May 1, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Cash needed for Mad Anthony’s Big Boom

FIREWORKS FUNDRAISING

It will soon be time again for the annual Mad Anthony’s Big Boom Fireworks Extravaganza.  More...

News

New owners to celebrate longtime local business - Free Access

Over the decades many changes have occurred – the location, product brands and now the owners – but one thing that’ll never change is the customer service that feels like a warm hug in a place as familiar as home. More...

Thunder on Liberty is Saturday

Cars aren’t the only special guests at this year’s Thunder on Liberty Classic Car Show.  More...

Rotary onion sale under way

Georgia's official state vegetable is officially in season and available now from members of the Waynesboro Rotary Club.  Grown only from Georgia soil, the Vidalia onion is available for a limited time.  More...

Sports

Spartans head in to state play

After a region championship last week, the Edmund Burke Academy varsity baseball team is now headed into the second rounds of the GISA AA State Playoffs. More...

Spartan 2019 track season comes to an end

The Edmund Burke Academy track team made their coaches and school very proud at the state meet in Albany. The meet took place April 25-27. Nine Spartans qualified for and competed at state.  More...

Burke track teams finish in top three

Burke County High School’s track athletes had a strong showing at the region track meet, with the girls earning second place and the boys finishing third while several on both teams walked away with gold.  More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Spring Revival Allen Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 113 Allen Chapel Road, Waynesboro, will hold its last night of Spring revival tonight (Wednesday) at 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be the Rev. More...

Five women arrested in violent beating

Five women wanted for violently beating another in Pecan Grove have been arrested.  More...

BCHS art students prepare for big show - Free Access

While this week is the final push to get their show up and running, art students at Burke County High School have been preparing for the moment all year. More...

Editorial

BULLYING, STILL A PROBLEM!!!

As discussed previously in this column, bullying continues to be a problem needing to be addressed in our community. More...

Political Cartoon

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LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – MAY 6, 2009  The Burke County Bears golf team won the state AAA golf tournament. They were led by Evans Horton who carded a 72, the lowest round of his high school career. More...

For The Record

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS•APRIL 22-28

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Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT MAY 6

Jurors have been drawn for the April 2019 term of Superior Court criminal and/or civil session with Judge Ashley Wright presiding. Jurors are to report at 9 a.m. Monday, May 6 to the Burke County Courthouse.  More...

Burke EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 103 patients’ calls during the week ending April 28. Of those, 66 resulted in transports, including 45 to Augusta hospitals. More...

Obituaries

Alvin Edward Burke

Alvin Edward Burke, 69, entered into rest on Monday, April 22, 2019 in Macon, Ga. at Navicent Health Center.  More...

Christina Winifred Armstrong Taulbee Delaigle

Christina Winifred Armstrong Taulbee DeLaigle, 71, of Clarkesville Georgia, died April 2, 2019 in Raleigh, North Carolina of a brain aneurism.  More...

Keith Lamar Turner

Augusta, GA- Mr. Keith Lamar Turner, age 47, entered into eternal rest on April 25, 2019. A Homegoing Celebration will be held Saturday, May 4, 2019, 11:00 a.m. at Waynesboro Deliverance Evangelistic Church, 938 Old Millen Hwy, Waynesboro, GA. More...

School News

BES Students of the Month for March

Commitment was the Positive/Character Trait at Blakeney Elementary School for the month of March. Students were chosen based on teacher observations of the studied trait of tolerance. More...