April 8, 2015 RSS feed / News

FARMYARD FOWL

Small scale producer sees fun and money in farming on the side

Her loudest guard dogs are actually the geese.  “They let us know if anyone is in the yard that they’re not used to,” Rebecca Ryan says, laughing at the gaggle and the racquet they make behind her house.  More...

WHAT ABOUT “THE EGG”?

Vote today for your favorite young author

Next Monday is the last day to help pick a winner in “The Egg” creative writing contest. More...

BREAKFAST AND BUSINESS

Fresh coffee and farm loans were on the menu at Coffee Before Hours last month. AgGeorgia Farm Credit hosted the March event, welcoming a crowd to their Highway 80 office for pastries and plenty of giveaways. More...

FARM BUREAU ESSAY WINNERS

Three Edmund Burke Academy sixth graders were recognized by Farm Bureau Insurance for their winning essays in a recent writing competition on “Careers Associated with Agriculture.” Pictured from left with Farm Bureau president Lee Webster More...

Student musicians to perform at Disney

It’ll be all mouse ears and music for about 100 Burke County High School students heading to Orlando later this month.  Around 80 Pride of Burke County Marching Band musicians and 20 chorus members will perform at Disney World in the Downt More...

FNB NAMES NEW BOARD MEMBERS

First National Bank of Waynesboro recently installed its newest board members. Pictured from left are new directors Nan Palmer Lynch, Rick Stewart, Matthew Jenkins and Dr. Johnny Christian. Not pictured is John Hardy Jr.   More...

SGA WELCOMES READERS

SGA Elementary celebrated Black History Month by inviting women to the school to read books written by Black American authors. A small reception was held for the readers prior to their reading to the classes. More...

Celebrating Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss creatures cavorted up and down the halls of Waynesboro Primary School in celebration of famed children’s author Dr. Seuss’s birthday. More...

26 CENTS PER GALLON

That’s how much motor fuel tax motorists will pay per gallon when they fill up with gasoline, beginning July 2016. They’ll pay 29 cents per gallon in taxes for diesel. More...

ONE LAST CHANCE

Uproar prompts hearing for Palmetto Pipeline

Burke County residents will have another opportunity to speak up about the proposed Palmetto Pipeline … but only if they are willing to drive to Bryan County.  On April 21, the Georgia Department of Transportation will host a single publi More...

SOURCE TO SEA

A group of kayakers paddled the entire Savannah River on a pilgrimage to stop pollution. More...

Historic Bark Camp Church to hold annual meeting

Lunch, entertainment and an auction will highlight the annual meeting of the friends and supporters of the historic Bark Camp Church on Saturday, April 18.  More...

MUSICIANS PLAY IN DISTRICT HONOR BANDS

A half dozen Burke County student musicians were selected to participate in the District 10 Honor Band program, which presented a concert at Wesley United Methodist Church in Evans. More...

Dancers prepare to qualify for Nationals

With a big dance competition behind them, Brittany’s Dance Academy’s competition dancers head to the Platinum National Dance Competition event in Lexington, S.C., on May 1-3 to qualify for nationals. More...

Students honor special education class for contributions

She never knew they were the ones working behind the scenes.  When high school senior Dajiah Thomas caught a glimpse of them, though, she knew these special schoolmates needed to be recognized.  More...

WEARING BLUE FOR AUTISM AWARENESS

First National Bank employees dressed in blue April 2 in support of the eighth annual World Autism Awareness Day. Autism is the fastest-growing development disability and is diagnosed in one of every 68 babies born in the United States. More...