February 2, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Walmart funds GED scholarships

Waynesboro’s Walmart contributed $1,000 to the Augusta Technical College Foundation to support GED Scholarships for Burke County students. Walmart store manager Steve Moss, middle, presented the check to Ella S. More...

Burke Perk brews business networking

Liberty Street’s newest eatery, Burke Perk Bake Shop and Bistro, hosted Coffee Before Hours last Friday morning. More...

Chamber Connection

This month’s Chamber Connection is provided by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce.  More...

Sports

Lady Bears deny Glenn Hills again

The Lady Bears denied Glenn Hills a win on their own court last week.  Burke County High School’s girls (11-7) defeated Glenn Hills 58-49 in Augusta, picking up their second win over the Lady Spartans this season.  More...

Bears claw past Rebels

The Bears fought until the final seconds to pick up a region win in Hephzibah.  Burke County High School’s boys defeated the Rebels 59-54 last Friday.  More...

Bears defeat three schools in first home event

The Bears didn’t disappoint their fans during the first home event of the season and will give them a chance to see more action this weekend.  On Friday and Saturday, Burke County will host the region tournament at the middle school. More...

Burke Happenings

CPR Class

Enterprise Community Healthy Start will offer CPR class 1-4 p.m., Monday, Feb. 7 at the Burke County Library. The cost is $7 for Heartsaver CPR, which is for individuals who want or need a CPR card for their jobs or themselves. More...

Church News

McElmurray Tabernacle

McElmurray Tabernacle will have its annual Men & Women’s Day program 11 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 6. The Rev. Larry Boyd is the guest evangelist. More...

People

Miss Hundley to wed Mr. Hadley

Bill and Elaine McWhorter of Keysville and Mike and Judy Hundley of Columbia, S.C. More...

Luke Thomas Cooper

Mr. and Mrs. Cary Cooper of Millen proudly announce the birth of their son, Luke Thomas Cooper, on December 28, 2010. He weighed 8 lbs. 4 oz. More...

Brooklyn Sara Holland

Brian and Brandi Holland announce the birth of their daughter, Brooklyn Sara, born Dec. 17, 2010 at University Hospital. She weighed 5 pounds, 2 ounces and was 18 ½ inches long. More...

STARS named at Burke County, EBA

By Anne Marie Kyzer annemariek@thetruecitizen.com T wo of the county’s brightest students have been named as the STAR students at their high schools.  More...

Owner claims police harassment

City council to discuss problems at Club Elite

Waynesboro councilmen say they’ll be examining a pattern of violence at the club where a Waynesboro man was murdered.  “There’s a history of problems at Club Elite,” said councilman Dick Byne, who heads the city’s More...

Editorial

RFD

We have lost another outstanding citizen in our community. Raddie Zittrouer, local real estate agent and appraiser, died last Thursday after a courageous fight against cancer. More...

Other Voices

BRRRRR AGAIN

Two cold winters in a row are hard for this old Southern boy to take. After last year’s frigid winter, I had hoped that this one would be mild, but I guess that’s what happens when Global Warming occurs. More...

Dixie Divas

THINGS I LEARNED FROM ROBERT E. LEE

The other day I ran into General Robert E. Lee, along with his wife, and his arch nemesis, General Ulysses S. Grant.  More...

For The Record

Waynesboro Police

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

Burke County Sheriff

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

From the Blotter

Piped up   More...

Obituaries

In Memory of Ezumer “Shorty” Palmer Oct. 4, 1952-Feb. 5, 2007

It’s been four years now, and we still ask why you had to go away and the answer is still the same, God wanted it that way.  We think of you each and every day. Our love for you will always stay. More...

In Loving Memory of Our Father and Husband, Alvin Hankerson, on His Birthday, Jan. 31

We love you very much and we miss those special moments that we shared with you. Love you forever,  Your wife, Edna  Children: Earnestine, Hillary,  Doris, Evelyn, Loraine, Mattie,  More...

In Loving Memory of Marvin Mobley Sr. April 10, 1916-February 8, 1991

Your presence was an eternal gift that gave us a lifetime of joy and precious memories.  Your absence left a void and sadness that required us to draw strength from thedepths of your souls and commit to “Trust in the Lord with all Thine he More...

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