April 6, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Sex Offender Definitions

Child Molestation

A person commits the offense of child molestation when he or she does any immoral or indecent act to or in the presence of or with any child under the age of 16 years with the intent to arouse or satisfy the sexual desires of either the child or the More...

News

’Boro Beach Blast

Summer fashion show for pooches to headline event

The dog days of summer are still months away More...

State school superintendent tours Burke County public schools

From Staff Reports

"These are by far the best kept facilities we have seen." This was the first of many observations made by State School Superintendent Kathy Cox upon her visit to Burke County schools Wednesday, March 30. More...

Burke County’s unemployment rises slightly

By Roy F. Chalker Jr. More...

For The Record

Man arrested for possession of illegal drugs at motel

A Waynesboro man was arrested at a local motel Saturday, April 2, after 72 grams of cocaine and other drug paraphernalia were found in his possession. More...

Willie Palmer

Death sentence case overturned

A Burke County native who is on death row for murdering his estranged wife and step-daughter has had his conviction overturned. More...

Man arrested for hindering police officers

A Waynesboro man was arrested on two counts of willfully obstructing or hindering a law enforcement officer after Waynesboro police officers responded to a case of battery at the Jet Food Store. More...

Fields & Yields

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow
Spring crop update
BurkeCounty Extension Coordinator

Winter is officially behind us and spring has arrived. This year thus far, spring arrived not only by the calendar, but also with the weather. Near or above 80 degree days have definitely brought thoughts of no more freezes to mind. More...

Murder suspect killed by FBI

A 19-year-old California man wanted for murder and attempted murder was shot and killed by an FBI agent in north Burke County Monday, April 4, after struggling with a Georgia State Patrol (GSP) trooper. More...

Child molesters

If convicted sex offender John Evander Couey, 46, had been living in Georgia, the murder of 9-year-old Jessica Lunsford might not have been solved so quickly. More...

26 sexual offenders reside in Burke

Six sex offenders have been added to Burke County More...

Editorial

Masters week

If the weather cooperates, the Masters Tournament usually coincides with the time of year when our community is at its colorful best. This year should be no exception. More...

Looking Back 10 Years Ago: April 6, 1995

Dr. Frank Carter announced that Dr. Johnny F. Christian would be joining his family medicine practice at 300 Jones Avenue. More...

RFD

It's official! You can now read The True Citizen on-line in its entirety after midnight on Tuesday, before the newspaper rolls off the press around 7 a.m. Wednesday. More...

Sports

Bears pick up three wins before break

Burke County picked up three big wins last week including a pair of sub-region victories over Richmond Hill. The Bears are off this week for spring break. More...

EBA girls’ tennis team ends regular season undefeated

The Edmund Burke Academy tennis teams (6-0-1) played their last two regular season matches last week, winning both. More...

Game called in the sixth

Spartans tie Briarwood

Last Tuesday, March 29, the Spartans played the Briarwood Buccaneers, tying them 4-4 in six innings. More...

Obituaries

Obituary

Mrs. Inez DeLaigle Peters

Inez DeLaigle Peters, age 82, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on March 29, 2005, at University Hospital. A native of Waynesboro, Georgia, Mrs. More...

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People

Allen awarded Gibson scholarship

From Staff Reports

The Office of Student Support Services at Morris College located in Sumter, SC recently announced that Carlton Allen of Waynesboro, a sophomore elementary education major, has been awarded a $1,000 academic scholarship in the name of Lottie B. More...

In Dublin

Former resident named Black Festival

William Smith, a former Burke County resident, has been making great strides in Laurens County as the executive director of Dublin-Laurens County Teen Court for the past six years. More...

People in the News

Robert Gatliff

Waynesboro resident Robert Gatliff, a fourth-year medical student at Mercer University School of Medicine, recently announced that he will begin a residency program at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah next year. More...