2016-11-16

Resurfacing scheduled for Highway 56 North



More than 10 miles of Highway 56 north of Waynesboro is scheduled to be resurfaced over the next few months. No starting date has been announced, but Kyle Collins, spokesman for the Georgia Department of Transportation, said the work is scheduled to be completed by September of 2017. Reeves Construction Company of Statesboro has been awarded the contract for the […]

FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY HONOR ROLL ANNOUNCED



1ST NINE WEEKS 1ST GRADE A/B HONOR ROLL: Colin Bell, Samuel Delaigle, Autumn Hallman, Zoey Evans A HONOR ROLL: Bree Chamberlin, Noah Christy, Sara Morgan Sapp, Hagen Williams 2ND GRADE A/B HONOR ROLL: Riley Anderson, Peyton Wheat, Zia Wike A HONOR ROLL: Fayth Christy, Logan Delaigle, Jodi Grubaugh, Taleah Lakes, Elijah Smith, Mallery Wyrick 3RD GRADE A/B HONOR ROLL: Brock […]

8-point buck



Macie Mauldin, 11, killed this 8-point on Nov. 12. It’s not her first kill, but her best one yet. The buck was killed on hunting club land in Burke County. She is a sixth grade student at Briarwood Academy and is the granddaughter of Kenneth and Betty Jean Perry.

Spartans prepare for hoop season



The Lady Spartans and the Spartans of Edmund Burke Academy will open their 2016-17 basketball season this Friday, Nov. 18, at home against the Lady Jaguars and Jaguars of Thomas Jefferson Academy. The Lady Spartans are coached by Larry Keller and assistant coach Kasey Land. The Spartans are coached by a newcomer to EBA, Chance Cofield, and assisted by Keller. […]

BEARS WIN FIRST ROUND OF STATE PLAYOFFS




The Burke County Bears (9-2, 4-1) defeated Northside, Columbus (6-5, 4-3) last Friday in the Bear Den 55-20 in the first round of the GHSA AAAA State Playoffs. ON THE FIELD After a quick turnaround, the Burke County Bears took possession of the ball and scored a touchdown on the first drive. Junior quarterback Damari Kelly rushed 19 yards for […]

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS NOV. 7-13



Community Safety presentation Thursday




With the holiday season underway, local law enforcement wants the public to be prepared. The Waynesboro Police Department will hold a Community Safety Presentation on Thurs, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. The public is invited to come out and learn about safety tips for the holiday season. This event is sponsored by council member […]

Repeat offender sentenced in drug-related shooting




A Burke County man was sentenced to three years in jail after entering a guilty plea in Superior Court for shooting his neighbor. Larry Donnell Davis Jr. was charged with aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon for a September 2014 incident in which he shot […]

SPOOKY STORY WINNER ENJOYS PIZZA PARTY WITH HER CLASS



N’Kenge Richardson won a pizza party for her and her classmates after penning the winning entry in The True Citizen’s annual Spooky Story Contest. The S.G.A. fifth-grader submitted her story “X Doll,” a suspense tale that won over a large number of voters. “She was very excited when she found out that she won,” said Renee Chance, her Discovery class […]

Churches unite to feed local residents for Thanksgiving

CHRIST IN THE COMMUNITY


Three local churches have joined together to share their Thanksgiving ministry with the community. Cornerstone Christian Center, Hebron Baptist Church and First United Methodist Church have partnered with a few state agencies and local nonprofit organizations to coordinate a turkey giveaway program as a part of their Christ in the Community ministry. Each state agency and nonprofit, including the Division […]