January 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Butler to speak at Chamber banquet

The Burke County Chamber of Commerce has announced that the keynote speaker for this year’s Annual Dinner Meeting will be Commissioner Mark Butler of the Georgia Department of Labor.  More...

News

Concert series to present The Piano Men starring Jim Witter

Fans of Billy Joel and Elton John will want to be part of The Piano Men starring Jim Witter on Friday, Jan. 27. The performance, presented by the Waynesboro-Burke Concert Series, will be held at the Burke Office Park at 7 p.m. More...

Sen. Jesse Stone Sworn in as Georgia State Senator

State Sen. Jesse Stone (R-Waynesboro) was officially sworn into office last Monday, Jan. 9, by Court of Appeals Judge Charlie Bethel, a former Senate colleague of Sen. Stone. More...

Chamber holds annual oyster roast

The Burke County Chamber of Commerce recently hosted its Annual Oyster Roast to welcome Field Trialers to town for the Georgia Shooting Dog Championship held at Di-Lane Plantation.  More...

Sports

Spartans 1-1 in region

The Spartans began region play on Tuesday, Jan. 10, by traveling to St. Simons Island to play the Knights of Frederica Academy. The Spartans hoped to start their region season off with a win, but fell short to the knights with a score of 46-26. More...

2017 Georgia Fishing Regulations Available

Anglers can find the new 2017 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide online and in print, announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.  More...

Lady Spartans go 1-2 for the week

The Lady Spartans of Edmund Burke Academy traveled the two and a half hour long trip to St. Simons Island to play the Frederica Academy Lady Knights on Tuesday, Jan. More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

SATURDAY, JAN. 21   Members of the BHS 1967 class are asked to attend the 50th reunion meeting at 2 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 841 Jones Ave., in Waynesboro. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Mission Anniversary  Palmer Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 3261 Old Waynesboro Rd., Hephzibah, will hold its annual Mission Anniversary 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22. Guests will be Rubye Rucker and members of Brown Grove Baptist Church. The Rev. 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...

MLK Parade

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Sheriff’s office takes over school security

Students at Burke County public schools are seeing some new faces in their hallways.  More...

Editorial

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MORE LOOKING BACK

I wasn't sure that I'd read the comment correctly.  A young Facebook friend had shared on her page that an acquaintance needed to sell a pig and hoped that some social media buddy would jump at the chance to give the porker a new home. More...

THE LAST PRESIDENT

We are watching the death of an institution. While some institutions die slowly after they no longer serve the purpose for which they were established, others die quickly and are blown away as if by the wind. More...

For The Record

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT JANUARY 23

Jurors have been drawn for the October 2016 term of Superior Court criminal/civil session with Judge Michael N. Annis presiding. Jurors are to report 9:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. More...

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS JAN. 9-15

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Obituaries

James Wallace Quick

Mr. James Wallace Quick, 76, entered into rest Tuesday, January 17, 2017. He was a native and lifelong resident of Burke County and attended the Waynesboro Church of God. He was retired from Louisiana Pacific and FPL Foods. Mr. Wallace was a U.S. More...

Ouida Grant Buchanan

Mrs. Ouida Grant Buchanan of Dublin, formerly of Waynesboro, 86, entered into rest Wednesday, January 11, 2017. More...

John Lewis Gibbs, III

John Lewis Gibbs III, son of John Lewis Gibbs Jr. and Doreen Wyatt Gibbs, left this plane of existence Friday, January 13, 2017. More...