Those of you who have lived in the area for a while know better than to get too attached to your favorite local television news ... Read more
5 days ago by Steve Barnes.
I was recently interviewed by the Guardian Newspaper and The BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation), both news service outlets in Great Britain. The purpose of the interviews ... Read more
5 days ago by Leesa Jones.
Vail Stewart Rumley wrote the original version of this column on Sept. 15, 2001, shortly after the 9/11 attacks. I prepared to go to work ... Read more
1 week ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.
123 years ago, coastal shipping was still an essential method of moving goods to market. The Federal government recognized that a system was needed to ... Read more
1 week ago by Ray Midgett.
As a pediatrician serving eastern North Carolina, as well as a father to school-aged children, I truly appreciate the important role that in-person education has ... Read more
1 week ago by Vidant Health.
I seem to be at my creative best while sitting in my rocking chair on my front porch. It’s a little cooler now, so I ... Read more
2 weeks ago by Steve Barnes.
Milt and I enjoyed the Labor Day weekend with friends. We had a wonderful time remembering the good old days when we were students here ... Read more
2 weeks ago by Leesa Jones.
Despite stultifying hot and humid weather, during the last two weeks of August, birders around the county observed over 90 species. Adept piedmont birder Bill Hooker, ... Read more
2 weeks ago by Betsy Kane.
By Charles Thrasher The impact of the 2020 census on rural America might best be summarized by a line from Bruce Springsteen’s song “My Hometown”: ... Read more
2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.
This column seems to have sparked a lot of fond memories for some of those who grew up in Washington many, many decades ago. I am ... Read more