May 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Spring Music Fest this Saturday

This year, expect nothing less than a three-genre spectacular. More...

Scenes from the BOSS HOG STATE CHAMPIONSHIP COOK-OFF 2017

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News

LABOR OF LOVE

Personalized grad caps popular this year

They’re just as unique and sparkly as the students they were made for.  Burke County Sheriff’s Office deputy Heather Ivey had no idea that individualizing and celebrating her own graduation would lead to a second, albeit temporary, j More...

National Day of Prayer

On Thursday, May 4, the community came together for the second annual Burke County National Day of Prayer on the front lawn of the courthouse. More...

Lane closures expected daily

This week Reeves Construction Company began patching State Route (SR) 56 with accompanying lane closures within the 10-mile resurfacing and shoulder rehab project which extends from the Burke Veterans bypass to Highway 23.  More...

For The Record

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS MAY 8-14

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Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT MAY 22

Jurors have been drawn for the Superior Court criminal/civil session with Judge Daniel J. Craig, presiding. More...

Burke deputies receive new medical trauma kits

Deputies with the Burke County Sheriff’s Office were recently issued new trauma kits/medical bags through the federal government 10-33 program which the agency joined in February of this year. More...

People

Miss Mack to wed Mr. Gaines

Leon Mack and Shyrel Mack of Kingsland announce the engagement of their daughter, Vyctoria Louise Mack, to Mr. Marc Anthony Gaines, son of Mark and Vera Gaines of Waynesboro.  The wedding is planned for 5 p.m. 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...

Strictly Personal

I met Wayne Crockett in September of 1952. With a little research I could be more precise because it was our first day of school.  More...

Future at Vogtle still uncertain

The answer to the biggest questions still remains, “We don’t really know.”  Georgia Power Area Manager Cam Parker and Georgia Power Nuclear Development Manager Jeff Wilson were both on hand at the City of Waynesboro’s mee More...

Missionary to host free health fair, banquet

To celebrate her 70th birthday, Dr. Gladys Twyman wants to make sure the people of her hometown community are heart healthy. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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MAMA DID

Mama must have looked quite stunning that day, early in 1946, when Daddy walked into the telephone office where she worked as an operator. More...

23ANDME

America has been dogged by race for much of its history. More...

Sports

BCHS tennis awards

Last Tuesday the Burke County High School tennis team held its awards banquet.  More...

Track season over for Bears

The Burke County Bears boys track team placed 21st overall at the state meet last weekend in Rome.  Damari Kelly finished fourth in the long jump with a distance of 22 feet and 8 inches; Dy’mon Green placed fifth in high jump with a height More...

X-tra Innings summer baseball camp at BCHS

The Burke County High School Bears invite youth boys and girls, aged 6-12, to become better players by participating in their summer camp.  Camp will be held Tuesday- Friday, May 30-June 1, from 6-8 p.m.  Registration is $50 for one child, More...

Obituaries

Robert Wayne Crockett

It is with profound sadness that his family announces the death of Robert Wayne Crockett on May 11, 2017. He will live on through his wife, Linda Drake Crockett, his children, Robert Wayne Crockett, Jr., Claudia Amelia Crockett and James T. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Annual Spring Revival  Bark Camp Missionary Baptist Church will hold its annual Spring Revival at 7:30 p.m. nightly, May 16-18. Guest revivalist will be the Rev. Bobby Williams, Jr. (May 16); the Rev. Michael Thomas, (May 17); the Rev. More...

School News

Faith Christian Academy honor's night

Faith Christian Academy held honors night last Thursday, May 11, at First Baptist Church of Waynesboro. More...

BCHS grad is new principal

A Burke County High School graduate is the new principal of Sumter County Middle School in Americus. More...