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Do your part to help improve broadband access

By Jim Weaver / N.C. Broadband Infrastructure Office Still cannot get high-quality, reliable, high-speed internet service at home? You are not alone. In fact, more ... Read more

7 days ago by Guest Editorialist.

A worthwhile investment

In the right hands, state-of-the-art instructional technology can go a long way toward increasing student’s academic success and engagement. The Beaufort County Schools Board of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by WDN Editorial Board.

Raising awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Month

April serves as National Child Abuse Prevention Month across the United States. With the pandemic lessening the amount of interaction outside the home, national and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by WDN Editorial Board.

Bill would shine light on closed personnel files

From Raleigh News and Observer  Senate Bill 355 — the Government Transparency Act of 2021 — would at last allow the public to see the ... Read more

1 month ago by Guest Editorialist.

Celebrate safely this Easter

As restrictions related to the pandemic are loosened, do not forget that the threat of the coronavirus is far from over.  We are approaching a ... Read more

1 month ago by WDN Editorial Board.

Reflecting on one year of the ‘new normal’

One year ago today Beaufort County recorded its first case of COVID-19. And what a year it’s been. On March 24, 2020, we were adjusting ... Read more

1 month ago by WDN Editorial Board.

An ally at the top: Sanders “gets” the East

It’s good to have friends in high places. We are proud of Machelle Sanders. More importantly, the new North Carolina Commerce Secretary is proud to ... Read more

2 months ago by WDN Editorial Board.

The dangers of ‘springing forward’ with daylight saving time

Daylight saving time is upon us. As we spring forward into a new season, make sure to set your clocks before going to bed. We ... Read more

2 months ago by WDN Editorial Board.

Expanded in-person learning opportunities are crucial for students

Every day the irreplaceable benefits of in-person learning are becoming more evident. The studies we’ve seen and the stories we’ve heard from teachers and administrators ... Read more

2 months ago by WDN Editorial Board.

Stay vigilant as restrictions loosen

It’s hard to imagine that it’s been almost a year since COVID-19 started to dominate our lives. We’ve all dealt with major disruptions and many ... Read more

2 months ago by WDN Editorial Board.

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