Opinion

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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Columns

My hemorrhoids are killing me

Alright, it’s okay to chuckle at that headline. But in reality hemorrhoids CAN kill you! What?  Are you serious?  Perhaps you always thought hemorrhoids were ... Read more

Write Again . . . We became one heartbeat

We all called him “Lip.” His last name was Lipscomb. More properly, and in a different setting, he would have been called Sergeant Lipscomb. Or ... Read more

HEALTH BEAT: Help your family spring off the couch and into motion

Spring is upon us, and if you have been considering trying to help your family be more active, now is a great time. Not only ... Read more

Write Again . . . It was “to save my buddies”

My friend Jack Pyburn, himself a World War II veteran, knows that I am quite a history buff regarding that period. The World War II ... Read more

Write Again … How good is your memory?

Alright, reader friends. How good is your memory? Your recall of advertising jingles and slogans from yesteryear? Would you like to find out? If so, ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: March 27, 2015

To the Editor, As a journalism student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, I’ve heard the horror stories of newspapers that have ... Read more

Letter to the Editor: March 17, 2015

To the Editor, When I was a teenager my parents taught me how to drive and at that time you needed to learn on a ... Read more

Letter to the Editor: March 15, 2015

To the Editor: It is a unique experience to go on safari and see the “big five.“ It’s so unique that most of us will ... Read more

Jail Fail fail, March 10, 2015

To the Editor: The front page of the WDN on Feb. 15, 2015, displayed a headline entitled “JAIL FAIL” superimposed on a photo of the ... Read more

The transition of F. Ray Moore Oil Company propane operations

To the Editor: On Dec. 16, 2014, we at Suburban Propane officially — and excitedly — joined the Washington community. We’re assuming the propane operations ... Read more