September 8, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Area Governor visits Toastmasters

The Waynesboro Toastmasters Club welcomed Area Governor Deborah Collier to their meeting Aug. 22. Collier represents Area 53, Division F, Georgia District 14. More...

People in the News

Travis I. Gaskins Smith   Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Travis I. Gaskins Smith graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. More...

Mowed

A drunk driver found himself in a precarious position when he landed on top of some farming equipment in front of Burke Truck and Tractor. More...

Sports

That’s all folks

  Sam Story recently spotted this hog while driving a combine in one of his peanut fields. Although the exact size of the hog is not known, Story had to shoot it over 30 times with his .22 rifle.   More...

Spartans nearly pull off huge upset

Fans at Edmund Burke’s football game last Friday almost saw the upset of the season.   Top AAA school Westfield traveled from Perry to Rogers Field last Friday with hopes of putting up big numbers against the Spartans. More...

Lady Spartans even record to 2-

Edmund Burke’s softball team has evened up their record for the season after defeating Curtis Baptist last week 12-6. Eight Lady Spartans picked up hits during the win, combining for 14 total hits as a team. More...

Church News

Church News

Antioch Rock Creek   Antioch Rock Creek Missionary Baptist Church’s Pastor’s Aid Ministry will host a Family & Friends Day 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 11. Dinner will be served. The Rev. Dr. David Kemp Sr. is pastor. More...

School News

EBA student serves on HOBY’s Junior Staff

Hallie Murray recently served on the Junior Staff at the Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar held on the campus of Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus. More...

Legals

Legal Advertising

ATTENTION   While The True Citizen seeks to avoid any error, it shall not be liable for any error or omission in an advertisement except to refund the cost of the advertisement or to rerun the advertisement at the customer’s election. More...

WPD officer is arrested for racing

Georgia State Troopers have more questions than answers when it comes to a drag racing accident that landed a 15- year-old in the hospital and a Waynesboro police officer in jail. More...

County awarded $500,000 for special needs center

Burke County will receive $500,000 in grant funding to improve a local training facility for mentally disabled residents. More...

Editorial

Dixie Divas

TAKING MY OWN ADVICE

If you’re like me, you probably enjoy handing out advice,   both solicited and uns olicitedAfterall, those of us who have vast life exp eriences owe it to those with less experience to share our wisdom.   Don’t you agree? More...

Don Lively

EASY TO LOCATE

“I can‘t find it,” my friend insisted. “What map are you using?” I was feigning helpfulness. “A Rand-McNally Road Atlas.”   “Well, no wonder,” I said. More...

RFD

Don’t forget about Movies Under the Stars Friday night dark in the city park. William Mizell Ford has graciously sponsored another community event for all of to enjoy.   It is a heart-touching movie all will like. More...

For The Record

Real Estate News

Burke County property transfers for August 2010. The date indicates when the transaction was recorded in the Burke County Clerk’s office.   • Sidney C. Cox to Guy Franklin Lane, Aug. More...

Waynesboro Police

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Waynesboro Police Department for the past week:   Sunday, Aug. More...

Burke County Sheriff

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Burke County Sheriff’s Office for the past week:   Monday, Aug. More...

Obituaries

William “Bill” Joseph Johnson Sr.

William “Bill” Joseph Johnson Sr. of Waynesboro, Ga., passed away Sunday, September 5, 2010.   More...

George “Billy” Thomas Friese

George “Billy” Thomas Friese passed away after a brief illness with lung cancer on Sept. 7, 2010.   Born Aug. 19, 1931, he was preceded in death by his wife, Wynonia D. Friese; a son Danny Friese; and a daughter, Wanda.   More...

Elise McKinney Moody

Elise McKinney Moody, age 89, of Hazlehurst, Ga., died Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010.   Mrs. Moody was born Oct. More...