July 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

TSPLOST PENNIES for pavement

In two weeks, voters will have a chance to decide if they want a one cent sales tax over the next 10 years that would fund transportation improvements in Burke County and across the state. More...

News

Burke has two new Master 4-Hers

Two local high school seniors have achieved the highest honor in 4-H, an award that students spend their entire 4-H careers trying to earn. More...

On the job

Teens get hands-on experience through summer intern program

More than 30 Burke County teenagers have jobs this summer, thanks to a federal program designed to give them real-world work experience.  More...

BACK IN BURKE

Pete Cates opens law firm in Waynesboro

As a boy, this was home.  He spent his entire childhood making memories and a little mischief with his four brothers in Waynesboro.  More...

For The Record

SUV hijacked at car wash

A carjacking in Waynesboro led to a high speed chase that ended in the bedroom of a Richmond County home.  The driver of the stolen vehicle, Napoleon Phillips, 21, of Augusta is behind bars and police are looking for his accomplice who they beli More...

Sardis strays to be captured

Sardis’ police chief has had it with free-roaming dogs.  Now, he’s doing something about it, with help from the Waynesboro Police Department.  The two agencies have agreed on a contract that will put Waynesboro’s animal c More...

From the blotter

Goose down   More...

Obituaries

Luther “L.H.” Jenkins

Martinez, GA- Luther “L.H.” Jenkins, 75, of Martinez, Ga., entered into rest Friday, July 6, 2012 at the VA Hospital Downtown Division, Augusta, Ga.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. More...

Burke Happenings

Events Calendar

Blood Drive   Shepeard Community Blood Center’s Bloodmobile will be in Waynesboro 1-5:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 24, at the Wardlow Building, located at 210 Academy Avenue.  Music Lessons   More...

People

Thank You Acknowledgement

The Dent Family wants to thank everyone for their support and concern during our time of bereavement. More...

In Loving Memory Of

Davis Washington June 29, 1980  More...

In Memory

Happy Birthday J.C. “Doll” Oliver  July 9, 1912  More...

Highway to be dedicated in local judge’s memory

A stretch of U.S. Highway 25 North will be named to honor the memory of a longtime legislator and judge from Waynesboro.  The Preston B. Lewis Jr. Memorial Highway will be dedicated during a ceremony at 2 p.m. More...

158 properties saved from auction

Twenty-two properties were auctioned off at the courthouse steps last Tuesday – but that was a far cry from the 206 initially slated for sale.  All the properties had been directed to the auction block after the owners failed to pay taxes, More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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Looking Back

10 years ago: July 10, 2002  New Waynesboro Rotary Club officers were installed. They included Paul Donaldson, president; Clint Meeks, vice-president; Danny Deraney, sergeant-at-arms; Ron Reed, treasurer; and Merv Waldrop, secretary.  More...

RFD

Look in next week’s True Citizen for the Blueberry Ice Cream advertisement. More...

Sports

Marchman shines at SC junior golf tourney

Waynesboro’s Rylie Marchman fought to a secondplace finish in the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour’s recent Greg Norman Champions Golf Academy Jr. Shootout in Myrtle Beach, SC.  More...

Bears swing through summer

On the diamond

It may be summertime, but the Burke County Bears baseball team has been busy at work.  More...

Warfare in Waynesboro

Investigator to wrestle for Burke County kids

He’s never wrestled, but that’s not going to stop him.  This Saturday night, Waynesboro police investigator Charles Prescott will throw himself onto the mat with a pro wrestler to help Burke County kids.  “I’ll be ok More...

Church News

Church News

Fellowship   Fellowship Baptist Church will hold its annual revival, 7 p.m. nightly, July 11-13. The Rev. James Strowbridge of Franklin Covenant Baptist Church will be the guest evangelist. Pastor Donald A. Long Sr. 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...