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THE BOSS IS BACK IN TOWN

State championship cook-off this weekend

The Boss is serious business – it’s not solely fun and fellowship.  More...

News

Falana accounces early dismissal schedule

According to Rudolph “Rudy” Falana, Superintendent of Burke County Public Schools, Burke County Middle School and Burke County High School will begin dismissal of students at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17, through Friday, May 19. More...

men who COOK

RICHARD ROGERS

Day Job: Welder for IBEW 1579 at Plant Vogtle Units 3 & 4 On Weekends: Pit master at Slowly Butt Smokin’  When did you first discover your love for barbeque?   More...

Tickets for Spring Music Fest are on sale now

It’s time to get the chairs and coolers ready.  The seventh annual Spring Music Fest is just two weekends away.  More...

Sports

Spartans finish 2017 baseball season

Edmund Burke Academy’s varsity boys baseball team traveled to Newnan this past weekend to play the Heritage Hawks in the first round of the state playoffs.  More...

EBA spring sports banquet

Edmund Burke Academy’s Booster Club held its annual spring sports banquet on Tuesday, May 2, in the B. Lamar Murray Gymnasium. Student athletes participating in basketball, baseball, track, tennis and golf were recognized. More...

Obituaries

Patricia Becton Blount

Patricia Becton Blount, 83, of Waynesboro, entered into rest Tuesday, May 9, 2017. She was born in Rocky Ford, raised in Herndon, and had been a resident of Waynesboro for the past 63 years. More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

SATURDAY, MAY 13  Angela B. Joiner invites the public to attend her annual recital featuring both piano and vocal students. The recital will be at 6:30 p.m. at Green Fork Baptist Church in Perkins.   More...

Legals

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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...

Former BCHS student killed in accident Sunday

Twenty-eight-year-old Cory Dimmick, who attended and played football for Burke County High School, was one of two men who were killed in an accident on Mike Padgett Highway in Richmond County.  Richmond County deputies were called to the scene, More...

Wild fox attacks NextEra worker, deputy sheriff

The body of a wild fox has been sent to Atlanta for rabies testing after the animal attacked a NextEra Energy employee and a Burke County Deputy Sheriff Monday.  More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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HOG WHITE

Well, here we go again.  It's that time of year.  More...

BLACK FEAR

Do black people have fears? Of course, all people have fears. More...

For The Record

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT MAY 15

Jurors have been drawn for the Superior Court criminal/civil session with Judge Carl C. Brown, Jr., presiding. More...

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS APRIL 24-30

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Burke EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to a total of 119 calls the week of May 1-7.  Of 106 patients’ calls, 66 were transported, including 37 to Augusta hospitals. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Annual Revival  Bryant Grove Baptist Church will hold its annual revival 7:30 p.m. nightly, May 8-11. Guest minister will be the Rev. Clary Dishmond of Brown Grove. The Rev. More...

People

Beard, Rojas to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Pieter Schepp of Bluffton, South Carolina, and Mr. and Mrs. More...