1. Eat Safe Food after a Power Outage

    Food Safety for Power Outages

    Refrigerated or frozen foods may not be safe to eat after the loss of power. Find out what you can do to keep food safe during a power outage, and when you need to throw away food that could make you sick. Read on...
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    988 Suicide & Crisis Line Available July 16

    9-8-8 is emerging as the 9-1-1 of behavioral health, and like the rollout of 9-1-1 will take many years to reach full capacity. It is one of the largest federally mandated crisis response transformations in decades designed to meet the rising needs of Read on...
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    Can the Grease and Prevent Sewer Backups

    Fats, oils and grease (FOG) make their way into the sanitary sewer system when things like oil, dairy, baking products and food scraps are washed down the sink drain. Improper disposal of FOG can result in blockages and clogs in City sanitary sewer Read on...
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    Fireworks: Laws & Reminders For Citizen Use

    With July 4th just around the corner, here are a few friendly reminders regarding fireworks: -The City of Waynesboro Ordinance No. 50-27 (11) prohibits "the explosion of firecrackers, skyrockets, Roman candles, pinwheels or any other form of fireworks" Read on...
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    Peddler's License Information

    All peddlers desiring to do business within the City of Waynesboro shall apply for and obtain a license prior to any operation of such business. The cost of a peddler's license is $100.00 for 30 days. Please contact City Hall at 706-554-8000 for more Read on...
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    Georgia Dream Program

    Dreaming of buying your first home? The Georgia Dream HomeOwnership Program fulfills homeownership dreams by providing affordable mortgage financing for eligible homebuyers. Read on...
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    State of Georgia Rental Assistance Program (GRA)

    If you're a Georgia renter who has fallen behind on rent payments as of March 13, 2020, you may qualify for assistance. The Georgia Rental Assistance Program can provide up to 18 months of rental and utility assistance, paid directly to participating Read on...
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    Fireworks Show Scheduled for July 3rd

    Waynesboro's annual fireworks show, Mad Anthony's Big Boom, is scheduled for Sunday night, July 3rd, at the Waynesboro Burke County Recreation Department Complex. To make a donation, send checks to the City of Waynesboro/DDA c/o Don Lively, 615 N. Read on...
  9. Farmers Market 2022

    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 Read on...
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    Monthly Fire Safety Tips: Summer

    Home fire safety doesn't stop at the door. There are many fire risks outside the home. You may have these in your backyard. Here are some ways you can keep your home safer from outside fire. Summer months mean grilling! Make sure your home is Read on...
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    Water Safety Tips

    Follow these water safety tips from the American Red Cross and enjoy a fun and safe summer season! -Swim in designated areas supervised by lifeguards. -Always swim with a buddy. -If you go boating, wear a life jacket! -Install & use barriers around your Read on...
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    Call Before You Dig This Spring/Summer

    Want to Dig Safely? To Avoid Hitting Public Utilities: 1. Contact Georgia 811 at Georgia811.com (available 24/7) or simply dial 811 at least three business days before you plan to dig. 2. Wait for our member utility Read on...
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