October 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Exchange Club fair in town this week

The 58th annual Waynesboro Exchange Club Fair began last night (Tuesday) and will remain open through Saturday evening. More...

News

Vintage on Sixth opens Saturday

Two former Texans are breathing new life into one of downtown Waynesboro's iconic buildings.  This Saturday, Rob and Jennifer Green will have the grand opening of Vintage on Sixth, a new concept in marketing antiques and other items from all ove More...

Tickets available now

Christmas Tour of Homes

The Burke County Woman’s Club Christmas Tour of Homes will take place Saturday, Dec. 2, from 4-7 p.m.  More...

HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS

HALLOWING NIGHT   The Burke County Chamber of Commerce will hold Hallowing Night at Burke Perk on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 6-9 p.m. Chamber members will be dressed up in Halloween attire to help wait tables. More...

Sports

Spartans left heartbroken by Crusaders

One point. More...

Bears remain undefeated

The 3-AAAA Burke County Bears (8-0, 3-0) defeated 3-AAAA Baldwin Braves (4-4, 1-2) 32-14 at Bear Den on Friday night.  More...

Burke Happenings

WHAT'S NEXT?

THURSDAY, OCT. 26  The Burke County Farm-To- School Program will hold its weekly Farmers Market 4-6 p.m. at the Southern Bank Pavilion located on 855 Liberty St., Waynesboro. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

And he said, Take heed that ye be not deceived: for many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and the time draweth near: go ye not therefore after them. More...

People

Greene, Francis to wed

Derrick and Tammy Greene of Hephzibah announce the engagement of their daughter, Emerald Greene, to Jonathan Francis of Trinidad and Tobago, son of the late Wayne Garboo of Trinidad and Tobago and Mr. and Mrs. More...

School News

EBA National Beta Club

Edmund Burke Academy inducted 21 new members into Beta on Oct. 17. Students must earn and maintain an overa 90 average in core content classes in order to become members of Beta Club.  More...

FCA Beta Club inductees

Faith Christian Academy recently held an induction ceremony for members of the National Junior Beta Club and the National Beta Club. Students are invited to join Beta Club for academic excellence and commitment to service. More...

Operation Christmas Child in full swing

Anne Wright’s face lights up when she talks about Operation Christmas Child, but that’s because she herself has seen the reactions of the recipients.  More...

Murray to serve life without parole

Victim would have wanted this outcome

Steven James Murray shuffled into the courtroom, a smile stretching across his face as he spotted family members and mouthed, “I love you,” while curving his shackled hands into the shape of a heart. More...

Vintage on Sixth opens Saturday

Downtown Waynesboro business has been booming lately, and another storefront is set to open its doors this Saturday, Oct. 28, in the former Goldberg’s Furniture building located on West Sixth Street. More...

Editorial

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Editor:  Take the High Road  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

BATTLE STATION

I was fighting for my life.  On a recent Saturday morning I was the victim of an unprovoked attack that left me bleeding and injured, but mostly it left me ticked off and bent on retribution.  More...

For The Record

Accident fatal to Hephzibah woman

A Hephzibah woman died in a one-vehicle accident on Winter road Tuesday, Oct. 17.  More...

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 93 patients' calls the week of Oct. 16-22. Of those calls, 71 were transported, including 35 to Augusta hospitals. More...

Veteran Affair conducts new Operation Reveille Oct. 27

The Department of Veterans Affairs will continue its service to Veterans and partnership with the ares with a Stand Down event at its Uptown Augusta location Oct. 27.  More...

Obituaries

"Walking man" dies at age 92

Calvin C. Gaines, the "walking man" has died at the age of 92. More...

Calvin C. Gaines

Mr. Calvin C. Gaines of Waynesboro, 92, entered into eternal rest on Oct. 21, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at Daniel Grove Baptist Church, 1986 Hancock Landing Road, Waynesboro. More...

Beulah Howard Bugg

Beulah Howard Bugg, 89, of Waynesboro, passed away peacefully in her sleep surrounded by family on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, at her home.  More...

Legals

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