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Poisonous plants to avoid with animals

My son has participated in the 4-H Livestock Show and Auction since he was 6 years old. My wife and her family participated in and ... Read more

6 hours ago by Beaufort County Cooperative Extension.

Saying goodbye to a Washington institution

I’m writing this from the couch Billy Jefferson sold to me. Note that I didn’t say the couch I bought from Billy Jefferson. You’ll see ... Read more

1 day ago by Steve Barnes.

Write Again…Very little stays the same

To one extent or another I would guess most of us look back, from time to time, and recall at least parts of our childhood ... Read more

1 day ago by Bartow Houston.

Remembering past New Year’s tradition

Almost three weeks into the New Year, I find the well wishes of family and friends for a peaceful and prosperous New Year continue. Considering ... Read more

2 days ago by Leesa Jones.

Reminiscing on memories of proms long past

There were not many events in high school we looked forward to more than the junior/senior prom. Everyone from their freshman year up looked forward ... Read more

3 days ago by Harold Robinson.

Got moles?

This time of year, I always get calls about mole tunnels across lawns. Why is that? Eastern moles spend their time foraging for food under ... Read more

7 days ago by Beaufort County Cooperative Extension.

Bringing Washington’s history to life

Happy New Year! The words to the perennial New Year’s Eve song ‘Auld Lang Syne’ by now have faded into the new year with backward ... Read more

1 week ago by Leesa Jones.

Write Again…When a new day brings hope

Hello again, friends. Thanks for joining me for these few minutes. May this be a good day for all of us. So. It was just ... Read more

1 week ago by Bartow Houston.

Maybe we are finally getting somewhere

Halleluiah, glory be and a giant Mazel Tov to City of Washington mayor Donald Sadler and other city leaders for finally trying to do something ... Read more

1 week ago by Steve Barnes.

Maybe it’s me rather than the tradition

I’m done with New Year’s resolutions. After six decades of making and breaking commitments to myself, I’m finally ready to admit that goals quickly chosen ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Polk Culpepper.

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