August 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Are your batteries marked?

The CSRA Metal Taskforce advises all Burke County residents to mark them with neon spray paint, paint pens or by engraving them with their initials. More...

Want to join a walking group?

The Life Club of Waynesboro has one. The community walking group meets at the Burke County Office Park, 7 a.m., every Tuesday and Thursday. For more information call 706-284-2325.   More...

Ready for extreme savings?

Then sign up for an Advanced Couponing Class at the Burke County Recreation Department and learn how to shave hundreds off your grocery tab. The class meets 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Sept. 7 with instructor Melissa Seigler. More...

Sports

Lightning strikes... SCORING ACTION

On and off the field

They may have asked for divine intervention.  In any case, the Bulldogs got it in the form of lightning.  After more than an hour of delay, officials called an early end to the Bears' offensive onslought in The Brickyard last Friday night.& More...

Spartans reign in Backyard Battle

Winning streak continues

For the sixth consecutive year, Backyard Battle bragging rights belong to Edmund Burke Academy.  The Spartans defeated Briarwood Academy 21-6 last Friday night in Thomson in the season opener for both schools on the gridiron.  More...

Pinewood tops Edmund Burke 7-1

The Lady Spartan softball team fell to the Pinewood Lady Patriots. In last week’s home game Katelynn Kent led Edmund Burke’s offense, recording 2 singles during the game and getting hit by a pitch once. More...

Church News

Church News

Noah’s Ark  Noah’s Ark Missionary Baptist Church, located at 4466 Hwy. 80 West in Keysville, will celebrate its 149th Church Anniversary with the following programs: 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 30- Praise and Prayer; 9 a.m., Saturday, Aug. More...

School News

Johnson receives April Outlaw Brown memorial scholarship

Burke County High School graduate Andrea D. More...

Burke Co. High School senior serves as state FFA officer

She’s been a leader at Burke County High School for years but now she’s going statewide.  More...

BCHS FFA member serves as Area Officer

Caleb Tinsley, a member of Burke County High School’s FFA chapter, is serving as the Area IV Reporter. He began his term earlier this month when he attended the Area Officer Training Conference.   More...

Pizza Hut robbed

Employees forced into cooler

Five Pizza Hut employees were locked in a cooler by an armed robber.  Waynesboro police rushed to the restaurant just after closing time Sunday night when a worker with a cell phone called 911 from the walk-in refrigerator.  According to Ch More...

Three in contest for Sardis Mayor

A dozen qualify for seats in five Burke cities

On the front-end of qualifying week, three candidates are already in the running for mayor of Sardis.  As of 3 p.m. Tuesday, 12 candidates had qualified for posts in five different cities.  More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

Full Story

DIGITAL DADDY?

Don Lively

Sometimes I have odd dreams. I suspect we all do. Dreams that make us wonder later, "Where did that come from?"  I had one of those recently.  I dreamed about Daddy which in itself is not unusual. More...

ARE YOU SURE YOU ARE WHO YOU SAY YOU ARE? LET’S SEE YOU PROVE IT!

Jim Shumard

Recently I had to help my brother, who has been disabled for ten years, plan to both move to a new place and to re-enter college. More...

For The Record

Details released in fatal collision

A Midville man was killed when a load of logs impaled the entire length of this pick-up.  Bennie George Taylor, 50, died around 6 a.m. Friday when he slammed into the back of a log truck on Highway 25 North.  More...

From the Blotter

Backfire  More...

Mother indicted for smuggling pot into jail

A Waynesboro woman will have to tell a judge why she tried to smuggle marijuana into the Burke County Jail for her teenage son.  More...

Obituaries

Billy Clark Thomas, Jr.

Billy Clark Thomas, Jr., “Lil Clark”, of Waynesboro, 47, entered into rest on Friday, August 23, 2013 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born in Waynesboro on July 13, 1966 to the late Billy Clark Thomas, Sr. More...

Hattie Rowland Carpenter

Hattie Rowland Carpenter of Gough, 99, passed away Friday, August 23, 2013 at Jefferson Hospital in Louisville. She was born August 19, 1914 in Jefferson County to the late Samuel R. Rowland and Phoebe Salter Rowland. More...

Perrin L. Smith

Perrin L. Smith of Waynesboro, 78, went to be with the Lord Friday, August 23, 2013. He retired from Georgia Power after 33 years of service.  More...

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