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Walter Jones, Jr. has got quite a cult following. The folks who read "Mother Jones" AND The Ron Paul fan club are both swooning over him.
Walter Jones, Jr. has got quite a cult following. The folks who read "Mother Jones" AND The Ron Paul fan club are both swooning over him.
 
Not long ago at a North Carolina community college, there always seemed to be fewer cars in the parking lot the week after Pell grant checks were sent out. And one instructor noticed that some students weren't taking the final in her class. Why? They hadn't studied and knew they were going to...
Not long ago at a North Carolina community college, there always seemed to be fewer cars in the parking lot the week after Pell grant checks were sent out. And one instructor noticed that some students weren't taking the final in her class. Why? They hadn't studied and knew they were going to...
 
More than 30 members of the North Carolina House of Representatives filed House Joint Resolution 126 last week asking Washington for a federal amendment to the U.S. Constitution to require a balanced budget. Forty-nine of our fifty states have some sort of balanced budget or debt limit...
More than 30 members of the North Carolina House of Representatives filed House Joint Resolution 126 last week asking Washington for a federal amendment to the U.S. Constitution to require a balanced budget. Forty-nine of our fifty states have some sort of balanced budget or debt limit...
 
While the media is reporting on an important political story, WRAL is leaving out key information about its deep connections to the group at the center of the story.
While the media is reporting on an important political story, WRAL is leaving out key information about its deep connections to the group at the center of the story.
 
Charlotte officials believe Senate Republicans have an ulterior motive in sponsoring legislation to create a regional authority to own and operate Charlotte-Douglas International Airport.
Charlotte officials believe Senate Republicans have an ulterior motive in sponsoring legislation to create a regional authority to own and operate Charlotte-Douglas International Airport.
 
On December 27, 2012 at approximately 6:15 p.m., the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office received a report of an armed robbery at Hilda's Country Store on Cherry Run Road in Washington.
On December 27, 2012 at approximately 6:15 p.m., the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office received a report of an armed robbery at Hilda's Country Store on Cherry Run Road in Washington.
 
Established by Title II of the National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA), the Public Works Administration (PWA) was an expansive, Depression-era Federal government spending program that aimed to create jobs while improving the nation's infrastructure.
Established by Title II of the National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA), the Public Works Administration (PWA) was an expansive, Depression-era Federal government spending program that aimed to create jobs while improving the nation's infrastructure.
 
Dr. Michael L. Robinson is now practicing with Vidant Medical Group at Vidant Multispecialty Clinic-Tarboro.
 
Maggie Speller Moore, 86, a resident of 368 George St., Belhaven, died Wednesday, February 27, 2013, at Vidant Pungo Hospital.
Maggie Speller Moore, 86, a resident of 368 George St., Belhaven, died Wednesday, February 27, 2013, at Vidant Pungo Hospital.
 
Dorothy Swain Kerin, formerly Dorothy Saleeby, age 88, born in Aurora, NC and a resident of Bay Minette, AL died Saturday, February 9, 2013 at her residence.
Dorothy Swain Kerin, formerly Dorothy Saleeby, age 88, born in Aurora, NC and a resident of Bay Minette, AL died Saturday, February 9, 2013 at her residence.
 
The North Carolina Senate tentatively passed bi-partisan legislation Tuesday to put North Carolina on a path to a robust energy sector expected to lure thousands of jobs and generate billions of dollars for the state economy.
The North Carolina Senate tentatively passed bi-partisan legislation Tuesday to put North Carolina on a path to a robust energy sector expected to lure thousands of jobs and generate billions of dollars for the state economy.
 
Sadie Moore Carter, 98, a resident of 2118 Tripp Road, Blounts Creek, died Saturday, February 23, 2013, at her home.
Sadie Moore Carter, 98, a resident of 2118 Tripp Road, Blounts Creek, died Saturday, February 23, 2013, at her home.
 
Willie Ray Buck, 81, a resident of 2807 Gilead Shores Road, Blounts Creek, died Wednesday at his home.
Willie Ray Buck, 81, a resident of 2807 Gilead Shores Road, Blounts Creek, died Wednesday at his home.
 
Etta Belote Bright, 85, a former resident of Elkin, died Wednesday, February 27, 2013, at River Trace Nursing & Rehabilitation Center of Washington.
Etta Belote Bright, 85, a former resident of Elkin, died Wednesday, February 27, 2013, at River Trace Nursing & Rehabilitation Center of Washington.
 
The Washington City Council, in its regular monthly meeting Monday (2-11-13) adopted a "Comprehensive Plan." The vote was 4-1. Doug Mercer dissented.
The Washington City Council, in its regular monthly meeting Monday (2-11-13) adopted a "Comprehensive Plan." The vote was 4-1. Doug Mercer dissented.
 
During the years that North Carolina was riding high - particularly the 1980s and 1990s - state policymakers wrung their hands about the problems associated with a fast-growing, successful economy.
During the years that North Carolina was riding high - particularly the 1980s and 1990s - state policymakers wrung their hands about the problems associated with a fast-growing, successful economy.
 
Here below are two Governor McCroy press releases regarding new manufacturing jobs and statewide vocational education - something I have, in my capacity as a county commissioner, pushed for decades. This is good news.
Here below are two Governor McCroy press releases regarding new manufacturing jobs and statewide vocational education - something I have, in my capacity as a county commissioner, pushed for decades. This is good news.
 
A peaceful spot on the East Carolina University campus was dedicated today as a permanent remembrance to students who have died while enrolled at ECU.
A peaceful spot on the East Carolina University campus was dedicated today as a permanent remembrance to students who have died while enrolled at ECU.
 
Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit arrested Reginald Wilkinson Jr., 23 years of age, of 374 Keysville Road in Washington.
Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit arrested Reginald Wilkinson Jr., 23 years of age, of 374 Keysville Road in Washington.
 
Earlier this month the Island Packet, a coastal newspaper covering Beaufort County, South Carolina and vicinity, reported that Moss was one of three finalists for same position with the Beaufort County School District (South Carolina).
Earlier this month the Island Packet, a coastal newspaper covering Beaufort County, South Carolina and vicinity, reported that Moss was one of three finalists for same position with the Beaufort County School District (South Carolina).
 
Backing up comments promising North Carolina would remain the "least unionized state in the United States," Speaker of the House Thom Tillis has sponsored a bill that would place on the November 2014 ballot constitutional amendments limiting union organizing.
Backing up comments promising North Carolina would remain the "least unionized state in the United States," Speaker of the House Thom Tillis has sponsored a bill that would place on the November 2014 ballot constitutional amendments limiting union organizing.
 
Washington Police arrested Jason Scott Mitchell today for felony breaking and entering and felony larceny after breaking and entering.
Washington Police arrested Jason Scott Mitchell today for felony breaking and entering and felony larceny after breaking and entering.
 
Members of the board of directors of Vidant Health announced a new slate of officers at a meeting today.
Members of the board of directors of Vidant Health announced a new slate of officers at a meeting today.
 
An information session has been scheduled for March 11 at Beaufort County Community College for high school students, their parents and members of the public interested in learning more about Career and College Promise.
An information session has been scheduled for March 11 at Beaufort County Community College for high school students, their parents and members of the public interested in learning more about Career and College Promise.
 
I am encouraged by the discussions the Beaufort County Board of Education is having about how it can function more effectively, and hopefully more efficiently.
I am encouraged by the discussions the Beaufort County Board of Education is having about how it can function more effectively, and hopefully more efficiently.
 
I hope you had a merry Christmas! Here is Part II of our three-part Christmas policy reform wish list. The first four were posted earlier this week. Now for four more...
I hope you had a merry Christmas! Here is Part II of our three-part Christmas policy reform wish list. The first four were posted earlier this week. Now for four more...
 
On December 22, 2012 at approximately 8:30 p.m., the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an armed robbery at The Quarterdeck Marina on Carteret Street in Bath, NC
On December 22, 2012 at approximately 8:30 p.m., the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an armed robbery at The Quarterdeck Marina on Carteret Street in Bath, NC
 
James E. “Jimmy” White, formerly of 159 Metro House, W. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, died Tuesday, February 26, 2013, at Vidant Beaufort Hospital.
James E. “Jimmy” White, formerly of 159 Metro House, W. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, died Tuesday, February 26, 2013, at Vidant Beaufort Hospital.
 
Frank "Buba" Guilford Sr., of 1561 S. Asbury Church Road, Washington, died Monday, February 25, 2013, at Vidant Inpatient Hospice. The family will receive friends at the home.
Frank "Buba" Guilford Sr., of 1561 S. Asbury Church Road, Washington, died Monday, February 25, 2013, at Vidant Inpatient Hospice. The family will receive friends at the home.
 
Zelda “Grey” Carr of Washington, NC died Saturday, February 23, 2013 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC.
Zelda “Grey” Carr of Washington, NC died Saturday, February 23, 2013 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC.
 
Mr. Jon Sutton Schumaker, 74, a resident of the Cypress Landing Community of Chocowinity, NC, died Sunday, February 24, 2013, at Vidant Inpatient Hospice of Greenville, NC.
Mr. Jon Sutton Schumaker, 74, a resident of the Cypress Landing Community of Chocowinity, NC, died Sunday, February 24, 2013, at Vidant Inpatient Hospice of Greenville, NC.
 
Mrs. Mamie Bass Harrison, 104, a resident of Ridgewood Manor Nursing Center of Washington, died Saturday, February 23, 2013.
Mrs. Mamie Bass Harrison, 104, a resident of Ridgewood Manor Nursing Center of Washington, died Saturday, February 23, 2013.
 
Minnie Pearl Flynn, a resident of 130 Swamp Road, Pantego, died Saturday, February 23, 2013, at Vidant Pungo Hospital, Belhaven.
Minnie Pearl Flynn, a resident of 130 Swamp Road, Pantego, died Saturday, February 23, 2013, at Vidant Pungo Hospital, Belhaven.
 
The Beaufort County Republican Party's Reagan Day Dinner has set its date, and respectfully requests your attendance.
The Beaufort County Republican Party's Reagan Day Dinner has set its date, and respectfully requests your attendance.
 
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