

Fatalities, serious injuries on local roadways decline

Two may seem like a small number, but when comparing life and death, it’s huge.  More...

Local restaurant to reopen this month

Not only is it getting a facelift but Huddle House has new owners and management, and plans for its 2019 reemergence are being finalized.  More...

Editorial

CHOOSE YOUR NEWS CAREFULLY

Journalism is the activity of gathering, assessing, creating and presenting news and information to a community of listeners or readers. It’s separate from other forms of communication and indispensible to democratic societies. More...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

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Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT JAN. 7

Jurors have been drawn for the October 2018 term of Superior Court criminal and/or civil session with Judge Michael N. Annis presiding. Jurors are to report at 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 7 to the Burke County Courthouse.  More...

Burke EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 105 patients’ calls during the week ending Dec. 30. Of those, 80 resulted in transports, including 52 to Augusta hospitals. More...

Sentencing scheduled for Monday, January 7

The following defendants are scheduled to be sentenced at 9 a.m. Monday, January 7, 2019 in the Burke County Courtroom. Superior Court Judge Michael N. Annis will preside.  More...

Church News

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CHURCH NEWS

Revival  Williams Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 1772 Hwy. 17 N, Millen, will hold its Fresh Start Revival 7 p.m. nightly January 1-3. Guest speaker will be the Rev. William Blount, pastor of Greater Young Zion Baptist Church in Augusta. More...