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120 Homes for Sale Richmond County

HOME FOR SALE – 2137 Sylvan Lake Drive, Grovetown – Ivy Falls Subdivision – 3 BRs, 2 BAs, 1580 sq.ft. Close to Ft. Gordon, double car garage, 0.33 acres corner lot. Like new condition. Listed at $141,500. Call 706-627-8087.   More...

If I Were Mayor …

If I were Mayor, I would make Burke County a better, safer place to live. More...

News

House passes 127-44

Sunday alcohol sales in hands of local governments

Burke County’s elected officials must now decide if voters should decide whether stores here can sell alcohol on Sundays.  After a 32-22 send-off from the Senate, the Georgia House of Representatives backed the booze bill last week with a More...

County discusses judicial center advisory committee

An outline has been developed of individuals who will help plan for a proposed new judicial center in Burke County.  The Burke County Board of Commissioners discussed appointments to a nine-member Judicial Center Advisory Committee at their mont More...

Baiting bill gets nod from House

Burke County hunters are one pen-click away from being allowed to bait deer and feral hogs.  More...

Sports

Lady Bears clinch region golf title

The Lady Bears shot their way to a championship trophy and a new record at the Region 3- AAA tournament.  More...

Bears earn No. 1 seed in tourney

The Bears celebrated senior night last Friday by sealing the deal as No. 1 seed in the south sub-region of 3-AAA.  More...

On the diamond

Crusaders, Highlanders no match for Spartans

The No. More...

Obituaries

Joyce Louise Barfield Glisson

Joyce Louise Barfield Glisson, 76, of Wrens, Ga., loving wife of the late Willie B. Glisson, entered into rest Friday afternoon, April 8, 2011 at Glendale Nursing Home in Wadley Ga.  Memorial services were held on Monday, April 11, at 3 p.m. More...

Danforth Golphin Sr.

Mr. Danforth Golphin, Sr. of Sardis, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at Burke Medical Center in Waynesboro, Ga.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 23 at 2 p.m. at St. More...

In Memory

In Loving Memory  More...

School News

SGA Positive Behavior/Character Bears for March

“Expressing a Positive Attitude” was the Positive/Character Trait at SGA Elementary School for the month of March. More...

BES Character Students

BES Character Students for the month of February are, from left, Kyle Knight for the fifth grade, Tyquavious Crockett for the fourth grade, and Jessica Marshall for the third grade. More...

WPS Spelling Bee Winners

Waynesboro Primary first and second grade Discovery students recently participated in the first spelling bee held at WPS held for discovery students. More...

Legal Advertising

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115 Homes For Sale Burke County

144 ST. GEORGE DRIVE – 2004 brick house, three bedroom, two bath, sunroom, oversized two-car attached garage, nice subdivision, 2,000 sq. ft. of living space. Asking $213K, 706-554-6037. More...

Church News

Botsford  Botsford Baptist Church will be host for Easter “Sonrise” services on April 24 at 7 a.m. in the cemetery across the road from the church.  Breakfast will be served following the service.  The Rev. More...

Burned baby is removed from home

A Waynesboro toddler was removed from his home after his legs were burned in scalding water.  The boy’s father, Ray Zan Coffie, 31, and his Atlanta girlfriend Kimberly Simmons, 26, both face felony charges.  More...

New plan doubles police presence

As many as 10 police will be on the street during peak crime times, thanks to a restructuring plan that got a nod from Waynesboro City Council Monday night.  More...

Editorial

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RFD

Several area churches will be hosts for Easter Sunrise Services this Sunday. More...

Don Lively

THE BEST OF SEASONS

Ah, Spring in the Blessed South. When a young man’s fancy turns to… Diesel fuel. Fertilizer. Bottom plows. More...

For The Record

Police arrest one of ‘most wanted’

Waynesboro police hunted down the convicted felon accused in a Magnolia Acres gunfight.  Just before midnight last Thursday, officers found 24-year-old Al Pacino Bryant sitting on the front porch of a Keller Street house in “The Bottom&rdq More...

Teenagers sentenced for break-ins

A Burke County teen who was set to stand trial Tuesday pleaded guilty instead after a co-defendant agreed to testify against her.  More...

From the Blotter

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Burke Happenings

Earth Day Celebration

Waynesboro’s Downtown Development Authority will hold its annual “What on Earth” festival at the city park this Thursday, April 21 at 5:30 p.m.  More...

People

Prom Night

Above, Lauren Seigler and Cannon McClain stop to pose for a picture before the Grand March at Burke County’s masquerade themed prom held Saturday evening. More...

For college, tech school

Scholarships available for “at risk” students

From Staff Reports   “At risk” students who want to attend college could get their shot, thanks to the Mary Ware Scholarship Fund.  The program is designed specifically for Georgia children who were taken from their homes due to More...

People in the News

Jena Palmer   Jena Palmer has been named to the fall 2010 Dean’s list of the College of Liberal Arts at Mercer University in Macon Georgia. More...