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A call for 10-percent tax reduction

Growth rates in Beaufort County’s population and income statistics present a stark contrast to the growth in our property taxes. From 2000 to 2014 population ... Read more

Sights and stories of Pantego Academy Historical Museum

Sights and stories of Pantego Academy Historical Museum

By GAIL FOWLER When my husband and I pulled up to the Pantego Academy Historical Museum, in a tiny hamlet of 179 people just outside of ... Read more

Good times gone?

FROM JIM SMITH Is the last decade of the 20th century as good as it’s ever going to get in America? When I grew up ... Read more

Write Again . . . Our First Lady of Verse

She died Jan. 9, 1959. I never knew her. More’s the pity. Her name was Nellie Miles Paul. Included in her obituary was that she ... Read more

Dishing the dirt: Wow, that’s a lot of food

From the Beaufort County Cooperative Master Gardeners Harvesting your garden fruits and vegetables is what it’s all about. All that hard work through the spring ... Read more