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Leadership Burke grads committed to serving community

This year’s Leadership Burke participants did something no other class before them has done: They’ve come up with a service project to help local families get something most of us take for granted - a good night’s sleep. More...

News

Leadership Burke presents service project

This year’s Leadership Burke participants did something no other class before them has done: They’ve come up with a service project to help local families get a good night’s sleep.  More...

Plant Vogtle emergency information calendar now available

Residents living within the 10-mile emergency planning zone (EPZ) of Plant Vogtle have been mailed a 2018 Plant Vogtle Emergency Information Calendar with instructions on how to respond in the event of a plant emergency. More...

How the new tax laws affect you

These days so much of what we “know” is found via television and the internet. The act that repealed the tax code at the end of 2017 was very often a topic of discussion on both. More...

Sports

Spartans left empty handed twice in one week

On Monday, Jan. 22, the Edmund Burke Spartans hosted the Eagles of David Emanuel Academy in hopes of getting their second win against the Eagles this season but came up short with a score of 59-47.  More...

Lady Spartans dominate DEA, fall to Frederica

The Edmund Burke Academy Lady Spartans hosted the Lady Eagles of David Emanuel Academy on Monday, Jan. 22, and came away with a 50-28 win.  More...

CSRA All-Area

Three Edmund Burke Academy varsity football players were recently named to The Augusta Chronicle and Augusta Sports Council’s CSRA All-Area Football Team for the 2017 football season. More...

Burke Happenings

What's Next?

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES   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...

Rockwell crowned Citizen of the Year

Gail Rockwell fought back tears as her husband, Rocky, rubbed her arm and smiled; she was the only one at their table who wasn’t in on the surprise.  As Anne Marie Kyzer described the 2018 Citizen of the Year during the Burke County Chambe More...

Burke County needs more doctors

(Editor’s note: Ben Palmer contributed to this story.) To put it simply, Burke Medical Center is one of the top hospitals in the state when it comes to financial problems.  More...

FUN & GAMES

This week, we are reaching out to younger readers with a new feature – Newspaper Fun. This high-energy, children’s activity page features puzzles, games and more and has a cast of offbeat animal characters. More...

Editorial

DO IT NOW

Is there something you’ve always wanted to do in life but for some reason you just haven’t yet? Do you have a bucket list you’d like to start on right away? Catch yourself thinking, well maybe next year?  More...

REPORT FROM THE CAPITOL

The Senate reconvened on Monday, January 22 and met for four days last week.  More...

Political Cartoon

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For The Record

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS-JAN. 22-29

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Burke County EMA report

The Burke County emergency Management Agency responded to 99 patients' calls during the week of January 22-28.  Sixty five of those calls resulted in transports. Thirty nine patients were taken to Augusta hospitals. More...

Obituaries

Marian Claudia Bargeron

Marian Claudia Bargeron, 88, the daughter of the late Malcolm and Janie McNorrill Bargeron, passed away Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. She was a native and lifelong resident of Sardis and a member of the Sardis Baptist Church.  More...

Louis Lorenzo Phillips

Mr. Louis Lorenzo Phillips of Augusta, 42, entered into eternal rest on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Chavous B. Johnson & Reid Funeral Service 885 Waters Street, Waynesboro, GA 30830 - (706)554-7843. More...

Mary Jean Mobley Stephens

Mary Jean Mobley Stephens (Marty) entered into rest Monday, Jan. 22, 2018.  Mrs. Stephens was born in Waynesboro and was the daughter of the late John Thomas Mobley and Lucille Cullen Reddick and stepfather James Lamar Reddick (Buddy).  More...

People

PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

Tariq De’Juan Washington, a 2017 graduate of Burke County High School, was named to the president’s list at North Georgia Technical College for fall 2017. More...