April 6, 2016 RSS feed / News

Palmetto Pipeline work is suspended

Kinder Morgan has suspended work on the Palmetto Pipeline. More...

Plant Vogtle Unit 2 refueling complete

Nearly 1,100 workers from Westinghouse, General Electric and other companies joined employees of the Southern Company to complete the scheduled refueling and maintenance outage of Plant Vogtle's Unit 2.  More...

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BBB CONSUMER TIP

Spring is here and according to consumer inquiries, many brides-to-be are busy planning their dream wedding. More...

WHAT’S FOR LUNCH?

Next week’s elementary school lunch menu for Burke County Public Schools:  MONDAY: Steak Nuggets w/ roll or Turkey & Cheese Sandwich Choices: Broccoli Normandy, Mashed Potatoes, Yellow Squash, Peaches, Cookie   More...

"Shadowing the Judge"

Burke County High School senior Craig Conyers (r) attended Burke County State Court Monday as part of Judge Jackson Cox's "Shadow the Judge" program. More...

Two local seniors get Wofford scholarships

The James Milton & Sallie R. Johnson Foundation of Birmingham, Alabama has announced that two local high school seniors have been selected to receive scholarships to attend Wofford College.  More...

Coble family honored by dairy industry

The Coble family, owners of Harmony Grove Dairy Farm in Burke County, has been named among the 2016 Members of Distinction by Dairy Farmers of America, which is based in Kansas City, Missouri.  More...

Local farmer honored for soybean production

Byard Heatwole of Burke County was recently honored for being among the nation’s highest-producing soybean farmers in the 2015 Asgrow® National Yield Contest.  Heatwole captured an award with an impressive yield of 67 bushels per acre with More...

PLANT VOGTLE UNITS 3 AND 4 IS 60 PERCENT COMPLETE

Construction of Plant Vogtle Units 3 and 4 is 60 percent complete, based on contractual milestones, according to a statement issued last week by the Southern Company. More...

Charitable Start for Local Hotel

The Hampton Inn began its first day of operation on Friday, April 1st, just in time for the Master’s Golf Tournament. More...

Queensborough to sponsor free food distribution

Queensborough National bank is sponsoring a free food distribution on April 30 at the Waynesboro Exchange Club fairgrounds.  In cooperation with the Golden Harvest Food Bank and with the co-sponsorship of the Lafoon family, the Manna Truck progr More...

“Special Night at Good Day Café”

WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER...   More...

LIFE LESSONS FROM A PRO

Harris Delivers Motivational Message to Students

“In 20 years will you be sitting at the same place, doing the same things?”  This was one of the poignant questions retired pro athlete Walt Harris asked Burke County students last week when he visited the Burke County Academy of Suc More...

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR April 22 Earth Day festival

The annual “What on Earth” festival is just around the corner; and the Waynesboro Downtown Development Authority needs some helping hands.  The Earth Day celebration will be held in the Waynesboro City Park on Friday, April 22 beginn More...

Creative Writing Contest Winner

The True Citizen would like to once again congratulate Anthony Baker (right) a student in Mrs. Murray’s Blakeney Elementary 4th grade class for winning our annual “The Egg.” creative writing contest. More...