August 11, 2010 RSS feed / News

Moviegoers to get blindsided

Burke County movie buffs will be blindsided this weekend. More...

Demolition hearing for “The Hole” postponed

Waynesboro officials will have to wait two more weeks to find out if they can raze what’s left of “The Hole.”   Monday afternoon, Municipal Judge Percy Blount postponed a decision on the city’s request to tear down the More...

You Said It

Excluding clothes, how much money did you spend on school supplies this year (per child)?   $100-$150 – 32% $150-$200 – 13% $200-$250 – 9% More than $250 – 19% Less than $50 – 28% More...

Burglar tracked by homeowner gets five years

A burglar who was chased down by the homeowner was sent to prison.   Malcolm Jamal Kelly, 20, pleaded guilty Monday to one count of burglary for the 2008 break-in on Hadden Pond Road. More...

Wanted in Burke

Beginning this week, The True Citizen will publish photographs of persons wanted on outstanding arrest warrants. This section is a joint effort by The True Citizen and Burke County law enforcement agencies. More...

Superior Court jurors to report

Jurors have been drawn for the April 2010 term of Superior Court criminal/civil session with Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet presiding.   Jurors are to report 10 a.m., Monday, Aug. 16. More...

At Magnolia Springs Camp Lawton discoveries to be revealed Aug. 18

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and Georgia Southern Univer- sity will hold a public open house at Group Shelter 2 at Magnolia Springs State Park from 1-5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18.   More...

Research data on crops to be featured at field day

From bio-fuel crops to insect management, the latest findings in agricultural research will be presented next week in Burke County. More...

GIVE AND GET

Spread the goodwill by bringing non-perishable food items to the park. Donations will help stock the food pantry at First United Methodist Church, and contributors will receive a coupon for free popcorn. More...

Advocacy group sues over Vogtle loan guarantee

A clean energy advocacy group has filed suit against the U.S. Department of Energy for not making public details of the $8.3 billion loan guarantee for the expansion of Plant Vogtle. More...

‘Prayer over the Schools’ is Saturday, Aug. 14

The annual Prayer over the Schools will be held this Saturday, August 14 at 8 a.m.   Participants will meet in front of the Burke County Sheriff’s Office and prayer walk to the schools in teams.   More...

4-Hers win state honors

State 4-H Congress competition held recently Atlanta decided the best in the state in 4- H, and Burke County can join that circle of winners this year.   More...

Chief Allen attends training conference

Waynesboro Police Chief Karl E. Allen took part in the 2010 Annual Summer Training Conference sponsored by the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police. More...

Woman says police violated her rights

A Waynesboro woman accused of shoplifting claims she was robbed of her reputation and a month of her life. More...

Looking Back

10 years ago: Aug. 9, 2000   Jerry Daniel defeated Ed Grunewald in a runoff to fill the State Court Judge seat vacated by George W. Fryhofer. More...

Workshop to shed light on historic tax credits

Waynesboro officials have slated a workshop to teach residents how to take advantage of state and federal tax incentives for historic rehabilitation projects. More...