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"...people loved darkness instead of light because their deeds were evil" - John 3:19 ....... A forum by, for and about Beaufort County, NC.---Speaking Truth To Power---We seek to be Right, not balanced--- "Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people, who have a right...to knowledge, as their great Creator...has given them understandings, and a desire to know, but besides this, they have a right, an indisputable, unalienable, indefeasible, divine right to that most dreaded and envied kind of knowledge; I mean, of the characters and conduct of their rulers"--John Adams, Dissertation on Canon and Fedual Law, 1765.Spacer

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Is our Board of Commissioners about to create another trainwreck with the Beaufort County Hosptial?

feedback icon 2 | July 05, 2015 | 11:15 AM
The Beaufort County Board of Commissioners is scheduled to consider dissolving the Beaufort Health System Authority, a.k.a Hospital Authority. That is the entity that was continued when University Health ...more»

Grand Father Mountain

feedback icon 1 | July 05, 2015 | 10:17 AM
Most native North Carolinians have visited Grand Father Mountain. And those who have not, should do so. But many of us who have been there know relatively little about the treasure....more»

Filing for municipal elections opens July 7 and closes July 17th

July 05, 2015 | 09:07 AM
It’s election time again. This time for municipal offices across the county and state. Filing begin Monday, July 6 at 8:00 a.m. and ends Friday July 17th at noon. ...more»
D'ya think?

Hil's aweakening

July 04, 2015 | 10:38 AM
It is interesting to learn that it is the South that harbors racial animosity and perpetuates racial discrimination. Clearly Southerners have never accepted the Civil War outcome - which is why they ...more»

Finally, two pastors take a stand: God first, country second

But if done right, there really is no distinction
feedback icon 2 | July 04, 2015 | 10:36 AM
WBTV.com in Shelby, North Carolina is reporting: In Cleveland County, Old Glory flies high. From shops, to homes, to houses of worship - the red, white and blue can be spotted on every street corner....more»

The Declaration of Independence--July 4, 1776

feedback icon 6 | July 04, 2015 | 10:08 AM
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of ...more»

The 5000 Year Leap: America made more human progress in 200 years than had been made in the previous 5000 years. This video explains why and how it happened.

feedback icon 3 | July 03, 2015 | 07:56 PM
Ronald Reagan once said: "'Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction." We prayerfully suggest that on this Independence Day of 2015 you ask yourself: Have we lost our freedom, ...more»

It's not about marriage. It's about religion.

July 03, 2015 | 06:12 AM
Ben Shapiro, writing at CNSNews.com writes: Late last week, after the Supreme Court of the United States declared without any Constitutional basis that the Constitution mandates same-sex marriages be ...more»
AgentPierceSaid

Just a Flag…. Just a….. Just…..

July 02, 2015 | 08:38 PM
There is this riddle. Q: How do you eat an elephant? ..... A: One bite at a time. "An elephant" is used as the example of something very large in this riddle. It is not intended to signify the symbol ...more»
A Libertarian's Library

Monetary Central Planning and the State, Part 1: A Little Bit of Inflation Never Hurt Anyone. Right?

July 02, 2015 | 08:35 PM
With this article we begin a series by Richard M. Ebeling, in the Future of Freedom Foundation : When I was an undergraduate majoring in economics in the late ’60s and early ’70s, several ...more»

ECU Chancellor stepping down

July 01, 2015 | 09:06 PM

Columns

AgentPierceSaid

More “Deep Thoughts” re: UNC BOG

June 15, 2015 | 11:02 PM
Shoot till you win, Agent Pierce. On two occasions recently I have proffered my opinions re: The Next President of The UNC System. Both commentaries drew more than the usual reader interest which is ...more»
D'ya think?

There oughta be a law...

feedback icon 1 | June 15, 2015 | 10:37 PM
There Oughta be a Law Almost daily we hear about one government agency or another either doing or proposing to do something they claim is only for our own good. Whatever they want to do will benefit ...more»
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Baltimore justice

June 14, 2015 | 07:37 AM
Baltimore Justice All that matters to the Baltimore DA is "justice". I call her brand of justice, "Protestor Justice". That would be Justice as demanded by the protesters and seemingly embraced by ...more»
AgentPierceSaid

Carolina's been put on probation for "lack of institutional control..." AgentPierce has a solution

June 12, 2015 | 07:34 AM
While not a part of Agent Pierce’s article, we thought you might want to peruse this bit of news along with AP’s "solution" Current NCSU Chancellor Randy Woodson is unequivocally THE ...more»
Liberty Belle

The fallacy of income inequality

feedback icon 3 | June 09, 2015 | 03:49 PM
It appears the catch phrase for the 2016 election will be "income inequality". It has become the mantra for Hillary Clinton, organizations like Move On.org., and the mainstream media, and more than likely ...more»
From The Right

NC Voter ID Law--The Left's latest tool to divide us

feedback icon 3 | June 07, 2015 | 12:42 PM
Last week I attended a hearing run by the NC State Board of Elections (NCSBE). It was a regional meeting to get public input on the rules written to implement the new voter ID law....more»
A Libertarian's Library

BOCO's economic development has been flawed because it is based on flawed reasoning

June 07, 2015 | 11:41 AM
We have long contended that Beaufort County’s economic development scheme is fatally flawed. It has been based on flawed business decisions and those decisions have cost the taxpayers over ten ...more»
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Government integrity

June 06, 2015 | 09:11 AM
Government Integrity A while back I wrote about the Schedule C folks employed by the Anointed One's Administration. That would be the so called Political Appointees. I lamented the fact that at about ...more»

Registration under way for BLET classes at BCCC

June 23, 2015 | 02:17 PM
Thinking of a career in law enforcement? Registration is now available for Beaufort County Community College’s Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Night Academy for the Fall 2015 Semester. The ...more»

BCCC Nursing alumnus recognized by hospital

June 18, 2015 | 09:12 AM
Washington, NC — For the third year running, a Beaufort County Community College alumnus has been recognized by Vidant Beaufort Hospital for nursing excellence throughout the year. Melissa Swain, ...more»

BCCC Executive Committee to meet

June 04, 2015 | 05:07 PM
The Beaufort County Community College Board of Trustees Executive Committee will meet at 8 a.m. Wednesday, June 10, in the Conference Room of Building 1 on the BCCC campus. For information about the upcoming ...more»

BCCC Spring 2015 Honor Roll Announced

June 03, 2015 | 02:59 PM
The Registrar’s Office at Beaufort County Community College has released the honor roll for the 2015 Spring Semester. Full-time students maintaining a grade point average, or GPA, of 4.0 or better ...more»

Seventeen graduate from BCCC BLET Program

May 26, 2015 | 10:46 AM
Seventeen Basic Law Enforcement Training students were recognized in graduation ceremonies Thursday, May 21, at Beaufort County Community College that also included a memorial for a fallen officer. Johnny ...more»

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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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Thank you for our freedom

July 04, 2015 | 10:51 AM

The job our schools have done

July 02, 2015 | 10:52 AM

Attack on Confederate flag is attack on southern patriotism

July 06, 2015 | 08:20 AM
The media's coordinated attack on the Confederate flag is done for a purpose. It is done to attack the patriotism that is more prevalent in the south than in other parts of the country, as this column ...more»

Libs are going to hate the Truth Bomb Franklin Graham just dropped.

July 05, 2015 | 08:05 PM
Since last week’s U.S. Supreme Court decision declaring ‘gay marriage’ a constitutional right, the issue has dominated social and news media coverage. Many prominent figures on both ...more»

How many Illegal Alien Murdeerers will Obama let in???

July 05, 2015 | 01:32 PM
Law enforcement caught two illegal alien murderers back-to-back. On July 1, a five-time deported illegal alien shot and killed an innocent woman walking on the pier in San Francisco, CA. Then, a few days ...more»

Green energy subsidies spiral out of control in UK

July 05, 2015 | 01:16 PM
Green energy subsidies for solar and wind energy are spiraling out of control in the UK as the new Conservative government moves to try to rein them in. The subsidies lead to much higher rates for British ...more»

Rosy jobless numbers cover up bad news

July 05, 2015 | 09:48 AM
"Economist sifts truth from 'politically manipulated statistics' Williams pointed out that the drop in unemployment from 5.5 percent in May to 5.3 percent in June reflected 375,000 unemployed workers ...more»

Vanguard, what do Christian Crew want

July 04, 2015 | 11:37 AM
I have added a new entry to my blog that my fellow employees created in response to Vanguard internal webpage asking all employees to wear purple on Friday to support LGBT. Again, let me be clear, we, ...more»

Poll: 70 percent of Americans believe media is intentionally biased

July 04, 2015 | 03:53 AM
In the wake of rabid media cheerleading on issues such as the Confederate flag, gun rights, illegal immigration, and religious liberty versus homosexuality, a new poll shows that now fully 70 percent ...more»

They better be careful

Nurse Kay | Jul 06 | 09:14 AM
Health care is one of the largest employers in this county. Vidant is already cutting jobs. If they ...more»

Six Vidant hounds from where?

Lynyrd | Jul 06 | 08:34 AM
When six Vidant hounds smell cash there'll soon be a feeding frenzy....more»

Whatca mean Bossman

Chris B. | Jul 06 | 07:46 AM
Buzzeo know what he's doing. He is an expert on health care. He was a Federal narc so he's been in ...more»

Wrong board

Walter | Jul 06 | 07:19 AM
They are tryig to dissolve to wrong board. It is the Bd. of Commissioners that should be dissolved, ...more»

Homo-fascists try to crucify religious freedom

Support Religious Freedom | Jul 06 | 02:34 AM
An Oregon bureaucrat fining Christian bakers $135,000 for refusing to violate the teachings of their ...more»

Family impact

Dick Adams | Jul 05 | 10:53 PM
I believe the decision by the scotus will have an earth shaking impact on the family of God and I would ...more»

Useful idiots

Know too much | Jul 05 | 09:24 PM
These commissioners are just useful idiots for Vidant. Vidant is shrinking Beaufort and will close ...more»

A calm response

Jeff | Jul 05 | 08:30 PM

What will the Commissioners do next?

The Truth Squad | Jul 05 | 07:21 PM

A covenant is sacred

Charles Hickman | Jul 05 | 07:08 PM

Revision

William H. Cratch lll | Jul 05 | 04:38 PM

The

Ted | Jul 05 | 02:30 PM

Ted is a hater

Southern Patriot | Jul 05 | 02:28 PM

What's up with bigotry?

Walter | Jul 05 | 02:02 PM

flag

ted | Jul 05 | 12:03 PM

Thank you

Walter | Jul 05 | 10:25 AM

Btw

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Community Bulletin Board

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»

Washington City Council to meet June 8

June 05, 2015 | 07:43 AM
The Washington City Council will meet Monday, June 8, 2015 in City Hall. The agenda and supporting documentation can be reviewed by clicking on the link to the right. Note that one of the items on the ...more»

Beaufort County DSS Board of Directors Meeting

May 26, 2015 | 09:15 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»

102.5 The Bone Fishing Slam and BBQ Festival

May 21, 2015 | 10:14 PM
PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release ...more»

NC Coastal Federation Camps, Cruises, and Clean-ups

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»

The Beaufort Way

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»

The Beaufort County Way: Focusing on the wrong things

feedback icon 7 | May 13, 2015 | 08:51 AM
More from the Beaufort County Way. If you still have any doubt that our county is currently governed by a bunch of clowns you should review how, at their May meeting, they handled the agenda item entitled ...more»

Warren Smith makes a clear and convincing case for a property tax rate reduction in next year's county budget

feedback icon 5 | April 30, 2015 | 07:20 PM
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»

An open letter from Warren Smith to the BOCO Board of Commissioners

feedback icon 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 Beaufort County Way: Bungles the most important decision the BOC makes

The result may have been great, but the process was severely flawed...even illegal...in selecting a new County Manager
feedback icon 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»

BOC illegally approved the CEMS contract, even after having been warned they were acting illegally

Once again, Hood was right. We need a better Chairman, Manager and Attorney for Beaufort County
feedback icon 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»

Beaufort County continues to violate the law

The public has a fundamental right to know how their business is being handled
feedback icon 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»

CEMS saved! Or was it?

Cartel politics makes another irrational decision
feedback icon 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»

The Gang of Five is about to give us another train wreck...and CEMS will be '10-7' when they are needed

feedback icon 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»

County to CEMS: "Do the transports and if it cuts your service to the district, just do the best you can"

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»

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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