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

Sound Off, Aug. 30, 2013

Can someone soon tell us when the city is going to get out here and clean up the trees that have been cut down in ... Read more

Sound Off, Aug. 27, 2013

I picked up a copy of the County Compass, basically a Pamlico County paper, and I can’t believe how Hood Richardson is blasting our sheriff, ... Read more

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  1. SOUND OFF Aug. 21
  2. Letter: Economic development a Fool’s Errand
  3. Sound Off, Aug. 15, 2013
  4. My Turn: It’s time to implement waterfront plan
  5. Sound Off, Aug. 4, 2013 | 1 comment
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Who needs what and when: Screening for breast cancer in 2015

From Brenda Peacock, M.D. Current screening mammography guidelines for women in the United States have not changed, contrary to what you may have heard. The ... Read more

Write Again . . . The diary of a soldier

“1864 “It was the last full year of the war and First Sgt. William H. Fitzgerald, F Company, First North Carolina Cavalry, had obtained an ... Read more

Health Beat: Take the plunge

Whether you consider yourself a swimmer or not, I challenge you to take the plunge into becoming an aquatic exerciser. Why, you might ask? It ... Read more

“Tending Miss Emily” Stories: Fearing Alzheimer’s

I try not to fake it. But when someone begins a sentence with “Don’t you remember when…” or “You remember so and so, don’t you?” ... Read more

A good week in Washington

Last week was a good week in Washington. There was an air of positivity at every turn, a quality of life unrivaled. That quality of ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Tap Perry

To the Editor: I am a sophomore at Arendell Parrott Academy in Kinston. I have been a student there since 8th grade and my sister ... Read more

Thank you, Belhaven

To the Editor: While visiting my parents during the 4th of July festivities in Belhaven, my dog, Leo was spooked during the fireworks and ran off. Fortunately, ... Read more

Memories of the best weekend

To the Editor: I have just come from Old Ford Church of Christ where the Class of 1960 had our class reunion. I am like ... Read more

A thank you from Hiram Lodge

To the Editor: As many in the community know, Hiram Lodge No. 11 (PHA) of Washington was severely damaged by a fire during the evening ... Read more

Hospital campaign may end up hurting Belhaven

To the Editor: I believe protest movements oftentimes have a tendency to last much longer than the facts actually support their existence. Case in point, ... Read more