Burke County Jail Bookings July 20-26

Miss Bailey, Mr. Parker to exchange vows

Mr. Mack Bailey of Vidette, Georgia, announces the engagement of his daughter, Magan Lynn Bailey, to Greigh Parker, son of Mr. A.J. Parker of Yanceyville, North Carolina and Ms. Tracy Parker of Sardis, Georgia. The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Lisa Carter Bailey of Vidette and the niece of Brigham and Angie Scott of Waynesboro, Georgia. She is […]

Plans finalized for Moss-Clifton wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Joey Moss of Girard and Mr. and Mrs. Darrel Clifton of Millen announce that plans have been finalized for the wedding of their children, Kaylyn Dayle Moss and Coley Daniel Clifton. The wedding is scheduled for 2 p.m. August 1, 2015 at West Millen Baptist Church. A reception will follow at Hanging Rocks Plantation. All family and […]

Miss Cates, Mr. Adair to exchange vows

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Rollins Cates of Waynesboro, Georgia announce the engagement and forthcoming wedding of their daughter, Nancy Carolyn Cates, to Kyle Joseph Adair, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Darrell Gaskins and the late James Vann Adair of Columbus, Georgia. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. John Douglass Cates, III and the late Nancy Cofer Cates of […]

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Noah’s Ark Noah’s Ark Missionary Baptist Church will hold its Annual Revival, 7 p.m. nightly, July 29- 31. Guest evangelist is Rev. Dr. Corey D. Brown and guest lecturer is Bishop Esaias Merritt. Jones Grove Jones Grove Baptist Church will continue its Annual Revival, 7:30 p.m. nightly, July 28-30. Guest evangelist is Rev. Chavous Boyd. Brushy Creek Brushy Creek Baptist […]


The Burke County Magistrate Court is trying to track down this truck after a resident snapped a photo of its driver unloading trash on the side of Farmers Bridge Road. The photographer, who also sent the image to The True Citizen, said a company called “Gentleman’s Groundskeeper” had been doing yard work at homes in the area and then dumping […]

Robber steals shoes in home invasion

A gunman broke into a Waynesboro home and stole a teenager’s shoes. The 15- year- old victim called deputies just before 11:30 a.m. last Tuesday after he was awakened by a loud noise in his Neely Circle home. When he opened his bedroom door, he was confronted by an unidentified gunman who ordered him to the floor. According the Sgt. […]

Felon arrested for shooting Augusta man in the face

Burke County deputies say they know who robbed and shot an Augusta man and then left him on Highway 56 North. Joshua Lee Phillips, 26, was arrested last week after officers found him with a gun stolen from the victim. According to Sgt. Dedric Smith, chief investigator for the Burke County Sheriff’s Office, Phillips had been picked up by Waynesboro […]

Vets look to build veterans ranch community in Burke

Two veterans from Burke County want to offer hundreds more a place to live. Tommy Ingram and Bobby Mathis, friends since childhood and fellow Army vets, are pitching a concept to local officials and leaders that they say could help area veterans and this community as well. They’ve unveiled plans for a 37- acre Veterans Ranch Community designed exclusively for […]