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News

Teens pay for six kids to attend Wimberly Camp

Six children will get to go to Wimberly House’s summer camp, thanks to scholarships funded by three Burke County teens.  More...

Annual fireworks extravaganza is a success

It wouldn’t be a fireworks show in Waynesboro without some rain, but the sporadic showers and heavy thunderstorm cleared just in time for Mad Anthony’s Big Boom. More...

Midville resident to compete in International Finals Youth Rodeo

Lane Bradley of Midville is currently competing in the 26th annual International Finals Youth Rodeo (IFYR) at the Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center in Shawnee, Okla. More...

Obituaries

Eugene Talmadge "Gene" Phillips

Eugene Talmadge “Gene” Phillips, age 71, of Register, Ga. passed into enteral rest at his home in the presence of his wife of 50 years, Georgia Ann Herndon Phillips, on July 3rd, 2018. More...

Lavern Kirkland

Augusta, GA- Ms. Lavern Kirkland, age 56, entered into eternal rest on July 2, 2018. Funeral services will be held Friday, July 13, 2018, 2:00 p.m. at Metropolitan Baptist Church, 718 Perry Street, Waynesboro, GA. More...

Fredrick Gilmore

Waynesboro, GA- Mr. Fredrick Gilmore, age 37, entered into eternal rest on July 3, 2018. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 14, 2018, 11:00 a.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church, 833 Asbury Church Road, Waynesboro GA. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Youth Revival  Haven-Munnerlyn United Methodist Church, 549 Barron Street will hold its Youth Revival 7 p.m. Saturday, July 14. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Kenneth Griffin of Brannen Chapel United Methodist Church. More...

Legals

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Crack down on drugs continues

Burke County Sheriff’s Office credits community

Following another substantial drug bust on Wednesday, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office gave credit to the community for helping keep the streets safe.  While the number of drug arrests continues to rise, the violent crime rate in the coun More...

County joins opioid lawsuit

Burke County has joined a national class action law suit against opioid manufacturers.  More...

Editorial

WHY ARE WE IN DEBT?

Many of us in this country are carrying much more personal debt than we’d like to admit. Whether our income is $50,000 or $500,000, we all seem to be caught up in the same habits of overspending and over-borrowing. More...

Political Cartoon

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COUNTRY SIDE

(Reprinted from 2012)  More...

For The Record

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS•JULY 2-8

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FROM THE BLOTTER

WHAT REALLY HAPPENED?   Deputies weren't completely convinced that an alleged victim of a home invasion was telling the whole story.  More...

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT JULY 16

Jurors have been drawn for the April 2018 term of Superior Court criminal/civil session with Judge Daniel J. Craig presiding. Jurors are to report at 9 a.m. Monday, July 16 to the Burke County Courthouse.  More...

People

Welcome little one!

Kelsie Claire Parrish

Chris and Chelsie Parrish of Waynesboro announce the birth of their daughter, Kelsie Claire, born on June 26, 2018, at 7:38 a.m. More...