April 19, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Frog Wallow this Saturday

With over 40 vendors this year, the Frog Wallow Fun Fest is at its largest and has something to offer everyone in the family Saturday, April 22. More...

News

Local group takes hard look at education here

A local group of citizens plans to do more than complain about the education of Burke County youngsters. They want solutions. More...

Waynesboro Optimist Club Series Education: Where We Are and Where We Need to Be

Johnica Mitchell Rudolph Falana Dr. Terry Nelson Open Forum More...

Georgia businesses welcome home Georgia's National Guard

In mid-April, the Georgia National Guard's 48th Infantry Brigade will be coming home from Iraq. More...

Sports

EBA golf team on winning streak

The Edmund Burke golf team (30-4-1) competed in a golf match against John Hancock Academy, Briarwood Academy, and Brentwood High School Monday, March 27. More...

Spartans to compete in region track meet

Edmund Burke Academy competed in a six team track meet at Briarwood Academy Wednesday, March 29. More...

EBA girls place 1st in region play

The Edmund Burke Academy tennis teams competed in the Region 1-AA Tennis Tournament last Wednesday, Apr. 12 in Milledgeville. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Sandra M. Rodgers

FUNERAL HOMES WAYNESBORO Mrs. Sandra Marie Alsobrook Rodgers, 65, of Waynesboro died Tuesday, March 21, 2006 at her residence. More...

Mr. Walter Cecil Lariscy

Mr. Walter Lariscy, age 57, of Sylvania died Thursday, April 13, 2006. More...

In Memoriam

IN MEMORY OF CHARLES CLEVE DIXON, April 19, 1981 March 24, 1995 I had a dream last night that you and I were walking along a pond and talking about how your life was now, for me not to worry anymore and let you go. But I told you that I could not. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Shrine Club BBQ The Annual Shrine Club Barbeque will be 4-7 p.m., Saturday, April 22 at the Shrine Club. More...

Church News

Bark Camp Bark Camp Church will hold its annual meeting Saturday, April 22 at 11 a.m. More...

School News

BCHS Chorus receives high marks at festival

From Staff Reports The Burke County High School Chorus received straight Superior ratings from all four judges at the District 10 Georgia Music Educators Association Choral Festival recently held in Thomson. More...

Kiss That Goat!

The teacher cried, "I don't want to do it. More...

Midville class reunion slated for April 28

A Midville Class Reunion for all former students of any Midville schools will be held Friday, April 28 at McKinney's Pond with social hour beginning at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. More...

Location announced for proposed reactors at Vogtle

Those holding their breath for a Plant Vogtle announcement had better go ahead and exhale. More...

Coroner resigns citing health reasons

By Elizabeth Billips True Citizen Associate Editor

Burke County Coroner Craig Kennedy turned in his resignation Friday, nearly 32 months shy of finishing his four-year term. More...

Local woman marks a century

One century ago, Theodore Roosevelt was president, Ford's Model T was yet to be introduced and Mattie Bell Green Walker was born in her family's home in Girard. More...

Editorial

A bold step

The Waynesboro Optimist Club is taking some bold steps toward solving some tough problems facing a large segment of our young people. More...

A sad chapter ends

The guilty verdict last week in the murder trial of Amy Walden brought to a close a sad chapter in the lives of many of our friends and neighbors. More...

Looking Back

10 Years Ago: April 18, 1996 U.S. Senator Paul Coverdell spoke to a group of local citizens at the Burke County Airport. More...

For The Record

Fight leads to drug bust on Tucker Avenue

Police recovered nearly $1,000 in an unexpected drug bust after officers broke up a fight. More...

From the Blotter

Tooth and nail Deputies were called to Burke County High School last Tuesday morning after a motorist bit a campus police officer. More...

Clarification

In the April 5 edition of The True Citizen, an arrest listed in the "For the Record" section identified a local man charged with battery and cruelty to children in the third degree as Willie Dukes, 50, of Waynesboro. More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

MONITOR PONDS FOR ALGAE

As spring rolls around there are many topics I need to address. But one I feel needs immediate attention is bringing awareness to pond owners and users about current algae growth. More...

Home & Garden Tips

APRIL BRINGS CARPENTER BEES TO CHEW HOLES IN HOME

This family of bees has a number of species, all with pretty much the same biology. You may have started seeing a series of behaviors in these bees, culminating in a matingand egg-laying process. The unfortunate part of this is that it More...

Recipes from Louise

You can enjoy leftover hardcooked eggs after Easter by using these delicious recipes. More...

People

Oriental Affair

The red carpet was rolled out for more than 200 couples who attended Burke County High School's prom Saturday night. This year's theme was "An Oriental Affair," and couples dined on a buffet of Oriental cuisine and danced to the tunes of a DJ. More...

Miss Alderman to marry Mr. Payton on June 10

Rev. and Mrs. Keith W. Alderman of Waynesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Ruth, to Jason Keith Payton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerrell K. Payton of Lizella. More...

Hollie Mayhall, Mark DuMars wed

Hollie Mayhall became the bride of Mark DuMars on April 1, 2006 at The Little Church of the West, Las Vegas, Nevada. More...