September 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Flag ceremony

The City of Waynesboro held a dedication ceremony for the new entrance sign on Burke Veterans Parkway on Monday, Labor Day. More...

News

Ed Turner and Number 9 to rock the stage

Waynesboro-Burke Concert Series

Back by popular demand to open this season of the Waynesboro Burke Concert Series is Ed Turner and Number 9. Folks are already buzzing about the Sept. More...

Georgia Power files recommendation to complete construction

PLANT VOGTLE UNITS 3 & 4

While Georgia Power announced last week its recommendation to continue building Vogtle Units 3 & 4, the company also stated it would be moving forward with another firm to manage daily construction of the nuclear reactors.  More...

Support group for parents

They are words no parent wants to hear and more common than most realize.  Your child is not like most children.  Your child has a learning disability.  Your child can’t do that.  More...

Sports

Bears ground the Golden Hawks in second half

After a rough first half on Friday night, 3-AAAA Burke County Bears (3-0) defeated 3-AA Washington County Golden Hawks (0-2) 42-17. The Bears rushed for more than 500 yards against Washington.  More...

Lady Bears 3-0 in region

The Burke County Lady Bears are currently 3-0 in GHSA region 3-AAAA.  They took a hit in a nonconference game, losing to Lakeside 10-7 last Monday, but followed the loss with a big win against Baldwin last Tuesday, 20-0. More...

Spartans crush Wildcats in first home game of the season

The Spartans finally got to ring Doc’s bell Friday night after their well-deserved win over the Westminster Wildcats with a score of 41-19. The Spartan offense was dynamic, scoring 20 points in the first half and 21 points in the second half. More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

THURSDAY, SEPT. 7  Burke County Retired Educators Association will meet 3 p.m. at the Burke County Senior Citizens Center. 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...

Sheriff could take over city police operations

Waynesboro’s mayor and council have been considering abolishing the city’s police department and contracting with the Burke County Sheriff's Office for law enforcement.  More...

Farm Fest this Saturday

It’s tractor time

The annual Waynesboro Shrine Club’s Farm Fest to celebrate Burke County’s farming history is this Saturday, Sept. 9. The day-long event will begin with a prayer from Mother Terri Degenhardt at 9 a.m. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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UP THERE

Where were you when the lights went out?  I’m not talking about The Great Northeast Blackout of 1965 that plunged huge sections of New York City into total darkness for over twelve hours and later had a movie made about the event.  Wh More...

CHICKENS COMING HOME TO ROOST

Chickens coming home to roost is an old expression. The fuller expression was Curses are like chickens; they always come home to Roost, meaning that your offensive words or actions are likely at some point to rebound on you. More...

For The Record

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT SEPT. 11

Jurors have been drawn for the Superior Court civil/criminal session with Judge J. Wade Padgett, presiding. Jurors are to report 9 a.m., Monday, Sept. More...

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS AUG. 28-SEPT. 3

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Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 79 patients' calls the week of Aug. 28-Sept. 3. Sixty-three of the patients were transported, 36 of which were to Augusta hospitals. More...

Obituaries

Miriam G. Bohannon

Miriam Glisson Bohannon of Sylvania, 82, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at her residence in Sylvania. She was born in Screven County to the late Franklin Folsom “Bubba” and Georgia Agnes Oliver Glisson. More...

Hubert Williams

Mr. Hubert Williams of Waynesboro, 63, 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...

George Brantley Perry, Sr.

George Brantley Perry Sr. of Girard, 92, passed away Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Perry was a native and lifelong resident of Burke County. More...