May 23, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

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Ecology Day coming to Burke

Want to learn about wildlife native to Burke County? Then be sure to attend Ecology Day on Saturday, June 2.  More...

Unidentified Plant Vogtle worker involved in serious accident

Georgia State Patrol is investigating a one vehicle accident on GA 56 Spur River Roar near the intersection of Collins Road. More...

FUND RAISING FOR FIREWORKS

Donations are trickling in, but the Downtown Development Authority still needs to raise $3,375 to pull off the Mad Anthony’s Big Boom Fireworks Extravaganza for this year. More...

Sports

McKenzie signs scholarship

Burke County High School senior George McKenzie recently signed a scholarship deal to continue his baseball career on the college level. More...

Extra Innings summer camp

Calling all youth baseball fans!  The Burke County High School Bears varsity baseball team will hold summer camp again this year to help younger athletes become better players on the field.  More...

Varsity Baseball Honors

Several members of the Burke County High School Bears varsity baseball team received high honors for Region 3 – 4AAAA following a stellar season on the diamond.  Bill Knight was named Player of the Year while classmate Drew Torek received More...

Obituaries

Ricky "Bubba" Johnson, Jr.

Ricky “Bubba” Johnson, Jr., age 5, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, May 19, 2018. He was born on February 23, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia and lived in Millen. He attended Lyons Primary School.  More...

Jimmy Small

Augusta, GA- Mr. Jimmy Small, age 64, entered into eternal rest on May 11, 2018. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 26, 2018, 11:00 a.m. at Phinazee and Son Funeral Home Chapel, 404 West 8th Street, Waynesboro, GA. More...

Alfred Eugene Moore

Waynesboro, GA- Mr. Alfred Eugene Moore, age 80, entered into eternal rest on May 17, 2018. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, May 26, 2018, 1:00 p.m. at Gordon Hill Baptist Church, 1388 Old Waynesboro Road, Waynesboro, GA. More...

MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCE PLANNED

On the eleventh hour of the day, men and women across the nation who lost their lives in battle will be remembered.  Next Monday, May 28, Burke County will remember its own fallen soldiers in the annual Memorial Day ceremony hosted by the Americ More...

Jenkins holds on to BOE seat, runoffs in some races

The sole contested local race in Tuesday’s General Primary was a landslide victory.  Incumbent Johnny Jenkins faced challenger Robert L. Walden Jr. More...

Editorial

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HEROES ALL

(Reprinted from 2010 when it was dedicated to Clifford Long, warrior hero. Mr. More...

A WORLD OF OUR OWN MAKING

When we look at society and wonder why we are in the fix we’re in, there’s a simple answer: We asked for it. More...

For The Record

Burke EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 189 patients' calls in the two-week period of May 7-May 20.  Of those calls, 141 were transported, including 91 to Augusta hospitals and one to another out-of-county hospital. More...

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS•MAY 14-20

AGENCIES  BCSO: Burke County Sheriff’s Office; WPD: Waynesboro Police Department; GSP: Georgia State Patrol; MPD: Midville Police Department; SPD: Sardis Police Department; DOC: Department of Corrections  DISCLAIMER NOT More...

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT MAY 29

Jurors have been drawn for the April 2018 term of Superior Court criminal/civil session with Judge Ashley Wright presiding. Jurors are to report at 9 a.m. Monday, May 29, to the Burke County Courthouse.  The jury list includes:  More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

True Foundation Ministries  True Foundation Ministries invites the public to the first annual Youth Explosion May 24- 26. More...

School News

FCA honors seniors

Faith Christian Academy recognized its seniors during honors night held on May 10, at First Baptist Church of Waynesboro. Christopher Ramey, at right, was recognized as the valedictorian and received the valedictorian scholarship.  More...

Blakeney Elementary School honors day

Dontavious Bonner, Saira Castro and Derrick Cox received the Lela W. Stone Perfect Attendance Award for having perfect attendance from kindergarten to fifth grade. More...

Georgia Future Educators’ Signing Day

On Tuesday, May 8, eight Burke County High School students signed letters of commitment to signify their plans to become educators in the future. More...