December 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Development Authority plans for the future

The Development Authority of Burke County (DABC) aims to focus on a communitywide strategic plan, as well as increased communications in 2018, according to executive director Jessica Hood.  More...

S.G.A. Students of the Month

“Be a Hard Worker” was the Positive Behavior/Character Trait for the month of December. More...

Magic of Christmas

GUNNER Gunner Howard McKerley, 6 months Son of Jason and Laura McKerley of Waynesboro Grandparents are Larry and Dianne Vickrey of Waynesboro, Tina and the late Freddie McKerley of Williston, S.C., a More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

TUESDAY, JAN. 2  Burke County High School will have its second semester open house from 4-6 p.m. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Shoe Fashion Show  Daughters of Zion Court 211, Heronines of Jericho, Waynesboro, will host it shoe fashion show at Bryant Grove Baptist Church 4 p.m. Dec. 30. For more information contact, Earnestine Patterson, M.A.M. More...

People

PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

Lonnie Oellerich  Lonnie Oellerich of Hephzibah qualified for the Fall 2017 Dean’s List at Belmont University. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C. More...

Seniors honored by Peel Grove

Peel Grove Baptist Church recently honored its senior members. More...

PSC votes to continue Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion

Thousands of people received an early Christmas present last week when the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) gave its approval to complete Vogtle Units 3 & 4.  More...

Home lost in Christmas fire

A family in Lazy Acres near Hephzibah has lost everything following a fire that destroyed their home on Christmas night.  More...

True Citizen 2017 year end review

A close call for the new units at Plant Vogtle, a priest's murderer pleads guilty, a mayor repays the city for unauthorized expenditures.  More...

Editorial

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LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – JANUARY 2, 2008  Department of Natural Resources Ranger Jeff Billips said his agency was receiving an increasingly large number of calls related to armadillos. “They’re just invasive pests,” he said. More...

READ ON

What's on your nightstand?  I don't mean that five shot Saturday night special you keep there to protect your assets.  I mean what book is putting you to sleep at night or keeping you reading deep into the darkness.  Did you get any bo More...

Obituaries

Howard Wilson DuMars

Mr. Howard Wilson DuMars, 84, of Wildwood. Fla., entered into rest on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017.  Born in Greenville, Pa., he was a resident of Waynesboro for 40 years and of Wildwood. Fla., for 10 years.  More...

Dr. Alton David Luckey

Dr. Alton David Luckey, DMD, 75, entered into rest Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. He was the loving husband of Charline F. Luckey.  Dr. Luckey was a resident of Augusta. More...

Ronald A. “Ronnie” Ward

Ronald Aubrey “Ronnie” Ward, 79, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017, at Candler Hospital in Savannah. 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...