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Anderson gets life for killing girlfriend

A Keysville man will spend the rest of his life in prison after a Burke County jury found him guilty of murdering his live-in girlfriend last week.  In March of 2013, Dexter Alexander Anderson was arrested for the murder of his 24-year-old girlf More...

News

Playground Paradise

City of Waynesboro workers, pictured below, hauled off the playground equipment that local children and visitors alike enjoyed for many years. More...

Brent Cribb Memorial Golf Tournament July 11

The second annual Brent Cribb Memorial Golf Tournament will be held July 11, and proceeds from the tourney will fund a scholarship in his name. Georgia Independent School Association began hosting the tournament at Sea Palms Golf Resort on St.  More...

Highway 56 accident results in man’s death

Burke County recorded its eighth traffic fatality of 2017 last week.  More...

Obituaries

Thomas E. “Tommy” Ansley

Thomas E. “Tommy” Ansley of Sylvania, Ga., 56, passed away Saturday, July 1, 2017, at his residence. Tommy was born in Augusta and was a lifelong resident of Sardis. More...

Eddie L. Blount

Eddie L. Blount entered into rest on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 in Augusta, Georgia. Eddie was born January 5, 1939 in Waynesboro, Georgia, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Blount. He joined Green Branch Christian Faith Center. Mr. More...

Mary Clarke Godbee

Mrs. Mary Clarke Godbee of Girard, Ga., 84, passed away on Thursday June 29, 2017 at Sylview Nursing Home in Sylvania, Ga. Mrs. Godbee was born in Jenkins County and was a lifelong resident of Girard, 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...

Burke man gets 95 years for child porn

Superior Court Judge James G. Blanchard Jr. said the photographic evidence in the case was “the worst I have ever seen in my life.”  Joseph P. More...

HEAD START REGISTRATION

Registration for the Head Start program is currently underway for children ages 3-4 for the 2017-2018 school year. More...

LEADERSHIP BURKE 2017

It’s time to apply

Applications are now being accepted for the upcoming Leadership Burke 2017 class. More...

Editorial

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Editor:  Every week I read over The True Citizen and get so disappointed when I read Michael Searles’ editorial.  More...

Political Cartoon

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EASY TO LOCATE

(Reprinted from 2010)  “I can‘t find it,” my friend insisted.  “What map are you using?” I was feigning helpfulness.  A Rand-McNally Road Atlas.”  “Well, no wonder,” I said. More...

For The Record

BBB warning: IRS may call you after all

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has changed the way it deals with overdue taxes, and that means third party collection agencies may now call you on the phone.  Like the IRS, Better Business Bureau (BBB) is concerned this change might lead to More...

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS JUNE 26-JULY 2

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Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Revival  Oak Grove Baptist Church of Girard will hold its last night of revival 7 p.m. tonight, July 5. The Rev. C.D. Roberts will deliver the message. The Rev. Willie R. More...