January 23, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Authority weighs proposals for hospital’s future

Two proposals are on the table from companies interested in running Burke Medical Center.  More...

News

Burke County Bears

Offensive coordinator takes college job

The Bears are bidding farewell to half of their offensive coaching staff, including offensive coordinator Jim Dye.  Coach Dye began his new position as offensive line coach for Troy University in Alabama today (Wednesday). More...

Supper program expanded for students

More Burke County students may be able to eat supper at school thanks to state officials who visited last week.  More...

Longtime Sardis coach dies at 79

A former professional basketball player who coached in Burke County for decades died Saturday at her home in Sardis.  Mary Alice Robbins was 79.  More...

For The Record

From the Blotter

A bad trip   More...

Real Estate Transactions

The following are Burke County property transfers. The date indicates when the transaction was recorded in the Burke County Clerk’s office. • Barbara Aldridge et al to Brian Casarez; Sept. More...

Obituaries

Mary Alice Robbins

Coach Mary Alice Robbins 79, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 at her residence in Sardis.  More...

Tiffany Elizabeth Warren Crews

Tiffany Elizabeth Warren Crews, 38, of Sardis passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. She was born May 17, 1974 in Charleston, S.C. Tiffany was the daughter of the late Billy H. Warren, Sr. and Jacqueline Black Warren. More...

Legals

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City nearly replaces chief, ousts 3 longtime employees

Waynesboro City Council was one vote shy of ousting three longtime employees and appointing a new police chief.  More...

Jersey Boys and OBG

Nine arrested in gang feuds

Fights between two rivaling gangs spurred a home invasion, two injured teens and nine arrests.  Trouble began brewing last Monday night when three successive fights broke out between the Jersey Boys and the Orchard Boys Gang (OBG).  More...

Editorial

Looking Back

10years ago –January 22, 2003   Cynthia Brogan was named 2003 Teacher of the Year for Burke County Public Schools.  Melissa D. More...

Rep. Jon Burns

We began the 2013 legislative session Monday, Jan. 14. More...

Don Lively

SIDETRACKED DOWN SOUTH

It was a really big pine.  Must have been a pretty big wind that knocked it over too.  More...

Sports

Spartans win two of three

They weren’t region wins, but they’ll take them.  The Edmund Burke Academy boy’s basketball team won two games on the court last week, both by double digits. More...

Track stars credited for Mt. Olive’s top rating

Two-time defending conference outdoor champion Mount Olive College has been picked first out of eight teams in the 2013 Conference Carolinas Women’s Track and Field preseason poll.  More...

Lady Spartans pound Nathanael Greene 43-10

It’s only their second win of the season, but it was a big one.  The Lady Spartans traveled to Siloam last week for a rematch against the Nathanael Greene Lady Patriots. More...

Church News

Church News

Red Hill Red Hill Baptist Church of Alexander will hold its 18th Deacon and 8th Trustees Appreciation Service, 5 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26. Guest pastor will be the Rev. Haywood Dock. Refreshments will be served, and the public is invited. Bark Camp More...