August 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Beaver dams have major impact on viability of Lake

(Editor’s note: This is the second installment of a two-part series addressing issues, including beaver dams, that can be found in Jones Lake in Waynesboro.)   More...

News

Local barbershop gives free back-to-school haircuts

Masses of children headed back to the classroom for the 2018-2019 school year this week, and many of them were sporting new haircuts courtesy of a local barbershop.  More...

Tractor Supply to celebrate pets through the month of August

Tractor Supply Company in Waynesboro is dedicating the entire month of August to showing its appreciation for animals. More...

BBB warns of nationwide vehicle transport scam

The Better Business Bureau is alerting consumers nationwide of a fake transporting business that has cost victims thousands of dollars and earned itself an F rating. More...

Sports

Celebrate National Shooting Sports Month in August

Created to encourage participation in the shooting sports and emphasize firearms safety, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division encourages you to celebrate the More...

Obituaries

Rachard Malique Heath

Sardis, GA- Mr. Rachard Malique Heath, age 17, entered into eternal rest on August 3, 2018. Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 11, 2018, 11:00 a.m. at Phillip Grove Baptist Church, 255 Lovers Lane, Waynesboro, GA. More...

Roosevelt Jones, Jr.

Lorain, OH- Mr. Roosevelt Jones, Jr., age 72, entered into eternal rest on August 6, 2018. Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 11, 2018, 3:30 p.m. at Phinazee and Son Funeral Home Chapel, 404 West 8th Street, Waynesboro, GA. More...

School News

Scenes from back-to-school

One kindergartener in Jessica Russell’s class at Waynesboro Primary School, pictured above, took a while to warm up after being dropped off but seemed all better after a nice breakfast and comforting hugs from his new teacher. 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...

Salemi resigns as county coroner

Burke County Coroner Susan Salemi has resigned from her post.  The announcement came last week during a budget work session of the board of commissioners. County administrator Merv Waldrop said she submitted her resignation on Wednesday, Aug. More...

BMC Rural Health Clinic to relocate

Burke Medical Center’s Rural Health Clinic is making moves that will help in the facility’s expansion.  Last month, BMC announced that Dr. More...

Editorial

MAKE IT A CLEAN SWEEP

You have more natural energy when your environment, health and emotional balance, money and relationships are all functioning at a high level. More...

Political Cartoon

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DOLLY TIMES TWO

"I ain't scared."  It was a refrain that I and my childhood playmates often repeated when we'd be out in the woods late at night surrounded by the mysterious sounds that dark forests make.  And, the truth is, we weren't scared.  More...

For The Record

Jurors drawn for Superior Court

REPORT AUG. 13

Jurors have been drawn for the April 2018 term of Superior Court criminal/civil session with Judge Michael N. Annis presiding. Jurors are to report at 9 a.m. Monday, August 13 to the Burke County Courthouse.  More...

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 78 patients' calls the week of July 30 - August 5. More...

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS•JULY 30-AUG. 5

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People

PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

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Welcome little one!

Kate Louise Hillis

Jonathan and Olivia Hillis announce the birth of their daughter, Kate Louise, born at 3:10 p.m. on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at University Hospital in Augusta. She weighed 8 pounds and 13 ounces and was 21 inches long. More...

Ian Stembridge

U.S. Air Force Airman Ian W. Stembridge graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio- Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. More...