July 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Where’s “The Walking Man?”

Many of you may be wondering, where is “the walking man” who takes strolls about twice a day with his white hat and his cane? Good news! He is still here and kickin’! Mr. Calvin C. More...

News

Cookin’ Up Something New!

If you have a child or another family member that attends the Early Head Start, then you are most likely familiar with a bright, young lady by the name of Brianna Dumas. More...

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Five people were transported by ambulance to Burke Medical Center after a Lincoln Town car collided with an SUV at the intersection of Highway 56 and the Burke Veterans Parkway. The accident occurred just after 1 p.m. Tuesday. More...

MADD GEORGIA TO HOST CANDLELIGHT VIGIL

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) will host a candlelight vigil for impaired driving victims and survivors on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Genesis Church (470 Furys Ferry Road, Martinez, GA 30907). More...

Sports

MITE BOYS STATE RUNNER-UP

A young team of Burke County baseball players brought home some hardware from the state tournament last weekend. More...

Obituaries

Bertha Sherrod Morgan

Mrs. Bertha Sherrod Morgan, age 75, of Waynesboro, formerly of Swainsboro, entered into rest Friday, July 15, 2016. She was born in Burke County on April 19, 1941 to the late Henry Lewis Joiner and Mary Broxton Joiner Larisey. More...

Jason Bylinowski

The family of Jason Bylinowski, 39, is deeply saddened to announce his passing on July 12th, 2016, in Waynesboro, Georgia. More...

Ernest N. Griner

Mr. Ernest N. Griner of Keysville, Ga., age 86, entered into rest Thursday, July 14, 2016. A graveside service was held at Magnolia Cemetery in Waynesboro at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, July 17, 2016. More...

"Unruly gathering" ordinance planned

Waynesboro City Council is considering the possible adoption of an ordinance to help control unruly gatherings. More...

CARTER JOINS CITIZEN STAFF

Burke County native Michaela Carter has joined the staff of The True Citizen as a reporter/ feature writer. A 2012 graduate of Burke County High School, Carter received her Bachelor's Degree in Journalism this past May from Georgia State University. More...

Editorial

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GRANDLY

It's happened again. We've talked about this before. Some days there are simply no ideas that nimbly enter my temporal lobes and demand instant documentation by me, for you. This is one of those days. More...

AMERICA’S AFFLICTION

America has a cultural affliction, and it answers to the name violence. English colonists came to America and transformed a wilderness into civilization. More...

For The Record

Slain priest opposed the death penalty

Editor's note: The body of Father Rene Robert of St. Augustine, Fla. was found after accused killer Steven Murray led authorities to a wooded area in northern Burke County on April 18. He has since been indicted for the priest's murder. More...

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS JULY 11-17

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Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Blount Chapel Blount Chapel Baptist, 638 Blount Chapel Road near Vidette, will hold its Annual Revival at 7 p.m. nightly July 18-21. Minister for the week will be Rev. Clary Dishmond, Jr., pastor of Brown Grove Baptist Church. Summer Revival 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 More...