Opinion

My Turn: It’s time to implement waterfront plan

On May 29, 2012, then City Manager Josh Kay proposed to City Council a new management model for the City Waterfront Docks.  Minutes for the ... Read more

Sound Off, Aug. 4, 2013

How long is the city of Washington going to allow the geese to ruin the Veterans Park walking trail along Jack’s Creek? They are going ... Read more | 1 comment

Letter to the Editor: Publish voting records of elected officials

To the Editor: Kudos to you for the July 28 editorial “While We Were Sleeping” regarding the “sweeping changes made by the NC General Assembly.”  ... Read more

Letter to the editor: Thanks for supporting wounded military

To the Editor: I want to take this opportunity to thank the individuals who made possible the Hope for the Warriors Golf Tournament on Saturday.  ... Read more

Sound off, Aug. 1, 2013

Just rode by Veterans Park, noticed all the duck droppings. I’m sure the city of Washington could spare some of their hardworking employees one or ... Read more

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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