October 10, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Police search for robber with a cold

Subway hold-up

Police don’t know who robbed Subway, but they know he was sick.  That could be the biggest clue in solving the weekend holdup at the South Liberty Street restaurant.  The unidentified robber walked to the counter at Subway around 5 p. More...

Unions to hold local meeting on training opportunities

More than a dozen unions will be represented at an outreach event in Waynesboro next week, where local residents can learn more about training opportunities and possible employment through Plant Vogtle’s expansion.  More...

News

Georgia Power hires new Waynesboro Area Manager

A new area manager for Georgia Power has started work in the Waynesboro office.  Cam Parker started in Waynesboro a couple of weeks ago and will be responsible for customer service, distribution and external responsibilities in Burke, Jefferson More...

County, bank officials deny loan stipulations for hospital

As the Burke County Hospital Authority sorts out funding issues, there’s some confusion over stipulations that affect local doctors.  More...

THREE’S A CROWD

Brothers left mark on BCHS before parting ways

They were those guys … faces painted, covered from head to toe in blue and silver and loud after every touchdown.  But football wasn’t the only season this trio of brothers was in full force at Burke County High School.  More...

Sports

Bears swat Yellow Jackets in Homecoming matchup

The Bears pleased the big homecoming crowd last Friday by putting the sting on the Wayne County Yellow Jackets in the Bear Den. Burke County defeated the Region 3B-AAAA team 50-21. More...

Bears travel to Richmond Academy this Friday

The Burke County Bears (5- 1, 2-0) will face off against sub-region foe Richmond Academy (2-3, 1-0) on Friday.  Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. More...

Burke County Homecoming 2012

Burke County High School celebrated its 25th homecoming last week, topping it off with the Bears' big win over Wayne County. During halftime of Friday night’s game, two homecoming queens were crowned for the first time in school history. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Lion’s Club The Waynesboro Lions Club will meet, 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 11 at Mobley’s Cafeteria. All members and those interested in joining are encouraged to attend.  More...

Church News

Church News

Mount Zion   Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, located at 2526 Lumpkin Road, Augusta, will hold a Fall Revival, 7:00 nightly, Oct. 8-11. The guest speaker will be Rev. Anthoni McElrath, pastor of Green Grove Missionary Baptist Church. More...

Blessing of the animals

Burke County’s creatures have been blessed. Saturday the Rev. Jim Shumard conducted the annual Blessing of the Animals outside St. More...

Casino Night 2012

It was a good bet for Downtown Waynesboro. Nearly 150 supporters attended the Downtown Development Authority’s Casino Night fundraiser Thursday and played cards, craps and roulette for the cause.  More...

Juvenile judge calls for change

Burke County’s youngest offenders are getting a wake-up call.  Juvenile Court Judge Doug Flanagan wants them to hear it loud and clear.   More...

Midway opens at Exchange Club Fair

The midway came alive for opening night at the county fair Tuesday.  The Waynesboro Exchange Club, celebrating its 65th anniversary this year, is once again offering rides, games, and entertainment as part of its largest annual fundraiser. More...

‘Come Back to Keysville’ festival slated for Saturday

It’s time to Come Back to Keysville.  This Saturday, a number of state and local officials will join Burke County residents in the annual Keysville celebration.  The event will kick off at 10:45 a.m. More...

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Looking Back

10 years ago – October 9, 2002  Reverend David Fite and his wife returned to Waynesboro for a visit 33 years after he was released from a prison in Cuba where he had served as a missionary. His father, Rev. More...

Don Lively

UP

I wondered what they were, those rectangular light formations I kept seeing down below. They seemed to be visible every time we flew over a city of any size. More...

For The Record

Woman stabbed in eye

A Waynesboro woman lost her vision in one eye following an unprovoked attack.  Just after 1 a.m. More...

Five suspected dealers surrender

4 more still wanted

Five more suspected dealers have turned themselves in on felony drug charges, bringing the total to 16.  More...

Drug agents raid wrong house

A Burke County family got a big shock when Richmond County agents raided the wrong home.  It happened just after noon last Monday when officers from the Richmond County Drug Taskforce served a noknock warrant in Blythe.  Instead of surprisi More...

Obituaries

Jennie Isabella Dinwiddie

Mrs. Jennie Isabella Dinwiddie, better known as Janet Dinwiddie, 94, of Waynesboro, entered in to rest Friday, Oct. 5, 2012 at Kentwood Nursing Home.  Mrs. Dinwiddie was a native of Tyndall, S.D. but lived in Waynesboro for a number of years. More...

Devin Tyler Durden

Mr. Devin Tyler Durden, 21, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012.   More...

Joseph M. Cale

Joseph M. Cale, 65, of Waynesboro passed away Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012 at Burke Medical Center.  Mr. More...

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