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Are we headed for a third party?

December 17, 2014 | 08:22 PM
Talk about "shooting yourself in the foot" or "cutting off your own nose to spite your face..." and you likely soon be talking to somebody about whether the Republican Party has done just that to itself ...more»

Teen kills intruder trying to break into his grandmother's home

December 17, 2014 | 08:04 PM
Tuesday night around 5 p.m. two men tried to break into a Charlotte home where a 14 year old and his grandmother were at the time. Turns out the two had apparently broken into the same house twice before ...more»
D'ya think?

Term limits and congressional integrity

December 17, 2014 | 08:09 PM
Term Limits & Congressional Integrity Well the Louisiana Senatorial election is finally over. The subject of where Mary Landreu is really a "resident" is an interesting one. Actually, it seems as though ...more»
Doc's Deliberations

Minimum wage

December 18, 2014 | 07:40 AM
Minimum Wage Everyone desires more income. But, is a forced increase in wages paid by employers to those with minimal skills the proper way for those individuals to obtain more income? Let’s ...more»

SHP getting sneaky to catch texting drivers

feedback icon 1 | December 16, 2014 | 08:38 PM
Be advised: By Kathi — You might be surprised by who’s driving by you in a yellow N.C. Department of Transportation pickup truck. If you’re texting ...more»

Gas prices fall at the pump, while fear of a world wide collapse looms

December 16, 2014 | 08:34 PM
In 1969, the thought of gas prices at $2.00 a gallon would have sounded ridiculous. The cost per gallon then was about 35-cents. Fast forward to 1980. That's the first time prices hit one-dollar....more»
Bonus Deal

Where have all the fighter pilots gone?

December 16, 2014 | 07:43 PM
This is a sad commentary on what political correctness has done. Unfortunately, I have no idea who actually wrote this, and if you know I would appreciate knowing, but it is too good to not pass along....more»

Where has Honor gone? Can our republic survive without it?

December 16, 2014 | 07:23 PM
Ours is a republican form of government. In a republic the voters elect representatives to do the business of governing. In order for such a system of government to work the people must possess a basic ...more»

Pay attention folks, unless you think your property insurance is too low and the end of the world is near

feedback icon 1 | December 16, 2014 | 03:53 PM
The people, and our leaders, in coastal North Carolina had best wake up and pay attention to what is developing in this state with a bunch of leftist pseudo-intellectuals who fancy themselves as "scientist" ...more»

Is this what's behind amnesty...and what BH Obama has planned?

December 15, 2014 | 10:01 PM
Maybe...is this what Barry Obama has planned for us? The lame duck has plans to be a powerful player after he leaves office. He is not done with us -- not by a long shot. Many presidents suffer a shock ...more»

North Carolina can change the nation

December 15, 2014 | 09:45 PM
D'ya think?

Comprehensive legislation

December 15, 2014 | 09:10 PM
Bonus Deal

Torture

December 14, 2014 | 02:51 PM

Columns

AgentPierceSaid

I agree with the latest UNC@CH protestors !!!!

December 05, 2014 | 06:01 AM
STOP THE PRESSES! The latest group of adolescent misfit toys are all aflutter over at UNC@Chapel Hill. Continuing a tradition going back to The Tet Offensive, The Selma March and The Demise of the ...more»
A Libertarian's Library

How are jobs actually created?

December 05, 2014 | 05:49 AM
Peter St. Onge, writing at mises.org gives us a simple lesson in "job creation" that we would commend to you, or Governor and some members of the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners....more»
From The Right

If these executive orders stand- beware America

feedback icon 1 | November 29, 2014 | 07:39 PM
If These Executive Orders stand- Beware America Obama’s Executive Orders on Immigration have again driven a wedge between the people of the United States. Many are upset and feel he has exceeded ...more»
D'ya think?

Patrician horse traders

November 29, 2014 | 08:32 AM
Patrician Horse Traders We are hearing a lot about the negotiation with Iran over their nuclear program. It begins to look as though the Prez (wanna be Patrician) and his (already) Patrician spear ...more»
For Love of God and Country

An outrageous comparison: Amnesty as the next ‘Emancipation Proclamation’

feedback icon 1 | November 27, 2014 | 06:52 PM
According to Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, President Obama's plan to excuse the illegal action of millions of immigrants not unlike Abraham Lincoln's effort to free slaves....more»
AgentPierceSaid

WWKCD - "Miss Kitty" vs UNC's Sugar Babes

November 25, 2014 | 08:44 PM
Dean Katherine "Kitty" Carmichael was bigger than life to UNC students back in The 60s. She was The Church Lady long before there was Saturday Night Live. "Kitty" was Dean of Women at UNCCH in the ...more»
AgentPierceSaid

I was not there (in Ferguson). Were you?

November 25, 2014 | 06:18 PM
I HAVE actually been to St Louis, probably more often than most of you. But I’ve never been to its suburb of Ferguson. I certainly was not there on the night of the Michael Brown incident....more»
D'ya think?

Green energy

feedback icon 1 | November 23, 2014 | 01:46 PM
Green Energy The money we spend on our pursuit of so called "green energy" seems to know no bounds. Are you ready to be outraged?? If so, read on... In April 2011 The Department of Energy announced ...more»
Southern Reflections

Taking care of business at home

November 23, 2014 | 01:44 PM
Taking Care of Business at Home Recent election results have riveted our attention on the national scene. What with the threat of ISIS, 5 Million illegals being added to our employment roles, NSA using ...more»
From The Right

The Consequences of being caught in a Deception

November 21, 2014 | 05:03 PM
Any government elected official is only as effective as his or her word. Develop a pattern of deception or outright lying to the Public and you have lost your ability to effectively govern....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»

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»

BCCC to open its doors to community Oct. 2

September 30, 2014 | 11:36 AM
Beaufort County Community College is opening its doors and inviting members of the community throughout its service area to visit and learn about opportunities available to them. The college will hold ...more»

Beaufort County Early College High School teacher named North Carolina History Teacher of the Year

September 24, 2014 | 09:21 AM
Amanda Smith, a teacher at Beaufort County Early College High School, has been named North Carolina History Teacher of the Year for 2014. Smith teaches World History and Civics and Economics to ninth ...more»

Education Forum for candidates set for Sept. 30; public invited to submit questions

August 26, 2014 | 09:53 AM
Do you want to know where candidates for political office stand on teacher tenure, school vouchers, public school and college funding? If so, a forum for candidates would be a good time to ask them and ...more»

Protect and Serve

Deprivation of rights under Color of Law

feedback icon 2 | February 26, 2014 | 06:14 PM
We have made reference to, on several occasions, illegal acts of public officials "under color of law." From comments and questions we have received it is clear to us that not many people understand ...more»

Final Tayloe Pharmacy case dismissed

feedback icon 9 | April 13, 2013 | 10:23 AM
Nearly a year later, the Government’s case in the Tayloe Pharmacy drug bust is over. Last week (4-11-13) the U. S. Attorney dismissed all of the felony charges against the final defendant, Amanda ...more»

County faces lawsuit from Sheriff Department's actions in 12th Street siege case

feedback icon 5 | February 18, 2013 | 05:12 PM
Regular readers of this site know about The Sieze on 12th Street. If not, you can find the series in the left column under the Protect and Serve section. Now the County faces a possible lawsuit ...more»

Bad cops are a symptom of a bad accountability system

January 06, 2013 | 05:24 PM
We honestly and earnestly believe that most law enforcement officials are honest, brave and hardworking people who really care about making our society a better place. But unfortunately, not all of them ...more»

12th St. Siege case dismissed because of a bungle by sheriff's deputies before the defense could present its case.

feedback icon 7 | October 31, 2011 | 06:26 PM
It was not a good day for the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Department. The case against Carter Leary in the June 15, 2011 12th street siege case was thrown out of court before the defense even put ...more»

Misc

What you should know about this website

why we exist and how we see our role
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Your use of this website acknowledges your acceptance of the Terms of Use . In addition, to understand how the website operates you should read this article "What you should know about this website." ...more»
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Terms of Use

feedback icon 4 | December 09, 2007 | 09:26 PM
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Amen, ma'am

December 14, 2014 | 02:43 PM

And we are paying these people's salaries

December 11, 2014 | 10:50 AM

Boehner, McConnell and 1933

December 18, 2014 | 04:02 PM
When we look at Obama trying to rule by decree, we should consider German politics in the year 1933 after the Reichstag fire. Hitler was Chancellor but his party did not have a majority in the Reichstag ...more»

Sheriff's Office issues press release re. Southside High School threats

December 17, 2014 | 06:26 PM
On December 16, 2014, the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office received various reports through various social media sources of a threat directed toward Southside High School located on Hwy 33 E in ...more»

Supreme Court

December 16, 2014 | 08:41 AM
Fox news is reporting: "The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that police officers may use evidence seized during a traffic stop even if the reason the officers pulled the car over was based on a misunderstanding ...more»

Put away today's clutter and take a moment to think about our military

December 15, 2014 | 10:42 AM
After clicking on Mansions; do not click on anything else. One of the best tributes to our military that I have seen. ...more»

Do you know someone serving our Country?

December 15, 2014 | 10:24 AM
I can remember "Mail-call". The one time you do want your name called. Remember to send a card or gift to someone protecting our Country. zE00?rel=0 Buzz Cayton...more»

CRomnibus loaded with special interest goodies

December 12, 2014 | 05:37 AM
Boehner's CRomnibus is loaded down with lots of goodies for the special interests. While he refused to do anything on key issues the voters are concerned about like the Obama amnesty and Obamacare, and ...more»

Board of County Commissioners placed under Citizens arrest

December 11, 2014 | 05:50 PM
Entire County Board arrested following citizens arrest by 2 military veterans. ...more»

Inspiring Quate for the day

December 10, 2014 | 09:56 PM

Remember a dimes worth of difference

December 10, 2014 | 09:54 PM

Paying Forward

December 10, 2014 | 12:22 PM

Stop the Rino Betrayal!

December 10, 2014 | 08:58 AM

Any One - Help - DOT

December 08, 2014 | 03:37 PM

A picture is worth a thousand words

December 04, 2014 | 01:13 AM

Bonus Deal Where have the Fighter Pilots gone

Teresa Schryer Ader | Dec 18 | 03:27 PM
Amen to my Dad for saying what a lot of folks will not or choose not to see what is happening to this ...more»

no amnesty

andrew herrera | Dec 18 | 02:19 PM
No amnesty not now not ever what is this country becoming a mexican magnet?...more»

Term Limits

Bryan Anderson | Dec 18 | 10:07 AM
We're working on proposing a Term Limits Constitutional amendment through an Article V amendment convention ...more»

Term Limits

George H. Schryer | Dec 18 | 07:09 AM
That is the only way you can get rid of the "Old Guard" who have been there for most of their lives ...more»

IPCC propaganda shown wrong

RSemmes | Dec 17 | 12:55 PM
For years the IPCC has been running around like Chicken Little saying a number of low lying Pacific ...more»

Choco EMS

More Money More Money | Dec 17 | 07:47 AM
Seems that Choco EMS is in the news again yet nobody in Beaufort COunty covers the event. Apparanently ...more»

Wonderful Walter

George H. Schryer | Dec 17 | 07:22 AM
Walter is not the only NC congressmen to vote no on the CRomnibus. Rep Martin and three Dems also voted ...more»

assimilation

Robert Chapman | Dec 16 | 05:53 PM

Catching drivers texting

Frances | Dec 16 | 08:00 AM

Home Away

George H. Schryer | Dec 15 | 02:25 PM

I hate bureaucratic

npc | Dec 15 | 07:43 AM

Ex-Wife

Katherine Page Teague | Dec 14 | 07:33 PM

Chaplain

George H. Schryer | Dec 14 | 09:05 AM

CRomnibus is chocked full of excrement

Charles Hickman | Dec 13 | 10:25 PM

evangelism on your personal time

Jason | Dec 13 | 12:56 PM

Jason, destined to be dust

Donald Dixon | Dec 13 | 09:54 AM

Community Bulletin Board

Beaufort County Department of Social Services Monthly Board Meeting

December 15, 2014 | 02:31 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»

Washington City Council meets Dec. 8

December 03, 2014 | 12:28 PM
The Washington City Council will meet Monday December 8, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. in the Council chamber at City Hall. You can download the agenda and supporting documentation by clicking on the link to the ...more»

Beaufort County Department of Social Services Monthly Board Meeting

December 01, 2014 | 08:05 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 regularly scheduled ...more»

Washington City Council to meet Monday 11-24-14

November 19, 2014 | 07:40 PM
The Washington City Council will meet Monday, November 24 at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The agenda and supporting materials may be reviewed by downloading the at the link to the ...more»

Want to learn more about windpower?

November 05, 2014 | 08:01 PM
Chowan County citizens are sponsoring a FREE wind energy education get-together, on Saturday, November 22, from 9 AM to noon. The location is the First Presbyterian Church meeting room (200 South Moseley ...more»

Pizza Night

October 17, 2014 | 10:04 AM

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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