Opinion

Sound Off, Sept. 22, 2013

Well, now we know how they really, really stand and how they really feel about the people of North Carolina. Our elected officials—Richard Burr, Walter ... Read more

Sound Off, Sept. 6, 2013

  Let’s get this straight, the group wanting to take over the waterfront is only going to look after from the sidewalk to the water? ... Read more

A challenge for cheaters

The majority of you have been cheating. A recent survey said 91 percent of Americans do work-related tasks off the clock. Thirty-seven percent spent more ... Read more

Seeking beneficial solutions

That unsightly, floating green mess on Jack’s Creek isn’t algae or scum. It’s aquatic vegetation known as duckweed. What might look terrible to us is ... Read more

Sound Off, Sept. 1, 2013

I see somebody called in and said should the students wear uniforms? I say, “No.” Everybody does not need to be dressed alike. That’s why ... Read more

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Columns

Ask SCORE: 50 years of ‘paying it forward’

By Harlan Janes The concept of ‘pay it forward’ is an old one, popularized by a movie of that name in 2000. It is the ... Read more

Diet averts kidney stones

 My recent experience with a kidney stone has sparked a personal interest in learning how to make sure that experience is my last. Often, we ... Read more

My Turn: An incorrect rationale

By Warren Smith                                             ... Read more

Purpose of God Annex dinner: The rest of the story

  From Purpose of God Annex A grand celebration dinner of thanksgiving was recently held for the purpose of honoring supporters and encouraging others who ... Read more

GARDENING TIPS: How to grow good tomatoes

  Much success in growing tomatoes can be attributed to use of a few proven techniques. First, start by selecting varieties that are proven performers. ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Bad behavior, county commissioners

To the Editor: I’m writing about the way Hood Richardson twists everything around to make his point/view what everyone should follow. His latest tirade against ... Read more

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