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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

1 month 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

3 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

3 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

4 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

4 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

6 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

6 months ago by Guest Editorialist.

Open for business, but not business as usual

By Sarah Bernart, Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina Although many North Carolina employers are back in business during the pandemic, it’s far from normal. ... Read more

7 months ago by The Daily News.

Drivers and pedestrians beware this Halloween

Driving impaired kills. Last year, North Carolina lost 35 people during the week of Halloween, and nine of those deaths were caused by impaired drivers ... Read more

8 months ago by The Daily News.

The missing piece

A good friend died of COVID last week. Beverly. She tested positive on Monday and died in her sleep that night. She was one hundred ... Read more

8 months ago by The Daily News.

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