May 25, 2016 RSS feed / News

WFD sponsoring FIREPUP program

The Waynesboro Fire Department is asking for public support for the agency's annual "FIREPUP" fire and burn prevention program. More...

NAACP Cookout

Organizer Antonio Wesby said that last weekend's NAACP Community Cookout was a success. More...

BLESSED LIFE

Jessie Mae Holmes Marks 100 Years

One hundred years ago, Coca- Cola created the formula that is still sold today, Piggly-Wiggly opened the first supermarket and on May 24, 1916, Jessie Mae Sapp (Holmes) was born the fifth of six children on a farm on what is now known as Boll Weevil More...

SUMMER NUTRITION BUS STOPS

ROUTE 1 Briarwood Aprtment Complex 714 Briarwood Ct. More...

Born to Dance!

Chris Roberson is a familiar face on the streets of Waynesboro. He not only runs a produce stand with fresh vegetables from his garden, but is also a born entertainer. More...

Capital City Bank will close in August

Capital City Bank is closing its Waynesboro branch effective August 19. Letters went out to the bank's customers last week and a formal announcement was made Monday by Thomas A. Barron, president of the Tallahassee based banking firm. More...

Restaurant closed for renovations

Golden China Restaurant, located in Old Waynesborough, has temporarily closed to undergo some major remodeling and renovations. More...

State Court receives $64,000 state grant

State Court Judge Jackson E. Cox said this week that the county had received a $64,000 grant from the state for its Accountability Courts. Cox said the grant was "our highest ever and a dramatic increase from the prior year." More...

CORRECTION:

In last week's issue of The True Citizen, Hagen Williams was mis-identified in the Faith Christian Academy K5 Graduation photo. Hagen is on the back row, second from the right. More...

PIANO AND VOCAL RECITAL

Students of Angela Joiner presented an entertaining musical performance for the community on May 14 at GreenFork Baptist Church. These students attend Edmund Burke Academy, and Jenkins County Schools. More...

FREE LUNCHES OFFERED TO KIDS AND TEENS THIS SUMMER

The Burke County School Nutrition Program will again offer free lunches to kids and teens, ages 18 and under, at mobile sites all over Burke County. The program will run Tuesday, May 31-Friday, July 22. More...

New CDC Survey

More Americans now have health insurance

For the first year in the nation’s history, more than nine out of 10 Americans have health insurance. More...

TEENS COVER CASH FOR WIMBERLY CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS

Four kids will get to go to Wimberly House’s summer camp, thanks to MAP scholarships provided by three Burke County teens. More...