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

Write Again . . . It’s a losing proposition

For those among you, kind readers, who aren’t particularly interested in or concerned about language usage, please let me assure you that should you elect ... Read more

Tending Miss Emily: Handling anger, or not

Caregiving with anger and bitterness doesn’t work. I know. Mother and I tried that approach for three years. We were both miserable. Eventually, learning about ... Read more

Continuing our commitment to health care

The American health care system is going through a once in a lifetime transformation. Many of these changes are for the better. In the state ... Read more

Health Beat: New nutrition facts label

A new nutrition facts label   Ashley Corbett   We’ve all seen it. It’s on every box, bag and canned goods in the grocery story. ... Read more

Write Again . . . It’s an equal opportunity

This column could have been titled “Thoughts on death and dying,” but that would have been a bit morbid. That just wouldn’t be a good ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Sept. 24, 2014

To the Editor: Regarding the controversy in Belhaven over the old hospital and Vidant: When Belhaven rescinded the construction permit, they gave rather lame excuses. ... Read more

Letter to the Editor: Aug. 13, 2014

To the Editor: I want to express my heartfelt thanks to the managers and staff at the Food Lion on (U.S. Highway 264 East in ... Read more

Letter to the Editor: Aug. 12, 2014

To the Editor, This letter is to inform the citizens of Beaufort County to a concern that I was made aware of recently. I found ... Read more

We are truly blessed, Aug. 3, 2014

To the Editor: I know we live in a negative world. The evening news begins with murder, robbery and criminal activity. If someone makes a ... Read more

Letter to the Editor: July 30, 2014

To the editor:   Why do so many people in Beaufort County insist on displaying their ignorance in writing regarding the proposed jail? Ask yourself ... Read more