January 9, 2019 RSS feed / Editorial

THESE IRRITATING SALES CALLS

Heading into work Monday morning, my husband and I were discussing how much we enjoyed the holidays and the opportunity we had for precious time spent with both our families. More...

BACK WHEN

The conversation was, as is often the case when folks my age gather, about how things used to be.  About the good ol' days.  We were talking about how things were when we were younger and much less technically adept.  Before many of us More...

GIVING CREDIT WHERE CREDIT IS DUE

When it comes to the partial government shutdown there’s a lot of finger pointing. Most fingers are pointed at the President, a growing number of people are blaming Republicans, and about one third blame the Democrats. More...

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LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – JANUARY 14, 2009  Construction was about to start on the Elba Express Pipeline, a long haul natural gas pipeline that would cross the southwest part of the county for 23 miles on its 191 mile trek from Elba Island near Savan More...

TIME CHANGES THINGS

I was five and I didn’t care that I had to use binoculars. I climbed all those stairs at the Civic Center happily, stopping every couple of feet to turn around and ask my mama if we were close to our seats yet.  More...