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Every year on June 6, our nation pauses to remember the thousands of brave Americans and American allies who stormed the beaches of Normandy to launch the campaign to liberate Europe from the oppression and extermination by the Nazi regime in World War II.
We cherish too, the Poppy red that grows on fields where valor led, it seems to signal to the skies that blood of heroes never dies.
In 1920, the American Legion adopted the red poppy as the symbol of remembrance of those who gave their lives in war.

Governing Beaufort County

On Monday, May 6, 2024, at the Beaufort County Commissioners' general meeting, Commissioner Stan Deatherage sponsored the Constitutional right of a Beaufort County citizen "to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."
North Carolina's Rate Bureau has requested for 2024 an annual increase of 42.2%, whereby North Carolina's Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has exhibited a great willingness to take a firm stand against such an exorbitant increase.
I reckon one could always argue that ignorance rests in the eyes of the beholder, but, I'm not taking that bet ... not in these Orwellian times, when so few of our fellow travelers know so little of what is real, and far too much of what otherwise might be terminally fake.
There were numerous local professional and educational opportunities showcased on Wednesday at the Beaufort County Job and Resource Fair.

Regional Business

WASHINGTON, NC— The Beaufort County Community College Foundation received a $40,000 donation from the First Annual Belhaven Trout Tournament and Festival.
Coming on the heels of a second-quarter report that saw losses of $526.7 million, VinFast reported Thursday that it lost an additional $623 million for the third quarter of 2023.
Charlotte has joined a list of major US cities who recently placed a formal bid to designate the Queen City as a nationally recognized regional tech hub.

Community

We cherish too, the Poppy red that grows on fields where valor led, it seems to signal to the skies that blood of heroes never dies.
Invite those who hold the South dear, to honor those who gave their all to protect those that they loved from the tyranny of invasion and occupation, to participate in a memorial service at the Confederate Monument in Oakdale Cemetery

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Health and Fitness

After saying the six-foot social distancing guideline during the COVID-19 pandemic “sort of just appeared,” Dr. Anthony Fauci on Monday testified that his statement had been “distorted” and that it “actually” came from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The state Supreme Court has agreed to hear one of two pending cases involving North Carolina bar owners challenging Gov. Roy Cooper's COVID-related shutdowns in 2020.
Former White House medical advisor Anthony Fauci changed his view of COVID vaccines from 2021 to 2024, clips show.

The Region

In 1920, the American Legion adopted the red poppy as the symbol of remembrance of those who gave their lives in war.
Our office is currently monitoring the forecast of an approaching cold frontal system moving through today through Thursday.
Our office is currently monitoring an approaching weather system that will bring windy conditions, rain, and the potential for strong storms to our area tomorrow.

The Arts

Veterans Day is a festive celebration by those who returned, married, had kids, worked and retired. We are the one who have reunions and share photos and stories.
“Malcolm in the Middle” actor Frankie Muniz said that even though he had a good experience as a child star, he still doesn’t want his son to enter the profession.
Famed Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dickey Betts, responsible for writing the group’s biggest hit, “Ramblin’ Man,” died Thursday at his home in Osprey, Florida. He was 80.

Eastern NC Podcasts

Fred W. Gerdes is a retired Professional (chemical) Engineer, TX Registration #41641, now living in Charlotte, North Carolina with his wife of 53 years, and two cats.  He has taken Racaniello's course called Virology 2022, available on Youtube, and courses in cell biology and immune system signal...
In this episode of The John Woodard Show, John Woodard Interviews Donna Jackson. Donna Jackson, a Project 21 member who serves as the program's director of membership development, is a seasoned accountant with public and private sector experience as well as previous forays into politics and...
In this episode of The John Woodard Show, John Woodard Interviews Jennifer London.


Obituaries

Glynda Faye Haddock Warren, age 82, a resident of Washington, NC died Tuesday June 11, 2024 at her home.
James Ronald “Ronnie” Jenkins, a retired educator/education administrator and long-time resident of Williamston, NC, passed away on June 4, 2024, at the age of 76 after a long battle with MS.
Shirley Jean Ellis, age 74, a resident of Longs, South Carolina, died Friday May 24, 2024 at her home.
Calvage Lane Cox, age 77, a resident of Washington, NC died Thursday May 23, 2024, at ECU Health Beaufort in Washington.
Wilbur Allen Castellow, age 86, a resident of Washington, died Friday, May 17, 2024, at his home.

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Latest Entries

Democrat strategist James Carville raged against the legacy media this week, demanding that they take an even more biased approach when reporting on former President Donald Trump.
Republican congressman Byron Donalds said it would be a “great honor” if former President Donald Trump were to ask him to be his running-mate for 2024, saying the ultimate goal is for Trump to win and he’ll do whatever he’s asked to help him do that.
Voters in Arizona will have the opportunity to enact broad border security measures in November as the state faces a flood of illegal immigration after the Republican-led state legislature passed a resolution that will put the measures on the general election ballot.
The former White House physician for Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump says that a new report this week about how President Joe Biden is struggling to function behind closed doors represents a serious threat to the U.S.
The Tikva Forum for Families of Hostages, an Israeli group created to represent the families of those taken during Hamas’ October 7 terrorist attack, urged President Joe Biden to stop interfering with Israel’s campaign to destroy the terrorist group.
Addiction is not just a physical issue, it is also deeply spiritual
After saying the six-foot social distancing guideline during the COVID-19 pandemic “sort of just appeared,” Dr. Anthony Fauci on Monday testified that his statement had been “distorted” and that it “actually” came from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Accepting the unacceptable makes the unacceptable acceptable
The state Supreme Court has agreed to hear one of two pending cases involving North Carolina bar owners challenging Gov. Roy Cooper's COVID-related shutdowns in 2020.
The Biden administration canceled over 350,000 asylum cases, allowing migrants to stay in the United States indefinitely in a move that experts called “mass amnesty.”
Former White House medical advisor Anthony Fauci changed his view of COVID vaccines from 2021 to 2024, clips show.
This project, if it proceeds as planned, will be another boondoggle of school construction by the Beaufort County Commissioners
Unless the SCOTUS fixes this mess we will no long live in a free country under the Rule of Law.
This article will focus on the continuing saga of a story that started in Pitt County, North Carolina in June of the year 2020.






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