Columns

Thoughts on the “He Gets Us” campaign and the Super Bowl commercial

When I first saw it, it scared me for a minute. All the symbolism was familiar to my ...

Columns

Write Again…All Over But the Shoutin’

Friends, from time to time I have the audacity to recommend a book to you. Now, that’s okay, ...

My Turn

My pets and the Betsy Bailey Nelson Animal Control Facility

Recently, I had one of my pets die. Coco Bear, or Puddin, as we called him was 15 years ...

Columns

My funny Valentine

I am on assignment this week taking the history of Washington’s involvement in the Underground Railroad across the ...

Columns

Playing marbles made me late for school

The recent perfect weather we’ve been having reminds me of playing marbles outside while waiting for the school ...

My Turn

Reducing rates requires nuanced approach

As a homeowner in Beaufort County, I am as upset by the rise in homeowner insurance rates as ...

My Turn

Downtown Washington, parking and handicap access to Sheriff’s Office

I think most everything Washington has done to downtown is wonderful.  It has truly turned Washington into a ...

Community Columns

The one-armed bandit and a gumball machine

Super Bowl LV111 (58) is next Sunday, and my family members who are Philadelphia Eagles fans, are probably ...

Columns

I love to see my former players find success

Once a week I ride to Williamston to take my mentor out for breakfast. I get to see ...

My Turn

Rethinking parking in historic downtown: A path toward sustainable progress

Have you ever circled around Downtown Washington looking for that “perfect” parking spot? I know I sure have. ...

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