Al Klemm, Author at Washington Daily News

Columns

Boat building opportunities at Beaufort County Community College

When I decided to write opinion and information articles, I decided that many would focus on Beaufort County Community College (BCCC) and Beaufort County Schools ... Read more

by Al Klemm, Tuesday, April 23, 2024 12:04 pm

My Turn

Traveling in a car or in an airplane

I use to fly a lot. My last flight was before Covid occurred. Since then, I haven’t flown anyplace. I just don’t want the hassle. I drive instead. ... Read more

by Al Klemm, Tuesday, April 16, 2024 8:01 am

My Turn

Career Technical Education: Boat building at Washington High School

The boating industry employs a total of 1,200 plus employees in Beaufort and Pitt Counties combined. Beaufort County employees 600 plus by itself. The boating industry is ... Read more

by Al Klemm, Wednesday, April 10, 2024 8:01 am

My Turn

The hazards and the future of NC Highway 33

Greenville has slowly been creeping towards Beaufort County along NC Highway 33.  There are several new housing developments and Walmart and Lowes are already there.  ... Read more

by Al Klemm, Wednesday, April 3, 2024 8:13 am

My Turn

Economic development, opportunity and education

Economic development from my perspective is more and better jobs. For this to occur, there needs to be growth in business and industry in Beaufort County. Opportunity ... Read more

by Al Klemm, Wednesday, March 27, 2024 8:01 am

My Turn

Warmer weather is here and the primary election is over

I’m happy to say that warmer weather is here and the weeds are growing at a record rate in my yard with all the rain ... Read more

by Al Klemm, Wednesday, March 20, 2024 7:45 am

My Turn

My concerns with Beaufort County convenience centers

Beaufort County recently made changes to three of the convenience centers; Chocowinity, Cherry Run and River Road. Some paving repair was completed but the main change ... Read more

by Al Klemm, Wednesday, March 13, 2024 7:59 am

Columns

Budget, tax rates always fun topics in campaign season

During campaign season, the county budget and taxes are always topics among the county commission candidates. The taxes and budget are too high and need to ... Read more

by Al Klemm, Tuesday, March 5, 2024 9:30 am

Business

BIIC supports STEM education in Beaufort County

Bruce Middleton, STEMEAST executive director, was welcomed as the guest speaker at the September Business and Industry Innovation Council meeting. STEMEAST and STEM were the topics ... Read more

by Al Klemm, Sunday, September 24, 2017 7:53 pm