October 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Advance voting underway

The race is on for several local municipal positions.  Advance voting for the Nov. 7 General Election opened on Monday, and voters have until Nov. 3 to cast their early votes.  More...

News

Guns take the trophy

They’ve earned bragging rights for the second year in a row.  The Guns were victorious in the 2017 Guns-n-Hoses Blood Battle, but the real winners are the 114 lives that will be saved thanks to the combined efforts of law enforcement offic More...

FEATURED PROPERTY

STUNNING HISTORIC BUNGALOW

If you love historic homes and their timeless features, this near-century-old bungalow is a must-see.  More...

Fair rolls into town Oct. 24

They use terms like “fairthirty” and “sugar shack” this particular time of year, but the five-day fundraiser provides support to the community that is everlasting.  More...

Sports

Bears disband the Musketeers

The 3-AAAA Burke County High School Bears (7-0, 2-0) defeated 3-AAAA Richmond Academy Musketeers (3-4, 0-2) 60-20 in Augusta on Friday night. This was their fourth week on the road and their second conference game of the season. More...

Lady Bears advance in state softball playoffs

The Lady Bears (12-14, 8-2) defeated 4-AAAA Luella Lions (7-15, 7-5) last Wednesday in the first round of the GHSA Playoffs by 8-5 in both games. More...

Netters finish post season at state competition

The Burke County High School volleyball team (18-2, 3-1) finished its post season, hosting the first round of the state playoffs for the third consecutive year. More...

Obituaries

Mary Jeanne Hover Bentley

Mrs. Mary Jeanne Hover Bentley, 93, of Lake Bluff Drive, died Sunday, October 1, 2017, at her home with family members. More...

Frank Edward Riggenbach

Frank Edward Riggenbach of Grovetown, Ga., 51, entered into rest Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at University Hospital.  Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. More...

Larry McNair

Mr. Larry McNair of Atlanta, Ga., age 53, entered into eternal rest on October 11, 2017. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Williams Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 1772 GA-17, Millen, GA. More...

Cagle visits Burke Veterans Hall of Honor

Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle visited the Burke Veterans Hall of Honor at The True Citizen office while on a campaign swing through the area last week. More...

Mayor defends expense account

A last minute amendment to the agenda Monday night had some Waynesboro City Council members questioning each other’s spending habits.  More...

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A FEW MORE FACES

Last week we talked about faces.  Specifically, faces that I get to view and ponder from my perch in the choir loft at my church.  I, being naturally pensive, often equate faces with stories from my past and the view from the choir loft all More...

NO WHERE TO RUN

Where do you go when terror strikes? Where do we go when there is nowhere to run? More...

For The Record

Grand jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT OCT. 23

Grand jurors have been drawn for the October 2017 term of Superior Court criminal session with Judge Daniel J. Craig presiding. Jurors are to report 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 23, to the Burke County Courthouse in Waynesboro.  More...

Woman dies in WinterRoadcrash

An unidentified woman was killed when her vehicle left the highway and overturned several times.  The accident, which happened Tuesday afternoon, occurred about three miles from Story Mill Road. More...

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 77 patients' calls the week of Oct. 9-15. Of those calls, 60 were transported. 44 patients were taken to Augusta hospitals. More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 18   The Burke County Genealogical and Historical Society will meet at 6 p.m. at the Burke County Public Library. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

And he said, Take heed that ye be not deceived: for many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and the time draweth near: go ye not therefore after them. 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...