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Last night at the Washington High School Auditorium was an epiphany for me. I saw Quality Theater of the kind you would have to drive 8 hours to my Atlanta to experience, yet here it was in the corner of Little Washington (the original) in spades.
Last night at the Washington High School Auditorium was an epiphany for me. I saw Quality Theater of the kind you would have to drive 8 hours to my Atlanta to experience, yet here it was in the corner of Little Washington (the original) in spades.
 
Several bills altering the makeup of local governments are working their way through the current General Assembly session, raising charges by liberal advocates and pundits that the GOP-led legislature is maneuvering to give Republicans a foothold in local governments that now are under Democratic...
Several bills altering the makeup of local governments are working their way through the current General Assembly session, raising charges by liberal advocates and pundits that the GOP-led legislature is maneuvering to give Republicans a foothold in local governments that now are under Democratic...
 
Today, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) voted against HR. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, which passed the House 392-37.
Today, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) voted against HR. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, which passed the House 392-37.
 
For as long as I've been working in the higher education policy world, people have been talking about the prospects for a breakout for distance learning (i.e., online courses) and how that would transform higher education.
For as long as I've been working in the higher education policy world, people have been talking about the prospects for a breakout for distance learning (i.e., online courses) and how that would transform higher education.
 
We and many other grassroots entities - have been howlin' mad about Gov. Pat's $40 million corporate welfare giveaway.
We and many other grassroots entities - have been howlin' mad about Gov. Pat's $40 million corporate welfare giveaway.
 
When I tell audiences that I have always been a committed Marxist, I usually get a combination of disbelieving snorts and knowing chuckles. The cleverest response goes something like this: "I can believe you've been a committed Marxist, but I can't believe they'd ever let you out!"
When I tell audiences that I have always been a committed Marxist, I usually get a combination of disbelieving snorts and knowing chuckles. The cleverest response goes something like this: "I can believe you've been a committed Marxist, but I can't believe they'd ever let you out!"
 
Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement on the gas tax compromise announced by House and Senate leaders today...
Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement on the gas tax compromise announced by House and Senate leaders today...
 
Last week I reported that, based on this quote, the actions of the Governor and many state legislators in pushing new corporate welfare schemes were at odds with the Republican Party Platform. I was wrong. Shortly after my newsletter went out, I received an email telling me that, in the latest...

My Bad

 
Last week I reported that, based on this quote, the actions of the Governor and many state legislators in pushing new corporate welfare schemes were at odds with the Republican Party Platform. I was wrong. Shortly after my newsletter went out, I received an email telling me that, in the latest...
 
Regardless of whether one appreciates the nuanced work of the eclectic Austin, Texas Writer /Director, one must admit that his films are at least unique in their construction, their quality.
Regardless of whether one appreciates the nuanced work of the eclectic Austin, Texas Writer /Director, one must admit that his films are at least unique in their construction, their quality.
 
On 3-20-2015, Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit and Alcohol Law Enforcement Division executed a search warrant on Rodney Lamont Albritton’s residence located at 105 Anderson Place in Washington.
On 3-20-2015, Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit and Alcohol Law Enforcement Division executed a search warrant on Rodney Lamont Albritton’s residence located at 105 Anderson Place in Washington.
 
On March 25, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services' Division of Social Services (DSS) and the Consulate General of Mexico in Raleigh signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) that protects Mexican minors in the event they have been separated from their parents or guardians.
On March 25, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services' Division of Social Services (DSS) and the Consulate General of Mexico in Raleigh signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) that protects Mexican minors in the event they have been separated from their parents or guardians.
 
Last night, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) voted against H. Con. Res. 27, the Fiscal Year 2016 federal budget proposal which passed the House by a vote of 228 to 199.
Last night, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) voted against H. Con. Res. 27, the Fiscal Year 2016 federal budget proposal which passed the House by a vote of 228 to 199.
 
Mrs. Wanda Cobb, of 657 Falconwood Drive, Grimesland, died Saturday, March 21, 2015, at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville.
Mrs. Wanda Cobb, of 657 Falconwood Drive, Grimesland, died Saturday, March 21, 2015, at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville.
 
Helen D. Rowe, age 82, a resident of Washington, NC passed away at her residence on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Mrs. Rowe was born in Beaufort County, NC on April 16, 1932 to the late Jesse and Catherine Dixon.
Helen D. Rowe, age 82, a resident of Washington, NC passed away at her residence on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Mrs. Rowe was born in Beaufort County, NC on April 16, 1932 to the late Jesse and Catherine Dixon.
 
Mrs. Peggy Smith McCollum, age 67, a resident of 1204 West 5th Street, Washington, NC died Tuesday March 24, 2015.
Mrs. Peggy Smith McCollum, age 67, a resident of 1204 West 5th Street, Washington, NC died Tuesday March 24, 2015.
 
We’ve all seen those weepy commercials about “food deserts” — geographic areas where folks apparently can’t get access to the kind of stuff you find in Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, or The Fresh Market.
We’ve all seen those weepy commercials about “food deserts” — geographic areas where folks apparently can’t get access to the kind of stuff you find in Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, or The Fresh Market.
 
Public school superintendents have been in the news lately, and it's not been flattering. Desperate to move on from the contentious tenure of Superintendent Katie McGee, the Brunswick County Board of Education hired Edward Pruden in 2010 at a salary of $159,400 a year. Late last year, the school...
Public school superintendents have been in the news lately, and it's not been flattering. Desperate to move on from the contentious tenure of Superintendent Katie McGee, the Brunswick County Board of Education hired Edward Pruden in 2010 at a salary of $159,400 a year. Late last year, the school...
 
The Lemonade Art Gallery is having its grand opening beginning at 5;30 pm. The ribbon cutting ceremony will be at 6 pm. The artists will be in their studios to welcome visitors and show you their work. Please drop by and help us celebrate Washington's newest gallery.
The Lemonade Art Gallery is having its grand opening beginning at 5;30 pm. The ribbon cutting ceremony will be at 6 pm. The artists will be in their studios to welcome visitors and show you their work. Please drop by and help us celebrate Washington's newest gallery.
 
Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Congresswoman Renee Ellmers (R-NC-02) today met with Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James to discuss the future of the 440th Airlift Wing at Pope Airfield
Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Congresswoman Renee Ellmers (R-NC-02) today met with Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James to discuss the future of the 440th Airlift Wing at Pope Airfield
 
Senate Majority Leader Harry Brown (R-Onslow) introduced legislation on Monday to reform the state sales tax system. The state levies a 4.75 percent sales tax, while counties levy an additional two percent. The two percent is the focus of the bill, and is currently composed of three different...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Brown (R-Onslow) introduced legislation on Monday to reform the state sales tax system. The state levies a 4.75 percent sales tax, while counties levy an additional two percent. The two percent is the focus of the bill, and is currently composed of three different...
 
Noted independent filmmaker Cynthia Hill will spend two days at East Carolina University to speak with students about her documentary on domestic violence and her PBS cooking series, "A Chef's Life."
Noted independent filmmaker Cynthia Hill will spend two days at East Carolina University to speak with students about her documentary on domestic violence and her PBS cooking series, "A Chef's Life."
 
Efforts to resolve the critical channel maintenance issues at the Port of Morehead City reached a major milestone when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract for maintenance dredging.
Efforts to resolve the critical channel maintenance issues at the Port of Morehead City reached a major milestone when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract for maintenance dredging.
 
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