August 29, 2018 RSS feed / Editorial

STANDARDIZED TESTING: IS THE WEIGHT WORTH IT?

Whether students like it or not, standardized testing is a large part of their high school career. These tests provide evaluations for not only students, but teachers and the education system as a whole. More...

NO LABOR DAY

(Reprinted after re-writes from 2008)   Labor Day is almost here.  More than just a sad reminder that Summer is nearly gone, the holiday was begun over a hundred years ago as a way to give working Americans a weekday off from their toils. More...

LEARN SOME MANNERS

I shared a Facebook post a few weeks ago about the sheriff’s office arresting some folks for having nearly a pound of marijuana and 160 Xanax pills in their car. More...

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LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – SEPT. 3, 2008   46 year-old Johnna Reid of Waynesboro died when her jet ski went over the Savannah River Dam and plunged 50 feet.   More...

BEING OUT OF PLACE

Being out of place has been described as not in the proper situation, not belonging; inappropriate for the circumstances or location. We all know of experiences when something or somebody seemed out of place. More...