December 12, 2018 RSS feed / News

Inspiration from former teacher leads to community outreach

People seldom realize the impact others or their surroundings will have on them. This is true for Loretta Johnson, a lifelong resident of Burke County. More...

Cemeteries to hold holiday wreath laying ceremonies

Every December, Georgia’s veteran memorial cemeteries in Milledgeville and Glennville participate in Wreaths Across America and lay live balsam fir wreaths at the headstones of Georgia’s fallen sons and daughters.  More...

Lively releases ‘Amazin’ Place, How Sweet The South’

Local writer and featured columnist in The True Citizen and The Millen News, Don Lively, has a new book out. Amazin’ Place, How Sweet The South, is Don’s third compilation of stories from his award winning weekly column. More...

O holy night

The City of Sardis held its first ever tree lighting ceremony to kick off the holiday season. Citizens gathered for stories, prayer, Christmas carols and hot cocoa. The annual Christmas parade is planned for this Saturday, Dec. 15, at 11 a.m.   More...

Don’t get scammed out of your gift cards

Gift cards are a popular and convenient way to give gifts. Unfortunately, they are also scammers’ new favorite way to steal money. But knowing how these scams work can help you avoid them.  More...

Area schools to dismiss early for the holidays

Schools across the county will let out early next week as they wrap up the first semester with exams and prepare for the holiday break.  More...

GEORGIA STATE PATROL

State troopers from the Sylvania Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated four traffic crashes during the month of November 2018 in Burke County. Sgt. First Class J.C. More...

Smith is Wendy’s Heisman winner

Collier Smith is the 2018 Edmund Burke Academy school winner of the Wendy’s High School Heisman. More...

SCENES FROM CHRISTMAS ON LIBERTY

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Make sure your holiday giving is wise giving

December is a critical fundraising month for charities. Many people make year-end gifts for tax reasons, or to extend the spirit of thanksgiving and generosity to those less fortunate. More...