March 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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Men Who Cook

Marcus Mogel

IT’S ELECTRIC!   More...

SOUTHEASTERN SPELLING BEE

FCA fifth grader competes among best spellers in the South

Faith Christian Academy fifth grader Cobb Hollingsworth competed against more than 80 top spellers from schools in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Virginia and Florida last weekend at the ACSI (American Christian Schools, Int.) Southeastern More...

PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

Krys Johnson   More...

Sports

EBA tennis teams undefeated

WINNING STREAK

Edmund Burke Academy’s tennis teams continue to dominate the courts.  Both the Spartans and Lady Spartans won all of their matches last week to remain undefeated for the season.  In a double-header against Heritage Christian Academy, More...

EBA shuts out Memorial Day

The Edmund Burke Academy Spartans picked up a big region win on the diamond last week when they defeated Memorial Day School.  In the 16-0 win, the Spartans “played better offensively, swung the bat better and scored when runners were on b More...

EBA golfers take second place

SPARTAN INVITATIONAL

The first ever Spartan Invitational is in the books and was a huge success. More...

Obituaries

EllaRee Chance

Mrs. EllaRee Chance, 86, passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at the Syl-View Health Care Center. Mrs. Chance was a native of Jenkins County and a lifelong resident of Burke County. More...

Eloise Perry

Mrs. Eloise Perry of Augusta entered into eternal rest on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at Georgia Regents Medical Center.  Visitation will be held 2 – 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. More...

John M. Watson

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mr. John M. Watson, age 60, of Midville, Ga. on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. 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 election. More...

A TIME TO BUILD

Building officials see increase in activity

Hammers are swinging strong again in Burke County.  Construction here is continuing to pick up steam, showing growth over the past three years, according to permitting data provided by Burke County and City of Waynesboro planning officials.  More...

TEENS WITH GUNS

Volunteers plead for help in anti-violence initiative

Too many guns. More...

Editorial

THAT’S HOW

The two ladies spoke to me as I entered the restaurant. One of them commented on how late I was taking lunch. I acknowledged and explained that I had a tough time getting out of the office. More...

WATCH OUT FOR THOSE SUIS AND SPUIS

It is clear to me that politicians have never attended contentious church meetings or served on contentious church board meetings. How else could they have passed a law that allows people to wear their guns to such meetings?  More...

A LADY OF MANY TALENTS

Burke Banter Boy

Sadness came to our street again this week. As we grow older sadness seems to come often. Our next door neighbor of over fifty years went to be with her Lord, Jesus Christ. Mrs. Ella Ree Chance was, indeed, a lady of many talents. More...

For The Record

Feds find murder suspect in Waynesboro apartment

More than 20 U.S. Marshals came to Waynesboro to capture a fugitive wanted for murder. Demario Antonio Nelson, 25, was taken into custody after officers found him inside a Magnolia Acres apartment. More...

Tension subsides after school fight

SIX ARRESTED

Things have settled down at Burke County High School following a fight last Monday. According to public school officials, the fight was quickly defused without any injuries and the six students involved were charged with a single count of affray. More...

Offender pleads guilty to child molestation

A Burke County man was sent to jail for sexually abusing a young relative.  Zenobia Marchetta Freeman III, 27, pleaded guilty to one count of child molestation for an incident involving a female relative, then 13 years old.  More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

NOW   Alcoholics Anonymous has resumed at Sardis Baptist Church. The open meetings are held, 8 p.m., every Tuesday and Thursday. For more information call 706-551-0223  THURSDAY, MARCH 27   More...

School News

EDMUND BURKE ACADEMY

MIDDLE SCHOOL HONOR ROLL

Edmund Burke Academy has released the names of middle school students who made the honor roll for the second and third quarters. See next week’s True Citizen for high school honor roll.  2ND QUARTER   A+ HONOR ROLL  More...

SGA CUBS FOR FEBRUARY

Expressing a Positive Attitude was the Positive/Character Trait studied at SGA Elementary School during February. More...

BCMS FEBRUARY CUBS WITH CHARACTER

Burke County Middle School named the following students Cubs with Character for demonstrating the character traits of helpfulness, politeness, friendliness and kindness. Those traits were studied during the month of February.  More...