January 24, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Tax office closed Friday

The Burke County Tax Commissioner’s Office will be closed on Friday, Jan. 26. Office staff will be participating in day-long training on this date. The office, located at 801 N. More...

News

Kit and the Kats to perform hits from 1958-63

Remember When?

Like turning the AM dial on a transistor radio – Kit and the Kats sing and dance their way through the days of early Rock and Roll, and they’ll be right here in Waynesboro, Georgia, to take fans back to those golden years. More...

Georgia Power volunteers honor Martin Luther King Jr.

They are doing their part to help keep a dream alive.  Nearly 50 volunteers descended upon a River Road residence on Monday, Jan. 15, with one specific goal in mind – service over self. More...

Library dedication to be held Saturday

In Keysville

She’s received many honors and awards for her dedication and service to the City of Keysville, and this weekend, Emma Gresham will officially become the namesake of a library.   More...

Sports

Bears score second win over Cross Creek

The Burke County Bears (8-7, 3-3) were defeated 64-61 by Hephzibah (5-11, 4-2) last Tuesday night, Jan 16. On Friday night, Jan. More...

LadyBearspick up more wins

The Burke County Lady Bears (12-5, 5-1) defeated Hephzibah (0-17, 0-6) by 80-37 on Tuesday, Jan. More...

Spartans defeated in two region matchups

The Edmund Burke Academy Spartans had high hopes of adding two more region wins to their overall record but were sadly defeated in both region matchups this week.  More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES   More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Youth Explosion  The New Birth Missionary Baptist Church Music Ministry will hold its annual Youth Explosion 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan, 27. All area youth ministries have been invited to attend and participate. More...

School News

Burke County announces honor roll students for the second nine weeks

The Burke County Public School System has released the names of honor roll students for the first nine weeks. Students named to the honor roll include:  BURKE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL  PRINCIPAL’S LIST   More...

Gala set for Feb. 10

If you want an opportunity to help a local organization whose mission is to serve this community, it’s not too late to contribute, plus you’ll get to feast on some of the best food and most delicious desserts in the area.  More...

Sheriff brings big changes in first year

The streets of Burke County are getting cleaner, and not just where drugs are concerned; the sheriff’s office has extended its mission to include helping clear the county roadways of trash.  More...

Concert series continues

Backed by a four-piece band, the two cool Kats vie for the affection of Kit, while tuning out hits by Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, the Beatles, Buddy Holly, The Shirelles, Sam Cooke and many more. Be ready for Songs. Dance. Romance. More...

Editorial

BUILD A STRONG PERSONAL FOUNDATION

Life coaching is about exploring the possibilities and living a great life. More...

Political Cartoon

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SNOW? NO.

I saw it.  I'm a witness.  It was here.  For about ten minutes.  Snow.  More...

For The Record

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT JAN. 29

Jurors have been drawn for the Superior Court criminal/ civil session with Judge John Flythe, presiding. Jurors are to report 9 a.m., Monday, Jan. More...

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 100 patients' calls the week of January 15-21. 76 of the calls resulted in transports including 37 to Augusta hospitals and 2 to Emanuel County. More...

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS-JAN. 15-21

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Obituaries

Estelle Ellison Holland

Mrs. Estelle Ellison Holland of Sardis, 88, entered into rest on Saturday, January 20, 2018. She was a native and lifelong resident of Sardis. More...

Nancy Luckey

Nancy Luckey, age 61, of Waynesboro, entered into rest Friday, January 19, 2018.  More...

William A. Stallsmith

Graveside committal services for William A. Stallsmith of Vidette, age 87, who died Thursday, January 18th, 2018 will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 27, 2018 at Rose Dhu Cemetery in Vidette. Military honors will be accorded at the grave site. More...

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