June 1, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Miettunen asks for District 3 recount

Alfred "Austin" Miettunen, who lost the contest for the Democratic nomination for the third district Burke County Commission post by eight votes, has asked for a recount.  More...

News

FIREWORKS FUNDRAISING

Cash needed for Mad Anthony’s Big Boom

They have one month to get the bucks for their bang.  Waynesboro Downtown Development Authority members are trying to raise $8-grand for their July 3 Fireworks Show, “Mad Anthony’s Big Boom” … but they have to move quick More...

FSA loans availaible to underserved, beginning farmers

Last week USDA Georgia Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Fred Harrison, Jr, reminded producers that FSA offers targeted farm ownership and farm operating loans to assist underserved applicants as well as beginning farmers and ranchers.&nbs More...

Major components installed at Vogtle

Georgia Power has announced the placement of more than 760 tons of major components within the turbine island for Vogtle Unit 3 – the stator assembly and the deaerator. More...

For The Record

HIGH SPEED CHASE ENDS IN BULLOCH COUNTY

A high speed chase began Friday, May 27th, in Burke County and continued at speeds approaching 130 miles per hour through Millen and Jenkins County before finally ending in Bulloch County.  More...

Burke County Jail Bookings May 23-29

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People

People In The News

STUDENTS NAMED TO PRESIDENT'S LIST AT GEORGIA COLLEGE   Local students completed courses with exemplary marks and made the 2016 spring President's List at Georgia College in Milledgeville. 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...

Teen on bicycle dies in head-on collision

A 15 year-old boy was killed instantly while riding his bicycle on Farmers Bridge Road around 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 25.  More...

SCENES FROM MEMORIAL DAY 2016

MEMORIAL DAY PHOTOS
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Big Rig rolls over

No one was injured when this eighteen-wheeler overturned on the Waynesboro Bypass last Wednesday. The truck, owned by Mason Dixon Intermodal, Inc. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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WET AND WILD

I don't yet know if I won.  The winner did not have to be present, and, I had to leave before the drawing.  More...

BEING TRUMPED

What an interesting election year when a candidate’s name says it all. To get the better of an adversary or competitor by using a crucial, often hidden resource is the meaning of being trumped. More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

FRIDAY, JUNE 3   Sardis Baptist Church will be showing the movie “War Room” at the Sardis Community Center on Burke Street Friday, June 3 at 7:00 pm. This is a free event to the public. Come on out and enjoy! More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Rosemont Ladies Bible Study  The ladies at Rosemont Baptist Church will hold its weekly Bible study on Thursday nights through June 9 at 6 p.m. This will be week six of the 7-week series entitled Seamless by Angie Smith. More...

School News

FCA Students of the Month

Faith Christian Academy has recognized its students of the month for April and May. Principal Amy Grubb said, "these students exhibited faithfulness and self-control, with the fruits of the Spirit emphasized for the months of April and May.  More...