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Local banker earns banking school diploma

Jennifer V. Posey with Queensborough National Bank & Trust Co. has graduated from the Georgia Banking School. The graduation ceremony took place May 12, at the Georgia Center’s UGA Hotel and Conference Center in Athens.  More...

FIREWORKS FUND RAISING CONTINUES

Waynesboro has collected another $925 for its upcoming fireworks show.  More...

Thunder on Liberty is June 10

Classic cars (and trucks) will line the streets of downtown next week.  The sixth annual Thunder on Liberty Car Show and Cruise In is slated for 1-5 p.m. Saturday, June 10, and some new prizes are up for grabs.  More...

For The Record

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS MAY 22-28

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Jurors drawn for State Court

REPORT JUNE 5

Jurors have been drawn for the State Court civil/criminal session with Judge Jackson E. Cox, II, presiding. Jurors are to report 10 a.m., Monday, June 5, to the Burke County Courthouse in Waynesboro.  The jurors list is as follows:  More...

Burke EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 89 patients' calls the week of May 22-28. More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

DEDICATION FOR DR. LAMAR MURRAY   The staff of the Burke County Health Department invites the public to attend the B. Lamar Murray Public Health Center Building dedication ceremony 2-3:30 p.m. 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...

Building dedication to honor Dr. Murray

He may be gone, but his name is forever fastened to the hearts of many – and upon local landmarks.  More...

Waynesboro native honored as a war hero in Dublin

O.B. JOHNSON, JR., M.D.

Waynesboro native Dr. O.B. Johnson Jr. was recently honored by Laurens County for his service to his country and his community. The author of the following story is also a former resident of Burke County. More...

Editorial

Memorial Day Address

Burke County High School principal Sam Adkins gave the following address at Memorial Day ceremonies Monday   More...

A HOUSE, NOW A HOME

Now where did I put it?  I don't remember moving it.  I'm sure that the last time I used my George Foreman grill, when I cooked those last two frozen Bubba Burgers, I cleaned it and put it right back in its normal place, on the marble count More...

KILLING OURSELVES

Why are so many Americans addicted to drugs? Several answers have been proposed: genetics, mental illness, an early use of drugs, social environment, and childhood trauma. More...

Obituaries

Robert Marvin Saxon, Sr.

Mr. Robert Marvin Saxon, Sr., 84, of 114 Lake Bluff Drive, went home to be with the Lord on May 28, 2017, in his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. More...

Billy Earl Oglesby

Billy Earl Oglesby passed away peacefully on May 27, 2017, at home surrounded by his loving family. More...

Izell Lovett

Mr. Izell Lovett of Augusta, Ga., 61, entered into eternal rest on May 23, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 3, at Second Antioch Baptist Church, 5468 Story Mill Road, Waynesboro, Ga. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Annual Revival  McElmurray Grove Baptist Church will hold its annual revival 7:30 p.m., nightly, May 28-June 1. Minister Zaveyas Heath, Son of the House of One In Christ, will be the guest minister for this five night revival. The Rev. More...