October 5, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

FUN, FUN, FUN!

The Waynesboro Exchange Club’s Burke County Fair

Are you ready for another exciting week of fun rides, tasty food and live entertainment? Mark your calendars for October 11-15 because the Waynesboro Exchange Club’s County Fair is almost here! More...

News

BURKE COUNTY MUSEUM HOSTS BOOK SIGNING

Author takes Waynesboro on a historical journey

Some Waynesboro residents journeyed back in time by getting an inside look at the pages of a diary that belonged to President George Washington, whose feet once walked on Waynesboro’s soil. More...

New Beta Inductees at FCA

The Beta Club at Faith Christian Academy welcomed its newest members this past Thursday, Sept. 29. Several ninth-twelfth graders were inducted into Beta Club as senior members. More...

BURKE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS CALLED MEETING

Local animal rescue group requests extra funding from BC Commissioners

An animal rescue organization requested more funding from the Burke County Commissioners. More...

Sports

Spartans bow to Gators in region match

The Edmund Burke Academy Spartans faced off against their long-time rival, the Bulloch Academy Gators last Friday night at Rogers’ Field.  The Spartans (0-6) were looking for their first win of the season but were defeated, 41-13.  Th More...

Lady Spartans knocked out in 1st round of state

The Edmund Burke Academy Lady Spartans finished their season, 7-8, after dropping two games to the Lady Hawks in the first round of the state playoffs.  In last Friday’s first matchup with Heritage School, the Lady Hawks shut out the Lady More...

HOMECOMING GAME

Bears to battle the Razorbacks

The Burke County Bears (4-1) will play the Cross Creek Razorbacks (4-2) in the Bear Den this Friday night.  The match-up will be their first region game of the season and falls on homecoming night.  The Bears have defeated Cross Creek for t More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7   Burke County Library will be having Storytime for preschoolers (newborn to 5 years) every Friday at 10:30 a.m. in the Children’s Area. We explore stories, sing songs, and always end with a fun craft. More...

School News

EBA students of the month

Edmund Burke Academy September 2016 Planters E.M.C. More...

J.D. SMITH

Longtime education leader dies at age 89

Flags at Burke County Public Schools are flying at halfmast in memory of a longtime educator and leader.  Veteran school administrator and civic leader James D. More...

2 CAPTURED, 1 WANTED

New information released in Girard hold-up and shooting

Burke County deputies are looking for the third gunman identified in the armed robbery of a Girard carwash owner.  Randall Lee Dixon, 21, is wanted in connection to the Sept. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

Full Story

I JUST KNOW

I lost my temper, I admit it. It didn’t do any good. Or any harm. Nobody on Earth heard what I said that day during rush hour. There were, thankfully, no witnesses. More...

THE SYSTEM IS RIGGED!

One presidential candidate has repeatedly said the system is rigged and has criticized the system for not putting his opponent in jail. While Donald Trump has uttered many things, there is merit in the statement: The System is Rigged. More...

For The Record

Advance Auto robbed at gunpoint

Waynesboro police are trying to identify two gunmen who held up Advance Auto Parts last Wednesday.  Around 9 p.m., the masked men went into the West Sixth Street store, brandished handguns and demanded money from the register.  More...

GEORGIA STATE PATROL REPORTS

State Troopers from the Sylvania Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated 20 traffic crashes during the month of September in Burke County. Sergeant First Class J.C. Lacienski said the traffic crashes resulted in 20 injuries and 0 deaths.  More...

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT OCTOBER 10

Jurors have been drawn for the April 2016 term of Superior Court Criminal Session to be held at 10 a.m. October 10, 2016 with Judge James G. Blanchard, Jr. presiding. Jurors are to report at 10 a.m. More...

Obituaries

Joseph Mobley

Joseph Mobley, 73, passed away October 2, 2016 at University Hospital after a long illness.  More...

Patti Rae Parker Chavous

Mrs. Patti Rae Parker Chavous, age 58, entered into rest Saturday, October 1, 2016.  More...

James Donald "J.D." Smith

Mr. James Donald "J.D." Smith, age 89, of West Fourth Street, died Monday morning, October 3, 2016, at University Hospital. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Thursday, October 6, at the Waynesboro First Baptist Church. 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...