February 6, 2019 RSS feed / News

Teacher incorporates Harley into reading program - Free Access

After a dozen years of teaching, Ryan Williams has found a new way to think outside the box. He literally jumps on his Harley Davidson and drives out of that box, straight to the homes of his students. More...

Highway 56 paving to delay travel here

Yesterday (Tuesday) Reeves Construction Company began final asphalt paving work along the State Highway 56 North widening project in Burke County. The public could see delays for two weeks.  More...

Georgia Power offers safety tips as winter temperatures set in

As winter weather arrives, Georgia Power encourages customers to keep safety in mind and offers safety tips about electrical fire prevention and tools for home safety.  Developing a schedule to conduct home checks of appliances and outlets is a More...

Urgent need for type O negative blood donations

Shepeard Community Blood Center has an urgent and immediate need for Type O Negative blood.  Center spokesperson Ashley Whitaker said this week that, “all eligible donors are encouraged to donate at a mobile drive or at one of Shepeard&rsq More...

WHAT’S FOR LUNCH?

Next week’s elementary school lunch menu for Burke County Public Schools:  MONDAY: Spaghetti w/ breadsticks or Yogurt & Granola w/ string cheese & graham crackers Choices: White Acre Peas, Mixed Vegetables, Tossed Salad, Orange, Fr More...

Seniors compete for prettiest hat

The Senior Citizens Center of Burke County recently held a pretty hat contest, with both women and men participating. Pictured at top-right, are winners Bennie Coleman, first place; Pecola Campbell, second place; and Rosa Davis, third place.   More...