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Christian Nationalism and Leviticus

There is a concerted nation-wide effort to elect candidates who identify themselves as Christian Nationalists. Among other things, ...

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Insights into Beaufort County’s business landscape

Today’s Beaufort County economic landscape reflects stability with modest growth, providing a supportive environment for existing small businesses ...

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Spotlight on China

China seems a long way off: travel west, and it’s more than 7,500 miles to Shanghai, the Chinese ...

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Warmer weather is here and the primary election is over

I’m happy to say that warmer weather is here and the weeds are growing at a record rate ...

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New guardrails help everyone stay safe

Everybody has at least one.  It may be a box, a drawer, a storage tote or something similar. ...

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My concerns with Beaufort County convenience centers

Beaufort County recently made changes to three of the convenience centers; Chocowinity, Cherry Run and River Road. Some paving ...

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Neither Christian nor patriotic, just dangerous 

The Great Prophets of Israel understood their mission as warning their beloved nation of its fall into oblivion. ...

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Budget, tax rates always fun topics in campaign season

During campaign season, the county budget and taxes are always topics among the county commission candidates. The taxes and ...

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Housing needs for teachers, retirees and job applicants

As Carol and I have gotten older, we have looked at the possibility of downsizing and moving into ...

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Beaufort County is actually getting a brand-new school

The new combined school to replace Eastern Elementary and J.C. Tayloe will be an enormous benefit to the ...

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