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  • New Hours for Burke County Libraries

    Posted: Feb 26, 2021
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    New Hours at Library
    New Hours at Library

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  • Two of the Top Five Best Chocolate Milks in Georgia Comes from Burke County Dairies

    Posted: Feb 22, 2021
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  • Development Authority Office Closed Due to Covid

    Posted: Feb 18, 2021
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    The Development Authority will be closed to the public until March 1st due to COVID-19. During that time, please contact us via email or phone at 706-554-2923.

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  • BURKE COUNTY BOARD MEETING - FEBRUARY 9TH 2021

    Posted: Feb 10, 2021
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    BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING

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  • Boss Hog BBQ Cookoff Returns in May!

    Posted: Feb 08, 2021
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    Boss Hog Cook Off
    Boss Hog Cook Off

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  • Governor Kemp Names Six Judicial Appointments

    Posted: Feb 02, 2021
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    FEBRUARY 01, 2021 Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced his appointment of Nancy N. Bills to the Rockdale Judicial Circuit, Clarence Cuthpert as State Court Judge of Rockdale County, Jesse C. Stone to the Augusta Judicial Circuit, Dick Perryman to the Alapaha Judicial Circuit, Rosemary Greene to the Cherokee Judicial Circuit, and Carletta Sims Brown to the Richmond County Civil and Magistrate Court. Stone will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of the Honorable Michael Annis, effective February 1, 2020. The Augusta Judicial Circuit is comprised of Burke, Columbia, and Richmond Counties. Jesse Stone holds his undergraduate, business, and law degrees from the University of Georgia. Since 1986, Jesse has served as an Attorney and Managing Partner for Merrill & Stone, LLC in Waynesboro. He served in the Georgia State Senate representing District 23 from 2011-2020 and was chair of the Judiciary committee. Prior to his service in the Senate, he was elected Mayor of the City of Waynesboro. From 1990-1995, he was a Criminal Justice Instructor at East Georgia College. He is chair of the Agriculture Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia, a member of the Augusta Circuit Bar Association, the Federalist Society, and the Middle Judicial Circuit Bar Association. He is married to his wife Amanda and has three children: Drew, Sarah, and Laura.

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  • Surplus Property Auction

    Posted: Feb 01, 2021
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    MULTI COUNTY SURPLUS AUCTION BURKE COUNTY, JONES COUNTY, MACON TRANSIT AUTHORITY AND OTHERS ARE SELLING SURPLUS VEHICLES, EQUIPMENT, ASPHAULT CHIPPER, CAT DOZIER, TRACTORS, BUSES, GUNS PICKUP TRUCKS, DUMP TRUCKS, AMBULANCE, ROAD GRADING EQUIPMENT, FRONT LIFT DUMPSTER TRUCK, TRAILERS, JOHN DEERE EQUIPMENT AND MORE AUCTION ENDS:FEB 9th AT 2pm AUCTION INSPECTION:FEB 8th FROM 9am UNTIL 3pm ITEM PICK UP: FEB 10th & 11th From 8am until 3 pm EACH DAY PLEASE NOTICE THAT SOME ITEMS ARE IN DIFFERENT COUNTIES AND WE WILL SHOW IN THE AUCTION CATALOG EACH GROUP OF ITEMS WITH INFORMATION OF THE COUNTY IT IS LOCATED IN. L.W. Benton Company, Inc. 478-744-0027 office@bidderone.com www.bidderone.com

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