We need Mike Speciale as House Speaker
May 21, 2015 | 10:43 PM
Rep. Michael Speciale told The Beaufort Observer today (5-21-15) there’s no way I’m voting for the House budget if it stays the way it is now." But it looks like that is exactly what is ...more»
May 21, 2015 | 10:28 PM
The News & Observer is reporting: The N.C. House voted down an effort from some Republicans to kill a tax credit for solar energy projects.
Rep. Marilyn Avila, a Raleigh Republican, sponsored the amendment ...more»
Our government is a greater threat to our liberties than all the terrorists in the world.
May 21, 2015 | 10:08 PM
Where are our senators, Burr and Tillis? What is there that Rand Paul is advocating that they cannot support? Every American should know this and be support Sen. Paul. Consider: I don't know whether ...more»
May 21, 2015 | 11:04 PM
You can’t fix stupid. These people have no clue. The Baltimore Sun reports: Stephanie Rawlings-Blake called the city's recent spike in violence "disheartening" Thursday as police work to address ...more»
May 21, 2015 | 07:36 AM
Is it any wonder that voters are leaving the Republican Party and registering as independents? In North Carolina, an independent must register as "unaffiliated" .Now that the GOP holds sizable majorities ...more»
From The Right
1 | May 20, 2015 | 08:00 PM
The Future of America is in Good Hands
How many times have you either said or heard the following about kids today?
"The children now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they ...more»
Fayetteville shooting of a fleeing suspect by an officer will be an interesting case
May 20, 2015 | 12:34 PM
Can you imagine a justification for anyone shooting someone else in the back two times as he was running ways from the shooter?
Well, a police expect can. And it is explained by Paul Woolverton, writing ...more»
1 | May 20, 2015 | 12:13 PM
We have a strong suspicion that we are seeing the tip of a huge scandal in North Carolina. One that may well doom the Republican Party in spite of re-districting. Something fishy is going on....more»
1 | May 20, 2015 | 11:40 AM
The Chocowinity Emergency Medical Services Board of Directors met Tuesday (5-19-15) at 10:30 a.m. We have videoed most of the meeting and you can view that at the link below.
If you are interested in ...more»
And get the job done better while spending less
5 | May 19, 2015 | 11:27 PM
Sheriff Ernie Coleman stole the show at the Board of Commissioner’s second night of budget workshops Tuesday night (5-19-15). He schooled the other department heads, including the County Manager, ...more»
April 29, 2015 | 09:33 AM
N.C. Secretary of Commerce, John E. Skvarla, III, will deliver the commencement address at the 2015 graduation exercises for Beaufort County Community College to be held Thursday, May 14.
BCCC graduation ...more»
April 24, 2015 | 08:22 AM
Join the Beaufort County Community College Foundation for the 12th Annual Cutthroat Croquet Tournament to be held Saturday, May 16, along the waterfront in Bath.
Corporate sponsors of the event are Atlantic ...more»
March 30, 2015 | 01:49 PM
A 50-year veteran of the restaurant business, Bob Doe knows what it takes to make a restaurant successful.
That’s why, for the past two years, Doe has been one of the subject matter experts who ...more»
March 23, 2015 | 03:31 PM
The worlds of art, beekeeping, sailing, hunting, sewing, video games and woodworking are among the activities young people can explore during College for Kids 2015 at Beaufort County Community College. ...more»
March 19, 2015 | 07:50 AM
Beaufort County Community College will cease participation in the Federal Direct Student Loan Program effective July 1, 2015. As a result, BCCC will not originate any new student loans after that date.
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May 22, 2015 | 03:35 PM
"Australia plans to strip citizenship from Australian-born children of immigrants who become fighters for the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in its crackdown on homegrown jihadis, ...more»
May 22, 2015 | 11:25 AM
Are not trade agreement great. We can force other countries to lower their standards and keep dangerous chemicals because of a trade agreement. Hate to see what others will be able to force us to do, ...more»
May 22, 2015 | 07:35 AM
"Dr. Philip Lloyd, a South Africa-based physicist and climate researcher, examined ice core-based temperature data going back 8,000 years to gain perspective on the magnitude of global temperature changes ...more»
May 21, 2015 | 01:07 AM
British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced a new plan to seize the wages of illegal migrants who have sneaked into the UK and to deport them without appeal. This tough new plan should help discourage ...more»
May 20, 2015 | 07:20 PM
The Mount Airy News is reporting: "The Surry County Commissioners unanimously voted to display the national motto, "In God We Trust" on the Surry County Government Center and the county courthouse." ...more»
May 20, 2015 | 01:22 PM
The issue of forcing Christian bakeries to bake cakes for homosexual weddings has hit Northern Ireland, and it looks like an issue that will unite long-warring Catholics and Protestants. Even though ...more»
May 20, 2015 | 04:53 AM
Obama's secretive trade bill is now being called ''Obamatrade'' by conservative opponents who fear giving Obama such a blank check given his previous abuses of power. Unfortunately McConnell and Boehner ...more»
Buzz Cayton | May 22 | 04:59 PMMike Speciale should be our next Speaker of the House. We need to be sure and keep him there next term....more» Outraged electric ratepayer | May 22 | 04:54 PMMuch of the blame for this taxpayer ripoff of corporate welfare for the corrupt crony capitalists of ...more» Dick Adams | May 22 | 02:06 PMThe mayor should spend some time studying great men of wisdom like Aristotle (3oo BC) who had the answer ...more» RSemmes | May 22 | 01:11 PMMike Speciale is a class act in the General Assembly. He makes it a point to read every bill before ...more» Steadfast Conservative | May 22 | 12:09 PMThat's what this budget is. When you fail to govern as you campaign, you're politically dishonest. ...more» Jesse Helms Republican | May 22 | 10:25 AMThe FBI has admitted that there have been no terrorist cases cracked by the NSA spying on American citizens ...more» Support Religious Freedom | May 22 | 09:00 AMIn reply to Wayne, he does not seem to get around much. Christianity is divided into three main branches, ...more» Frances | May 22 | 06:41 AM Nancy | May 21 | 04:49 PM Jesse Helms Republican | May 21 | 03:14 PM Wayne Melton | May 21 | 02:00 PM Support Religious Freedom | May 21 | 10:26 AM R.Alligood | May 20 | 06:43 PM Walter | May 20 | 06:19 PM Frances | May 20 | 04:43 PM May 21, 2015 | 10:14 PM
PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release ...more»
May 18, 2015 | 11:10 AM
North Carolina Coastal Federation 2015 Summer Camps This summer, children can explore the wonders of the coast with the federation’s Coastal Discovery Summer Camps! Campers will take part in hands-on ...more»
May 18, 2015 | 11:00 AM
Introduction of "Citizens for Better Government" Beaufort County. This meeting is for all Citizens of Beaufort County that are tired of the "Boss Hog Politics" in Beaufort County. We are facing more ...more»
May 08, 2015 | 01:56 PM
Volunteers needed to campaign on behalf of presidential candidate Ben Carson. To learn why Ben Carson would make a good president there will be a kick-off dinner on Tues, May 19, at King Chicken Banquet ...more»
May 07, 2015 | 08:29 AM
The Washington City Council will meet Monday, May 11 at 5:30 in City Hall. Two major items on the agenda are consideration/adoption of the FY 2016 budget and approval of a proposed major revamp of the ...more»
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The Beaufort County Commissioners have scheduled two budget workshops on May 18 and 19. Both will be held at the regular meeting place, beginning at 5:00 p.m. As usual these session will be for the ...more»
3 | April 29, 2015 | 04:00 PM
As is true with all counties and municipalities in North Carolina, Beaufort County is set to begin the FY 2016 budget development process soon. As we have previously reported, the county is sitting on ...more»
The result may have been great, but the process was severely flawed...even illegal...in selecting a new County Manager
4 | April 23, 2015 | 10:39 AM
Beaufort County has a new County Manager but unfortunately he does not have a legal contract due to the blunders of the board, Chairman, County Manager and Clerk....more»
Once again, Hood was right. We need a better Chairman, Manager and Attorney for Beaufort County
4 | April 17, 2015 | 09:56 PM
Once again, Hood Richardson was not only right, but also correct. He tried to tell the Board of Commissioners that they were violating the law but they ignored what he was saying....more»
The public has a fundamental right to know how their business is being handled
3 | April 16, 2015 | 04:57 PM
Beaufort County has called a Special Meeting of the Board of Commissioners for Monday April 20, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. The notice says the meeting will be held in the Board Room at 121 W 2nd St....more»
Cartel politics makes another irrational decision
7 | April 06, 2015 | 11:10 PM
Mama used to say: "Be careful what you wish for, you may just get it."
We’re not sure if the good folk in Cypress Landing had a mama as wise as ours but if not they are about to learn. They got ...more»
1 | April 04, 2015 | 10:11 AM
The good folks of Beaufort County are about to be treated to another boondoggle by The Beaufort County Way This time it’s about the revised Chocowinity Emergency Services (CEMS) contract. Once ...more»
More of the Beaufort County Way
March 31, 2015 | 09:03 PM
The Beaufort County Board of Commissioners Negotiating Committee for the Chocowinity EMS (CEMS) met with representatives of the CEMS Tuesday (3-31-15) to review the latest revisions of a proposed new ...more»
The illusion of security is more dangerous than insecurity
March 27, 2015 | 12:58 PM
Simon Calder, writing at the British independent.co.uk makes a compelling argument that what actually caused the death of 149 innocent people last week in the French Alps was an irrational reaction ...more»
Here's how to understand Beaufort County pollitics
3 | March 27, 2015 | 05:59 AM
What is THE BEAUFORT COUNTY WAY ? It is a term we coined to simplify describing how Beaufort County politics works. It came from The Carolina Way, which was originated by Coach Dean Smith at UNC-CH ...more»
March 25, 2015 | 08:55 AM March 25, 2015 | 07:59 AM THEODORE ZIOLKOWSKI | November 04, 2014 | 11:47 PM
My personal experience with voting today in Precinct 013 in Forsyth County, North Carolina.
(1.) I am handicapped and had a severe problem.
(2.) I voted in Precinct 013 in Forsyth County.
(3.) The ...more»
George H. Schryer | October 14, 2014 | 01:27 PM
I used to use the pharmacy at Walmart for most of my medical supplies until last Sunday. My wife had just been released from the hospital and I had to get some medicines for her to take early the next ...more»
Andrew Menaquale | September 22, 2014 | 04:29 PM
Anyone reading "This is Big. It could be really big for Beaufort County" should be aware of some serious problems with the report’s analysis before deciding how "big" this would actually ...more»
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