2011-08-17

Bob Wimberly Sr.



Mr. Bob Wimberly Sr. of Waynesboro, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, at his residence. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 20 at noon at McKinnie Branch Baptist Church with Pastor L.E. Jones officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Phinazee and Son Funeral Home, 706-554-5500.

COPs in training



Correction



Due to incorrect information provided to The True Citizen, several inaccuracies were printed in a July 13 article entitled “Stolen military equipment not really stolen.” The “former business partners” referenced in the story were not business partners, but were individuals actually employed by two separate companies, METAL-CON and SESOLINC. METAL-CON was a subcontractor manufacturing components for SESOLINC. Although, according to […]

From the Blotter



Customer service A former McDonald’s employee was arrested after his cash register crimes were caught on tape. Miles Mickens, 18, was charged with theft by taking after the restaurant manager told Waynesboro police that two registers that Mickens had been working behind came up nearly $200 short on cash. A quick review of security footage put the mystery to rest. […]

While out on bond

Suspected trafficker is arrested again

A suspected meth dealer was out on bond when his Waynesboro home was raided for the second time in two months. Christopher Todd Williams Sr., 41, will now have to answer to three new drug charges, including one for trafficking. “We’d been getting calls that he was back in business,” Waynesboro Police Chief Alfonzo Williams said, noting the offender was […]

Mother jailed for neglect of 4-year-old



A 4-year-old boy was found unresponsive in the bushes just one day after police discovered him wandering the streets alone. While his mother, 35-year-old Kenya Burnett was being arrested for contributing to the deprivation of a minor, the boy and his 22-month-old sister were placed in temporary foster care. She’d been warned by police already in 2010 when they found […]

Sardis police raid crack house



Sardis police have arrested another suspected drug dealer. Robert Lee Heath Jr., 30, was jailed early Sunday morning after officers served a “no-knock” warrant at his Green Hill Drive house and walked away with crack cocaine, marijuana and hydrocodone tablets, all packaged for sale. According to Police Chief Gary Jones, the Maggie Valley area home had been under surveillance for […]

In Memory



Happy Birthday Lucille Evans Wright August 15, 1948- May 28, 2011 You can only have one mother Patient, kind and true; No other friend in all the world, Will be the same to you. When other friends forsake you, To mother you will return, For all her loving kindness, She asks for nothing in return. As we look upon her […]

Robert Webster Taylor Sr.



Robert Webster Taylor Sr. 71, of Waynesboro, Ga., died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011 at University Hospital in Augusta, Ga. Funeral Services are incomplete.

Joe D. Parks



Mr. Joe Daniel Parks of Sardis, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, at his residence. Funeral services were held on Monday, Aug. 15 at 1 p.m. at Gardner Grove Baptist Church in Augusta, Ga., with the Rev. Rufus Copeland officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery. Phinazee and Son Funeral Home, 706-554-5500.