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12 Reasons to Love The Boss

As if anyone really needed reminding why the Boss Hog State Championship Cookoff is so much fun, we sat down with organizers anyway to get the updated scoop. More...

News

BCHS spring musical this week

Music is in the air at Burke County High School, where the fine arts department is in rehearsal for its spring production, Disney’s High School Musical. More...

New officers welcomed

During the City of Waynesboro’s meeting on Monday night, a number of new Waynesboro Police officers were introduced to the city council and general public. Those officers included, from left, Omar G. Thyme, Robert L. Sams, Sgt. More...

Relay For Life nets nearly $32,000

They may not have reached their goal, but Burke County Relay For Life organizers say it’s not over yet.  After Saturday’s Relay, another nearly $13,000 came in from participating teams. More...

For The Record

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS APRIL 24-30

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Five arrested in drug bust

Two people were charged with drug trafficking and three more are facing lesser charges after a drug raid on Lake Crystal Drive in Burke County.  More...

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT MAY 8

Jurors have been drawn for the Superior Court civil session with Judge Ashley Wright, presiding. Jurors are to report 9 a.m., Monday, May 8, to the Burke County Courthouse in Waynesboro.  The list is as follows:  More...

Obituaries

Lilawease Williams Broxton

Lilawease “Wease” Williams Broxton of Avera, Ga., 86, loving wife of the late Thomas Earl Broxton Sr., entered into her eternal rest Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Trinity Hospital in Augusta. More...

Tonjaleac T. Bynham

Ms. Tonjaleac T. Bynham of Waynesboro, Ga., 34, entered into eternal rest on April 29, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at Cornerstone Christian Center Church, 710 Stone Ave., Waynesboro, GA. More...

Edwina Chance

Mrs. Edwina Chance of Waynesboro, Ga. entered into eternal rest on April 30, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 7, at McCullough Covenant Baptist Church, 508 McCullough Church Road, Waynesboro, GA. More...

Legals

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Swearing in

Waynesboro's new mayor officially assumed his duties Monday night. Gregory Tony Carswell Jr. was given the oath of office by Magistrate Court Judge Cynthia Kelley during ceremonies at the City Council meeting. More...

National Day of Prayer

The National Day of Prayer will commence on the steps of the Burke County Courthouse at 7 a.m. More...

Editorial

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I REMEMBER

Where were you?  Everybody has times, events from their respective pasts, when they remember exactly where they were, and what they were doing, when a certain event occurred, or, when they heard the news about that event.  If you're old eno More...

WHITE FEAR

On the surface, the notion that significant numbers of white people are afraid seems nonsensical. What in the world do white people have to fear except fear itself? More...

Sports

Bears end season at state playoffs

The Burke County High School Bears ended their season last Saturday at round one of the state playoffs. More...

10 Bears selected for the 2017 All-Region baseball team

Burke County had 10 students selected for the 2017 4AAAA Region 3 Baseball All Region Teams last week. This honor is based strictly on stats. More...

BCHS track athletes qualify for state in eight events

The Burke County Bears track team competed in the sectionals last Saturday, and the girls qualified for two events at the state track meet: the 4x100 and the long jump. More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL  The Burke County High School fine arts department presents Disney’s High School Musical On State May 4-6, at 7 p.m. at the J.D. Smith Auditorium. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Spring Revival  Allen Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will hold its Spring Revival 7 p.m., nightly, May 2-4. The Rev. Steven Boler, pastor of Olivet Baptist Church, Augusta, will be guest minister for this three night revival. More...

School News

Burke County public schools honor roll announced

The Burke County Public School System has released the names of honor roll students for the third nine weeks. Students named to the honor roll include:  BURKE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL   Principal’s List  More...

SENIOR WALK 2017

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