Sound Off, Aug. 15, 2013

I would like to thank Bill Cook for his long hours of service in the General Assembly and for his commitment to protecting the most ... Read more

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

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