August 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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The Burke County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting donations to help victims of Hurricane Harvey. They are stuffing a semi-truck full of supplies that will be delivered to Texas. According to Lt. More...

News

Event to support furry friends

Waynesboro-Burke Concert Series

The Waynesboro-Burke Concert Series is teaming up with Old Fella Rescue to bring awareness, not just about the upcoming season of music but about the needs of animals in our area.  More...

Q&A with Don Lively

Columnist celebrates 10 years with True Citizen

He’s the lead page four guy in The True Citizen. And he’s been offering tales about the beautiful Southland and beyond for our readers for a decade.  More...

Grief group at First Baptist

For those dealing with grief, First Baptist Church of Waynesboro is offering a workshop to help.  Beginning next Wednesday, Sept. 6, FBC will hold workshops from 5:45-7 p.m.  More...

Sports

Spartans shocked by Buccaneers in 2017 Backyard Battle

Although the Spartans were the first to put points on the board in the annual Backyard Battle this past Friday, the Briarwood Buccaneers quickly came back, scoring two unanswered touchdowns before the end of the first half. More...

The Lady Spartans on a 5 game losing streak

Edmund Burke Academy’s softball team, now 0-5, is having a rough start to the season as the girls continue their struggle to find a win.  More...

Blackburn/Thompson win 25th annual Rotary Classic

Jay Blackburn and Justin Thompson finished with a two-day total of 119 – 25 under par and two shots over two teams – to win the Rotary Club of Waynesboro’s 25th annual Two-Day Golf Classic. More...

Obituaries

Rev. William Russell Key

Rev. Dr. William R. (Billy) Key, age 93, of Dublin, Ga. died on August 27, 2017. More...

Ella P. Reedy

Mrs. Ella P. Reedy, 61, of Waynesboro entered into eternal rest on Aug. 25, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, at Cornerstone Christian Center Church, 710 Stone Ave., Waynesboro. Interment will be in Pines Cemetery. More...

Hubert Williams

Mr. Hubert Williams, 63, of Waynesboro entered into eternal rest on Aug. 24, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at Forest Hill Baptist Church, 2458 Gough-Red Hill Road, Keysville. 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...

Shooting suspect hangs himself in jail

The suspect in the Aug.18 shootout with police hung himself in jail last Wednesday and died the following night.  More...

DEDICATION

The City of Waynesboro will hold a dedication ceremony for the new entrance sign on Burke Veterans Parkway on Monday, Sept. 4, at 10 a.m. Waynesboro Mayor Greg Carswell Jr. More...

Seventeen qualify for local offices

There’s going to be a race for quite a few municipal offices in Burke County.  The top spot in both Keysville and Sardis will be on the ballot in November. More...

FARM TO TABLE

The Georgia Department of Agriculture and the Burke County Public School Nutrition Department partnered together for the “Feed My School For A Week” program, which began on Monday. Special guests spoke at S.G.A. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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TO TEN MORE

Just call me syndicated.  Sniff, sniff.  Yep, that's me.  Well, okay, to be honest, I might be stretching the definition of syndicated just a scrimption but one published definition of "syndicated" reads, "to publish simultaneously in More...

THE KISS OF THE DEVIL

Except a Satanist, who would want a kiss from the Devil? While most folk would not want a kiss from the Devil, what do you do if it occurred? Would you act as if it didn’t happen? More...

For The Record

BOE issues statement about school assault

Burke County School Superintendent Rudy Falana says the administration is doing all it can to determine the culprits behind an attack and robbery at the high school.  More...

Jurors drawn for State Court

REPORT SEPT. 5

Jurors have been drawn for the State Court civil/criminal session with Judge Jackson E. Cox II, presiding. Jurors are to report 9 a.m., Monday, Sept. More...

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS AUG. 21-27

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Burke Happenings

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THURSDAY, AUG. 31  The Burke County Farm-To- School Program will hold its weekly Farmers Market 4-6 p.m. at the Southern Bank Pavilion located on 855 Liberty St., Waynesboro. The farmers market is now accepting EBT payments.  FRIDAY, SEPT. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Fall Revival  Phillip Grove Baptist Church will hold its Fall Revival 7 p.m. each Wednesday in September.  More...

School News

S.G.A. Positive Behavior/Character Cubs for August

“Excellent Lunchroom Behavior” was the Positive Behavior/Character trait for the month of August. More...

Edmund BurkeAcademy students qualify for TIP

Each year, personnel at Duke University sponsor the Talent Identification Program (TIP) to identify verbally and mathematically talented students at an early age. More...