November 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

PALMER IS TOP TEACHER

For Christy Palmer, it really is all about the students.  More...

News

Billips joins Blanchard and Calhoun Real Estate Co.

SALES & PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

A longtime community leader has joined Blanchard and Calhoun Real Estate Company.  Elizabeth Billips was invited into the firm several weeks ago after obtaining her real estate license and completing a weeklong Colorado-based training with some More...

Start building for the gingerbread house contest

Get out the icing!   On Friday, Dec. 2, a fullblown gingerbread house competition will get underway during downtown Waynesboro’s annual Christmas on Liberty Square celebration.  More...

BCHS art club gives Brentwood patients artsy surprise

The Burke County High School ARTreach art club visited Brentwood Health & Rehabilitation last Thursday afternoon. More...

Sports

BEARS WIN FIRST ROUND OF STATE PLAYOFFS

The Burke County Bears (9-2, 4-1) defeated Northside, Columbus (6-5, 4-3) last Friday in the Bear Den 55-20 in the first round of the GHSA AAAA State Playoffs.  ON THE FIELD   More...

Spartans prepare for hoop season

The Lady Spartans and the Spartans of Edmund Burke Academy will open their 2016-17 basketball season this Friday, Nov. 18, at home against the Lady Jaguars and Jaguars of Thomas Jefferson Academy. More...

8-point buck

Macie Mauldin, 11, killed this 8-point on Nov. 12. It's not her first kill, but her best one yet. The buck was killed on hunting club land in Burke County. More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

THURSDAY, NOV. 17   The Waynesboro-Burke Concert Series presents Ball in the House at 7 p.m. at Burke Office Park Auditorium. Tickets are $20 for adults and $5 for students. To purchase tickets, visit iTickets.com or www.burkeconcert.org. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Palmer Grove Missionary Baptist  Palmer Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 3261 Old Waynesboro Rd., Hephzibah, will celebrate its 41st pastoral anniversary in honor of its church pastor, Rev. Jerry Smith, each Sunday between Nov. 6-27.  More...

School News

FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY HONOR ROLL ANNOUNCED

1ST NINE WEEKS  1ST GRADE   A/B HONOR ROLL: Colin Bell, Samuel Delaigle, Autumn Hallman, Zoey Evans  A HONOR ROLL: Bree Chamberlin, Noah Christy, Sara Morgan Sapp, Hagen Williams  2ND GRADE   A/B HONOR ROLL: Riley Anderson, P More...

SPOOKY STORY WINNER ENJOYS PIZZA PARTY WITH HER CLASS

N’Kenge Richardson won a pizza party for her and her classmates after penning the winning entry in The True Citizen's annual Spooky Story Contest. The S.G.A. More...

Duke Talent Search Participants

Sixteen Blakeney Elementary School students have qualified to participate in the Talent Search Program sponsored by the Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP). More...

Local physician jailed for building code violations

A Waynesboro physician is being held in the Burke County Jail in connection with violations of the building codes of the City of Waynesboro.  More...

There’s a new sheriff in town!

After 36 years, Burke County has a new sheriff preparing to take office.  6,791 votes led Alfonzo Williams to victory on election day as he ended his campaign against the opposing candidate, Freddie Yelton. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

Full Story

REPOSE

It was one of those days. A day when, in the words of Cousin UncleMike, "I didn't hit a lick at a snake." It was Monday. More...

MAKING AMERICA GREAT AGAIN

The slogan “Making America Great Again” has received much attention in recent months. More...

For The Record

BURKE GRAND JURY RETURNS TRUE BILLS

The October 2016 Term Superior Court Grand Jury returned the following true bill indictments during the October 27, 2016 session with Judge J. David Roper presiding:  More...

REWARD OFFERED FOR INFORMATION

The Department of Natural Resources is looking for information after the carcass of a great blue heron was discovered at a Burke County dumpster. More...

Community Safety presentation Thursday

With the holiday season underway, local law enforcement wants the public to be prepared.  The Waynesboro Police Department will hold a Community Safety Presentation on Thurs, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Roy D. Neidlinger

Roy Dean Neidlinger of Sardis, Ga., age 54, passed away on November 4, 2016, in Burke County, Ga. He was born in Atlanta, Ga., to the late Norman Joseph Neidlinger and Louise Blackburn Neidlinger Johnson. More...

Jane Perkins Etheridge

Jane Perkins Etheridge, 60, of Augusta, passed away Friday, Nov. 11, 2016.  Mrs. Etheridge was predeceased by her parents, James and Uldine Perkins; and her brother, James R. Perkins. More...

David Osborne, Jr.

Mr. David Osborne, Jr., 59, of Waynesboro, entered into eternal rest on November 14, 2016. Funeral services will be held Sunday, Nov. 20, at 2 p.m. at Phinazee and Son Funeral Home Chapel, 404 West 8th St., Waynesboro, Ga. 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...