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.

Board wants hunting law changed

The Beaufort County Board of Commissioners wants the N.C. General Assembly to change the wording of a law that bans roadside hunting in the county ... Read more

On the table — $2 million offered to aid effort to save Belhaven’s hospital

On the table — $2 million offered to aid effort to save Belhaven’s hospital

The Beaufort County Board of Commissioners on Friday voted 4-3 to lend $2 million — if specific conditions are met — to the effort to ... Read more

What a relief — Homeowners get break on insurance

What a relief — Homeowners get break on insurance

Staff, wire reports   President Barack Obama is set to sign into law a bipartisan bill relieving homeowners living in flood-prone neighborhoods from big increases ... Read more

Stunt Night celebrates 50th anniversary

Headline: Stunt Night celebrates 50th anniversary     By MIKE VOSS Washington Daily News   A Washington High School tradition celebrates its 50th anniversary tonight. ... Read more

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