FESTIVE FRIDAYS: Downtown Washington businesses embrace holiday season

FESTIVE FRIDAYS: Downtown Washington businesses embrace holiday season

Businesses in downtown Washington are spreading a little Christmas cheer with a second year of Festive Fridays. As part of the occasion promoted by the ... Read more | Add your comment

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Book clubs get together for giving

  Area book clubs are banding together again this year to host a drive for Beaufort County’s Toys for Tots program. The Tea and Topics ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Man dies after Pinetown accident  | Add your comment
  2. WDN announces publication, delivery changes  | Add your comment
  3. LEARNING CURVE: Washington native set to open The Premier Sports Academy  | Add your comment

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Engine switch: Council OKs funding for different fire truck

Washington’s City Council, during its Nov. 23 meeting, authorized spending $448,995 on an in-stock/demonstration 2015 Pierce fire engine from Atlantic Emergency Solutions. Earlier this year, ... Read more | Add your comment

Clinic saves city money

Washington will spend $12,480 on a city employees wellness clinic for six months. The City Council authorized the expenditure during its Nov. 23 meeting. The ... Read more | Add your comment

Commission also scheduled to discuss masonry guidelines

Commission also scheduled to discuss masonry guidelines

  Washington’s Historic Preservation Commission, during its meeting Tuesday night, is scheduled to discuss Patricia Lewis’ request to install a 6-foot-high privacy fence in the ... Read more | Add your comment

Local Kiwanis club plans a merry Christmas

Local Kiwanis club plans a merry Christmas

  It’s going to be the merriest of Christmases if the members of the Washington Kiwanis Club have anything to say about it. The club ... Read more | Add your comment

Northside, Early College, Ed Tech present improvement plans

Three more Beaufort County schools presented updates and improvement plans to the Board of Education at Monday’s meeting. Charles Clark, principal at Northside High School, ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. PETS OF THE WEEK, Nov. 29, 2015  | Add your comment
  2. TACKLING LITERACY: Organization promotes reading, writing  | Add your comment
  3. BCCC Briefs, Nov. 29, 2015  | Add your comment
  4. Decking the halls: Blind Center ready for Christmas festivities  | Add your comment
  5. First Baptist Church hosts training sessions for Swaziland natives  | Add your comment
  6. Retailers embrace busy Thanksgiving weekend  | Add your comment
  7. City gets EMS update  | Add your comment
  8. Mayor honors Washington volunteer  | Add your comment
  9. Filing period opens on Tuesday  | Add your comment
  10. 30th annual Lights of Love tree lighting ceremony to be held Dec. 1  | Add your comment
  11. Chocowinity Primary students recognized for courage  | Add your comment
  12. Suspect arrested in Washington shooting  | Add your comment
  13. Robotics program finishes 2nd year strong  | Add your comment
  14. Baby blanket donations  | Add your comment
  15. Chocowinity Christmas parade 2015  | Add your comment
  16. WINTER WELCOME: Christmas Tour of Homes a holiday tradition  | Add your comment
  17. Bath tree-lighting ceremony slated for Friday night  | Add your comment
  18. Eagle’s Wings brings compassion to the table  | Add your comment
  19. Speakers ask council to release funds for wayfinding program  | Add your comment
  20. Three charged with possession, manufacture of meth  | Add your comment
  21. HeARTS for EVERY HOME: Arts of the Pamlico holds unique clothing drive  | Add your comment
  22. Park hosts a ‘hike through history’  | Add your comment
  23. Shelter receives gift of 7 turkeys  | Add your comment
  24. Fence decision delayed  | Add your comment


Washington focuses on fundamentals

Washington focuses on fundamentals

Things didn’t go as expected in Washington’s season opener. Northern Nash scooted past the Pam Pack, 69-68, thanks to a three pointer with less than ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Future murky for Kemp, Summers  | Add your comment
  2. Cincinnati beats Pirates on late field goal  | Add your comment
  3. Pirates take one on four-game road swing  | Add your comment


Down East Seniors Club

DOWN EAST SENIORS CLUB The Down East Seniors Club held its Oct. 28 meeting at the Blind Center of North Carolina in Washington. President Stewart ... Read more | Add your comment

Washington senior selected to compete in national program

Washington senior selected to compete in national program

From the Distinguished Young Women Program Mary Claire Brewer of Washington was selected at the Distinguished Young Women At-Large Program, on Saturday, Oct. 17, to ... Read more | Add your comment

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A lump of coal for the holidays

On Black Friday, many holiday shoppers braved malls and chain stores in an attempt to get great deals on Christmas gifts. On “Cyber Monday,” many ... Read more | Add your comment

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Write Again . . . Gleaned over the years

Through the years — the many years — among the things I have collected, saved, are ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Free market may not solve all problems

To the Editor, Warren Smith’s recent Letter To the Editor advocates total abandonment of the minimum wage. He argues that the “free market economy” alone ... Read more | Add your comment

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