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I am not a veteran. I only have the greatest respect for those who have served, unsurpassed by all professions that keep America safe and strong.
I am not a veteran. I only have the greatest respect for those who have served, unsurpassed by all professions that keep America safe and strong.
 
Finding the strength to say goodbye,
 
Kenneth Carroll Womble, 89, of Raleigh, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 26, 2018, at home, with family by his side.
Kenneth Carroll Womble, 89, of Raleigh, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 26, 2018, at home, with family by his side.
 
Now for the resolutions ... on second thought, forget the resolutions, and rather ...
Now for the resolutions ... on second thought, forget the resolutions, and rather ...
 
Here in northeastern North Carolina, we will have nearly 90 percent of a full solar eclipse, but it may be cloudy, and, then again, maybe not.
Here in northeastern North Carolina, we will have nearly 90 percent of a full solar eclipse, but it may be cloudy, and, then again, maybe not.
 
Beaufort County NOW, its massive wonderment stuck on a server far away from the personal horror that Hurricane Matthew hath wrought, will remain viable, a testament to our steadfast will to exist; however, my publishing duties will be spare.
Beaufort County NOW, its massive wonderment stuck on a server far away from the personal horror that Hurricane Matthew hath wrought, will remain viable, a testament to our steadfast will to exist; however, my publishing duties will be spare.
 
Early this morning the ravages of cancer upon the corporal person of our loving friend Kelly Loughlin are dead, but the ebullient spirit of Kelly Loughlin lives and will thrive in a better place, a place, we should all aspire to visit and remain.
Early this morning the ravages of cancer upon the corporal person of our loving friend Kelly Loughlin are dead, but the ebullient spirit of Kelly Loughlin lives and will thrive in a better place, a place, we should all aspire to visit and remain.
 
My favorite professional football team, the Carolina Panthers, have just defeated the Arizona Cardinals 49 to 15, and will be headed to the 50th Super Bowl.
My favorite professional football team, the Carolina Panthers, have just defeated the Arizona Cardinals 49 to 15, and will be headed to the 50th Super Bowl.
 
A while back, I had a series on Beaufort County Now about teachers that made an impact on my life. Some bosses also had an impact.
A while back, I had a series on Beaufort County Now about teachers that made an impact on my life. Some bosses also had an impact.
 
Sometimes it just takes a womanís touch.
Sometimes it just takes a womanís touch.
 
Embarrassing yourself in front of the girls at the local swimming pool will destroy your cool.
Embarrassing yourself in front of the girls at the local swimming pool will destroy your cool.
 
Bobby Tony proves that multitasking is possible when dealing with the Reverend.
Bobby Tony proves that multitasking is possible when dealing with the Reverend.
 
Forty-Six years ago 11 were killed at a local Georgia dragstrip. I was there.
 
The price of great love is real grief. I had a full blown experience in 1992 when my beloved father died from liver cancer.
The price of great love is real grief. I had a full blown experience in 1992 when my beloved father died from liver cancer.
 
In my 40 years as an industrial sales engineer, I have been in almost every kind of manufacturing plant possible from Waste Stuff to. Shineola.
In my 40 years as an industrial sales engineer, I have been in almost every kind of manufacturing plant possible from Waste Stuff to. Shineola.
 
I got a chance to ride the rails with mom before planes and cars took over traveling
I got a chance to ride the rails with mom before planes and cars took over traveling
 
No matter how tough you think you are, something can whip you.
No matter how tough you think you are, something can whip you.
 
Raising spring onions and eating them fresh from the garden
Raising spring onions and eating them fresh from the garden
 
One of my old acquaintances from my previous years at William A. Bass High School in Atlanta was Jeryl Hensley.
One of my old acquaintances from my previous years at William A. Bass High School in Atlanta was Jeryl Hensley.
 
If you donít have enough money maybe you can make a trade
If you donít have enough money maybe you can make a trade
 
No matter what you call it; discipline is always a good thing.
No matter what you call it; discipline is always a good thing.
 
Sometimes the least words carry the most meaning.
 
If you have to spend time in the doghouse, you might at least make it a more bearable experience.
If you have to spend time in the doghouse, you might at least make it a more bearable experience.
 
It takes more than money to be rich.
 
A description of a kid's first job and first time filing taxes.
A description of a kid's first job and first time filing taxes.
 
I do not have pets like many of my friends. Long ago, I owned hunting dogs that lived outside. Cats lived in the barn with their mice.
I do not have pets like many of my friends. Long ago, I owned hunting dogs that lived outside. Cats lived in the barn with their mice.
 
Grand kid watching is easier than bird watching.
Grand kid watching is easier than bird watching.
 
My brother plays Jerry Lee Lewis. May 8, 2015 is my brothers 75 birthday.
 
One of our Clarkston High School cheerleaders has left us due to a severe stroke and God's healing powers. . . We all grieve her loss / have fond memories of her smile and good cheer / her daughter puts it this way.
One of our Clarkston High School cheerleaders has left us due to a severe stroke and God's healing powers. . . We all grieve her loss / have fond memories of her smile and good cheer / her daughter puts it this way.
 
It was a lovely September day and we were working on a big pine tree in Tarboro. It had to be dropped just right and gently to prevent yard damage to an elegant front yard in a nice neighborhood of that lovely town in Edgecombe County.
It was a lovely September day and we were working on a big pine tree in Tarboro. It had to be dropped just right and gently to prevent yard damage to an elegant front yard in a nice neighborhood of that lovely town in Edgecombe County.
 
I am now age 68. Since I was age 30, I have suffered from a chronic prostate. It is a direct result of stress and dealing with a small town Baptist church in the beginning!
I am now age 68. Since I was age 30, I have suffered from a chronic prostate. It is a direct result of stress and dealing with a small town Baptist church in the beginning!
 
The unavoidable outcome is that much that I wanted and needed to do this week did not get done, and Beaufort County NOW did suffer, except for the traffic - it was remarkably decent this week.
The unavoidable outcome is that much that I wanted and needed to do this week did not get done, and Beaufort County NOW did suffer, except for the traffic - it was remarkably decent this week.
 
Red Sox baseball has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. It was introduced to me by my father at my first game in 1973.
Red Sox baseball has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. It was introduced to me by my father at my first game in 1973.
 
What may be worse is that good men have no reason to exist without them. No reason at all: From conception until that dark void of eternal salvation or damned oblivion, good men need the nurturing emotional salve of that rare good women.
What may be worse is that good men have no reason to exist without them. No reason at all: From conception until that dark void of eternal salvation or damned oblivion, good men need the nurturing emotional salve of that rare good women.
 
Recently, at the new Wal-Mart in Greenville this reporter observed an interesting situation. I approached a parking space I observed a lady who was in obvious distress.
Recently, at the new Wal-Mart in Greenville this reporter observed an interesting situation. I approached a parking space I observed a lady who was in obvious distress.
 
Thirty-four years ago today, this young man took a giant step toward improving his prospects for a good and purposeful life: I married Lynn Womble.
Thirty-four years ago today, this young man took a giant step toward improving his prospects for a good and purposeful life: I married Lynn Womble.
 
No she is not my mother, but she is the mother of my four children, and takes fine care of me, so a huge thank-you to the mother that keeps the Deatherage's held fast.
No she is not my mother, but she is the mother of my four children, and takes fine care of me, so a huge thank-you to the mother that keeps the Deatherage's held fast.
 
I know there are many wonderful mothers residing in this region, however, my personal best is my wife, Lynn, and for good reason.
I know there are many wonderful mothers residing in this region, however, my personal best is my wife, Lynn, and for good reason.
 
Southside High School Senior died in a car accident in Beaufort County Wednesday, January 5, 2011.
 
Now how could such a loving caring cat be just a cat?!
Now how could such a loving caring cat be just a cat?!
 
A Poem about being a Silly Dilly
A Poem about being a Silly Dilly
 
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