June 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

HIKE OF A LIFETIME

Mother-daughter duo takes on Mt. Everest

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From Top Student to Top Lawyer

Burke County grad excels in law and stands out among young professionals

As a teenager, he played a number of roles in drama productions at Burke County High School.  Fast forward 15 years and Adam King is performing in front of much tougher audiences as he argues cases before judges and juries. More...

News

REPURPOSED

Daycare to be renovated for city offices

After sitting empty for more than a decade, the city of Waynesboro's old daycare center will get a new life.  The 2,576-square ft. building will be completely renovated and turned into offices for the water, gas and public works departments. More...

Queen of the Wing donates to Wimberly House

The highly competitive Boss Hog Cook-off isn’t just about barbequed wings or perfectly seasoned pork loin; it's about giving back. More...

For The Record

Child pornography

Suspect back in custody on new charges

A suspected child molester is back in jail after a month under the radar. Patrick Neil Brogan, 39, was picked up Friday after he was discharged from a psychiatric hospital in Augusta. More...

From the Blotter

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Burke County Jail Bookings June 17-23

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Church News

Church News

Barrett Grove   Barrett Grove Baptist Church will host a Youth Day Program, 10 a.m., Sunday, June 30. Minister Nakia Williams of Rock Creek Baptist Church will deliver the sermon.  Appreciation for Rev. Adams   More...

School News

Setting sail

Burke County Public Schools will bid farewell to a longtime administrator. Dr. Allen Kicklighter has been tapped for the Superintendent’s job in Miller County. More...

Once upon a time...

Young readers were entertained at the Burke County Library last week with stories read by guests from the Augusta Public Library. More...

Sardis hires new police chief

Sardis has a new police chief. Following a unanimous vote Tuesday night, city council offered the position to Benjamin "Scotti" Sanford of Statesboro. Sanford has been with Sardis P.D. More...

Hotel would get tax incentives

Sweetening the pot

A proposed new Hampton Inn for Waynesboro got a boost Tuesday when the Burke County Development Authority adopted a new policy that would provide tax incentives for it.  More...

Who robbed Millen bank?

FBI seeks help identifying gunman

Who held up Queensborough National Bank and Trust in Millen? That’s what FBI agents and Millen police officers want to know. Around 10:30 a.m. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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Looking Back

10 years ago – June 25, 2003  William Edwards was named manager of Georgia Power’s Waynesboro area office, replacing Lynn Lovett who moved to the company’s Tifton office after eight years here.  More...

ON MY MIND

Don Lively

Homer; (plural homers) noun. A person who is extremely devoted to his favorite team. More...

Obituaries

James W. Brinson

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Sara Williamson Getzinger Parker

Mrs. Sara Williamson Getzinger Parker, 87, of Millen died Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at Brentwood Terrace Nursing Home in Waynesboro.  Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at the Millen Cemetery with the Rev. More...

George Clay

Augusta – Mr. George Clay entered into eternal rest on Sunday, June 23, 2013 at the VA Hospital Uptown Division. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date.  Phinazee and Son Funeral Home 706-554-5500   More...

People

No fear!

Lauren Ford of Waynesboro poses for a roller coaster picture during Vacation Bible School recently held at Rosemont Heights Baptist Church. More...

Photos

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Legals

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