May 30, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

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Burke County Night rescheduled

Last week’s heavy rains put a damper on Burke County Night at the Green Jackets game, but organizers have already announced their backup plan.  Since Thursday’s game was cancelled due to the downpour, baseball fans can swap out their More...

Mentoring with breakfast

The MACEC (Magnolia Acres Community Empowerment Committee) is still moving forward. The MACEC “Big Breakfast and Mentoring Program” is held every fourth Saturday at Westminster Presbyterian Church from 9:30am -1 p.m. More...

Miss Jessie turns 102

Friends and fans from four counties attended the party to celebrate Miss Jessie Holmes' 102nd birthday on May 24. More...

For The Record

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS•MAY 21-27

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Jurors drawn for State Court

REPORT JUNE 4

Jurors have been drawn for the State Court of Burke County criminal/civil session with Judge Jackson E. Cox, II presiding. Jurors are to report at 9 a.m. Monday, June 4, to the Burke County Courthouse.  The jury list includes:  More...

Burke EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 114 patients’ calls the week of May 21-27. Nine of those calls resulted in transports, with 59 patients being taken to Augusta hospitals. 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  More...

Two more fatalities recorded on Burke roadways last week

Two young men lost their lives last week in separate crashes on some of the county’s deadliest roads.  More...

Drug bust uncovers nearly 100 marijuana plants

Deputies arrested a Waynesboro man last Thursday after discovering he was manufacturing marijuana out of his home.  More...

Editorial

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EARLY BEACH

It's beach season.  I'm ready.  I'd always been much more of a mountain man than a beach boy, more at home up high, breathing crisp, clean alpine air than I was roasting on a scorching strip of hot sand, breathing in salty, humid air.  More...

EVERY DAY I HAVE THE BLUES

Memphis Slim and Peter Chatman wrote “Every Day I Have the Blues,” a song that B.B. King popularized. The lyrics are powerful and potent in their description of man who seems not to have a friend in the world. More...

Obituaries

Joyce Ann Quick Braswell

Waynesboro, GA – Joyce Ann Quick Braswell, age 74, of Waynesboro, went home to meet Jesus Friday, May 25, 2018. Her healing is now complete, after battling illness over the last few years. More...

Jacquita “Jackie” Williams

Sardis, GA – Jacquita “Jackie” Evelyn Byrd Williams, age 74, passed away Thursday, May 24, 2018, at Doctor’s Hospital in Augusta. She was born in Savannah to the late Ray & Frances Morgan Byrd.  More...

Hanna D. Vandegrift

Hanna D. Vandegrift, 58, passed away Sunday, May 27, 2018 at her home after a brief illness. The family will be receiving friends at 11:00 AM, Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Richardson Funeral Home of Marion. A service will follow at noon.  Mrs. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Revival  One in Christ Church continues its revival at 7:30 p.m. nightly through May 31, 2018. Rev. Willie Givens is the pastor.  Revival  McElmurray Grove Baptist Church continues its revival at 7:30 p.m. More...