August 2, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Burke added to federal lawsuit

In the legal muck surrounding Georgia's new sex offender law, one thing is perfectly clear ... Burke County will have to open its wallet. More...

Timeline

June 20 - Class action lawsuit challenging bus stop provision is filed Southern Center for Human Rights and the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia. More...

News

Primary runoff elections to be held Tuesday, Aug. 8

Advance voting July 31-Aug.4

Republicans and Democrats must return to the polls for runoff elections resulting from close races in July's general primaries. More...

Grocery store employees value first-hand look at local farm

About two dozen city dwellers made the trek to Waynesboro last week to enjoy a day on the farm. More...

Local crops still need more rain

Although some Burke County farmland received another dousing over the weekend, the rains must continue for crops to survive summer marked with high temperatures and little moisture. More...

Sports

Under the Helmet

Under the Helmet is a series of player profiles for the 2006 Burke County Bears football team. The kids we pull for every Friday night in the fall are all too often known for their accomplishments or failures on the field. More...

Cheer camp held at BCHS

More than 80 future cheerleaders gathered last week at Burke County High School for the cheerleading squad's first cheer camp. More...

Former BCHS athlete uses talent for charity

A former Burke County High School football player and martial arts champion is using his talents for charity. More...

Fields & Yields

In the Furrow

Georgia's Hay Situation Hay production and summer grazing pastures are key components to cattle production in More...

Burke County Agricultural Calendar of Events

August 7 - Cotton Variety Meeting, Steve Bailey Farm, 6:30 p.m., Bailey Rd., Vidette. More...

Home & Garden Tips

Planting Mondo Grass Mondo grass, also known as monkey grass (Ophiopogon Japonicus), is an evergreen, sodforming perennial. The plants are tufted, grasslike and 8 to 16 More...

People

People in the News

Christy Mylar Christy Godbee Mylar recently graduated with a master's degree of physician assistant studies from the University of More...

School News

Back to School Bits

BURKE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD Superintendent: More...

Waynesboro Primary/ Blakeney Elementary Bus # More...

Students say goodbye to summer

Children across the county only have a few days left to sleep in and enjoy homeworkfree nights as the summer break comes to a close. More...

Fake twenties thrown into crowded club

Police believe someone threw counterfeit twenties into a crowded club last week, resulting in fake bills circulating through Waynesboro restaurants and stores. More...

Veterans Memorial Parkway to be dedicated Aug. 8

Gov. Perdue to attend

The Highway 25 bypass will have a new name come next Tuesday with the dedication of Veterans Memorial Parkway. More...

Editorial

Worth keeping

Providing our senior citizens one good meal a day is a program worthy of the continued support of the Burke County Commission. More...

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RFD

By Bonnie K. Taylor General Manager The True Citizen More...

For The Record

Former policeman arrested again

A former Sardis policeman has been arrested for molesting another child. More...

Man passes off counterfeit money order to dealership

A Waynesboro man duped a local car dealership out of nearly $900. More...

From the Blotter

Tanks for the gas A patron drove away from a local convenience store, taking the gas hose along as a souvenir. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Shelby Greiner Kelly

Shelby Greiner Kelly, 65, entered into rest Saturday, July 29, 2006 at the Medical College of Georgia. More...

Mrs. Mary Ida Jones Harper

Mary Ida Jones Harper, 97, of Midville died Thursday, July 27, 2006 at her residence after a brief illness. More...

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Lively Johnson

Mary Elizabeth Lively Johnson, 93, went home to heaven July 26, 2006. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Kid Idol Sonic will hold a kid idol competition 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5. The winner will receive More...

Church News

Church News

Red Hill Red Hill Baptist Church will continue revival services through Friday, Aug. 4, at 7:30 nightly. More...

These Burke County churches invite you to attend services and these merchants take pride in presenti ng this inspirational message:

Bark Camp Missionary Baptist Church Bark Camp is located at 1327 Magruder Rd. near Midville. Sunday School begins at 10:30 a.m. followed by worship at 11:15 1st & 3rd Sunday. Bible study begins at 7 p.m. on Tues. Pastor: Rev. Chavas Boyd. More...