December 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Gasoline prices here follow national trend

Among the more than 90 million Americans on the holiday road Burke Countians are finding the lowest average gas prices for the year-end holidays since 2008-09. More...

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At the Dec. 21st meeting of the Waynesboro City Council, attorney Christopher Hudson was sworn in as the city’s new Municipal Court judge. More...

Keeping The Dream Alive

The Burke County Improvement Association and the Burke Black Churches Benevolent Association have announced the next annual celebration of the Martin Luther King, Jr. More...

Sports

Lady Spartans honoring the memory of their teammate Lillian Reeves

WEARING NUMBER 14 CLOSE TO THEIR HEARTS

The void felt by EBA and her family on September 7, 2015 was tremendous, but the memories of Lillian Reeves are alive, thriving, and supported by many who love her so much. More...

Bears Play In Antebellum Holiday Tournament

The Burke County Bears Boys and Girls teams participated in the Antebellum Holiday Tournament at Georgia College in Milledgeville, Monday through Wednesday of this week.  More...

Obituaries

Kaye Wells Weathers

​Surrounded by her family and friends, Kaye Wells Weathers, a resident of Waynesboro, Georgia, passed away on December 24, 2015, at University Hospital in Augusta, Georgia, after a brief battle with ovarian cancer.  She was 72. More...

Walter Marvin Lovett, Sr.

Atlanta, GA - Walter Marvin Lovett, Sr., 82, of Atlanta, formerly of Waynesboro, passed away during the night Monday before Christmas after a long and courageous battle against Alzheimers. More...

Purvis Dukes, Sr.

Mr. Purvis Dukes, Sr., age 69 of Waynesboro, Ga., passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 26th at his residence under the professional care of Regency Hospice of Augusta, Ga. He was a Burke County native and a Veteran of the United States Army. More...

Legals

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The most popular stories as determined by readers

2015: A YEAR IN REVIEW

This year, readers picked the top stories of the year with pageviews, likes and shares on The True Citizen's website and Facebook page.  Now that 2015 is coming to a close those statistics have been tallied and this year’s top stories are More...

Woman shot from passing vehicle

Burke County deputies were called to Burke Medical Center early Sunday morning, December 27 to investigate a shooting.  More...

Editorial

Looking Back

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – JANUARY 4, 2006   25 year Burke County School system veteran Linda Bailey was named Superintendent of Schools, succeeding Doug Day who retired at the end of 2005. More...

RETROSPECT

Well, that's that. Another year gone. Where'd it go? I hope that yours was as fulfilling as mine was. I don't really know where to start the reminiscing about the past 12 months, it's been such a busy year, so, let's start with who. Who's new. More...

THOU SHALL NOT KILL

While the Sixth Commandment in the King James Version of the Bible states “Thou Shall Not Kill,” the text of the New King James Version reads “You Shall Not Murder.” Bible scholars agree that while all murders are killings; no More...

Church News

Church News

One In Christ Baptist Church Watch Night Service  One In Christ Baptist Church will be holding its watch night service 10 p.m. Thursday, December 31. More...

People

Men Who Cook To Win

Tommy’s Hurricane Wings vs. Bobby’s Bear-Style Ribs  TOMMY’S HURRICANE WINGS   More...

Magic of Christmas corrections

These children were incorrectly identified in last week's Magic of Christmas edition. We apologize for any inconveniences this may have caused.   More...

Professional musicians work with local students

The musical notation legato describes smooth, flowing, harmonious pieces and its literal meaning in Italian is “tied together.”  A recent collaboration between the Waynesboro-Burke Concert Series, Symphony Orchestra Augusta and stude More...