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Creative writing contest nearing deadline

There’s only one week left for local students to wow us with their words.  The deadline for our annual creative writing contest is next Wednesday, March 29, at noon.  The contest is open to second fourth grade students who are current More...

BCSO to host county-wide Easter egg hunt

This Easter season, the bunny competes with badges.  Staff of the Burke County Sheriff ’s Office is currently planning a county-wide Easter Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza complete with games, food, music, face painting and, of course, a massive e More...

Gluten-Free: Is it for Me?

Gluten is a protein naturally found in wheat, barley and rye. Gluten is responsible for the elastic texture of dough, adds chewiness to many baked goods and is used as a thickener and binder. More...

State Rep. Gloria Frazier recognized

On Wednesday, March 8, State Rep. Gloria Frazier was presented with the first founder’s award on behalf of the Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia. Rep. More...

Isakson announces Military Service Academy Day for Georgia students

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., recently announced that his annual statewide U.S. Military Service Academy Day will take place at Dobbins Air Reserve Base on April 29, in coordination with the Georgia congressional delegation. More...

YOU HAVE OPTIONS

Need hunter education before turkey season?

Do you need hunter education before you head to the woods? You have options. More...

Georgia game check

All turkey and deer hunters, including those under 16 years of age, landowners, honorary, lifetime and sportsman license holders, are required to have a Harvest Record for the current season, even if they are not required to purchase any license or a More...

Why Georgia doesn’t have a fall turkey season

Georgia’s wild turkey population has undergone a tremendous change. In 1973, when Georgia’s turkey restoration project was initiated, the estimated statewide turkey population was only 17,000 birds. More...

Roberts honored for community service

Ashley Roberts of Waynesboro was recently honored for outstanding service to her community in ceremonies at the State Capitol.  On March 9, she was presented with the Servant Leadership Award by State Rep. More...

Readers have one more week to pick favorites

Who has the best steak in town? Which doctor has a calming voice that sets your mind at ease?  True Citizen readers have until noon next Wednesday, March 29, to weigh in on everything from hamburgers to hairstylists.  More...

BURKE GRAND JURY RETURNS TRUE BILLS

The October 2016 Term Superior Court Grand Jury returned the following true bill indictments during the March 10, 2017 session with Judge J. More...

EBA announces honor roll

The following students were named to Edmund Burke Academy’s honor roll for Quarter 3   A HONOR ROLL:  Seventh grade: Will Brinson, Ryan Dixon, Evan Hirschauer, Allison Moody, and Luke Timms.  Eight grade: Samantha Dixon, Claudia More...

Brentwood volunteers

A group of Burke County teenagers recently spent an afternoon visiting with residents at Brentwood Health and Rehabilitation Center. More...

FFA spring plant sale next week

Burke County’s agricultural students have been hard at work, and next week the community has the chance to support them.  More...

2017 turkey hunting season opens March 25

The highly anticipated opening day of turkey hunting season is Saturday, March 25, and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’Wildlife Resources Division expects that the 2017 season will be better than 2016.  More...

Safety first while turkey hunting

Even though we know you are eager to get to the woods this spring in pursuit of a longbeard, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division encourages all hunters to take some time to review important turkey hunting sa More...

Spring Aboard – Take a Boating Education Course

Get educated before boating season

The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) and state, federal and nonprofit partners encourage boaters to enroll in a boating education course prior to the kickoff of the boating season. More...

Georgia Coyote Challenge underway; brings chance to win lifetime license

In order to encourage the taking of coyotes from March to August, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division has introduced the Georgia Coyote Challenge. More...