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2020-01-22 E-Edition

Dream The Impossible Dream

The annual MLK Commemorative Parade was held Saturday as various groups, churches, elected officials and community friends gathered to remember the life and mission of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Armed with the theme “Dream the Impossible Dream,” participants marched through downtown Waynesboro in honor of a man who fought for equal rights amongst all people, ultimately giving […]

Suspect arrested in armed robbery

A store clerk in Sardis was robbed at gunpoint on Monday night, and less than 24 hours later the culprit was behind bars. According to police reports, the suspect entered the Family Dollar on Charles Perry Avenue around 8:30 p.m. dressed in all black and held a gun up to the cashier and another employee demanding money. Sardis Police Chief […]

Papa’s Pizza employee charged with burglary

A Papa’s Pizza employee has been arrested for stealing money from the business. According to reports, officers from the Waynesboro Police Department were called to the business on Jan. 1. The store manager reported that she’d come in to make a deposit and noticed the bank deposit bag was missing from its usual location. Upon reviewing video footage, she saw […]

County lifts ban on new solar farms

Burke County Commissioners Tuesday gave the first of two readings to an ordinance amending the regulation of solar energy farms. Commissioners also voted to end the current moratorium on construction of new solar farms as of Feb. 11 when the zoning amendment will likely receive second and final reading. The commission placed the moratorium on new solar farms several months […]

Winners circle

The Georgia Field Trials wrapped up competition with the final two stakes at Di-Lane Plantation last week. Pictured above, from left, are winners from the Georgia Derby Classic: first place, Millers Record Heat with Mike Tracy and Jack Kimbrell; second place, Sandy Hill Wally with Tommy Rice and handler Jerry Raynor; and third place, Dominations Rebel Diva with handler Doug […]

Burke organizations come together to celebrate the legacy of Dr. King

On Saturday, January 11, 2020, the Burke County Improvement Association and the Burke County Black Churches Benevolent Association celebrated their second annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Banquet. The event was held at the Burke County Office Park Auditorium with the theme, “A Legacy of Service.” The organizations came together to not only celebrate the life and legacy of […]

There’s a new taco in town


If anything can make the grand opening of a new business even more exciting, it’s got to be tacos. Last week, El Toro Taqueria celebrated its ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening with the community and offered up a big incentive: all purchases through Jan. 31 are entered into a drawing to win free tacos for a year. Owners Juan […]

BCHS Beta Club ‘Strive for Beta Hygiene’ drive

The Burke County High School Beta Club is holding a “Strive for Beta Hygiene” drive for students in the Burke County Public School System. In partnership with the sheriff’s office and Beta clubs from both Blakeney Elementary and Burke County Middle schools, BCHS students Murray Flowers, Abigail Marshall, Sarah Tinsley, Kayla Saenz and Megan Thomas plan to educate students on […]