August 25, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Sweet!

The folks at McKinney Wholesale had a sweet treat Friday, thanks to Family Friendly 88.3. More...

Transporting students more than 125 Years

Burke County Public Schools Transportation Department recently attended their annual bus driver safety meeting, where transportation director Leonard Hill recognized seven employees. More...

Jurors drawn for State Court; to report Aug. 30

Jurors have been drawn for the September quarterly term of State Court criminal/civil session with Jerry M. Daniel presiding.   Jurors are to report 9:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 30, at the Burke County Courthouse in Waynesboro.   More...

For The Record

Waynesboro Police

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Waynesboro Police Department for the past week:   Tuesday, Aug. More...

Burke County Sheriff

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Burke County Sheriff’s Office for the past week: Thursday, Aug. 12   • Joseph Brian Mobley, 32, of McElmurray Road, Waynesboro, was arrested for contempt of State Court. More...

From the Blotter

Honeymoon’s over   What started in flames ended in ashes.   More...

Church News

Church News

Shepherds House   The Shepherds House will have revival 7:30 nightly, Wednesday, Aug. 25 and Thursday, Aug. 26.   Speakers will be Kathy Walker and the Rev. Brian Washington.   Green Branch   More...

School News

Library News

The Burke County Library, located at 130 Highway 24 South, has received the following books:   More...

Coaching coaches

Physical education teachers from Burke County Public Schools and Edmund Burke Academy recently picked up a few new skills and some dollars for their programs. The PE coaches attended a U.S. More...

Held at gunpoint

Women walk in on burglars

Deputies captured a pair of burglars who held two women at gunpoint.   More...

Magnolia discovery could be “gold” for Millen

It wasn’t a wagon of gold, the remains of Civil War soldiers or even Sherman’s horse … but what Georgia Southern University students unearthed is already drawing some badly needed tourism to the struggling town of Millen. More...

Editorial

Let’s do it again!

Editor:   Last weekend I attended the reunion of several Waynesboro High School classes.   Although many years of water have passed under the bridge, it was a truly wonderful experience to see and talk with the many people. More...

Clear case of sexual harassment or a farce?

Editor:   More...

Shame, shame!

Editor:   More...

Sports

Lady Spartans 1-1 on the diamond

The Edmund Burke Academy softball team had three rained out games last week after suffering a close 5-3 loss to Briarwood Academy last Tuesday afternoon. Freshman Katelynn Kent pitched all seven innings for the Lady Spartans. More...

Fall softball offered at rec. department

Burke County asked for it, and Burke County got it.   More...

Beefing up the boys

Burke County High School’s football team celebrated the start of the 2010 season with a steak dinner courtesy of ardent fan and owner of Augusta Asphalt, Danny Bonnell. More...

Obituaries

In Memory of Alton J. Griffin Sr.

August 25, 1955-August 23, 2007

Happy Birthday, Forever Missed Joi, LaEbonia and A.J., Children Rosa Davis, Mother Sisters, Brother and Uncle More...

Joyce Doareen Bennett

January 23, 1953-August 24, 2008 - 08/24/08

Really miss you Its really different without you Time is going to be hard and slow For the rest of my life The Time came when you had to go I miss you mom, I miss you my friend I promise my love for y More...

Spurgeon Green Jr.

Mr. Spurgeon Green Jr. entered into etrernal rest on Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010 at the Medical College of Georgia Hospital in Augusta, Ga.   Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Aug. 26 at 2 p.m. More...

Legals

Legal Advertising

gpn 11 -306-   EXHIBIT “A”   NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF BURKE.   More...