March 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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FFA’s spring plant sale blooming next week

Blooms and greenery cover nearly every inch of the greenhouses. Come next week, though, they’ll be emptied fast. Burke County FFA’s annual plant sale is set to begin Tuesday, March 31 and run through Friday, April 3. More...

BEACH MUSIC & COUNTRY COLLIDE!

Spring Music Fest turns it up this Saturday

Beach music will meet country this Saturday night. At 6 p.m., Waynesboro will crank up for Spring Music Fest 2015, hosted at the fairgrounds by the Waynesboro Exchange Club and William Mizell Ford More...

WASH UP!

BAS Irrigation donates to FFA livestock facility

The livestock tended by the Burke County FFA will wash up a little cleaner thanks to a donation from a local agribusiness. More...

For The Record

Waynesboro man accused of molesting step-grandchildren

A Burke County man will answer to allegations that he fondled his step-granddaughters more than a decade ago. More...

From the Blotter

RURAL DELIVERY The mailman is having a tough go-of-it in the Idlewood Drive area. Saturday morning, residents woke up to find toppled mailboxes. More...

Burke Grand Jury returns True Bills

The October 2014 Term Superior Court Grand Jury returned the following True Bills of Indictments during a March 12, 2015 session with Judge William M. Fleming Jr. More...

Legals

Legal Advertising

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...

The Land & The Legacy

SPECIAL SECTION SALUTES FARMERS

As a boy, I heard a story about a man who, with as many as 18,000 acres under cultivation, was likely the biggest farmer in the history of Burke County. It was said that when R.C. More...

CALIFORNIA DROUGHT OPENS MARKET FOR GEORGIA FARMERS

California’s water woes could have a positive trickle-down effect on Georgia agriculture. As the drought drags on, gaps are widening in the nation’s supply of fresh fruits, vegetables and nuts. More...

Editorial

LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – MARCH 30, 2005 Law enforcement officers were searching for two armed men who robbed the Regions Bank branch here. A car believed to be used by the men was spotted and the tag number was reported. More...

GRACE AND A “CHEESEBURGER”

Remembering Brent Cribb: His Memoir

The following memoir was written several years ago by former Edmund Burke Academy headmaster Brent Cribb, who died in an motor vehicle accident last week at the age of 40. More...

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Sports

Bears slay Knights in doubleheader for region wins

The Burke County Bears put two more wins in their pocket after whipping Windsor Forest in both games of a doubleheader. More...

Lady Bears waltz past Statesboro

HIGH SCHOOL GOLF

The Lady Bears breezed by Statesboro on the golf course last week. Burke County High School’s girls golf team traveled to Forest Heights Country Club in Statesboro to take on the Lady Blue Devils and turned in a team score of 131. More...

Obituaries

Jerry Thomas Corum

Jerry Thomas Corum of Waynesboro, 70, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at his home. More...

Gayle Williams Page

Gayle Williams Page, age 69, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2015 in Augusta. More...

William Brent Cribb

William Brent Cribb of Waynesboro, 40, entered into rest Tuesday, March 17, 2015. He was preceded in death by his father, Julius S. Cribb. More...

School News

EBA HOLDS FIRST CAREER FAIR

Edmund Burke Academy hosted its first Career Fair for high school students and got a great response from the community. More...

FIRST YEAR HONORS AT SWEET BRIAR

Brittany Crawford of Waynesboro was awarded first-year honors at Sweet Briar College for outstanding academic achievement during the 2014 fall semester. More...

EBA HONOR ROLL

Edmund Burke Academy’s honor roll for the third semester: A+ HONOR ROLL 7th grade: Mason Boswell, Lindsey Fries, Tripp Parker and Sakshi Shah More...