Don Lively

SHOULD HAVE

I wonder how many times, in the course of a human life, the average person says to themselves, “I should have known better than that.” You’ve done that. So have I, thousands of times. Like the time, years ago, between wives, when I decided to date a woman who was a sports nut and who knew way more about any […]

Cong. Rick Allen to be in Millen Oct. 26th



U.S. Representative Rick W. Allen (R-GA) announced that his reelection campaign will host a campaign Bus Tour Friday, October 21, through Thursday, October 27. Representative Allen will make a mixture of press stops, lunches, and meetings in all 19 counties. He will be in Millen Wednesday, Oct. 26, from noon until 1:30 p.m. at the Café’ on Cotton, 535 Cotton […]

Library News



November is almost here, and with it the beginnings of the holiday season. We’re going to be having a lot of fun here at the library, starting with our seasonal storytimes. Every Tuesday at 4 p.m. we have a fun story and craft time for the kids, and this Tuesday, November 1, we’ll be talking about scarecrows. Next Tuesday, November […]

Customer Survey Scam Lures Victims with Gift Card



We have all seen the ads, “Take our short survey and receive a $50 gift card!” Offers like this claim to be gathering customer feedback for legitimate businesses, however many may really be promoting spammy products or be after your personal information. With the holidays practically upon us, scammers know that more people will be spending time online and looking […]

Waynesboro-Burke Concert Series receives Georgia Council for the Arts grant



The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA) announced that the Waynesboro-Burke Concert Series was among the 85 recipients of the Vibrant Communities grant. The grant amount was $3,400 and will be used to help present the upcoming Ball in the House production on November 17th at the Burke County Office Park. GCA received 112 applications […]

4th annual Rodeo is back for another round

It’s Finally Bucking Time

The Burke County Hat and Spur Ranch Pro Rodeo is coming back for a fourth year this weekend after having to be postponed due to Hurricane Matthew. On Oct. 28-29, some of the nation’s top competitors and bucking stock will be in the chutes at the Hat and Spur Ranch located just off of Hwy. 25 South. The show will […]

2016-10-26 E-Edition