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Augusta judges push for new courthouse name

He’s been a mentor to many, and because of the role he played in the courtroom, judges from the Augusta Judicial Circuit, as well as a number of Augusta attorneys, are requesting that Burke County name its new judicial center in his honor. More...

News

Wild West Christmas Parade downtown on Saturday

Gather your herd and hitch up the wagon – a Wild West Christmas is coming to town.  This Saturday, Dec. 8, marks the Downtown Development Authority’s annual Christmas parade through downtown Waynesboro.  More...

Sheriff’s office toy drive to benefit local children

With Christmas right around the corner, Burke County Sheriff Alfonzo Williams and his staff want to ensure that local children have a holiday to remember, and they need assistance in making that happen. More...

BURKE OUTDOORS

First buck  Morgan Clark bagged her first buck while hunting in Richmond County with her father. A sophomore at Edmund Burke Academy, Morgan is the daughter of Mardy and Rachelle Clark of Waynesboro.   More...

For The Record

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT DEC. 10

Jurors have been drawn for the October 2018 term of Superior Court criminal and/or civil session with Judge Daniel J. Craig presiding. Jurors are to report at 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 10 to the Burke County Courthouse.  More...

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 68 patients’ calls during the week ending Dec. 2. Of those, 49 resulted in transports, including 49 to Augusta hospitals. More...

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS•NOV. 26-DEC. 2

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Obituaries

Cicero Garner, Jr.

Cicero Garner, Jr., age 81, of Panama City Beach, Florida, passed away, Thursday, November 29, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on December 1, 1936 in Waynesboro, GA to Dr. Cicero Garner, Sr. and Bernice Inez Welch Garner.  More...

Louise Clark

Louise Clark, 72, passed away December 3rd, 2018, after an extended illness. She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Gacovsky; her father, Daniel Gelderman; her husband, James D. Clark, Jr.; and her daughter, Natalie Louise Clark.  More...

Jimmy L. Oglesby

Waynesboro, GA – Jimmy L. More...

WPD lieutenant fired after investigation

An officer who was fired for an alleged attempt to organize a mass resignation at the Waynesboro Police Department has filed an appeal with the city.  More...

Two man arrested, three sought after drug busts

Two men are under arrest and three are being sought in connection to two unrelated drug busts which took place last week.  More...

Editorial

BUILD A STRONG PERSONAL FOUNDATION

With the busiest of holidays coming up and the sometimes stress of the hustle and bustle, I am sharing this column from earlier this year to help us remain committed to building our own personal foundations throughout the holidays.  Life coachin More...

Holiday Gifts that Keep on Giving

Make gift giving easy with unique green gifts that provide weeks and in some cases months and years of beauty. More...

Political Cartoon

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Sports

Burke County hoopsters win one, lose one in their season openers

Basketball season kicked off for Burke County High School last week, with the girls varsity team pulling a 46-36 victory and the boys suffering a 70-55 loss in their games against Greenbrier High School.  More...

Faith Christian varsity boys pick up win

The Faith Christian Academy Eagles and Lady Eagles had different results on the court last week, but their head coach sees promise as they progress into the season.  More...

Lady Spartans win Garden City Classic

The Lady Spartans of Edmund Burke Academy opened the 2018 basketball season with a packed week and ended it with a championship trophy.  More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

FRIDAY, DEC. 7  The Burke County Library invites the public to watch “Santa Claus is Coming to Town.” The movie will begin at 3:30 p.m. in the auditorium.  SATURDAY, DEC. 15   More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Revival  Neely Grove Christian Methodist Church continues its revival 7 p.m. nightly through Dec. 6. Guests for Dec. 5 will be the Rev. Vincent Brown and Thankful Missionary Baptist Church family. Guests for Dec. 6 will be the Rev. Donald E. More...

School News

SGA Positive Behavior/ Character Cubs for November

Good Citizenship” was the Positive Behavior/Character trait for the month of November.  More...

BCMS Spelling Bee winners

Terrence Ross, left, took first place in the Burke County Middle School Spelling Bee on Tuesday, and Chandler Young, right, came in second. More...

EBA Students of the Month

Several Edmund Burke Academy students were named Planters EMC Students of the Month for the month of November. More...