January 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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Puppy Love

Pursuing passion pays off for Burke Co. grad

Some things never change.  Even as a child, Chad Parrish loved animals and relished the time he spent on his great uncle’s farm in Burke County.  He could be found there most days after school and every weekend.  When he wasn&rsq More...

STAR students announced

Burke County High School and Edmund Burke Academy have announced their STAR students for 2014-2015, along with the STAR teachers the students selected for most impacting their educations. More...

REAL ESTATE SALES

The following are property sales, as recorded by Burke County Board of Assessor’s Office:   • Peggy S. Skinner to Clifford Brandon Hargrove; Oct. More...

Sports

Bears, Lady Bears are number one in region

Two more teams bow to Bears

The Burke County Bears seized the number one spot in the 3AAAA region after defeating New Hampstead and Wayne County over the weekend.  The Bears took down the New Hampstead Phoenix 59-57 on Friday night, and New Hampstead was defeated by Libert More...

Lady Bears bounce back

The Lady Bears moved into the 3AAAA region lead after defeating New Hampstead and Wayne County over the weekend.  More...

THE GAME GOES ON

Junior College Signing Day

Hills heads to East Georgia   More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

TUESDAY, JAN. 20   Burke County Middle School will host a parent meeting, 5:30 p.m., Tuesday Jan. 20, to discuss the new assessment, Georgia Milestones. For more information, contact parent coordinator Jeanette Lovett, 706- 554-3532.   More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Seed of Faith   Seed of Faith Deliverance Church, located at 613 Wallace St. in Waynesboro, will hold its 2015 Winter Revival, 7:30 p.m. nightly, January 21-23.  Living Word   More...

People

Miss Spivey, Mr. Thompson to exchange vows

ENGAGEMENT

Eddie J. and Lynn Taylor of Waynesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Shannon Nicole Spivey, to James Dalton Thompson of Sylvania, Ga.  The groom-elect is the son of Kerri Bolen of Williston, S.C. More...

BURKE COUNTY BOE HONORS SERVICE

Burke County Board of Education member Larry Preston, center, was recently recognized for his years of service. More...

RICHARD WARREN CHAPTER COLONIAL DAMES SIGNS CHARTER

The new Richard Warren Chapter Colonial Dames 17th Century was recently chartered at a special meeting held at the First United Methodist Church in Waynesboro. More...

Missing jail funds

Former deputy to be prosecuted for theft

A former deputy will be prosecuted for stealing from the families of inmates.  Paige Bailey Anderson, 40, was jailed Friday on a single felony count of theft by taking (U.S. currency).  More...

Commissioners commit to addressing animal control

Applause erupted in the audience when Burke County Commissioners made a commitment to animal control at their meeting last week.  The Burke County Board of Commissioners were met with a packed house at the monthly meeting, mostly due to a number More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

Full Story

MYTHS BUSTED

Around the Blessed South folks love animals.  Mostly we love to consume them, whether they be pork, beef or chicken from the farm, deer or quail or turkeys from the woods, or the huge variety of fish and seafood that come from our rivers, creeks More...

A PROVEN RECORD IS A BETTER INVESTMENT

I remember going to college without giving it a second thought.  More...

For The Record

Felonies possible

Animal starvation cases examined under new law

A newly passed Georgia law could mean felony charges in a high profile animal cruelty case. More...

Waynesboro man jailed for rape of teenager

A Waynesboro man has been accused in the rape of a 16-yearold.  Jashaud Keondrey Miller, 20, was arrested last Tuesday at a Columbia County job site where he was working as an electrician.  Police had been looking for him since Dec. More...

Student reports sexual assault on BCHS campus

Burke County deputies are looking into allegations of a sexual assault on the campus of Burke County High School.  Investigators were contacted by school officials on Friday after a 16-year-old female student reported that she had been assaulted More...

Obituaries

Ralph Holderith Grunewald

Girard, GA. – Ralph Holderith Grunewald passed away peacefully January 16, 2015 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, GA. His memorial service will be held Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. at DeLoach-McKerley Funeral Home, 842 N. More...

William Flournoy

Mr. William Flournoy of Waynesboro entered into eternal rest on Thursday, January 9, 2015. Memorial services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 17, 2015 at Phinazee and Son Funeral Home Chapel. More...

Ida Williams

Ida Williams of Sardis, Ga. entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, January 6, 2015. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, January 17, 2015 at Newbirth Missionary Baptist Church in Waynesboro, Ga. More...

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