July 1, 2015 RSS feed / News

BOOM TOWN

July 3 fireworks kick off Independence Celebration

Mad Anthony’s Big Boom will light up the Waynesboro sky this Friday night. The free July 3 fireworks extravaganza will be held at the Burke County Recreation Department at dark and is open to the entire community. More...

Vietnam veterans and their families to be honored

A Congressional ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War will be shared in Burke County next Wednesday, July 8, at 3 p.m. More...

Jurors drawn for Superior Court; report July 6

Jurors have been drawn for the April 2015 term of Superior Court criminal session with Judge J. David Roper presiding. Jurors are to report 9:30 a.m., Monday, July 6, to the Burke County Courthouse in Waynesboro. More...

Re-Think Kid’s Drinks This Summer

When kids are playing in the sun and heat, it’s important to be sure that they are getting enough of the right kinds of drinks. Children’s bodies don’t tolerate heat as well as adults, so dehydration can set in quickly. More...

Samsons marks 50 years here

Almost 200 people, including 150 company employees, enjoyed an old-fashioned Sconyers Barbecue Tuesday as part of Samsons Manufacturing Company’s 50th anniversary celebration. The event was held at the Augusta Technical College in Waynesboro. More...

OFFICIAL BUSINESS

Executive director for Development Authority affirmed More...

YOUR TAXES

Annual assessments headed to county's property owners

Property owners should find their annual tax assessments in their mailboxes within the next few days. More...

Layoffs push jobless rate to 8 percent

Burke County’s unemployment rate bumped to 8 percent after a small burst of layoffs. More...

The True Citizen needs your help.

We are trying to obtain photographs of any and all Burke Countians killed in the line of duty while serving in America’s wars. More...

$38,412

That’s how much Burke County’s DUI/Drug Court received from the State of Georgia’s Accountability Court Funding Committee. More...

CAMP FUN

Summer Camp on Wheels is still delivering fun to communities around the county. More...