October 27, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Georgia Power plans route for new transmission lines

A major electrical artery is being planned to carry power from Plant Vogtle’s proposed units 3 and 4.   More...

News

Legion Post 120 plans golf tourney for Nov. 13

American Legion Post 120 is turning to the greens to raise some green for community programs.   The post will host its second annual American Legion Golf Classic tournament Nov. 13 at the Waynesboro Country Club. More...

Old Blakeney

Early Head Start to host open house

Those interested in seeing what the old Blakeney Elementary School looks like after more than $700,000 worth of renovations will have a chance this weekend.   From 2-4 p.m. More...

Burke County High School to host ‘Apply to College Week’

Burke County High School has been chosen to participate in Georgia’s third annual Apply to College Week.   BCHS was chosen as one of more than 100 high schools to participate in the event, which will be held at the school Nov. 9.   More...

Sports

Bears power past WACO in region showdown

In the most important match up of the regular season, the Bears showed what they were made of last Friday night.   In a come-from-behind win, Burke County High School defeated Washington County 28- 21 in Sandersville. More...

Spartans walk over Wildcats

After racking up 35 first half points, the Edmund Burke Academy Spartans improved to 3-1 in region play last Friday. More...

Playoff Prediction

With just two regular season games left on their schedule, the Edmund Burke Academy Spartans have positioned themselves in third place in Region 1-AA. More...

Fields & Yields

In Georgia Man’s death confirms presence of Africanized honeybees

Last week’s death of an elderly Dougherty County man has been attributed to Africanized honeybees. This fatality confirms the bees’ arrival in Georgia, according to the Georgia Department of Agriculture.   More...

Recipes from Louise

This Halloween you’ll find no tricks here, just tasty treats! And they are as fun to make as they are to eat. More...

Burke County Agricultural and Family & Consumer Science Calendar of Events

Oct. 28 – Master Gardener Meeting – Senior Citizens Center – 6 p.m. More...

Church News

Church News

NECBA   The Noah Ebenezer Central Baptist Association will meet 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 30, with the Rev. Alvin Lewis and Roberson Grove Baptist Church. 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...

Football coach murdered

A recreation department coach and former Bears quarterback was killed after a gunman opened fire at Club Paradise.   Verdre Lamont Scott, 38, died after suffering gunshot wounds to the bicep and head. More...

General Election decided Tuesday

Candidates for federal and state offices, along with three local school board posts will be on the ballot in next Tuesday’s General Election.   More...

Editorial

Vote for the Lord

Editor: In England, Lord Garvagh, running as a liberal candidate in 1832, was greeted with such indifference by the British electorate that he became the first person to poll no votes in the General Election. More...

Vote ‘no’ on amendment

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Dixie Divas

UNLOCKING THE MYSTERY

At Mama’s house, which is now my office, I found a tea   cup filled with keys. Most of them tarn ished but all of them a mystery as to what they could unlock.   More...

For The Record

From the Blotter

Nicotine thieves, take two   Another burglary, more missing Newports. Thieves shattered the front glass window at Jet Food Store last Monday and made off with around $700 worth of cigarettes. More...

Waynesboro Police

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

Burke County Sheriff

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

Obituaries

In loving memory of Richard E. Johnson April 21, 1953 – November 5, 2009

I thought of you with love today but that is nothing new. I thought about you yesterday and the days before that too. I think of you in silence I often speak your name All I have are memories and your picture in a frame. More...

In Memory of Mrs. Cora D. Garner January 1, 1919 – October 30, 2001

It broke our hearts to lose you, But you did not go But you did not go alone,   A part of us went with you,   The day God called you home. More...

Harry Bonner

Mr. Harry Bonner of Waynesboro, Ga., entered into rest on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010, at his residence.   Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 30, at 1 p.m. at Bottsford Spring Baptist Church. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Halloween Treats   The Sportsmen Social Club will give away Halloween candy this Sunday, Oct. 31, 5-7 p.m., in front of Waynesboro Emporium on Liberty Street in Waynesboro. More...

People

Miss Morris to wed Mr. Quick Dec. 18

Dr. and Mrs. Robert Franklin Morris, Jr. of Charleston, S.C. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Anne, to David Bryant (Ryan) Quick, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. David Bryant Quick of Waynesboro. More...

Bella Grace Williams

Jason and Leslie Law Williams of Waynesboro announce the birth of their daughter, Bella Grace, born October 8, 2010 at University Hospital in Augusta.   She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ½ ounces and was 20 ¾ inches long. More...

Class of ‘54

The Class of 1954 met for a “mini reunion” Sept. 11, 2010 at Mobley’s Cafeteria. Class members traveled from New Jersey, Atlanta, Statesboro, Augusta and the Waynesboro vicinity. More...