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The Beaufort County Board of County Commissioners will meet to discuss a variety of issues in their General Meeting on Tuesday, July 5, 2011. This is the first general meeting post budget, where the county commissioners, by a vote of 5 to 2, raised your property taxes by 6%.
The Beaufort County Board of County Commissioners will meet to discuss a variety of issues in their General Meeting on Tuesday, July 5, 2011. This is the first general meeting post budget, where the county commissioners, by a vote of 5 to 2, raised your property taxes by 6%.
 
"Tonight, the Republican-controlled legislature turned its back on North Carolina's long-standing commitment to our people to provide quality schools, community colleges and universities - all to save a penny," Perdue stated in a clear reference to the sales tax.
"Tonight, the Republican-controlled legislature turned its back on North Carolina's long-standing commitment to our people to provide quality schools, community colleges and universities - all to save a penny," Perdue stated in a clear reference to the sales tax.
 
The Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center offers a variety of special programs and activities to help cancer patients, survivors as well as their primary caregivers.
The Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center offers a variety of special programs and activities to help cancer patients, survivors as well as their primary caregivers.
 
In recent years the same has come to be true with "jobs." If something is said to create or retain jobs, it'll most likely to fly with a politician.
In recent years the same has come to be true with "jobs." If something is said to create or retain jobs, it'll most likely to fly with a politician.
 
Rex V. Swain Sr., 76, a resident of Roper, died Wednesday, June 29, 2011. A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell. Interment will follow in the Swain family cemetery.
Rex V. Swain Sr., 76, a resident of Roper, died Wednesday, June 29, 2011. A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell. Interment will follow in the Swain family cemetery.
 
Stanton Rust Prentiss, 95, of Bath, N.C., passed away June 4, 2011. Mr. Prentiss was preceded in death by his loving wife Shirley S. Prentiss in May 2006. They are survived by a daughter, Randi Prentiss of Texas.
Stanton Rust Prentiss, 95, of Bath, N.C., passed away June 4, 2011. Mr. Prentiss was preceded in death by his loving wife Shirley S. Prentiss in May 2006. They are survived by a daughter, Randi Prentiss of Texas.
 
Ms. Virginia Ebron, a resident of 1150 Old Mill Road, Williamston, died Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at Martin General Hospital. The family will receive friends at the home of Cecil Ebron, 411 Keyesville Road, Washington.
Ms. Virginia Ebron, a resident of 1150 Old Mill Road, Williamston, died Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at Martin General Hospital. The family will receive friends at the home of Cecil Ebron, 411 Keyesville Road, Washington.
 
Mrs. Cherry Clagon, 77, a resident of 187 Mackeys Ferry Road, Roper, died Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at her home. Arrangements will be announced by Puckett-Purkett Funeral Service Inc., Roper.
Mrs. Cherry Clagon, 77, a resident of 187 Mackeys Ferry Road, Roper, died Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at her home. Arrangements will be announced by Puckett-Purkett Funeral Service Inc., Roper.
 
Tuesday Washington Police along with NC Probation and Parole officers arrested Ricky Rondell Young Jr, age 22, of Plymouth Street at his home for Possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana within 100o feet of a school and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Tuesday Washington Police along with NC Probation and Parole officers arrested Ricky Rondell Young Jr, age 22, of Plymouth Street at his home for Possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana within 100o feet of a school and possession of drug paraphernalia.
 
Frederick Earl Desorda, 88, of 109 E. Taylor St., Hamilton, died Monday, June 27, 2011, at Martin General Hospital. A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Hamilton Baptist Church with the Rev. Brian Busch officiating.
Frederick Earl Desorda, 88, of 109 E. Taylor St., Hamilton, died Monday, June 27, 2011, at Martin General Hospital. A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Hamilton Baptist Church with the Rev. Brian Busch officiating.
 
Mrs. Mary Blount Shepard, 89, a resident of Garden of Pamlico and formerly of the Royal community, Aurora, died Sunday, June 26, 2011, at Carolina East Medical Center. A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Peter Baptist Church Ministries.
Mrs. Mary Blount Shepard, 89, a resident of Garden of Pamlico and formerly of the Royal community, Aurora, died Sunday, June 26, 2011, at Carolina East Medical Center. A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Peter Baptist Church Ministries.
 
You know it's a serious issue when not just one but several of our top military leaders contradict the Commander-in-Chief. Yet another has come forward and said, in effect, that Obama's newly announced Afghanistan policy was not one recommended by the military commanders.
You know it's a serious issue when not just one but several of our top military leaders contradict the Commander-in-Chief. Yet another has come forward and said, in effect, that Obama's newly announced Afghanistan policy was not one recommended by the military commanders.
 
On November 18, 2010, the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an Attempted Arson that occurred at a residence on Old Blount’s Creek Road in Chocowinity, North Carolina. A resident reported the suspect attempted to burn the home during a dispute.
On November 18, 2010, the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an Attempted Arson that occurred at a residence on Old Blount’s Creek Road in Chocowinity, North Carolina. A resident reported the suspect attempted to burn the home during a dispute.
 
Mary West Barnes, 91, of Lucama, died Sunday, June 26, 2011. A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Spring Hill Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow in the Barnes family cemetery. The Rev. Dr. Sefton Strickland will officiate.
Mary West Barnes, 91, of Lucama, died Sunday, June 26, 2011. A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Spring Hill Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow in the Barnes family cemetery. The Rev. Dr. Sefton Strickland will officiate.
 
Mary Lou Coleman, 65, died Sunday, June 26, 2011. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 29, 2011, at the Letchworth Funeral Home Chapel in Scotland Neck. The Rev. Reece Jones will be presiding. Mary Lou was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.
Mary Lou Coleman, 65, died Sunday, June 26, 2011. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 29, 2011, at the Letchworth Funeral Home Chapel in Scotland Neck. The Rev. Reece Jones will be presiding. Mary Lou was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.
 
On June 26, 2011, Mrs. Mary L. Short Corey transitioned into peaceful rest at Martin General Hospital.
 
On June 25, 2011, at about 8:06 pm, I began taking pictures of a beautiful sunset before I joined my wife waiting for me at the Turnage Theater.
On June 25, 2011, at about 8:06 pm, I began taking pictures of a beautiful sunset before I joined my wife waiting for me at the Turnage Theater.
 
Mrs. Mary Blount Shepard, 89, a resident of Garden of Pamlico and formerly of the Royal community, Aurora, died Sunday, June 26, 2011, at Carolina East Medical Center. The family will receive friends at the home of George and Jones Bragg, 1824 Bay City Road, Aurora.
Mrs. Mary Blount Shepard, 89, a resident of Garden of Pamlico and formerly of the Royal community, Aurora, died Sunday, June 26, 2011, at Carolina East Medical Center. The family will receive friends at the home of George and Jones Bragg, 1824 Bay City Road, Aurora.
 
Mr. Clinton “Red” Casteel Shirtz, age 84, a resident of Summerland Key, Fla., died Saturday, June 25, 2011, at Beaufort County Medical Center. Graveside services will be held Friday, July 1, 2011, at the Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Mich.
Mr. Clinton “Red” Casteel Shirtz, age 84, a resident of Summerland Key, Fla., died Saturday, June 25, 2011, at Beaufort County Medical Center. Graveside services will be held Friday, July 1, 2011, at the Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Mich.
 
Mr. Arthur Jackson “A.J.” Wallace Jr., age 84, a resident of 2224 Wharton Station Road, Washington, N.C., died Saturday, June 25, 2011, at his home.
Mr. Arthur Jackson “A.J.” Wallace Jr., age 84, a resident of 2224 Wharton Station Road, Washington, N.C., died Saturday, June 25, 2011, at his home.
 
It is a generally accepted proposition, except in some government bureaucracies, that clearly incompetent employees should be removed from the organization.
It is a generally accepted proposition, except in some government bureaucracies, that clearly incompetent employees should be removed from the organization.
 
Certainly our well-informed Beaufort Observer readers know about the recent climate change research fraud. And then there is the little known story of the pfiesteria outbreaks in the 1990's.
Certainly our well-informed Beaufort Observer readers know about the recent climate change research fraud. And then there is the little known story of the pfiesteria outbreaks in the 1990's.
 
Mrs. Lois Riley Brown, 91, of 1659 N.C. Highway 37 South, Hobbsville, died Saturday, June 25, 2011, in Sentara Obici Hospital, Suffolk, Va. A memorial service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Tuesday in Zion United Methodist Church with the Rev. Laura Early officiating.
Mrs. Lois Riley Brown, 91, of 1659 N.C. Highway 37 South, Hobbsville, died Saturday, June 25, 2011, in Sentara Obici Hospital, Suffolk, Va. A memorial service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Tuesday in Zion United Methodist Church with the Rev. Laura Early officiating.
 
Mr. Kenneth H. Waters Sr., 72, a resident of 1890 Gray Road, Chocowinity, died Saturday, June 25, 2011, at his home. Arrangements will be announced by Paul Funeral Home and Crematory of Washington.
Mr. Kenneth H. Waters Sr., 72, a resident of 1890 Gray Road, Chocowinity, died Saturday, June 25, 2011, at his home. Arrangements will be announced by Paul Funeral Home and Crematory of Washington.
 
Mr. Lonsdale “Dale” Clifford Mitchell, age 62, a resident of 204 Appomattox Lane, Chocowinity, died Monday, June 20, 2011, at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Lonsdale “Dale” Clifford Mitchell, age 62, a resident of 204 Appomattox Lane, Chocowinity, died Monday, June 20, 2011, at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.
 
Mrs. Frances H. Murphy, 72, of 383 Tarheel Drive, Greenville, died Friday, June 24, 2011. Arrangements will be announced by W.E. Flanagan Memorial Funeral Home.
Mrs. Frances H. Murphy, 72, of 383 Tarheel Drive, Greenville, died Friday, June 24, 2011. Arrangements will be announced by W.E. Flanagan Memorial Funeral Home.
 
So, good 'ol Bev vetoed the Photo ID bill. The bill was clearly designed to disenfranchise a lot of voters, most of them minority, old, and poor.
So, good 'ol Bev vetoed the Photo ID bill. The bill was clearly designed to disenfranchise a lot of voters, most of them minority, old, and poor.
 
If we look back on our grade school education, we remember being taught the very fundamentals of what went on at the Constitutional Convention.
If we look back on our grade school education, we remember being taught the very fundamentals of what went on at the Constitutional Convention.
 
I take many pictures some weeks. In the span of any given month, I make hundreds of images. To date, with tens of thousands of pictures taken and stored, I have never seen a photo this odd.
I take many pictures some weeks. In the span of any given month, I make hundreds of images. To date, with tens of thousands of pictures taken and stored, I have never seen a photo this odd.
 
Director Darren Aronofsky employs the tragedy of full blown schizophrenia to allegorically expose the duality of raw emotional conflict within the hyper-creative process that is the backstage confluence of ballerinas and their bosses.
Director Darren Aronofsky employs the tragedy of full blown schizophrenia to allegorically expose the duality of raw emotional conflict within the hyper-creative process that is the backstage confluence of ballerinas and their bosses.
 
A lot of folks keep accusing our chief community organizer of not being much of a manager; after all, he really never had much (if any) exposure to management prior to getting himself elected president.
A lot of folks keep accusing our chief community organizer of not being much of a manager; after all, he really never had much (if any) exposure to management prior to getting himself elected president.
 
Another wildfire sparked by lightening, on June 19, 2011, has affected North Carolina. The wildfire in Pender County's Holly Shelter Gamelands, Juniper Road and County Line Road, and 8 miles North of Topsail is continuing to burn out of control.
Another wildfire sparked by lightening, on June 19, 2011, has affected North Carolina. The wildfire in Pender County's Holly Shelter Gamelands, Juniper Road and County Line Road, and 8 miles North of Topsail is continuing to burn out of control.
 
"Governor Perdue continues to play politics and she has once again turned her back on the voters of our state.
"Governor Perdue continues to play politics and she has once again turned her back on the voters of our state.
 
Last week was indeed a busy on as the General Assembly moved toward adjournment. I'll have more on the session later but here is the Speaker's summary of last week's action:
Last week was indeed a busy on as the General Assembly moved toward adjournment. I'll have more on the session later but here is the Speaker's summary of last week's action:
 
Every Friday, a list of the current foreclosure inventory in Beaufort County is compiled for your reference.
Every Friday, a list of the current foreclosure inventory in Beaufort County is compiled for your reference.
 
Containment of the fire has been slowly increasing, although it still holds a potential threat of growing, yet again. In little over a month, the Pains Bay fire has gone from 80% contained and having effected 25,678 acres to now being 95% contained and has almost doubled.
Containment of the fire has been slowly increasing, although it still holds a potential threat of growing, yet again. In little over a month, the Pains Bay fire has gone from 80% contained and having effected 25,678 acres to now being 95% contained and has almost doubled.
 
Doris Griffin Knowles, 86, died Thursday, June 23, 2011, at Three Rivers Nursing Home in Windsor. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Edgewood Cemetery with the Rev. Wayne Ellis officiating.
Doris Griffin Knowles, 86, died Thursday, June 23, 2011, at Three Rivers Nursing Home in Windsor. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Edgewood Cemetery with the Rev. Wayne Ellis officiating.
 
Mrs. Ivia Lee Credle Ward, 80, of 204 Cherry Lane, Chocowinity, died Monday, June 20, 2011. A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Cornerstone Family Worship Center Church of God with Bishop James S. McIntyre Sr. officiating.
Mrs. Ivia Lee Credle Ward, 80, of 204 Cherry Lane, Chocowinity, died Monday, June 20, 2011. A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Cornerstone Family Worship Center Church of God with Bishop James S. McIntyre Sr. officiating.
 
Gloria McGowan Alligood, 77, a resident of 161 Pungo View Road, Belhaven, died Wednesday, June 22, 2011. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Paul Funeral Home, Belhaven.
Gloria McGowan Alligood, 77, a resident of 161 Pungo View Road, Belhaven, died Wednesday, June 22, 2011. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Paul Funeral Home, Belhaven.
 
Mr. Johnny Ray Goddard, formerly of Washington, N.C., died suddenly Tuesday, June 21, 2011, in Baltimore, Md. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Condolences may be sent to the attention of Angela Goddard, 3645 Gelston Ave., Baltimore, MD 21229.
Mr. Johnny Ray Goddard, formerly of Washington, N.C., died suddenly Tuesday, June 21, 2011, in Baltimore, Md. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Condolences may be sent to the attention of Angela Goddard, 3645 Gelston Ave., Baltimore, MD 21229.
 
Erick L. Chapman, 40, of Fort Dodge, Iowa, died Thursday, June 16, 2011 at his home. Born May 16, 1971, in Washington, D.C., he was the son of Paul Chapman of Washington, N.C., and the late Shelia Richardson of New Bern, N.C.
Erick L. Chapman, 40, of Fort Dodge, Iowa, died Thursday, June 16, 2011 at his home. Born May 16, 1971, in Washington, D.C., he was the son of Paul Chapman of Washington, N.C., and the late Shelia Richardson of New Bern, N.C.
 
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