December 21, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

HOLIDAY CHEER

The red and green gave way to Burke County blue last Saturday during the Jaycee’s Christmas Parade in Waynesboro. More...

News

Harveys gives load of groceries to food ministry

Thanks to a generous donation from Waynesboro’s Harveys Supermarket, the boys from Boy Scout Troop 25 were able to deliver more than a dozen cases of groceries to By His Hands Food Ministry at More...

Patriots Point

Students at Faith Christian Academy visited Patriots Point in Charleston, South Carolina for their fall field trip. More...

Off into the sunset

A longtime First National Bank employee left in style on her last day. More...

For The Record

Burke County Sheriff

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

Waynesboro Police

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

Obituaries

Patrick B. Howard

Mr. Patrick B. Howard of Augusta, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, at Georgia Health Science Hospital.  Funeral services were held on Saturday, Dec. 17 at 1 p.m. at McKinney Branch Baptist Church. More...

Freddie Mae Evans

Mrs. Freddie Mae Evans of Waynesboro, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Monday, Dec. 12, 2011, at her residence.  Funeral services were held on Saturday, Dec. 17 at 1 p.m. at Watkinsville Baptist Church. More...

Eskimore Smith

Mr. Eskimore Smith of Midville, Ga., entered into eternal rest on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, at Burke Medical Center.  Funeral services were held on Saturday, Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. at Spring Bethel Baptist Church in Louisville, Ga. More...

People

Prickett, Salvatore exchange vows

Miss Casi Rebecca Ann Prickett became the bride of Mr. James Dustin Salvatore 4 p.m. Saturday, April 16, 2011, at Crossroads Baptist Church in Hephzibah.  Josh Williams, pastor of Crossroads, officiated at the ceremony.  More...

Happy anniversary

I thank God for allowing us to come together as one on December 20, 1986. Happy 25th anniversary, Bernard (my baby)! Yours only, Loretta 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...

Jaycee’s Empty Stocking Fund

P.O. Box 378 Waynesboro, GA 30830  More...

Development authority to purchase land

The Burke County Development Authority hopes to turn nearly 500 acres of farmland into bait for new industry.  The authority is finalizing plans to purchase a large tract of land to create a new industrial park along Highway 80 West just beyond More...

Editorial

We welcome your letters

Letters to the editor of The True Citizen are welcomed and encouraged. These are pages of opinion, yours and ours.  Letters to the editor voice the opinions of the newspaper’s readers. More...

Great game!

Editor:  What a great game!!! I live in Jacksonville, Florida and viewed the game on GPB!  Thanks,  Shirley Evans-Walden  Class of 1975  More...

Reckless drivers

Editor:  I am writing this letter in regards to the speeding and reckless driving on the Waynesboro streets, especially on Liberty Street.  More...

Sports

Bears open season with wins

The Bears kept up their winning ways as they opened up basketball season last weekend.  Burke County High School’s team defeated Jefferson County 57-41 on Friday and Swainsboro 58- 29 Saturday night.  More...

Reclassification

Burke appeals sub-region placement

Burke County coaches hope an appeal will keep them from going the distance in terms of travel for the next two years.  The Georgia High School Association released the new regions for 2012-2014 recently, placing Burke County in the south end of More...

Lady Bears tip off

Burke County High School’s Lady Bears also tipped off in their first games last weekend. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Christmas tree recycling  Citizens of Georgia Power Waynesboro Chapter will sponsor its annual “Bring One for the Chipper.” Residents are asked to recycle their Christmas trees by dropping them off at the Georgia Power office, 642 Wo More...

Georgia Family Council

I HAVE A BONE TO PICK WITH DINO DAN

Before I rip into Dino Dan, a show on Nick Jr. about an elementary aged paleontologist with a terrific imagination, some disclaimers are in order.  First, my five year old loves the show and I enjoy watching it with him. More...

Church News

Church News

Botsford A candlelight communion service will be held Saturday, Dec. 24, Christmas Eve, 5 p.m., at Botsford Baptist Church. The Rev. Wayne Dixon, pastor, invites the public to attend.  Johnson Grove   More...

School News

Songs of the season

Members of the Burke County Middle School 6th, 7th and 8th grade bands and choruses recently held their annual BCMS Christmas Concert. More...

WPS helps hundreds with angel tree

More than a hundred families affiliated with Waynesboro Primary School will receive help with gifts this Christmas thanks to the generosity of local educators and community partners. More...

Special Awards

Sheriff Greg Coursey and Lt. More...