DISTRACTIONS, CELL PHONES, CAR CRASHES AND TEENAGERS!

EACH DAY, ELEVEN TEENS DIE AS A RESULT OF TEXTING AND DRIVING!  More...

LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – JANUARY 21, 2009  Local citizens expressed optimism following the inauguration of President Barack Obama. More...

THE LEGACY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

Dr. King established a clear path as to what he thought and what we should do. His reliance and devotion to church teachings, the nonviolent philosophy, activism, and service all laid a foundation for his actions. Dr. More...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Editor:  This is my response to an article I enjoyed reading by Mr. Michael N. Searles in the Jan. 2, 2019 issue of The True Citizen.  More...

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MORE BACK WHEN

Last week we pondered.  Okay, to be honest, pretty much every week we ponder, don't we?  If my unscientific demographic reader research is anywhere near correct, many of you who read my weekly scribblings are close to my age, and as we talk More...

IT STARTS AT HOME

Just before our local schools went on break and we bid farewell to 2018, I sat down with Burke County Public Schools Superintendent Rudy Falana and Burke County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Lewis Blanchard for an indepth interview on what they More...