June 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners say ‘no’ to business licenses

3-2 VOTE

Business owners in the unincorporated areas of Burke County won’t have to pay an “occupational tax” after all.  County commissioners voted last Tuesday to repeal an ordinance which would have gone into effect July 1. More...

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BRAG gives Burke County a boost during stay

BIKER BOOM

The restaurants were filled and the roadsides were welltraveled. More...

Resident’s suggestion doesn’t gain traction

The Family Y won’t be coming to Burke County any time soon.  Following a request from Louis Hrabovsky to invite the YMCA to make a proposal to provide services to local residents, Burke County Commission members Lucious Abrams and Terri Lo More...

IRAQ CONFLICT TRIGGERS RISING GAS PRICES

Gasoline prices in the southeast were on a streak of decline before the conflict in Iraq began. The average price for a gallon of gasoline fell 51 days straight in Florida, 44 days in Georgia, and 12 days in Tennessee. More...

For The Record

FROM THE BLOTTER

Pesky tax laws   More...

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

Jurors have been drawn for the April 2014 term of Superior Court criminal session with Danny C. Craig presiding. More...

Burke County Jail Bookings June 9-14

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Church News

CHURCH NEWS

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL  Palmer Grove   Palmer Grove Baptist Church will continue its Community Vacation Bible School for all ages, 6 p.m., Wednesday, June 18, and Thursday, June 19.  New Springfield   More...

People

HALF CENTURY

Class of 1964 to hold 50th Reunion

They’re celebrating 50 years! The 1964 class of Waynesboro High & Industrial School is gearing up for a landmark reunion on Saturday, Aug. 2. Organizers are asking classmates to join them for the final phase of planning. More...

Legals

Legal Advertising

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305 Work Wanted

CAREGIVER FOR FEMALE – ALZHEIMER and DEMENTIA patients. 20 years experience, references furnished. Call 706-560-0964. Alzheimer. July 30   More...

310 Wanted To Buy/Lease

UPRIGHT, PRACTICE PIANO – call 706- 871-8141. June 18  PAYING CASH FOR JUNK CARS &TRUCKS - Will pick up for free. Call 478- 494-1777. Aug. 13.   More...

HUNG JURY

Retrial in order for child molestation case

Patrick Neil Brogan will be retried on charges of attempted child molestation after a Burke County Superior Court jury was unable to reach a verdict in last week’s trial. More...

CRCT replaced in public schools

STANDARDIZED TESTS

The CRCT is history.  The standardized test, which has been given to Georgia elementary and middle school students for more than a decade, is being replaced next school term with the Georgia Milestones Assessment System.  More...

Editorial

AFTER BRAG

It was suddenly, eerily quiet.  The bedlam was over and hundreds of people who had become our new friends and temporary neighbors were gone.  More...

LETTER XI

My dear godchild,  I was so glad to hear that you are back in the Episcopal Church. I can tell from your letters that you are looking more deeply into your life and into your faith. More...

FAMILIES WITH AND FAMILIES WITHOUT

Some time ago, it was a common practice for churches to adopt families and provide them with support. The program had merit and some families benefitted significantly from the relationship.  More...

Obituaries

Thomas Lazear Reynolds, Sr.

Thomas Lazear Reynolds, Sr. of Waynesboro, husband of Janann Brooks Reynolds, died June 12, 2014, at the age of 79. He was the son of the late Joseph Jones Reynolds and Tommie Q. Reynolds.  More...

Carline Frances Winslow

Carline F. Winslow of Girard, 74, passed away Sunday, June 8, 2014 at Burke Medical Center in Waynesboro, Ga.  More...

Dixon McGregor

Entered into rest Thursday, June 12, 2014, Martin “Dixon” McGregor, Sr. of Evans, Ga., 71, husband of Carol Cain McGregor.   More...

School News

WAYNESBORO PRIMARY SCHOOL AWARDS

Waynesboro Primary School honored its students with certificates of recognition during a special ceremony at the end of the school year. Awards were presented to the following:   More...