QR Code
October 22 • 04:06
flag image
  • Jail ballots
  • Jail thanks cook speciale
"...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 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

News & Commentary

Hagan scandal worse than first reported

feedback icon 1 | October 21, 2014 | 08:51 PM
As Rick Henderson documents, the Hagan stimulus scandal is worse that we thought. And Hagan still tries to contend that her family did not actually benefit from nearly a half million dollars in taxpayer ...more»

Berger to interpose state protections of those with religious objections to being forced to participate in homosexual marriage

feedback icon 1 | October 21, 2014 | 09:00 PM
Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger announced today (10-21-14) that he will respond to the recent attacks on Magistrates and Registers of Deeds who oppose, on religious grounds, participating in a homosexual ...more»
From The Right

Independents beware: What do Democrats have to hide until after the Election?

October 21, 2014 | 08:23 PM
This " most transparent" Administration has had a common theme during the months leading up to the November election. Unfortunately it is not being transparent. Quite the opposite, being highly secretive ...more»

Judicial candidates stop in New Bern

October 21, 2014 | 09:14 PM
Judicial candidates running for appellant court positions in this year’s election made a stop in New Bern recently, giving voters who will be looking at ballots in the races a chance to learn about ...more»
D'ya think?

Political Correctness

October 21, 2014 | 10:07 AM
Political Correctness Have you ever wondered who is in charge of Political Correctness?? It's the PC Police. But that still doesn't answer the question. So I decided to find out just who that is ...more»
Daily Haymaker

There's not a dime's worth of difference in the D's and the R's

Here's but another example or two, or three, or get the idea
feedback icon 1 | October 20, 2014 | 07:44 PM
We've been saying for months now: "There really is not a dime's worth of difference between the Democrats and Republicans in Washington...and not much more in Raleigh with some of them....more»
Bonus Deal

Maybe our President should take a lesson from one of his predecessors regarding Isis/Isil.

October 20, 2014 | 07:05 PM
America and the Barbary Pirates: An International Battle Against an Unconventional Foe by Gerard W. Gawalt Gerard W. Gawalt is the manuscript specialist for early American history in the Manuscript ...more»

Can Ebola be stopped without closing our borders?

October 20, 2014 | 08:52 AM
Any school principal who has experienced an outbreak of head lice in their school know what infectious disease is about and some of the essentials in eliminating an infection and preventing it....more»
Diogenes' Lamp

What is the Clerk of Court hiding?

feedback icon 3 | October 19, 2014 | 08:59 PM
What is the Clerk of Court Hiding? If you’ve been in court in Beaufort County in the last few years, as a defendant, witness or as a juror you know one simple fact: The people who get the short ...more»

Ask your Legislators: Why do we have so many licensing boards in NC?

But learn why before you ask
October 18, 2014 | 08:07 PM
Most people associate lobbying with special interests trying to get special favors from our political leaders, both in the legislative and executive branches. That’s why they make political contributions ...more»

Pastors and church leaders take note

October 18, 2014 | 06:54 PM

Candidate's Forum: Sheriff candidates

October 15, 2014 | 08:19 PM


D'ya think?

Eric Holder

October 11, 2014 | 09:50 AM
Every American who cares about this nation should read this Jim Bispo commentary. We hope you will forward it to all your contacts. It is that important....more»
D'ya think?

The Secret Service

October 05, 2014 | 06:39 PM
The Secret Service Eric Holder may not be the only miscreant chosen by the Anointed One to run one of the Government Departments. The Secret Service, which only a few years ago was moved from Treasury ...more»
D'ya think?

Atheism, America & Freedom

Jim Bispo raises some troubling questions about the Anointed One's commitment to insure Americans' safety and about the preferential treatment given atheists over Christians
feedback icon 8 | September 29, 2014 | 08:38 AM
Atheism, America, & Freedom Watching the news and seeing how our Constitution, our freedoms, and our way of life are being abused every day by the Anointed One and the folks he has appointed to run the ...more»
D'ya think?

Why don't you and them go fight??

feedback icon 1 | September 21, 2014 | 07:49 PM
Why don't you and them go fight?? Our intrepid Secretary of State didn't want to call going after ISIS a war. If it was a war the DOD would seem to be the more sensible organization to be running it....more»
Teacher's Desk

Why the temporary classrooms exist in Chocowinity

feedback icon 1 | June 02, 2010 | 11:20 AM
In the Beaufort Observer's report of the Chocowinity Town Board meeting on June 1 there is a discussion of the mobile units at Chocowinity Middle School that were granted a three-year temporary "Special ...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»

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»

BCCC receives Golden LEAF Grant for Agribusiness Technology Program

August 14, 2014 | 10:25 AM
Beaufort County Community College has received a $97,075 grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation to support the creation and implementation of the college’s new Agribusiness Technology Program. The ...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»


What you should know about this website

why we exist and how we see our role
feedback icon 8 | April 09, 2008 | 12:14 PM
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»
Rant & Rave
Your chance to speak your mind or read what others have to say about any topic
feedback icon 3 | January 04, 2009 | 04:50 PM

Terms of Use

feedback icon 4 | December 09, 2007 | 09:26 PM
Please read carefully the following Terms and Conditions relating to your use of this website. By using this site, you are deemed to have agreed to these terms and conditions of use. This policy should ...more»

LINKS to good stuff

The links on this page will take you to other websites. You may need to use your browser's "Back" button or the backspace key to return here. Please do
October 09, 2007 | 09:53 PM

Privacy Policy

September 29, 2007 | 07:52 PM
This document contains the Web site Privacy Policy. It should be reviewed in conjunction with our Terms of Use Policy...more»

Recent Videos

May as well laugh as cry

October 16, 2014 | 06:43 AM

Idaho city threatens to jail Christian pastors who refuse gay weddings

October 21, 2014 | 05:45 AM
Homo-fascism has arrived. An Idaho city is goosestepping over religious liberty by threatening to jail Christian pastors for 180 days plus a $1,000 fine for every DAY they refuse to marry homosexual ...more»

Lest there still be any doubt

October 20, 2014 | 07:11 PM
In<mailto: tomhardy51@In > a fit of rage, Obama snaps at U.S. Military brass: “Don’t you dare try and paint all of Islam with the same brush” [ http://www.barenakedislam. ...more»

Like Rats leaving a sinking ship

October 20, 2014 | 05:02 PM
What just happened to Obama should have every Democrat Candidate running for cover. source=MailChimp&utm ...more»

Our Response to Ebola

October 17, 2014 | 09:48 PM
Now you see it. Now you don't...more»

Can we survive two more years?

October 17, 2014 | 09:37 PM
Can we survive two more years?...more»

Remember this! We will--Hagan praises CDC on Ebola

October 16, 2014 | 06:26 PM
"North Carolina senator Kay Hagan said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is "giving us great guidance" on how to deal with Ebola virus infections here in the United States. The Democrat, ...more»

Now your Church Sermons will be censored.

October 16, 2014 | 10:55 AM
OneNewsNow is reporting that Mayor Parker and the City of Houston, fighting a lawsuit related to the ordinance, is demanding that five pastors turn over sermon notes and private communications with church ...more»

Hooray for Phil Berger

RSemmes | Oct 22 | 03:19 AM
Phil Berger, as usual, is standing up for principle. NC is fortunate to have leaders like him. Why ...more»

What about the TIllis green energy scandal?

RSemmes | Oct 22 | 03:12 AM
Tillis is just as dirty on a green energy scandal, and it is worse than Hagan's because it raises the ...more»

Neither is deserving of the office

Frances | Oct 21 | 03:55 PM
As I told one lady calling wanting me to vote for Hagan, A dead animal could do a better job than either ...more»

When will they

Frances | Oct 21 | 03:51 PM
go after Muslims and the Islam religion of "peace". Homosexuality is such a sin to them it is punishable ...more»

Of course.

npc | Oct 21 | 01:47 PM
Don't you know the reason there is an all out effort to have all the counties in the U.S. build larger ...more»

That's what I think.

npc | Oct 21 | 01:41 PM
I'd rather have an absent, not so sharp Democrat elected than a shrewd Republican RINO politician....more»

lives at risk

Oct 21 | 11:50 AM
This really concerns me that the people of beaufort county would want to put outstanding jailers in ...more»

No option is good in this Senate race

Jesse Helms Republican | Oct 21 | 11:50 AM

JUSTICE-----------for who????

Dick Adams | Oct 21 | 07:59 AM

Will not vote for Hagan..!!

Tombo | Oct 20 | 10:13 PM


Voltar | Oct 20 | 01:49 PM

storm in a tea cup

RSemmes | Oct 20 | 10:38 AM

This is important

Charles Hickman | Oct 20 | 10:08 AM

Drumming up business

Lynyrd | Oct 20 | 09:23 AM

Obama's Motive

npc | Oct 20 | 07:56 AM


npc | Oct 20 | 07:51 AM

I would like to read

npc | Oct 20 | 07:41 AM

Community Bulletin Board

Luggage 4 Love Drive (Greenville Chapter)

October 20, 2014 | 08:41 AM
Integrated Family Services, PLLC is hosting a Luggage 4 Love Drive (Greenville Chapter) to collect luggage for children who come into foster care. Foster children placed by Beaufort County Department ...more»

Pizza Night

October 17, 2014 | 10:04 AM
The Beaufort County Choral Society is having a Pizza Night fundraiser at Pizza Inn in Washington, Monday, October 20, 2014, 5 pm-8 pm. A percentage of each of our guests' meals and their tips will be ...more»

Chocowinity Town Board meets Tuesday Oct 7

October 07, 2014 | 08:30 AM
The Chocowinity Town Board will meet Tuesday October 7, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Hall. The agenda calls for consideration of approving a cell phone tower request and approval of a solar farm off ...more»

Conservative Republicans Club to meet Thursday

October 07, 2014 | 08:28 AM
The Conservative Republican Club of Beaufort County will meet Thursday October 9, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the University of Mt. Olive (west end of the building) on US 264 W in Washington. The public is ...more»

Organist Gail Archer Performs Free Concert 10/12

October 01, 2014 | 11:33 AM
Internationally renowned concert organist and recording artist Gail Archer tours worldwide enthralling listeners with her ability to leap seamlessly from baroque to late romantic and modern eras. WHEN: ...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»

Principles matter to the Republican Party

Steven Rader | September 13, 2014 | 08:50 PM
Letter to the Editor Beaufort Observer Washington, NC Dear Editor: I fear that we may have a bit of a distraction from the county GOP chairman's letter to the editor, the circumstances behind it, ...more»
Eva box 3
Site Search

Give Blood tomb
beaufort mobile
ConPAC ballot
Jail MIA
Arnolds 1-2014
Farm Bureau
Richardson PA

  • Jail ballots
  • Jail thanks cook speciale
Copyright 2008-2013, Beaufort Observer Online, Inc. No part of this website may be used without permission