December 10, 2014 RSS feed / Editorial

WHY?

I was drinking my morning cup of coffee which, realistically, is more like four cups since it requires a large mug to do what my morning coffee has to do.  And, as usual, it tasted like crap.  I drink coffee every morning.  I don&rsqu More...

LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – DECEMBER 15, 2004  A granite slab recognizing U.S. Highway 25 as the George Washington Highway was restored to prominence by William T. Stone of Waynesboro. More...

NO JUSTICE—NO PEACE

In over a hundred American cities, the words, “No Justice - No Peace” have been repeated since the killings of Michael Brown of Ferguson, Missouri; and Eric Garner of New York City. More...

RIDDLE ME THIS

JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT. WHY WOULD I WANT TO LOBBY OUR STATE LEGISLATURE TO CHANGE THE NAME OF OUR GREAT STATE FROM “GEORGIA” TO “GEORGIA?”

I was raised on the values derived from the American Revolution, the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States of America. I was taught that it was more important what you did with your life than to whom you were born. More...

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Congratulations to new Burke County State Court judge

EDITOR:  On behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, I would like to offer congratulations to Burke County Solicitor-General Jackson E. Cox of Waynesboro on his appointment by Gov. More...

PHENOMENA

Once in a blue moon my old brain gets to working, and I begin to think. Just the other day, I was attacked by a spasm of thinking. In my mind, I began to marvel at all the inventions and other changes that have occurred in my eighty odd years. More...