April 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents scare off intruder

Inside three homes

Two Waynesboro residents found themselves face-to-face with a burglar.  Just after dark Friday, a Campbell Circle woman scared off an intruder who woke her up knocking on the side and front doors.  More...

News

GOING GREEN

demands for clean air make for big business

While many industries have slowed during the weak economy, one in Waynesboro is forecasting big numbers.  Purification Cellutions has been turning out carbon honeycomb filters here for 10 years, an anniversary they celebrated just last week.&nbs More...

HEAVY LIFTING

Crane makes 460-ton lift to place first module in nuclear island

Another milestone in the construction of Vogtle Units 3 and 4 was marked when workers placed the 460-ton CR10 module, or cradle, into the Unit 3 nuclear island. More...

Exotic animals will be at Earth Day fest

This Friday

There will be a busload of foreigners at Waynesboro’s “What on Earth Festival” this Friday, April 26.  Exotic animals from across the globe are headed downtown for the 5:30-7:30 p.m. Earth Day celebration.  More...

For The Record

Sardis Chief leaving for Harlem position

Sardis’ top officer has accepted a position as the Director of Public   Safety for the City of Harlem.  Police Chief Gary Jones tendered his resignation effective May 3.  In the meantime, he will work after hours as Harlem’ More...

From the Blotter

Cat’s Away   More...

Bypass wreck

There were no serious injuries in a Tuesday morning crash that looked much worse than it was. More...

Church News

Church News

Mills Grove Mills Grove Baptist Church will continue Annual Spring Revival, 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 24. Rev. 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...

Grand Jury Presentments

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF BURKE COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA IN RE: GRAND JURY PRESENTMENT FOR THE OCTOBER TERM 2012 The Grand Jury having returned the attached presentment for the October Term 2012, and the same&nbs More...

DOUBLE DOMINATION

EBA netters win two state titles

Two Edmund Burke Academy doubles tennis teams won back-to-back state championships yesterday (Tuesday) in Macon. More...

Mother chased onto school bus with ax

A Midville man was jailed for chasing his child’s mother onto a school bus with an ax.  Tyrone Rackins, 31, surrendered to deputies last Tuesday just before a massive manhunt got underway.  More...

“IF I WERE MAYOR”

If I were mayor, I would do many things to improve my community. Most citizens do not respect our community. As mayor, I would repair old buildings and open new businesses, add more community parks and make safety a priority in our area.  More...

Editorial

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Looking Back

10 years ago – April 23, 2003  The University of Georgia announced plans to close The Southeast Research and Education Center in Midville, commonly known as the experiment station. More...

Letter to the Editor

Thanks to Sen. Jesse Stone   EDITOR:  More...

Sports

Burke tracksters qualify for Sectional

Three win region championships

Three Burke County High School athletes picked up region championships at the 3- AAAA Track and Field Championship last week in Statesboro.  Chris Washington won the championship in the discus, after hurling it 147 feet and 1 inch. More...

Bears breeze past first round of region playoffs

The streak continues

The Burke County Bears (20- 3) breezed by their first opponent in the Region 3-AAAA tournament last week, defeating Liberty County 14-4 and then 18-2 in the best-of-three series.  The win came after the Bears defeated Richmond Academy17 2 on Sen More...

Lady Bears claim region title

Burke County High School’s ladies golf team won the Region 3- AAAA title Monday. The Lady Bears turned in a team score of 262, and Rylie Marchman was awarded low medalist honors for her 76. More...

Obituaries

Jimmy Lovett Sr.

Mr. Jimmy Lovett Sr. of Waynesboro entered into eternal rest Saturday, April 20, 2013. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, April 27, at Antioch Rock Creek Baptist Church. Interment will be held in the church cemetery. More...

Margaret Allean Knight Glisson

Margaret Allean Knight Glisson, 95, of Girard, beloved wife of the late Albert Burney Glisson entered into rest Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at Brentwood Health and Rehabilitation in Waynesboro, GA. Her husband predeceased her on April 17, 1970. Mrs. More...

Angel Michelle Lawson Monacelli

Angel Michelle Lawson Monacelli 35, of Waynesboro died Friday, April 19, 2013.  More...