May 22, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Burke County graduatuon to be on Internet

Burke County High School will stream graduation live on the internet this Sunday, May 26th at 4:00 p.m. The broadcast link may be accessed by going to BCHS's website or Facebook page. More...

A time to remember

Memorial Day service to honor the fallen

One hundred and forty two white crosses will be erected in remembrance of Burke County’s fallen servicemen and women.  American Legion Post 120 will put the crosses in Waynesboro Friday in observance of Memorial Day.  More...

News

The bang is back

Fireworks are sure thing

The fireworks are on!  The Waynesboro Downtown Development Authority has committed to a July fireworks show and is counting on the community to help raise the remainder of the $10,000 bill.  More...

Commissioner Kelly recognized for certification

Burke County Commissioner Terri Lodge Kelly was one of 50 county officials from around the state to be recognized recently for receiving new training certifications. More...

ON TARGET

Former Bears standout capitalizes on career in National Guard

His father had been the Company Commander for Charlie Battery based here in Waynesboro.  So, SSG Eric Creager knew full well the possibilities of a career in the National Guard.  But it wasn’t at the top of his list when he was turnin More...

For The Record

Businessman accused of fondling young boy

A Waynesboro thrift store owner has been jailed for molesting a young boy.  Patrick Neil Brogan, 39, was arrested after he was allegedly caught in bed with a 7-year-old.  More...

Pedestrian hit by teen driver on golf cart

A teenage golf cart driver who hit a pedestrian was allegedly under the influence of drugs.  Christopher Allen Wilson, 18, was detained by deputies and state troopers last week after he backed into a 46-year-old neigh- bor who was walking along More...

New police chief reports Monday

Waynesboro will have a police chief come Memorial Day.  Augustus Palmer III, 56, will report for duty Monday, May 27 as top cop for the agency, which has been without a chief since March 10.  Palmer resigned from his seven-year commander po More...

Church News

Church News

Living Word Church Of The Living Word, located at 423 Ward St. in Waynesboro, will hold a youth service, 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 24. Minister Cynthia White of Victory In Praise Ministry from McDonough will be the guest preacher.  More...

People

Miss Bearden to wed Mr. Woodard

Mr. and Mrs. More...

Debutantes and Debonairs presented

The Burke County Debutante-Debonair Society presented 20 high school seniors at their annual Cotillion-Beautillion at the J.D. More...

People in the News

Wesley Oellerich Hephzibah resident Wesley Oellerich has been promoted in the South Carolina Corps of Cadets. More...

Breaking News - 5/24/2013 12:51 PM

Burke County graduation to be on Internet

Burke County High School will stream graduation live on the internet this Sunday, May 26th at 4:00 p.m. The broadcast link may be accessed by going to BCHS's website or Facebook page. More...

Breaking News - 5/23/2013 10:40 AM

Oklahoma schools asking for help - Free Access

Many are wondering what they can do to help the victims of Monday’s tornado that left nearly 100 people dead, neighborhoods flattened and two schools destroyed in Oklahoma.Burke County School Superintendent Rudy Falana received word Tuesday that the More...

A Hampton Inn?

Hotel chain may build in Waynesboro

A national hotel chain is interested in building in Waynesboro.  Hampton Inn has applied for a variance to build a hotel just off Burke Veterans Parkway. More...

Pomp & Circumstance

Graduates prepare for ceremonies

Nearly 300 local high school seniors are preparing to turn their tassels.  Some 254 seniors at Burke County High School and 32 at Edmund Burke Academy will participate in graduation ceremonies in the coming week.  More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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Looking Back

10 years ago – May 21, 2003  More...

BLACK AND BLUE

Don Lively

She was quite attractive, the lady I was chatting with.  A charming Southern belle, pretty, genteel and soft spoken.  She’d just said the second nicest thing that another human being can say to me.  Number one is when somebody te More...

Sports

MOVIN’ ON

Spartans stay alive; will host Frederica Academy in GISA Class-AA semifinals

For the fourth time in five years, the Edmund Burke Academy baseball team has reached the final four at state.  More...

FCA finishes first season of tennis

Faith Christian Academy finished its first tennis season by collecting several wins in Sandersville last week.  More...

SUMMER SERVE

Summer tennis tourney, camps scheduled for coming weeks

Tennis Camp   More...

Obituaries

Robert Mobley

It is with great sadness that the death of Robert Watson Mobley, Sr., age 91, is announced. Mr. Robert passed away on May 19, 2013 of natural causes. More...

Ida L. Hicks

Mrs. Ida Lou Hicks of Augusta entered into eternal rest Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Trinity Hospital. Funeral services were held Monday, May 20, at Morning Star Baptist Church in Augusta. Interment was in Palmer Grove Baptist Church cemetery. More...

Isadore Harold “Bud” Redd, Jr.

Mr. Harold “Bud” Redd 76, of Waynesboro, devoted father and grandfather went to be with his Lord and Savior Monday, May 13, 2013 at Burke Medical Center. Mr. Redd was the son of the late Isadore and Louise Sapp Redd, Sr.  More...

School News

Scholarship awarded

Alicia D. Jones was awarded a $500 scholarship from the Burke County Retired Educators Association to use toward furthering her studies in education. More...

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