Burke County teacher, assistant football coach resigns

The Burke County Board of Education has accepted the resignation of teacher and assistant football coach Eric Luke.

John Wynne Sr.

SARDIS, Ga. - John Thomas Wynne, Sr., 92, of Sardis, Georgia, born November 20, 1922, to Dr. Judson Holmes and Mrs. Janie Rackley Wynne, Sr., went home to be with his Lord and Savior on February 27, 2015. He was predeceased by his loving and

Burke school counselor charged in sex with pupil

...However, there is no indication that anything occurred on school property. Newman has been employed by the Burke County Board of Education for about four years. The counselor was booked into the Burke County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday on charges...

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Legislators lobby for funding

ATLANTA - Augusta legislators are asking for money to purchase a mosquito control unit, make improvements at the James Brown Arena and support various neighborhood after-school programs as the General Assembly works on the state budget for fiscal year 2008, which starts July 1.

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Board votes in favor of Parker

...its next football coach and give it to Lucy C. Laney. That's the result of a unanimous decision by the Burke County Board of Education on Tuesday night to recommend Laney coach Eric Parker to fill its head football coaching vacancy. "It is...

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Burke County narrows search

...six finalists for that position were released to The Augusta Chronicle after an open records request to the Burke County Board of Education. Burke County began looking for a football coach after the termination of Steve Summers' contract last November...

High school | Lucy C. Laney High School | T.W. Josey High School
Burke County coach let go

...perception of coach Steve Summers, who learned Wednesday he would not be back for a sixth year as head coach. The Burke County Board of Education decided in an executive session Tuesday he would not return after a 6-4 record. Summers had one losing...

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Some small area school systems use the paddle

When it comes to keeping children in line, many smaller school systems, including Burke County, turn to the paddle.

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Burke County schedules and school info

Schedules and contact information

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Across the Area

Police are looking for a man who robbed the Georgia Bank and Trust at 3133 Washington Road about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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