October 5, 2011 RSS feed / News

See You at the Pole

Above, students and teachers at Burke County Middle School quietly took turns praying before heading to class. More...

Chamber Connection

Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to attend the Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives Annual Conference and we had a wonderful experience listening to a variety of speakers and learning a lot of new information.  More...

Display of dedication

Volunteer donates decades of service to help with fair exhibits

If it can be made by hand, grown in the soil or preserved in a Ball canning jar, she’s probably seen some variation of it.  From popsicle stick creations to intricate patchwork quilts and prolific peanuts to still life paintings, Mary Ann More...

Correction

In a recent issue of The True Citizen, an article addressed the county’s plans to stabilize what it called the old Pine Hill school house. More...

Boats and trucks and horses, oh my!

Some were fast and others were slow, some rolled on wheels and others ran on hooves. But they all fascinated students at Waynesboro Primary School last Friday during their annual transportation parade. More...

Downtown volunteers sought for Halloween

The Downtown Organization of Retailers is on a witch hunt.  They’re searching for businesses and volunteers to set up tables in Downtown Waynesboro for the annual Trick or Treat on Liberty Street, which will be held 3-6 p.m. More...

Burke County 4-H

Celebrate the Possibilities!

4rH– MoreThanYouEverImagined! More...

In Waynesboro

Grants available for downtown businesses

Waynesboro’s Downtown Development Authority has money to give away.  The board is on the hunt for business owners to take advantage of their newly launched Inside-Out Grant.  More...

Athletes will bag for tips at Harveys

A few high school athletes will give their arms a workout to raise money at Harveys Saturday. More...

To those in need

Walmart, Golden Harvest to offer food

Those who are struggling to pay the grocery bill have a local place to go for help this Saturday.  Walmart and Golden Harvest will team up to offer a mass food distribution at the store north of Waynesboro.  The event will begin at 10 a.m. More...

MLK signal coming down

The iconic traffic light on MLK has met its end.  The mid 1970s red light is coming down and will be replaced with four-way stop signs.  More...

Kelly named to statewide education panel

A Burke County Commissioner will serve on a statewide panel for the Georgia Department of Education.  Terri Kelly was named to State Superintendent Dr. John D. Barge’s parent advisory council. More...

Community Baby Shower

Gifts, education for pregnant, breastfeeding mothers

The Burke County Breastfeeding Coalition is planning Pickles and Ice Cream in the Park, a community baby shower to support pregnant and breastfeeding mothers. The event is scheduled on Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Friday last day to dine at Dye’s

The lunch crowd only has a few days left to get their fill at Dye’s Southern Catering and Restaurant.  Friday is the last day the Liberty Street eatery will dish out its home-style lunch.  More...