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    Dear Editor (publisher),

    I wanted to write to you and thank you for your publication's courage to publish news regarding candidates for County Commissioner. It is with regret our newspaper of record here in Beaufort County will not do the same.

    Last week the news broke on Candidate Derik Davis and his involvement in the egging incident at Paul Funeral Home after his firing from there. The police report diplomatically shows his involvement but does so in a way not to embarrass Paul Funeral Home. I commend the management at Paul Funeral Home for taking the high road and I'm sorry their company had to be put in a bad situation through no fault of their own.

    I was contacted last Thursday by the Washington Daily News and advised they would be running a story on this incident in this past weekend's edition. That did not occur. I am disturbed that they fail to cover news that is actually relevant in Beaufort County. This publication has been a Democratic organization for many years with the old school mentality of covering for their own. Mr. Davis comes from a Democratic family here and although he has filed as a Republican this doesn't change who and what he is. I condemn the Daily News for their lack of journalistic integrity and burying this important news story. The people deserve the truth.

    Sincerely,

    Gary L. Brinn

    Beaufort County Commissioner
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Latest Bloodless Warfare: Politics

RALEIGH: Following UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz’ resignation to become President of Michigan State University, Governor Roy Cooper reiterated the need for changes in the governance of the UNC System, highlighting recommendations put forward by the Governor’s Commission
Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. appeared in a nostalgic ad during the Super Bowl on Sunday between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers.
Former U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr suggested during a speech late last week that in a rematch between former President Donald Trump and President Joe Biden, he’ll back his former boss.
Please find today’s turnout numbers for Thursday, February 22nd.
On Monday, the state Senate Redistricting and Elections Committee passed S.B. 757, which could become the lines for North Carolina’s fourteen U.S. Congressional districts.
Former Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) suggested during an interview over the weekend that she may still enter the 2024 presidential election, even though the process is already well underway.
Today, Congressman Greg Murphy, M.D. sent a letter to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Robert M. Califf, M.D. regarding regulatory frameworks for artificial intelligence in health care.
RALEIGH: Governor Roy Cooper has signed a letter calling on U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra to take additional steps to ensure that all forms of contraception are affordable and accessible.

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North Carolina Republican Congressman Patrick McHenry has served as interim speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives since Oct. 3 after former speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-CA, was ousted.
The Democratic National Committee launched four billboards in Grand Rapids, Michigan, targeting independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. for his Super PAC, American Values 2024, taking donations from a former Trump mega-donor.
Please find today’s turnout numbers for Tuesday, February 20th.
Karen Brinson Bell, executive director of the NC State Board of Elections, recently was elected vice president of the National Association of State Election Directors (NASED).
Volunteer Firefighter, Former Prosecutor Pledges To Protect Consumers, Keep Costs Low
Raleigh, NC – Today, on the first day of candidate filing, Democratic activists filed a lawsuit challenging North Carolina's new congressional map, which was approved by the North Carolina General Assembly over a month ago.

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis went scorched earth on the Republican Party during a press conference on Wednesday following a string of failures the party has suffered at the national-level.
President Joe Biden called on House Republicans to drop their impeachment inquiry into him on Friday after an informant who gave the FBI information about alleged corruption involving the Biden family was charged this week for lying to federal authorities.
House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Mark Green (R-TN) announced on Wednesday that he is retiring from Congress because the institution and the country in general is largely broken beyond repair.
Former President Donald Trump said Monday he wants a debate with President Joe Biden months ahead of the end of the primary season and the start of the general election.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said during an interview this week that he prefers that President Joe Biden win re-election vs. former President Donald Trump.
Undoubtedly, the most calls I receive to my office concern our local roads. Our population has increased substantially. I will readily agree that our transportation infrastructure has not kept pace.
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced on Friday that he will not run for president after taking a few months to consider his prospects.
Please find today’s turnout numbers for Monday, February 19th.

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