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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.

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.

Major birding weekend ahead

Migration alert! Normally this column runs every two weeks, but a lot is happening out there as spring arrives — so I’m rushing you this quick ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Betsy Kane.

Write Again…And that, friends, is why

He felt really lucky to be alive. Just surviving the sinking of the ship he was on during unimaginably terrifying storm induced seas seemed miraculous.   ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Bartow Houston.

Good times at Old Ford Church

On Sunday morning, Rose Ann, Grover and I attended the Old Ford Church of Christ and it brought back memories of growing up in that ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Harold Robinson.

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