November 27, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Gobbles & Giggles

Students in Bible playschool at First Baptist Church in Waynesboro talked turkey with a gobbler being raised by agriculture students at Burke County High School. More...

News

Progress marked by 41-hour concrete pour

Nuclear island basemat takes shape in Plant Vogtle's Unit 4

The basemat structural concrete has been poured in the nuclear island at Plant Vogtle’s Unit 4, a significant milestone in the construction of the site’s expansion.  More...

Downtown Notes

CHRISTMAS ON LIBERTY   More...

BCMS teacher takes third in Jeopardy! Tournament

$25,000 winner

A seventh-grade social studies teacher at Burke County Middle School finished third in the JEOPARDY! More...

Sports

Former Bear helps propel South Alabama football program

GROWING IN THE GAME

Terrell Brigham is keeping close tabs on the Bears as they claw their way across the bracket in the Class AAAA state football playoffs.  More...

Spartans focus on a winning season

It’s been several years since Edmund Burke Academy’s boys basketball team has had a successful season, but this year could bring changes.  More...

Lady Spartans shoot for return to playoffs

After missing the cut last year, the Lady Spartans are hoping to rebound with a state playoff berth.  More...

Obituaries

William “Bill” Raleigh Hickman

William “Bill” Raleigh Hickman, age 74 and a resident of Long Beach, MS, died on Thursday, November 21, 2013, in Long Beach.   More...

Frances P. Bylinowski

Frances P. Bylinowski a native of Prattville, AL, a former resident of Jackson, AL, and a current resident of Waynesboro, GA, died Sunday, November 24, 2013 in Georgia. She was 85.  More...

Sylvia Barefield Moore

Ms. Sylvia (Barefield) Moore, 72, of Alexander died Thursday, November 21, 2013. Sylvia was staying at her daughter’s home in South Carolina at the time of her death. More...

School News

Burke County Public Schools

Principal’s List and Honor Roll, First Nine Weeks

BURKE COUNTY  HIGH SCHOOL  Principal’s List  Twelfth Grade: BaileeAdkins, Caroline Graham, Makinizi Hoover, Mikidra Lyons, Brittany McLeod, Kaleb Tobat, Shaw’Nae Watson  More...

Faith Christian Academy

First Quarter Honor Roll

Faith Christian Academy has named the following students to its first quarter honor roll:   First Grade:  All A: Abby Godfrey, Braelyn Reeves,  A/B: Timmy Merier, Bryan Bruce, Taya Redd, Levi Williams, Hailey Coleman, Riley Stopper, CJ More...

Legals

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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...

Breaking News - 11/29/2013 11:23 PM

Bears end strong season - Free Access

The Bears' playoff run ended tonight (Friday). Burke County High School fell to Marist 42-20 in the third round of the Class AAAA state playoffs. For the full story and photos, see next week's True Citizen. More...

Two killed on Burke roadways

A Millen woman and Wisconsin man were killed in separate accidents on Burke County roadways last week.  Around 9 p.m. More...

Congregations share thanks & giving

More than 1,000 pounds of turkey are among the bounty to be shared.  And whether families want to prepare the holiday meal themselves or simply show up for dinner, their needs are being met by two congregations teaming up to make this a Thanksgi More...

Editorial

Don Lively

FOR ALL OF THIS

Well, it’s here.  Or, more precisely, it will be here tomorrow.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Jim Shumard

THE GREAT THANKSGIVING

Who do you give thanks to and what outward and visible signs do you offer to the one you thank? The Pilgrims were giving thanks to God and thanks to their fellow human beings, Indian and European, who helped them survive. More...

For The Record

Uncle gets probation in decade-old abuse case

A Hephzibah man was sentenced to probation in an unusual child molestation case that took a decade to resolve.  Paul Lowe, 33, was arrested two years ago on charges of child molestation and aggravated child molestation for allegedly sodomizing a More...

Jurors drawn for December State Court term

Jurors have been drawn for the December 2013 term of State Court criminal/civil session with Judge Jerry M. Daniel presiding. Jurors are to report 9 a.m., Monday, Dec. More...

Stray bullet hits trailer, barely misses occupants

A stray bullet punched through a mobile home and came within inches of striking the people inside.  Around 10:30 Saturday night, several men were assembling a child’s bed inside a Clark Place Road home when they heard gunfire outside.  More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

THURSDAY, DEC. 5   A Taste of Blythe will be held, 6 p.m., in the community room at Blythe City Hall. Specialty items from area cooks and chefs will be served, and a silent auction will be held. More...

Church News

Church News

Gateway to Heaven   Gateway to Heaven Church, located at 409 W 7th St. in Waynesboro, will host a Thanksgiving Musical Praise and Worship, 4 p.m., Saturday Nov. 30.  McKinnie Branch   More...

People

Let's talk TURKEY!

We asked, and they told us. Burke County’s youngest students gave The True Citizen the play-by-play on how to whip up their favorite Thanksgiving Day dishes. More...

IN&OUT OF THE CLASSROOM

Miss BCMS

The Miss Burke County Middle School Pageant, sponsored by BCMS and FFA, was recently held at the school.  More...

Miss Joiner to wed Mr. Lewis

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Joiner of Millen announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie Leigh Joiner, to Matthew Franklin Lewis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Conway Lewis of Grovetown.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. Jimmy L. More...