April 17, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Mother, children shot in South Augusta

One dead

A mother was shot to death but her wounded son and daughter continued to cling to life late Tuesday afternoon. More...

Burke County Library Goes Digital

The Burke County Library is wide open on the web.  Now, anybody with an internet connection and a library card can download books and magazines – for free.  More...

News

Historic church to host meeting, auction Saturday

Bark Camp

They’re keeping history alive and could use some help.  Members and supporters of Bark Camp Church near Midville will hold their annual meeting and dinner this Saturday along with a benefit auction that will boast a spread ranging from han More...

Jurors, bailiffs won’t see more money for now

Burke County jurors and bailiffs won’t see an increase in their checks for now.  Burke County Commissioners received a request from a Burke County grand jury to increase compensation for bailiffs from $70 to $75 per day and the per diem al More...

Commission chairman back to business

For the first time since undergoing cancer surgery, the chairman called the county commission to order last Tuesday. More...

For The Record

Man tells police he wants to kill two people

A Waynesboro senior citizen was jailed after repeatedly telling police he was going to shoot and kill two people.  Willie James Norman, 75, was arrested for two counts of aggravated assault after he pulled a .25 automatic handgun during an argum More...

Retired cop arrested for aggravated assault

A retired policeman who shot at a motorist last week is now charged with aggravated assault.  Lennard Dean McBride, 66, was initially cited on April 7 when he fired at a speeding car outside his Shadrack Street home near Burke Medical Center.&nb More...

Deputies install drug drop-box

The sheriff is hoping a big white box will take a big bite out of an ongoing drug disposal problem.  More...

Church News

Church News

Haven- Munnerlyn Haven-Munnerlyn United Methodist Church will hold its Annual Spring Revival, 7:30 p.m. nightly, April 17-19. Guest speaker will be Rev. Willie L. Mincey of Springhill Baptist Church of Keysville.  More...

Legals

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Breaking News - 4/22/2013 4:05 PM

Meth lab discovered at house of grave robbery suspect - Free Access

Two suspects have been identified in connection with the grave robberies in the historic Old Church cemetery south of Waynesboro . Sgt. More...

GRAVE ROBBERS

Looters dig up graves of soldiers, baby in historic cemetery

A substantial reward is being offered following the discovery of grave robberies at a historic cemetery in Burke County where Revolutionary War and Confederate soldiers are buried.  More...

With log truck Grandfather, grandson killed in fiery crash

Two Waynesboro men were killed in a violent collision with a log truck.  Eddie Willie Boyd, 63, a longtime custodian at Burke Medical Center, and his grandson, 21-year-old Lerunta Griffin, died just after the 8:20 p.m. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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Looking Back

10 years ago – April 16, 2003  More...

Letter to the Editor

Hire chief with no Burke ties  EDITOR:  More...

Sports

Bears end ECI’s 21-game streak

The Bears (17-3, 9-0) continued their winning streak Monday night by knocking off the state’s No. 1 Class A team in their final non-region game of the season. More...

Clark leads Spartans past Frederica

EBA senior Lane Clark, above, had an explosive appearance at the plate last Friday, leading the Spartans to a 16-7 win over the Frederica Academy Knights. More...

Spartan golfers post remarkable team score

Edmund Burke Academy’s golf team shot one of the lowest team scores in school history Monday afternoon at the Waynesboro Country Club.  More...

Obituaries

Margaret Allean Knight Glisson - Free Access

Margaret Allean Knight Glisson, 95, of Girard, beloved wife of the late Albert Burney Glisson entered into rest Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at Brentwood Health and Rehabilitation in Waynesboro. More...

Eddie W. Boyd

Mr. Eddie W. Boyd of Waynesboro entered into eternal rest Wednesday, April 10, 2013.  Funeral services will be held 1 p.m., Saturday, April 20, at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. More...

LaRunta Griffin

Mr. LaRunta Griffin of Waynesboro entered into eternal rest Wednesday, April 10, 2013.  Funeral services will be held 1 p.m., Saturday, April 20, at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. More...