Bobby Burns

Bobby Burns: Happy Fourth, Washington is going home

I have a few items to write about today if for any other reason it is the anniversary weekend of the founding of our great nation. My wife and I recently had the opportunity to visit Durham along with my stepmom to see “Hamilton” at the performing arts center. My oldest daughter, who lives in Durham, did not go with us but was an excellent host before and after the show. ...
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Bobby Burns: Finding community

In Episode 13 of the Evanston Rules podcast, Fifth Ward City Council Member Bobby Burns shares how the various people in his life have made a difference. He mentions our very own Evanston Rules host Ron Whitmore, who was his kindergarten teacher as a character of influence. In our conversation,...
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The Fall Drinking Guide: Meet the Bobby Burns, the Best $9,700 Cocktail Money Can Buy

It’s often said that you shouldn’t waste nice alcohol in a cocktail. This opinion is usually offered with the authoritative weight of fact: That if you have, say, a very nice bottle of whisky, the “right” way to experience it is in a glass, without ice, presumably alongside an eyedropper of branch water and a tasting notebook labeled How to Take the Fun Out of Drinking. While it’s always wrong to tell other people how to drink, the admonition against using a pricier spirit to mix drinks is especially untrue for Scotch whisky and monumentally untrue for the Bobby Burns,...
Times Union

Bobby Burns set to lead CBA football for the first time this fall

COLONIE — Coaching salaries in college and pro football are lucrative enough to pry even the most loyal mentor away from a beloved assignment. When it comes to high school athletics, the figures made coaching could never solely snatch anyone away, so there would have to be a more profound reason to shift to another destination. Christian Brothers Academy provided the proper incentive for Bobby Burns two months ago to leave his coaching position.

Defender Bobby Burns leaves Barrow by mutual consent

Bobby Burns has left Barrow by mutual consent. The 21-year-old defender joined the Bluebirds from Hearts last summer and had a short loan spell at Glentoran last season before injury struck. A statement on Barrow’s official website read: “We would like to thank him for his efforts whilst with Barrow...
Times Daily

Bobby Burns Long

FLORENCE — In His perfect timing, July 11, 2021, Bobby Burns Long departed this life on Earth for a heavenly celebration. Bob was born April 27, 1937 in Panola, AL to the late Curtis and Blanche Long. He was preceded in death by his unforgettable wife, Peggy Long, as well...
Times Daily

Bobby Burns Long

FLORENCE — Bobby Burns Long, 84, died July 11, 2021. Visitation will be Saturday July 24, 2021 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Williams Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life will start at 11:30 a.m. with burial in Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens. Support local journalism reporting on your community. * New...
High Point Enterprise

Rev. Bobby Burns

THOMASVILLE – Rev. Bobby “Bob” Eugene Burns, 83, a resident of Thomasville, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on May 7, 2021, at Thomasville Medical Center. He was born on July 26, 1937, in Forsyth County, a son to the late Luther Sherman Burns and Marjorie Motsinger Burns. Bob served in the United States Army and then continued his education at Piedmont Bible College. He became an ordained minister shortly afterward and pastored Canaan Baptist Church for many years. He had a passion for spreading God’s word as a minister and serving his Lord and community, which was very close to his heart. Bob also owned Poly Supply Company before retiring. He was a member of New Heights Baptist Church and loved his church family. He was a loving father, husband and friend. He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Ann Burns; a daughter, Martha Ann Burns; and four brothers, as well as four sisters.
Daily Northwestern

Bobby Burns projected to win 5th Ward race

Community organizer Bobby Burns is projected to win the 5th Ward aldermanic race, according to preliminary results from the Cook County Clerk’s Office. Burns and his opponent, local gun control activist Carolyn Murray, captured almost 66 percent and just over 33 percent of votes respectively, with all precincts reporting. “I’m...

5th Ward aldermanic candidate: Bobby Burns

Bobby Burns, who’s running for 5th Ward alderman, is about 30 years old. He’s a political consultant who rents a live-work loft at 1601 Simpson St. Burns and the other active candidate for 5th Ward alderman, Carolyn Murray, were interviewed about their views on major issues by Evanston Now’s Jeff Hirsh.