April 24, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Spartans are region champs in baseball

Edmund Burke’s Spartan baseball team has gone undefeated in region 4-AA, and though they’ve got one region matchup to finish, they were able to clinch the title on Monday following a 10-0 victory over Briarwood Academy. More...

News

Local businesses recognized for success

Rowell Electric receives Georgia Contractor of the Year award   More...

Celebrating Georgia Cities Week

The City of Waynesboro has been busy this week as it participates in the Georgia Cities Week. So far, the city has held a mock council meeting and local students enjoyed Storytime with the Mayor. More...

Optimist Club honors law enforcement

Several local law enforcement officers received service awards during a recent meeting of the Waynesboro Optimist Club. Those recognized are pictured (center with plaques) from left Dominic Okova (WPD), Cpl. More...

Sports

Nine Spartans headed to state

The Spartan track team travelled to Macon on April 18 for the region meet. It was a successful day for the team, as each athlete performed well. More...

Spartan tennis season comes to an end

The Spartans’ boys team ended their tennis season in Macon on April 15 at the individual state tournament. More...

EBA golfers wrap up season

The Edmund Burke Academy golf season ended on Monday, April 15. At the region match, the Spartans placed fourth, finishing with a score of 415. More...

Obituaries

Gerald Franklin (Jerry) Gaiser

Mr. Gerald Franklin (Jerry) Gaiser, of Burke County, 82, entered into rest on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. More...

Marian F. Odom

Marian F. Odom entered into rest on April 16, 2019.  She is survived by her husband, H.B. More...

Mitchell Lee Ward

May 26, 1943 - April 18, 2019

Alexander, GA - Mr. Mitchell Lee Ward, age 75, entered into eternal rest on April 18, 2019. A Homegoing Celebration will be held Saturday, April 27, 2019, 1:00 p.m. at Thompson Bridge Baptist Church, 2905 Seven Oaks Road, Waynesboro, GA. More...

All suspects in custody for Fleming murder

Two additional suspects have been arrested for the April 5th murder of a 27-year-old Waynesboro man.  More...

FCA tennis Back-to-back state champs

For the second year in a row, the boys varsity tennis team at Faith Christian Academy has secured the state tennis title for the GICAA (Georgia Independent Christian Athletic Association). More...

Editorial

DOES YOUR LANGUAGE EMPOWER OR DISEMPOWER YOU?

What words do you find yourself using each day? I think we all can remember the people who affected us as children. More...

Political Cartoon

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THREE DAYS

It's been three days since the preacher preached about "the" three days. He preached about it twice. More...

For The Record

Burke EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 80 patients’ calls during the week ending April 21.  Of those, 61 resulted in transports, including 39 to Augusta hospitals and two to other out of county hospitals. More...

Burke Grand Jury returns true bills

The October 2018 term Grand Jury returned the following True Bills of indictment during the April 18, 2019 session.  Dezmond Marquez Moran: possession of marijuana with intent to distribute; possession of a firearm during the commission of a fel More...

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS•APRIL 15-21

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Burke Happenings

What's Next?

FRIDAY, APRIL 26  The Burke County Master Gardeners will hold their 18th annual plant sale 3-6 p.m. at the Southern Bank Pavilion in Waynesboro. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Spring Revival  St. Clair Missionary Baptist Church, Keysville continues its spring revival at 7:30 p.m. through April 25. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Dr. James Hogan of New Zion Hill Baptist Church, Augusta. The Rev. Tommie L. More...

School News

Second-grader wins creative writing contest - Free Access

This year, we asked local students to tell us an Easter tale featuring a little chick for our annual spring creative writing contest, and boy did they deliver. More...