December 15, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

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Scene's from Waynesboro Jaycee's Christmas Parade 2010

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Firefighters, law enforcement officers of the year honored

They risk their lives each time they get a call.   But all too often, the ones who put the most on the line get the least recognition. More...

Corrections

In the photo of the Ray DeLaigle Bridge dedication on the front page of last week’s True Citizen, Belinda Baker was mistakenly named as Belinda Wasden. The True Citizen regrets this error.   More...

Sports

Lady Bears unblemished

The Lady Bears picked up two more wins this week to improve to 3-0 for the season.   Burke County High School’s girls basketball team defeated Greenbrier 62-45 and Swainsboro 59-56.   More...

Turkey Creek Field Trial results

Turkey Creek held its annual fall field trial on December 3-4 at the Danny and Rose Kent farm outside of Waynesboro. Fifty-eight dogs made for a full two days with handlers from Georgia, Indiana and Kentucky.   More...

Fees on hunting and fishing license purchases to decrease

Some of the transaction fees for recreational licenses are being reduced, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

NAACP   The Burke County Branch of the NAACP will have its monthly meeting 9 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 18, at Mt. Olive AME Church, located at 537 West Seventh Street in Waynesboro.   More...

Church News

Church News

Bark Camp   The annual Christmas service will be held 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 16, at Bark Camp Church, located off Highway 56 north of Midville.   Michael Bright will be featured in concert, and the Rev. More...

People

Recipes from Louise

Throughout most times of the year we complain about eating “the same old thing” for dinner, but from Thanksgiving through New Year’s we seem to revel in the traditional dishes that we make for our family and friends.   More...

Residents oppose BOE tax hike

A group of residents asked the Burke County Board of Education to reconsider the two-mil property tax increase proposed by the board on November 29. More...

Pedestrian killed on Highway 23

A Girard woman was struck and killed by a car while walking down the middle of a state highway.   Wendy Michelle Kelly, 23, died around 4:20 p.m. last Thursday as she walked on Highway 23 toward Augusta.   More...

Editorial

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Don Lively

SPACEBOOK, MYFACE AND THE WWW

It was creepy. Not scary exactly, just sort of unsettling. After all, I’m just a simple Southern boy who still doesn’t understand how you can send a written document through a phone line, i.e., a fax, so the story disturbed me a mite. More...

Looking Back

10 years ago: December 13, 2000   George W. Fryhofer was honored for his 37 years of service as Judge of the State Court of Burke County. He was scheduled to retire at the end of the month. More...

For The Record

Teen charged with statutory rape

A 15-year-old Midville boy has been charged with statutory rape following the death of a prematurely born infant.   More...

Waynesboro Police

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Waynesboro Police Department for the past week:   Friday, Dec. 3   • Willie James Herndon, 53, of Savannah Avenue, Waynesboro, was arrested for probation violation. More...

Burke County Sheriff

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

Obituaries

PSG Janson J. Creager (Ret.)

PSG Janson J. Creager (Ret.), 81, of Augusta, Ga., entered into rest on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 at his residence surrounded by his family.   Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. More...

Rhina Lee Crawford, 101, dies on Dec. 11

Mrs. Rhina Lee Crawford, 101, of Waynesboro, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010, at her residence.   Funeral services will be Saturday, Dec. 18 at New Birth Missionary Church with Rev. Nedenia Barber officiating. More...

Wendy Kelly

Miss Wendy Kelly, 23, of Waynesboro, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010.   Funeral services will be Saturday, Dec. 18 at noon at Smith Chapel AME Zion Church in Girard, Ga. Interment will be in the church cemetery. More...

Legals

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