January 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Development authority hosts statewide partners

The Development Authority of Burke County (DABC) recently hosted statewide economic development partners from the Georgia Department of Economic Development, Georgia Power and Electric Cities of Georgia to showcase tourism, economic development and q More...

Relay For Life

Burke County’s Relay For Life is having new life breathed into it, and organizers are hopeful this will bring in more teams and more money for cancer research.  Jessica Posey, who serves as the event lead, said the planning committee has t More...

Taste of Burke

Tickets on sale now

It’s time to get dressed up and attend a gala unlike any before.  More...

Sports

Bears pick up first region win

The Burke County Bears (6- 5, 1-1) started out the region schedule by defeating Cross Creek (7-8, 1-1) last Tuesday, Jan. 2, by 60-51. On Friday, Jan. More...

Lady Bears come back with big win over Richmond

The Burke County Lady Bears (8-5, 1-1) dropped a game to Cross Creek in a tight matchup last Tuesday by 52-47. On Friday night, Jan. More...

2018 fishing regulations now available

Anglers can find all necessary 2018 fishing information in the new Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.  More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Fresh Start Revival 2018  St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 2173 Davis Bennett Road, Millen, continues its Fresh Start Revival 2018 7 p.m. nightly through Jan. 11, 2018. The Rev. Forest Dickey of Stone Springield A.M.E. More...

School News

EBA announces honor roll for 2nd nine weeks

The following students were named to Edmund Burke Academy’s honor roll for the second nine weeks:  A+ HONOR ROLL   Seventh grade:  Lillie Brown, Noah Christian, Carson Hopper, Mary Benton Sylvester and Grace Tsakonas  Eighth 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...

BCSO recovers more stolen equipment

A Burke County man was arrested last week after he was found farming with a stolen tractor.  On Jan. More...

MLK celebrations this week

The annual parade is just one way the Burke County community is celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  More...

Editorial

PURPLE RAIN

The decision to do something even when the naysayers say you can’t: That’s what Dr. More...

Political Cartoon

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LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – JANUARY 16, 2008  Waynesboro police and GBI agents seized seven illegal video poker machines from two local convenience stores.  Buddy Sorrow was named head football coach and athletic director at Edmund Burke Academy. More...

For The Record

Sheriff’s office awarded grant

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office recently announced that it has been awarded a major traffic enforcement grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) in Atlanta.  More...

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 92 patients’ calls during the week of Jan. More...

State Patrol report

State troopers from the Sylvania Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated nine traffic crashes during the month of December 2017 in Burke County. Sgt. First Class J.C. More...

Obituaries

Donald Albert Thomas

Retired SFC Donald Albert Thomas, 89, of Waynesboro, died Jan. 1, 2018, at VAMC Augusta.  Mr. Thomas was born April 17, 1928, in Port Wentworth to John H. Thomas and Marie Carter Thomas. Mr. More...

Minnie C. Chance

Ms. Minnie C. Chance, 99, entered into rest Sunday, Jan. More...

Eddie Lee Jones

Mr. Eddie Lee Jones of Waynesboro, 65, entered into eternal rest on Jan. 4, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at Phillip Grove Baptist Church, 255 Lovers Lane, Waynesboro. More...

People

PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

Jennifer Naas   Jennifer Naas of Waynesboro was named to the dean’s list for fall semester 2017 at Bob Jones University in Greenville, S.C. More...