October 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Landfill employees arrested for theft

Three Burke County employees have been terminated and face felony charges after stealing thousands of dollars in recyclable metal and copper wire.  On Thursday, Oct. More...

News

Pecan Color Classic to help fund school expansion

Faith Christian Academy

Faith Christian Academy has seen great growth in the decade since its incorporation, and the school students, staff and parents are excited for the expansions to come. More...

All hail the King and Queen

Edmund Burke Academy celebrated Homecoming last week with an array of festivities, including special dress-up days the annual crowning of the 2017 Homecoming Queen and King. More...

New library hours to begin soon

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For The Record

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT OCT. 16

Jurors have been drawn for the Superior Court civil/criminal session with Judge Carl C. Brown Jr., presiding. Jurors are to report 9 a.m., Monday, Oct. More...

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS-OCT. 2-8

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Burke EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 98 patients’ calls during the week of Oct. 2-8. More...

Obituaries

Chiyo Tomai Thomas

Mrs. Chiyo Tomai Thomas, 83, of Waynesboro, wife of Donald A. Thomas, entered into rest October 7, 2017 at Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Augusta, GA. Mrs. Thomas was born July 17, 1934 in Okinawa, Japan. More...

James Alfred Simmons, III

Mr. James Alfred Simmons III of Statesboro, age 77, died on Saturday, October 7th, at Ogeechee Area Hospice Inpatient Facility. Mr. Simmons was born on October 9, 1939 in Waynesboro, Ga. to Mr. James Alfred Simmons Jr. More...

Frances E. Walker

Mrs. Frances E. Walker of Waynesboro, age 76, entered into eternal rest on October 7, 2017 at University Hospital. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. 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...

City crime rates continue to fall

The City of Waynesboro has seen a significant drop in its crime rate according to figures released during the city council's public safety committee meeting Monday night.  Waynesboro Police Chief Augustus Palmer reported that Part 1 crimes are d More...

Church leaders claim plea deal reached in the 2016 priest murder

Despite assertions by officials of the Catholic Diocese of St. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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THE LOFT

Let's talk about The View.  No, not that "The View".  Not the one where several miserable, bitter, hateful washed-up celebrities spend their time spewing miserable, bitter, hateful opinions. More...

GLADIATORS

Many of us have seen gladiators in movies or have an idea of what they did. More...

Sports

EBA Spartans shut out Wildcats on Homecoming

On Friday, Oct. 6, the Edmund Burke Academy Spartans (5-3) played the Wildcats of Westwood School seeking to bounce back from their huge loss against the Bulloch Academy Gators. More...

Bears ravage the Razorbacks

The 3-AAAA Burke County Bears (6-0) defeated 3-AAAA Cross Creek (3-3) by 68-6 in Augusta on Friday night in their first region match.  More...

Netters finish season as 3-AAAA runner-up

The Burke County volleyball team (18-2, 3-1) defeated Baldwin County in the first round of the Area 3-AAAA region tournament Saturday and advanced to the championship game against Richmond Academy. More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

THURSDAY, OCT. 12  Burke County Retired Educators Association will meet 3 p.m. at Burke County Senior Citizens Center. Guest speaker will be Waynesboro Mayor Gregory A. Carswell.   More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

And he said, Take heed that ye be not deceived: for many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and the time draweth near: go ye not therefore after them. More...

People

Miss Jenkins to wed Mr. O’Connor

Les and Sheila Jenkins of Sardis announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Erin, to Thomas Joseph O’Connor of Sardis, son of Thomas and Sara O’Connor of Stuart, Fla.  The wedding is planned for Saturday, April 28, 2018, at Q More...

Cagle visits area

Georgia Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle, a candidate for governor in 2018, will be visiting Burke and Jenkins Counties this Thursday, October 12th. He will be meeting with citizens at the new Millen branch of Durden Banking Co. on U.S. Hwy. More...

Valued employees

Two employees at the newly named Burke County Life Center have together worked for the school system for approximately 50 years. The center, located on Park Drive, was previously the Academy for Success and was originally Waynesboro High School. More...