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H562 passes Senate. Headed to the Governor

July 28, 2015 | 08:38 AM
H 562, And Act To Amend Various Firearms Laws, passed the NC Senate last night (7-28-15) and is now headed to the Governor’s desk. You can review the final version of the bill by clicking on the ...more»

Trump: "...would love to have Sarah Palin in my cabinet..." Libs go bonkers

July 28, 2015 | 06:56 PM
The man—Donald Trump—is amazing. He know what resonates with both conservatives and liberals. He know how to provoke liberals and push the conservative buttons. Example: Sarah Palin....more»

Dump Boehner movement springs to life

July 28, 2015 | 08:01 PM
It’ll never happen unless someone has the guts to give it a try. And Rep. Mark Meadows for North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District has just that...the courage to do what many know should ...more»

Here's what your tax dollars that go to Planned Parenthood are doing

feedback icon 1 | July 28, 2015 | 08:13 PM
WARNING: What is contained in this story is about as bad as anything we have ever seen. It is another expose of Planned Parenthood, and their practice of harvesting body parts from aborted fetuses....more»

Obama's going after the guns of social security recipients who can't manage their money

feedback icon 2 | July 27, 2015 | 08:48 PM
The Washington Times is reporting that Barack Obama is on a campaign to rid Americans of their guns. The Obama administration is pushing to ban Social Security beneficiaries from owning guns if they ...more»

More evidence: There's not a dime's worth of difference between the D's and the R's in the Washington leadership

feedback icon 2 | July 27, 2015 | 07:13 PM
Here we go again. There's not a dime's worth of difference between the D's in leadership in Washington and the R's. We elect people who promise to do one thing and then do the opposite. Here's just ...more»
Liberty Belle

Changing history

July 27, 2015 | 04:17 PM
There is presently a movement underfoot in our country to rewrite history and change it to something more palpable for current consumption. Much of the problem seems to revolve around the despicable ...more»

An open letter to Hasan Harnett and Michelle Nix and the GOP Establishment

feedback icon 4 | July 27, 2015 | 09:47 AM
A large block of voters is really ticked off with Republicans. These are those voters who voted for Republican candidates who promised one thing and then when elected failed to vote the way they said ...more»
D'ya think?

Progressive agenda?

July 27, 2015 | 08:58 AM
Progressive Agenda?? The former governor of Maryland, Martin O'Malley, had it right when he said, "Black lives matter, White lives matter. All lives matter." at the Netroots Nation conference....more»

How to prevent Bird Flu: Larger state bureaucracy

feedback icon 2 | July 26, 2015 | 07:31 PM
William Toler, writing for CivitasMedia.com reports that state agriculture officials are afraid there’s going to be an outbreak of bird flu in the state. The apparently have no evidence that ...more»

Trump resonates, McCrory flounders

July 26, 2015 | 03:05 PM

A dereliction of command duty

July 23, 2015 | 10:10 PM

Vouchers are constitutional: SCONC

July 23, 2015 | 05:37 PM

Town Hall video

July 22, 2015 | 01:15 PM

Columns

AgentPierceSaid

Who decides who gets a free pass and who does not?

July 21, 2015 | 03:33 PM
The Looney Left has a way of trying to tell us who we can criticize and who is above being criticized. Donald Trump just didn’t get the memo when he picked John McCain to criticize....more»
From The Right

An Open Letter to John McCain

feedback icon 3 | July 19, 2015 | 06:14 PM
An Open Letter to John McCain First let me both acknowledge and praise you for your military service. As a war hero I have the most respect for you. That being aside, I must show great disappointment ...more»
Bonus Deal

Sailors Angry After Navy Bans Fried Food

feedback icon 4 | July 19, 2015 | 06:11 PM
Just one more example of why I say our military has become more of a social club than an aggressive fighting organization. This article comes from the Military.com website. Sailors Angry After Navy Bans ...more»
D'ya think?

The President and the UN

July 19, 2015 | 09:52 AM
The President and the UN We are being told by a lot of folks that the Anointed One's foreign policy is coming apart. I've got news for those who believe that. There is no way it could be true....more»
D'ya think?

The Roberts Court

July 12, 2015 | 05:02 PM
The Roberts Court We've been hearing a lot of complaints about the Roberts Court. It seems as though it is turning into another Warren Court. That would be a court that was initially staffed with Constitutional ...more»
Tinsel Town Talks

The Multi-talented Richard Herd

July 12, 2015 | 04:42 PM
When actor Richard Herd returned home from a recent road trip to Colorado, his most prized souvenirs weren’t typical tourist trinkets. "I stopped at towns along the way for directions to the local ...more»
Liberty Belle

Misunderstanding the First Amendment

feedback icon 2 | July 12, 2015 | 12:39 PM
Just about the time one thinks they have heard it all, along comes someone to make us shake our heads in disbelief. To add to the idiocy of CNN’s Chris Cuomo and his absolute ignorance of the Constitution ...more»
From The Right

Trump is successful because...

feedback icon 4 | July 12, 2015 | 12:31 PM
FROM THE RIGHT Trump is successful because...... By Bill Moore Donald Trump is causing quite a stir in the political world and particularly in the Republican Party. Many Establishment Republicans have ...more»
Southern Reflections

Reflections of a Southerner--Opposition takes a new look

July 06, 2015 | 04:32 PM
On first appearance, it appears that opposition to collectivism in America has disappeared but on closer examination, it seems to be changing in composition and tactics. More diversified, yet more issue ...more»
From The Right

A rational look at the SCOTUS gay marriage decision

feedback icon 6 | July 06, 2015 | 07:37 AM
A Rational Look at the SCOTUS Gay Marriage Decision Now that some time has passed since the gay Marriage Decision by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), we need to discuss the decision rationally....more»

BCCC awards first-ever NCCER credentials

July 28, 2015 | 10:52 AM
Seven students at Beaufort County Community College have earned the Core Curriculum Credential from the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) as part of a new program made possible ...more»

BCCC Foundation supports students, college

July 28, 2015 | 10:50 AM
Each year, dozens of students at Beaufort County Community College benefit from scholarships offered by the BCCC Foundation, but it does much more. Founded in 1984, the Foundation has raised money and ...more»

BCCC offers two new healthcare programs

July 22, 2015 | 08:54 AM
Washington, N.C. — Beaufort County Community College’s Healthcare Division will offer two new programs — Phlebotomy and Registered Medical Assistant — for Fall 2015. Both programs ...more»

BCCC Practical Nursing graduates pinned

July 20, 2015 | 02:16 PM
Twenty-two graduates of Beaufort County Community College’s Practical Nursing program received their nursing school pins on Wednesday, July 15, in a pinning ceremony, which is a traditional rite ...more»

Keeping the college up-to-date

July 13, 2015 | 10:42 AM
Washington, NC — The faculty and staff of Beaufort County Community College work constantly to ensure that the college keeps up with the times. From updating equipment to fostering student success, ...more»

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Recent Videos

Amen, sister!

July 24, 2015 | 08:42 PM

Christianity changed my world view

July 24, 2015 | 09:23 PM

Obamacare repeal vote fails in Senate

July 28, 2015 | 11:10 AM
The effort fell 49-43, exactly along party lines, with eight senators not voting in the rare weekend session. Three-fifths of the Senate would have had to vote to add Obamacare repeal to a highway funding ...more»

Democrats come out for Jeb Bush

July 28, 2015 | 10:41 AM
"Behind a garden modeled on Monet's, Jeb Bush addressed a lawn-full of chief executives and hedge-fund managers at an East Hampton, New York, estate Saturday morning. While the candidate is no stranger ...more»

Illegal Immigrants Outnumber Unemployed Americans

July 27, 2015 | 04:50 PM
Free Beacon is reporting: "The number of illegal immigrants in the United States totaled 11.3 million in 2014, outnumbering the 9.6 million Americans who were unemployed in the same year, according to ...more»

SOUTHERN HERITAGE NEWS & VIEWS

July 27, 2015 | 03:05 PM
SOUTHERN HERITAGE NEWS & VIEWS Demastus, Thank you for this timely and important issue. The death of Anthony Hervey is to me, tantamount to the cowardly killing of Medgar Evers back during the Civil ...more»

Don't feed the trolls

July 27, 2015 | 06:59 AM
Trolls are here to agitate and get people to respond to their comments. They come on sites like this just to upset people. The more they are feed the more they will try to stir you up. They get ...more»

Yes, he told us in advance what he planned to do. Few were listening.

July 26, 2015 | 09:39 PM
Yes, he told us in advance what he planned to do. Few were listening. The following is a narrative taken from a 2008 Sunday morning televised "Meet The Press'. From Sunday's 07 ...more»

The things middle and high schoolers are taught at anti bullying conference

July 26, 2015 | 04:02 PM
""There were only two sessions (among the more than 20) that had anything to do with bullying. It’s a conference teaching kids how to: how to be confidently homosexual, how to pleasure their gay ...more»

Doing the shooting

Ted | Jul 29 | 03:42 AM
How any one could advocate the notion that someone who can't make change should own a gun is pure NRA ...more»

Yes

Ted | Jul 29 | 03:38 AM
Misrepresention would require mercy on your soul. PP does more to reduce abortion than any other group. ...more»

Jesse Helms pub

Dick Adams | Jul 28 | 11:17 PM
Hey sport, sport is as good as any name, haven't you heard Jesse Helms was a great statesman but he ...more»

NCGOP

George H. Schryer | Jul 28 | 08:03 PM
A question not asked at that meeting was "Are you going to take your marching orders from the National ...more»

Cut and Dry

W.H. Cratch lll | Jul 28 | 05:40 PM
How was that history lesson Ted? You have heard it from myself and my fellow compatriot. The mainstream ...more»

Failure theater

john steed | Jul 28 | 03:02 PM
This is what conservatives are calling failure theater. Boehner and McConnell put on a show like they ...more»

GOP Senate Majority has record support for Obama

Jesse Helms Republican | Jul 28 | 10:38 AM
Tallying up votes for Obama supported legislation, since Mitch McConnell took over the Senate, the GOP ...more»

Teaching Ted some history

Southern Patriot | Jul 28 | 09:53 AM

GOP

David | Jul 28 | 06:28 AM

Bad lineup of Republicans in NC

john steed | Jul 28 | 03:08 AM

High hopes indeed

Ted | Jul 28 | 02:42 AM

Question

Jul 28 | 02:31 AM

Typical of a leftie troll

Southern Patriot | Jul 28 | 01:34 AM

Learning from flies on the wall

J.P. Jones | Jul 27 | 10:17 PM

Chicken Registration

Frances | Jul 27 | 07:47 PM

How High is the Water, Mama?

W.H. Cratch lll | Jul 27 | 06:14 PM

This has to be a joke

w. Wayne Melton | Jul 27 | 03:31 PM

Community Bulletin Board

Beaufort County DSS Board of Directors Meeting

July 22, 2015 | 03:10 PM
****PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT**** To: Board of Social Services From: Sonya A. Toman, Director Re: Department of Social Services Board Meeting The Board of Social Services regularly scheduled ...more»

The Pamlico Blue Crab at Goose Creek State Park

July 22, 2015 | 01:45 PM
Please join us at Goose Creek State Park on Friday, July 24th, at 10:00 am to learn about the interesting life cycle of the Blue Crab. Discover methods used in harvesting Blue Crabs. Various pots, traps ...more»

Washington City Council to meet Monday 7-13-15

July 08, 2015 | 11:54 AM
The Washington City Council will meet Monday July 13, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. in City Hall You can review the agenda and backup materials by clicking on the link to the right....more»

Tar Kiln Demonstration at Goose Creek State Park

July 08, 2015 | 11:26 AM
Friday, July 10 at 10:00 AM What is a tar kiln? Where did the term "tar heel" originate? Join us for an amazing program where we will be going back in time and "working" a real tar kiln. We will actually ...more»

Beaufort County DSS Board of Directors Meeting

June 24, 2015 | 03:41 PM
****PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT**** To: Board of Social Services From: Sonya A. Toman, Director Re: Department of Social Services Board Meeting The Board of Social Services regularly scheduled ...more»

The Beaufort Way

Citizens For Better Government calls out the Commissioners on their illegal actions

feedback icon 17 | July 14, 2015 | 08:52 AM
At the end of the open meeting in the July 7, 2015 regular monthly meeting of the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners there was an interesting incident that is very telling about this board and some ...more»

Ron Buzzeo's disgusting performance on the FY 2016 budget

feedback icon 7 | July 01, 2015 | 11:47 AM
Ron Buzzzeo explained why he would not support a tax break for struggling taxpayers when he voted for the budget. But in his speech he reveals his dismal understanding of local government finance and ...more»

Frankie Waters...gets it wrong and manages to slap the taxpayers in doing so

Yes the County has needs, but the taxpayers have needs also. His approach is killing the local economy
feedback icon 6 | June 29, 2015 | 09:02 AM
Frankie Waters get it wrong when he goes against giving the taxpayers a break. Yes the County has needs but sticking cash under the mattress is not the way to address those needs. The money could be ...more»

Robert Belcher uses absurd reasoning on schools' budget requests

feedback icon 3 | June 26, 2015 | 08:33 AM
My wife handed me the grocery list and ask that I go by the store and get the groceries. When I got to the store I got everything on the list and headed to the checkout, only to discover I had left my ...more»

Here's how you did NOT get a tax break next year

feedback icon 4 | June 24, 2015 | 02:00 PM
This is the third in a series in which we will be breaking down the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners’ FY 2016 budget development. In this installment you will see how you did NOT get a deserved ...more»

The Beaufort County Way--Gary Brinn: The posterboy for cartel politics

feedback icon 3 | June 21, 2015 | 01:14 PM
Gary Brinn is a perfect example of the Beaufort County Way of cartel politics. Compare what he said when he was running to how he acts as chairman now....more»

The Beaufort County Way--Cartel of Six to Taxpayers: Kiss off suckers!

Commissioners refuse to give the taxpayers a break from excessive taxation
feedback icon 7 | June 15, 2015 | 10:14 PM
Although they are sitting on a mountain of cash, six members of the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners refused Monday night to even consider returning some of that excess cash back to the taxpayers ...more»

Another fraud from Al Klemm: An unelected tax levying group for tourism scams

The businesses don't want it but this bunch knows what's best for the people who make a living in the business
feedback icon 3 | June 14, 2015 | 09:58 PM
We’ll take a chance and predict that the public hearing on the County’s FY 2016 tonight (6-15-15) will not include much about a new tax that Al Klemm is proposing for Beaufort County....more»

Public hearing on a budget that shortchanges schools and Sheriff deputies and shafts the taxpayer

Hood Richardson the only commissioner willing to cut taxes and return excess case to the taxpayer
feedback icon 2 | June 02, 2015 | 05:43 PM
UPDATED No Tax Cut!--When the dust cleared on Monday’s Beaufort County Board of Commissioners regular monthly meeting we have a budget for next year, subject to technical final approval after a ...more»

Five commissioners rob the schools and Sheriff to bankroll a new jail

Vote to grow the fund balance (savings account) rather than cut taxes. Why????
feedback icon 4 | May 27, 2015 | 01:23 PM
Yesterday (5-26-15) the people of Beaufort County were treated to yet another example of how utterly pathetic our County Commission and its current staff is. The occasion was the "final" budget workshop ...more»

CEMS saved! Or was it?

April 06, 2015 | 11:10 PM

New Yachts coming to NC

Ric Stanley | May 28, 2015 | 06:28 PM
Intracoastal Yacht Sales Press Release Wilmington, NC, May 28, 2015 - Intracoastal Yacht Sales is pleased to announce and present Nordic Tugs and Marlow-Mainship recreational trawlers to the Carolina ...more»

My Personal Experience voting in North Carolina on November 4, 2014

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»

Tayloes' Hospital Pharmacy

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»
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