July 15, 2015 RSS feed / Editorial

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THE POOR TAX

In British history, poor relief was provided by government and ecclesiastical action. More...

LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – JULY 20, 2005  A report by the Associated Press named Plant Vogtle as the favored site for Southern Nuclear’s first new reactors in more than 30 years, but company officials said the decision was “pretty far down More...

FORREST GUMP EXPERIENCES…THE SOMETIME STORY OF MY LIFE

Sometimes – okay often times – I have Forrest Gump experiences. Those are the experiences of being nearby when important events happen though you are not part of them. More...

Time for commissioners to step up for animals

EDITOR:  Several months ago, a group of citizens attended a County Commission meeting. While nothing was promised in that meeting, they said it would be under consideration. We have waited patiently for some help.  More...