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Keysville to hold festival Saturday

The 22nd annual Come Home to Keysville Day will be celebrated this Saturday.   The festival will kick off with a parade through town at 11 a.m. More...

News

Isakson to hold open office day’

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson has planned an “Open Office Day” in Waynesboro this Thursday, Oct. 7. More...

Sardis adopts unfit housing ordinance

Sardis City Council has been focused on beautifying the city and recently adopted an unfit housing ordinance that will do just that.   More...

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Celebrity Waiter Night is next Thursday

It’s not too late.   There are still a few seats left for next Thursday’s annual Celebrity Waiter Night fundraiser in Downtown Waynesboro.   More...

Sports

Bears slay Spartans at Homecoming

The Bears gave their Homecoming crowd just what they wanted to see last Friday night. Burke County High School’s football team celebrated its 24th homecoming with a 62-18 rout over Glenn Hills of Augusta. More...

Burke County to host Hephzibah Friday

The Bears (3-2, 1-0) will take on their second sub-region opponent Friday night when the Hephzibah Rebels come to town. Kick off in the Bear Den is set for 7:30 p.m. More...

Happy Feet

The Waynesboro-Burke County Recreation Department hosted its annual Soccer Jamboree last Saturday, bringing together 20 teams from Burke and surrounding counties. More...

Obituaries

Willie Lee Oglesby

Willie Lee Oglesby, 69, of Waynesboro, Ga., entered into rest on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, at University Hospital in Aug usta, Ga., after an extended illness.   His mem orial service will be conducted o n Wednesday, Oct. 6 (today), at 1 p.m. More...

Freddie L. Kelly

Mrs. Freddie L. Kelly of Sardis, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, at Burke Medical Center in Waynesboro, Ga.   Her funeral services will be Saturday, Oct. 9 at 1:30 p.m. at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. More...

Pearlie K. Cooper

Mrs. Pearlie K. Cooper of Keysville, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010, at University Hospital in Augusta, Ga. announced at a later date.   Phinazee and Son Funeral Home, 706-554-5500.   More...

Meth lab raided

A man accused of operating a meth lab was jailed after investigators found him hiding in a closet. More...

Childcare program begins in old Blakeney

A dusty, long-unused wing in the old Blakeney Elementary School is now bustling with toddlers at play and the babble of babies. More...

Editorial

What have they learned?

Reprinted from The New York Times   More...

RFD

Forty years already? Last week Roy Chalker Jr. celebrated his fourth decade as The True Citizen’s publisher. That makes him the longest running publisher in the 128-year history of our newspaper. More...

Don Lively

THEM AND US

“Hospitalized with fatigue.” That’s what the headline said about a semi well known singer. Seriously?   Is standing on a stage singing really all that draining? More...

For The Record

Man surrounded, beaten by crowd

A Waynesboro man was hospitalized after being beaten and robbed by approximately 20 young males.   Around 3 a.m. Saturday, the 38-year-old victim was found lying in a Magnolia Acres parking lot. More...

Boyfriend charged with molesting child

Police are looking for a Waynesboro man accused of molesting his live-in girlfriend’s young daughter. More...

From the Blotter

Up in smoke   More...

Fields & Yields

Farm & Home

Recipes from Louise

Cocoa is pure chocolate with about three-quarters of the cocoa butter removed. Cocoa is convenient. You can store it almost indefinitely on your kitchen shelf with no loss of quality or change in appearance, even after the can has been opened.  More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

EBA Alumni Dance   Edmund Burke Academy Alumni Association will hold an Alumni Dance 9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 9, at First Liberty Market in Waynesboro. The Hushpuppies will provide entertainment. The charge is $10 per person. More...

Church News

Church News

Phillip Grove   Phillip Grove Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 43rd youth church anniversary 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 10. More...

Legals

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