• Bids Awarded on New Judicial Center

    Posted: Apr 13, 2017
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    Burke County Judicial Center
    Burke County Judicial Center
    The Finance Committee of the Burke County Board of Commissioners has awarded bids for construction of the new Judicial Center at their meeting on April 12th. McKnight Construction of Augusta was awarded the bid for construction of the building. They were the low bidder out of six contractors on this project. The bid from McKnight Construction for the building was $16,913,000. The Committee also awarded the bid for Audio Visual and Access Control Equipment to Micro Technology Consultants of Warner Robins, Georgia. Their bid was was the lowest of five bidders on the project at $296,203.75. This project is being built without debt. It is funded through a Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) approved by the voters in 2010 and by the accumulated savings in the general fund by coming in under budget for the last seven years.

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  • Book Event at the Museum on Saturday

    Posted: Apr 11, 2017
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    Book Event at Museum
    Book Event at Museum

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  • Easter Egg Hunt at the Library on Thursday

    Posted: Apr 11, 2017
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    Easter Egg Hunt at the Library
    Easter Egg Hunt at the Library

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  • County Offices Closed For Good Friday

    Posted: Apr 11, 2017
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    The Burke County Courthouse and County Offices will be closed this Friday, April 14 for the Good Friday Holiday.

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  • Public Information Meeting for Westside Waynesboro Truck Route

    Posted: Mar 28, 2017
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    Public Information Meeting
    Public Information Meeting

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  • Burke County Sheriff’s Office Awarded $20.000.00 Traffic Enforcement Grant

    Posted: Mar 27, 2017
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    Waynesboro GA.- The Burke County Sheriff’s Office announced today that it has been awarded a major traffic enforcement grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) in Atlanta. The Burke County Sheriff’s Office received the grant in recognition of its lifesaving work as the coordinating agency of GOHS’s East Central Traffic Enforcement Network. There are sixteen traffic enforcement networks across the state that help enforce Georgia’s year-round safety belt, speed and impaired driving campaigns. “This is our way of supporting the Burke County Sheriff’s Office through its continued leadership via Coordinator Sgt. Brandon Reeves and the East Central Traffic Enforcement Network,” said GOHS Law Enforcement Services Director Roger Hayes. “We want to make sure they can continue their region-wide efforts to protect Georgia motorists from drunk and otherwise dangerous drivers. They’ve proven their dedication and this grant serves not only as recognition for that hard work, but as means for continuing the GOHS mission of reducing crashes, injuries and fatalities on our roads.”

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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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