May 21, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Memorial Day service set for eleventh hour Monday

One hundred fifty-one white crosses will stand in remembrance of Burke County’s fallen servicemen and women.  American Legion Post 120 members will begin erecting the crosses in Waynesboro this Friday in observance of Memorial Day.  More...

News

A SCOUT'S HONOR

EBA senior earns Eagle Scout rank

It’s been 12 years in the making. For nearly as long as Peter Cates has been in school, he’s also been a scout. And this spring, he earned the ultimate scouting honor by achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. More...

283 YEARS IN THE CLASSROOM

More than 283 years of experience were recognized when retiring educators were honored at the May meeting of the Burke County Board of Education. More...

REAL ESTATE SALES

The following are property sales, as recorded by Burke County Board of Assessor’s Office:

• Jenna G. Long to Albert Lee White; Jan. 30, 2014; S01-359; .07 acre; $16,000   Virginia E. Manchester to William H. Rogers Sr.; 042-032B; 8 acres; $22,000   Brenda J. McBride to Matthew Jackson and Carrie C. Jackson; Feb. More...

For The Record

Armed robbers nabbed by Sardis police

FOUR TEENS ARRESTED

They made their getaway after holding up a Sylvania gas station … but they couldn’t get through Sardis.  Around 11:30 p.m. More...

RESPECT FOR LAW AWARDS

Three area law enforcement officers were honored at the Waynesboro Optimist Club’s annual Respect for Law program at the Waynesboro Campus of Augusta Technical College. More...

Burke County Jail Bookings May 12-18

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People

PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

Sarah-Ashley Swanagin   Sarah Ashley Swanagin graduated from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Marketing. More...

2014 Election Results - Free Access

May 20 Primary/Non-Partisan

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DEEP WATER

Drivers escape from submerged vehicles

Thursday’s flooding also caused a big scare on Highway 24 West when a Louisville driver hydroplaned her Chevy Malibu and wrecked into a low-lying, creekflooded area. More...

YOUR DECISION

GENERAL PRIMARY & NON-PARTISAN LOCAL ELECTION RESULTS

VOTER TURNOUT  Voter turnout 20.12 percent Precinct with Highest Turnout: Vidette: 38.31 percent Precinct with Lowest Turnout: Four Points: 10.68 percent Most Voters by Precinct: North Waynesboro: 580 ballots cast   More...

ANOTHER EDUCATOR ARRESTED

Former Teacher of the Year jailed for ‘sexting’ student

In 2012 she was lauded as Burke County Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year.  Last week, she was behind bars for criminal attempt-sexual assault on a student. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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LOOKING BACK

10 YEARS AGO – MAY 26, 2004   Construction on an 8 mile long segment of the Savannah River Parkway beginning at the north end of the Waynesboro bypass and continuing to Dinwiddie Road was about to begin.   More...

MAMA’S VILLAGE

Don Lively

“It takes a village to raise a child.”  That’s what a well known politician once said.  More...

Sports

Lady Bears shine at state Class AAAA golf tourney

The Lady Bears turned in their top state tourney performance ever in this week's Class AAAA championship.  Burke County High School’s girls golf team competed Monday in the state tourney, which was hosted by BCHS at the Waynesboro Country More...

Faith Christian Eagles wrap of tennis season

Faith Christian Academy’s Middle School girls’tennis team clinched a 6-5 victory over Brentwood Middle School in Waynesboro last week.  More...

ANOTHER RING IN SIGHT

Former Burke County Bear Julius Patterson is racking up big time yardage in semi-pro football and may be on his way to another championship with his team, the Georgia Pirates.  More...

Obituaries

Eva Dorothy Flakes McCullough

Eva Dorothy Flakes McCullough 93, of Waynesboro, entered into rest on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at Brentwood Terrace Nursing Home.  Mrs. McCullough was born on December 11, 1920. More...

Sabine Williams

Memorial services for Sabine Williams will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 24 at Windsor Spring Baptist Church with Rev. Paul Robertson officiating.  More...

Milton B. Mincey

Mr. Milton B. Mincey of Wadley, Ga. entered into eternal rest on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 24, 2014 at Solomon Temple Baptist Church in Moxley, Ga. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Living Word   Church Of The Living Word, located at 423 Ward St. in Waynesboro, will host a Youth Service, 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 23. Minister Aquanetta Lane of Green Branch Christian Faith Center and Branches of Destiny is the guest preacher. More...

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