Fresh Start Revival 2018 Williams Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 1772 GA Highway 17 North, Millen, continues its Fresh Start Revival 2018 7 p.m. nightly through Thursday, Jan.4, 2018. The Rev. William Blount of Greater Young Zion in Augusta is guest pastor. The Rev. Bobby G. Williams Jr. invites the public. Jubilee Christian Worship Center Jubilee Christian Worship Center, Girard, will […]

Willie Mae Ellison

Mrs. Willie Mae Ellison of Waynesboro, age 81, entered into eternal rest on December 30, 2017. Funeral services will be held, Saturday, January 6, 2018, 1:00 p.m. at Phillip Grove Baptist Church, 255 Lovers Lane, Waynesboro, GA. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Her loving and devoted family will cherish her memories. Visitation will be Friday, January 5, 2017 […]

Donald Albert Thomas

Mr. Donald Albert Thomas, 89, died January 1, 2018 at VAMC Augusta. Complete arrangements will follow at a later date. Burke Memorial Funeral Home, 842 Liberty Street, Waynesboro, GA 706-551- 5100.

Jurors drawn for Superior Court


Jurors have been drawn for the Superior Court criminal session with Judge James G. Blanchard Jr., presiding. Jurors are to report 9 a.m., Monday, Jan. 8, to the Burke County Courthouse in Waynesboro. The list includes no deferred jurors is as follows: Elbert Mitchell Youmans, Waynesboro; Twana Ann Bridges, Keysville; Patrick Lamar Roberson, Waynesboro; Chandler Tesha Carswell, Waynesboro; Larry G. […]


Two WPD officers complete training

Two Waynesboro Police Officers recently completed a course in Advanced Traffic Law conducted by the Georgia Police Academy. Officers Justin Rowland and Daniel Rodriguez were among the public safety officers who successfully completed the course, which is required by the Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training Council for Advanced Certification. According to Chris Wigginton, director of the Georgia Public Safety […]

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 2018: • Do not believe it just because you saw it on the Internet. Claims of […]


Burke County EMA report

The Burke County emergency Management Agency responded to 213 patients’ calls in the two week period December 18-31. 155 of the patients were transported, including 93 to Augusta hospitals. 106 of the transports were determined to be emergencies and 49 were non-emergent. The agency also answered 31 fire calls during the two-week period. they included; 11 rescues, 2 authorized controlled […]

Daughters of the Confederacy hold annual meeting

The Margaret Jones #27 United Daughters of the Confederacy of Waynesboro recently held their Christmas meeting at the historical Ice Plant in Waynesboro. During this time, they presented a Military Service Award posthumously to Eula Lee Stone of Waynesboro. Presenting the National Defense Medal were Kaye Mansell, military awards chairman; Dot Cauley, first vice president; and Grace Whisenant; third vice […]