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More memories of the mosquito man

I am grateful for the tremendous response I received about last week’s column regarding the Mosquito Man.  I not only heard from Beaufort County residents, ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Monday, June 7, 2021 3:35 pm


Remembering the Mosquito Man

Milt and I recently spent an enjoyable evening with some dear friends while eating a wonderful seafood dinner.  We dined outside in a beautifully built ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Monday, May 31, 2021 5:43 pm


Youthful imaginations cross paths with history

My twin sister Lena, my husband Milt and I enjoy reminiscing about our childhood growing up in Washington.  We had so much fun and much of ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Monday, May 24, 2021 5:18 pm


Washington’s Victory Arch

I am so grateful the Washington Daily News asked me to write a weekly column. I really enjoy it and one of the things I enjoy ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Monday, May 17, 2021 7:48 pm


Music on Main Street-great idea

I want to publicly thank whoever who came up with the idea to put speakers on the street light poles on Main Street which play all genres of music continually. ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Monday, May 10, 2021 1:34 pm


Remembering old landmarks

Milt and I enjoy taking walks in the morning. Sometimes we go seven to 10 miles around town. One of my favorite parts is remembering old ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Monday, April 26, 2021 3:23 pm


Celebrating a special birthday

I want to extend a very special thank you for the wonderful response to last week’s column about Washington native and civil rights leader Sarah ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Monday, April 19, 2021 7:22 pm


Happy Birthday to a hometown hero

A national treasure and a woman who changed the laws of the land will celebrate her 92nd birthday Sunday April 18.  I am referring to my ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Monday, April 12, 2021 4:47 pm


Opera had a home in Washington

My friend and BoCo Town podcast co-host Steve Barnes will have the unique pleasure of interviewing two singers who are studying at East Carolina University. They will ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Monday, April 5, 2021 4:24 pm


Remembering Washington’s Tulip Festival

Looking at the tulips growing in my backyard brought back some wonderful memories of spring while growing up in Washington. I wasn’t born when Washington celebrated ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 11:36 am

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