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Harold Robinson, Author at Washington Daily News

Community Columns

Learning by the example of others

Tracey and I have just finished watching an afternoon of collegiate football and thoroughly enjoyed doing so. I have heard the word “Coach” applied to ... Read more

by Harold Robinson, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 7:17 pm

Community Columns

What draws us back home

The Pamlico River is like a magnet to many of us. It has drawn us back home after many years of being away from Washington, ... Read more

by Harold Robinson, Monday, October 5, 2020 7:33 pm

Community Columns

A fresh breeze and the smell of tobacco

The Roberson side of my family was raised on the Mill Road. My grandfather (Mr. Jim Roberson) decided to stay in the Old Ford community, ... Read more

by Harold Robinson, Monday, September 28, 2020 6:19 pm

Community Columns

No misdeed was immune to the silent code

After moving back to Washington from Raleigh — we were only gone for a 1 1/2 years — the school system placed me in Mrs. ... Read more

by Harold Robinson, Monday, September 21, 2020 6:19 pm

Community Columns

The health department days gone by

There were two institutions located on Harvey Street when I was growing up. If you count the high school, then I guess there were three. ... Read more

by Harold Robinson, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 5:22 pm

Community Columns

They ‘had our backs’

Our freshman year meant that we were about to enter a “brave new world,” where we would be around 16-to-18-year-old students. No longer were we ... Read more

by Harold Robinson, Monday, August 31, 2020 5:45 pm

Community Columns

Two things we all remember

Growing up, there were many events, dates and places we as kids, and later high school students, will never forget, from who we escorted to ... Read more

by Harold Robinson, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 4:50 pm

Community Columns

Two things we all remember

Growing up, there were many events, dates and places we as kids and later high school students will never forget, from who we escorted to ... Read more

by Harold Robinson, Monday, July 27, 2020 9:57 pm

Community Columns

The 4 things no boy could do without

There were four items that every boy who attended John Small School owned. These were not big possessions, but they were all important to the ... Read more

by Harold Robinson, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 11:25 am

Community Columns

Summers with no AC were not that long ago

Summertime has arrived in eastern North Carolina, and with it comes the heat and humidity that accompanies it. We all complain when it is too ... Read more

by Harold Robinson, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 7:19 pm

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