June 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

News

New offices for Country Financial

Country Financial has a new office in Waynesboro. Friday, the financial services company moved into its new building at 535 S. Liberty Street. More...

$1,474 to go

FINAL PUSH FOR FIREWORKS SHOW

NEW CONTRIBUTORS: AgGeorgia $50 A & A Minit Mart $50 Agri-AFC $250 CD White, Inc. More...

Aquatics center falls out of SPLOST budget

A $6 million aquatics center for the county has been dropped from the county's list of Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) projects. More...

Sports

BEARS FOOTBALL CAMP

Upcoming junior Chris Strickland of the Burke County Bears practiced on defense with Coach Marcus Washington last week at BCHS. More...

Obituaries

Dr. Byron Lamar Murray, Jr.

Dr. Byron Lamar Murray, Jr. was born on June 2, 1932 to Byron L. Murray, Sr. and Mary Bonnell Murray of Sardis, Georgia. He is survived by his wife of sixty-two years, Carol Benson Murray. More...

Alice Clayton Peel Messex

Alice Clayton Peel Messex, 95, of Millen went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at Brentwood Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. More...

Mike Mobley

Mr. Mike Mobley of Martinez, Ga., 61, passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at Doctors Hospital. Mr. Mobley was a native and lifelong resident of Burke County. He was a former employee with Mr. More...

People

BOULINEAU-TAYLOR WEDDING ANNOUNCED

Tammy Boulineau and Pastor Butch Taylor will exchange marriage vows 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 25th, at Deep Creek Free Will Baptist Church. No formal invitations are being sent out. All family and friends of the couple are invited to attend. More...

PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

MCNEIL TAKES TOP HONORS AT THE CITADEL IN SPRING 2016: DEAN'S LIST Members of The Citadel South Carolina Corps of Cadets earned top honors in the spring 2016 semester. More...

School News

Burke County schools announce honor roll for fourth nine weeks

BURKE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL’S LIST More...

CORRECTION!!!

Burke County High School 9th grader Rosemary Durant was omitted from the 3rd nine weeks Principal's List that was submitted to last week's True Citizen. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. More...

FCA ANNOUNCES FOURTH QUARTER HONOR ROLL

Following are the students at Faith Christian Academy, who were named to the school's fourth quarter honor roll. 1ST GRADE: All A: Fayth Christy, Jodi Brugaugh, Taleah Lakes, Mallery Wyrick A/B: Zia Wike 2ND GRADE: More...

Dr. B. Lamar Murray

Beloved local physician dies

A pillar of Burke County has passed away. Dr. B. Lamar Murray, 84, died around noon yesterday (Tuesday) at the same hospital where he had spent his lifetime healing others. More...

Phillip Grove Baptist Church moves into new sanctuary

One of the county's oldest and most revered churches has a new home. Members of Phillip Grove Baptist Church gathered last weekend to cut the ribbon for their new facility on Lovers Lane in Waynesboro. More...

Editorial

LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – JUNE 28, 2006 41 year-old Gloria Cooper was arrested and charged with the fatal stabbing of her next-door neighbor. The victim was 42 year-old Teresa Bostic. More...

Don Lively

SUMMER THEN

Summer has arrived, right on time. It's mild so far. Even as I write it’s only 99° with 45% humidity. Weather.com says that it “feels like 108°". What does that mean exactly? I have no clue. More...

Political Cartoon

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For The Record

No arrests in murder case

There have been no arrests in the murder of Paul Golden, III. The 35 year-old heating and air conditioning technician was found shot to death on the back porch of his Tucker Avenue home a little after 7 a.m. Monday, June 13. More...

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT JUNE 27

Jurors have been drawn for the April 2016 term of criminal session with Judge James G. Blanchard, Jr., presiding. Jurors are to report 10 a.m., Monday, June 27th, to the Burke County Courthouse in Waynesboro. More...

Waynesboro man drowns at Tybee

46 year-old Bobby Masters of Waynesboro was the victim of an accidental drowning at Tybee Beach last weekend. According to Savannah media reports, Masters was with his two daughters when he was caught in a rip current on North Beach around 3:30 p.m. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

McCullough Covenant Baptist More...

Come Worship With Us

A New Day Ministry 423 Ward Street, Waynesboro, GA. Sunday Services: Sunday School 2:00 p.m. Worship service 3:00 p.m. Bible study - Wednesday 7:00 p.m. Pastor Lydell Daniels. For information call 706-360-4995. More...

SEEDS FROM THE SOWER

It’s not a popular topic to talk about but it is a common feeling we all have at one time or another. More...

Legals

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