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News

Is it more winter or warmer weather?

Students in Jami Walden’s first grade class at Waynesboro Primary School were sad to see their shadows last week, as the group sported their groundhog masks and went outside to get in on the weather predicting. More...

Lewis receives Certificate of Distinction

Brenda Lewis, who serves as vice mayor for the City of Waynesboro, recently received the prestigious Certificate of Distinction award from the Harold F. More...

Library named in Gresham’s honor

A lifelong resident and advocate for the City of Keysville was recently honored as the library at Boggs Rural Life Center was named for her.The Emma Gresham African American Research Library opened its door on Jan. More...

For The Record

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 110 patients' calls the week of Jan. 29-Feb. 4. Of those calls, 84 resulted in transports. Forty-four patients were transported to Augusta. More...

State Patrol report

State troopers from the Sylvania Post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated four traffic crashes during the month of January 2018 in Burke County. Sgt. First Class J.C. Lacienski said the traffic crashes resulted in one injury and no deaths.  More...

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS•JAN. 30-FEB. 4

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Obituaries

Octama (Oct) Lively Poole

Octama (Oct) Lively Poole, 84, of Columbia, S.C., wife of 63 years to James David Poole (Jimmy), entered into Glory at 2:10 a.m. on Feb. 1, 2018 with joy on her face at home, with family. More...

Beauty Mae Harvey

Mrs. Beauty Mae Harvey, 91, entered into eternal rest on Jan. 23, 2018, in Clearwater, Fla. She was born in Millen but spent most of her adult life in Florida. More...

Robert Robinson

Mr. Robert (Greedy) Robinson of Waynesboro, 65, entered into eternal rest on Feb. 3, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at Fellowship Baptist Church, 4820 Highway 25 South, Waynesboro. 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...

Three teens arrested for murder

All three suspects in the shooting death of a 24-year-old man are teenagers. More...

Weekend health clinic ‘immediate success’

The first weekend operation for the Burke Rural Health Clinic was “an immediate success,” according to Burke Medical Center Clinics Administrator Allison Clark.  The clinic, located at the corner of Jones and Fifth streets, is now op More...

Editorial

TAMING YOUR GREMLIN

“There is a gremlin within you and he is the narrator within your head”. – Richard D. Carson  More...

Political Cartoon

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BACK HOME AGAIN

(Please enjoy this reprint of my very first column from August of 2007.)   More...

Sports

Bears finish second place in region

The Burke County High School Bears (12-7, 7-3) finished the season second place in Region 3-AAAA. The Bears defeated Thomson last Tuesday, Jan. 30, by a score of 68-59. They were victorious again on Friday night, Feb. More...

Lady Bears secure second place standing as regular season ends

The Burke County High School Lady Bears (15-6, 8-2) had a great week, defeating Thomson on Tuesday, Jan. 30, by 62-48. On Friday night, Feb. More...

Lady Spartans crash against Crusaders, trounce Jaguars

Flu season struck the Lady Spartans of Edmund Burke Academy, and they found themselves without two starters and three bench players when they faced the Lady Crusaders of Trinity Christian last Tuesday. More...

Burke Happenings

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BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES   More...

Church News

Church News

Black History Month Cornerstone Christian Center Church of Waynesboro will celebrate Black History each Sunday in February during its 9 a.m. service. More...

People

PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

Georgia State  Two local students were among the more than 3,000 who graduated from Georgia State University during ceremonies held in December. More...

School News

FCA Students of the Month

Each month, Faith Christian Academy recognizes the Planters Electric Students of the Month. More...

Bears with Character

Nine Burke County High School students were named “Bears with Character” for the month of January. Students were nominated by the department chairs and were then chosen by administrators.  More...

EBA Students of the Month for January

Several Edmund Burke Academy students were chosen as Planters EMC Students of the Month for the month of January. More...