February 15, 2012 RSS feed / School News

with honors

BCHS holds induction ceremony for Kitty Hawk Air Society

Burke County High School held its annual Kitty Hawk Air Society Induction Ceremony January 26. Kitty Hawk Air Society is the academic honor society within Air Force JROTC. More...

FCA spelling bee winners

Faith Christian Academy held its second annual schoolwide spelling bee, with 16 students competing to be named the school’s top speller. More...

cubs with character

burke county middle school students of the month recognized

Burke County Middle School has named the following students “Cubs with Character” for the month of January. More...

Peanut butter buffs

The popular 4-H Peanutrition recipe contest welcomed entries from local fifth and sixth grade 4-H members. Some 63 students submitted creative recipes for peanut butter sandwiches and were judged in five categories. More...

Schools out from under ‘No Child Left Behind’

Burke County Public Schools will no longer be bound by controversial school legislation that has been in place for more than a decade.  Georgia School Superintendent Dr. John Barge announced last week the U.S. More...

Family farms sought for historic mission

State officials want to recognize Georgia’s historic farms.  Through May 1, they’ll be accepting applications for the Georgia Centennial Farm Program.  Farm families who are selected will be honored in October during a ceremony More...

Mr. & Miss Georgia College

Burke County natives, friends crowned

Edmund Burke Academy alumni Sarah Mead and Ross Daniel were named Mr. and Miss Georgia College on Saturday. They are best friends and both 2009 graduates of EBA. More...

In concert

Amy Thomas’ piano students perform

  Twenty students learning piano from instructor Amy Thomas recently performed for the community at their annual recital at First Baptist Church of Waynesboro. More...

Can I fly in this weather?

Flight class gets weather lesson from Channel 26 meteorologist

NBC 26 News Meteorologist, Rich Rogers, visited Burke County High School last week to speak to MSgt John Goodman’s Science of Flight class. More...

Burke County principal’s list, honor roll

Burke County schools have released the names of students on the principal’s and honor roll lists for the second nine weeks.  BURKE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL   More...

230 Mobile Homes for Rent Burke County

MOBILE HOME FOR RENT – BURKE COUNTY. 3 BR, 2 BA, no indoor pets, $600/Mo. Plus 1 month deposit. Call 706- 592-6627. (Feb. 15-22)  2 BR MOBILE HOME – Hwy. 56 North, $350/Mo. $350 deposit. Water included. No pets. More...

A lovely day at school

Ke’Shaun Johnson adds a little Valentine’s Day decoration to his smiling face as he decorates a card in his kindergarten class at Waynesboro Primary School. More...

Burke County voters to weigh in for Super Tuesday

Burke County’s early bird voters are already deciding who should be the next President of the United States  Advance voting for the March 6 Presidential Preference Election began Monday at the courthouse.  More...

Job Authority will pay for employee training

Burke County’s businesses can get a big break on training costs for new hirees.  The Richmond Burke Job Training Authority is looking for small businesses willing to take on potential employees through its Onthe Job Training Program. More...

Senate passes Stone’s foreclosure notice bill

If Senator Jesse Stone’s new bill clears the House of Representatives, it’ll stitch up a gap that’s been leaving non-residential properties owners in the cold.  Senate Bill 333 swept the upper house last Monday, getting a 48-0 More...

Authority explores options for hospital

Their main priority is to keep the doors open.  But who will be running the operations behind them is what Burke County Hospital Authority members will decide in the coming weeks.  More...