September 25, 2013 RSS feed / Editorial

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SUMMERTIME HAS FADED

Burke Banter Boy

It is mid September and summer has waned and continues to wane. The weather is hot and sticky but there have been good rains. The rains have turned the vegetation of our county brilliant with its many shades of green. The growth is abundant. More...

“Debt is a Four- Letter Word” … A Response

Letter to the Editor

EDITOR:  I agree with True Citizen columnist Michael Searles that the National Debt and Deficit are important and contentious issues (Sept. 18 edition). More...

LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – SEPTEMBER 24, 2003   In a letter to the Burke County Commission, Hospital Authority Chairman Jesse C. More...

WESTWARD

Don Lively

I didn’t know who Horace Greeley was back then.  I only knew that he was reputed to have penned one of the most iconic and repeated quotes of the 19th century.   More...