September 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Waynesboro Family Dentistry now open

There’s a new dentist in town.  Dr. More...

State Court recipient of Clearance Rate Excellence Award

The Judicial Council Administrative Office of the Courts recently recognized the State Court of Burke County by presenting staff with the Clearance Rate Excellence Award.  The award, which was created this year to recognize the efforts of courts More...

Kim Johnson Danner reflects on 9/11

The Waynesboro Optimist Club hosted Burke County native Mrs. Kim Johnson Danner who currently works as Senior Intelligence Professional at Fort Gordon. Mrs. More...

For The Record

Burke County EMA report

The burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 96 patients' calls during the week ending Sept. 16. Of those, 65 were transported, including 36 to Augusta hospitals. More...

GEORGIA STATE PATROL REPORT

State troopers from the Sylvania Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated two traffic crashes during the month of August in Burke County. Sgt. First Class J.C. Lacienski said the traffic crashes resulted in one injury and no deaths.  More...

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS•SEPT. 10-16

AGENCIES  BCSO: Burke County Sheriff’s Office; WPD: Waynesboro Police Department; GSP: Georgia State Patrol; MPD: Midville Police Department; SPD: Sardis Police Department; DOC: Department of Corrections   More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

GEORGIA NATIONAL FAIR   The Georgia National Fair will raffle a family-pack of four tickets to attend the event, which will be held in Perry Oct. 4-14. To enter the drawing, stop by the Burke County Public Library now through Sept. More...

People

PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

Brenau University  Two local students were named to the merit list at Brenau University for summer 2018 semester. More...

Mayor’s Uplift Project celebrates past, brings hope for the future

His goal is to strengthen the community bond, and he’s created a program to help do just that.  More...

Qualifying for Midville City Council seat opens Monday

Qualifying for a recently vacated seat on the Midville City Council will begin next week.  More...

Spooky Story contest open for submissions

Can you make our skin crawl with tales of terror? Or have us checking under our beds at night for menacing monsters? Try your hand at giving True Citizen staff the heebie jeebies through our annual Spooky Story Contest.  More...

Editorial

CORPORAL PUNISHMENT: TO SPANK OR NOT TO SPANK?

The subject of corporal punishment in a nearby school has been thrust into the national spotlight. Obviously controversial, I’d like to share the facts I’ve found and the way I personally feel about this issue.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 years ago – September 24, 2008  The Burke County Sheriff’s Office joined the regional Metal Task Force in order to share information about the problem of metal theft in the area. More...

Sports

Bears claw their way to victory over the Knights

If you were in the Bear Den last Friday night, you might say it looked like déjà vu, all over again.  More...

Spartans take down Crusaders

The number two ranked team in the state was held to minimal yardage and two touchdowns when they stepped foot on Spartan soil Friday night.  More...

Senior lady Spartans honored

Their winning momentum carried forward into Thursday’s match-up against Thomas Jefferson Academy, and the Lady Spartans (3-7-0) walked away with their third consecutive win in their final home game of the season.  More...

Obituaries

Antonio Bonner

Walnut Creek, California- Mr. Antonio Bonner, age 50, entered into eternal rest on September 14, 2018. Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 22, 2018, 2:00 p.m. at Beech Branch Baptist Church, 7586 Hwy 24 South, Sardis, GA. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

One-night Revival  Fielding Spring Missionary Baptist Church will hold its one-night revival 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19. Guest minister will be the Rev. Cathy Patterson of Mt. Harris Missionary Baptist Church of Aiken, S.C. More...

Legals

Legal Advertising

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...