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Betty Mitchell Gray, Author at Washington Daily News

Columns

In memory of Marc Basnight

If you are newly arrived in eastern North Carolina, you may not recognize the name of Manteo resident Marc Basnight other than in connection to ... Read more

by Betty Mitchell Gray, Wednesday, December 30, 2020 11:38 am

My Turn

There on our behalf

“What did the President know and when did he know it?” This is a famous question asked by Sen. Howard Baker Jr. during a committee ... Read more

by Betty Mitchell Gray, Friday, February 17, 2017 6:09 pm

My Turn

The hallmarks of our heritage

I have been thinking a lot about a poem over the last few days since President Trump signed his executive order severely limiting refugees and ... Read more

by Betty Mitchell Gray, Tuesday, January 31, 2017 5:02 pm

My Turn

‘We’ve come a long way, baby’

When I was a little girl, in the 1950s and into the 1960s, I told my father that I wanted to follow in his footsteps ... Read more

by Betty Mitchell Gray, Wednesday, July 27, 2016 5:46 pm

Letters to the Editor

An eye toward protecting the river

To the Editor: I recently wrote N.C. Senator Bill Cook a letter to express my disappointment with his support of the N.C. Senate’s efforts to ... Read more

by Betty Mitchell Gray, Friday, June 17, 2016 6:33 pm

News

Voting study committee to begin work

A committee that will study a change in the way county commissioners are elected will begin its work later this month following the appointment of ... Read more

by Betty Mitchell Gray, Tuesday, February 5, 2013 9:20 pm

News

Commissioners joust over voter ID resolution

Beaufort County leaders earlier this week, in a split vote along party lines, endorsed a requirement for voters to have a photo identification in North ... Read more

by Betty Mitchell Gray, Wednesday, January 9, 2013 7:15 pm

News

School construction projects OK’d

Four new school construction projects — totaling $73,500 — will be under way in the coming months following approval this week by the Beaufort County ... Read more

by Betty Mitchell Gray, Wednesday, January 9, 2013 6:59 pm

News

Commissioner wants ‘a more open-minded committee’ to study limited-voting

Appointments to a committee that will study the possibility of changing the way county commissioners are elected were delayed Monday after a county leader pushing ... Read more

by Betty Mitchell Gray, Tuesday, January 8, 2013 9:47 pm

News

Newcomers join county board

Two new members were among the four men who took the oath of office Monday night to serve on the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners. Read more

by Betty Mitchell Gray, Tuesday, December 4, 2012 8:38 pm

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