July 3, 2013 RSS feed / Editorial

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STAY FREE

Don Lively

That hurt.  When I pulled my hand away from my nose that had seconds before been smacked by a broken piece of a supposedly unbreakable ax handle, all I saw was blood.   Lots of blood. More...

Soldier thanks wife from Afghanistan

EDITOR:  My Wife Efia and I are from Burke County with our parents still residing in Waynesboro and Keysville. I am a First Sergeant in the US Army currently deployed here in Afghanistan. More...

Let Them Eat Cake

The phrase, “Let them eat cake” is commonly attributed to Marie Antoinette, the wife of King Louis XVI in response to the assertion that the poor had no bread. More...

LIVING INTO THE PROMISES WRITTEN IN INK AND BLOOD

Jim Shumard

I give thanks to God and Country this July 4th that I have been born and raised in this land of the free—and if Don were writing this, he would add “in the South!” I too am thankful for growing up in the South. More...