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Waynesboro educator ordained as Episcopal priest

It’s never too late.  Just ask Waynesboro resident Terri Degenhardt.  While her friends are making plans to retire, the 57-year-old college English instructor is looking at life anew.  She was recently ordained as an Episcopal pr More...

Donations sought for local fireworks show

They’re just over halfway there, but the Waynesboro Downtown Development Authority still needs some cash to pull off its annual fireworks show.  The July 3 extravaganza, dubbed “Mad Anthony’s Big Boom,” comes with an $8,0 More...

Summer Feeding Program to begin Monday

Burke County Public Schools (BCPS) will begin its Summer Feeding Program Monday, May 29. More...

Sports

Bears coach takes position at Winder Barrow High School

Bears head softball and boys tennis coach Lee Smoak will leave Burke County High School after accepting the head softball job with region 8-AAAAAA Winder Barrow High School. More...

Marchman selected as 2017 Southeast Senior All-Star Coach

Burke County High School Bears Baseball Head Coach Billy Marchman has been selected to help coach the 2017 Southeast Senior All-Star Baseball Team during the weekend of June 2 in Milledgeville. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Tent Service  A Tent Service in memory of the late Elder Mitchell (Jiggs) Roberts will be held at 4:00 p.m. Sunday, May 28. The service will be conducted on M. (Jiggs) Roberts Ave. in Sardis, Ga. More...

MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCE PLANNED

On the eleventh hour of the day, next Monday, Burke Countians will pause to remember the fallen.  More...

BCSO to hold weekly community discussions

Worried about your community? Got a complaint and feel you have no outlet? The Burke County Sheriff’s Office has a solution for you.  More...

BCHS student awarded for perfect attendance

While students across the county have been busy receiving diplomas and celebrating their victories, one local graduate got an extra special surprise during graduation practice.  More...

Editorial

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THE WINDOW SEAT

(Reprinted from 2008)  More...

WHAT’S WRONG WITH OUR ECONOMY?

Today, there are signs in the windows of many businesses announcing sales. Buy a Little Debbie Honeybun, three for $1.00; get 10 chicken nuggets for $1.49, and get two sandwiches for $2.50 at McDonald’s. More...

For The Record

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT MAY 30

Jurors have been drawn for the Superior Court civil/criminal session with Judge John Flythe, presiding. Jurors are to report 9 a.m., Tuesday, May 30, to the Burke County Courthouse in Waynesboro.  The jurors list is as follows:  More...

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS MAY 15-21

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Obituaries

Demarcus V. Davis

Funeral services for Mr. Demarcus V. Davis of Waynesboro, Ga., will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, May 27, 2017, at Antioch Rock Creek Baptist Church, 151 Rocky Creek Church Road, Waynesboro, GA 30830. Pastor David Kemp Sr. More...

Willie L. McCloud

Mr. Willie L. McCloud of Waynesboro, Ga., 89, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. 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 cost of the advertisement or to rerun the advertisement at the customer’s election. More...