1 | April 25, 2015 | 09:04 AM
The first 10 articles posted below on our Home Page on the weekend are ranked according to the most interest generated during the last week....more»
The result may have been great, but the process was severely flawed...even illegal...in selecting a new County Manager
2 | 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»
Mike Speciale voted against more corporate crony capitalism
4 | April 22, 2015 | 04:58 PM
Republicans are not supposed to be in favor of crony capitalism, corporate welfare. You’d never know it from the way many of them are voting these days. The House Tuesday (4-21-15) passed the ...more»
Holds that cops cannot use a traffic stop to go on a fishing expedition
1 | April 22, 2015 | 10:31 AM
The U. S. Supreme Court on Tuesday (4-21-15) gave all American a resounding victory by upholding the Fourth Amendment's protection from unreasonable search and seizure. In a Nebraska case they overturned ...more»
Trying to have it both ways, they voted for her before they voted against her when they knew she would be confirmed.
April 23, 2015 | 08:56 PM
"Not a dime’s worth of difference..."
Our two senators, Richard Burr and Thom Tillis voted to allow Loretta Lynch to become Attorney General today (4-23-15). It’s a little tricky and you ...more»
Money talks, big money talks loudly
April 23, 2015 | 07:56 PM
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 was a sad day in North Carolina, for many reasons. House Bill 681 was killed by one vote with five Republicans joining ten Democrats to killed the bill in committee without ...more»
April 23, 2015 | 08:28 PM
Yesterday (4-22-15) the U. S. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal from the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in a case that could have far reaching impact. The fundamental issue is whether individual ...more»
April 22, 2015 | 08:41 AM
One of the major reasons this nation was settled by early colonists was the fact that our forefathers wanted to live without fear of an oppressive government.
My how things have changed....more»
4 | April 20, 2015 | 07:52 PM
We're beginning to wonder about some of these Republicans we sent to Raleigh. Raising taxes, backing economic development incentives, giving drivers licenses to illegal aliens ......more»
UPDATED: Tuesday p.m.
2 | April 20, 2015 | 07:18 PM
UPDATE: We have an update on the progress of H 681. You need to act immediately if you favor state energy policies that will allow us lower electric rates and curtail crony capitalism at our expense....more»
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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.
March 17, 2015 | 08:42 AM
Prospective and current business owners will no longer have to travel in order to attend most workshops sponsored by the Small Business Center at Beaufort County Community College.
This week, the center ...more»
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The absence of a meaningful primary on the Democrat side makes for a real danger of Democrats and liberals making mischief in the Republican primaries for president. Too many states, particularly early ...more»
April 23, 2015 | 11:21 AM
Congressman Mo Brooks (R-Ala) has blasted the GOP Congressional leadership on failure to stand up to Obama's power grab on amnesty for illegal aliens, and made a point to blame GOP Senator Marco Rubio ...more»
April 22, 2015 | 06:14 AM
"Documents obtained by The Daily Caller and interviews with American veterans reveal a shocking government program: The Department of Veterans Affairs is disarming America’s veterans by getting ...more»
April 21, 2015 | 07:36 PM
"Cops can't continue to hold a suspect without probable cause even for the few minutes they might need to wait for a drug-sniffing dog to show up, the Supreme Court said Tuesday. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ...more»
April 19, 2015 | 06:40 PM
Very disturbing that so called "health care" facilities would endanger human life like this. ...more»
April 19, 2015 | 09:55 AM
"The FBI and Justice Department have admitted forensic examiners from a DNA unit gave flawed evidence at nearly all United States criminal trials spanning 20 years. A report from the department's inspector ...more»
April 19, 2015 | 07:33 AM
The little kids then had to loudly, emphatically, shout the swear-word-filled phrases in front of class. The impressively creative youngsters reportedly came up with a host of colorful phrases including ...more»
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Re: Department of Social Services Board Meeting
The Board of Social Services regularly scheduled meeting will be held Monday, April 20, 2015 at 12:00 and is open to the public.
This meeting will be ...more»
March 11, 2015 | 11:40 AM
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 will hold a special meeting ...more»
March 06, 2015 | 09:09 AM
Coastal Carolina Taxpayers Association Will host a Workshop for Constitutional Conservatives and an Educational Forum for the Replacement of Common Core March 7th, 2015; 1:00 to 5:00 PM Stanley Ballroom, ...more»
March 05, 2015 | 06:16 AM
The Annual Convention of the Craven County Republican Party will take place at the Court House Annex, 302 Broad Street in New Bern on Saturday March 14. Registration opens at 7:30, the Convention begins ...more»
March 03, 2015 | 12:17 PM
The Coastal Carolina Taxpayers Association (CCTA) announced that Dr. Greg Brannon will be the featured speaker March 7 as part of a Workshop for Constitutional Conservatives. The event will also feature ...more»
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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 | 07:59 AM
The following appeared in the March 20 County Compass --Now we’re hearing that some are saying that access to the Beaufort County Courthouse should be restricted....more»
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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