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We get corruption when power is abused.
This past week 97.7% of people in NC were estimated to pose no threat of passing along COVID-19 to anyone.
The World, the "President's" constituents, and America's patriots got a full on dose of something not witnessed in my lifetime - the roadmap for the dissolution of a presidency, and as intellectually frail as it might have appeared, it is now in the pronounced period of dénouement.
North Carolina election officials put identifying marks on mail and early ballots
The highly contagious Omicron variant of COVID-19 is sending record numbers of people to North Carolina hospitals, straining hospital capacity.
The suspect who took several people hostage in a Texas synagogue on Saturday is reportedly dead and all hostages are safe.
It began as a light rain Thursday night, January 20th, with temperatures a balmy 46 degrees, and by morning a thin layer of ice clung to the firm, bright reddish green Nandina leaves prevalent upon my personal grounds here in Mac'swood.
We get corruption when power is abused.
This past week 97.7% of people in NC were estimated to pose no threat of passing along COVID-19 to anyone.
The World, the "President's" constituents, and America's patriots got a full on dose of something not witnessed in my lifetime - the roadmap for the dissolution of a presidency, and as intellectually frail as it might have appeared, it is now in the pronounced period of dénouement.
North Carolina election officials put identifying marks on mail and early ballots

Local News & Expression

The World, the "President's" constituents, and America's patriots got a full on dose of something not witnessed in my lifetime - the roadmap for the dissolution of a presidency, and as intellectually frail as it might have appeared, it is now in the pronounced period of dénouement.
Polish immigrant Leonard Chess wanted a better life, and he built it on the talented backs of some pretty good musicians, like Muddy Waters, Etta James, Howl'n Wolfe, Willie Dixon and Chuck Berry.
The death of a democratic republic is not a new possibility; it has happened before in the pantheon of World history, and it can happen again; but, who will be to blame?

Local News & Expression

The World, the "President's" constituents, and America's patriots got a full on dose of something not witnessed in my lifetime - the roadmap for the dissolution of a presidency, and as intellectually frail as it might have appeared, it is now in the pronounced period of dénouement.
Polish immigrant Leonard Chess wanted a better life, and he built it on the talented backs of some pretty good musicians, like Muddy Waters, Etta James, Howl'n Wolfe, Willie Dixon and Chuck Berry.
The death of a democratic republic is not a new possibility; it has happened before in the pantheon of World history, and it can happen again; but, who will be to blame?

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Government

The highly contagious Omicron variant of COVID-19 is sending record numbers of people to North Carolina hospitals, straining hospital capacity.
You are receiving the attached message and email below from Beaufort County's EOC as a method of keeping you informed about our county's response to COVID-19.

Government

The highly contagious Omicron variant of COVID-19 is sending record numbers of people to North Carolina hospitals, straining hospital capacity.
You are receiving the attached message and email below from Beaufort County's EOC as a method of keeping you informed about our county's response to COVID-19.
People who received their COVID-19 vaccine or booster in North Carolina from a pharmacy or grocery store participating in the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program are now able to access their COVID-19 vaccine information in the NC COVID-19 Vaccine Portal.

Op-Ed & Politics

We get corruption when power is abused.
This past week 97.7% of people in NC were estimated to pose no threat of passing along COVID-19 to anyone.

Op-Ed & Politics

We get corruption when power is abused.
This past week 97.7% of people in NC were estimated to pose no threat of passing along COVID-19 to anyone.
The World, the "President's" constituents, and America's patriots got a full on dose of something not witnessed in my lifetime - the roadmap for the dissolution of a presidency, and as intellectually frail as it might have appeared, it is now in the pronounced period of dénouement.

Community

It began as a light rain Thursday night, January 20th, with temperatures a balmy 46 degrees, and by morning a thin layer of ice clung to the firm, bright reddish green Nandina leaves prevalent upon my personal grounds here in Mac'swood.
The renovated and recently revived Turnage Theater has fallen on some pretty hard times as of late, and is being forced to shutter its doors.
Beaufort County Community College’s Division of Continuing Education has classes to help you express your artistic inclinations. Call 252-940-6375 or email continuingeducation@beaufortccc.edu to sign up.
Included within this announcement is the updated calendar for the Beaufort County Board of Education for February 2022

Community

It began as a light rain Thursday night, January 20th, with temperatures a balmy 46 degrees, and by morning a thin layer of ice clung to the firm, bright reddish green Nandina leaves prevalent upon my personal grounds here in Mac'swood.
The renovated and recently revived Turnage Theater has fallen on some pretty hard times as of late, and is being forced to shutter its doors.
Beaufort County Community College’s Division of Continuing Education has classes to help you express your artistic inclinations. Call 252-940-6375 or email continuingeducation@beaufortccc.edu to sign up.

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Business

In the politcal age of Covid, Beaufort County may be taking some real advantage of "free money" rolling around making some communities richer while making our Republic far poorer ... in a relative sense.
Entrepreneurs experience mental health issues that often go unnoticed. Recent studies have indicated that the majority of people in business are sleep-deprived and overworked.
Medical equipment supplier, Innosonian America, LLC, will create 34 new jobs in Franklin County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.
I have a growing collection of images, the vast majority of which are in North Carolina, that I am now offering for sale in a limited edition format.

Business

In the politcal age of Covid, Beaufort County may be taking some real advantage of "free money" rolling around making some communities richer while making our Republic far poorer ... in a relative sense.
Entrepreneurs experience mental health issues that often go unnoticed. Recent studies have indicated that the majority of people in business are sleep-deprived and overworked.
Medical equipment supplier, Innosonian America, LLC, will create 34 new jobs in Franklin County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Sports

The Panthers on Tuesday made some changes to the coaching staff, as they begin the preparations for 2022.
There's an easy temptation to make this week about something bigger than it appears. And it might be.

Sports

The Panthers on Tuesday made some changes to the coaching staff, as they begin the preparations for 2022.
There's an easy temptation to make this week about something bigger than it appears. And it might be.
The spirit of Keep Pounding has one more chance to make it to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

The Region

The 26th annual Polar Bear Plunge will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 20 at ECU’s Eakin Student Recreation Center.
The latest update from the National Weather Service (NWS) can be found in the email below and attached briefing. Notable changes to the forecast for Beaufort County

The Region

The 26th annual Polar Bear Plunge will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 20 at ECU’s Eakin Student Recreation Center.
The latest update from the National Weather Service (NWS) can be found in the email below and attached briefing. Notable changes to the forecast for Beaufort County
The latest update from the National Weather Service (NWS) can be found in the email below and attached briefing. Notable changes to the forecast for Beaufort County

The Arts

Polish immigrant Leonard Chess wanted a better life, and he built it on the talented backs of some pretty good musicians, like Muddy Waters, Etta James, Howl'n Wolfe, Willie Dixon and Chuck Berry.
The renovated and recently revived Turnage Theater has fallen on some pretty hard times as of late, and is being forced to shutter its doors.

The Arts

Polish immigrant Leonard Chess wanted a better life, and he built it on the talented backs of some pretty good musicians, like Muddy Waters, Etta James, Howl'n Wolfe, Willie Dixon and Chuck Berry.
The renovated and recently revived Turnage Theater has fallen on some pretty hard times as of late, and is being forced to shutter its doors.
"Goodbye My Sweetheart, Hello Vietnam" This refrain from Dave Dudley's country ditty, an integral melody in the soundtrack of the classic "Full Metal Jacket" regarding a more patriotic approach to the Vietnam predicament.

Living

The highly contagious Omicron variant of COVID-19 is sending record numbers of people to North Carolina hospitals, straining hospital capacity.
You are receiving the attached message and email below from Beaufort County's EOC as a method of keeping you informed about our county's response to COVID-19.

Living

The highly contagious Omicron variant of COVID-19 is sending record numbers of people to North Carolina hospitals, straining hospital capacity.
You are receiving the attached message and email below from Beaufort County's EOC as a method of keeping you informed about our county's response to COVID-19.
People who received their COVID-19 vaccine or booster in North Carolina from a pharmacy or grocery store participating in the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program are now able to access their COVID-19 vaccine information in the NC COVID-19 Vaccine Portal.

Obituaries

Mrs. Sylvia Edwards Jones, age 83, a resident of Altamonte Springs, FL and a former resident of Washington died January 3, 2022.
James Richard Diehl, 75 of Washington, NC passed away on Monday January 17, 2022.
Mr. James Linwood Lupton, Sr., age 91, a resident of Washington, NC died Tuesday January 18, 2022 at Ridgewood Manor Nursing Center in Washington.
Sonia Maria Fiscus, age 71, a resident of Stokes, NC passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2022.

Obituaries

Mrs. Sylvia Edwards Jones, age 83, a resident of Altamonte Springs, FL and a former resident of Washington died January 3, 2022.
James Richard Diehl, 75 of Washington, NC passed away on Monday January 17, 2022.
Mr. James Linwood Lupton, Sr., age 91, a resident of Washington, NC died Tuesday January 18, 2022 at Ridgewood Manor 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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