June 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Burke moves up in national rankings

Burke County’s reputation as an area ready for industrial growth got a big boost last week. More...

News

Get more fresh produce in your diet

TIPS ON SHOPPING AT FARMERS MARKETS

Shopping at farmers markets is one way to get delicious and fresh produce you can enjoy at home.  More...

Optimists schooled on BBQ

Charles Green Jr., far left, and Roderick Roberson, far, right, recently spoke during an Optimist Club meeting. More...

FIREWORKS FUND RAISING CONTINUES

The deadline is quickly approaching. Anyone wishing to contribute to Mad Anthony’s Big Boom has until next Friday, June 30. The city needs just over $1,300 to reach its $8,000 goal for the July 3 fireworks show. More...

For The Record

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT JUNE 26

Jurors have been drawn for the Superior Court civil/criminal session with Judge James G Blanchard, Jr., presiding. More...

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS JUNE 12-18

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Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Appreciation Celebration  New Birth Missionary Baptist Church will hold an appreciation celebration for its minister of music, Ezekiel Grier, 5 p.m. Saturday, June 24. More...

Afternoon crashes close major roadways

Two major Burke roadways were closed for several hours last week after separate crashes that sent seven to the hospital.  More...

W.A.T.C.H. open house this Saturday

W.A.T.C.H. (Women and Their Children’s Haven) will hold a free open house carnival this Saturday, June 24, from 5 to 8 p.m. There will be food, kid-friendly music, games, educational, safety-health and financial classes and more. More...

Judicial center groundbreaking

County commissioners were joined last Tuesday, June 13, as they broke ground on what will be Burke County’s new judicial center. More...

Editorial

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MORE DADDY STUFF

Ooh la la!  The words left my lips involuntarily.  More...

FIRE AT WILL

Fire at will is a military expression that means fire when ready. This command allows troops to use weapons at their discretion and choose their targets. Firing at will is no longer restricted to the military. More...

Obituaries

Edith H. Jones

Edith H. Jones, 98, died peacefully at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro, Ga., on Sunday, June 18, 2017.  She was born in Lohn, Texas, on Jan. 3, 1919, to Sterling Ernest Huie and Rena Lohn Huie. Mrs. More...

Amanda Rowell Mobley

Amanda Rowell Mobley, 34, entered into rest Sunday, June 18, 2017. Amanda was born in Richmond County and was a lifelong resident of Burke County. Amanda graduated from Burke County High School in 2001. More...

Clara Lee Dalbert

Mrs. Clara Lee Dalbert of Waynesboro, Ga., 73, passed away Friday, June 16, 2107, at her residence.  More...

Legals

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ATTENTION While The True Citizen seeks to avoid any error, it shall not be liable for any error or omission in an advertisement except to refund the cost of the advertisement or to rerun the advertisement at the customer’s election. More...