News & Announcements

  • Summer Camp on Wheels!

    Posted: May 22, 2018

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  • Public Hearings Scheduled for Joint Comprehensive Plan

    Posted: May 08, 2018

    Burke County and the jurisdictions of the Town of Girard, City of Keysville, City of Sardis, City of Midville, City of Vidette, and City of Waynesboro will each hold a public hearing to announce the start of the creation of the new Burke County Joint Comprehensive Plan. Although the plan will be a joint plan, each jurisdiction will have their own Community Work Program, therefore separate public hearings will invite public input.   A Community Survey will be available for public input.

    Further information about the plan process and meeting schedule will be available.  Residents wishing to comment or make suggestions should be in attendance. Following are the places and times set for each Public Hearing:

    Burke County, June 4, 2018, at 6:00 p.m.

    Burke County Courthouse, 602 Liberty Street, Waynesboro, GA

    Contact:  Merv Waldrop, Manager, Phone: 706-554-2324

    Town of Girard, June 7, 2018, at 6:00 p.m.

    Girard City Hall, 150B Brigham Landing Road, Girard, GA

    Contact:  Kim

    Reddick, Clerk, Phone: 478-569-4624


    City of Keysville, June 11, 2018, at 6:30 p.m.

    Keysville City Hall, 120 Old Waynesboro Road, Keysville, GA

    Contact:  Meschery Pollard, Administrator, Phone:  706-547-3000


    City of Midville, June 12, 2018, at 6:00 p.m.

    Midville City Hall, 132 South Jones Street, Midville, GA

    Contact:  Seth Brinson,    Phone:  478-589-7557


    City of Sardis, May 25, 2018, at 9:00 a.m.

    Sardis City Hall, 1209 Ellison Bridge Road, Sardis, GA

    Contact:  Jennie Johnson, Clerk, Phone: 478-569-4315


    City of Vidette, June 5, 2018, at 7:00 p.m.

    Vidette City Hall, 7052 Highway 24 West, Vidette, GA

    Contact:  Mayor

    Rosemary Baughman, Phone: 706-554-0645


    City of Waynesboro, June 4, 2018, at 6:30 p.m.

    Waynesboro City Hall, 628 Myrick Street, Waynesboro, GA

    Contact:  Jerry Coalson, Manager, Phone:  706-554-8000

    All Burke County local government jurisdictions are committed to providing all persons with equal access to its services, programs, activities, education and employment regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, disability or age.  For a reasonable accommodation or if you need an alternative format or language, please call the contact person listed for the Public Hearing at least two business days prior to the Public Hearing during following hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday, except holidays. Persons with hearing disabilities can contact the Georgia Relay Service, at (TDD) 1-800-255-0056, (Voice) 1-800-255-0135, 7-1-1.

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  • Burke County Baseball Hosts Columbus Today, 2nd Round of State Playoffs

    Posted: May 03, 2018

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  • Vogtle Construction Update 1st Quarter 2018

    Posted: Apr 30, 2018

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  • Clifford Jones Says Goodbye to His Beloved Tractor Collection - Auction is Saturday

    Posted: Apr 26, 2018

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  • Pork Chop Plate Fundraiser for 4-H Club

    Posted: Apr 23, 2018

    The Burke County 4-H is hosting a Pork Chop Plate Fundraiser in order to raise money for the Forestry and Wildlife Teams that will be competing nationally this summer.   The plates can be picked up at the Burke County Office Park on Thursday May 3rd from Noon till 2:00 or 4:00 to 6:00 pm.  Plates are $8.00 each and can be ordered from the Burke County Extension Office at 706-554-2119. 

    The Wildlife team will be traveling to Maine and the Forestry team will be traveling to West Virginia.  

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  • Job Fair for Plant Vogtle this Week in Augusta

    Posted: Apr 17, 2018

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