September 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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CONCRETE NATION

San Antonio. West Palm Beach. Orlando. A Burke County business is at the foundation of some of the nation’s largest construction projects. More...

Flashback

MORE THAN AN EDUCATION

Back in high school, Charles Green Jr. learned about teamwork while performing with Jean Barefield’s chorus. “She taught us that if we couldn’t do it together, we couldn’t do it at all,” he said. More...

WHAT’S FOR LUNCH?

Next week’s elementary school lunch menu for Burke County Public Schools: MONDAY: Fruit & Cheese Plate w/ graham crackers or Spicy Chicken Filet Sandwich Choices: Macaroni & Cheese, House Salad, Cabbage, Oranges, Fruit Cobbler More...

Sports

FIRST SEASON LOSS

Bears sacked by Effingham

The Burke County Bears were upset by Effingham County, 28-21, in the Bear Den Friday night for their first loss of the 2016 season. ON THE FIELD More...

HEADED TO REGION TOURNEY

Lady Bear netters finish season with wins

The Burke County Lady Bears volleyball team (3-4) defeated Butler High last Thursday (25-10, 25-20) but dropped a non-region match to Richmond Academy last Thursday (25-13, 25-22). More...

THE TOP SEED

Lady Bears lead the region

The Burke County Lady Bears (12-9, 9-1) defeated Hephzibah (7-15, 5-5) on Thursday 4-0 clinching the top seed for Burke going into the 3-AAAA region tournament. Head Coach Lee Smoak said that senior Aubrey Mallard pitched a no-hitter. More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 The Care Pregnancy Center will have its annual yard sale Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 at 205 E. 6th St., 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Lots of clothing, furniture and many other items. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Camp Meeting Revival Smith Chapel AME Zion Church will continue its annual Camp Meeting Revival through tonight. Service begins at 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Rev. James White, Sr. of Newford Baptist Church. Everyone is invited. Fall Revival 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...

VOTE ‘NO’?

Burke school board fights

The Burke County Board of Education has taken a bold stand against Gov. Nathan Deal and his initiative to take over Georgia’s “failing” schools. More...

Strictly Personal

Remembering Arnie

Those of a certain age who play or enjoy golf in some way have a special place in their hearts for Arnold Palmer, who died earlier this week at age 87. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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ALL FALL DOWN

That was nice! Did you feel it? I like to try and remember, later, where I was the exact moment I felt it. That first cool breeze. Just one balmy little gust that brings a big announcement with it. More...

IS VOTING A PRIVILEGE?

On April 22, 2015, an extended version of “Is Voting a Privilege, Duty, or a Right?” was published in The True Citizen. More...

For The Record

BURKE GRAND JURY RETURNS TRUE BILLS

The April 2016 Term Superior Court Grand Jury returned the following true bill indictments during the Sept. 16, 2016 session with Judge James G. Blanchard, Jr. More...

MISSING TEEN

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public's help in locating 16-year-old, Layla Whaley. Layla was last seen on the morning of September 26, 2016, and may still be in the Waynesboro or Augusta area. More...

Deputies investigate home invasion

Two Waynesboro men were tied up and robbed during a home invasion on Lawson Hall Drive near Seven Oaks Road. According to the report filed at the Burke County Sheriff’s Office, three masked men forced their way into the home around 3 a.m. More...

Obituaries

Phyllis A. Steffen

Phyllis A. Steffen, age 90, of Waynesboro, GA, formerly of Canton, OH, died Friday morning, Sept. 23, 2016, following an extended illness. More...

Bobby C. Jenkins, Sr.

Bobby C. Jenkins, Sr., 69 years old, entered into the glorious presence of God on Thursday, September 22, 2016. He was born on December 9, 1946, in Jenkins County, GA, and was a life-long resident of Sardis, GA. More...

Mrs. Dorthey Quick

Taylor Funeral Home of Waynesboro announces the death and funeral services of Mrs. Dorthey Quick, age 84, of Highway 24 West in Waynesboro, who died Friday evening, September 23, 2016, in the Keysville Nursing Home. More...