July 25, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Young team achieves basketball greatness

If basketball games were fairytales, these young boys would be Cinderella, and their coach, Julius Patterson, their fairy godmother.  More...

News

Lane closure in Midville planned

Soil test boring activities will briefly close a State Route (SR) 56 lane at Mill Creek Wednesday and Thursday (July 25-26).  More...

Okoua named Officer of the Quarter

The Waynesboro Police Department recently recognized officer Dominique Okoua as the “Officer of the Quarter” for the second quarter of 2018 for his outstanding service. More...

TROOPER RECRUITMENT

The Georgia Department of Public Safety will hold a recruitment event for Georgia State Patrol troopers on Tuesday, Aug., 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the GSP Sylvania Post 21, located at 329 Rocky Ford Road in Sylvania. More...

For The Record

FROM THE BLOTTER

(The information in the blotter was obtained from reports from the Burke County Sheriff’s Offi ce.)  Sometimes small mistakes can have severe consequences. More...

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 101 patients' calls during the week ending July 22. Of those, 73 were transported, including 46 to Augusta hospitals and 3 to other out-of- county hospitals. More...

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS•JULY 16-22

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Burke Happenings

What's Next?

SHEELY/SHEELEY FAMILY REUNION  Sheely/Sheeley Family. July 27-29. Host hotel: Hampton Inn, 235 Peachtree St., Augusta.  TUESDAY, AUGUST 6   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...

COWS AT CAMP

Attendees at the Wimberly House Ministries annual summer camp started their week off with a moo-ving experience. More...

Commissioners rescind vote to make driveway county road

"You’re irresponsible."  More...

Editorial

BRING BACK THE BOUNCERS

Throughout history, bouncers, whether in bars, restaurants, plays, concerts, or movies have had the job of dealing with people who were either loud, disrespectful or were just generally disrupting the venue. More...

Political Cartoon

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BAREFOOTIN’

I was busted.  Caught red-handed.  Well, perhaps red-footed.  I was barefoot.  A friend walked into my office unannounced, as he is wont to do, and caught me with unshod feet. More...

Obituaries

Dr. James "Jim" Henry Oliver, Jr.

Dr. James “Jim” Henry Oliver, Jr., Callaway Professor of Biology Emeritus, passed away July 18, 2018 after long illness. Born in Augusta, Georgia, on March 10, 1931, Jim was raised in Waynesboro, Georgia.  More...

Louise Jenkins

Waynesboro, GA- Mrs. Louise Jenkins, age 87, entered into eternal rest on July 23, 2018. Funeral services will be held Monday, July 30, 2018, 11:00 a.m. at Antioch Rock Creek Baptist Church, 151 Rocky Creek Road, Waynesboro, GA. More...

Konda Monique Wilkerson

Sardis, GA- Miss Konda Monique Wilkerson, age 34, entered into eternal rest on July 20, 2018. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 28, 2018, 1:00 p.m. at Haven Munnerlyn United Methodist Church, 549 Barron Street, Waynesboro, GA. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Revival  McElmurray Tabernacle Baptist Church will hold its annual summer Revival 7:30 p.m. nightly, through July 26. The public is invited.  Back To School Block Party  More...