April 10, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Local businesses welcome Masters guests

Waynesboro might not be the home of the Masters tournament, but its a friendly neighbor awaiting guests with open arms and a unique hospitality year after year.  Though eateries and hotels obviously feel the influx of guests for the April golf e More...

News

Chapel plays an important role at EBA

After the 8:10 bell finishes ringing, the students settle down and all bow their heads for prayer. This is how a typical chapel session begins at Edmund Burke Academy. More...

Waynesboro woman killed in morning crash

A Waynesboro woman’s death marks the second fatality on Burke roadways in less than a week.  Authorities responded to a single vehicle crash at the intersection of Four Points Road and Old Waynesboro Road around 7 a.m. Friday morning. More...

REMOP seeking local samples for education

The Radionuclide Education, Monitoring and Outreach Project, operated by the University of Georgia’s Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL), is continuing the sampling phase of its project. More...

Sports

BACK TO BACK region champs in baseball

They played a nearly flawless game in the biggest one of the season to date, and they walked away from it with a championship trophy for the second year in a row.  More...

Burke County tennis wins region

While both teams may not have come out on top, the Bears have moved on to the state competition in tennis. The boys claimed their second region title in the school’s history on Wednesday, and the girls finished as the region runner-up.  More...

Big week after break for Spartans

While Edmund Burke’s Spartan baseball team gets a break from games this week, it’s back to business first thing Monday afternoon.  More...

Obituaries

Harry Fleming, Jr.

Celebration of Life for Mr. Harry Fleming, Jr. age 27 of Waynesboro, GA. will be held on Saturday April 13, 2019 12:00 p.m. at Watkinsville Baptist Church 1681 GA Hwy 24 West Waynesboro, GA. 30830 with Dr. Alfred Cason, Pastor. More...

Alicia Smith

Celebration of Life for Ms. Alicia Smith age 33 of Waynesboro, GA. will be held on Saturday April 13, 2019 3:00 p.m. at St. Clair Baptist Church 124 William Tinley Rd. Keysville, GA. 30816 with Pastor Tommie Walker. More...

Henry Russell Cooper

Hephzibah, GA- Mr. Henry Russell Cooper, age 54, entered into eternal rest on April 7, 2019 at his residence. Homegoing Celebration will be held Saturday, April 13, 2019, 2:00 p.m. at Phillip Grove Baptist Church, 255 Lovers Lane, Waynesboro, GA. More...

One arrested, two wanted for murder

While one man sits behind bars, two others are being sought by police following the murder of a 27-yearold Waynesboro resident.  More...

Video captures brutal attack

One man is in custody and more arrests are expected after the brutal beating of a man in Magnolia Acres on Sunday afternoon. More...

HOLY WEEK SERVICES BEGIN SUNDAY

Churches across the world will begin Holy Week services this weekend on Palm Sunday, April 14, and local community churches will continue alternating the hosting duties each day throughout the week until Easter Sunday on April 21.  According to More...

Editorial

SPRING CLEANING THE DIRT IN YOUR HEAD

Spring is here! The skies are blue, flowers are blooming and the grass is green. The arrival of spring gives some of us the urge to get outside and play in the dirt. More...

TO ME

"You say it's your birthday.  It's my birthday too, yeah.  They say it's your birthday.  We're gonna have a good time."  More...

LET US REJOICE

There are not that many things about which we can rejoice. In a world of conflict and ill will it’s always good to get some good news. The Mueller Report is completed with the integrity of our nation still in intact. More...

For The Record

Burke EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 96 patients’ calls during the week ending April 7. Of those, 69 resulted in transports, including 47 to Augusta hospitals and one to another out of county hospital. More...

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT APRIL 15

Jurors have been drawn for the October 2018 term of Superior Court criminal session with Judge John Flythe presiding. Jurors are to report at 9 a.m. Monday, April 15 to the Burke County Courthouse.  The list includes:  More...

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Burke Happenings

What's Next?

FRIDAY, APRIL 12  The Burke County Library will hold its annual Easter egg hunt 11-12:30 p.m. at the library. Everyone will meet in the auditorium at 10:30 a.m. 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...