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  • New Disorderly Conduct Ordinance Adopted by the Commissioners

    Posted: Mar 21, 2017
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    At the request of the Sheriff's Department and Magistrates Court the County Commissioners adopted an ordinance dealing with disorderly conduct and juvenile curfews. The ordinance is a result of the collaboration of the State Court, Magistrates Court, Sheriff's Department, Solicitor's Office and County Attorney. It is intended to give the deputy more discretion in dealing with situations. This ordinance allows a citation to be issued in cases that do not justify an arrest. A copy of the full ordinance can be found by reading the full story. It can be downloaded at the Administration page on this site.

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  • Baseball Officials & Scorekeepers Needed

    Posted: Mar 21, 2017
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    The Burke County Recreation Department needs baseball officials and scorekeepers for the upcoming baseball season Experience with baseball or softball is REQUIRED! Interested persons may drop by the Recreation Department Office at Jonathan Broxton Park and fill out an application. A resume can also be emailed to rolene.rowell@wbcrd.com (place scorekeeper or official as the subject). Recreation Department office hours are as follows: Mon, Tues & Thurs — 9AM – 7:00PM Wednesday — 9AM – 3PM Friday — 9AM – 12PM For more information, contact the Recreation Department at 706-554-5210 .

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  • Public Information Meeting for Westside Waynesboro Truck Route

    Posted: Mar 08, 2017
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    ​The Burke County Commissioners and the Georgia DOT will hold a Public Information Meeting concerning the Proposed Westside Waynesboro Truck Route. The meeting will held on Thursday March 30th from 5:30 to 7:00 PM at Phillip Grove Baptist Church at 255 Lovers Lane in Waynesboro. It will be a drop in session with maps to show proposed routes and DOT staff available to answer questions from the public.

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  • Landfill Open First Saturday of Each Month

    Posted: Mar 08, 2017
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    The Burke County landfill will begin opening the 1st Saturday in every month, beginning Saturday March 4th. Hours of operation will be from 7:00 am until 4:00 pm. There will still be a tipping fee for waste disposal. Fees begin at a minimum $5.00 and go up to $43.98 per ton. Please cover all loads to prevent littering on our roads and highways.

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  • Public Hearing for Grant

    Posted: Feb 15, 2017
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    Hearing Notice
    Hearing Notice

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  • Sheriff’s Department adds K-9’s to help fight crime

    Posted: Feb 01, 2017
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  • The Waynesboro Burke Concert Series Presents “The Piano Men”

    Posted: Jan 25, 2017
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    The Waynesboro Burke Concert Series presents The Piano Men starring Jim Witter and featuring songs of Billy Joel & Elton John. The concert will be this Friday, January 27, 2017 at 7 PM at the Burke Office Park Auditorium on West 6th Street in Waynesboro.

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