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STUDENTS BRING BROADWAY MUSICAL ANNIE TO BURKE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

The orphans will take the stage this weekend and their tunes will take you to Broadway.  More than 50 student actors and actresses have spent months rehearsing for their presentation of the musical Annie, which will be performed Friday and Satu More...

Dads get crash course

Fathers invited to free classes on caring for infants and toddlers

For all those dads who have ever scratched their heads about what to do next when caring for their new baby, a class starting next week may solve the mystery.  From CPR to basic health and safety, the ins and outs of caring for infants or toddle More...

911 cell calls can go to wrong counties

If you’re on a cell phone, make sure the 911 dispatcher knows your county.  Some emergency calls made from the outer edges of Burke County have rolled over to cell phone towers in other counties.  More...

Sports

HIGH POINT WINNER, 3 REGION CHAMPS

Sixteen Burke Co. athletes qualify for state sectional meet

Sixteen athletes will represent Burke County High School at the next level. Last week, the girls track team finished third at the region track meet and the boys placed fourth. More...

Lady Bears close tennis season in round-two of state tournament

After ousting Griffin High School in the first round of the Class AAAA State tennis tournament, the Burke County High School girls’ tennis team fell to Cook County, 4-1.  “I think these were the longest matches of the season, so that More...

BAILEY NAMED WOMEN’S LOW MEDALIST

Spartans finish fifth in state

The Edmund Burke Academy golf team finished fifth out of 16 teams in the GISA State Golf Tournament held Monday at the Doublegate Country Club in Albany.  It wasn’t the finish the team was hoping for when the season began, but it was a str More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next ?

NOW  American Legion Post 270, located on Hwy. 80 just outside Waynesboro, is open to the public every night, beginning at 5 p.m. All are welcome.  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29   More...

Church News

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Washington Webcast at East Burke   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...

Hundreds expected at pipeline hearing

Opponents are calling it their final stand.  Next Thursday night in Waynesboro, the second and final public hearing for the proposed Palmetto Pipeline will be hosted by the Georgia Department of Transportation.  The hearing is expected to a More...

Relay volunteer defies triple threat

Pickle Rayburn will settle in and watch the slow drip of her chemotherapy for several hours Thursday afternoon.  Then, she’ll be back in Burke County on Friday putting in long hours setting up for this Saturday's Relay For Life.  More...

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I’m a cynic, I admit it.  Most of my kin, especially the men, are imbued with a healthy skepticism about most subjects. More...

CHURCHES AND SCHOOLS AROUND AND ABOUT SARDIS

Burke Banter Boy

The year was 1803, and the first church was established in this area of Burke County. By 1810 the church had built a meeting house and took the name Sardis. About a mile down the road was the little hamlet of Frog Wallow. More...

Obituaries

Betty Gullett Judy

Mrs. Betty Gullett Judy of Waynesboro, 83, wife of the late Glenn M. Judy, entered into rest April 26, 2015 at Kentwood Nursing Home in Augusta. She was born in Richmond, Ky. on February 27, 1932. More...

Donald “Don” Robert Mattson

Mr. Donald “Don” Robert Mattson, age 55, died in Waynesboro, Georgia on April 25, 2015.  More...

Hershel William “Buddy” Oglesby, Sr.

Hershel William “Buddy” Oglesby, Sr., loving husband of 22 years to Tina Louise Eskew Oglesby, entered into rest Friday morning April 24, 2015 at his home in Sardis, Georgia, surrounded by his loving family.   More...