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Guest Editorialist, Author at Washington Daily News


Bill would shine light on closed personnel files

From Raleigh News and Observer  Senate Bill 355 — the Government Transparency Act of 2021 — would at last allow the public to see the ... Read more

by Guest Editorialist, Monday, April 5, 2021 2:36 pm


Rare birds migrate through Washington

A Vermilion Flycatcher was found on December 8th in fields near Williamston and has persisted there through at least December 15th. This splendid little scarlet ... Read more

by Guest Editorialist, Saturday, December 19, 2020 3:41 pm

My Turn

Regaining autonomy: Support for Medical Aid in Dying

Throughout life, individuals are empowered by making their own decisions, but in the final stages of life this autonomy is often stripped away. Medical Aid ... Read more

by Guest Editorialist, Thursday, December 10, 2020 3:09 pm


Remembering Mac Hodges this holiday season

Mac Hodges never knew a stranger. Whether you knew him as a friend or as the committed mayor of Washington, if you knew Mac, he ... Read more

by Guest Editorialist, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 11:19 am


In a divided time, saving local journalism is a bipartisan cause

DEAN RIDINGS In a presidential election year and in the midst of the dual crises of the coronavirus pandemic and widespread economic misery, the divisions ... Read more

by Guest Editorialist, Friday, August 28, 2020 6:49 pm

My Turn

Congress needs to act now and extend unemployment benefits

By NORTH CAROLINA GOV. ROY COOPER Next week, thousands of North Carolinians who are out of work due to COVID-19 will see a drastic reduction ... Read more

by Guest Editorialist, Saturday, July 25, 2020 9:00 am


Why Congress needs to support your local news sources in this crisis

DEAN RIDINGS During this coronavirus pandemic, access to accurate and trustworthy information in your community is as critical to life under quarantine and as sought ... Read more

by Guest Editorialist, Monday, April 27, 2020 6:00 pm


Boating Tips: Wonder why some boats go off course?

By Biff Matthews, Pamlico Sail & Power Squadron Along with PFD, personal flotation device, and hand held radio another safety item on your boat is ... Read more

by Guest Editorialist, Friday, November 15, 2013 8:28 pm


Mourning loss of community

Hyde County is mourning the passing of an old friend. At 93 years of age, one might expect the loss, but this was no ordinary ... Read more

by Guest Editorialist, Tuesday, April 23, 2013 12:11 pm


Check out a book, go online

Libraries evolve to meet community needs This week, the BHM Regional Library system joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library ... Read more

by Guest Editorialist, Saturday, April 13, 2013 7:37 pm

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