April 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

FINISHING THE FIGHT

A mother, daughter story of survival

Things could not have gotten worse.  But they did.  It was January 1987 and Veronica Brown’s husband Wayne had just been killed in a wreck.  Her grief was deep and knotted with the sorrow that her two young children would grow up More...

News

THIS IS A DRILL

Exercise will simulate terrorist attack at Plant Vogtle

You may hear sirens and see police cars speeding through the county this afternoon (Wednesday), but there’s no cause for alarm at this time.  Officials at Plant Vogtle and a number of local, state and federal agencies are rehearsing their More...

DR. MAURICE MCBRIDE DAY

On April 25 Waynesboro Mayor Pauline Jenkins gave keys to the city to Waynesboro native Dr. Maurice McBride and his mother Dr. Vickie McBride. She also signed a proclamation declaring the day in their honor.  More...

FROM WAYNESBORO TO THE WHITE HOUSE?

Burke native seeks Democratic nomination for President

A man who played Little League here in Burke County as a child is now running for President of the United States.  Democrat Robbie Wells visited Waynesboro last Saturday for the first time in 15 years, visiting with old friends and talking of hi More...

Sports

Spartans bring home hardware from state golf tourney

Edmund Burke Academy’s golf team traveled to Jekyll Island Monday for the GISA Class AA state golf tournament and brought home the runner up trophy for the fourth consecutive year. More...

HEAVY LIFTING

The Burke County Bears football team will hold its annual Lift-A-Ton fundraiser on Saturday in the parking lot of Southern Bank in Waynesboro. Players are seeking sponsors for their lifts to help raise money for camps this summer. More...

Lady Bears finish up at state

The Lady Bears retired their racquets after finishing up a solid season and competing in the state playoffs. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Metropolitan   Metropolitan Baptist Church will continue its revival, 7:30 p.m. nightly through May 2. Rev. Herman Bings, pastor of Carpentersville Baptist Church, is evangelist for the week.  Allen Chapel   More...

Legals

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NOT GUILTY

Young mother acquitted in murder case

A young mother admitted to stabbing her fiancé to death but was acquitted of murder last Thursday when a jury found her not guilty on all counts.  Fallon Channel Brady, 31, claimed self-defense in the December 2011 stabbing death of 31-year-old More...

WHAT ABOUT THE EGG?

KAMDYN WINS STORY CONTEST!

We have a winner. More...

Editorial

NOT IN ME

I admit, I don’t have the patience of Solomon.  Wait.  That’s not right.  The patience of Job, not Solomon.  It’s the wisdom of Solomon.  The patience of Job.  I think.  I get the two Old Testament More...

LETTERS FROM A GODPARENT LETTER IV: TEMPTATION

Your parents tell me you are dating someone now and that you have fallen in love. Oh dear! The word “love” is used in so many different ways. I fear that for many of us, when we fall in love, we really fall in love with being loved. More...

LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – MAY 5, 2004  The Edmund Burke Academy Board of Directors named Brent Cribb as Headmaster of the private school. More...

For The Record

Teenager arrested for Dollar General hold-up

FINGERRPINT LIFTED

A fingerprint landed a teenager in jail for the Jan. More...

Keysville man indicted by feds

TAX FRAUD RING

A Keysville man is under federal indictment for his alleged involvement in a huge tax fraud ring.  Deondray Richardson, 40, is one of 56 defendants accused of stealing personal information to file bogus tax returns and pocket the refunds.  More...

Burke County Jail Bookings April 21-27

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Obituaries

Martha C. Crawford

Martha C. Crawford passed away on April 28, 2014 at Brentwood Health and Rehabilitation in Waynesboro, Georgia after an extended illness.  More...

John Larry Parrish

John Larry Parrish, 64 of Sardis, Ga. departed this life on Friday, April 25, 2014 peacefully at home with loved ones by his side from an extended heart condition, to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.   More...

Pamela Frazier Weatherford

Pamela Frazier Weatherford of Augusta, 41, passed away Sunday, April 27, 2014. She was a native and lifelong resident of Burke County. Pamela was a 1990 graduate of Burke County High School. More...