June 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

37 properties to be auctioned

FOR UNPAID TAXES

They have six days to pay the government.  But if the 37 Burke County property owners with overdue tax bills don’t settle up by Tuesday, their parcels will be sold on the courthouse steps.  Burke County Tax Commissioner Marian Jackson More...

News

Son reunites father with long lost love

RIDE OF A LIFETIME

It's been 42 years since they parted… but Richard Daniels never stopped thinking about her.  She turned lots of heads.  She was a top of the line 1972 Lincoln Continental.  More...

Hats off for Independence Day

Celebrate America’s birthday next Thursday, July 3 at Mad Anthony’s Big Boom. The free fireworks show will be held at the Burke County Recreation Department at dark. More...

Get Fired Up

Waynesboro firefighters will be at the Burke County library at 10:30 a.m. Friday for the Summer Reading Program. More...

Obituaries

Frank L. Gould Sr.

Mr. Frank L. Gould Sr. of Sardis, Ga., 89, passed away Friday, June 20, 2014 at his residence surrounded by his family.  He was a native of Augusta and a lifelong resident of Sardis. Mr. More...

Carol Marie Clark

Mrs. Carol Marie Clark, 63, of Glenwood Ga., died Sunday, June 22, 2014. Memorial services were at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at Glenwood United Methodist Church with Rev. Shareon Womack officiating.  More...

Jimmy McCullough, Jr.

Mr. Jimmy McCullough, Jr. of Gough, 92, entered into rest Saturday morning, June 21, 2014 at his residence at 202 Woodrow Harvey Blvd.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 28, 2014 at St. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL  First Baptist   First Baptist Church of Waynesboro will continue its Agency D3 Vacation Bible School, 9 a.m.-noon, through Friday, June 27. VBS is open to all kids age 4 to completed 6th grade. More...

Legals

Legal Advertising

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 cost of the advertisement or to rerun the advertisement at the customer’s election. More...

Jury indicts 13 gang members

GANG VIOLENCE

More than a dozen teenagers and young adults will be prosecuted for their alleged roles in three rival street gangs.  More...

Burke horsemen impress in Texas

A CUT ABOVE

A couple of cowboys from Burke County returned from Texas last week riding a bit taller in the saddle.  Jerry Salter and Marc Chancey, both of Waynesboro, competed in the Ranch Sorting National Championships in Fort Worth and won new trophy belt More...

Editorial

A FAMILY, A GATHERING, A NATION

The family has begun to assemble.  The Pond is being groomed and readied for the invasion. Equipment ranging from tractors to screwdrivers are pressed into service to ensure the place is ready.  More...

LETTER XII: FAREWELL

Dear friend,  More...

LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – JUNE 30, 2004  Department of Natural Resources Ranger Jeff Billips of Waynesboro was awarded the Rocky Wainwright Waterfowl Officer Award for his work in waterfowl conservation. More...

For The Record

Jury indicts teacher accused of sex acts

A high school English teacher arrested for sex acts with a student has been indicted by a Grand Jury … but her original aggravated child molestation charge did not stick.  Ashley Nichole Ashe, 25, was jailed in early May after allegations More...

Burke County Jail Bookings June 14-22

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FROM THE BLOTTER

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Burke Happenings

What's Next

NOW   The Second (Indianhead) Division Association is searching for anyone who served in the Army’s 2nd Infantry Division at any time. For information about the association and its 93rd reunion in Omaha, Nebraska, Sept. More...

People

Miss Hege, Mr. Horst to exchange vows

Milo and Esther Hege of Midville have announced the engagement of their daughter, Roxanna Hege of New Holland, Pa., to Jethro Horst of Ephrata, Pa.  The bride-elect attended Waynesboro Mennonite School and graduated from Harrisburg Community Col More...

Miss Bowles to wed Mr. Vineyard

Mr. and Mrs. David Bowles of Waynesboro are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Marie Bowles, to Andrew Noah Vineyard of Martinez. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

Armstrong Atlantic   More...