July 29, 2015 RSS feed / News

A HEAPING HELPING OF LOCAL

School to load trays with Georgia grown fare for entire week

For one week next month, lunch trays at Blakeney Elementary School will be packed with Georgia grown goodness.  More...

Unemployment claims surge after new layoffs

Another cycle of layoffs pushed Burke County’s unemployment rate to 8.6 percent.  According to June figures just released by the Georgia Department of Labor, 803 residents were looking for jobs last month. More...

Vets look to build veterans ranch community in Burke

Two veterans from Burke County want to offer hundreds more a place to live.  Tommy Ingram and Bobby Mathis, friends since childhood and fellow Army vets, are pitching a concept to local officials and leaders that they say could help area veteran More...

It’s a Pride Thing

Football Friday night is almost here, but not everybody on the gridiron is practicing in pads. More...

Hank Syms named Assistant DA of the Year

Burke County native Hank Syms has been named Assistant District Attorney of the Year.  He was selected by the District Attorneys’ Association of Georgia and was surprised with the statewide honor last week at the annual Summer Convention a More...

Alumni association created for Burke County

They may have graduated in different classes, but they all share the same sense of Burke County Pride.  That’s what prompting members of Burke County High School’s Class of 1988 to organize the school’s first alumni association More...

It's a Miracle!

Waynesboro’s Dairy Queen is joining others across the CSRA as they celebrate Miracle Treat Day tomorrow (Thursday). More...

BUS DRIVERS SALUTED

The Burke County School System’s Transportation Department honored three employees who retired after a combined 68 years of dedicated service. More...