August 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

WASHINGTON TO WAYNESBORO

Deputy ag secretary talks policy with producers

The number two official for Georgia’s number one industry came to Burke County last week.  Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden of the United States Department of Agriculture met with about 20 producers in Waynesboro, where she responded to thei More...

News

SCOUT’S HONOR

Chiropractor has a heart for helping

It all started with a Boy Scout’s first aid merit badge.  Fifty-seven year-old Waynesboro chiropractor, Dr. Donald Tew, remembers it like it was yesterday.  “That’s when it started. More...

Ready to rack up?

The Waynesboro Shrine Club will rack up at the annual Farm Fest on Saturday, Sept. 13. Up to 15 grilling teams will compete in Racks by the Tracks for the best ribs in Burke County and a share in the $1,300 purse. More...

Big band, big day

Don’t labor over what to do this Labor Day. The official touring big band of the U.S. Army is coming to the ‘Boro. The internationally acclaimed Jazz Ambassadors will be in concert at the city park at 6 p.m., Monday, Sept. 1.  More...

For The Record

Waynesboro man takes bullet to chest

A late night argument sent one man into hiding and the other into the ICU.  Waynesboro police are on the hunt for 25-year-old Shaquan Aamad Hines.  He is accused of firing a single bullet into the chest of Dominique Dukes, 23, last Wednesda More...

From the Blotter

$10,000 REWARD   More...

Jurors drawn for Superior Court session

Jurors have been drawn for the April 2014 term of Superior Court criminal session with Judge Michael N. Annis presiding. Jurors are to report Monday, Aug. 18 at 9:30 a.m. More...

Legals

Legal Advertising

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Florida man jailed for stabbing and hijacking in Sardis

A Fort Lauderdale man won’t be going home soon. He was arrested Monday after he stabbed a Sardis resident and then hijacked a car with two women inside. More...

DELINQUENT TAX SALE

45 properties tagged for September auction

Forty-five property owners could lose their land and homes if they do not settle up with the government within 20 days.  Their properties are all scheduled for auction on Tuesday, Sept. 2 for overdue taxes. More...

Editorial

THE BIG WATER, AND THE LITTLE

Don Lively

Another staple of summer life in America and in the Blessed South.  Lake Life.  You’ve seen the tee shirts.  More...

Political Cartoon

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LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – AUGUST 18, 2004  Wimberly House Ministries received a $1000 donation from Walmart. Store manager Don Coleman made the presentation to board member Elva Raines and director Nancy Minyard.  S. More...

Sports

Bears hit the field Friday

Burke County High School's football players are ready to take on their first opponents. Head Coach Eric Parker and his Bears will host Laney High School in the Bear Den for a scrimmage this Friday at 7:30 p.m. to kick off the season. More...

LADY BEARS HOST HOME OPENER THURSDAY

The Lady Bears will hit the diamond at home Thursday. Burke County High School’s softball team will host Evans High for their home opener at 5 p.m. at the BCHS softball complex. More...

HEAD IN THE GAME

New coach looks for success in the classroom

Charlie Fales may be a coach but he’s a teacher first.  While he’s busy building Edmund Burke’s varsity football team he’s also building its first industrial arts program.  “We’re going to start with engi More...

Obituaries

Levi Godbee

Mr. Levi Godbee of Hephzibah entered into eternal rest Sunday, August 10, 2014. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Ebenezer   Ebenezer Baptist Church of Vidette will continue its Annual Revival, 7:30 p.m., nightly, through Thursday, Aug. 14. C.W. Stone is the guest minister. On Sunday, Aug. 17 the church will celebrate its Homecoming. More...