October 14, 2015 RSS feed / News

Old Glory

Artist Kelly Brockway puts the finishing touches on a mural painting of Old Glory in a hallway of The True Citizen building. More...

Bird dog proud?

Waynesboro and Burke County are known for being the “Bird Dog Capital of the World,” and the Burke County Chamber of Commerce is giving residents a way to show off that heritage everywhere they go with bird dog decals for their vehicles. More...

Relay tops $80,000 for 2015 campaign

The final tally is in, showing Burke County’s Relay For Life raised more than $81,600 this year.  Some 22 teams from workplaces, places of worship, schools, and more participated in the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Bur More...

FCA BETA CLUB INDUCTS NEW MEMBERS

Faith Christian Academy held a Beta Club induction ceremony for nine students. Beta Club is a national service organization for members who hold a 3.0 GPA and desire to work together to better the school and community. More...

The Waynesboro Exchange Club’s COUNTY FAIR

It’s almost time for funnel cakes and Ferris wheels. The Waynesboro Exchange Club Fair kicks off Tuesday, Oct. 20 and will run through Saturday night.  All in the timing  Gates at the Manau Lane fairgrounds open at 5:45 p.m. More...

Colonial Dames chapter welcomes state leaders

Colonial Dames XVII Century Richard Warren Chapter #26 of Waynesboro held their September meeting at the home of Catherine Fouche. More...

Hat & Spur Rodeo

The third annual rodeo hosted by local cowboy Leroy Lane, pictured at top left, was another thrilling success. More...

Want to give us goose bumps?

The final deadline for 4th and 5th graders to submit scary tales for The True Citizen’s annual Spooky Story Contest has been extended to 5 p.m. Thursday. More...

To ham, or not to ham?

That is the question. You can answer it November 14 at the “One Day, Walk Away” ham radio workshop. More...

Burke County native turns tragedy into triumph

Nine years ago, ShaQuana Scott-Lewis’ life changed forever.  She had just put the finishing touches on the nursery and enjoyed a huge baby shower. More...

REAL ESTATE SALES

The following are property sales, as recorded by Burke County Board of Assessor’s Office:  Otis F. Askin to George B. Wardy; March 23, 2015; parcel 028-028C (part of); 14.7 acres; $36,995  Otis F. Askin to Vincent T. More...

Comfort in a Crisis

Exchange Club collects stuffed animals for local youth

As part of the national campaign against family violence and child abuse, the Waynesboro Exchange Club is collecting new or "gently loved" stuffed animals. More...

GIVING BACK

Outlaw honored with volunteer award

Ms. Hattie Outlaw, a volunteer at Burke County’s Early Head Start center, was recently awarded the “Taking Time to Care” award by WRDW TV Channel 12. More...

WHAT’S FOR LUNCH?

Next week’s elementary school lunch menu for Burke County Public Schools:  MONDAY: Corn Dog or Turkey & Cheese Wrap Choices: Shredded Lettuce & Tomato, Refried Beans, Spanish Rice, Apple Wedges, Cookie   More...