March 12, 2014 RSS feed / Editorial

LOOKING BACK

This week in Burke County history

10 YEARS AGO – MARCH 10, 2004 The Rev. J. Harold Rowland, former Waynesboro mayor and longtime pastor of First Baptist Church in Waynesboro, died after a long battle with cancer. He had also been a writer and columnist for The True Citizen. More...

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Don't throw away old flags

Letter to the Editor

Last Monday afternoon I was making my bi-weekly trip to the dumpster on the corner of Lovers Lane and Highway 24 West. More...

IT WAS GOOD ENOUGH FOR DODGE CITY…A COLUMN

In the Old West, carrying a gun was considered a rite of passage for an adult male. Since a man had a responsibility to protect himself and his family, few individuals were without a weapon in their homes or when they traveled. More...

JUST US NOW

Most visitors to the wooded enclave call her Lucy but that’s not really her name.  It’s phonetically correct but technically wrong.  Her real name is LoosE, as in loose.  As in morally loose. More...

AND THE CHILDREN SAID, “OUR GOD IS BIGGER THAN YOUR GOD!”

How many times have we heard children play that game. “My dad is bigger your your dad!” Well at least I played that game as a child and I usually said, “My father outranks your father!” for we were in the military. More...

TROUBLE, TROUBLE AND DOUBLE TROUBLE

Burke Banter Boy

That week started off with Trouble and it got worse. It seems to be leveling off a bit. Today is Thursday and so far it has been a pretty nice day. Maybe, tomorrow we will see more improvement. More...