2013-12-11

Lady Bears start season 4-0




The Lady Bears are starting the season strong, going undefeated in their first four matchups. After burying Screven County 67-11 last Friday, Burke County High School’s girls edged by a solid Liberty County team 68- 67. They started the season with a 50-40 road win over AAAA Whitewater just before Thanksgiving and followed up with a 57-45 win at Sandy […]

Salter, Hurst exchange vows



Miss Tara Megan Salter became the bride of Mr. John Christopher Hurst on October 12, 2013 at 4 o’clock in the afternoon at Botsford Baptist Church with the Rev. Wayne Dixon officiating. The bride is the daughter of Phil and Shirley Salter of Waynesboro. The groom is the son of Johnny and Cindy Hurst of Midville. Nuptial music was provided […]

Men Who Cook



WORST COOKING DISASTER Since 1991, some friends and I have made a trip to the Georgia mountains during the first weekend in December. One of the guys always cooked a huge breakfast on Saturday morning – bacon, eggs, grits, biscuits, sausage, gravy. It’s kind of like going to Cracker Barrel and ordering everything from the breakfast menu. Several years ago, […]

Spartans play solid against tough tourney opponents




They didn’t play for the tournament title, but Edmund Burke Academy’s Boy’s Basketball Team had a strong showing against some premier basketball programs. The Spartans faced one of the best basketball teams in the entire GISA, Westminster School, during the first round of the Garden City Classic last Thursday night in Augusta. And, Edmund Burke nearly pulled off a huge […]

Lady Spartans claim runner-up trophy

At Garden City Classic


The Lady Spartans gained a huge confidence boost on the court recently, after finishing second in an eight-team tournament. Edmund Burke Academy’s Girl’s Basketball team (3-3) made a run for the title at the Garden City Classic held at Augusta Prep this past weekend. Although they lost by eight points in the championship game, the Lady Spartans played some of […]

Bears sink Screven in season opener




The Bears tipped off baskeabll season with a 72-47 win over Screven County last Friday, Burke County High School’s boys pulled off the big win after just a few practices with the full team. Several of the players had been playing football until last week, Head Coach Purvis Dukes pointed out. “The guys came out and played well together as […]

Burke County Jail Bookings December 2-8



Church News



William Grove William Grove Baptist Church will host its 2nd Annual Christmas Musical, 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 14. Rosemont Rosemont Heights Baptist Church will present its childrens musical “Every Little Angel” on Sunday, December 15 at 6 p.m. The community is invited. Neely Grove Neely Grove Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will celebrate its 119th Anniversary, 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 15. […]

Jurors drawn for Superior Court



Jurors have been drawn for the October 2013 term of Superior Court criminal/civil session with Judge J. Wade Padgett presiding. Jurors are to report 9:30 a.m., Monday, Dec. 16, to the Burke County Courthouse in Waynesboro. The list includes: Tangela A. Lakes, Waynesboro; Shirley Fowler Gray, Waynesboro; James Attaway Dixon, Waynesboro; James Williams, Waynesboro; Alfred Edward Wall III, Blythe; Daryl […]

Miss Owens to wed Mr. McGee



Monica Owens and DaShaun McGee would like to announce their upcoming wedding on Saturday, December 21, 2013. Monica is a graduate of Albany State University and is currently teaching Pre-K at Jesup Elementary School in Jesup, Ga. DaShaun is a graduate of Valdosta State University and is currently the Director of Bands at Burke County High School in Waynesboro, Ga. […]