November 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Veterans to be honored

Those who served will be honored.   On Veteran’s Day this Thursday, American Legion Post 120 will pay tribute to the men and women who served this country.   The program will begin at 11 a.m. at the South Liberty Street post. More...

News

Clark graduates from Georgia Academy for Economic Development

A local educator has completed the 2010 Region Seven Multi-Day Training Program. More...

Best Office celebrates 10 years

In 10 years, they’ve gone from a card table for an office to a customer base that spans nearly the width of the state.   Waynesboro-based Best Office Solutions celebrated that growth as well as their anniversary last week.   More...

Looking Back

10 years ago: November 8, 2000   By a vote of 3,018 to 2,100, voters approved a 1 cent Special Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST). More...

For The Record

Boyfriend indicted for toddler’s injuries

A Waynesboro man accused of inflicting critical head injuries on a 21-month-old toddler has been indicted by a grand jury.   More...

Wanted in Burke

Full Story

Man gets prison for choking girlfriend; threatening deputies

A Burke County man was sent to prison for choking his girlfriend on the roadside after she refused to let him drive drunk. More...

Obituaries

Theo Thomas Sowell

Theo Thomas Sowell, 70, of Waynesboro, Ga., entered into rest Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010. Born in Jenkins County on Nov. 26, 1939, he was a son of the late Alex Sowell and Cleo Sowell. He was in fellowship at Burkehaven Chapel for 21 years.   More...

Sidney Wright

Mr. Sidney Wright of 1202 Hale St., Waynesboro, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010, at Burke Medical Center in Waynesboro.   Funeral services will be announced at a later date. Phinazee and Son Funeral Home, 706-554-5500. More...

Agnes P. Holt

Mrs. Agnes Phyllis Holt of Augusta, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010, at University Hospital in Augusta.   Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 13, at 1 p.m. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Toastmasters   The Waynesboro Toastmasters Club will meet 5 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 14, at Westminster Presbyterian Church. The club welcomes guests interested in improving communication and leadership skills. More...

People

Miss Petro to marry Mr. Henshall Dec. 12

Mr. and Mrs. James R. Petro of Waynesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Shay Tinsley, to Bill Henshall, son of the late Joy Lanier Henshall of Lubbock, Texas and the late William A. Henshall Sr. (Laverne) of San Antonio, Texas.   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...

REGION CHAMPS

Burke County High School head football coach Eric Parker and his players celebrate after clinching the Region 3-AAA championship with a 27-9 win over Thomson. For the full story, see page 10. More...

Blythe man jailed for stealing trophy buck

A Blythe man is in trouble over a buck.   Saturday afternoon, a Burke County deputy was flagged down by members of the Briar Creek Hunting Club after a trophy buck disappeared from the cleaning rack.   More...

Editorial

Other Voices

ANOTHER UNFORGETTABLE CHARACTER

Sardis has never been overrun with immigrants either legal or illegal. There are probably a few immigrants in our area today, but in the early 1900’s there were few non-English speakers in Burke County. More...

Letter to the Editor

Thanks for supporting SPLOST   Editor:   The Mayor and City Council of Waynesboro would like to take this opportunity to thank all of its citizens for supporting SPLOST.   More...

Dixie Divas

DELIVERING MAGIC ON ORDINARY DAYS

When I had the privilege of delivering a keynote address to the National Association of Postmasters of the United States (NAPUS) in Anchorage, Alaska, I spoke on the joy that comes in the form of a card or letter.   More...

Sports

Bears claim Region 3-AAA championship

When Burke County hired Eric Parker as head football coach four years ago, Board of Education members said they wanted more region trophies in their case. More...

Bears to host Crisp Co. in first round

It’s playoff time and the Bears will welcome Crisp County for the first round of state on Friday.   Kick off is set for 7:30 p.m. and tickets may be purchased in advance at Burke County High School.   Burke County, the No. More...

Pride of Burke County lives up to name

Burke County High School’s marching band, The Pride of Burke County, was named the Class AAA champion of the Georgia Marching Band Series in the series finals last Saturday. More...

Fields & Yields

4-H Dairy Show Team competes in Georgia National Fair

The Burke County 4-H Dairy Show Team competed at the Georgia National Fair Oct. 8-17 in both the commercial and registered dairy cattle shows. More...

4-H Forestry Teams win big

The Burke County 4-H Forestry Junior and Senior teams took top honors at the Georgia-Carolina Exchange Club Fair in Augusta. More...

Recipes from Louise

A traditional Thanksgiving meal usually includes turkey, dressing, and cranberry sauce. But, what about those side dishes? More...

Church News

Church News

Piney Grove   Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have its Family & Friends Day 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 14.   The Rev. Junior Harris and Bark Camp Baptist Church will be special guests. More...

School News

Youth of the Month

Waynesboro Exchange Club members honored Youth of the Month recipients for the first three months of the school year. The club awards a senior from Burke County High School and Edmund Burke Academy each month of More...

FFA recognized

Burke County High School FFA was recognized as a two-star chapter for the National FFA Organization in Indianapolis during the national convention. More...

BCMS Cubs with Character

Burke County Middle School named the following students “Cubs with Character” for the month of October. More...