October 17, 2018 RSS feed / Editorial

LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – OCTOBER 22, 2008   Burke County High School won the 2008 Governor’s Cup for showing the most improvement in SAT scores in Region 3-AAA over a three year period. More...

Don Lively

AMONG THE FARMERS

(Reprinted from 2013)  My niece Fireball actually laughed out loud when I made the claim.  It was a simple statement.  I said that I was a farmer.  In retrospect, she probably had good reason to snort and I probably should have qu More...

Diana Royal

REMEMBERING

I am the face of one in four – times two.  I have kissed tiny fingers and pleaded to trade my own life for another.  I have learned that God does not barter. We are either the recipient of his miracles or we are not. More...

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Michael N. Searles

BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU ASK FOR

There is a word that has magic attached to it, and it’s the word Conservative. When it is uttered, people perk up their ears and listen. Some candidates recognize its power and use it as a given or first name. More...