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‘More than words and numbers’

Education is much more than how well you can read or write, or how well you can solve a math problem. It is about finding points of interest and caring for the students and educators within the system. More...

Jenkins, DeLaigle reappointed to lead BOE, Commission

Leadership for the county’s governing boards will remain the same for another year.  During their regular monthly meetings last week, the Burke County Board of Education and the Burke County Board of Commissioners reappointed its current l More...

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Georgia Power earns seventh Emergency Recovery Award

The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) recently presented Georgia Power with the association’s Emergency Recovery Award for its power restoration efforts after Hurricane Michael in October 2018.  More...

WHAT’S FOR LUNCH?

Next week’s elementary school lunch menu for Burke County Public Schools:

MONDAY: NO SCHOOL  TUESDAY: Hot Ham & Cheese or PB&J Sandwich Choices: Brown Rice Pilaf, Green Beans, Lima Beans, Okra & Tomatoes, Apple Wedges, Fruit Mallow   More...

Alzheimer’s Association Georgia Chapter to host first ever community forum

Town hall-style meeting to mobilize local community members in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease

Local residents are invited to take part in a community forum on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. More...

Quail Championship winner

“Strut Nation,” a male pointer handled and owned by Scott Jordan of Grant, Minn., won the 2019 Georgia Quail Championship during the Georgia Field Trials being held at Di-Lane Wildlife Management Area. More...

Tractor Supply and FFA seeking grant applications

Agriculture educators invited to apply

For the fourth consecutive year, Tractor Supply Company and Future Farmers of America (FFA) are partnering for the Grants for Growing campaign, a competitive grant program that provides funding to FFA chapters across the country for the development o More...

New Law Makes Credit Freezes and Thaws Easier – and Free

Credit freezes have been successful in providing consumers with an added sense of security in the fight against identity theft, but many consumers found them costly and cumbersome. More...