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Happy Birthday to a hometown hero

A national treasure and a woman who changed the laws of the land will celebrate her 92nd birthday Sunday April 18.  I am referring to my ... Read more

1 day ago by Leesa Jones.

New birds spotted in Beaufort County

Two very exciting and beautiful birds were sighted this week, both of which would be new records for Beaufort County. A male Painted Bunting has ... Read more

4 days ago by Betsy Kane.

Birds abound as spring arrives

The week of March 28 to April 3 was a wild one for arriving birds.  It began with a classic “fallout”.   Strong southerly winds ... Read more

1 week ago by Betsy Kane.

Opera had a home in Washington

My friend and BoCo Town podcast co-host Steve Barnes will have the unique pleasure of interviewing two singers who are studying at East Carolina University. They will ... Read more

1 week ago by Leesa Jones.

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

1 week ago by Guest Editorialist.

Birds abound as Spring arrives

This past week was a wild one for arriving birds.  It began with a classic “fallout”.  Strong southerly winds blew for 48 hours straight, followed ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Betsy Kane.

Write Again…When you wish upon a star

“It’s a world of laughter, a world of tears; a world of hopes, and a world of fears. There’s so much that we share, that ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Bartow Houston.

Memories of the old John Small School

The old John Small School building has been torn down for years now, but no one can erase the memories that it left behind. I ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Harold Robinson.

Responding to Sheriff Ernie Coleman’s statement

I am compelled to reply to the false information presented by Sheriff Ernie Coleman in the March 27 issue of your paper. My job as ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Hood Richardson.

Celebrate safely this Easter

As restrictions related to the pandemic are loosened, do not forget that the threat of the coronavirus is far from over.  We are approaching a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by WDN Editorial Board.

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