November 23, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Back to the ship

The Spartans earned another ticket to the championship. Last Friday night Edmund Burke Academy defeated semifinal opponent, Valwood School, 13-0 to advance to their second consecutive state final. More...

News

Nine Tips to Help Someone Grieving During the Holidays

Hospice Professionals Offer Advice

For many people, the holiday season is a special time of year marked by celebrations and gatherings with family and friends. More...

Burke Transit

County considers backing away

For the past two years, Burke County has paid upwards of $70,000 to operate Burke Transit, while other counties aren’t paying a dime for their citizens to have similar service.  Burke County Commissioners considered that fact at a work ses More...

Administrative and Sick Leave Donation

Commissioners also discussed county administration as well as the current sick leave donation policy at the meeting.  Compared to other counties Burke County is on the low end in terms of spending on administration and the number of employees. More...

For The Record

Woman arrested after offering sex

A Waynesboro woman was jailed after she offered to perform a sex act on an undercover informant. 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...

Correction

In last week’s True Citizen, it was erroneously reported that Antoinette Renee Jones was arrested for theft by taking (cellular phones). The offender was actually Antoinette Renee Shephard. The True Citizen regrets this error.   More...

Obituaries

Pamela Carter

Miss Pamela Joyce Carter of Waynesboro, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011, at Brentwood Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 26 at 11 a.m. More...

Robert Young

Mr. Robert Young of Hephzibah, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date.  Phinazee and Son Funeral Home, 706-554-5500.   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

gpn 5 -920- STATE OF GEORGIA COUNTY OF BURKE NOTICE OF LETTING OF CONTRACT TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Notice is hereby given that the Burke County Board of Commissioners will let a contract to the lowest responsible, qualified, general contractor, bidde More...

Where will they go?

Recession threatens equine rescue program

They can’t take any more.  For a while, unwanted horses were being unloaded at the Graystone Ranch Wildlife Education Center at least twice a week.  Now, owners Rusty and Kandi Eskew have reluctantly capped the equine rescue program o More...

Follow-up on the herd

To keep up with the progress of the rescued horses, “like” the Facebook page for “Graystone Ranch Wildlife Education Center.” Updates are also available at www.graystoneranch.com.   More...

Editorial

Thankful

Editor:  I want to write about my parents.  My parents are the best thing that has ever happened to me. I love them so so much. They help me when I’m scared or sad. They love me also. I thank God for them. More...

Supports DeLoach

Editor:  In the upcoming runoff for the mayor’s position, let me say now, Mr. George DeLoach is the person Waynesboro needs. Let me explain.  More...

Vote DeLoach

Editor:  I am not a big time politician, just a citizen of Waynesboro.  With the current mayoral election runoff Dec. More...

Sports

Class AAA Quarterfinals

Bears to host Allatoona Friday

The Bears are making a deep run in the Class AAA state football playoffs for the second year in a row.  Burke County High School’s football team (11-1, 6-0) will host Allatoona High ( 12- 0, 5- 0) from Cobb County Friday for the third roun More...

Burke Co. coasts past Woodward

Burke County High School defeated Woodward 35-7 last Friday in the Bear Den to advance to the third round of the Class AAA state playoffs.  By the time the first two drives of the game were over, it was apparent the Bears were simply too much fo More...

GHSA releases reclassifications for 2012-2014 school terms

Burke County High School will be bumped up to AAAA, according to information released by the Georgia High School Association.  The GHSA Reclassification Committee placed the state’s member schools into six classifications, up from the prev More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Blood Drive  Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive 1- 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, at the Wardlow Building in Waynesboro, located at 210 Academy Ave.  Coat drive   More...

Church News

Church News

St. Clair  St. Clair Missionary Baptist Church will hold a Thanksgiving Day feast Thursday, Nov. 24. The public is invited. Larry Mack will be guest speaker. Bible study begins at 10 a.m. with regular services following at 11. More...

People

Scenes from

Liberty Art Show

Photographer Justin Parrish talks to Midville artists from Blackwater Pottery. More...

Scenes from Downtown Open House

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