November 16, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Honoring their service

Community members gathered for a Veterans Day ceremony last Friday hosted by American Legion Post 120. Above, Leroy Bell listens to State Senator Jesse Stone speak about their sacrifice. More...

News

Public drunks, loiterers to spend 30 days in jail

Some of Waynesboro’s public nuisances won’t be bothering anyone for a while.  On Monday, around 10 repeat offenders got 30-day jail stints for loitering and public drunkenness convictions.  More...

Drunk pedestrian jailed after collision with car

An intoxicated pedestrian was arrested after he walked into passing vehicle.  According to a spokesperson from the Georgia State Patrol, 63-year-old Phillip Jones was trying to cross Highway 56 North near Rays Bridge Road around 6 p.m. More...

DUI/Drug Court recognizes graduates

Burke County State Court’s DUI/Drug Court held a graduation ceremony last week to recognize participants who completed the requirements of the 18-month program. More...

Sports

Marchman tops junior golf event

Rylie Marchman, 14, of Waynesboro played on the Georgia Junior Golf Tour’s team in the Bridgestone Battle at Little Okmulgee State Park against the Canongate Junior Golf Tour out of Atlanta. More...

Bears maul Drew in first round with unstoppable running game

The Bears cruised past the Titans in the opening round of the Class AAA playoffs last weekend. Burke County High School’s football team routed Drew High School 42-7 in the Bear Den. More...

EBA sets sight on state title game

One thing stands between the Spartans of Edmund Burke and a second straight trip to the GISA Class-AA state championship game…the Valwood Valiants football team. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

GED Testing  GED testing will be held Thursday, Nov. 17. Those interested in taking the test must see Ms. Gordon at the alternative school for registration. More...

Church News

Church News

Carswell Grove Carswell Grove Baptist Church will hold its 13th Family and Friends Day 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19. The Rev. Tonie Bush of Love Hill Baptist and Barrett Grove Baptist churches will be the guest. Refreshments will be served.   More...

People

Miss Herring, Mr. Quick exchange wedding vows

Miss Courtney Elizabeth Herring became the bride of Mr. Christopher Brennen Quick Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, at Rosemont Heights Baptist Church in Waynesboro. The Rev. Wes Lawson officiated at the ceremony.  The bride is the daughter of Cynthia B. More...

Emmerson Annelle Chance

Bill and Lisa Chance announce the birth of their daughter, Emmerson Annelle, born Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 12:52 p.m. at Doctors Hospital in Augusta. 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...

Legal Advertising

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Bus driver accused of choking student

A bus driver has been arrested for choking a 7-year-old. Betty K. Jones, 50, was jailed after a Waynesboro woman told deputies her son had been assaulted outside Riverquest School in Midville. More...

Liberty Art opens Saturday in Downtown Waynesboro

More than 30 regional artists are showcasing their works in Burke County this weekend.  The 8th annual Liberty Art Show opens this Saturday in downtown Waynesboro and will feature “Gone to the Dogs II.”  More...

Editorial

Other Voices

GIRARD

Most of my articles have been about Sardis mainly because it is my home town and I know more about Sardis. But I have close connections with our sister city Girard. More...

Jim Shumard

WALK A MILE IN MY SHOES ... A DIFFERENT KIND OF SUPER COMMITTEE

Last Wednesday evening, a group of us agreed to role play a variety of personages that represented diverse views and agendas on today’s immigration debate. During the Season of Advent, we are trying to address social issues of the day. More...

Dixie Divas

CAN WE DO IT ALL OVER

As bad as it might sound, I have a couple of friends for whom I pray that they will outlive their spouses. The reason i s simple: I want to see them have peace and happiness on this earth.  More...

For The Record

From the Blotter

Icing on the cake   More...

Wanted in Burke

The following persons are wanted on outstanding arrest warrants. Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to call the Waynesboro Police Department at 706-554-8029.   More...

WPD to head Governor’s program

The Waynesboro Police Department has been tapped to lead 28 Georgia agencies in the reduction of traffic fatalities and injuries.  More...

Obituaries

Cards of Thanks and In Memory

Deadline is Monday at 5 p.m. Cost is $7 for 50 words or less; with photo, $16.50; additional words are 20 cents each. Call Marianne Smith at 706-554-2111, ext. 214.   More...

Isabella E. Chance

Ms. Isabella E. Chance of Augusta, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, at University Hospital.  Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date.  Phinazee and Son Funeral Home, 706-554-5500.   More...

David Jones

Mr. David Jones of Waynesboro, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, at Burke Medical Center.  Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 19 at 11 a.m. at Asbury United Methodist church with Pastor Perry Medley officiating. More...

School News

EBA seventh-graders eligible to participate in Duke University Talent Identification Program

Each year, personnel at Duke University sponsor the Talent Identification Program (TIP) to identify verbally and mathematically talented students at an early age. More...

Arriving in Style

  Last Friday, the top 10 sellers for the Waynesboro Primary School fall fundraiser were rewarded with a limousine ride and lunch at Burke Perk. More...

Honor Roll Corrections

Also on the Honor Roll:  A student’s name was inadvertently left off the honor roll list run in last week’s True Citizen. Seantell Kirkland, a third grader at Blakeney Elementary School, made the Honor Roll.   More...