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Make logging great again

As I walked through a wooded area the other day, I saw some beautiful, big old trees. I walked around admiring the beauty of the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by The Daily News.

Collaboration yields robust testing capacity in eastern North Carolina

When I first wrote about COVID-19 and its impending impact on our region on March, I shared it would take our entire community working together ... Read more

3 months ago by Vidant Health.

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

3 months ago by Guest Editorialist.

How “Black Lives Matter” should really be interpreted

BOB ORR Once again, a prominent leader in North Carolina is coming under intense criticism for responding to a “Black Lives Matter” inquiry with the ... Read more

4 months ago by The Daily News.

A legacy lives on: remembering Mike Voss

Sporting my purple button down shirt, tasteless “dad tie” and slacks I likely hadn’t worn since high school graduation, I walked through the glass doors ... Read more

4 months ago by David Cucchiara.

The community he loved

In a lot of ways, Mike Voss embodied exactly what a newspaper like The Washington Daily News wants to be for its community. Of course, ... Read more

4 months ago by Michael Prunka.

Confederacy worthy of regret, not memorialization

By Lee Watkins It is long past time for the south to end the glorification of the Confederacy and the morally repugnant rebellion that caused ... Read more

4 months ago by The Daily News.

Four chaplains and patriotism

Every Memorial Day we honor those who fought in foreign wars by remembering the sacrifices they made for the nation. One of the most memorable ... Read more

5 months ago by Polk Culpepper.

COVID-19 is straining our ailing rural health systems

The front lines of the war on COVID-19 have expanded and are now reaching into rural America. As infection rates begin to plateau nationally, and ... Read more

5 months ago by The Daily News.

It’s a matter of trailering

Choosing the right trailer for your vessel is a matter of safety. Here are the things you want to consider when choosing and using your ... Read more

6 months ago by The Daily News.

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