October 10, 2018 RSS feed / Editorial

CHOOSING A LIFE OF RESILIENCE

Resilience is the quality that allows some people to be knocked down in life and come back stronger than ever. Instead of letting failure overcome them, they find a way to get back up and move on. More...

YOUNG ME

Facebook sometimes makes me ache between the ears.  I enjoy social media as much as the next Southern baby boomer; but it can get, shall we say, tiresome.  The same posts and shares repeated over and over ad nauseam.  But every now an More...

ASIAN INVASION

If The Beatles and Michael Jackson had a love child, the product would be BTS.  And there’d still be traces of Sonny and Cher, Prince and even a bit of Elvis, Eminem and Whitney Houston.  BTS is the most popular boy band in the world More...

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LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – OCTOBER 15, 2008  A former local chiropractor avoided arrest for theft by conversion when he reimbursed all his patients who had paid in advance for treatment. Dr. More...

BELIEVING WOMEN

It hard for some to believe that women are trustworthy. The idea that women were unreliable extends into the distant past. The Old Wives Tales epithet references supposed truth which is actually superstition or something untrue worthy of ridicule. More...