July 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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Summer camp success

Last week, summer camp was held at the Wimberly House and saw another year of success. More...

Explorers Post vists Rotary

Lt. Tommie Walker and Tracy Johnson, vice president of the Burke County Sheriff's Office Explorers Post, share about the career-education youth program Tuesday during the Waynesboro Rotary Club's weekly meeting at the Wardlow Community Building. More...

Rep. Frazier honors local grad

Recent Burke County High School graduate Maya Smith received a special honor earlier this month when House Rep. Gloria Frazier, pictured at far right, showed up at her church. More...

Obituaries

Lt. Col. Kenneth Reed Davis Sr. “Kenny”

Lt. Col. Kenneth Reed Davis Sr. “Kenny,” 88, (retired) was born in Frederick, Maryland on March 6, 1929. He died, July 18, 2017 at the Charles Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta, Ga.  More...

Patricia Ann Joyner

Ann Joyner of Millen, 62, passed away Friday, July 21, 2017, at her residence. Mrs. Joyner was a native of Twin City and longtime resident of Jenkins County. She attended Green Fork Baptist Church.  More...

Rosa Cobb Green

Mrs. Rosa Cobb Green, 71, of Waynesboro entered into eternal rest on July 17, 2017. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Saturday, July 22, at Phinazee and Son Funeral Home Chapel, 404 West 8th St., Waynesboro. Interment was in Pines Cemetery. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Revival  McElmurray Tabernacle Baptist Church will hold its annual summer Revival 7:30 p.m. nightly, July 24-July 27. Guest Evangelist will be the Rev. Clary Dishmon. The public is invited.  Revival  More...

School News

Back-to-School Tips to Help Reduce Stress

(StatePoint) School can be a stressful place, from finding a seat at lunch to making new friends, but don’t let supplies be one of those stressors. More...

Win the Battle Against Back-to-School Germs

(StatePoint) Did you know that, on average, elementary school children get eight to 12 colds or cases of the flu each school year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention? More...

Tips to Improve Your Child’s Math Scores

(StatePoint) At a time when math is becoming an increasingly important subject for students to master, students are exploring ways to better understand the subject of math and improve their test scores.  To help students stand out from the pack More...

First Responders Day this Saturday

Not only do they risk their lives each day for the safety of others, but they also make it a point to educate.  More...

New school times, perks for students

The 2017-2018 school year will see some minor changes for local students.  More...

Golf tourney to help Boys and Girls Club

Plans are underway to make the Boys and Girls Club a reality here in Burke County.  While the idea has been bounced around for more than a decade and has received the blessing of many, including the late Waynesboro Mayor Pauline Jenkins, it&rsqu More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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YES, I WOULD

Remember last week?  I told you that I really don't live in the past regardless of what my writing repertoire normally reflects.  So, what did I spend a large part of the past week doing?  Living in the past, naturally.  I didn't More...

A WARNING TO LEGISLATORS

There are a series of political warnings to politicians who pass laws that injure the poor. More...

For The Record

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS JULY 17-23

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Driver, passenger injured in one-vehicle accident

The driver and one of his passengers were injured when he lost control of his car on Cohen Road Friday, July 21.  More...

Probation company adds new technology

CSRA Probation Services President and CEO Mike Popplewell is determined to help overcome the challenges of the private probation industry and help probationers succeed in life. 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  More...