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Throughout all the NOW's, of previously published writers, or in our opinion, should be, the bar is set high; however, we believe everyone should be heard ... if they qualify.

This is what Beaufort County NOW is mostly about, whether one is from eastern North Carolina or far, far away.

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Numerous documentaries examine waste management systems to turn waste into charcoal, reclaim burnt out farmland, compost 100 dead pigs, on and on.
Numerous documentaries examine waste management systems to turn waste into charcoal, reclaim burnt out farmland, compost 100 dead pigs, on and on.
 
The world population has increased from 2.5 billion to 7.7 billion in 70 years and people need food.
The world population has increased from 2.5 billion to 7.7 billion in 70 years and people need food.
 
I watched numerous Israeli Farm Technology YouTube videos; the world including India is copying.
I watched numerous Israeli Farm Technology YouTube videos; the world including India is copying.
 
These guys are in my family tree.
 
The discovery of the vitamins was a major scientific achievement in our understanding of health and disease.
The discovery of the vitamins was a major scientific achievement in our understanding of health and disease.
 
Georgia checks all the boxes for stealing an election but this crime involves too many people in too few counties to make sense.
Georgia checks all the boxes for stealing an election but this crime involves too many people in too few counties to make sense.
 
Now 76 and retired, I have time to research and adjust “expectations”.
Now 76 and retired, I have time to research and adjust “expectations”.
 
I lost 50 pounds and now add exercise to remain healthy.
I lost 50 pounds and now add exercise to remain healthy.
 
I ordered a Pillow Man pillow on Amazon not because of politics but technology.
I ordered a Pillow Man pillow on Amazon not because of politics but technology.
 
A 1980 Series by Milton Friedman
 
The 2020 elections prove we are in the technology trap.
 
The Unlikely Partnership That Built the Atom Bomb
 
A heart warming story about Ann Margret and her Vietnam gentlemen.
 
It is not an odd grouping at all; One about home, one about hope and one about peace, that about covers it for me.
It is not an odd grouping at all; One about home, one about hope and one about peace, that about covers it for me.
 
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.
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.
 
This is not a “Love it or Leave it” rant. It's a “Make Yourself Happy” article.
This is not a “Love it or Leave it” rant. It's a “Make Yourself Happy” article.
 
Kids appear before you get the relationship with your wife under control and now you are outnumbered. Al Bundy advises they will grow up and run off someday.
Kids appear before you get the relationship with your wife under control and now you are outnumbered. Al Bundy advises they will grow up and run off someday.
 
I posted an article about how my dad reacted to the September 1, 2001 attack. He was 93 years old then.
I posted an article about how my dad reacted to the September 1, 2001 attack. He was 93 years old then.
 
Back before everything became overly commercial, Thanksgiving was the unofficial kick off for the Christmas Season.
 
A RG was used in the failed President Reagan assignation. Soon after, a lawsuit against the manufacturer was filed then dropped.
A RG was used in the failed President Reagan assignation. Soon after, a lawsuit against the manufacturer was filed then dropped.
 
Sometimes my Photo/Memo style provides inspiration for lengthy comments too detailed for the BCN comment section. I consider these guys as Staff needing a Comment safe-space.
Sometimes my Photo/Memo style provides inspiration for lengthy comments too detailed for the BCN comment section. I consider these guys as Staff needing a Comment safe-space.
 
If my laptop research is correct, each Congressman has a $940,000 budget to hire 18 full time staffers.
If my laptop research is correct, each Congressman has a $940,000 budget to hire 18 full time staffers.
 
Modern social media is beyond my understanding but if the video is correct, I am easily fooled.
Modern social media is beyond my understanding but if the video is correct, I am easily fooled.
 
In choosing a career, my grandkids need to know their natural skills and their academic skills...anything to get a competitive edge.
In choosing a career, my grandkids need to know their natural skills and their academic skills...anything to get a competitive edge.
 
Our murder with guns statistics are only slightly worse than Mexico, so I researched their gun laws. Forget about Canada. Why are they safe? That is different story.
Our murder with guns statistics are only slightly worse than Mexico, so I researched their gun laws. Forget about Canada. Why are they safe? That is different story.
 
I modified the Police Academy Qualifications for 70-year-old VN Vets at an indoor range. First, no time limits and second, hit the target anywhere. Third, bathroom breaks are okay.
I modified the Police Academy Qualifications for 70-year-old VN Vets at an indoor range. First, no time limits and second, hit the target anywhere. Third, bathroom breaks are okay.
 
Texas and other States allow the sale of inspected feral hog meat. Many food banks welcome donations.
Texas and other States allow the sale of inspected feral hog meat. Many food banks welcome donations.
 
Having a carbine and a handgun chambered in the same caliber is an old tradition
Having a carbine and a handgun chambered in the same caliber is an old tradition
 
Certain folks in certain zip codes commit 48% of crimes with guns.
Certain folks in certain zip codes commit 48% of crimes with guns.
 
Rumor has it that Georgia fox hunters imported coyotes for year-round hunts with their dogs.
Rumor has it that Georgia fox hunters imported coyotes for year-round hunts with their dogs.
 
I modified the Police Academy Qualifications for a minimum Concealed Carry Permit test. Georgia has no test requirements for Concealed Carry permits. No permit is required to buy a gun.
I modified the Police Academy Qualifications for a minimum Concealed Carry Permit test. Georgia has no test requirements for Concealed Carry permits. No permit is required to buy a gun.
 
The good news...75% of gunshot wounds are not fatal; bad news...police are not required to offer medical assistance; doctors are seldom by-standers.
The good news...75% of gunshot wounds are not fatal; bad news...police are not required to offer medical assistance; doctors are seldom by-standers.
 
The Hog Hunting Video explores some questions and motivations for buying AR-15s. Moving targets need semi-auto rifles especially feral hogs. YouTube has great training videos to select the correct caliber for coyotes, squirrels, pigs, goats, and deer.
The Hog Hunting Video explores some questions and motivations for buying AR-15s. Moving targets need semi-auto rifles especially feral hogs. YouTube has great training videos to select the correct caliber for coyotes, squirrels, pigs, goats, and deer.
 
The British Media apologized and rewarded the Professor with a large financial settlement.
The British Media apologized and rewarded the Professor with a large financial settlement.
 
Soon 74 and getting older, I want to transition from semi-autos to revolvers.
Soon 74 and getting older, I want to transition from semi-autos to revolvers.
 
I am trying to lecture my grandkids about the wise use of legal agreements and the unwise use of handshake deals.
I am trying to lecture my grandkids about the wise use of legal agreements and the unwise use of handshake deals.
 
Perhaps the best way to start an argument outside of politics is to enter a discussion on which caliber of ammunition is best for any given situation.
Perhaps the best way to start an argument outside of politics is to enter a discussion on which caliber of ammunition is best for any given situation.
 
During a seminar, I learned that buyers judge a salesman first by his appearance walking in the door then by his voice when introducing himself. It is a challenge to change those first impressions.
During a seminar, I learned that buyers judge a salesman first by his appearance walking in the door then by his voice when introducing himself. It is a challenge to change those first impressions.
 
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