June 20, 2012 RSS feed / News

127 properties slated for auction

Delinquent taxes

More than 100 Burke County properties could get new owners.  Back in April, 206 properties were slated for auction after the owners failed to pay their property tax bills.  With less than two weeks until the July 3 sale, that list has been More...

Waynesboro to funnel $111,000 into waterworks

More than 100-grand will be spent to rectify Waynesboro water woes.  Monday night, city council agreed to put in a new water main on East Twelfth Street and a new sewer main behind the high school.  Both projects will be funded through SPLO More...

Sardis bids longtime physician farewell

When Ronny Sayers left his office last Friday afternoon, it was bittersweet.  More...

BOE passes $42.2 million spending plan

School spending will swell by almost $3 million this year but most of the costs are associated with employee health insurance and retirement.  The Burke County Board of Education officially approved a $42.2 million budget for fiscal year 2013 la More...

Pair proposes to manage rec baseball, softball programs

Two local fathers have asked county commissioners to let them run the county’s recreation baseball and softball programs.  More...

Plant Vogtle hosts French government delegation

French energy officials received a first-hand look this week at the construction site of the nation’s first new nuclear units in more than 30 years.  Bernard Bigot, chairman of the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission, More...