Mike Voss

Contributing Editor

Mike Voss is the contributing editor at the Washington Daily News. He has a daughter and four grandchildren. Except for nearly six years he worked at the Free Lance-Star in Fredericksburg, Va., in the early to mid-1990s, he has been at the Daily News since April 1986. Journalism awards: • Pulitzer Prize for Meritorious Public Service, 1990. • Society of Professional Journalists: Sigma Delta Chi Award, Bronze Medallion. • Associated Press Managing Editors’ Public Service Award. • Investigative Reporters & Editors’ Award. • North Carolina Press Association, First Place, Public Service Award, 1989. • North Carolina Press Association, Second Place, Investigative Reporting, 1990. All those were for the articles he and Betty Gray wrote about the city’s contaminated water system in 1989-1990. • North Carolina Press Association, First Place, Investigative Reporting, 1991. • North Carolina Press Association, Third Place, General News Reporting, 2005. • North Carolina Press Association, Second Place, Lighter Columns, 2006. Recently learned he will receive another award. • North Carolina Press Association, First Place, Lighter Columns, 2010. 4. Lectured at or served on seminar panels at journalism schools at UNC-Chapel Hill, University of Maryland, Columbia University, Mary Washington University and Francis Marion University.

City Council begins budget workshops next week

Washington’s City Council begins a series of workshops on the upcoming 2016-2016 budget next week. The workshops are scheduled to run Monday through Thursday. Monday’s ... Read more

Boating access project slated for Beaufort County

Improvements to the Mason’s Landing boat ramps on Tranter’s Creek should be completed by this summer, according to the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. The ... Read more

City endorses projects, seeks to avoid clawbacks

Washington is endorsing a grant application seeking up to a $500,000 grant to help bring businesses — new ones and expanding ones — to the ... Read more

Proposed spending plan includes fee increases

The proposed city budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year, which begins July 1, that revenues from permits and fees will be flat during the coming ... Read more