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Birds are everywhere this time of year

It’s Peak Week in eastern North Carolina, just about the time for seeing and hearing the maximum number of spring migrants and breeding-season bird species. Why ... Read more

16 hours ago by Betsy Kane.

Write Again…Listening for those bells

“There’s a land beyond the river, that we call the sweet forever, and we only reach that shore by faith’s decree.” So begins the wonderful ... Read more

1 day ago by Bartow Houston.

Write Again…Amazing mystery of memory

How the mind, and especially the memory work, is an amazing thing. I have neither the education nor the intellect to really understand the how ... Read more

1 week ago by Bartow Houston.

Remembering old landmarks

Milt and I enjoy taking walks in the morning. Sometimes we go seven to 10 miles around town. One of my favorite parts is remembering old ... Read more

1 week ago by Leesa Jones.

Volunteering and building community connections

Over the past year, while navigating the unchartered waters of a global pandemic, we here at Vidant Beaufort have discovered the importance of community and ... Read more

1 week ago by Vidant Beaufort Hospital.

Migrant birds arrivals evokes memories of excellent aunts

Two interesting flycatcher species are among the migrants that have returned to our area this week. The Great Crested Flycatcher has a familiar call heard in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Betsy Kane.

Write Again…They were young and hopeful

In perusing old newspaper clippings when I was preparing to write about the Tulip Festivals, I ran across a single column piece titled “Seniors Selected ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Bartow Houston.

Celebrating a special birthday

I want to extend a very special thank you for the wonderful response to last week’s column about Washington native and civil rights leader Sarah ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Leesa Jones.

Health Beat: A record-setting year for saving lives

April has been designated National Donate Life Month (NDLM) since 2003.  April features an entire month of activities to help encourage Americans to register as ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Vidant Health.

Write Again…A journey still remembered

On Thanksgiving Day in 1959, we enjoyed a really splendid meal, as good as any one might have had if he were home.   We weren’t ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Bartow Houston.

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