CHAMBER BANQUET: Russell’s Men’s Shop was awarded Small Business of the Year at Thursday’s annual Chamber banquet. There representing the downtown Washington shop were (from left) Bryon and Ronda Lyons and Russell and Denice Smith. Others recognized at the event were Business of the Year Potash Corp-Aurora; Community Leader of the Year Penny Sermons; Entrepreneur of the Year B. Selden Taylor and E. Bryan Stocks of Stocks and Taylor Construction; Nonprofit of the Year North Carolina Estuarium; and Ambassadors of the Year Alma Friedman and Cecilia Prokos.

Archived Story

Chamber Awards

Published 9:34pm Friday, February 1, 2013

Editor's Picks

All politics is local

Although there is no presidential election, gubernatorial or state legislature elections this year, it is important that voters in the municipal elections this fall go ... Read more

In want of a dollar sign

One thing eastern North Carolinians never get tired of is a barbecue fundraiser. They especially never tire of them when those barbecue fundraisers are held ... Read more

Past time to fill vacancy

Back in the 1770s, a group of people expressed concern over taxation without representation. Today, some people are concerned about representation — make that full ... Read more