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CHRISTMAS TOUR OF HOMES

The Burke County Woman’s Club Christmas Tour of Homes will take place Saturday, Dec. 2, from 4-7 p.m. Each week we will display homes featured in the Waynesboro tour. In conjunction with the tour, St. More...

DOWNTOWN PARADE SLATED FOR DEC. 9

It’s a bird!  It’s a plane!  No – it’s Superman in a Santa hat!  The annual Downtown Christmas Parade is bound to be one of epic proportions as it combines two favorites of children everywhere: superheroes and S More...

‘Tacky Sweaters’ for warm coats

What’s worse than wearing an ugly Christmas sweater? More...

For The Record

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS-NOV. 20-26

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Young boy is beaten, robbed

Three suspects are in custody after a young boy was beaten and robbed Monday, Nov. 20.  According to Waynesboro Police Department spokesman Lt. Tommy L. Henderson, at a little before 6 p.m. More...

Jurors drawn for State Court

REPORT DEC. 4

Jurors have been drawn for the December 2017 quarterly term of Burke County State Court with Judge Jackson E. Cox II presiding.  Jurors are to report at 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

SATURDAY, DEC. 2   Santa Claus is coming back to the City of Midville after 25 years. The city is looking for floats, bands, queens, ROTC units, motorcycles, cars, civic clubs, Boyscouts/Girlscouts, etc. For more information, call 478-589-7557. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

2017 Musician Appreciation Program  First Baptist Church of Gough wil hold its 2017 Musician Appreciation program 6 p.m. Dec. 2. Honorees include the Rev. Tracy B. Brown, Jarel Brown, Meghan Coleman and Zaccheus Hawkins. The Rev. More...

Tuesday election will determine Sardis mayor

Only around 37 percent of voters participated in the election earlier this month

Only seven votes separated them last time, and come Tuesday, one will be declared the mayor of Sardis once and for all.  Sardis voters will decide between Preston Conner and his challenger Carol Edmonds next Tuesday, Dec. More...

Christmas on Liberty is Friday

For nearly two decades, the Burke County community has welcomed the Christmas season with its own special tradition, and this year is no exception. The 19th annual Christmas on Liberty Square kicks off this Friday, Dec. 1, beginning at 5 p.m.  More...

Editorial

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LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – DECEMBER 5, 2007  Several Taylor’s Barbecue employees were held at gunpoint when two black men robbed the restaurant at 10:20 Friday night. More...

A WHOLE LOT OF NOTHING

(Reprinted from 2010)  I was getting dressed and needed an unbiased opinion, so I consulted one of the bevy of female relatives I rely on for such advice.  “How would this tie look with this shirt?” I asked.  “Like mo More...

Sports

Spartans start off season 2-0

The Spartans of Edmund Burke Academy hosted the Eagles of Brentwood School on Monday Nov. 20, hoping to snag their second win of the season. More...

Lady Spartans defeated by Lady Eagles in first home game

The Lady Spartans (1-1) of Edmund Burke Academy faced the Lady Eagles of Brentwood School Monday Nov. 20, and came up short, giving them their first loss of the season.  More...

Obituaries

Robert Edmond

Robert Edmond “Unk” passed away Nov. 22, 2017, in his Waynesboro home.  More...

Josephine "Jo" Goodson Knight

Mrs. Josephine “Jo” Goodson Knight, 86, entered into rest Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, the daughter of the late Hoyt Mayfield Goodson and Lillie Lively Goodson. Mrs. Knight was born in Augusta and lived most her life in Burke County. More...

Erik Jensen Jr.

Erik Jensen Jr., 65, beloved husband of Pamela White Jensen, entered into rest on Sunday Nov.26, 2017, at his residence. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 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  More...