January 3, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Bears to represent Burke in Border Bowl V

Two Burke County High School football players have been picked to represent Team Georgia in the fifth annual Border Bowl.  More...

H&R Block here has new owners

The H&R Block franchise, located at 1207 North Liberty St. More...

Nominations sought for citizen, business of the year

The Burke County Chamber of Commerce continues to accept nominations for special awards that will be presented at the Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting at the end of this month.  More...

For The Record

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT JAN. 8

Jurors have been drawn for the Superior Court criminal session with Judge James G. Blanchard Jr., presiding. Jurors are to report 9 a.m., Monday, Jan. More...

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS-DEC. 18-24

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Two WPD officers complete training

Two Waynesboro Police Officers recently completed a course in Advanced Traffic Law conducted by the Georgia Police Academy.  Officers Justin Rowland and Daniel Rodriguez were among the public safety officers who successfully completed the course More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

THURSDAY, JAN. 4   The Burke County Retired Educators Association will meet at 3 p.m. at the Burke County Senior Citizens Center.  SATURDAY, JAN. 6   More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Fresh Start Revival 2018  Williams Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 1772 GA Highway 17 North, Millen, continues its Fresh Start Revival 2018 7 p.m. nightly through Thursday, Jan.4, 2018. The Rev. More...

Legals

Legal Advertising

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 County man charged with seven felonies for theft

Thanks to the combined efforts of both the Burke and Richmond counties sheriff’s offices, more than $50,000 in stolen landscaping equipment has been returned to its owner and a Burke County man now faces felony charges.  More...

Oaths taken in Sardis

Carol Edmonds officially became the first female mayor of the City of Sardis when she took her oath of office yesterday (Tuesday) morning. Pictured at left, Edmonds was sworn in by mayor pro-tem Arthur Long. More...

Editorial

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LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – JANUARY 9, 2008  Burke County Extension Coordinator Will Duffie resigned in order to accept a position in private business. More...

BYE BYE, LAST YEAR

What a ride it’s been.  And now, just like that, it’s over.  Are you glad?  Or was it such a good year that you hate to see it go?  At my age, any year I spend the entirety of out from underneath the cemetery lawn is a More...

Sports

EBA Spartans win one, lose one

The Edmund Burke Academy Spartans participated in the Brentwood Christmas Tournament, and picked up a win and a loss.  More...

Lady Spartans go 1-1 in Brentwood tournament

The Lady Spartans came out strong after the Christmas break against the Lady Eagles on Thursday Dec. 28, for their first game in the tournament. More...

Obituaries

Daisy Deal Riggs Edenfield

Daisy Deal Riggs Edenfield “Miss Daisy”, 87, entered into rest Thursday, December 28, 2017. She was a native of Bulloch County and was a daughter of the late Josh Deal and Sudie Connor Deal. More...

Doris Elizabeth Lupo Daniel Robinson

Doris Elizabeth Lupo Daniel Robinson, 90, died peacefully at Magnolia Manor on St. Simons Island, Georgia December 26, 2017.  More...

Dorothy E. Lovett

Dorothy Ann “Dot” Ellison Lovett of Sylvania, Ga., age 76, passed away on Monday, January 1, 2018 at Hospice Home of Savannah. She was born in Burke County, Ga. More...