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The newcomers down at the WDN have made a startling discovery: Not everyone who registers or gets elected as a "Republican" votes the way Republicans are supposed to vote.
The newcomers down at the WDN have made a startling discovery: Not everyone who registers or gets elected as a "Republican" votes the way Republicans are supposed to vote.
 
When the GOP majority took over the North Carolina General Assembly in 2011, we were promised an end to pay-to-play. Pay-to-play has typically meant the shakedown of lobbyists and other interested parties for campaign donations in exchange for legislative attention to their concerns.
When the GOP majority took over the North Carolina General Assembly in 2011, we were promised an end to pay-to-play. Pay-to-play has typically meant the shakedown of lobbyists and other interested parties for campaign donations in exchange for legislative attention to their concerns.
 
There is no one so talented that he can't be put in a job for which he is ill-suited.
There is no one so talented that he can't be put in a job for which he is ill-suited.
 
Commissioners have just sold the QSII building. It is impossible to know if they should have waited or continued ownership. W
Commissioners have just sold the QSII building. It is impossible to know if they should have waited or continued ownership. W
 
Mrs. Ardelia “Dee Pearl” Kennedy, a resident of 10 Maillison Harvey Road, Washington, died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at Vidant Beaufort Hospital.
Mrs. Ardelia “Dee Pearl” Kennedy, a resident of 10 Maillison Harvey Road, Washington, died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at Vidant Beaufort Hospital.
 
Mrs. Lela King Moore King, 10 resident of 4023 John Small Ave., Washington, died Friday, Sept, 28, 2012, at home.
Mrs. Lela King Moore King, 10 resident of 4023 John Small Ave., Washington, died Friday, Sept, 28, 2012, at home.
 
Ms. Janet Lee Balzer Respess, 58, a resident of Dan Taylor Road, Washington, died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at Vidant Beaufort Hospital.
Ms. Janet Lee Balzer Respess, 58, a resident of Dan Taylor Road, Washington, died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at Vidant Beaufort Hospital.
 
We've got to save the Turnage. We being the taxpayers. If you don't believe me, just check out the headline and accompanying article in the Friday (6/29) WDN.
We've got to save the Turnage. We being the taxpayers. If you don't believe me, just check out the headline and accompanying article in the Friday (6/29) WDN.
 
Gov. Bev Perdue's campaign committee is considering using some of the money left over in her campaign account to compile and publish papers from her life in public service.
Gov. Bev Perdue's campaign committee is considering using some of the money left over in her campaign account to compile and publish papers from her life in public service.
 
When the entire Middle East Arab world exploded, President Obama went to Las Vegas in vigorous campaign mode.
When the entire Middle East Arab world exploded, President Obama went to Las Vegas in vigorous campaign mode.
 
Kelli Jo Griffin Godley, 43, of Belhaven, died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012.
Kelli Jo Griffin Godley, 43, of Belhaven, died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012.
 
Lela M. King, a resident of 4023 John Small Ave., Washington, died Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, at her home.
Lela M. King, a resident of 4023 John Small Ave., Washington, died Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, at her home.
 
Mr. Edward Leigh Mann, age 60, a resident of 815 E. 4th St., Washington, died Monday, September 24, 2012, at his home.
Mr. Edward Leigh Mann, age 60, a resident of 815 E. 4th St., Washington, died Monday, September 24, 2012, at his home.
 
Sam Lee “Tommy” Silverthorne, age 68, a resident of 7664 US 17 North, Washington, died Thursday, September 27, 2012, at his home.
Sam Lee “Tommy” Silverthorne, age 68, a resident of 7664 US 17 North, Washington, died Thursday, September 27, 2012, at his home.
 
Elizabeth (Beth) T. Formisani of Kernersville, NC, passed away on September 27 at her home, at the age of 67.
Elizabeth (Beth) T. Formisani of Kernersville, NC, passed away on September 27 at her home, at the age of 67.
 
While increasing dependency on government is a very real problem, with both economic and political consequences, it cannot be measured effectively by annual income-tax statistics. Taxation is a process, not an event.
While increasing dependency on government is a very real problem, with both economic and political consequences, it cannot be measured effectively by annual income-tax statistics. Taxation is a process, not an event.
 
The Beaufort County Board of County Commissioners will meet to discuss a variety of issues in their General Meeting on Monday, October 1, 2012
The Beaufort County Board of County Commissioners will meet to discuss a variety of issues in their General Meeting on Monday, October 1, 2012
 
Bath native James M. Sullivan has been named Dean of Research and Institutional Effectiveness at Beaufort County Community College. His appointment was announced earlier this month by BCCC President Barbara Tansey.
Bath native James M. Sullivan has been named Dean of Research and Institutional Effectiveness at Beaufort County Community College. His appointment was announced earlier this month by BCCC President Barbara Tansey.
 
North Carolina and 34 other states have what are called Certificate of Need (CON) Laws. The purpose of CON Laws is to restrict entry into the market for medical facilities and equipment.
North Carolina and 34 other states have what are called Certificate of Need (CON) Laws. The purpose of CON Laws is to restrict entry into the market for medical facilities and equipment.
 
Obama's EPA is preparing to shut down more than 200 coal-fired generators. What does that mean in terms of the big picture? An independent group is arguing that it means higher electric bills for Candidate Hussein Obama's favorite demographic -- the working poor and middle class.
Obama's EPA is preparing to shut down more than 200 coal-fired generators. What does that mean in terms of the big picture? An independent group is arguing that it means higher electric bills for Candidate Hussein Obama's favorite demographic -- the working poor and middle class.
 
For over a year we have been publishing articles on the dysfunctional Beaufort County Economic Development Commission and its cohort non-profit the Committee of 100.
For over a year we have been publishing articles on the dysfunctional Beaufort County Economic Development Commission and its cohort non-profit the Committee of 100.
 
Choice Grocery has moved a crucial step closer toward opening a store in Holly Springs. Residents tired of long drives to North Raleigh and Cary have been seeking a nearby grocer for over a decade.
Choice Grocery has moved a crucial step closer toward opening a store in Holly Springs. Residents tired of long drives to North Raleigh and Cary have been seeking a nearby grocer for over a decade.
 
Polls don't reflect it, the media isn't reporting it and our leaders are not talking about it but the number one issue today is healthcare.
Polls don't reflect it, the media isn't reporting it and our leaders are not talking about it but the number one issue today is healthcare.
 
A little-viewed video is not the provocation for anti-American violence in the Middle East, and America should shut down its foreign embassies and bring its ambassadors home, Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson said Thursday at Duke University.
A little-viewed video is not the provocation for anti-American violence in the Middle East, and America should shut down its foreign embassies and bring its ambassadors home, Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson said Thursday at Duke University.
 
Continuing Education Schedule is unveiled at Beaufort County Community College.
 
Investigator Wesley Waters applied for and obtained warrants charging Cornelius Terry Lee Sparks, with two counts of Breaking and Entering and two counts of Felony Larceny.
Investigator Wesley Waters applied for and obtained warrants charging Cornelius Terry Lee Sparks, with two counts of Breaking and Entering and two counts of Felony Larceny.
 
Edward Leigh Mann, 60, a resident of 815 E. Fourth St., Washington, died Monday, September 24, 2012, at his home.
Edward Leigh Mann, 60, a resident of 815 E. Fourth St., Washington, died Monday, September 24, 2012, at his home.
 
Neville Chamberlain, the Prime Minister of England, was closely associated with the policy of appeasement towards Nazi Germany in 1938. After ceding part of the Czech motherland to Adolf Hitler, he returned to England and loudly proclaimed, "We have peace. We have peace in our time."
Neville Chamberlain, the Prime Minister of England, was closely associated with the policy of appeasement towards Nazi Germany in 1938. After ceding part of the Czech motherland to Adolf Hitler, he returned to England and loudly proclaimed, "We have peace. We have peace in our time."
 
The only thing the two candidates for North Carolina's District 10 congressional seat agree on is that their opponent is an extremist who will move the country in the wrong direction.
The only thing the two candidates for North Carolina's District 10 congressional seat agree on is that their opponent is an extremist who will move the country in the wrong direction.
 
The Beaufort County Commissioners think they have a buyer for the ill-fated Quick Start II building in the Washington Industrial Park.
The Beaufort County Commissioners think they have a buyer for the ill-fated Quick Start II building in the Washington Industrial Park.
 
There are at least as many different ways to explain the origins of political disagreement as there are political commentators.
There are at least as many different ways to explain the origins of political disagreement as there are political commentators.
 
I've seen and heard WAY too much lately about Mitt Romney's tax returns. The Obama sycophants at the AP slobbered all over the Romney documents, pointing out -- from the Marxist, statist, class warfare perspective - how much the Mittster made and the percentage he paid. WHO CARES ??????
I've seen and heard WAY too much lately about Mitt Romney's tax returns. The Obama sycophants at the AP slobbered all over the Romney documents, pointing out -- from the Marxist, statist, class warfare perspective - how much the Mittster made and the percentage he paid. WHO CARES ??????
 
Beginning this week, three physician practices in Belhaven will join Vidant Medical Group, a multi-specialty physician and provider group that is part of Vidant Health.
Beginning this week, three physician practices in Belhaven will join Vidant Medical Group, a multi-specialty physician and provider group that is part of Vidant Health.
 
Durham County Democrats say Republican complaints about hosting partisan Democratic events at government facilities are off-base because nothing prevents Republicans from using public meeting space for their own partisan activities.
Durham County Democrats say Republican complaints about hosting partisan Democratic events at government facilities are off-base because nothing prevents Republicans from using public meeting space for their own partisan activities.
 
Andrew Leager, the owner of Boylan Bridge Brewpub and the Special Projects woodworking shop, both in Raleigh, is just one of many business owners in North Carolina facing regulation from all levels of government.
Andrew Leager, the owner of Boylan Bridge Brewpub and the Special Projects woodworking shop, both in Raleigh, is just one of many business owners in North Carolina facing regulation from all levels of government.
 
The victim reported one of the suspects acted as if they were putting the meat she had purchased in the victim’s freezer while she was paying the other suspect.
The victim reported one of the suspects acted as if they were putting the meat she had purchased in the victim’s freezer while she was paying the other suspect.
 
The National Federation of Independent Business, North Carolina's leading small business association, has endorsed candidates in 28 state legislative races for North Carolina's General Assembly.
The National Federation of Independent Business, North Carolina's leading small business association, has endorsed candidates in 28 state legislative races for North Carolina's General Assembly.
 
Technological and online tools are revolutionizing education in exciting and near-limitless ways. Web-based documentation means teachers can share on-the-spot editorial input even as student scribes craft essays at home.
Technological and online tools are revolutionizing education in exciting and near-limitless ways. Web-based documentation means teachers can share on-the-spot editorial input even as student scribes craft essays at home.
 
First Amendment protections against laws that abridge the "freedom of speech" were twisted into "freedom of expression" to justify protection for flag-burners and government subsidies for masterpieces like "Piss Christ" (a crucifix in a jar of urine).
First Amendment protections against laws that abridge the "freedom of speech" were twisted into "freedom of expression" to justify protection for flag-burners and government subsidies for masterpieces like "Piss Christ" (a crucifix in a jar of urine).
 
Mrs. Isoline Worthington passed away peacefully due to natural causes in Kitty Hawk N.C. on the afternoon of September 22nd 2012
Mrs. Isoline Worthington passed away peacefully due to natural causes in Kitty Hawk N.C. on the afternoon of September 22nd 2012
 
Well, Mitt Romney has finally released his 2011 tax return, all 379 pages of it. Yes, 379 pages!! And now we are going to start hearing about all the "bad" things he did and "good" things he didn't do in his return.
Well, Mitt Romney has finally released his 2011 tax return, all 379 pages of it. Yes, 379 pages!! And now we are going to start hearing about all the "bad" things he did and "good" things he didn't do in his return.
 
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