December 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Commissioners deny Class A alcohol licenses

County commissioners aren’t giving up any ground when it comes to approving new Class A alcohol licenses.  More...

Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Churches all over the county celebrated the Birth of Jesus this week with reenactments of the Christmas Story. More...

Miss Macon makes crafts with WPS students

Amanda Scott, the reigning Miss Macon, visited the kindergarten class taught by Schylea Williams and Karen Atkinson at Waynesboro Primary School last week. More...

Sports

Lady Bears cage Gamecocks

The Lady Bears (4-2) defeated Screven County 46-22 in a nonregion game last Tuesday.  Head Coach Leslie Dukes said she was pleased with their progress.  “We were able to play great defense to take a commanding lead in the first half,& More...

Bears shut down Screven

The Burke County Bears blasted Screven County 89-46 on the basketball court last Tuesday.  Head Coach Purvis Dukes said he liked what he saw from his players during the defeat of the Gamecocks, a non-region opponent.  More...

A first

Dylan Oglesby, 6, recently bagged his first deer. He took down this doe while hunting with his Papa on private hunting land in Burke County. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Retired Educators The Burke County Retired Educators Association will hold its monthly meeting, 3 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 3 at the Senior Citizen Center in Waynesboro. Guest speaker will be Terri Black of the Burke County Extension Service. More...

Church News

Church News

Living Word   Church Of The Living Word, located at 423 Ward Street in Waynesboro, will hold a “Black Friday” youth service, 7:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 28. More...

Legals

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Strip clubs halted by commissioners

County officials have put the brakes on adult entertainment establishments, for 90 days at least.  Burke County Commissioners voted unanimously to approve a 90-day moratorium on such establishments at the urging of the county's building official More...

Officials see slim chance of recouping sales tax revenue

Plant Vogtle

A meeting at the Department of Revenue offices in Atlanta last week gave local leaders little hope of taking in the millions of sales tax dollars they were anticipating from the construction of the two new reactors at Plant Vogtle.  More...

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Looking Back

10 years ago – December 24, 2002  At least 150 Kwikset employees were expected to lose their jobs when the company closed its doors in January. More...

Don Lively

DIVINE INTERVENTION

(Friends, please enjoy this reprint column from 2009) I’m in agony. My compulsion has gotten the best of me.   I know better than to do this. I’ve been somewhat clean and sober for months. More...

For The Record

Drunk driver indicted for friend’s death

Vehicular homicide

A Burke County Grand Jury has indicted a driver who killed one friend and paralyzed another when he crashed into a tree on McManus Road.  The 12-woman, 5-man jury returned a “true bill” against Robert William Taylor, indicating they More...

From the Blotter

Just wrong  A cell phone user was sexting the wrong person. Deputies were called to investigate after a Waynesboro mother found a pornographic message that had been sent to her 10- year-old’s phone. More...

Burke County Sheriff

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Burke County Sheriff’s Office for the past week:  Thursday, Dec. More...

Obituaries

Edwin Sanford Stephens - Free Access

Mr. Edwin Sanford Stephens Waynesboro- Edwin Sanford Stephens 70, went to be with the Lord Monday, December 31, 2012 at Burke Medical Center. He was the son of the late William “Bill” and Elizabeth Montgomery Stephens. More...

Ronald H. Jenkins, Sr.

Ronald H. Jenkins, 66, of Sardis died Tuesday, Dec. More...

Dillon Colton Bartlett

Dillon Colton Bartlett, 18, of Keysville died Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 from injuries received in auto accident.  More...

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