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VETERANS DAY SALUTE!

Veterans Day is Monday, Nov. 11, and the community will honor the men and women who fought for our freedom at a variety of tributes, including: VETERANS DAY CEREMONY 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 11 More...

News

SGA’s Wiggins honored as Burke County’s teacher of the year

Lisa Wiggins has known since she was a little girl that she wanted to spend her days at the front of a classroom. But she thought she’d be teaching chemistry or possibly early childhood education. More...

Safety measures tighten access to schools

As school safety has become a top concern across the nation, Burke County Public School officials have taken measures to stiffens controls at local school buildings.  Video entry intercom systems have been installed at Waynesboro Primary, SGA El More...

LAST CHANCE TO VOTE FOR SPOOKY STORIES

Tomorrow is the last day to support your favorite young author.  At 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, our online poll will close for The True Citizen’s annual Spooky Story contest for fourth- and fifthgraders.  More...

For The Record

Lodge under fire for 2011 car purchase

Using city’s tax ID

Waynesboro officials want to know if former Deputy Chief Roosevelt Lodge broke the law.  That’s why they’ve asked the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to look into a Nov. More...

From the Blotter

Things that go bump in the night   More...

Burke County Jail Bookings October 28- November 3

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Burke Happenings

What's Next?

THURSDAY, NOV. 7   Burke County Retired Educators Association will meet, 3 p. m,. at the Burke County Senior Citizens Center in Waynesboro. Tax Commissioner Marian S. Jackson is guest speaker.  SATURDAY, NOV. 9   More...

Church News

Church News

Second McCannon   Second McCannon Missionary Baptist Church will host its Men’s Conference 2013, 10 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 6. The theme is Principles of a Godly Man – “Pulling MAN out of Manifestation.”  St. More...

Ten arrested in narcotics sweep

2-PLUS KILOS OF COCAINE

$135,857 cash … . more than two kilos of cocaine … 11 vehicles.  All that and more was seized during a huge narcotics bust that spanned three counties and landed 10 people in jail.  More...

Council upholds firing of Deputy Chief Lodge

THE BACK STORY   More...

Editorial

LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – NOVEMBER 5, 2003   Waynesboro attorney Jesse Stone outpolled James “Chick” Jones 729-496 in the mayor’s race. Willie Roy Williams defeated two other candidates for Jones’ vacated Ward 3 council post. More...

Political Cartoon

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Don Lively

APPARITION   It was a dark and stormy night.  Yes, I know that line has been used a billion times since it was first penned by a Victorian novelist.   But the night in question truly was a dark and stormy Southern night.  More...

Sports

Spartans win season closer

They didn’t make the playoffs but they were able to keep the school’s winning season streak alive.  Edmund Burke Academy defeated the second best team in their region 14-12 last Friday night at Rogers Field. More...

HIGH STAKES

Burke County to play for fourth straight region title on Friday against Wayne County

The Bear Den will be packed Friday night when the home team vies for their fourth straight region championship.  Burke County High School’s football team will host Wayne County for the Region 3-AAAA title matchup. More...

BEARS BATTER BULLDOGS TO STAY UNDEFEATED IN SUB-REGION

The Bears didn’t disappoint on Senior Night last Friday, finishing up their regular season with an unblemished sub-region record.  Burke County High School’s football team (6-2, 5-0) blistered the Butler Bulldogs 62-0 for the final g More...

Obituaries

John J. Broseghini, Jr.

John J. Broseghini, Jr. “Jay” “Lil John” of Waynesboro, entered his final rest Monday, October 28, 2013. To honor his wishes, he will be cremated.  More...

Robert “Buddy ATL” Farmer

Mr. Robert “Buddy ATL” Farmer entered into eternal rest on Thursday, October 31, 2013. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, November 9, 2013 at Antioch Rock Creek Baptist Church in Waynesboro, GA. More...

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