March 27, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Building A Foundation For Life

A good foundation is vital for any structure, whether that structure is a home, a building, or a life. This is something that Kim Johnson Danner realized at young age. More...

FFA plant sale starts Tuesday

Next week, the community has an opportunity to see how hard Burke County’s agricultural students have been working.  More...

MAGNOLIA SPRINGS CALENDAR OF EVENTS

FRIDAY, MARCH 29  Stargazing by Boat  7:30 PM to 9 PM  Magnolia Springs State Park, Millen.   More...

Sports

Bears suffer two losses

The Bears ended their week with two losses but had a positive outlook going into play for this week’s schedule on the diamond.  First, they were defeated by Harlem 10-2 on Tuesday, March 19, and then fell 10-6 to region opponent Cross Cree More...

Bears wrap up region play, prepare for tourney

The Burke County Bears tennis teams finished out their regular season region play last week with wins for both the girls and boys teams against Thomson High School. The girls team won 5-0 and the boys, 4-1.  More...

Girls, boys finish in first and second

Burke County track

Burke County High School’s track teams had impressive finishes Saturday after competing in the Charles E. Turner Memorial Invitational in Dublin.  The girls breezed past the competition, finishing in first place with 78 points. More...

Obituaries

Savanna DeLaney “Vanna” Loper

Savanna DeLaney “Vanna” Loper, age 18, of Waynesboro, died Saturday, March 16, 2019, from injuries received from an ATV accident. She was born in Vidalia and lived there until moving to Waynesboro in 2010. More...

Carolyn Wells

Celebration of Life for Ms. Carolyn Wells, age 69 of Hephzibah, GA. will be held on Saturday March 30, 2019 2:00 p.m. at Noah’s Ark Baptist Church 4466 GA Hwy 80 W Keysville, GA 30816 with Pastor Karlton Howard, officiating. More...

Charles Houston

Celebration of Life for Mr. Charles Houston, age 54 of Waynesboro, Ga. will be held on Saturday March 30, 2019 12:00 p.m. at Waynesboro Deliverance Evangelistic Church 938 Old Millen Hwy Waynesboro, GA. 30830 with Pastor Charles Green Jr. More...

School News

EBA announces honor roll for third nine weeks

The following students were named to Edmund Burke Academy’s honor roll for the second nine weeks:  A+ HONOR ROLL   Seventh grade: Micah Bowen, Sydney Coble, Jasi Lyn Oglesby, Hannah Posey, Connor Syms and Morgan Tedder   More...

Courthouse security costs will increase

The new Burke County Judicial Center will have six full-time security officers at a cost of over $300,000 per year.  Commissioners recently approved a request from the sheriff’s office for the new positions, which will be added to the nine More...

Group proposes bus system in Waynesboro

A group of local citizens is proposing to revamp public transportation within Waynesboro to include scheduled bus routes, designated stops and reduced fees for riders.  More...

Eagles on top

The Faith Christian Academy Eagles tennis teams played a region tournament against John Hancock Academy and Nathaniel Greene, and the Eagles came out on top as region champs.  More...

Editorial

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LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – APRIL 1, 2009  BCHS Athletic Director Wade Marchman was named Class AAA AD of the Year. He was selected by his peers from across the state. More...

I PRAY HE LAUGHS

(Re-printed from 2010)  I’m pretty sure that I’m going to Heaven.  In fact, I’m as certain as I think it’s possible to be.  More...

For The Record

Legislative update

We have less than two weeks left to go until the end of the 2019 session. This week, the Senate debated and voted on 25 House Bills and Resolutions.  More...

Burke EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 100 patients’ calls during the week ending March 24.  Of those, 61 resulted in transports, including 44 to Augusta hospitals. More...

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS•MAR. 18-24

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Burke Happenings

What's Next?

TUESDAY, APRIL 2  First Tuesday at Liberty community fellowship at Liberty Market, 107 E. 7th Street, from noon-1. Augustus Palmer will preach and together we will enjoy complimentary lunch, singing, and prayer. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Lenten Services  The Burke Black Churches Benevolent Association will observe the 40-day Lenten season with 7 p.m. services weekly, beginning on Ash Wednesday. More...

People

Annie Raye Hurst

Welcome little one!

John and Tara Hurst of Waynesboro announce the birth of their daughter, Annie Raye, born 2:59 a.m. Feb. 21, 2019, at University Hospital in Augusta. More...