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Warren Benson Brown

Warren Benson Brown died Dec. 24, 2016. The quintessential man’s man, Warren loved his cutting horses, working his farm with his right hand man Melvin Dion, deep fried southern food, sitting on the front porch with a bourbon and Pepsi, Little Debbie Cakes and his wife Dorothy Kennedy, not necessarily in that order. He was always quick with a joke […]

New Year’s Resolution: Avoid These Scams

While making your New Year’s resolutions list, did you include goals on budgeting and spending wisely? The Better Business Bureau encourages consumers to take charge of their finances, shop and buy wisely, and stay away from marketplace scams. Among the tips to consider in 2017: • Do not believe it just because you saw it on the Internet. Claims of […]

Jurors drawn for Superior Court


Jurors have been drawn for the October 2016 term of Superior Court criminal session with Judge James G. Blanchard Jr. presiding. Jurors are to report 10 a.m., Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, to the Burke County Courthouse in Waynesboro. The list, which includes four deferred jurors, is as follows: Mary Therese Barr of Waynesboro; Michael Allen Posey, Waynesboro; Karla Nicole Lever, […]


State Troopers from the Sylvania Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated 13 traffic crashes during the month of December 2016 in Burke County. Sergeant First Class J.C. Lacienski said the traffic crashes resulted in 10 injuries and one death. SFC Lacienski said troopers from Post 21 also issued 115 traffic citations in the county during the month. The total […]



Fresh Start Revival St. John Baptist Church will hold its annual Fresh Start Revival Jan. 3-5, at 7:30 nightly. Rev. Tracy Wheeler of Atlanta will be guest speaker. Pastor Bobby Williams Jr. invites the public. Deacons and Trustees Appreciation Red Hill Baptist Church will hold a Deacons and Trustees Appreciation Program, 5 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 14, in Alexander. Guest minister […]

What’s Next?

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4 Free Diabetic Teaching will be offered in the Burke Medical Center classroom, 6-8 p.m. The course is designed to help diabetics learn how to better control their diabetes through healthy eating. Participants should eat before they come and are encouraged to bring along their partners or anyone who helps with food preparation. Space is limited, and preregistration […]


NOV. 2 Jaw dropping. That’s how a former Sam Dong employee described a plant-wide meeting at which the South Korean-based company announced it was shutting down local operations – immediately. “We all knew something was going on,” said the man, who wished to remain anonymous, adding that management remained tight-lipped until the morning of Oct. 28. “We found out that […]


Members of Communities in Schools of Burke County – Family Connection Inc. were recent guests and program presenters at the Waynesboro Exchange Club. Pictured above, from left, is CIS director Teresa Center, Mykra Lewis, Dextriona Gibson, My’Asia Mutch, Deiondrick Huff and Exchange member Nell Mobley. At right, Jason Blackburn receives his membership certificate from Exchange Club President Jennifer V. Posey.