December 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Christmas on Liberty Square is Friday night

This Friday, Dec. 5, Downtown Waynesboro will light up for a yuletide celebration with costumed carolers, horse-drawn carriage rides and a visit from Santa Claus. More...

News

MEN WHO COOK

Ryan Mobley  Age: 36 Occupation: Farmer Hometown: Girard  Who helped spark your love of cooking?   More...

CONSTRUCTION MONITOR TESTIFIES

Vogtle could take longer to complete

While significant progress continues on two new reactors at Plant Vogtle, the schedule for their completion is being questioned by an independent construction monitor.  More...

Correction

Public meetings on property taxes will be held by the Burke County Board of Commissioners today (Dec. 3) and Wednesday, Dec. 10 at 5 p.m. in the Commissioner's meeting room in the courthouse. A third hearing will be held at 6:30 p.m., Dec. More...

Sports

Bears cage Gamecocks in opener

The Bears never gave the Gamecocks much of a chance in their season opener last week. Burke County High School’s basketball team routed Screven County 70-33 as they tipped off a season that Coach Purvis Dukes says may be a promising one. More...

Lady Bears bury Screven County to start season

The Lady Bears were unstoppable on both ends of the court last Saturday.  In their season opener against Screven County, Burke County High School’s girls basketball team breezed by with a 75-16 victory.  More...

Burke OUTDOORS

12-POINTER ON FIRST HUNT Jake Cairns, 9, scored big on his first hunting trip when he took down a 12- point buck on Nov. 28. More...

People

More BURKE COUNTY FOLKS

Burke County author Jo Goodson Knight has released a fifth book in her Burke County Folks series. More...

SCHOOL SYSTEM’S PIO RECEIVES PUBLIC RELATIONS AWARDS

The Georgia School Public Relations Association (GSPRA) honored Burke County Public School System’s Public Information Officer Amy J. Nunnally with five state awards at its annual conference held in October. More...

FAKE MONEY

Counterfeit bills circulating in the ’Boro

Waynesboro businesses are getting stung by a new crop of counterfeit bills.  Since early October, police have been getting called to stores and banks where fake $10s, $20s and $100s have been tendered, according to Chief Augustus Palmer III.&nbs More...

3 ARRESTED, 1 WANTED

Thieves try to sell hot golf carts to cops

Three Waynesboro men are in jail after they tried to sell stolen golf carts to police.  The carts were among six that were swiped from Mr. More...

Editorial

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WRITE THAT DOWN

You and I have been together a while now.  Nearly eight years.  Let’s do the math.  Somewhere around four hundred weeks.  Approximately eight-hundred words per column, per week.  Roughly 320,000 words.  Are we havi More...

WILL YOU STRIVE FOR JUSTICE AND PEACE, AND RESPECT THE DIGNITY OF EVERY HUMAN BEING?

Baptismal Vow in The Book of Common Prayer of The Episcopal Church   More...

For The Record

EXPLOITING CHILDREN

Former shop owner gets prison time

A Waynesboro businessman who was acquitted of child molestation in June will still go to prison for sexually exploiting children.  More...

FROM THE BLOTTER

Thanksgiving spirit   More...

WATER LINE INSURANCE

City officials: HomeServe coverage is waste of money

Here we go again.  Waynesboro officials are once again advising residents to steer clear of a company offering protection plans for water lines.  More...

Obituaries

Herman Walden

Reverend Herman Walden, 84, of Farmers Bridge Road, Hephzibah entered into the presence of our Lord and Savior on November 21, 2014. More...

Robbie Rogers

Coach Robbie Rogers, age 45, of Lyons, died Monday, December 1, 2014 in the St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah after a sudden illness. He grew up in Waynesboro, and was a graduate of Waynesboro High School. More...

George Herbert Boyd, Jr.

Mr. George Herbert Boyd, Jr. of Waynesboro passed away November 29, 2014 at University Hospital surrounded by his family.  Born April 13, 1930 in Augusta, Ga, he was the son of the late George Herbert Boyd, Sr. and Sophie Harley Boyd.  More...

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