November 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Waynesboro, Sardis post Christmas parade plans

Spectators along Liberty Street may have to look really hard this year to find their favorite floats during the annual Downtown Christmas Parade. This year’s parade, slated for 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, is all about camouflage.  More...

Retirement celebration for Sheriff Coursey is Dec. 8

The time for goodbyes is drawing near.  More...

BEAUTIFUL COTTAGE & INCOME-PRODUCING APARTMENT

Here is a chance to own a beautiful home in the heart of Waynesboro and have some help with your payment, thanks to a detached apartment that offers rental income. More...

Sports

EBA Spartans off to good start

Edmund Burke Academy Spartans traveled to Sandersville to play the Brentwood Eagles on Monday Nov. 21, where they out-rebounded the Eagles 45-30 and ended the game with a score of 58-48 to make their record 2-0.  More...

Lady Spartans struggle against Brentwood

Thanksgiving break for the Lady Spartans started off with a huge loss on the road to the Brentwood Eagles on Monday, Nov. 21, in Sandersville. More...

Spartan Scamper 5K this Saturday

The fourth annual Spartan Scamper 5K Neon Night Race will be held this Saturday, Dec. More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3 Dividing Light Outreach Ministries will join The Center for New Beginnings for their monthly yard sale behind the Waynesboro Care Pregnancy Center, located at 250 E. 6th St., from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Fellowship Baptist  Fellowship Baptist Church will honor its pastor Donald A. Long, Sr., for five years of service to the church and community with an appreciation banquet 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 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...

Mizell Ford marks 25 years

Everyone who knows him will say, “He does not like being in the spotlight.” But even William Mizell couldn’t avoid the much earned and deserved praise he received Monday afternoon.  Mizell Ford was recognized for its approachin More...

Christmas on Liberty Square Is Friday

For the 18th year in a row, Downtown Waynesboro will be buzzing with activities for the entire family during Christmas on Liberty Square. The annual event kicks off the Christmas season this Friday, Dec. 2, at 5 p.m. More...

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LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – DECEMBER 6, 2006   A City of Waynesboro utility worker was killed when a truck backed over him at the city’s wastewater treatment plant. More...

THANK YOU

(Reprinted)  I missed the funeral.  I didn’t hear that my old friend had passed away until a few days after he’d been buried. Of course the news brought me some sadness. He was way too young to die. More...

For The Record

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT DECEMBER 5

Jurors have been drawn for the December 2016 term of Superior Court Criminal/Civil Session to be held at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 5, 2016, with Judge Jackson E. Cox II presiding. Jurors are to report at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. More...

Suspect sought by sheriff’s office

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 26-year-old Jonathan Lee Eubanks. According to Investigator Dedric Smith, Eubanks is wanted in connection with an incident on Wednesday, Nov. More...

GEORGIA POWER SCAM WARNING

Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr is warning businesses about a telemarketing fraud scheme in which scam artists pose as representatives from Georgia Power and threaten to shut off the business’ power unless a payment is made immediately. More...

Obituaries

George Thomas Holloway

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mr. George Thomas Holloway Sr., 92, of Midville, Ga., on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, at Burke Medical Center after an extended illness.  Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. More...

Sarah Jean Wentlein

Mrs. Sarah Jean Wentlein of Waynesboro, Ga., 49, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at Doctor’s Hospital. Mrs. Wentlein was a native and resident of St. Cloud, Fla., before moving to Waynesboro 13 years ago. More...

Johnnie Smith

Mr. Johnnie Smith, 89, of Waynesboro entered into eternal rest on Nov. 22, 2016. Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, at Beechwood Baptist Church, 2596 Story Mill Road, Waynesboro, GA. More...