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It’s hard to imagine a more serious threat to our national security than a military shot through with wokeism.
Although most families are hoping that back to school means back to normal, there are still some wanting to go back to forced masking, social distancing, isolated lunches outside, daily testing, lengthy quarantines, and even virtual schooling despite the learning loss that results

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Local man Jimmy Blanco spent the past six months painstakingly going over player stats, injury reports, and strategy articles as he prepped for his fantasy draft that occurred the last week of August.
Former U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Wednesday that he does not believe that New York Attorney General Letitia James’ civil lawsuit against the Trump family is going to go anywhere, and what convinced him that she overreached on the case was that she decided to go after his children
Credit card debt jumped again in the second quarter of 2022 as inflation caused people to spend more money to consume the same basket of goods.
Former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) lashed out at some he had considered his “political friends” before scandal brought an early end to his time in office.
Edgecombe Early College High School Scholar Teachers Program is Training High School Students to Become Edgecombe County Teachers Upon College Graduation
Two U.S. veterans from Alabama branded “soldiers of fortune” by Moscow after being captured fighting for Ukraine have been spared their date with a firing squad after a Saudi-brokered prisoner swap.
The state got $780 million for 2016's Hurricanes Matthew and Florence, yet some victims remain homeless.
Local man Jimmy Blanco spent the past six months painstakingly going over player stats, injury reports, and strategy articles as he prepped for his fantasy draft that occurred the last week of August.
Former U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Wednesday that he does not believe that New York Attorney General Letitia James’ civil lawsuit against the Trump family is going to go anywhere, and what convinced him that she overreached on the case was that she decided to go after his children
Credit card debt jumped again in the second quarter of 2022 as inflation caused people to spend more money to consume the same basket of goods.
Former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) lashed out at some he had considered his “political friends” before scandal brought an early end to his time in office.

Local News & Expression

If Fake Frankie Waters is re-elected their will likely be a new 35-million-dollar jail that is not needed to be built. If he is defeated there probably will be no new jail.
It is, as Ronald Reagan so eloquently put it in the campaign speech he delivered on October 27, 1964 in support of Republican presidential candidate, Barry Goldwater. That memorable speech has been titled
Beaufort County Board of Health Announces retirement of Health Director. Jim Madson is retiring January 1 after a noteworthy career which spanned 38 years in public health, 24 years in the Army as a Preventive Medicine Officer and 14 in NC.

Local News & Expression

If Fake Frankie Waters is re-elected their will likely be a new 35-million-dollar jail that is not needed to be built. If he is defeated there probably will be no new jail.
It is, as Ronald Reagan so eloquently put it in the campaign speech he delivered on October 27, 1964 in support of Republican presidential candidate, Barry Goldwater. That memorable speech has been titled
Beaufort County Board of Health Announces retirement of Health Director. Jim Madson is retiring January 1 after a noteworthy career which spanned 38 years in public health, 24 years in the Army as a Preventive Medicine Officer and 14 in NC.

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Government

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 6-7 p.m., to discuss updated COVID-19 boosters, testing and treatments, as well as the flu and monkeypox vaccines.
The N.C. Court of Appeals has granted a temporary stay in the N.C. Farm Bureau Federation's challenge of state animal waste regulations.

Government

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 6-7 p.m., to discuss updated COVID-19 boosters, testing and treatments, as well as the flu and monkeypox vaccines.
The N.C. Court of Appeals has granted a temporary stay in the N.C. Farm Bureau Federation's challenge of state animal waste regulations.
City leaders remain mostly ambivalent to the rising crime in one of the most popular US tourist destinations

Op-Ed & Politics

We are expected to pretend
Local man Jimmy Blanco spent the past six months painstakingly going over player stats, injury reports, and strategy articles as he prepped for his fantasy draft that occurred the last week of August.

Op-Ed & Politics

We are expected to pretend
Local man Jimmy Blanco spent the past six months painstakingly going over player stats, injury reports, and strategy articles as he prepped for his fantasy draft that occurred the last week of August.
Former U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Wednesday that he does not believe that New York Attorney General Letitia James’ civil lawsuit against the Trump family is going to go anywhere, and what convinced him that she overreached on the case was that she decided to go after his children

Community

While newly released data show four-year graduation rates for North Carolina public schools are comparable to pre-pandemic rates, there are deeper concerns about what knowledge and skills students have when they graduate and also about the persistence of racial achievement gaps
Beginning with 11 students in 1997, the homeschool curriculum Classical Conversations now has over 140,000 students enrolled across 50 countries.

Community

While newly released data show four-year graduation rates for North Carolina public schools are comparable to pre-pandemic rates, there are deeper concerns about what knowledge and skills students have when they graduate and also about the persistence of racial achievement gaps
Beginning with 11 students in 1997, the homeschool curriculum Classical Conversations now has over 140,000 students enrolled across 50 countries.

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Business

Credit card debt jumped again in the second quarter of 2022 as inflation caused people to spend more money to consume the same basket of goods.
SteriTek, a contract sterilizer, will create 50 new jobs in Alamance County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $59.9 million to build an East Coast sterilization facility in Burlington.
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.1% in August after remaining constant in July according to the latest release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. On an annual basis, prices have increased 8.3%. This number would have been markedly higher if not for declining gas prices.

Business

Credit card debt jumped again in the second quarter of 2022 as inflation caused people to spend more money to consume the same basket of goods.
SteriTek, a contract sterilizer, will create 50 new jobs in Alamance County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $59.9 million to build an East Coast sterilization facility in Burlington.
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.1% in August after remaining constant in July according to the latest release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. On an annual basis, prices have increased 8.3%. This number would have been markedly higher if not for declining gas prices.

Sports

Should he be regarded as all-time leader because Bonds, McGuire and Sosa reputedly used performance-enhancing drugs?
First came the rain. Then came the lightning and thunder. The electrifying show didn't materialize in the night sky above Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on Saturday, however, but on the soggy turf below.

Sports

Should he be regarded as all-time leader because Bonds, McGuire and Sosa reputedly used performance-enhancing drugs?
First came the rain. Then came the lightning and thunder. The electrifying show didn't materialize in the night sky above Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on Saturday, however, but on the soggy turf below.
The East Carolina soccer team delivered the No. 19 SMU Mustangs their first loss of the season on Thursday evening with a 2-1 win in Washburne Stadium. With the win, the Pirates' streak moves to seven games unbeaten and snaps SMU's streak at seven.

The Region

Research explores how law enforcement utilizes mental health resources

The Region

Research explores how law enforcement utilizes mental health resources

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The Arts

After weeks of unsuccessfully stoking Trump supporters towards violent action, the FBI has changed course, beginning internal discussions for executing a MAGA-style attack using FBI resources.
Vice President and Border Czar Kamala Harris announced this week that the southern border is "completely secure." According to sources, she made the announcement while crowd-surfing on a massive caravan of migrants.

The Arts

After weeks of unsuccessfully stoking Trump supporters towards violent action, the FBI has changed course, beginning internal discussions for executing a MAGA-style attack using FBI resources.
Vice President and Border Czar Kamala Harris announced this week that the southern border is "completely secure." According to sources, she made the announcement while crowd-surfing on a massive caravan of migrants.
Eden Gordon Hill speaks with Dr. Jennifer London, Co-Author of “Ever Vigilant” Remembering Everyone Deployed; Honoring our Veterans," and Marlene Norgard

Living

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 6-7 p.m., to discuss updated COVID-19 boosters, testing and treatments, as well as the flu and monkeypox vaccines.
Public health officials from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services are encouraging residents and visitors to take precautions to prevent mosquito-borne illness following recent cases of West Nile virus in several parts of the state.

Living

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 6-7 p.m., to discuss updated COVID-19 boosters, testing and treatments, as well as the flu and monkeypox vaccines.
Public health officials from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services are encouraging residents and visitors to take precautions to prevent mosquito-borne illness following recent cases of West Nile virus in several parts of the state.
North Carolina honored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation & the National Academy for State Health Policy with 2022 Medicaid Innovation Award

Obituaries

Ms. Sheila Marie Coles Washington, age 55, a resident of Washington, NC died Monday, September 19, 2022, at her home.
Charles Ricky Motteler, age 74, a resident of Washington, died Friday, September 16, 2022.
Mrs. Rebecca “Becky” Lupton Jones, age 80, a resident of Pantego, NC died Sunday, September 18, 2022, at River Trace Nursing Center in Washington.
Terry Malachi Gray, 42, of Washington NC, passed on from this life on September 10, 2022.

Obituaries

Ms. Sheila Marie Coles Washington, age 55, a resident of Washington, NC died Monday, September 19, 2022, at her home.
Charles Ricky Motteler, age 74, a resident of Washington, died Friday, September 16, 2022.
Mrs. Rebecca “Becky” Lupton Jones, age 80, a resident of Pantego, NC died Sunday, September 18, 2022, at River Trace Nursing Center in Washington.

What's Happening NOW

BCN's "What's Happening NOW" is thrilled, once again, to meet with Beaufort County Commissioner Hood Richardson and discuss, with BCN publisher and County Commissioner Stan Deatherage, the business of Beaufort County's government.
This purpose of this post is to provide a list of all videos, in chronological order, of our evolving informational series - "What's Happening NOW".
Beaufort County Board of Elections Supervisor Kellie Hopkins takes her place in the "What's Happening NOW" to discuss Absentee Ballots in North Carolina vs. Universal Mass Mailing.

What's Happening NOW

BCN's "What's Happening NOW" is thrilled, once again, to meet with Beaufort County Commissioner Hood Richardson and discuss, with BCN publisher and County Commissioner Stan Deatherage, the business of Beaufort County's government.
This purpose of this post is to provide a list of all videos, in chronological order, of our evolving informational series - "What's Happening NOW".

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