October 29, 2014 RSS feed / Editorial

A LITTLE BIT CRAZY

I’m a ro-de-o de-o de- More...

LOST AND FOUND

Snow was gently coming down as I walked through the accumulated snow on a dark misty evening somewhere in Germany. Typical of a man, I not only had not asked for directions but also had no idea of where I was or where I was headed. More...

Rick Allen is man of integrity

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LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – NOVEMBER 3, 2004  Tax Commissioner Cynthia McManus, Sheriff Greg Coursey and Commissioner Wayne Crockett all withstood challenges and were re-elected in the November 2 General Election. More...

COMMUNITY IMPACT ON LOSS OF 2.2 MILLION ACRES

There’s something special about Burke County that has managed to withstand the test of time and the ever changing world around it since 1777.  It’s a place where everyone knows everybody; everyone smiles and says “hello” More...

Stone should drop out of senate race

EDITOR:  As a registered and a frequent voting citizen of this community, I am concerned about the elected and/or appointed officials who represent me in local, state and federal positions.  There is an unclear picture that I have received More...