June 20, 2012 RSS feed / Editorial

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Don Lively

WASTIN’ AWAY

It was the morning after and I was just starting my drive back to the homeplace when I saw a stray beach ball blowing down the interstate.  I just smiled to myself. I knew where the errant toy had come from. More...

Jim Shumard

CONTEXT MATTERS MORE THAN WE KNOW!

I have decided in the midst of physical pain that I would choose emotional pain any day over physical pain...at least until I am actually suffering emotional pain. More...

Other Voices

MISS PAULINE AND MISS ROSALIN

Many years ago these two fine ladies lived in Old Sardis. Their home was directly across from where Richard Clayton lives and is now the Joiner home. More...

Looking Back

10 years ago: June 19, 2002  Code enforcement officers collected more than $18,000 in back taxes owed on mobile homes in Burke County.  The Burke County Board of Education held its first meeting in the school system’s new central offi More...

RFD

The Burke County Community lost another one of its steel magnolias this week. Nancy Cates died Monday at University Hospital in Augusta. The news of her death circulated quickly Monday ... all of us experiencing shock and disbelief.  More...

Dixie Divas

WASHING UP THE DISHES

A friend, en route from Charlotte to Atlanta, stopped to spend the night with me. I knew she needed more than a comfortable bed. She needed a hot meal. More...

Letter to the Editor

No communication  Editor:  I am writing to state dissatisfaction and the lack of communication I received from Early Headstart.  More...