2016-06-15

$2,174 NEEDED FOR FIREWORKS SHOW



The City of Waynesboro Downtown Development Authority is lighting the fire under its quest to bank $8,000 for Mad Anthony’s Big Boom,” the community’s July fireworks show. According to Director Don Lively, a solid week of fundraising added nearly $3,000 to the bottom line and leaves the non-profit group just $2,174 shy of the tab. If the DDA can come […]

Rose Mary Hamilton



Mrs. Rose Mary Hamilton of Hephzibah, Ga. entered into eternal rest on Thursday, June 9, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Murphy Ebenezer Baptist Church, 1966 Ebenezer Church Road Waynesboro, Ga. Her loving and devoted family will cherish her memory. Phinazee and Son Funeral Home Chapel 706-554-5500 Business # 706-554-5525 Fax # […]

THANK YOU



The family of the late Margaree Cooper would like to express our appreciation for all the acts of kindness extended to us during this difficult time. Your kind words, visits, covered dishes and prayers were very much appreciated.

FROM THE BLOTTER



The dog ate it A Waynesboro man came to the Burke County Sheriff’s Office and reported that his dog had chewed up the decal on his car tag. No other details are available. Oops! A driver for Down Low Repo made an error he won’t soon forget. When he showed up at a Hephzibah address he was met by a […]

13 year-old shot after break-in



A ten year-old boy has been charged with aggravated assault in connection with a shooting. On Thursday June 9, two boys, ages 10 and 13, broke into a residence in Western Estates on Four points Road. while inside, one of the boys found a .380 Ruger handgun and, while playing with it, shot the 13 year-old in the abdomen. Deputies […]

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS MAY 30-JUNE 5



CHURCH NEWS



Vacation Bible School Jones Grove Baptist church will hold its Vacation Bible School, June 13-17, 7:00-8:30 p.m. This year’s theme is “Deep Seas Discovery— God is with me wherever I go.” Rev. Melvin Habersham is pastor. McCullough Covenant Baptist McCullough Covenant Baptist Church will host a Revival Service, 7 p.m., every Thursday night during the month of June. Speakers include: […]

433 YEARS OF SCHOOL SERVICE HONORED AT RETIREMENT DINNER



On May 19 the Burke County Board of Education honored over 433 years of service from retiring faculty and staff. Christian comedian, Tommy Ingram was the Master of Ceremonies for the evening, bringing laughter and emotions from each individual retiree. Retiring from Waynesboro Primary School were Cynthia K. Bragg with 35 years; Denise Brown with 22 years; Nancy Jackson with […]

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Very Large Largemouth



10 year-old Blake Brocato landed a whopper recently when he and his father were fishing in a pond near Girard. The bass weighed in at 10.8 pounds and was 26 inches long. Blake is the son of Shane and Jaime Brocato of Waynesboro.