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

A Burke County middle school counselor was arrested Tuesday after officers with the Sardis Police Department discovered her with an underage student on Monday.

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Legislators lobby for funding

...activity center. - $25,000 - City of Keysville to establish an after-school program. - $7,600 - Burke County Board of Education to purchase office supplies, T-shirts and computers for Beyond the Ark Outreach Ministries REP. WAYNE...

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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...

High school | Lucy C. Laney High School
Burke County narrows search

WAYNESBORO, Ga. - Bobby Burum is a rising junior on the Burke County football team. He started at free safety, kicker and punter last season.

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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