March 23, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Starring “Doug and the Henrys” Outdoor concert slated for April 1

Get out your lawn chairs and picnic baskets. More...

Labor Department seeks college interns

The Georgia Department of Labor is offering internships to college juniors and seniors, as well as technical college students in their final semester.  More...

Of finance committee

Tinley named chair

Burke County Commissioner Henry Tinley has a new job. He is now chairman of the board’s finance committee.  Board chairman Wayne Crockett picked Tinley for the job last week. More...

Sports

Undefeated Bears stay on top of region

The Bears are lonely at the top now.  Burke County High School’s baseball team knocked off their competition for the top spot in the region last week.  They defeated Cross Creek 7- 4 and Washington County 5-1 to secure the first place More...

Burke County track teams pick up top finishes

Last week was good for Burke County High School in track and field.  Last Tuesday, the Bears and Lady Bears hosted Evans High School and came away with team wins and plenty of first place finishes. More...

Burke County sinks wins on golf course

Burke County High School’s golf teams picked up wins on the golf course last week.  The Lady Bears won matches against Metter and Westside.  Tiffany Farmer shot a 48, and Amanda Chapman and Morgan Quick turned in 50s to help the team More...

Obituaries

Former Chalker leader Wilkes Williams dies

Wilkes Boykin Williams died in Screven County Hospital after a brief illness on Monday, March 21, 2011.  He was born in Sylvania, Ga., on June 18, 1927. More...

Brian James Jewitt

Brian James Jewitt, 39, of Millen, Ga., entered into rest on Thursday, March 17, 2011.  A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 21, at the Waynesboro Church of God with the Rev. Matt Wigley and the Rev. More...

Viola E. Anderson

Mrs. Viola E. Anderson of Waynesboro, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Thursday, March 17, 2011 at Select Specialty Hosptial in Augusta, Ga.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 26 at 2 p.m. More...

School News

Country Cooking

This typical Southern meal can be described in one word – GOOD. Delicious pork chops cooked to perfection, mashed rutabagas and deep-fried squash. MMMmmm. More...

Board of Education gives

The 2nd Annual United Way Burke County Schools Leadership Trophy was recently presented to Burke County Board of Education. 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...

Armed with assault rifles

Four sought in home invasion

A Waynesboro man was bound with duct tape and telephone cords after four men rushed into his home with assault rifles.  According to Waynesboro police, the 51-year-old victim heard his backdoor alarm around 3 a.m. More...

Notorious murderer dies in prison

The man convicted of one of Burke County's most heinous murders is dead. William Stanley “Bubba” Redd, 48, died earlier this month at the Augusta State Medical Prison after spending nearly 24 years behind bars. More...

Editorial

Rep. Jon Burns

(R-Newington-District 157)  We reached an important point in the 2011 session on Wednesday, March 16th. More...

Don Lively

UP TO DATE SCHOOLING

Education arrives from many venues.  I was sure that making and raising and riding herd over three kids all born within five years of each other qualified me as an expert in the area of childrearing. More...

RFD

There's lots to do in the ’Boro during the next few weeks.  This one is for all us girls! More...

For The Record

Waynesboro police

Lodge tapped for assistant chief

The Waynesboro Police Department now has its second in command. Roosevelt Lodge, 62, agreed Tuesday morning to serve as the city’s assistant police chief. More...

Real Estate Transactions

Burke County property transfers for 2011. The date indicates when the transaction was recorded in the Burke County Clerk’s office.   La Visa Brantley to James Robinson, Jan. More...

Looking Back

10 Years Ago March 21, 2001  Longtime state court solicitor Marion Cotton announced his resignation to be effective April 30. He had served in the position since 1979.  Two rabid raccoons were found in Burke County. More...

Burke Happenings

WHS Class of 1959

Members of the class of Waynesboro High and Industrial School are looking for addresses or phone numbers of fellow classmates. More...

Church News

Second Bynes Grove

Second Bynes Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Family & Friends spring revival 4 p.m., Saturday, March 26.  Gladys Johnson of Forest Hill Baptist will be mistress of ceremonies. More...

People

Miss Chavous to wed Mr. Smith June 11

Patti Parker Chavous of Waynesboro announces the engagement of her daughter, Kristen Dianne, to Reese Tanner Smith, son of David and Reesa Smith of Waynesboro.  The wedding is planned for 5:30 p.m., Saturday, June 11, 2011 at the home of Rex and More...

Callison, Lazar to exchange vows

Grady “Bubba” and Nancy Callison of Martinez announce the engagement of their daughter, Nicole, to Robbie Lazar, son of Kenny and Diane Lazar of Martinez.  The wedding is planned for 5 p.m., Saturday, June 11, 2011 at Miracle Baptist More...

Burke teens published

Research done by two Burke County students who attend East Georgia College will appear in a book to be published soon.  Allyana Fultz and Shannon Fultz of Midville completed a portion of the book, Coal and Peat Fires: A Global Perspective. More...