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BCHS ninth-graderattacked and robbed

A Burke County High School student has been arrested and charged with two felonies, aggravated battery and robbery by force, after a ninth-grader was attacked and robbed while in the boys restroom.  More...

Rib cook-off Sept. 9

Racks by the Tracks

The Waynesboro Shrine Club is looking for folks with the best grill skills.  On Saturday, Sept. 9, teams will turn up the heat in the annual rib cook-off, Racks by the Tracks, where a $1,300 purse is up for grabs.  More...

Neighborhood Renewal Project

The Neighborhood Renewal Project recently awarded four Burke County students with scholarships as they pursue their college careers. More...

For The Record

Burke Grand Jury returns True Bills

The April 2017 Term Grand Jury returned the following True Bills of Indictments during the Aug. 7, 2017 session with Judge Carl C. More...

Peeping Tom spotted with his pants down

There is still a man out fondling himself in public – perhaps multiple men – and officers need watchful eyes to help them find whoever it is. More...

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS AUG. 14-20

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Obituaries

Malona Mills Dixon

Malona Mills Dixon, 81, of Girard, entered into rest at home on Aug. 19, 2017. Visitation was held at DeLoach-McKerley- Prescott Funeral Home in Waynesboro on Monday, Aug. 21, from 5-8 p.m. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. More...

Freddie Buist McKerley Jr.

Funeral services for Freddie Buist McKerley Jr., 70, of Elko, S.C., will be held 11 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 24, in the Folk Funeral Home Chapel, Williston, S.C.; burial will be at the Williston Cemetery. More...

Rev. Thomas Moore

The Rev. Thomas Moore of Waynesboro, 69, entered into eternal rest on Aug. 20, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, at Remnant of Christ Church, 2015 Herndon Road, Waynesboro. Interment will be in Pines Cemetery. More...

Suspect wounded after shooting in Waynesboro

A suspect in a drive-by shooting was hospitalized after he exchanged gunfire with Waynesboro police Friday afternoon.  More...

Qualifying for local offices in progress

Qualifying is underway for several local offices across the county, and many have already thrown their hats into the running.  More...

Researcher returns to rap

DOC MCBREEZY

It could be the next big dance craze, and Burke County citizens have a chance to be in the video.  More...

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THE GREAT BARNYARD ESCAPE

(Reprint from 2008)   Our old barn was a place of great adventure.  It was huge and already ancient by the time I came along.  It was built of weathered lapboard with a rusty tin roof.  The barn took on many incarnations from our More...

HAS AMERICA LEARNED ITS LESSON?

Some lessons are easy to learn while others take longer. We learned early in life not to touch a hot stove, but dry ice, if held long enough, will produce severe frostbite and damage the skin the same as a burn. More...

Sports

Bears disarm Warriors in season opener

The Burke County Bears defeated Grovetown 41-7 in their season opener.  More...

Lady Bears have rocky week

The Lady Bears softball team started last week with a 10-6 win against Washington County but dropped the week’s remaining games against Greenbrier, 15-1, and Harlem, 9-1. More...

Netters take more steps forward

The Burke County High School volley ball team won its match last Tuesday against Laney High School (25-11 and 25-20) and also won matches on Thursday against Baldwin County High School (25-11 and 25-10) and A.R. Johnson (25-0 and 25-0).  More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Sunday Night Concert  Rosemont Baptist Church, 522 Hwy 25 N, Waynesboro, will host its Aug. Sunday night concerts featuring well known singers. 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...