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Southeastern Grocers unveils new Harveys Supermarket in Waynesboro

Harveys is back in town.  The new Harveys Supermarket was unveiled last Wednesday during a ribbon cutting ceremony in its former BI-LO location at 263 Liberty St. More...

Black Friday shopping tips

If are going to brave the crowds on Black Friday, you are not alone. However, make sure your time and money is well spent. More...

It’s the most … dangerous time of the year

Tips to enjoy the holiday season safely

For the next few weeks, it is likely that you’ll hear, “Be careful, it’s the holiday season” a thousand times. More...

Sports

Bears end season in second round of state playoffs

The Burke County Bears (9- 3, 4-1) were defeated in round two of the GHSA AAAA State Playoffs by the Cartersville Hurricanes (12-0, 6-0) last Friday in Cartersville, 35-7.  ON THE FIELD  More...

FCA takes home victory against Lions

Faith Christian Academy's middle mchool girls basketball team defeated the Augusta Christian Lions on Thursday, Nov. 17, with a score of 40-9. The middle school boys team also defeated the Lions, 38-23. More...

Spartans start season with double victories

The Spartans of Edmund Burke Academy faced the Jaguars of Thomas Jefferson Academy on Nov. 18, and began their 2016-17 season with a win.  More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3   Dividing Light Outreach Ministries will join The Center for New Beginnings for their monthly yard sale behind the Waynesboro Care Pregnancy Center located at 250 E 6th St., Waynesboro, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Mills Grove  Mills Grove will hold its last service of its annual Harvest Revival, Nov. 23, at 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Rev. Eunice Dock. A Harvest Program will be held Sunday, Nov. More...

School News

S.G.A. ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL’S LIST AND HONOR ROLL

1st Nine Weeks  PRINCIPAL’S LIST  5TH GRADE   Azaria Hill, Cherokee Horne, Ashlee Ray, Caleb Carter, Braydon Cates, Kameryn Cooper, Deondra Page, Kaneria Wesby  4TH GRADE  Caitlyn Prandine  3RD GRADE   Logan B More...

BLAKENEY ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL’S LIST AND HONOR ROLL

1st Nine Weeks  PRINCIPAL’S LIST  5TH GRADE   More...

BCHS PRINCIPAL’S LIST AND HONOR ROLL

1st Nine Weeks  PRINCIPAL’S LIST  12TH GRADE   More...

Strictly Personal

A LITTLE HISTORY   Burke Countians, like Americans everywhere, will observe Thanksgiving in their own special way. There are no rules. You don't even have to eat turkey. More...

Festival of Trees will honor mayor Pauline Jenkins

The City of Waynesboro is dedicating this year's Mayor's Festival of Trees to the memory of Mayor Pauline Jenkins, who died earlier this year.  More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

Full Story

THANK YOU

Thankful?  Oh yes.  A well known national radio host/financial counselor, when callers ask how he's doing, invariably answers, "Better than I deserve".  That's me, in a nutshell.  I've never been a really bad fellow, but, like mos More...

BEING THANKFUL

This time of the year the word thankful is in much usage. We are often advised to count our blessings one by one. Those of us who have been blessed enough to have something for ourselves and a little for others can enjoy the Thanksgiving season. More...

For The Record

$7,500 reward for help finding missing man

The family of Simon Powell is offering a $7,500 reward for help finding him.  Powell has been missing for more than five months. More...

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT NOVEMBER 28

Jurors have been drawn for the October 2016 term of Superior Court Criminal/Civil Session to be held at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 28, 2016 with Judge J. Wade Padgett presiding. Jurors are to report at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. More...

Nominations open for Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer Award

Nominations are now open for the Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer. The state winner will be announced at the Georgia Peanut Farm Show on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Tifton. More...

Obituaries

Joey Inglett

Mr. Joey Parker Inglett of Augusta, Ga., 24, entered into rest Thursday, November 17, 2016.  Joey was a 2010 graduate of Burke County High School and he served in the United States Army Reserve for three years.  More...

Janice Clarke Renfroe

Janice Clarke Renfroe, 98, passed away on November 14, 2016, at her home with her family at her side. She was born in Vidalia, Ga., on March 27, 1918, to Avie Meadows and M.L. Clarke. More...

Paul Nathan Comer

Paul Nathan Comer, 41, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Claudia Anne Seeger Comer, died Tuesday, November 15, 2016. His funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, in the J. More...

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