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Teens learn the ropes as summer interns

A real job.  That was a big deal for the 35 teenagers who interned all over Burke County this summer.  They did it through the Summer Youth Work Experience, a federal Workforce Initiative Act program designed to give them on-the-job trainin More...

News

Letting in the light

New stained glass windows were blessed in both transepts of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in Waynesboro on Sunday. More...

A NEW CHAPTER

County librarian to retire

When she started working at the Burke County Library, there was one computer in the office of their small building on Fourth Street.  As Elaine Sikes looks around the library’s 16,000 square-foot state-of-the-art facility at Citizens Park More...

REZONING DENIED

Council puts brakes on used car lot

The Waynesboro City Council shot the tires out from under a prospective used car dealership.  Monday night, they denied a request from businessman Kary Alexander to rezone two residential lots on West Sixth Street where he wanted to set up shop. 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 e More...

A KILLER AMONG US

Deputies ask for help solving 2012 murder of pregnant mother

Justice has not been swift.  For more than two years the person who murdered 27-yearold Amy Ellison Nichols has been walking free.  Her March 2012 death continues to haunt the small town of Girard.  The pregnant woman was shot in the s More...

4-H Forestry Team is 3rd in nation

STRAIGHT FROM BURKE COUNTY

It was the Super Bowl of 4-H Forestry and they scored big.  Four Burke County teenagers represented Georgia in the 35th 4-H Forestry In- vitational and they captured third place among the nation’s top-ranked teams.   More...

Editorial

WAVES

Don Lively

There he was again, that same old man I see every time I go to the beach.  Every time.  Every beach.  This time I was on Hilton Head Island with my daughters and two of my grands. More...

I LOVE IT WHEN A PLAN COMES TOGETHER!

Jim Shumard

My son and I really enjoy going to see action films and we enjoyed the re-make of the old televisions series, The A Team. More...

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11TH SUSPECT CAPTURED

The 11th suspect in the murder case of Mandrekgus “Delvin” Bonner is behind bars. Early Friday morning, Waynesboro police captured Ricky Lindell Hughes, 25, outside a residence in the Magnolia Acres housing development. More...

Chief Palmer attends training conference

Waynesboro Police Chief Augustus Palmer III attended the 2014 annual summer training conference hosted by the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police.  More...

Jurors drawn for Superior Court session

Jurors have been drawn for the April 2014 term of Superior Court criminal session with Judge J. David Roper presiding. Jurors are to report 9 a.m., Monday, Aug. More...