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North Carolina's reputation as a "clean government" state has suffered in recent years, with a host of high-profile arrests of public officials on corruption charges. The latest came March 26, when Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon was arrested on charges of taking a bribe from a federal agent...
North Carolina's reputation as a "clean government" state has suffered in recent years, with a host of high-profile arrests of public officials on corruption charges. The latest came March 26, when Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon was arrested on charges of taking a bribe from a federal agent...
 
Former State Treasurer Richard Moore will deliver the commencement address at the 47th graduation for Beaufort County Community College set for 7 p.m. Thursday, May 15 in the auditorium of Washington High School.
Former State Treasurer Richard Moore will deliver the commencement address at the 47th graduation for Beaufort County Community College set for 7 p.m. Thursday, May 15 in the auditorium of Washington High School.
 
Governor Pat McCrory has proclaimed May "Motorsports Month" in North Carolina, celebrating the many contributions of racing to the state and economy.
Governor Pat McCrory has proclaimed May "Motorsports Month" in North Carolina, celebrating the many contributions of racing to the state and economy.
 
A geographer, Mitchelson has been at ECU since 1999. He chaired the department of geography and served as interim chair of the English department. In 2011 he was appointed to chair ECU's Program Prioritization Committee, which evaluated programs campuswide and examined the university's academic...
A geographer, Mitchelson has been at ECU since 1999. He chaired the department of geography and served as interim chair of the English department. In 2011 he was appointed to chair ECU's Program Prioritization Committee, which evaluated programs campuswide and examined the university's academic...
 
I have NO PROBLEM with anything you say. I used to type up my mother's tests on that smelly alcohol duplicator stencil.
I have NO PROBLEM with anything you say. I used to type up my mother's tests on that smelly alcohol duplicator stencil.
 
Last month, the UNC system's General Administration launched a long-awaited new website. That may not seem a big thing, but it is. The University of North Carolina has an enormous amount of information about the university, such as campus enrollment figures and campus graduation, and the GA promises
Last month, the UNC system's General Administration launched a long-awaited new website. That may not seem a big thing, but it is. The University of North Carolina has an enormous amount of information about the university, such as campus enrollment figures and campus graduation, and the GA promises
 
We were heartened by the success of Mattie Lawson in an NC House primary on the Outer Banks, and state Rep. Larry Pittman's reelection victory in Cabarrus County.
We were heartened by the success of Mattie Lawson in an NC House primary on the Outer Banks, and state Rep. Larry Pittman's reelection victory in Cabarrus County.
 
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler recently said he may revisit state restrictions on municipalities' involvement in the broadband business. Those comments have raised some eyebrows, both in the broadband industry and among public policy analysts.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler recently said he may revisit state restrictions on municipalities' involvement in the broadband business. Those comments have raised some eyebrows, both in the broadband industry and among public policy analysts.
 
Mrs. Jean Klapp Thomson, age 66, a resident of 309 East 12th Street, Washington, NC died Saturday May 3, 2014 at Vidant Beaufort Hospital.
Mrs. Jean Klapp Thomson, age 66, a resident of 309 East 12th Street, Washington, NC died Saturday May 3, 2014 at Vidant Beaufort Hospital.
 
Barbara Oliver Ford, 71, a resident of 228 Village Circle, Washington, NC died Sunday May 4, 2014 at her home.
Barbara Oliver Ford, 71, a resident of 228 Village Circle, Washington, NC died Sunday May 4, 2014 at her home.
 
Memorial Services for Anna Elizabeth Marinello, the infant daughter of Michael and Elaine (Wozny) Marinello were held on May 1, 2014 at St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Fuquay Varina, NC.
Memorial Services for Anna Elizabeth Marinello, the infant daughter of Michael and Elaine (Wozny) Marinello were held on May 1, 2014 at St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Fuquay Varina, NC.
 
My political life has reached a proper and constitutional catalyst point. Due to a Republican primary election, my political career here in Beaufort County is done, and I am more than ready for the change.
My political life has reached a proper and constitutional catalyst point. Due to a Republican primary election, my political career here in Beaufort County is done, and I am more than ready for the change.
 
A race for the state Supreme Court is highlighting how changes in judicial elections may come back to bite the Democratic Party and the high court justice who once benefited from the changes.
A race for the state Supreme Court is highlighting how changes in judicial elections may come back to bite the Democratic Party and the high court justice who once benefited from the changes.
 
Never fails. The left-wing Public Policy Polling is backtracking. Just last week they were reporting that Thom Tillis was going to win the GOP Primary in a cakewalk.
Never fails. The left-wing Public Policy Polling is backtracking. Just last week they were reporting that Thom Tillis was going to win the GOP Primary in a cakewalk.
 
Governor Pat McCrory has appointed Linda Morrison Combs, former Controller of the United States, to become North Carolina State Controller. Combs' appointment requires confirmation by the General Assembly.
Governor Pat McCrory has appointed Linda Morrison Combs, former Controller of the United States, to become North Carolina State Controller. Combs' appointment requires confirmation by the General Assembly.
 
A $451,955 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development division will fund crucial technology at three East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine community service learning centers across the state.
A $451,955 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development division will fund crucial technology at three East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine community service learning centers across the state.
 
North Carolina has been fortunate to have honest and trustworthy State Treasurers. Current Treasurer Janet Cowell is no exception.
North Carolina has been fortunate to have honest and trustworthy State Treasurers. Current Treasurer Janet Cowell is no exception.
 
Most of us enjoy going on a vacation or two during the year, and that usually involves spending the night in a hotel or rental accommodation. Did you know that you are taxed on that hotel room and have no say about it? This current form of taxation without representation is known as an occupancy tax
Most of us enjoy going on a vacation or two during the year, and that usually involves spending the night in a hotel or rental accommodation. Did you know that you are taxed on that hotel room and have no say about it? This current form of taxation without representation is known as an occupancy tax
 
Beaufort Observer endorses incumbent county commissioner, Stan Deatherage, as its top pick for the Republican nomination for commissioner, with Candidate Keith Kidwell as their second choice.
Beaufort Observer endorses incumbent county commissioner, Stan Deatherage, as its top pick for the Republican nomination for commissioner, with Candidate Keith Kidwell as their second choice.
 
Beaufort County Community College will host a "conversation on entrepreneurship" from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 5, in the auditorium of Building 8 on the BCCC campus.
Beaufort County Community College will host a "conversation on entrepreneurship" from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 5, in the auditorium of Building 8 on the BCCC campus.
 
Don Cox, A.K.A. Mr. No-Show (does not show up for Candidates' Forums), who, up until now, has shown that he is completely incapable of discussing any issues at any time, now has twin issues he understands well enough to discuss: marijuana usage and Democrat strategy.
Don Cox, A.K.A. Mr. No-Show (does not show up for Candidates' Forums), who, up until now, has shown that he is completely incapable of discussing any issues at any time, now has twin issues he understands well enough to discuss: marijuana usage and Democrat strategy.
 
First-term U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger faces a challenge from Michael Steinberg in the Republican primary for the 9th Congressional District.
First-term U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger faces a challenge from Michael Steinberg in the Republican primary for the 9th Congressional District.
 
A handful of documents changed the character of the United States. The 13th Amendment, formally ending legal slavery in this country, is one of them.
A handful of documents changed the character of the United States. The 13th Amendment, formally ending legal slavery in this country, is one of them.
 
Democratic congressional candidates Toni Morris and former state Secretary of Commerce Keith Crisco espouse similar political beliefs, such as the need to raise taxes while cutting spending.
Democratic congressional candidates Toni Morris and former state Secretary of Commerce Keith Crisco espouse similar political beliefs, such as the need to raise taxes while cutting spending.
 
Vidant Health's Chief Quality Officer, Dr. Joan Wynn, was recently named one of the top 50 experts in the country who are leading the field of patient safety.
Vidant Health's Chief Quality Officer, Dr. Joan Wynn, was recently named one of the top 50 experts in the country who are leading the field of patient safety.
 
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