October 13, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Homecoming hype

Edmund Burke Academy celebrated Homecoming last week, which was capped off with the crowning of the 2010 Homecoming Queen at halftime of last Friday night’s football game. More...

Councilmen to hold Town Hall Meeting

Waynesboro councilmen representing Ward 2 will hold a Town Hall Meeting, 6:30 p.m., on Wednesday, Oct. 27. More...

Correction

Last week’s story about Edmund Burke Academy’s 50th anniversary should have listed Lamar Murray as the football team’s first quarterback and Bob Phillips as halfback. The True Citizen regrets this error.   More...

For The Record

Foul play not suspected in death of Girard woman

GBI agents were called in to investigate the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a Girard woman, but investigators say they no longer suspect foul play. More...

From the Blotter

Workin’ on the railroad   Two Burke County men were jailed for stealing metal from Norfolk Southern Railway. More...

Mother charged after throwing brick into car

A Waynesboro mother faces criminal charges after she allegedly injured another woman by hurling a brick into her vehicle.   More...

Obituaries

Carolyn “Lyn” Law Day

Carolyn “Lyn” Law Day, age 64, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010.   Lyn was originally from Millen, Ga., but spent many years in Waynesboro raising her family. She had been a resident of St. Simons Island for the last 16 years. More...

Pearlie M. Cooper

Mrs. Pearlie Mae Cooper of Keysville, Ga., wife of Watson Cooper Sr. entered into eteranl rest on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010 at University Hospital in Augsuta, Ga.   Funeral services will be Saturday, Oct. 16, at 2 p.m. More...

Ellie F. Myers

Ellie Finch Myers, age 65, of Girard, Ga., passed away Oct. 6, 2010 at her residence in Girard.   Funeral services were Saturday, Oct. 9, at 11 a.m. at Thompson Strickland-Waters Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Karen Zeigler officiating. 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...

A turnaround

Police say swift action at Pecan Grove has turned neighborhood around

Last month, she was on the verge of leaving her home in the Pecan Grove subdivision.   Her car was broken into, burglars tried to get into her house twice and drug deals and gunshots were regular occurrences. More...

Plant Vogtle expansion

Opponents strong in numbers at meeting

Opponents of expansion at Plant Vogtle offered scientific evidence, quoted scripture and even broke out in song during a public meeting last week in Waynesboro.   The U.S. More...

Editorial

Looking Back

10 years ago: Oct. 11, 2000   The First Union Bank in Waynesboro was purchased by Capital City Bank Group, Inc., based in Tallahassee, Florida.   More...

Don Lively

THE HANG OUT

Apparently, football practice sessions are much different now than they were during those long ago autumn days of my youth. More...

We welcome your letters

Letters to the editor of The True Citizen are welcomed and encouraged. These are pages of opinion, yours and ours.   Letters to the editor voice the opinions of the newspaper’s readers. More...

Sports

On a roll Bears collect third straight win

The Bears have momentum on their side as they dig deeper into their region schedule. More...

Bears travel to Cross Creek Friday

They’re on the road again.   After three weekends at home, Burke County will travel to Cross Creek High School in south Augusta on Friday for their next Region 3S-AAA match-up.   Kick off is set for 7:30 p.m. More...

LISTEN IN LIVE

For those who can’t make the trip to Augusta, the game will be broadcast on the radio and over the Internet. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Monday Night   Football   A night of football, food, cards and fun will be held 8 p.m.-until every Monday night at the American Legion Post 270. Admission is free. Must be 25 or older to attend.   Help needy families   More...

Church News

Church News

Renaissance Mass   Choir   The Renaissance Mass Choir will rehearse the second and fourth Saturdays of each month, 5 p.m., at Watkinsville Baptist Church in Waynesboro. More...

People

Conservation programs

Deadline approaches for EQIP, WHIP applications

Applications from landowners hoping to participate in the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) or Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program   WHIP) are due November 19.   More...

Recipes from Louise

Pumpkins are the symbols of fall harvest and Halloween. They are most plentiful during the months of October, November, and December. They are used not only to make Halloween jack-o-lanterns, but also to make nutritious additions to our fall meals. More...