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"Birdman" is the fast paced glimpse into the drama behind the drama that is ultimately fleshed out on one of the smaller, but venerable stages in New York's major theater district - Broadway.
An open letter from Mike Adams: Dear University of North Carolina (UNC) Board of Governors (BOG)...
The Division of Student Services at Beaufort County Community College announces the registration schedule for Summer 2015 Term and Fall 2015 Semester.
The 18th annual 'Music for Miracles' radiothon, set for March 27-29 on 107.9 WNCT, raises funds to help sick and injured children in eastern North Carolina through Children's Miracle Network Hospitals to benefit James and Connie Maynard Children's Hospital at Vidant Medical Center.
Sheriff Ernie Coleman and the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is proud to partner with Kingdom Builders.
Sunday is a special day of Easter where we recreate the events day by day of Holy Week. It culminates with the first Sunday after the full moon when we sing "Christ Arose. . ." There will be Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday---and then Easter.
A House education committee on Tuesday gave its OK to House Bill 133, a measure increasing the scholarship amount available to special needs students who attend private schools from $3,000 per semester to $4,000. It also approved a change allowing families receiving those scholarships to collect...
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) sent a letter to Defense Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS) and Ranking Member Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), urging them to prohibit the transfer of more than 24 AH-64 Apache helicopters from the Army National Guard in Raleigh.
Sixteen students at Beaufort County Community College were recognized as "BCCC's Best" in a ceremony on the college campus this week. Twelve students were cited for displaying the character trait "respectful," and four, for the character trait "trustworthy." Those honored as respectful were...
The unsanctified blood and gore, and the unmitigated violence to inflict such, in copious proportions with extreme prejudice, upon one's enemy was the unrelenting theme of this most effective film.
Approximately 375 undergraduate and graduate students as well as postdoctoral scholars are expected to present their research and creative work this week to fellow students, colleagues, faculty and the community at East Carolina University's Mendenhall Student Center.
Gov. Pat McCrory and some leading N.C. lawmakers have taken contrasting positions over taxes and economic development - two topics that are sure to bring many more arguments before budget negotiations or the legislative session are over.
Three state senators have introduced a bill removing the state's religious exemption for immunizing minor children.
After this hard winter students, parents and educators were all looking forward to the traditional spring break, but instead of rest and relaxation many were upset to learn their schools scheduled make-up days during the period.
After a series of demonstratively tough weeks, the hits just keep on coming, faster and faster as if a spinning top, reeling from the negative inertia.
On 3-12-2015, Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Drug Unit arrested Delray Quincy Jennette, 41 years of age, of 670 Pine Street in Belhaven.
North Carolina public schools are developing a multimillion-dollar student data mining system intended to compile and analyze reams of information to improve educational outcomes.
Since the 2007-08 academic year, the state of North Carolina has allotted more than $7 million to the Academic Summer Bridge Program, which is intended to prepare academically weak students for the rigors of college.
East Carolina University generates $2.8 billion for North Carolina's economy - dollars that make a mark on the state, eastern North Carolina, and our local area.
I continue to receive mail requesting that I donate money to the National GOP. I have sent a note to stop these requests. Today, I received a card in the mail identifying me as a donor.
Senate leaders punctuated a week of tax policy talk by introducing a $1 billion tax cut of their own.
Mr. James Saunders, of 207 Maple Lane, Washington, died Wednesday March 25, 2015 at Community Home Care & Hospice in Washington NC.
Mr. Wilbur "Harold" Robinson, Sr., age 90, a resident of 244 North Roberson Road, Old Ford community, died Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Vidant Beaufort Hospital in Washington.c
Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) today issued the following statement regarding the passage of the Senate’s Fiscal Year 2016 budget resolution.
Well, the crotch-sniffing finished over on Jones Street today, and we have ourselves a new slate of candidates for the UNC Board of Governors.
Earlier this month the Department of Justice finally released a report summarizing its investigation of the Ferguson, Missouri Police Department. Some have denounced the report as little more than irresponsible race baiting. Others have praised it as a much needed expose of a rogue agency...
On 3-25-2015, Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Drug Unit arrested Christopher Alligood, 43 years of age, of 535 Sawmill Landing in Bath and Pamela Dawn Johnson, 43 years of age, of 15503 Hwy. 32 North in Pinetown. Alligood was charged with two counts of Possession of...
Hillary B. Clinton, the curator of the Benghazi Cover-up, now must face the proverbial music that began with much talk about that 'despicable video'.
Last night at the Washington High School Auditorium was an epiphany for me. I saw Quality Theater of the kind you would have to drive 8 hours to my Atlanta to experience, yet here it was in the corner of Little Washington (the original) in spades.
Several bills altering the makeup of local governments are working their way through the current General Assembly session, raising charges by liberal advocates and pundits that the GOP-led legislature is maneuvering to give Republicans a foothold in local governments that now are under Democratic...
Today, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) voted against HR. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, which passed the House 392-37.
For as long as I've been working in the higher education policy world, people have been talking about the prospects for a breakout for distance learning (i.e., online courses) and how that would transform higher education.
We and many other grassroots entities - have been howlin' mad about Gov. Pat's $40 million corporate welfare giveaway.
When I tell audiences that I have always been a committed Marxist, I usually get a combination of disbelieving snorts and knowing chuckles. The cleverest response goes something like this: "I can believe you've been a committed Marxist, but I can't believe they'd ever let you out!"
Jeff Zyburt's virtual reality goggles helped him experience the sensation of steering a military vehicle down a dusty road in a combat zone.
Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement on the gas tax compromise announced by House and Senate leaders today...
Last week I reported that, based on this quote, the actions of the Governor and many state legislators in pushing new corporate welfare schemes were at odds with the Republican Party Platform. I was wrong. Shortly after my newsletter went out, I received an email telling me that, in the latest...
Regardless of whether one appreciates the nuanced work of the eclectic Austin, Texas Writer /Director, one must admit that his films are at least unique in their construction, their quality.
On 3-20-2015, Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Drug Unit and Alcohol Law Enforcement Division executed a search warrant on Rodney Lamont Albritton’s residence located at 105 Anderson Place in Washington.
On March 25, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services' Division of Social Services (DSS) and the Consulate General of Mexico in Raleigh signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) that protects Mexican minors in the event they have been separated from their parents or guardians.
Dozens of Triangle-area middle- and high-schoolers and their parents could be looking for another school next year if the State Board of Education closes the Dynamic Community Charter School — a school intended to fill a void for disabled children who have not fit in at traditional public...
Last night, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) voted against H. Con. Res. 27, the Fiscal Year 2016 federal budget proposal which passed the House by a vote of 228 to 199.
Mrs. Wanda Cobb, of 657 Falconwood Drive, Grimesland, died Saturday, March 21, 2015, at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville.
Helen D. Rowe, age 82, a resident of Washington, NC passed away at her residence on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Mrs. Rowe was born in Beaufort County, NC on April 16, 1932 to the late Jesse and Catherine Dixon.
Mrs. Peggy Smith McCollum, age 67, a resident of 1204 West 5th Street, Washington, NC died Tuesday March 24, 2015.
We’ve all seen those weepy commercials about “food deserts” — geographic areas where folks apparently can’t get access to the kind of stuff you find in Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, or The Fresh Market.
It was a beautiful snow, on this 24th day of February, 2015; a snow too long in the returning to this sleepy river town.
Public school superintendents have been in the news lately, and it's not been flattering. Desperate to move on from the contentious tenure of Superintendent Katie McGee, the Brunswick County Board of Education hired Edward Pruden in 2010 at a salary of $159,400 a year. Late last year, the school...
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