Jurors drawn for Superior Court

Jurors have been drawn for the October 2014 term of Superior Court criminal session with Judge J. David Roper presiding. Jurors are to report 9 a.m., Monday, Nov. 10, to the Burke County Courthouse in Waynesboro. The list includes nine deferred jurors and is as follows: Garry Pilcher Fulcher, Jr., Waynesboro; Marcus Jermaine Stearns, Keysville; Manton F. Horton Jr., Waynesboro; […]

Capital City Bank to Honor “Hometown Heroes”

In commemoration of the Veterans Day holiday, Capital City Bank is proud to once again celebrate Hometown Heroes Week. This time each year, Capital City associates organize special activities and events to recognize community members who give tirelessly of themselves to make a difference in the lives of their fellow citizens. To kick off the celebration, the Waynesboro Office will […]


Burke 4-Hers awarded for showmanship points

Burke County 4-H’ers Holt Sapp and Jiles Coble were recently recognized for their participation in the Georgia Junior Livestock Foundation (GJLF) Showmanship Points Circuit. Coble was recognized for winning 4th place in the Cloverleaf Division for showing Commercial Dairy Heifers. Sapp was recognized for winning 5th place in the Cloverleaf Division for showing Market Goats. GJLF Showmanship points were accumulated […]


The Waynesboro Exchange Club recognized local public service professionals for their contributions to the community. The annual awards honor outstanding employees of city and county law enforcement and emergency management agencies. Above, Exchange Club president Thomas Clark, far left, is pictured with 2014 recipients, including Cpl. Jay Hollingsworth of the Burke County Sheriff’s Office, 1st Lt. Mark Cates of the […]

Miss Canady, Mr. Kitchens exchange vows


Miss Tamera Lynn Canady became the bride of William Joseph Kitchens Sr. at 3:50 p.m., Friday, October 3, 2014 at a ceremony in Waynesboro. The bride is the daughter of Bobby and Sue Canady of Waynesboro. The groom is the son of Bill and Virginia Kitchens of Waynesboro. The couple will reside in Waynesboro.

Burke County Jail Bookings October 27-November 2

Cell phone assault lands suspected trafficker in jail

A Waynesboro woman may be sitting in jail for awhile after striking someone in the face with her cell phone. Courtney Tiara Williams, 25, had five warrants waiting on her when she was booked into jail Thursday for aggravated assault, including one for drug trafficking and another from ramming her boyfriend’s vehicle. According to Lt. Teddy Jackson of the Waynesboro […]


Thieves target unlocked vehicles

Don’t leave valuables in your vehicle. That’s the message from Waynesboro Police following a spree of thefts from Jones Avenue to Spring Valley Drive. According to Lt. Teddy Jackson, officers began receiving calls early Friday morning as residents woke up and realized their parked vehicles had been ransacked sometime during the night. “None of the vehicles were locked,” he said, […]


Edmund Burke inducted 17 new members into the National BETA Club. The students earned the invitation to join by obtaining a 90 or above average in core content classes. Inductees include, front row from left: Katie Hill, Cal Lee, Nathan Mulling, Rob Murray and Anna Marie Blackburn; middle row: Karrie Kent, Emily Hammock, Katie Milligan, Ginny Lane Crawford, Taylor Boswell […]


St. Clair St. Clair Missionary Baptist Church will continue its Annual Harvest Reunion, 7:30 p.m. nightly, through Nov. 6. Guest speakers are Rev. Elliott Bing of Phillip Grove Baptist Church (Wed.) and Rev. Bernard Young of Scott’s Chapel Baptist Church of Pringle (Thurs.). Tent Revival A Countywide Tent Revival will continue, 7:30 p.m. nightly, through Nov. 9. The event is […]