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 . . . Our national obsession

They were sitting on the floor of the large performance gazebo at Festival Park. Both were focused on their little hand-held communication gizmos. Their smart-phones, ... Read more

Write Again. . . We called them savages

“Bartow, this one is worthy of a re-run.  Have read it many times and shared with many . . .” Well, now.  Thanks, Marti. That ... Read more

About vaccination and the third-leading cause of cancer

Cervical cancer is currently the third-leading cause of cancer death in women worldwide. While the use of Pap smears has been effective at reducing cases ... Read more

Workers fair share

When state legislative leaders cut benefits for North Carolina’s unemployed they maintained that they were merely bringing North Carolina more into line with surrounding states. ... Read more

Write Again . . . The day he didn’t sing

My old friend — well, not exactly “old” in years; no, maybe that too — the Rev. Charles M. Smith, is a man possessed of ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: May 22, 2015

To the Editor: In your May 13 issue of the Washington Daily News, an article written by Mike Voss discussed the City Council’s deliberations concerning ... Read more

Letter to the Editor: May 22, 2015

To the Editor: I guess Brian Williams’ recent case of “misremembering” may be contagious. After reading the “Taking a Toll” article in the Sunday, March ... Read more

Heads, politicians win; tails, taxpayers lose

To the Editor: In June 2014, the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners approved a 2014/15 budget that projected expenses of $54,131,752, and implied revenues of ... Read more

Politics is a tough game

To the Editor, Politics is a tough game. I am always shocked when representatives of the people decide to choose political deals over people’s welfare. ... Read more

Letter to the Editor: May 13, 2015

To the Editor, The person who wrote the Letter to the Editor about the sheltering of animals in Beaufort County most obviously does not know ... Read more