December 22, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

HELP FILL A STOCKING

Send donations to: Jaycees’ Empty Stocking Fund   P.O. Box 378 Waynesboro, GA 30830 This week: $15,289.06   More...

News

Longleaf pine initiative offered to landowners

Applications must be received by January 7, 2011   Burke County landowners have until Jan. 7 to take advantage of $5 million available to Georgia for managing and restoring longleaf pine.   More...

WPS second graders build gingerbread houses

Waynesboro Primary School second grade teacher Leslie Hathcoat invited parents to build and decorate gingerbread houses with their kids. More...

Angel Tree Ministry

With the generosity of Waynesboro Primary School’s faculty and staff, Capital City Bank, U.S. More...

For The Record

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From the Blotter

In the dumps   Burke County deputies are dealing with more discarded bodies.   Last week, they were called to Ben Bargeron Road in Sardis where a dead calf was left on the roadside. More...

Waynesboro Police

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Waynesboro Police Department for the past week:   Wednesday, Dec. 15   • Ronnie S. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Recycle your tree   Bring a Christmas tree for the chipper to Georgia Power, located at 642 Woodland Road in Waynesboro. Sponsored by the citizens of Georgia Power.   NAACP   More...

Church News

McElmurray

McElmurray Tabernacle Baptist Church will have Watch Night Services 10 p.m., Friday, Dec. 31. The Rev. Charles N. Utley will be the guest evangelist.   Johnson Grove   More...

People

In Memory

Happy Birthday Montress N. Owens (Sweet Baby Kate) Dec. 27 We love you, we miss you, we just want to say, “Happy Birthday.”   We know every day is your birthday in heaven. May God grant you your wish!!! More...

Legals

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-478- NOTICE OF SALE UNDER POWER GEORGIA, BURKE COUNTY   THIS LAW FIRM IS ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT   A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED   WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.   More...

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Feds still investigating

Pilot learned to parachute 4 days before crash

The Lithonia pilot who wrecked his plane near Saxon Road was trained to parachute just four days before he bailed out in Burke County. More...

Fatal accident may have been caused by medical emergency

Deputies believe a Keysville man had a medical emergency seconds before his fatal accident on Story Mill Road.   Erby “Jacky” Minyard, 68, was driving to work around 5:40   m. More...

BOE backs off tax hike; raises rate by one mil

Property taxes are going up but not as much as initially proposed.   More...

Editorial

CHRISTMAS 2010

Another Christmas is almost here. I have asked myself, “How will I celebrate Christmas this year? Will I celebrate Christmas once again with an attitude of self indulgence, or will I celebrate with an attitude of giving”? More...

Georgia Family Council

TACKLING PRIORITIES

No one could confuse me with a Florida Gator fan, but even I was impressed and moved by the decision made earlier this week by Urban Meyer, their outstanding football coach.   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

Bears start wrestling season with wins

Burke County High School’s wrestling team is off to a strong start, claiming 7 victories so far.   Since their first match Nov. More...

Lady Bears remain undefeated on court

The Lady Bears continued a winning streak last week to mark their best start in years. More...

Young Spartans place second at Christmas tourney

Edmund Burke Academy hosted its’ first ever middle school Christmas basketball tournament last weekend, and the Spartans nearly pulled off a championship.   More...

Obituaries

Erby G. Minyard Jr.

Graveside Services for Mr. Erby G. Minyard, Jr., 68, of Story Mill Road, Waynesboro, Ga., who entered into rest Dec. 17, 2010, will be conducted Wednesday afternoon (today) at 2 o’clock in the Burke Memorial Gardens.   The Rev. More...

Gale Edenfield

Gale Edenfield, 68, of Gracewood, Ga., entered into rest on Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010, at East Central Regional Hospital.   The memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. More...

In Loving Memory Of Johnny Paul Jones Jr. Dec. 22, 1985-May 20, 2008

Happy Birthday, Daddy! We’ve never spoken but I hear you. You’ve never held me but I feel you. I’ve never seen you but I know you. Happy Birthday in Heaven.   I Love You,   Your Son, Christian Jabari Davis   More...