April 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Waynesboro native keeps his eye on the White House

He plans to hit every one of Iowa’s 99 counties before the caucus, but last Tuesday night he parked his motor coach in Burke County, Ga. Robbie Wells hoped to see a few friends and gather more support for his bid to be elected U.S. More...

PUBLIC’S HELP NEEDED FINDING CEMETERIES

Burke County Archives volunteers are looking for help finding family cemeteries in the county. Known as St. George Parish in the 1700s, early residents of the area often buried their deceased in personal cemeteries on their own land. More...

GEORGIA CITIES WEEK

Waynesboro will celebrate Georgia Cities Week April 19-25 with a full slate of events centered around this year’s theme, “Destination Downtown" TOURS & MORE TOURS More...

For The Record

One killed in Rocky Creek wreck

A Waynesboro man was killed when he crashed into the Rocky Creek Bridge. The accident happened on Herndon Road, near Di-Lane Plantation, just before 3 a.m. Saturday. More...

REPORT APRIL 20 Jurors drawn for Superior Court

Jurors have been drawn for the October 2014 Superior Court Criminal/Civil Session with Judge Carl C. Brown Jr. presiding. Jurors are to report Monday, April 20 at 10 a.m. to the Burke County Courthouse in Waynesboro. More...

Burke County Jail Bookings April 6-12

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Church News

CHURCH NEWS

McKinnie Branch Spring Revival McKinnie Branch Baptist Church will continue its Annual Spring Revival, 7:30 p.m. nightly, April 15-16. Guest minister is Rev. Willie Givens of One in Christ Baptist Church, and guest choirs will perform each night. 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...

MAJOR MERGER

Funeral homes combine under one roof, name

Two of Waynesboro’s largest funeral homes have become one. More...

GROWING TIME

State funds Young Farmers program for Burke

The State of Georgia put some money where the mouths are. During the final days of the legislative session, the House of Representatives budgeted $300,000 to help educate and guide the young farmers who are feeding the world. More...

Editorial

SCHOOLS

I was sitting in the middle of the highway idling, waiting for the line of cars ahead of me to move. I’m not sure how long I sat there because my mind, as it’s wont to do, began to wander. What, you might ask, was my brain churning over? More...

Political Cartoon

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THE MASTER

I have been lucky enough to have been given tickets to The Masters from time to time over the last twenty years. It is such a joy to be in the presence of those who have mastered their game. More...

Sports

Bears and Lady Bears chase first region tennis title

Both teams have a shot. Burke County High School’s boys and girls tennis teams are poised to play for region titles at the 3-AAAA tournament they’re hosting here tomorrow (Thursday). More...

Bears drop contests to Thomson, seal region seed

The Bears have wrapped up region play and will honor their seniors at next Monday’s game. More...

Obituaries

James McRae Andrew

James McRae AndrewJames McRae Andrew, 78, of Birdsville, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta surrounded by his family. More...

Matilda Oliver Clements

Mrs. Matilda Oliver Clements, 84, of Waynesboro, Ga., passed away on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at her residence. Born in Telfair County, Ga., she was the daughter of the late Eugene Oliver and Rosa Graham Oliver. More...

Robert David Smith

Robert David Smith of Sardis, 44, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015 at his residence. Robert was born in Milledgeville, Georgia and was a lifelong resident of Sardis. More...

People

Miss Hudson to wed Mr. Rhiner

Lavonna Johnson of Waynesboro and Donnie Hudson of Lyons are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, DeAnna Renee Hudson of Lyons, to Cody Glenn Rhiner of Manassas. More...

Jiles Coble

People In the News

Jiles Coble and his show goats had a big Easter weekend in Lebanon, TN at the Cedar City Classic American Boer Goat Association Show. More...