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Throughout all the NOW's, of previously published writers, or in our opinion, should be, the bar is set high; however, we believe everyone should be heard ... if they qualify.

This is what Beaufort County NOW is mostly about, whether one is from eastern North Carolina or far, far away.

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Veterans Day is a festive celebration by those who returned, married, had kids, worked and retired. We are the one who have reunions and share photos and stories.
Veterans Day is a festive celebration by those who returned, married, had kids, worked and retired. We are the one who have reunions and share photos and stories.
 
The Suburbs are relatively safe so carrying 'Better than Nothing' might work.
The Suburbs are relatively safe so carrying 'Better than Nothing' might work.
 
Many active senior resorts have meet-and-greet lunches (before the Virus) and perhaps former meetings left you wandering around looking for conversation.
Many active senior resorts have meet-and-greet lunches (before the Virus) and perhaps former meetings left you wandering around looking for conversation.
 
On and on, I can compare the present to the past and attempt future predictions.
On and on, I can compare the present to the past and attempt future predictions.
 
I posted an article about how my dad reacted to the September 1, 2001 attack. He was 93 years old then.
I posted an article about how my dad reacted to the September 1, 2001 attack. He was 93 years old then.
 
This book presents a system appearing organized and fair. We all know the process is messy and full of human error.
This book presents a system appearing organized and fair. We all know the process is messy and full of human error.
 
The story began with a Highway Patrol husband-wife team chasing Rodney King and two buddies at 110 miles an hour on the Los Angeles freeway and ended with South Central L.A. on fire.
The story began with a Highway Patrol husband-wife team chasing Rodney King and two buddies at 110 miles an hour on the Los Angeles freeway and ended with South Central L.A. on fire.
 
There is no such thing as an unarmed criminal.
 
Dennis (Professor School of Criminal Justice Michigan State) provides a detailed review of 52 actual cases litigated against the police.
Dennis (Professor School of Criminal Justice Michigan State) provides a detailed review of 52 actual cases litigated against the police.
 
There is nothing new about discrimination and reverse discrimination in large Metros but this may be the worst case in history.
There is nothing new about discrimination and reverse discrimination in large Metros but this may be the worst case in history.
 
Soon after becoming a LAPD police officer, David killed a man to save his partner's life.
Soon after becoming a LAPD police officer, David killed a man to save his partner's life.
 
This video answered most questions and I ordered several books by the police psychologist mentioned.
This video answered most questions and I ordered several books by the police psychologist mentioned.
 
Why not learn from the best?
 
Crimes against children produce the most stress.
Crimes against children produce the most stress.
 
It may be time for lawyers defending police to learn from the famous MeToo and Civil Rights folks.
It may be time for lawyers defending police to learn from the famous MeToo and Civil Rights folks.
 
Winning lawyers know how to tell an Emotional story that COULD have happened to the injured civilian.
Winning lawyers know how to tell an Emotional story that COULD have happened to the injured civilian.
 
After skimming 531 pages of police psychological studies, I realize most officer shooting are analyzed by somebody somewhere.
After skimming 531 pages of police psychological studies, I realize most officer shooting are analyzed by somebody somewhere.
 
March 22, 2018 Officer Cameron Brewer shot an unarmed man at a busy intersection. August 8, 2019, he was found not guilty.
March 22, 2018 Officer Cameron Brewer shot an unarmed man at a busy intersection. August 8, 2019, he was found not guilty.
 
Good information but the details require more research.
Good information but the details require more research.
 
There comes a time after retirement when health and wealth become stagnate. This is the 4th quarter; maybe the 2 minute warning.
There comes a time after retirement when health and wealth become stagnate. This is the 4th quarter; maybe the 2 minute warning.
 
I always set high goals for my New Year Resolutions
I always set high goals for my New Year Resolutions
 
A heart warming story about Ann Margret and her Vietnam gentlemen.
 
Back before everything became overly commercial, Thanksgiving was the unofficial kick off for the Christmas Season.
 
A RG was used in the failed President Reagan assignation. Soon after, a lawsuit against the manufacturer was filed then dropped.
A RG was used in the failed President Reagan assignation. Soon after, a lawsuit against the manufacturer was filed then dropped.
 
Sometimes my Photo/Memo style provides inspiration for lengthy comments too detailed for the BCN comment section. I consider these guys as Staff needing a Comment safe-space.
Sometimes my Photo/Memo style provides inspiration for lengthy comments too detailed for the BCN comment section. I consider these guys as Staff needing a Comment safe-space.
 
Freedom of speech affects small crowds. Freedom of the press is worldwide. Maybe these lawsuits will someday protect the average guy.
Freedom of speech affects small crowds. Freedom of the press is worldwide. Maybe these lawsuits will someday protect the average guy.
 
If my laptop research is correct, each Congressman has a $940,000 budget to hire 18 full time staffers.
If my laptop research is correct, each Congressman has a $940,000 budget to hire 18 full time staffers.
 
Modern social media is beyond my understanding but if the video is correct, I am easily fooled.
Modern social media is beyond my understanding but if the video is correct, I am easily fooled.
 
In choosing a career, my grandkids need to know their natural skills and their academic skills...anything to get a competitive edge.
In choosing a career, my grandkids need to know their natural skills and their academic skills...anything to get a competitive edge.
 
Our murder with guns statistics are only slightly worse than Mexico, so I researched their gun laws. Forget about Canada. Why are they safe? That is different story.
Our murder with guns statistics are only slightly worse than Mexico, so I researched their gun laws. Forget about Canada. Why are they safe? That is different story.
 
I modified the Police Academy Qualifications for 70-year-old VN Vets at an indoor range. First, no time limits and second, hit the target anywhere. Third, bathroom breaks are okay.
I modified the Police Academy Qualifications for 70-year-old VN Vets at an indoor range. First, no time limits and second, hit the target anywhere. Third, bathroom breaks are okay.
 
Texas and other States allow the sale of inspected feral hog meat. Many food banks welcome donations.
Texas and other States allow the sale of inspected feral hog meat. Many food banks welcome donations.
 
Having a carbine and a handgun chambered in the same caliber is an old tradition
Having a carbine and a handgun chambered in the same caliber is an old tradition
 
Certain folks in certain zip codes commit 48% of crimes with guns.
Certain folks in certain zip codes commit 48% of crimes with guns.
 
The wind is calling me; The rain cries out my name
The wind is calling me; The rain cries out my name
 
Rumor has it that Georgia fox hunters imported coyotes for year-round hunts with their dogs.
Rumor has it that Georgia fox hunters imported coyotes for year-round hunts with their dogs.
 
I modified the Police Academy Qualifications for a minimum Concealed Carry Permit test. Georgia has no test requirements for Concealed Carry permits. No permit is required to buy a gun.
I modified the Police Academy Qualifications for a minimum Concealed Carry Permit test. Georgia has no test requirements for Concealed Carry permits. No permit is required to buy a gun.
 
The good news...75% of gunshot wounds are not fatal; bad news...police are not required to offer medical assistance; doctors are seldom by-standers.
The good news...75% of gunshot wounds are not fatal; bad news...police are not required to offer medical assistance; doctors are seldom by-standers.
 
The Hog Hunting Video explores some questions and motivations for buying AR-15s. Moving targets need semi-auto rifles especially feral hogs. YouTube has great training videos to select the correct caliber for coyotes, squirrels, pigs, goats, and deer.
The Hog Hunting Video explores some questions and motivations for buying AR-15s. Moving targets need semi-auto rifles especially feral hogs. YouTube has great training videos to select the correct caliber for coyotes, squirrels, pigs, goats, and deer.
 
The British Media apologized and rewarded the Professor with a large financial settlement.
The British Media apologized and rewarded the Professor with a large financial settlement.
 
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