All I Want for Christmas is a Cherry Red Tricycle

Saturday morning I found myself in Downtown Beaufort wearing a tutu and a sequined Santa hat while sitting on a cherry red...

A Travel Poem

From the East CoastFlying west after sunsetI could see daylightAt the far horizonIt began to slip awayAs our busy livesOften seem...

Bottoms’ Resignation is a Big Loss for Carteret County

To the Editor: Many moons ago I taught with Mat Bottoms at West Carteret High School when he served...

Politics over education is hurting Carteret County students

The following is from a Nov. 26 Facebook post by Katie Statler in response to the resignation of Carteret County Public Schools...

Recycling Isn’t in Trouble; It’s Changing for the Better

The Town of Beaufort is participating in the Recycle More NC information campaign, which runs through Nov. 15.

Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote

To the Editor: August 18, 2020, marks the 100th year anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. What...

Positive Changes to a Trashy Problem

To the Editor: My husband returned last week from a trip to our Davis Convenience Site raving about the...

Dorian Debris: Why Are Things Different This Time Around?

"When will the county be picking up debris?" I've run into the question dozens of times since Hurricane Dorian...

Editorial: Conservative Forecasts Can Give False Sense of Security

This is an opinion piece by someone who is only an amateur meteorologist. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is...

We’re All Stakeholders in Ending Gun Violence

”What we need in the United States is not division; what we need in the United States is not hatred; what...

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College to Celebrate French Culinary Exchange Program with Dinners

Carteret Community College will celebrate its French foreign-exchange program during the Escoffier dinner series in January, February and March at the Crystal...