August 1, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Decades long fight against beavers is still on

It’s the same story every year for as long as some Waynesboro residents can remember.  More...

News

WAYNESBORO-BURKE CONCERT SERIES

Lineup for 39th season unveiled

The Waynesboro-Burke Concert Series has managed yet again to put together an impressive group of performances for its 39th season.   More...

Low voter turnout for election runoff, Burke results mirror state’s

Burke County voters picked the same candidates as the state of Georgia in the primary runoff last Tuesday.  More...

Bee Happenings

Brier Creek Beekeepers have been busy over the past 90 days monitoring hives, harvesting honey, catching swarms and inspecting hives for signs of pests. More...

For The Record

Rumors of criminal activity unfounded

PLANT VOGTLE

A day off for safety led to rumors of prostitution and drug manufacturing at Plant Vogtle.  Last Wednesday, the nuclear power plant’s construction site for Units 3 and 4 was shut down for a day, and while the majority of workers appreciate More...

Reckless behavior leads to drug and other charges

Another case of reckless driving resulted in multiple serious charges for a motocross bike rider last week.  More...

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 90 patients' calls during the week of July 23-29. Of those, 57 were transported, including 40 to Augusta hospitals and one to another out of county hospital.  More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

SATURDAY, AUGUST 4   Waynesboro Toastmasters will meet at 10 a.m. at 841 Jones Avenue, Waynesboro. Guidance for the Pathways learning experience will be provided. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or visit the website at toastmasters.org. 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...

County okays additional funding for hospital

Burke County Commissioners approved a request from the hospital authority for an additional $2.2 million in funding for the current fiscal year, but made no commitment toward a permanent increase in future funding.  At a called meeting last Wedn More...

Ohio man’s death marks eleventh traffic fatality

An Ohio man was killed in a single vehicle accident Saturday evening.  More...

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LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – AUGUST 6, 2008   More...

BOUNTIFUL

“Did I ever tell you about the time I broke my arm eating supper during the Depression?”  Uncle VZ would occasionally tell the story but I always wanted to hear it again.  “I fell out of the persimmon tree.”  It More...

Obituaries

LTC Richard Evans Moore

LTC Richard Evans Moore, USA (Ret), age 87, passed away on July 11th, 2018.  More...

Christopher Cornelius Golatt

Girard, GA- Mr. Christopher Cornelius Golatt, age 43, entered into eternal rest on July 29, 2018. Funeral services will be held Sunday, August 5, 2018, 1:30 p.m. at Dalton Missionary Baptist Church, Girard, GA. More...

Mary "Coot" Johnson

Augusta, GA- Ms. Mary "Coot" Johnson, age 73, entered into eternal rest on July 28, 2018. Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 4, 2018, 11:00 a.m. at Waynesboro Deliverance Evangelistic Church, 938 Old Millen Hwy, Waynesboro, GA. More...

School News

Win the Battle Against Back-to-School Germs

Did you know that, on average, elementary school children get eight to 12 colds or cases of the flu each school year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention? More...

Back-to-School Tips to Help Reduce Stress

School can be a stressful place, from finding a seat at lunch to making new friends, but don’t let supplies be one of those stressors. More...

Tips to Improve Your Child’s Math Scores

At a time when math is becoming an increasingly important subject for students to master, students are exploring ways to better understand the subject of math and improve their test scores.  To help students stand out from the pack and increase More...