March 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Two dead following separate car, train accidents

Two men were killed in two separate incidents last week.  On Thursday night, March 16, a 34-year-old Statesboro man was killed at the intersection of the Burke Veterans Parkway and State Highway 24.  More...

News

Site plan of the new Burke County Judicial Center

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Roberts honored for community service

Ashley Roberts of Waynesboro was recently honored for outstanding service to her community in ceremonies at the State Capitol.  On March 9, she was presented with the Servant Leadership Award by State Rep. More...

Creative writing contest nearing deadline

There’s only one week left for local students to wow us with their words.  The deadline for our annual creative writing contest is next Wednesday, March 29, at noon.  The contest is open to second fourth grade students who are current More...

Sports

11th annual TaylorMade Adidas Invitational

Dorminy Johnson crushed the competition during the 11th annual TaylorMade Adidas Invitational Golf Tournament last weekend.  More...

Bears pick up two more region wins

The Burke County Bears had another great week at home, defeating two region 3-AAAA rivals. More...

BCHS tennis leading in region

The Burke County Bears tennis teams played a region match against Baldwin County last Tuesday, and both the boys (9-1, 4-0) and girls teams (8-2, 4-0) won, 5-0. They are both in first place in region 3-AAAA competition. The teams played A.R. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Lenten Services   The Burke Black Churches Benevolent Association will observe the 40-day Lenten season with 7 p.m. services weekly, beginning on Ash Wednesday. 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  More...

Carswell, Owens headed to run-off

Less than one out of every four of Waynesboro’s registered voters turned out to elect the city’s next leader.  Just 756 voters (22 percent) participated in the special election yesterday (Tuesday) out of the city’s 3,427 who ar More...

Board approves curfew, ordinance amendments

Burke County now has a curfew.  More...

FREE MEDICARE SEMINARS FOR SENIOR CITIZENS

Figuring out which insurance plan to choose can be a daunting task, and for senior citizens attempting to maneuver Medicare, the process is tenfold.  That’s where Jeff Price comes in.  More...

Editorial

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ARRIVAL

If you remember, last week we talked about the weird weather patterns and how it was warm and balmy one day, frigid and rainy the next.  Remember?  Last week?  Okay, yes, I am aware that many of you who read me every week are in the sa More...

A COMMON MAN

Andrew Jackson struck a note for the common man when he was elected President in 1828. Andrew Jackson was the first President born in a state other than Massachusetts or Virginia. More...

For The Record

Four indicted in assault, hijacking case

Four people have been indicted for their alleged involvement in an incident in which a woman was robbed, beaten and hijacked in Burke County.  More...

Woman injured in Tuesday accident

An unidentified woman was taken to Burke Medical Center when she was injured in an accident at the intersection of Sixth and Liberty streets. More...

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT MARCH 27

Jurors have been drawn for the Superior Court criminal session with Judge Michael N. Annis presiding. Jurors are to report 9 a.m., Monday, March 27, to the Burke County Courthouse in Waynesboro.  The list is as follows:  More...

Obituaries

Terrance Howard Campbell

Terrance Howard Campbell of Waynesboro, Ga., passed away at home on Monday, March 20, 2017. More...

Eddie Darren Griner

Mr. Eddie Darren Griner of Waynesboro, Ga., 50, died Saturday, March 18, 2017. Eddie was a lifelong resident of Waynesboro. More...

Margaret E. McCain

Mrs. Margaret E. McCain of Hephzibah, Ga., 89, entered into eternal rest on March 16, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 23, at Mt. Zion AME Church, 1237 Summer St., Augusta. More...