September 7, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

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Before and After

The newly renovated Waynesboro Ice Plant was put to good use as the gathering point for Coffee Before Hours and Business After Hours. Above, Capital City Bank representatives Jessica Smith, W.H. “Dub” Harper Jr.  More...

Loans available to businesses due to agriculture disaster

The U.S. More...

Chamber Connection

The Burke County Chamber of Commerce will host its 4th annual golf tournament on Thursday, Sept. 22.  More...

Sports

Spartans sting Hornets

They may be bigger than the Spartans. They may be in a higher classification. They may be higher ranked. But, the Westfield Hornets are not a better football team.  More...

Bears to host Josey Friday

After a week off, the Bears will be back in action Friday night.  Burke County High School ( 3- AAA South) will host Josey High School from Augusta. More...

Lady Bears post perfect week on diamond

The Lady Bears couldn’t be beat on the diamond last week.  More...

Obituaries

Fannie Mae Kelly McBride

Mrs. Fannie Mae Kelly McBride of Waynesboro, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011 at her residence.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Sept. More...

Rev. Joseph Perez

The Rev. Joseph Perez of Waynesboro, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Monday, Sept. 5, 2011 at his residence.   Arrangements will be announced at a later date.  Phinazee and Son Funeral Home, 706-554-5500.   More...

Sammy Cobb

Mr. Sammy Cobb of Waynesboro, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Monday, Sept. 5, 2011 at Doctor’s Hospital in Augusta, Ga.   Arrangements will be announced at a later date.  Phinazee and Son Funeral Home, 706-554-5500.   More...

Legals

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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...

10 p.m.-6 a.m.

Citywide quiet time to be enforced

Waynesboro will be quiet.  If a new police initiative works as expected, the entire city will be hushed from 10 p.m. each night to just before sunrise.  More...

Childcare providers accused of injuring baby

Two former daycare providers have been arrested for injuring an infant in their care.  Waynesboro resident Cynthia Bragg, 63, and her daughter Valerie Oglesby, 35, of Garfield were taken into custody yesterday (Tuesday), approximately three week More...

County plans to adopt $43.8 million spending plan

After weeks of weighing requests and deciding where precious dollars will go, there’s a plan for how the county’s tax revenue will be spent next year.  More...

Editorial

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RFD

I made an error in my RFD last week. More...

Don Lively

LIKE NO OTHER

I thought my heart might bust wide open with pride.  Sometimes my children do that to me.  They say or do something so touching that  I want to grab and hug them till Bossie comes home.  It was one of those moments.  My eldes More...

For The Record

Arrest made in dog fighting operation

A Sardis man has been jailed for his alleged involvement in a dog fighting ring.  Terrance Rodriqeuz Calles, 19, was jailed after he tried to hide from police who knocked on the door of his girlfriend’s Highway 24 home last Tuesday afterno More...

From the Blotter

Snakes  They thought she had snakes in her head … but they were actually in her bed.  A Waynesboro woman turned to police in desperation after weeks of the willies over what she believed were snakes in her Ashton Village apartment.&n More...

Waynesboro Police

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Waynesboro Police Department for the past week:   Monday, Aug. 29   Keishawn Monique Young, 33, of Savannah Avenue, Waynesboro, was arrested for probation violation. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

MACEC Celebration   The Magnolia Acres Community Empowerment Committee will have its first anniversary celebration 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. More...

People

Miss Spurlock, Mr. DeLay marry

Miss Amy Lee Spurlock and Dr. Kenneth (Kent) Jackson DeLay Jr. were united in Christian marriage on March 19, 2011 at Cokesbury United Methodist Church in Pensacola, Florida.  The Rev. Clint McBroom officiated the candle lit ceremony.  More...

Bishop, Burke exchange vows

Cathryn Valinda Bishop and Kenneth Brian Burke were united in marriage on the evening of April 2, 2011 at Sardis United Methodist Church.  The Rev. Steve Sirmons officiated.  More...