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THE PEN IS MIGHTIER THAN THE SWORD

"The pen is mightier than the sword" is an adage that argues communication, administrative power or advocacy of an independent press is a more effective tool than direct violence. More...

MURPHY’S MOTHERS LAWS

Murphy’s law is defined as “a rule that states, ‘If something can go wrong, it will, and usually at the worst time.’” There is a website that has all sorts of examples of different types of “laws” and, since More...

LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – NOVEMBER 21, 2007  Burke County Sheriff ’s Investigator Frankie Parker unraveled a burglary ring when he spotted a car he had seen on security camera footage from the Shoe Carnival in Augusta. More...

ON THE WING

The invitation took me by surprise.  I was contacted by a gentleman who owns the property right across the road from mine.  There’s quite a difference in his tract and mine.  Hundreds of acres difference.  More...

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY

Black Friday, the Friday after Thanksgiving, is the unofficial start of the Christmas shopping season, but it’s the next day, Small Business Saturday, that really puts me in the holiday spirit.  More...