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A chance to end the digital divide

By JIM WEAVER NC Chief Information Officer Across North Carolina, when the COVID-19 pandemic hit it rapidly and radically altered how we work, learn and ... Read more

6 days ago by Guest Editorialist.

15th Street redesign project ends first phase with transparency

There’s hope for motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists who currently navigate 15th Street, but more patience will be required before we realize the full benefit. The ... Read more

1 week ago by WDN Editorial Board.

Remembering those who made the supreme sacrifice

We had more to be thankful for than usual this Memorial Day. The holiday was the latest it could possibly be this year, perhaps because ... Read more

3 weeks ago by WDN Editorial Board.

Why are Democrats AWOL on public’s right to know?

By PAUL MAUNEY and BILL MOSS With no meaningful state law giving North Carolinians the right to see disciplinary records of those they employ in ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Guest Editorialist.

Bon Voyage to the Arts of the Pamlico leader

The Turnage Theater wasn’t exactly dark when Debra Torrance walked through the doors five years ago, but she’s leaving behind a substantial list of impressive ... Read more

1 month ago by WDN Editorial Board.

Prepare for hurricanes now; official season begins June 1

This upcoming week marks National Hurricane Preparedness Week. As the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season approaches, experts with the National Weather Service are ... Read more

1 month ago by WDN Editorial Board.

Do your part to help improve broadband access

By Jim Weaver / N.C. Broadband Infrastructure Office Still cannot get high-quality, reliable, high-speed internet service at home? You are not alone. In fact, more ... Read more

2 months ago by Guest Editorialist.

A worthwhile investment

In the right hands, state-of-the-art instructional technology can go a long way toward increasing student’s academic success and engagement. The Beaufort County Schools Board of ... Read more

2 months ago by WDN Editorial Board.

Raising awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Month

April serves as National Child Abuse Prevention Month across the United States. With the pandemic lessening the amount of interaction outside the home, national and ... Read more

2 months ago by WDN Editorial Board.

Bill would shine light on closed personnel files

From Raleigh News and Observer  Senate Bill 355 — the Government Transparency Act of 2021 — would at last allow the public to see the ... Read more

3 months ago by Guest Editorialist.

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