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Did McConnell cave, or pull a fast one? That remains to be seen

We'll know if the Senate votes on a "clean amnesty" bill before the House acts
February 25, 2015 | 09:52 PM
They’re playing games in Washington DC with this Department of Homeland Security fund bill. Republican campaigned on stopping Obama’s executive amnesty and the House has passed a bill stripping ...more»

‘Shameful’: 82.4 percent of Medicaid expansion is comprised of childless able-bodied adults

February 26, 2015 | 08:28 AM
While of Governor’s team is pushing the expansion of Medicaid to more people, we learn from Phil Kerpen, writing at CNSNews.com that: One of the most perverse consequences of the feverish backroom ...more»

The audacity of the media’s Obama worship

February 25, 2015 | 08:41 PM
Any reasonable, rational, objective person we think would have to conclude that Barack Obama has been a dismal failure as President—IF, and that is an essential qualifier—if we define success ...more»

Why NC does not need economic development incentives

February 25, 2015 | 09:21 PM
The following op-ed piece appeared in the February 24, 2015 News & Observer When they were out of power, North Carolina Republicans rightly attacked Democratic Gov....more»

McConnell caves, but Reid wants full surrender from Boehner as well

feedback icon 2 | February 24, 2015 | 08:52 PM
"There’s not a dime’s worth of difference between the Democrat and Republican leadership in Washington..." Need more proof? Brietbart.com reports: Republican leadership in the Senate is ...more»

12-year old becomes famous by questioning Obama's love of America

February 24, 2015 | 08:38 PM
From the Atlanta Journal Constitution we learn more about C....more»

Dr. Thomas Sowell weighs in on the Giuliani spat of whether Obama actually loves America or not

feedback icon 1 | February 24, 2015 | 08:18 PM
As it turns out, we agree with Rudy Giuliani that there is ample evidence to question whether Barack Obama loves America. On balance we think Mr. Giuliani has a legitimate point to question Obama motives ...more»
AgentPierceSaid

I am Rudy!

feedback icon 2 | February 23, 2015 | 09:54 PM
The classic scene from the movie Spartacus. The Romans had captured Spartacus' Slave Army. The rebellious gladiator and his followers were impounded. The Romans ordered "the one called Spartacus" ...more»

City Council 4-1: Leave electoral system as is

feedback icon 1 | February 23, 2015 | 09:22 PM
The Washington City Council voted 4-1 at its February 23 meeting to keep the electoral system for council and mayor as is. Larry Beemon voted against the motion made by Doug Mercer, seconded by William ...more»
D'ya think?

ISIS Infrastructure

February 23, 2015 | 05:44 PM
We keep hearing about ISIS (as well as other Islamic terrorists) and all the evil things they are doing. They are showing us there are a lot of people in the world they don't like and they can be down ...more»

Columns

Diogenes' Lamp

The truth you need to know about Beaufort County EMS Service – Where does the money go?

feedback icon 8 | February 05, 2015 | 07:48 PM
Editor's note: The public is not being told the truth about the Chocowinity EMS dispute with Beaufort County. In fact, some of the statements we understand Jay McRoy made at meetings in Cypress Landing ...more»
Doc's Deliberations

High school graduation

feedback icon 1 | February 05, 2015 | 03:25 PM
What do you expect from a high school education? Do you believe today’s high school graduates receive what you expect? Do you believe today’s high school graduates are prepared to vote on ...more»
Tinsel Town Talks

Jerry Mathers: From Hollywood to Health Advocate

The Beaver, all grown up
February 05, 2015 | 08:37 AM
During the 1950s, Jerry Mathers appeared in several feature films as a child actor before being cast in 1957 as Theodore "The Beaver" Cleaver in the sitcom "Leave it to Beaver." These days however, ...more»
Bonus Deal

The President’s disdain for our military

February 05, 2015 | 08:11 AM
Does anyone think that the President is really concerned with Veterans or their health, notwithstanding the first lady's visit to military hospitals? He has pulled them out of a war in which they have ...more»
D'ya think?

Veto threats

feedback icon 1 | February 04, 2015 | 08:33 AM
Veto Threats It's interesting. The Prez issues one veto threat after another. All before he has even seen any bills or had the opportunity to evaluate them. He seems to be able to decide even before ...more»
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Truth Squad

feedback icon 1 | January 31, 2015 | 09:15 AM
The Dem "spin machine" doesn't ever seem to slow down. I rather doubt that it ever will, as long as we have folks like Charlie Schumer, Chris Van Hollen, Jr., Steny Hoyer, and Elijah Cummings in the Congress, ...more»
From The Right

Sniping at the American Sniper movie

January 30, 2015 | 07:00 PM
I recently had an opportunity to view the box office hit "American Sniper". It lived up to my every expectation. I had heard at the conclusion of the movie everyone left silently. That was the case in ...more»
Doc's Deliberations

Orange cat

January 30, 2015 | 06:55 PM
A member of my Sunday School class recently told me about a feral cat in his neighborhood. It is an interesting and instructional story. Perhaps our entire country and our elected officials can learn ...more»
D'ya think?

Fair share of taxes

January 28, 2015 | 09:56 AM
The Anointed One continues to preach the need for the rich to pay their fair share of taxes. And yet two of whom could surely be called his cronies (based on the number of times they have been welcomed ...more»
Southern Reflections

David (SC) vs. Goliath (NC)

January 25, 2015 | 03:30 PM
We thought it would be interesting to compare the tale of two states a little more closely. SC, with about half the population and size will be referred to as David. Their taxes are lower, they outmaneuver ...more»
Eastern Sportsman

Eastern Sportsman

September 24, 2011 | 04:03 PM
We are providing you with an RSS feed to the latest hunting, fishing and outsdoors articles from the internet....more»

Work Ready Community effort launched

February 16, 2015 | 02:29 PM
Beaufort County Community College and local economic development interests recently announced the launch of an effort to certify the county to those seeking to locate their businesses here or expand an ...more»

Duke Energy awards $248,302 to BCCC

February 04, 2015 | 08:50 AM
WASHINGTON, N.C. — Duke Energy and Beaufort County Community College today announced a $248,302 investment from the Duke Energy Foundation to upgrade the equipment used in the Welding Technology ...more»

BCCC to mark grand opening of fitness trail

January 15, 2015 | 11:28 AM
Beaufort County Community College will mark the completion of a new fitness trail and exercise stations with a grand opening scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27, outside of Building 8 on the BCCC campus. The ...more»

BCCC schedules two courses for Concealed Carry Permit seekers

October 28, 2014 | 03:22 PM
The Division of Continuing Education at Beaufort County Community College will offer courses in November and December for individuals seeking to obtain a permit to carry a concealed weapon. The course ...more»

Mattimoe returns to BCCC for poetry reading

October 01, 2014 | 09:28 AM
Former Lead Instructor of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Beaufort County Community College Tim Mattimoe returns to campus to read from his new book of poetry, Calligraphy on the Moon’s Face. The ...more»

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What the news DOESN'T say

February 26, 2015 | 08:43 AM
I found the report on WITN interesting this morning, . Three people were found murdered ...more»

Tillis voted for it!

February 25, 2015 | 05:46 PM
The stand alone bill on homeland security without defunding amnesty was passed in the Senate today by a 98-2 margin, with Sen. Sessions and Jim Inhofe were the only ones voting no. That means that ...more»

First They Came For The Jews

February 25, 2015 | 05:04 PM
Revised Quote from Pastor Martin Neimoller: "first they came for the socialist, and i did not speak out because i was not a socialist. then they came for the trade unionists, and i did not speak out because ...more»

Mconnell cavess to Obama

February 25, 2015 | 02:36 PM
We have the votes in the House and Senate and McConnell caves to Obams's Amnesty Bill. You are right. There is not a dime's worth of difference. How did Burr and Tillis Vote? Mitch McConnell (R-KY) ...more»

"The Oreo Klan" of County Commissioners

February 25, 2015 | 08:59 AM
Last evening,I watched some of the Commissioners perform, until I became extremely nauseated at ''The OREO Klan'' of langley-brinn-booth. It is comical to see these three brothers(?) in action. langley ...more»

Obama Bans Judicial Branch by Executive Order

February 24, 2015 | 07:07 PM
Court stays Amnesty Order...more»

Palin calls for Obama Impeachment

February 24, 2015 | 07:02 PM
Sarah Palin is now calling for the impeachment of Barrack Obama. The people still control the government, not a lawless President out of control. What is the matter with our gutless Congress? See the ...more»

Mitch McConnell shows his yellow belly

February 24, 2015 | 11:24 AM

Fox News Terrorist

February 20, 2015 | 10:30 AM

Constitutional Carry may pass!

February 20, 2015 | 10:20 AM

Right and Lies about the Keystone Pipeline

February 19, 2015 | 06:09 PM

Link that accesses

February 18, 2015 | 12:17 PM

Surprised?

Frances | Feb 26 | 10:36 AM
Please tell me no one is surprised by Tillis's vote? All along I said the only difference between ...more»

Rudi

Ted | Feb 25 | 09:16 PM
Got to love that guy. Banging his girlfriend while married and father to his son and mayor of NY. Both ...more»

Man up

Ted | Feb 25 | 09:11 PM
yes indeed I have a job, a college education, can read, have travelled all over the world..... America ...more»

LTC

Eugene Castle | Feb 25 | 08:18 PM
Senator McConnell is a liar, a betrayer of those who voted him in office. I have added his name to ...more»

Australia also ditched the carbon tax

Jesse Helms Republican | Feb 25 | 12:53 PM
Australia had a carbon tax under its previous Labour government, but Prime Minister Tony Abbott's conservative ...more»

Australia has some good points but

Mattie Lawson | Feb 25 | 10:32 AM
Australia confiscated or bought back many of the people's self-defense: aggressive gun control. This ...more»

You are a traitor if you do not vote for Tillis.

Buzz Cayton | Feb 25 | 10:02 AM
Do you recall the cry, "We have to replace Hagan, we have to get control of the Senate!" So we keep ...more»

McConnell is betraying the GOP

Jesse Helms Republican | Feb 25 | 03:57 AM

It is about accountable politicians, not racial politics

Jesse Helms Republican | Feb 24 | 04:05 PM

call Burr and Tillis on amnesty legislation

Jesse Helms Republican | Feb 24 | 03:11 PM

No, Jesse

Walter | Feb 24 | 03:09 PM

Brinn and the Jail

John W. LaCava | Feb 24 | 12:55 PM

So, Ted,

npc | Feb 24 | 12:43 PM

Precedence is a word....

npc | Feb 24 | 12:33 PM

Speaking of Bumper Stickers.....

npc | Feb 24 | 12:26 PM

Mr.

Doug Turlington | Feb 24 | 11:00 AM

Four of them stood up for the voters

Jesse Helms /Republican | Feb 24 | 07:22 AM

Community Bulletin Board

March 2015 DSS Board Meeting

February 18, 2015 | 01:44 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»

GOP precinct meetings canceled

February 17, 2015 | 09:53 AM
The Beaufort County Republican Party Precinct meetings scheduled for Tuesday have been canceled as the college will be closed. Stay tuned for more information on the new date. Keith D Kidwell Chairman ...more»

Washington City Council to meet Feb. 9

February 07, 2015 | 08:18 AM
The Washington City Council will meet Monday, Feb. 9 at 5:00 p.m. at City Hall. You can review the agenda and supporting materials by clicking on the link to the right. Note that beginning on Page 67 ...more»

Beaufort County DSS Monthly Board Meeting

January 26, 2015 | 02:15 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»

School Board meeting Monday

January 09, 2015 | 07:46 PM
Monthly Board of Education Meeting 4:00 p.m. Board of Education Conference Room 321 Smaw Road Washington, NC 27889 ...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»

RE: “This is Big. It could be really big for Beaufort County”

Andrew Menaquale | September 22, 2014 | 04:29 PM
Dear Editor, 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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