February 4, 2009 RSS feed / Editorial

The high price of cheap gasoline

Just a few months ago, you could not find gasoline at $4.25 a gallon. If lucky enough to find it, many of us driving larger vehicles were cut off at $100, the credit card limit at many stores, whether your tank was filled or not. More...

RFD

Mickey and Linda Horton came by our office last week and I was amazed at how well Linda was doing. She does not look like the same woman she was several months ago. Linda underwent a liver transplant last year and her recovery is remarkable. More...

WEATHER OR NOT

After all the years I lived in the Rockies you'd think that the recent cold we've experienced here in the South wouldn't affect me. Not true. It's the humidity. Here the cold engulfs you. More...

Dixie Divas

SCOTCH-IRISH RECYCLING

My brother-in-law, Rodney, the wizard of wisecracks in our family, was sitting at the island in my kitchen, watching as I put away food from a Sunday School get-together. More...

Political Cartoon

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Looking Back

20 years ago: Feb. 3, 1999 Mike Falleur resigned as head football coach and athletic director at Burke County High School to accept a similar position in Elbert County. More...

WHAT THE BULLDOGS NEED

Let's forget the economy and Barack Obama for a moment. Let's turn to a really serious question that should have been addressed months or even years ago: What's wrong with the Georgia Bulldogs' football team? More...

Letters to the Editor

Thank you, Dixons Editor: I would like to add my congratulatory note to Jimmy Dixon upon his retirement. His years of service as a leader of the Burke County Commission were truly exemplary. More...