March 26, 2014 RSS feed / Editorial

THAT’S HOW

The two ladies spoke to me as I entered the restaurant. One of them commented on how late I was taking lunch. I acknowledged and explained that I had a tough time getting out of the office. More...

A LADY OF MANY TALENTS

Burke Banter Boy

Sadness came to our street again this week. As we grow older sadness seems to come often. Our next door neighbor of over fifty years went to be with her Lord, Jesus Christ. Mrs. Ella Ree Chance was, indeed, a lady of many talents. More...

LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – MARCH 31, 2004   Pansy Godbee announced she would not seek re-election as Clerk of Superior Court. Her chief deputy, Sherri Cochran, said she would be a candidate for the post. More...

WATCH OUT FOR THOSE SUIS AND SPUIS

It is clear to me that politicians have never attended contentious church meetings or served on contentious church board meetings. How else could they have passed a law that allows people to wear their guns to such meetings?  More...

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WORK AND SURVIVAL…A COLUMN

We are faced with difficult decisions in our ever changing world. While we realize the need to earn a living, we also are challenged to leave a livable planet for the next generation. More...