April 25, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

If I Were Mayor ...

If Mark Black were the mayor of Waynesboro, he’d set up a blog on the city’s website. He’d make sure he was a “team player” and try to create jobs so college graduates would return to their hometown. More...

News

A point of Pride

The Grammys, the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Norway, White House concerts for President Obama, the North Sea Jazz Festival in Rotterdam…Marcus Lewis has played them all, along with a number of other celebrated jazz festivals and musical event More...

Scenes from What On Earth! Festival

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Project Serve

More 300 United Way volunteers gave of their personal time Friday to maintenance and construction projects for 15 health and human service agencies across the CSRA. More...

Sports

Spartan golfers capture region championship

Mobley wins low-medalist honors

They haven’t beaten Frederica Academy all season, but that changed Monday afternoon.  Edmund Burke Academy’s golf team upset the Frederica Knights on the greens during the Region 2-AA golf tournament. More...

Wilson dominates at region track meet

He pulled off the perfect meet.  More...

RESULTS FROM THE REGION MEET:

(All of the Spartans listed below will compete at the state meet this weekend)

Clay Wilson = 1st - 3200m Run, 10:58; 1st - 1600m Run, 5:13; 1st - 800m Run, 2:13; 1st - 4x400Relay, 3:56 Dylan Smith = 2nd - 110m Hurdles, 17.56; 2nd - 300m Hurdles, 44.07; 1st - 4x400 Relay, 3:56; 4th - 4x100 Relay, 48.0 Dawson More...

Church News

Church News

Thankful Baptist Church will have its Family & Friends Day Program Saturday, April 28 at 3:30 p.m., with the Rev. Wallace Mason as the speaker. Rev. More...

School News

Burke County Public School’s Principal’s List, Honor Roll

Burke County Public Schools has released the principal’s list and honor roll for the third nine weeks. More...

Brittany’s dancers earn another trip to nationals

Brittany’s Dance Academy brought home five first place trophies from the Encore Dance Competition for the Stars Regional Competition in Lexington, S.C.  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 e More...

New deal struck for hospital

The Burke County Hospital Authority unanimously approved a management plan for the hospital but it didn’t go with either of the two proposals that were being debated earlier last week.  More...

Georgia Power looks for new area manager

Georgia Power is looking for a new area manager to serve Burke County.  Lisa Smith, who has filled that role since 2009, has taken a new position in Newnan overseeing external affairs in Coweta and Fayette counties.  She’s already beg More...

Editorial

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RFD

Bud North is recuperating from knee replacement surgery. His brother, Ronnie, came by last Wednesday to pick up a copy of The True Citizen to take to him at the hospital. More...

Don Lively

NOT SO FAST

Perhaps I was a bit hasty. In fact, I’ve had to suck it up and just admit I was wrong. More...

For The Record

Teen charged with animal cruelty sent to prison

A teen who was arrested in connection with a number of emaciated dogs in Sardis was sent to prison.  More...

Burke County Sheriff

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Burke County Sheriff’s Office for the past week:   Sunday, April 15   Alexander Morgan Overstreet, 19, of Creek Road, Girard, was arrested for aggravated battery. More...

Waynesboro Police

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Waynesboro Police Department for the past week:   Wednesday, April 18   Carl Davis, 54, of Zack Street, Waynesboro, was arrested for probation violation. More...

Fields & Yields

Peanut planting time, soil temperatures

There is lots of talk about getting peanut planting into high gear.  More...

Ground or digger bees in landscapes

The first sign of ground or digger bees in lawns may be strange little mounds of soil with a hole nearby in your lawn. If you see these mounds, you could have ground or digger bees. More...

Project to help control pigweed in cotton

Sign-up ends May 17

More than $1 million has been added to an effort to control resistant pigweed.  More...

People

Zipperer, Howard to marry

Sharon Zipperer of Girard announces the engagement of her daughter, Aaron Michelle Zipperer, to Matthew Allen Howard, son of Sarah Dixon of Girard and Don Howard of Martinez. More...

Hodges, Yelton to wed June 23

Mr. and Mrs. William Clifford Hodges Jr. of Millen announce the engagement of their daughter, Victoria Lee Hodges, to Mr. More...

People in the News

Shawn Lanier   More...