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Local physician heads new Keysville clinic

Dr. Edmund G. Byne, a third generation Burke County M.D. is the family physician at a new clinic in Keysville. More...

News

What Resonates

Encouragement and Support Help Burke County Graduate Writer Transition to Author

“Why do we have to learn this?”  That question is one that students always have and always will pose to teachers. More...

SCENES FROM LAST FRIDAY’S 17TH ANNUAL CELEBRATION

PHOTOS: A. LeeAnn Chalker & Ian Stembridge   More...

Elected officials visit local farmers

Georgia Department of Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black, Senator Jesse Stone, and Representative Gloria Frazier visited with local farmers on Friday, December 4, at Edenfield's Farm in Waynesboro. More...

For The Record

Food Bank volunteer killed by train

A community volunteer was killed last week when he was hit by a westbound train.  Charles "CJ" Gitzen, 25, was struck on the Norfolk Southern track just after 1 p.m. More...

FROM THE BLOTTER

Get the message?   A hunter found some unwelcome messages in his deer stand located in the woods near Sardis. More...

Burke County Jail Bookings Nov. 30-Dec. 8

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Obituaries

William “Bill” Herbert Craven, Jr.

Waynesboro, Ga. - William “Bill” Herbert Craven, Jr., age 86, entered into eternal rest Friday, December 4, 2015 in Aiken, South Carolina. He was a loving and dedicated husband, brother, father, grandfather, uncle, and friend.  More...

Harold “Humble Hal” Herrington, Jr.

Waynesboro, GA – Hal Herrington, 61, passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2015.   Survivors include his parents, Harold L. and Myrtle Herrington, Sr.; brothers, Rex Herrington and Steve Herrington; sister, Dianne H. More...

Frances C. (Frankie) Horton

Taylor Funeral Home of Waynesboro announces the death of Mrs. Frances C. (Frankie) Horton, age 92, of Waynesboro, who died Sunday morning, December 6, 2015, in the Brentwood Health and Rehabilitation Center.   More...

Murder suspect captured

A murder suspect who has been sought by authorities for more than a year is finally in custody.  More...

Longtime County Agent Bill Craven has died

William H. “Bill” Craven, Jr., who served as Burke County Extension Agent from 1971 until 1989, has died in Aiken, S.C. at the age of 86. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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WORDS AND MORE

Well, that's that then.  They're gone.  Who, you might ask, are they?  More...

POISONING THE WELL

Reprinted due to the fact the last part of column last week was inadvertently omitted from Michael N. Searles column. More...

Sports

Spartans hang tough in Garden City Classic

The Edmund Burke Academy Spartans had a strong showing against some premier basketball programs at the 2015 Garden City Classic this past weekend. More...

Lady Spartans go 2-1 at Garden City Classic

The Lady Spartans of Edmund Burke Academy gained a huge confidence boost on the court this past weekend at the Garden City Classic, a three-day tournament hosted by Augusta Preparatory Day School. More...

Bears edge Cross Creek and rout Hephzibah

The Burke County Bears edged Cross Creek in a close match last Tuesday night winning 64-62. The Bears also defeated Hephzibah 68-55 on Saturday night. More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

THURSDAY, DEC. 10  A Gingerbread House Building Competition will be held at the Burke County Library, 4:30-6 p.m. Youth, ages 12-17, can register in teams of two to take part in the judged contest. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Fellowship Baptist Pastoral Anniversary   More...

School News

Edmund Burke Academy recognized as a National Beta School of Distinction

The Edmund Burke Academy Beta Club recently was recognized as a National Beta School of Distinction for the 2015-16 school term. This award is given to the Beta Clubs who increase membership by 10 percent or more for a school term. More...

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