October 9, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Driver killed in Monday night crash

A Keysville driver was killed Monday night when he crashed into a ditch on Hephzibah-McBean Road.  Earl Michael Neely, 55, wrecked just before 11 p.m. More...

News

LIVE IN WAYNESBORO?

Then don’t miss your chance to talk one-on-one with Mayor Pauline Jenkins and all six council members. Each of the city’s three wards will have its own town hall gathering next week at the Waynesboro Ice Plant. More...

HAVE YOU BEEN SERVED?

Take advantage of the Burke County Recreation Department’s tennis program. More...

KEEP YOUR CHRISTMAS LIGHTS ON ALL YEAR LONG?

Then you’re the perfect candidate for this year’s Tiki Tacky Christmas Parade. More...

For The Record

Sardis gets grant for Intoxilyzer 9000

Sardis police aren’t playing when it comes to drunk drivers.  The agency is getting an Intoxilyzer 9000, thanks to an $8,000 grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.  More...

Sardis Chief attends training for new agency heads

Sardis Police Chief Scotti Sanford attended the Chief Execut i v e Training Class for newly a p - pointed chiefs of police and heads of law enforcement agencies at the Dr. Curtis E. More...

From the Blotter

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Obituaries

Jim Dickey

Jim Dickey of Brunswick, GA, 69, entered into rest on Sunday, October 6, 2013, at his home. He was born on October 31, 1943 in Screven County to Gladys Dickey and the late James Dickey. He worked for United Insurance Company for many years. More...

J. L. Glisson

J. L. Glisson, 77, husband of Jackie Glisson of Waynesboro, GA. went to be with our Lord and Savior, October 5, 2013.   More...

Jacqulyn Williams

Minister Jacqulyn Williams of Waynesboro entered into eternal rest on Thursday, October 3, 2013. More...

School News

BCHS thespians to present Fall Follies

The Burke County High School Thespian Society will present “Fall Follies” on October 17 at 7 p.m. in the J. D. Smith Auditorium. This production is a variety showcase of three amusing one-act plays.  More...

Burke County 4-H in action ...

Head, Heart, Hands, and Health are the four Hs in 4-H, and they are the four values members work on through fun and engaging programs. More...

“Come Back to Keysville” set for this Saturday

Keysville residents are making final preparations for the town’s big celebration.  The 25th annual Come Back to Keysville Day is set for this Saturday, Oct. 12.  It will kick off with an 11 a.m. More...

a FAIR to remember

Burke County had a big time at the Exchange Club Fair last week. Proceeds from the annual event will help fund a number of community projects, including a hefty scholarship program for graduating seniors.   More...

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LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – OCTOBER 8, 2003   Laura Stone and Tedrick Kelly earned spots on the prestigious Georgia 4-H traveling musical company, Clovers & Company. More...

PIGSKIN PAST, PIGSKIN PRESENT

Don Lively

The more things change, the more they stay the same.  You’ve heard that.  Have you heard this? The more things change, the more they keep changing. More...

Sports

POWER PLAY

Bears upset Wayne County’s momentum

The Bears took the sting out of Wayne County’s winning streak.  Burke County High School’s football team defeated the Yellow Jackets 32-28 in Jesup last Friday, handing them their first loss of the season.  Wayne County, now 5-1 More...

BEARS TO HOST MUSKETEERS

The Bears will buckle down for their third region contest this Friday when they host the Academy of Richmond County.  The Musketeers (2-3, 1-0) are currently ranked second in the region and the only other team without a region loss on their reco More...

Burke County’s Williams claims top 10 finish

Burke County High School’s cross country team competed in the 6th annual WACO Invitational. The Bears were led by Quintus Williams who won a medal and finished in the top 10 among 143 runners with his career best time of 17:49.  More...

Church News

Church News

Green Grove  Green Grove AMEZ Church continues its Fall Revival, 7:30 p.m. nightly, through Oct. 10. Guest speakers are Rev. Clary Dishmond of Brown Grove Baptist Church (Wed.) and Rev. Larry Mack of Walker Grove Baptist Church (Thurs). More...

People

Calling All Hams

Burke Amateur Radio Club charter meeting is Oct. 10

No one really knows for sure how the 700,000 Amateur Radio operators in the U.S. More...

SPOOKY STORY DEADLINE IS OCT. 16

Fourth-and fifth-graders have one more week to scare us.  Entries for the annual Spooky Story Contest are due next Wednesday, Oct. More...

Blessing of the Animals

Scenes from St. Michael's Episcopal Church's Blessing of the Animals ceremony in the city park last Saturday.
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