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Posted on: July 25, 2022

Public Notice: Notice to Reenact Noise Ordinance # 50-27(11)

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Public notice is hereby provided that on August 15, 2022, at 6 p.m. at City Hall, the Mayor and City Council will meet to discuss reenactment of the City's noise ordinance, Ordinance # 50-27 (11).  The noise ordinance is to be reenacted ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

Waynesboro-Burke Concert Series Returns October 22

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The Waynesboro-Burke Concert Series will kick off its 43rd season on Saturday, October 22, with Jason Sikes & the Elvis Experience Showband.  Other performances this season will include:

Ryan Abel & Friends - November 19, 2022

Deas Guyz - J...

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

Food Safety for Power Outages

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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.

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  • Keep appliance thermometers in your refrige...
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Posted on: July 1, 2022

988 Suicide & Crisis Line Available July 16

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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 ne...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Can the Grease and Prevent Sewer Backups

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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 se...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Georgia Dream Program

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Dreaming of buying your first home?  The Georgia Dream HomeOwnership Program fulfills homeownership dreams by providing affordable mortgage financing for eligible homebuyers.  

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

State of Georgia Rental Assistance Program (GRA)

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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...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Farmer's Market Returns May 17th

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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 Liber...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

Monthly Fire Safety Tips: Summer

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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 grillin...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

Water Safety Tips

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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 h...

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Posted on: February 23, 2022

Call Before You Dig This Spring/Summer

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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 owners and operators t...

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