November 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Cut cable takes out area internet, phones

Burke County’s Comcast customers were out of business for most of the day Tuesday. More...

Show us thankful displays across county

To misquote Bing Crosby, “We got plenty to be thankful for.” So, how will you celebrate and express it this time of year? Will be a harvest display on your church altar? A festive lunch after worship? More...

True Citizen seeks recipes from kids

Let’s Talk Turkey!   More...

Sports

Bears hit road for state playoffs

Burke County High School (7-3, 2-2) will hit the road for the third straight week as they take on Region 2 West Laurens (7-3, 4-2) in Dexter, Ga. More...

Bears disappointed by Bulldogs

The Burke County Bears (7-3, 2-2) lost a region championship heartbreaker against the Thomson Bulldogs (9-1, 4-0) Friday night. More...

OSBORNE NAMED ALBANY STATE MVP

A Burke County standout has made a big name for himself on the college gridiron. Former Bear Devonte Osborne was named the Golden Rams’ Most Valuable Player on Saturday after catching 8 passes for 137 yards and a touchdown. More...

Obituaries

Anne Tyler Herrington Daniel

Anne Tyler Herrington Daniel passed away peacefully at her St. Simons Island home on Monday November 9. She was 64 and died after a several year struggle with Lewy Bodies Dementia (LBD) and Parkinsonism.  More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Gospel Explosion Gospel Explosion will continue its Harvest Revival, 7:30 p.m., nightly, Nov. 11-13. Brushy Creek Brushy Creek Baptist Church located on St. Clair Rd. in Keysville will hold the final night of its Fall Revival, 7 p.m. 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 e More...

FRIDAY NIGHT GUNFIRE

A&A owner shoots robber

A teen gunman and store owner were both shot during a foiled hold-up at A&A Minit Mart.  It happened just before 9 p.m. More...

Burke County basketball standout goes pro

It's been his dream all along. Now, he's seeing it become reality. More...

Editorial

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LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – NOVEMBER 16, 2005 Burke County Commissioners proposed a property tax increase to cover increased fuel and labor costs and new firefighting equipment. More...

DO THEM HONOR

The young man was alone.  Alone in his position, but surrounded by crumbling buildings, many of which sheltered people who did not like the young man and the young man’s friends. More...

For The Record

Child molestation suspect out on bond

Freddie Lee Jones Sr., 52, was released from jail Tuesday on a $23,150 bond.  Judge James Blanchard granted Jones bond in a hearing Monday at the Burke County Courthouse.  In August, Jones was charged with child molestation for an incident More...

FROM THE BLOTTER

Safe not sound  A Georgia Power crew discovered a cracked safe while marking for mowers last week. According to the report, the standup gun safe was found under the power lines near Clark Place Road just outside Waynesboro. More...

REPORT NOV. 16

Jurors drawn for Superior Court session

Jurors have been drawn for the October 2015 term of Superior Court criminal session with Judge Carl C. Brown Jr. presiding. Jurors are to report 10 a.m., Monday, Nov. More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 11   A Community Blood Drive will be held, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., at Augusta Technical College, 216 Hwy. 24 S., Waynesboro. The drive is sponsored by Shepeard Community Blood Center and benefits patients in the CSRA. More...