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15-year-old missing in Burke County

BURKE COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) – The Burke County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing teen. 15-year-old Sawyer Johnson was last seen wearing a red hoodie, black pants, and black Nike sneakers. Sawyer is reportedly known to be in the Waynesboro area. He is described as being 5’9, weighing approximately 135 lbs. If you have […]
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Burke County deputies searching for missing teen

BURKE COUNTY (WRDW/WAGT) - The Burke County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help finding a missing teen. Sawyer Johnson, 15, is described as 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing 135 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a red hoodie, black...
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CSRA News: Last Day of School for Burke and Lincoln Counties

It’s a day of celebration for students in Burke and Lincoln counties. Today is the last day of school in both counties. Students also have early release in both school districts. Next week, Tuesday will be the last day in Richmond County; Wednesday marks the end of the school year in Columbia County; and Thursday will be the last day in McDuffie County. All schools in those districts will have early release on the last day. The school year doesn’t end until June 2 for students in Aiken and Edgefield Counties.
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Third claim against teacher charged with sexual misconduct

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - We have new details after a third alleged victim comes forward with allegations against a local teacher charged with sexual misconduct. In April, authorities charged 40-year-old Scott Hooker. But we’ve found complaints dating back to 2017. We asked the BCSO where the investigation stands with...
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Burke County inmates start fresh food garden project

WAYNESBORO, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Inmates at the Burke County Detention Center are working together to grow garden items to give back to the local community. The project called Project Green began after jail counselor Patrick Finney saw the project at work in Chatham County. “A little bit of knowledge and...
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Waynesboro YMCA thanks community for supporting it since launch

WAYNESBORO, Ga. (WJBF) – The YMCA in Waynesboro has only been around a few years, but that hasn’t stopped the community from coming out and supporting the facility. “This is something that the Burke County community has wanted for a while,” said Program Director, Kenteira Jones. “Their...
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Farmer's Market Returns May 17th

The Burke County Farmer's Market returns on Tuesday, May 17, and will continue through the summer months. Enjoy fresh, seasonal produce each week and help support our local farmers. Location: Southern Bank Pavilion, 855 Liberty Street, Waynesboro, GA. Days/Times: Tuesdays from 4-6 p.m. For more information, contact 706-554-5393.
WAYNESBORO, GA

Wagon Barn Market thanks community for years of success

KEYSVILLE, Ga. (WJBF) – The Wagon Barn Market’s growth in its community has been a journey. They’ve been around since 2011 and specialize in oven-ready entrees, desserts, produce, furniture, and more. Having fresh produce is important to the Wagon Barn Market so that’s why a lot of the product comes from the farm on the […]
KEYSVILLE, GA
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New developments on local teacher arrested in sexual battery

EVANS, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - It’s a story we’ve been following for two weeks: a pattern of inappropriate behavior and allegations of assault against 40-year-old Scott Hooker. It was an emotional moment for Madison Cooksey and her family as she stood up in front of members of the Columbia County Board of Education and delivered an emotional plea for change.
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