April 6, 2016 RSS feed / Editorial

LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – APRIL 12, 2006   In what was described as the largest private forestland sale in United States history, 21,000 acres in Burke County were sold by International Paper Company to Resource Management Service. More...

TWO STATES’ SOLUTIONS

"Give the people what they want" is a maxim that politicians have learned well. More...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Editor:  I was asked by many citizens of Burke County to challenge the residency requirements that have to be met to become a qualified candidate for office, in this instance those of Sheriff candidate Alfonzo Williams.  More...

EXCERPTS FROM GRANDMA

(Reprinted from 2012)  Diaries have been kept for centuries.  Eve probably wrote one complaining about Adam moseying around naked in the garden, before the serpent invaded Eden of course.  Folks have recorded their every day doings for More...

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