September 21, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

WAYNESBORO SHRINE CLUB’S FARM FESTIVAL

Grill master Timmy Lovett, center, and his team, Butt Naked and Smokin’, took top prize in the Racks by the Tracks rib cook-off. More...

News

‘Washed out’ bills

Counterfeit $100s are actually $5s

They look right.  They feel right.  Counterfeit detector pens can’t detect them.  But if you hold one of these fake $100 bills up to light, Abraham Lincoln will look back at you.  Over the past week, Waynesboro police have c More...

Waynesboro Police

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

Burke County Sheriff

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

For The Record

Burke man wanted for assault of pregnant woman

Deputies are asking for the public’s help finding a Burke County man accused of beating a pregnant woman.  They’ve been looking for Howard Clinton Freeman, 21, since Sept. More...

Armed robbery suspect surrenders

A second man sought for the hold-up of a mentally disabled man has turned himself in.  Waynesboro resident Kennan D’Mal Cummings, 21, was arrested Monday night on charges of armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission o More...

From the Blotter

Finding fault   More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

McTier Reunion  The 2011 McTier Family Reunion will be held Saturday, Sept. 24, at Reedy Creek Baptist Church, located at 1128 Reedy Creek Church Road in Stapleton. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. More...

Church News

Church News

McElmurray Tabernacle  McElmurray Tabernacle Baptist Church will celebrate its 111th church anniversary 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 2. The Rev. Lee Edward Jones will be the guest evangelist.  Williams Grove   More...

Church members learn healthy living skills

“Living Well,” a chronic disease self-management workshop sponsored by the CSRA Regional Commission, Area Agency on Aging (AAA), was completed recently by 18 members of Springhill Baptist Church in Keysville.  More...

School News

School house shored up for now

An old one room school house that was moved to Waynesboro to be saved will need attention to keep from falling apart.  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...

Big bite

Jeffrey Stewart, 4, tests the ribs for the Exchange Club grilling team at the Waynesboro Shrine Club’s Farm Festival held Saturday. More...

Plant Vogtle outage sparks big earnings in Burke

It makes for a million dollar month in Burke County.  Each time one of Plant Vogtle’s two nuclear reactors is taken offline for a planned maintenance and refueling outage, the purchase of the fuel and materials as well as the influx of som More...

Editorial

Library News

The Burke County Library, located at 130 Highway 24 South, Waynesboro, has received the following books:   More...

The Best Farm Fest

Editor:  Wow, the 10th annual Farm Festival, hosted by the Waynesboro Shrine Club, was a huge success! Attendance was an all time high.  I would like to thank my Nobles and Ladies for their hard work and dedication to this cause. More...

Protecting the Constitution of the United States

Editor:  Sept. 17-24 is Constitution Week. More...

Sports

Bears disappointed by Lowndes

They might have gone to Valdosta as the underdog, but the Bears didn’t provide the easy homecoming victory Lowndes County was after.  Burke County High School’s football team (2-1) was defeated by Lowndes County 31- 21 last Friday on More...

Burke County travels to Westside Friday

The Bears will hit the road again this week but not for nearly as far a drive.  Burke County High School (3-AAA South) will play at Westside High in Augusta Friday. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.  More...

Spartan defense dominates in win over St. Andrews

The wins keep coming.  More...

Obituaries

Vallie M. Darion

Mrs. Vallie Mae Darion of Kite, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Friday, Sept. 9, 2011 at Emanuel medical Center.  Funeral services were held on Saturday, Sept. 17, at 1 p.m. More...

Baby Boy Ahmad Hughes Streetman

Baby Boy Ahmad Hughes Streetman of Keysville, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 at Burke Medical Center in Waynesboro, Ga.  Funeral services were held on Monday, Sept. 19, at 1 p.m. More...

Yvette S. Myles

Ms. Yvette S. Myles of Waynesboro, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011 at her residence.   Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date.  Phinazee and Son Funeral Home, 706-554-5500.   More...

People

Miss Hartley to marry Mr. Poole

Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Hodges Hartley, Jr. of Tennille announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Kay, to Brad Poole, son of Ms. Patsy Ann Poole of Sardis and Mr. Donald Mann Poole, Sr. More...

Card of Thanks

We, the family of the late Fannie McBride, would like to thank each of you for your cards, flowers, for all your comforting words, prayers, visits and your many acts of kindness shown during our time of bereavement.  May the blessing of God be More...