July 11, 2018 RSS feed / Editorial

WHY ARE WE IN DEBT?

Many of us in this country are carrying much more personal debt than we’d like to admit. Whether our income is $50,000 or $500,000, we all seem to be caught up in the same habits of overspending and over-borrowing. More...

YOU CAN’T MAKE THIS STUFF UP

There are times and this seems to be one of them when words lose their meaning. If it weren’t true, no one would believe it. More...

LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – JULY 16, 2008  In a referendum on animal control, almost 80 percent of voters expressed support for the county to build and operate an animal shelter, along with the creation of an animal control program.   More...

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COUNTRY SIDE

(Reprinted from 2012)  More...

THE GLORY OF LOVE

I knew I was going to marry him the first time I saw him. He was tall and lanky, tan and pretty, with dark hair, dimples and friendly, honest eyes. More...