March 15, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

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LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – MARCH 21, 2007   The Wayne Crockett family was named Burke County’s “Farm Family of the Year” by the Burke County Chamber of Commerce. More...

THE ANT AND THE GRASSHOPPER

Many of us have heard the story of the Ant and the Grasshopper by Aesop that promotes the value of hard work and preparation. More...

Home Country

There’s something so satisfying about getting out of bed when the world is still dark and quiet and resting. Making the coffee gives us time to scratch and think. Well, scratch, anyway. More...

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SPRING? WHEN?

Well, that's going to leave a scar.  I should say, another scar.  This latest injury will, eventually, be a dime sized, perfectly round, pink mound of scar tissue.  My body is covered with jagged slash marks and puncture wounds from s More...

CALIFORNIA LOVE

I stayed up all night, making a California-themed playlist and sending “"in case something happens to me” texts to my closest friends. To be fair, I was far from an experienced traveler. More...