Rants & Raves

...WANT TO give thanks to Georgia Power for having the Burke County sheriff close a section of River Road. How can they do that? When I call Burke County Sheriff Office and they said that was all Plant Vogtle...

Lawsuit filed on behalf of Blythe family over raid at wrong house

...lawsuit.The lawsuit is filed against the two officers believed to have led the raid: Daniel T. Lowe of the Burke County Sheriff's Office and Matthew P. Perkins of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.The lawsuit seeks compensatory and...

Burke County man charged with cruelty to children

A Burke County man has been jailed after a 1-month-old's skull was fractured.Burke County sheriff's Sgt. Dedric Smith said Mark Anthony Winter II struck the baby during a confrontation with the baby's mother at a home in...

Suspect arrested in Waynesboro bank robbery

...a Waynesboro bank has been taken into custody.At 3:10 p.m., Waynesboro deputies ? with assistance from Burke County Sheriff Office investigators and GBI agents ? arrested Scotty Kelly, according to Waynesboro Police Chief Augustus Palmer...

Deputy returns to duty after being sidelined by injury

...story incorrectly described Burke County sheriff's Deputy Jay Hollingsworth's...years in law enforcement, Burke County sheriff's Deputy Jay Hollingsworth...Hollingsworth, who joined the Burke County Sheriff's Office in 1996 after graduating...

Burke County authorities seek missing Girard woman

...Nissan Altima with Georgia license plate BSX3425, Burke County sheriff's investigators said Tuesday.Family members...local law enforcement agency first, then call the Burke County Sheriff's Office at (706) 554-2133.

Burke County suspect attacks woman, teen with metal pipe

...block of Farmers Bridge Road to ask for a ride, Burke County sheriff's Sgt. Dedric Smith said.When the woman refused...180 pounds.Anyone with information can call the Burke County Sheriff's Office at (706) 554-2133.

Former Burke County Teacher of Year charged with sexual involvement with student

...Wednesday of inappropriate relations with a student. It is the second arrest of a Burke County teacher this month.Burke County sheriff's Sgt. Dedric Smith said information was obtained after last week's arrest of 25-year-old teacher Ashley...

Police still searching for party shooters that injured 5

...remain hospitalized.GBI Special Agent in Charge Pat Morgan said it appears there were multiple shooters.The Burke County Sheriff's Office asked for the assistance of the GBI after it responded to the shooting at a re-purposed automobile...

Georgia Bureau of Investigation asks public's help in locating suspects in Burke shootings

The GBI and the Burke County Sheriff's Office are asking the public's help in providing information after several young people were shot at a party outside Waynesboro early Sunday.