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Midwestern birds-some different, some the same

This past week I visited some family in the Midwest, traveling to the northern-tier states of Minnesota and Wisconsin. You can always observe birds and this ... Read more

3 days ago by Betsy Kane.

Write Again…Those talents we are given

It would be very flattering if someone were to opine that my writing, at times, is eloquent. Or, to say that my writing, or speaking ... Read more

4 days ago by Bartow Houston.

A tale of two cities

Washington is truly a tale of two cities. A tale is a narrative, story, or account of a series of related events or experiences whether ... Read more

6 days ago by Leesa Jones.

Health Beat: What to know about occupational therapy

By Chris Floyd Vidant Health What is occupational therapy?  This is a question I receive fairly often, and it means something different for each person.  ... Read more

6 days ago by Vidant Health.

The paving of downtown Washington

By 1890, the City of Washington had finally recovered from the economic disaster that was the Civil War. Maritime commerce was once again booming, and ... Read more

1 week ago by Ray Midgett.

Write Again…Now the rest of the story

For the few who may have read last week’s column about the book “A Story of Glory – Duke University Football”, today’s offering is sort ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Bartow Houston.

More memories of the mosquito man

I am grateful for the tremendous response I received about last week’s column regarding the Mosquito Man.  I not only heard from Beaufort County residents, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Leesa Jones.

Health Beat: How to protect your skin

By Gwyn Thompson  Vidant Health With the summer around the corner and outdoor activities increasing, it is so important to focus on the health of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Vidant Health.

Orchard Orioles coexist with their more well-known variety 

  Orchard Orioles keep popping up on my excursions. The first time I ever observed one was at the cottage of Earl and Ruth Trevathan ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Betsy Kane.

Health Beat: Stay safe in the sun this summer

By Dr. Eric Howell Eastern Dermatology and Pathology May is an exciting time in Eastern North Carolina, as the days lengthen and the weather warms ... Read more

3 weeks ago by The Daily News.

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