July 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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Tom’s Pawn to open Friday

A new shop is set to open in downtown Waynesboro this Friday. More...

Chamber to host seminar on healthcare laws

FOR EMPLOYERS

Got questions about business and healthcare reform? The Burke County Chamber of Commerce is hosting an August 14 seminar on the new laws and the impact they are having and will have on employers. More...

BURKE’S RUNOFF RESULTS

Last Tuesday, businessman David Perdue recorded a state-shaking victory over 11- term Congressman Jack Kingston to win the Republican Primary Runoff Election for U.S. Senate. More...

Sports

LADIES GOLF CHAMPS

The Waynesboro Ladies Golf Association held its 2014 Championship with 10 women competing for top honors in two flights. More...

BIRD DOGS Play Ball

The Burke County Bird Dogs traveled to Dublin last weekend to compete in the Summer Nationals Tournament, where they opened play with a huge 16-4 win. More...

Obituaries

Willie R. Powell

Willie R. Powell of Waynesboro, 93, husband of 65 years to the late Dorothy “Dot” Whitaker Powell, entered into rest Friday, July 25, 2014, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. More...

John Waller Munford, Jr.

John Waller Munford, Jr., 41, passed away July 21, 2014. He had worked as a reporter for The True Citizen in Waynesboro from 1995-2000. He was currently a journalist at The Citizen newspaper in Fayette County. More...

Karl “Van” Zeigler

Karl “Van” Zeigler, 60, passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at a Mansfield, Texas hospital. A memorial service will be held in Arlington, Texas at Moore Funeral Home on August 2, 2014. A graveside service will be held in Sardis, Ga. More...

11 charged in April slaying

WHO KILLED DELVIN BONNER?

The first eleven pieces of an April murder have fallen into place – but what actually happened during the early morning hours of April 14 remains a puzzle to the general public. What we do know is that around 6:45 a.m. More...

Middle school among first in state to seek STEM certification

DRIVEN BY JOBS

It’s simply where the jobs will be when these kids hit the workforce. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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IS THERE JOY IN INIQUITY?

Most of us would say there is no joy in iniquity. Iniquity is defined as wickedness, sinfulness, immorality, and impropriety. We try to live lives far from the terrible things associated with that word. More...

SUMMER SO FAR

The digital thermometer/ clock was alternating between the temperature and the time as I sat idling in front of the bank building that it adorned. It was taunting me. Teasing me. Tempting me to get out and smash it to smithereens. 95 degrees. More...

For The Record

No evidence in claims of killings

BY CONVICTED CHILD MOLESTER

A three-time convicted child molester was taken into custody after claiming to have killed five people. More...

Teen arrested after hospital bomb threat

A Blythe teen was behind a bomb scare at Burke Medical Center last week. The 15-year-old boy, whose name is being withheld because of his age, was arrested last Tuesday night on a single felony charge of terroristic threats and acts. More...

Burke County Jail Bookings July 21-27

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Burke Happenings

What's Next?

SATURDAY, AUG. 2 A Walk, run or Dye 5K will be held, 7:30 a.m. at the Jonathan Broxton Park Complex at the Burke County Recreation Department. Register at www.wbcrd.com or on race day beginning at 6:30 a.m. Cost is $15. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

St. Michael’s Window Dedication A dedication will be held, 10:30 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 3 at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church for 10 new stained glass transept windows recently installed in the sanctuary. More...

Legals

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ATTENTIONWhile The True Citizen seeks toavoid any error, it shall not be liable for any erroror omission in an advertisement except to refund the cost of the advertisement or to rerun theadvertisement at the customer’s election. More...