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Acclaimed octogenarian film director /actor Clint Eastwood, and rising film star Bradley Cooper, who producer of American Sniper may just have a monetary, and critically acclaimed hit on their hands with the Chris Kyle biopic that each are so powerfully responsible for.
U.S. Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, last week accused committee Democrats of an "attempt to silence" the John Locke Foundation - and 106 other organizations that have expressed skepticism over apocalyptic claims of the role of human...
Taste the Good Life tickets are on sale now at the Chamber of Commerce/Visitor Center.
Great outrage has erupted from inside the University of North Carolina system due to the closure of three academic centers by the system's Board of Governors. The local media has published story after story by UNC academics excoriating the Governors for everything from a denial of free speech to...
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) announced he is co-sponsoring the Nuclear Weapon Free Iran Act of 2015, authored by Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ), which enhances Congressional oversight of the Obama Administration’s negotiations with Iran.
Governor Pat McCrory, chairman of the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Governors Coalition, announced today Governor Bill Walker (AK-I) has become the newest member of coalition.
It can be very difficult to grasp or visualize the vastness of the network of left-wing groups in North Carolina. But one way to start is with the key group on the left, the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation - and the family that dominates it.
If you want money from the Department of Homeland Security, you will need to start keeping track of the immigration status of suspects you arrest.
Mr. Mike Jackson, age 63, a resident of East Eighth Street, Washington, died Sunday, March 1, 2015 at Vidant Beaufort Hospital in Washington.
Allen F Padgett, 67, a resident of 3451 Harvey Road, Washington, died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at Emmanuel Free Will Baptist Church in Washington.
Mrs. Claudette "Sue" Ware Crosby, age 80, of Washington, NC passed away Saturday morning, February 28, 2015.
Thomas F. Mantz, age 85, a resident of River Road, Washington, NC died Friday, February 27, 2015.
Just one month ago, we similarly expressed this singular truth that our traffic was marching forward at a far greater clip than I anticipated, propelling us firmly into the No. 1 spot of all web sites originating from Beaufort County. Now after February's blow-out numbers our gains are solidified.
On 2-24-2015, Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Drug Unit arrested Arnold Gerard Whitney, 29 years of age and Anita Whitney Freeman, 60 years of age, of 594 Edward Street in Belhaven.
Over the past four years, state policymakers in Raleigh have adopted a series of sweeping changes in public policy, including a new state tax code, school choice, new energy policies, election laws, and historic reforms of the regulatory process. Some North Carolinians have welcomed these...
Today's pop music is predicated upon the lowest common denominator of the human experiment. There is little that is uplifting, no building upon the art of the past, just make money, and lots of it, paid by the dimmest bulbs of all time.
It has taken some 2 months to get there, but I finally got a first-hand look at our basement jail which has been the source of much discussion in recent months.
On 2-13-2015, Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Drug Unit arrested Vernon Holloway, 44 years of age, of 2850 Pungo Creek Road in Pinetown. Holloway was charged with Obtaining Controlled Substance by Misrepresentation/Fraud (Doctor Shopping) and Trafficking in Opium.
Most United States governors have completed their annual State of the State and inauguration speeches, which included the outlines of their education priorities. They covered many trending topics such as the Common Core, early childhood education, and Career Technical Education (CTE), the latter of
When the N.C. Department of Public Instruction released school performance grades earlier this month, public school advocacy groups noted that the grades reflected the socio-economic makeup of the schools. They observed that schools with few students receiving free and reduced-price lunches...
You’ve heard the spin the media, the progressives and the professors have put on the closing of the UNC Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity, but let’s step back and look at what this is and isn’t about.
America's golfing 'Neville Chamberlain' of foreign policy, remains cool, aloof and may help the World save itself from the 'scientifically proved' mild discomfort resulting from Climate Change.
The 2015 Oscar awards were most interesting this year on a variety of many levels. A new new, openly Gay, irreverent host; most of the awards going to one of the better films; grown men weeping, "American Sniper" shutout, J.K. Simmons finally wins, and Oprah is sovereign.
We will offer this allotment of three with more to come; some old, most new, but all quite informative, and, moreover, necessary to understanding that in North Carolina, there is a wiser path to govern ourselves and our People.
It seems the folks on Jones Street have kicked off one heck of an orgy - apparently in honor of the box office success of '50 Shades of Grey.'
I understand that you are leading the University trustees' investigation preceding their consideration of the proposed renaming of Saunders Hall, a proposal based on historical evidence that William L. Saunders, for whom the building is named, was a leader of the Ku Klux Klan in North Carolina...
Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III and the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. announced today that Scott Technologies, Inc. will be investing in growth of its Scott Safety headquarters in Union County, NC. The company plans to invest $28.7 million in Monroe...
Often described as the modern day Jimmy Stewart, Tom Hanks has the versatility of character adaptation to play roles that his audience identify with, especially in roles that offer him the range to be the quintessential American.
A new advanced placement course in U.S. history has generated serious debate over exactly what information students should be taught in North Carolina public schools about our country's founding. Dr. Terry Stoops, John Locke Foundation director of research and education studies, discussed the...
Remember the kerfluffle late last year over the CRomnibus? Boehner, McConnell & co. all told us that they would only fund Homeland Security through February.
In writing about the enchanting adventures of a 12-year-old boy in 19th century London, an East Carolina University theater professor has discovered a magical world of his own.
America's vacationing, golfing, gala functionary, really cool (to the weak of mind) commander-in-chief continues, through world crisis, as America's first amateur president in modern times.
Beulah Boone Warren, 76, formerly of Washington, passed away in Presbyterian Hospital in Newark, NJ on Sunday, February 22,2015.
Mrs. Jacqueline Hayes Harris, of 606 W. 13th St., died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at home.
Mr. Ray Wesley Bowman, age 71, a resident of 403 Cemetery Rd., Belhaven, died Thursday February 26, 2015 at his home.
Mrs. Sarah Adelaide Hollowell Rowe, age 89, a former resident of Aurora, died Thursday, February 26, 2015.
John Humphrey O'Neal was born on August 1, 1929 in Hyde County, NC to the late Preston and Nita Whitney O'Neal. "Bro", as he was affectionately known, departed this life on February 25, 2015.
On February 23 around 9 am Washington Police responded to an armed robbery of Washington Coins and Pawn located at 828 Washington Plaza.
North Carolina is one of the more aggressive states in the nation in licensing occupations. This is a significant impediment to freedom in a state that once boasted, and ought to be able to again, of being "First in Freedom."
I'm writing this during a very cold, snowy day in central North Carolina, but will imagine that instead it's one of our summer heat waves. For several days in a row, the temperature has hit 99 degrees, and someone comments, "Well, this certainly ought to shut those global warming skeptics up!"
Do you want to go to college but think you have waited too late to start this spring? Or do you want to pick up a class to complete your schedule?
Governor Pat McCrory has declared March 1-7 Severe Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina, cautioning North Carolinians to practice how to be safe when thunderstorms and tornadoes threaten. While damaging storms and tornadoes can occur any time of the year, March through May is peak tornado sea
In a decision released Wednesday, a 6-3 majority of the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners violated federal antitrust laws by engaging in self-dealing in ordering service providers that do not have dental licenses to cease and desist from whitening...
For consecutive Tuesdays in February, winter weather forced closures and disrupted schedules at East Carolina University. After a winter storm brought approximately three inches of snow on Tuesday, Feb. 24, classes were cancelled from 3:30 p.m. until 10 a.m. on Wednesday.
It is getting close to the end of Black History Month. I have not seen any articles about famous Black Americans.
In a world, where religious fascism is growing and spreading at home abroad, America's amateur president continues to lecture Christians, while bolstering the plight of Muslims, and, oddly, it is the Christians dying at the murderous, bigoted hands of Muslims.
Millie Adams, 75, 451 Bridge, Aurora died Monday, February 23, 2015 at Riverpoint Crest Nursing Center.
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