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WWII Veteran, longtime Sardis pharmacist dies

the fire department for many years. He was charter president of the Sardis and Waynesboro Lions Clubs and a member of American Legion Post 180. He was a Mason and a member of the Alexander Masonic Lodge No. 385 for 65 years.  More...

Georgia Field Trial Association's

AMATEUR FIELD TRIALS

The Georgia Amateur Celebration was hosted at Di-Lane Plantation WMA, concluding the Georgia Field Trial Association’s annual events for 2015.   More...

Coaches on 270-mile run to help wounded veterans

BENNING TO GORDON RELAY III

He is on the run again.  Edmund Burke Academy assistant principal and coach Ray Miller is pounding the pavement across Georgia to raise money for wounded veterans.  Next Thursday, he begins his third annual 270- mile trek from Fort Benning More...

For The Record

County employee’s termination upheld after arrest

A former county employee who was arrested for shoplifting won’t be resuming her work at the Burke County Road Department.  More...

FROM THE BLOTTER

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Burke County Jail Bookings February 23-March 1

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People

Miss Spivey, Mr. Thompson exchange vows

Miss Shannon Nicole Spivey became the bride of James Dalton Thompson on February 7, 2015 at 5 o’clock in the afternoon at the Mackey House in Savannah with the Rev. Paul Hodge officiating.  The bride is the daughter of Eddie J. More...

PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

Yulanda Evans   Yulanda Evans of Waynesboro recently graduated from Kaplan University with a Master’s degree in Education. More...

COC DONATES TO RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE

The Col.John James Jones #939 Chapter of the Childen of the Confederacy members Paige Hickman and Summer Hickman are shown presenting tabs they collected for Ronald McDonald House to director Betts Murdison. More...

FOR EMBEZZLING $148,000

Former Midville clerk arrested

Midville’s former clerk is accused of stealing from the city’s coffers.  Carolyn Estes, 68, turned herself in Friday on a single felony charge of theft by taking.  She had been the subject of a GBI investigation since Aug. More...

The Egg

CREATIVE WRITING CONTEST UNDERWAY

Burke County second, third and fourth-graders have two weeks to hatch a good story. The True Citizen and First National Bank of Waynesboro have partnered once again for a creative writing contest open to local elementary students. More...

Editorial

RAINY DAYS, RAINY NIGHTS

Well, I might have to eat my words.  The ones about rain here in the Blessed South.  If you’ve been around me or read my scribblings for very long you’ve probably heard me say, either verbally or in ink, ”don’t cuss More...

Political Cartoon

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LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – MARCH 9, 2005  Joe Shepherd, 13, was set to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee for the fourth time.   More...

Sports

Bears see big turnout for Diamond Day, home opener

The Bears offered up a full day of baseball for fans at their home opener. Diamond Day brought together Burke County High School, Savannah Christian and Aquinas for three games. More...

STATE BOUND

The Midget girls are looking to make their mark at the state tournament. More...

Obituaries

Betty Coleman DeLaigle

Betty Coleman DeLaigle of Waynesboro, 82, entered into rest Monday, March 2, 2015. Mrs. DeLaigle was a native of Jenkins County and a member of Botsford Baptist Church. More...

OBITUARIES

John Thomas Wynne, Sr.

John Thomas Wynne, Sr. of Sardis, Georgia, 92, born November 20, 1922, to Dr. Judson Holmes and Mrs. Janie Rackley Wynne, Sr., went home to be with his Lord and Savior on February   27, 2015. More...

Susan Kay Estill Hargrove

Susan Kay Estill Hargrove, 60, wife of William Clifford “Cliff” Hargrove III, entered into rest Wednesday, December 10, 2014, at her residence. Mrs. More...

Legals

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