January 29, 2014 RSS feed / Editorial

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Burke Banter Boy

The other day as I was taking my leave of the store, Mrs. Charlotte Lambert said to me “Don’t do anything you can’t do on a bicycle”. She went on to say that that was what her husband Bobby admonished her to do. More...

THOSE CRAZY SWISS—A COLUMN

Michael N. Searles

Those crazy Swiss are at it again. Now there is a grassroots committee calling for all adults in Switzerland to receive an unconditional income of 2,500 Swiss francs ($ 2,800) per month from the state. More...

Don Lively

It’s coldee!  Or maybe it’s spelled coldy!  Perhaps coldie!  I really have no idea.  One of my great nieces, I’m not sure which one, they are like stair steps agewise and all as pretty as Spring rainbows, anyway, More...

LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – JANUARY 28, 2004  Isaac Beard retired from his post as Sardis Postmaster after a long career in the Postal Service. He had worked in post offices in Waynesboro and Augusta also. More...