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Vaccinations, masks create safe learning environments

As a pediatrician serving eastern North Carolina, as well as a father to school-aged children, I truly appreciate the important role that in-person education has ... Read more

1 week ago by Vidant Health.

Come for the art, stay for the beer

By Charles Thrasher  The impact of the 2020 census on rural America might best be summarized by a line from Bruce Springsteen’s song “My Hometown”: ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Delta variant spread renews vaccine urgency

The arrival of the COVID-19 vaccines brought great hope in the battle against the deadly pandemic that has affected our way of life for nearly ... Read more

2 months ago by Vidant Health.

Gov. Cooper: The road to a brighter future runs through North Carolina

By Gov. Roy Cooper North Carolina is emerging from a worldwide pandemic strong and growing, with new jobs and new neighbors arriving daily. We welcome ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

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

6 months ago by Hood Richardson.

Addressing recent county developments

From Beaufort County Sheriff Ernie Coleman: There is a lot of misinformation being spread around Beaufort County about abolishing the Office of the Sheriff, establishing ... Read more

6 months ago by Beaufort County Sheriff's Office.

We must remain a nation under God

COLUMN BY JAN HINDSLEY In the past month, you have published two articles by Polk Culpepper concerning the future of the Republican Party, the support ... Read more

7 months ago by The Daily News.

Preserve the option of public waterfront access

The authors of this column are Washington City Council members Virginia Finnerty and Betsy Kane. The Lumberyard or “Moss East” site is a 6.75 – ... Read more

7 months ago by The Daily News.

In memory of Marc Basnight

If you are newly arrived in eastern North Carolina, you may not recognize the name of Manteo resident Marc Basnight other than in connection to ... Read more

9 months ago by Betty Mitchell Gray.

Regaining autonomy: Support for Medical Aid in Dying

Throughout life, individuals are empowered by making their own decisions, but in the final stages of life this autonomy is often stripped away. Medical Aid ... Read more

9 months ago by Guest Editorialist.

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