August 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Vietnam Veterans to be honored

The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center is looking for Vietnam Veterans to participate in a ceremony set for September.  During the September ceremony honoring Vietnam Veterans and their families, the medical center will spotlight 50 Vietnam Veter More...

News

Guns and Hoses slated for September

To benefit Shepeard Community Blood Center

It’s a battle for blood … literally.  In partnership with Shepeard Community Blood Center, Queensborough National Bank and Trust of Waynesboro will hold its second annual Guns and Hoses Blood Drive Battle on Wednesday, Sept. More...

Public schools to extend day

TOTAL ECLIPSE

In anticipation of the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, the Burke County Public School System plans to make the event part of its curriculum for the day.  More...

WHAT’S FOR LUNCH?

Next week’s elementary school lunch menu for Burke County Public Schools:  MONDAY: Brunswick Stew w/cornbread muffin or Yogurt & Granola w/string cheese Choices: Broccoli Normandy, Black Eyed Peas, Squash Casserole, Fresh Pear, Cookie More...

For The Record

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT AUGUST 14

Jurors have been drawn for the Superior Court criminal session with Judge Daniel J. Craig, presiding. Jurors are to report 9 a.m., Monday, Aug. More...

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 94 patients' calls during the week of July 31- Aug. 6. Of those, 67 were transported. Forty-three of the patients were transported to Augusta hospitals. More...

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS JULY 31-AUG. 6

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Burke Happenings

What's Next?

STORY TIME   The Burke County Public Library will have Storytime for all preschool children every Friday at 10:30 a.m. in the Children’s Area. There will be a different theme every week.  THURSDAY, AUG. 10   More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Sunday Night Concert  Rosemont Baptist Church, 522 Hwy 25 N, Waynesboro, will host its Aug. Sunday night concerts featuring well known singers. 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...

High speed chase ends in Emanuel County

A high speed pursuit on Friday night ended with a foot chase and a Taser.  Around 9 p. m. on Aug. More...

Units 3 and 4 future still unknown

VOGTLE CONSTRUCTION

While different figures circulate as to what it will cost to complete construction of the two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle, Georgia Power says its share alone could increase up to $10.9 billion total. More...

Editorial

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

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Political Cartoon

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LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – AUGUST 15, 2007   Waynesboro Mayor Jesse Stone and Vice-Mayor Neal Leonard both announced they would not run for re-election.  Soaring temperatures were blamed for the death of 69-year-old Constance Hull who lived on Ho More...

Sports

Bears head to Fitzgerald for preseason scrimmage

The 3-AAAA Burke County Bears head to Fitzgerald to play the 1-AA Purple Hurricanes on Friday night in a preseason scrimmage.  This is the first time the Bears have played the Hurricanes, who made it to state the past two years as first seed.&nb More...

Lady Spartans struggle in first game of the season

The Lady Spartans (0-1) started their season off with a tough loss of 9-7 as they played the Brentwood Lady Eagles on Monday, Aug. 7.  More...

Obituaries

Carole L. Cooper

Carole L. Cooper of Waynesboro, 91, wife of the late John Thomas Cooper Sr., went home to be with the Lord, Monday, Aug. 7, 2017.  Graveside services will be held Friday, Aug. 11, at 11 a.m. from Magnolia Cemetery, 703 W. More...

Cora Lee Herrington

Mrs. Cora Lee Herrington of Sardis, 93, entered into eternal rest on Aug. 2, 2017. Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 5, at 2 p.m. at Beech Branch Baptist Church, 7586 Highway 24, Sardis, GA. More...

Janard D. Abrams

Janard D. Abrams of Waynesboro, 33, entered into eternal rest on Aug. 7, 2017. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date.  Phinazee and Son Funeral Home  706-554-5500 Business #  706-554-5525 Fax #   More...