December 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Sunday sales to take effect this week

For the first time ever, establishments across the county could be serving alcohol on Sunday.  Burke County Commissioners were expected to give the final nod last night (Tuesday) to an ordinance that puts into effect Sunday sales by the drink.&n More...

News

Therapy services grow at Burke Medical

While managers work to bring more services to Burke Medical Center, one department is already bustling with patients.  A steady stream of outpatients can be seen in the rehabilitation department on a daily basis, pedaling stationary bicycles and More...

Scenes from christmas on liberty

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NEW HEIGHTS

Progress at Plant Vogtle to be more visible above ground

It’s been one year since the U.S. More...

For The Record

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

Jurors have been drawn for the October 2012 term of Superior Court criminal/civil session with Judge Michael N. Annis presiding. Jurors are to report 9:30 a.m., Monday, Dec. More...

Roll over

A Jacksonville truck driver escaped serious injury after he rolled his rig near Walmart Friday night. More...

Neighbor jailed for shooting nuisance dog

A Burke County man has been arrested for shooting his neighbor’s dog.  Robert Allen Motes, 27, was charged with cruelty to animals last Thursday after his Zerbee Lane neighbor ended up at the animal hospital with a seriously injured pet.&n More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Diabetic Teaching Free diabetic teaching will be offered in the Burke Medical Center classroom, 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 12. More...

Church News

Church News

Endtime Faith Endtime Faith Deliverance Church of Midville will hold a two-night revival, 7:30 nightly, Thursday Dec. 13 and Friday, Dec. 14th at 7:30 p.m. Pastor Clyde Foreman Sr. invites the public.  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...

Sales tax not being collected on Vogtle construction

A highly anticipated bump in sales tax revenue may have only been a mirage.  For months, county officials have been wondering why sales tax revenues have remained flat despite the obvious progress at the construction site for Plant Vogtle’ More...

LET CHRISTMAS BEGIN

Burke County began ringing in the Christmas season with two traditional community events – Friday’s Christmas on Liberty Square and Saturday’s annual Christmas Parade. More...

Editorial

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Looking Back

10 years ago – December 11, 2002  Burke County Coroner Craig Kennedy became the first Georgian to receive certification as a medical investigator. More...

Don Lively

BUT A MEMORY

“Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before stumbling.” Proverbs 16:18  I believe every word in the Bible. I truly do. More...

Sports

Daily double

A day of running deer dogs turned out to be a good one for a member of Brier Creek Sportsmen’s Club. More...

First deer

Ashleigh Jaquess bagged her first deer - a buck - hunting with her father Nov. 21 on the first evening of Thanksgiving break. Ashleigh, 13, is an 8th grader at Edmund Burke Academy. More...

Holiday tennis event set for Saturday

A special holiday day tennis event will be held on Saturday for local middle and high school students as well as younger players.  More...

Obituaries

Elizabeth Martin McNorrill

Elizabeth Martin McNorrill, 94, of Snellville, formerly of Waynesboro and Savannah, entered into rest Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 of an apparent heart attack.  More...

Narvia Cooper

Mrs. Narvia Cooper of Midville entered into eternal rest Friday, Dec. 7, 2012. Funeral services will be held noon, Saturday, Dec. 15, at Bark Camp Baptist Church. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. More...

Henrietta Hilton

Ms. Henrietta Hilton of Augusta entered into eternal rest Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date.  Phinazee & Son Funeral Home  706-554-5500 (phone); 706-554-5528 (fax)   More...