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Sound Off, March 9, 2014

  I think the county commissioners should quit acting like children and do their jobs and quit bickering between one and the other. They all ... Read more

Sound Off, Feb. 19, 2014

The state should not give tax dollars to charter schools. Charter schools are private schools not controlled by the state, so they should stay in ... Read more

Sound Off, Feb. 6, 2014

Whoever called in and said they lived in the county but they thought the county should give money to the city must be out of ... Read more

Sound Off, Jan. 23, 2014

In reference to the Chris Christie Sound Off, it was stating that our president is trying to help others and not hurt them; is giving ... Read more

Leadership program worth a look

The Washington-Beaufort County Chamber of Commerce is now taking applications for one of its most valuable programs, Leadership Beaufort. The Leadership program offers participants an ... Read more

More Articles

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Columns

Write Again . . . Music can be our blessing

 Our land — “this land is your land, this land is my land” — is rich in its many and diverse music forms and traditions. ... Read more

Notes from a Beekeeper: Anniversaries and Plans

  Time passes quickly when you are having fun. I recently passed two first-year anniversaries. I celebrated my first year as a beekeeper on March ... Read more

Education, community development hand in hand

It makes sense that community leaders would work together to make things better. Unfortunately, all too often, things get in the way. Politics, bureaucracy and ... Read more

Don’t be a ramp hog — boat launch etiquette

Ever meet the ramp hog? A ramp hog is that person completely unprepared to launch their boat when they splash the trailer. They prepare their ... Read more

Spring Produce is Here!

Now that the spring season is here, we can take advantage of its benefits like warm weather, blooming flowers and homegrown fresh produce! Produce is ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Beaufort County Commissioners meeting response

To the Editor:   Larry Britt has fired off another opinion letter, in the April 13, 2014, edition criticizing the Beaufort County Commissioners. This is ... Read more

To the editor: It’s been said that local government paints a picture of the community they serve. If this is true, the picture painted by ... Read more

A cutting-edge prison facility?

Editor, No city, county, state or nation has ever failed because it did not have a cutting-edge prison facility. Communities fail because debt burdens lead ... Read more | 1 comment

To the Editor:   “I will bless the Lord at all time, His praise shall continually be in my mouth.” Ps. 34:1   I am ... Read more

To the Editor: Since our house fire on December 11, 2013, we have received so much support from our family, friends, and community. We want ... Read more