Editor: With current Sheriff Greg Coursey, retiring, the only suitable candidate for the position is Alfonzo Williams. I truly believe that if it was not an elected position, the “powers that be” would have sought out Alfonzo for the job. Who better to help the county progress? Sheriff Coursey offered me my first crack at law enforcement after college. Working […]

2017 EBA Student Council Officers Inducted

The new slate of EBA Student Council Officers was recently inducted for the coming school year. Pictured (l-r): Kathryn Rhodes, Parliamentarian; Tinley Jenkins, Treasurer; Abbigail Adams, Secretary; Taylor Mizelle, Vice President; and Taylor Boswell, President. The EBA Student Council is sponsored by Monika Mobley.

Bears cap season at state tourney

The Burke County Bears finished their season at the state tourney last week playing a doubleheader against Veterans High. They lost the first game 13-3 and the second game 10-3. Head Coach Billy Marchman said that their ace senior Bo Goodin was pulled in the top of the second inning after giving up 8 runs, of which only 4 were […]


Baseball season at the Rec Dept in full Swing!

4th grader Dawson Chandler of EBA makes it into 2nd base for the Southeast Restoration Group’s team as 4th grader Eric Paterson from Blakeney Elementary tries to tag him out. Paterson plays for the AgGeorgia Farm Credit team. Both teams are part of the Mite Boys Baseball league at Burke County Recreation Department. Find out more about Rec Department summer […]


Scenes from Relay for Life

200+ families get free food at QNB&T event

More than 200 local families shared more than 10,000 pounds of free food at the Waynesboro Manna Event Saturday, April 30. Sponsored by Queensborough National Bank & Trust along with Jack Lafoon from Plant Vogtle, this is the third year for the event, which is also supported by the Golden Harvest Food Bank. Bank spokesperson Ashley Perry said, “we had […]

Donations to hospital qualify for tax credits

Local citizens now have a way to financially support the Burke Medical Center and get a tax break at the same time. Under new legislation passed earlier this year by the Georgia General Assembly and signed into law last week by Governor Nathan Deal, Georgia taxpayers who contribute to rural health care facilities can apply for a state income tax […]

FCA Presents Disney’s CINDERELLA Kids!

Faith Christian Academy’s middle school will proudly present Disney’s CINDERELLA Kids! Saturday, May 7, 2016, at 7 p.m. at Rosemont Heights Baptist Church. The production is an adaptation of the classic animated film and will feature favorites from the original score such as “A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes” and “Bibbidi- Bobbidi-Boo.” Tickets are free but there are […]