April 20, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Next year’s curriculum

Rev. Dixon makes plea to
BOE to consider Bible class

Will Burke County High School (BCHS) offer a course on the Bible next school term? Board members seemed to agree the class could be beneficial to the students. More...

Good sports sought for dunkin’ booth

Want to get even More...

News

City council postpones regular meeting to April 25

Waynesboro City Council More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow
Everybody talks about it
Burke County Extension Coordinator

You have heard the old saying More...

Burke County Agricultural Calendar of Events

April 20 Georgia Mountain Beef Cattle Field Day, UGA Mountain Research Center, Blairsville, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. More...

Sports

Bears enter region tournament in strong position

Burke County More...

Bears drop two, Love leads JV to big win

Burke County High School More...

After beating Piedmont

Spartans prepare for state playoffs this week

Last Friday, April 15, the Edmund Burke Academy Spartans (7-5-1) played Piedmont Academy, winning 11-4 in seven innings. EBA competed against Briarwood in a one-inning makeup game yesterday, April 19, after press time. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Sadie Fulcher Coleman

Sadie Fulcher Coleman, a Waynesboro community leader, died peacefully at University Hospital on Sunday, April 17, 2005 at the age of 90, following a brief illness. More...

Mr. Mack Everett Clark

Mack Everett Clark of Girard, 82 passed away on Friday, April 15, 2005 at Burke Medical Center. More...

Mrs. Evelyn B. Wren

Evelyn Bonnell Wren of Alexander, 83, entered into rest Sunday April 17, 2005 at Burke Medical Center. More...

staff photo by bonnie k. taylor

Getting ready for some

Waynesboro leaders are ready to bare the soul of their city after months of preparation. The Georgia Cities Foundation More...

Bank robber finally caught

Christopher Cunningham, one of the men wanted in connection with the March 29 armed robbery of Regions Bank in Waynesboro, has been apprehended. More...

Commissioners honor firefighters for bravery

Four Burke County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) firefighters were presented with certificates and recognized for bravery in the line of duty at a regular meeting of the Burke County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, April 12. More...

Editorial

‘Heart and Soul’

We extend a warm welcome to members of the "Heart and Soul" of Georgia bus tour who are in our city today. More...

The Hole

The September 1, 2004 issue of The True Citizen carried a story about "The Hole", the notorious Cherry Street hangout which has been the site of shootings, stabbings, drug deals and prostitution. More...

RFD

I want to extend a hearty thanks to State Court Judge Jerry Daniel for getting the community service workers back to cleaning road sides. More...

For The Record

In less than a week

Two men shot, another stabbed

Two Waynesboro men were shot on Jones Avenue last Wednesday night and another was stabbed on Sixth Street four days later. More...

From the Blotter

Shoot and run

A Waynesboro woman alerted police last week after two unknown males fired shots into a pair of homes in Briarcliff Trailer Park. More...

Staff photo by Elizabeth Billips

Sheriff

Beverly Mack, a longtime employee of the Burke County Sheriff More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Rabies clinic

Dr. Jim Alexander and Burke County 4-H will have a rabies clinic Saturday, April 23, at several locations across the county. More...

Church News

Bark Camp

The second annual meeting of Bark Camp Baptist Church will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 23, at the old restored Bark Camp Church and cemetery, located four miles north of Midville just off Highway 56. More...

People

Miss Dixon, Mr. Felix

to unite in marriage

Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Daniel DeLaigle of Waynesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Laurie DeLaigle Dixon, to Tony Felix of Millen, son of Aszleen S. Johnson and the late Bob Johnson of Garfield. More...

Miss DeLaigle to wed

Mr. Chance May 14

Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Daniel DeLaigle of Waynesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Leigh Andrea, to Justin Michael Chance of Perkins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Millege Chance. More...

Miss Mathis, Mr. Jones marry April 9

Janie Mathis became the bride of Joseph Jones Sr. 4 p.m. Saturday, April 9, 2005 at St. Clair Missionary Baptist Church. More...