March 22, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

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A COMMON MAN

Andrew Jackson struck a note for the common man when he was elected President in 1828. Andrew Jackson was the first President born in a state other than Massachusetts or Virginia. More...

LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – MARCH 28, 2007   Byne Blueberry Salsa was picked as the first ever winner of the Flavor of Georgia Contest. More...

Home Country

If there's one thing you can honestly say about Delbert McLain, he's as persistent as a winter cough. More...

ARRIVAL

If you remember, last week we talked about the weird weather patterns and how it was warm and balmy one day, frigid and rainy the next.  Remember?  Last week?  Okay, yes, I am aware that many of you who read me every week are in the sa More...

A POET WHO DIDN’T KNOW IT

I was eight years old. Each student in my class received a subscription to a children’s magazine called Highlights. I’d never heard of it before. More...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Editor,  More...