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We've said it before, "... getting involved in neighborhood dog disputes is almost always a battle you can't win.
We've said it before, "... getting involved in neighborhood dog disputes is almost always a battle you can't win.
 
On August 6, 2013 at approximately 9:00 am, the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a breaking and entering and larceny at F. Ray Moore Oil Company in Washington.
On August 6, 2013 at approximately 9:00 am, the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a breaking and entering and larceny at F. Ray Moore Oil Company in Washington.
 
State Superintendent of Public Instruction June Atkinson said her concerns about allowing students to use vouchers to offset the cost of private schooling was more a principled support of public schools' role in modern society than the effect vouchers could have in meeting individual children's...
State Superintendent of Public Instruction June Atkinson said her concerns about allowing students to use vouchers to offset the cost of private schooling was more a principled support of public schools' role in modern society than the effect vouchers could have in meeting individual children's...
 
Gov. Pat McCrory took our advice and signed that voter ID bill passed by the General Assembly. Kudos to him. The bill didn't go as far as I would like to see it go, but something is better than nothing.
Gov. Pat McCrory took our advice and signed that voter ID bill passed by the General Assembly. Kudos to him. The bill didn't go as far as I would like to see it go, but something is better than nothing.
 
GED Assessment Day, 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Building 8 on the BCCC campus. In addition to a brief assessment, the event will include lunch and door prizes for participants.
GED Assessment Day, 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Building 8 on the BCCC campus. In addition to a brief assessment, the event will include lunch and door prizes for participants.
 
Vidant Health has been awarded a Hospital Prevention Excellence Award by NC Prevention Partners, a public health leader that offers the award-winning worksite wellness program WorkHealthy AmericaSM.
Vidant Health has been awarded a Hospital Prevention Excellence Award by NC Prevention Partners, a public health leader that offers the award-winning worksite wellness program WorkHealthy AmericaSM.
 
Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that all of the state's 100 counties saw increases in visitor spending in 2012.
Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that all of the state's 100 counties saw increases in visitor spending in 2012.
 
Emily Nelson of Havelock and Emily Wilder of Wilmington were randomly placed together in Umstead Residence Hall as freshmen in 2012. They have become such good friends that they finish the others' sentences and are part of each other's families.
Emily Nelson of Havelock and Emily Wilder of Wilmington were randomly placed together in Umstead Residence Hall as freshmen in 2012. They have become such good friends that they finish the others' sentences and are part of each other's families.
 
On June 14, 2013 at approximately 7:24 am, the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a larceny of a utility trailer from a residence on Biggs Road in Pinetown.
On June 14, 2013 at approximately 7:24 am, the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a larceny of a utility trailer from a residence on Biggs Road in Pinetown.
 
Ruth S. Hopkins, age 89, of Willows Court, Washington, died Monday, August 12, 2013 at River Trace Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Washington.
Ruth S. Hopkins, age 89, of Willows Court, Washington, died Monday, August 12, 2013 at River Trace Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Washington.
 
Mr. Edwin Howard "Fizz Ed" Denny, Jr., age 63, a resident of 101 Hattie Lane, Washington, NC died Friday August 9, 2013 at Vidant Medical Center of Greenville.
Mr. Edwin Howard "Fizz Ed" Denny, Jr., age 63, a resident of 101 Hattie Lane, Washington, NC died Friday August 9, 2013 at Vidant Medical Center of Greenville.
 
The water consumers of Beaufort County Southside in District VII will experience outages and periods of low pressure in the distribution system as a result of water line repairs, Tuesday, August 13th from 9:00 in the morning through 7:00 in the evening.
The water consumers of Beaufort County Southside in District VII will experience outages and periods of low pressure in the distribution system as a result of water line repairs, Tuesday, August 13th from 9:00 in the morning through 7:00 in the evening.
 
State Sen. Jeff Tarte, R-Mecklenburg, believes Special Assessment District revenue bonds may be the fairest method of taxation for economic development infrastructure projects even if the financing instrument attracted only one successful applicant in the five years the bonds have been an option...
State Sen. Jeff Tarte, R-Mecklenburg, believes Special Assessment District revenue bonds may be the fairest method of taxation for economic development infrastructure projects even if the financing instrument attracted only one successful applicant in the five years the bonds have been an option...
 
As the debate rages over photo voter ID, it is fascinating to listen to the arguments against the proposed law. The opposition continues to repeat the same old lines used back in 2005 when Georgia passed a similar photo ID bill.
As the debate rages over photo voter ID, it is fascinating to listen to the arguments against the proposed law. The opposition continues to repeat the same old lines used back in 2005 when Georgia passed a similar photo ID bill.
 
Yesterday, despite being warned of its consequences, Gov. Pat McCrory signed HB 589 into law.
Yesterday, despite being warned of its consequences, Gov. Pat McCrory signed HB 589 into law.
 
Governor Pat McCrory today signed HB 589, commonly referred to as Voter Photo ID, into law. This law will help ensure the integrity of the North Carolina ballot box and provide greater equality in access to voting to North Carolinians.
Governor Pat McCrory today signed HB 589, commonly referred to as Voter Photo ID, into law. This law will help ensure the integrity of the North Carolina ballot box and provide greater equality in access to voting to North Carolinians.
 
An Asheville native, Thomas Wolfe emerged as one of the early-twentieth century’s most controversial writers. His meandering writing style irritated many editors, who nevertheless recognized a diamond in the rough and published his work.
An Asheville native, Thomas Wolfe emerged as one of the early-twentieth century’s most controversial writers. His meandering writing style irritated many editors, who nevertheless recognized a diamond in the rough and published his work.
 
Tommy Stanley, age 55, a resident of NC Hwy 32 North, Washington, NC passed away Sunday, August 11, 2013 at his home.
Tommy Stanley, age 55, a resident of NC Hwy 32 North, Washington, NC passed away Sunday, August 11, 2013 at his home.
 
What about state House Speaker Thom Tillis - the establishment favorite currently running slightly behind Brannon in polling matchups with Hagan?
What about state House Speaker Thom Tillis - the establishment favorite currently running slightly behind Brannon in polling matchups with Hagan?
 
On May 5, 2012 at approximately 9:06 a.m., Deputies with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office responded to South Harding Village Road in Washington, NC in reference to a Domestic Dispute.
On May 5, 2012 at approximately 9:06 a.m., Deputies with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office responded to South Harding Village Road in Washington, NC in reference to a Domestic Dispute.
 
This has been a rough year for the University of North Carolina system. An ongoing scandal involving both academic and athletic departments continues to roil UNC-Chapel Hill, with the more recent wild antics of basketball star P.J. Hairston adding fuel to the fire. A second longstanding...
This has been a rough year for the University of North Carolina system. An ongoing scandal involving both academic and athletic departments continues to roil UNC-Chapel Hill, with the more recent wild antics of basketball star P.J. Hairston adding fuel to the fire. A second longstanding...
 
The Monday August 5 public hearing on a report from the Beaufort County Limited Voting Elections Committee produced uncertainty. After a committee composed of 12 citizens and commissioners studied how to change limited voting for six months Chairman Gary Brinn tabled his motion citing the need for f
The Monday August 5 public hearing on a report from the Beaufort County Limited Voting Elections Committee produced uncertainty. After a committee composed of 12 citizens and commissioners studied how to change limited voting for six months Chairman Gary Brinn tabled his motion citing the need for f
 
The Division of Continuing Education at Beaufort County Community College will offer a course beginning Monday, Aug. 19, that will prepare students to work as coordinators of health care facilities.
The Division of Continuing Education at Beaufort County Community College will offer a course beginning Monday, Aug. 19, that will prepare students to work as coordinators of health care facilities.
 
The U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration (ITA) reports North Carolina merchandise exports increased 6 percent in the first half of 2013 compared to the same period in 2012, growing from $14.1 billion to $14.8 billion.
The U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration (ITA) reports North Carolina merchandise exports increased 6 percent in the first half of 2013 compared to the same period in 2012, growing from $14.1 billion to $14.8 billion.
 
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