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 . . . Doesn’t tradition matter?

Gray. GRAY? They now wear gray uniforms, I tell you true. “They” are the Washington High School Pam Pack track team. Lord-a-mercy. What hath follow-the-trend ... Read more

Mental Illness: Study and Stigma

By MICHAEL BILBRO  Mental illness.  Yes – illness.  It’s not a weakness, a flaw in character, nor an unfortunate imperfection.  It is an illness, treated ... Read more

Celebrating volunteerism

This year, during the week of April 12–18, we celebrate volunteers. In 1974, as a way to “recognize and celebrate the efforts of volunteers,” President ... Read more

Write Again … “The river calls to me”

Write Again … “The river calls to me” Bartow Houston     There are a lot of talented people here in Beaufort County.  Now, there’s ... Read more

Proud to be (very distantly) related to Dean

My dad, Dan W. Smith, long-time head of the local meat packing company that makes Old Tar Heel Sausage and the hot dogs Bill’s sells, ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

In response to the Letter to the Editor, Pantgo Creek LLC

To the Editor, The new corporation set up by the Town of Belhaven to reopen the hospital is Pungo Medical Center, Inc. We feel a ... Read more

Letter to the Editor: April 15, 2015

To the Editor: The Pew Research Center, as reported in the Wall Street Journal, found that 90% of Americans believed that their local library had ... Read more

Letter to the Editor: April 14, 2014

To the Editor: I am very pleased to see the city pursuing a proven way to reduce the geese population. These resident geese likely do ... Read more

Letter to the Editor: April 12, 2015

To the Editor: On Monday night (April 13), a proposal regarding Washington’s waterfowl population at Veterans Park will be discussed at the City Council meeting. ... Read more

From the managers of Pantego Creek, LLC

 As the managers of Pantego Creek, LLC, the entity formed to enforce the terms of Vidant’s agreement to takeover Pungo District Hospital, we would like ... Read more