January 23, 2008 RSS feed / Editorial

An Excellent Choice

It was evident early on that District Attorney Danny Craig was the frontrunner to be appointed Judge of Superior Court, replacing the retiring Judge Neal Dickert. More...

RFD

I was glad to hear the Uptown Augusta Veterans Affairs Medical Center was named the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center. Charlie was a great man and a great congressman. More...

THE TROUBLE WITH OBAMA ...

Can Sen. Barack Obama be elected president? Are you talking to me? Here's my answer: probably not. Barack has too little experience. He doesn't know his way around Washington. He has that dope-using issue in his background. More...

Dixie Divas

THE MATTER OF FAMILY MANNERS

Karen and I exchange recipes often. She's an excellent cook so I can always count on her recommendations. Except for the tortilla soup recipe she passed along. It was okay but not particularly enticing. More...

Letters to the Editor

Continues fight for their home Editor: I have been a Burke County resident for as long as I can remember, and this is my story: My father-in-law passed away a couple of years ago and left my husband an older model mobile home. More...

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THE GATHERING OF HYPOCRITES

"Do you know why I don't go to church?" The old man looked me in the eye as he asked the question. I could tell that he thought he would tell the preacher something new and shocking. More...

Looking Back

10 years ago: Jan. 21, 1998 The Burke County Transit System ended the year with a profit of $8,744. According to director Earl Porterfield, the system had income of $171,956 and expenses of $163,212. More...

THE PRAYING CONTEST

When I was thirteen years old, without consulting me first, my appendix decided to bust wide open. I never found out what causes that to happen and, from what I understand, medical science still doesn't know. I just knew it hurt. More...