June 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

ZIKA VIRUS SCARE

City leads mosquito control efforts

With the Rio Olympics coming up, and the worldwide concern about the mosquito borne ZIKA virus, Waynesboro City Administrator Jerry Coalson reviewed the methods used by the city to help control the mosquito population here. More...

News

FREEDOM FIGHTER

He has spent the last 15 years fighting Al-Qaeda and the Taliban, but his longest lasting lesson was taught on the Burke County Bears football field. More...

BCHS Farmers Market returns to Southern Bank pavilion

Thursday, June 16 the BCHS Farmers market moved to its new home at The Southern Bank pavilion. More...

Yes, You Can!

Home Food Preservation Classes

Are you interested in “putting up” your own food, but intimidated by the process? More...

For The Record

One man killed in Saturday wreck

An Augusta man was killed and another driver was injured in a rear-end collision on Highway 23 Saturday, June 25. The accident happened a little after 4:00 p.m. More...

FROM THE BLOTTER

Suspicious character A Highway 56 N resident called the sheriff's department to report a suspicious man in her neighborhood. she said the man was knocking on doors, looking in windows and saying he wanted to talk about crime prevention. More...

BURKE GRAND JURY RETURNS TRUE BILLS

The April 2016 Term Superior Court Grand Jury returned the following True Bills of Indictments during the June 2, 2016 session with Judge J. Wade Padgett, presiding: 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...

TWO TEENS ARRESTED IN GOLDEN DEATH PROBE

A little over two years ago, Rodriquez Herndon and Kalvin Smith, Jr. were posing for photographs with Governor Nathan Deal in his State Capitol office. More...

Burke Development Authority launches new website

The Development Authority of Burke County recently launched its new website and brand identity. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

Full Story

DOWN THE HILL

It's not a big piece of land by most standards. Less than thirty acres. A farmer would go broke in a hurry if it was all the land he had to plant on. A Boeing building in Washington state covers almost four times as much ground. More...

THE MARK OF CAIN

The Mark of Cain is found in the Book of Genesis (4:13-15) where God declared that Cain, who murdered his brother Abel was cursed but should not be killed. More...

Obituaries

Betty Hayes Oliver

Mrs. Betty Hayes Oliver, age 85 of Victory Drive, Waynesboro, died Wednesday, June 22, 2016 in the Burke Medical Center. More...

David Mark Auvenshine

David Mark Auvenshine, 67, husband of the late Marie Dailey Auvenshine, entered into rest Saturday, June 18, 2016. Graveside services were held from Magnolia Cemetery, Waynesboro, Ga., at 11 a.m. More...

Sybil Ann Patterson Pace

Mrs. Sybil Ann Patterson Pace of Hephzibah, Ga. entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, June 22, 2016. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, June 26, 2016 at Watkinsville Baptist Church, 1681 Hwy 24 West Waynesboro, Ga. More...

People

PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES 2016 SPRING PRESIDENT'S LIST Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,340 students for excellence in academics on the 2016 Spring Semester President's List. More...