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Vaccinations, masks create safe learning environments

As a pediatrician serving eastern North Carolina, as well as a father to school-aged children, I truly appreciate ...

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Come for the art, stay for the beer

By Charles Thrasher  The impact of the 2020 census on rural America might best be summarized by a ...

Coronavirus

Delta variant spread renews vaccine urgency

The arrival of the COVID-19 vaccines brought great hope in the battle against the deadly pandemic that has ...

Columns

Gov. Cooper: The road to a brighter future runs through North Carolina

By Gov. Roy Cooper North Carolina is emerging from a worldwide pandemic strong and growing, with new jobs ...

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Responding to Sheriff Ernie Coleman’s statement

I am compelled to reply to the false information presented by Sheriff Ernie Coleman in the March 27 ...

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Addressing recent county developments

From Beaufort County Sheriff Ernie Coleman: There is a lot of misinformation being spread around Beaufort County about ...

Columns

We must remain a nation under God

COLUMN BY JAN HINDSLEY In the past month, you have published two articles by Polk Culpepper concerning the ...

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Preserve the option of public waterfront access

The authors of this column are Washington City Council members Virginia Finnerty and Betsy Kane. The Lumberyard or ...

Columns

In memory of Marc Basnight

If you are newly arrived in eastern North Carolina, you may not recognize the name of Manteo resident ...

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Regaining autonomy: Support for Medical Aid in Dying

Throughout life, individuals are empowered by making their own decisions, but in the final stages of life this ...

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