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More rain, high water in store for county

More rain, high water in store for county

  A 24-hour system moving through eastern North Carolina, on top of two weeks of continual rain, has flooded many roads across the county. The ... Read more | Add your comment

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Belhaven spill resolved, county issues cleanup warnings

A fuel spill in Belhaven floodwaters has been contained. Beaufort County Emergency Management Director John Pack said the spill was reported Tuesday morning when a ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. State issues swim warning  | Add your comment
  2. Committee of 100 fosters economic growth  | Add your comment
  3. Heavy rains, flooding close area schools  | Add your comment

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Boardwalk project rejected

The proposed boardwalk under the N.C. Highway 32 bridge at Havens Gardens was derailed by the Washington City Council during its meeting last week. Mayor ... Read more | Add your comment

West Park Motor Company opens new showroom

From West Park Motor Company  West Park Motor Company is pleased to announce the opening of its brand new showroom at 4030 W. Fifth St./U.S. ... Read more | Add your comment

Local resident promoted at Edward Jones

From Edward Jones Delores Small Clark recently graduated from a trainee position to that of branch office administrator at the Chocowinity office of the financial ... Read more | Add your comment

Pinetown man joins American Angus Association

From the American Angus Association Richard Wilson, interim CEO of the American Angus Association®, announced that John Baltzell, of Pinetown, is a new member of the association. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Free breast cancer screenings available  | Add your comment
  2. MISSING MAN: Search begins for Beaufort County crabber  | Add your comment
  3. EMA: stay away from flooded areas  | Add your comment
  4. More rain, high water in store for county *updated 7:21 p.m.  | Add your comment
  5. Beaufort County Schools adjusts to 10-point grading scale  | Add your comment
  6. Rain from Hurricane Joaquin means rising water levels  | Add your comment
  7. 11th annual Alzheimer’s Walk and Education Fair  | Add your comment
  8. Organization seeks nominations for community service recognition  | Add your comment
  9. Former sheriff Alan Jordan on the mend after near-fatal accident  | Add your comment
  10. Local historic site joins nationwide celebration  | Add your comment
  11. Pets of the week: Midnight and Shady  | Add your comment
  12. BCCC Briefs: Oct. 4, 2015  | Add your comment
  13. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month  | Add your comment
  14. Local law firm announces new hire  | Add your comment
  15. Hyde County government issues mandatory evacuation of Ocracoke  | Add your comment
  16. Creating art with a sip of wine  | Add your comment
  17. RAINED OUT: Minor flooding ahead for county residents  | Add your comment
  18. FAMILY GATHERING: Church hosts homecoming, family game day  | Add your comment
  19. PHOTOS: pre-Joaquin  | Add your comment
  20. ‘Not out of the woods’ as Joaquin tracks east  | Add your comment
  21. MEMORY LANE: Alzheimer’s Walk returns to Washington  | Add your comment
  22. Joaquin brings with it a slew of schedule changes  | Add your comment
  23. Same-day registration, voting remain an option  | Add your comment
  24. Hurricane Joaquin: NWS alerts, updates  | Add your comment


Pack takes page out of Pirates’ book, applies dual-QB system

Pack takes page out of Pirates’ book, applies dual-QB system

Junior quarterback James Summers has taken the Pirate Nation by storm in recent weeks. Working alongside Blake Kemp in East Carolina’s newly instated dual-quarterback system, ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. What if someone limited you to only one gun?  | Add your comment
  2. ECU rallies to defeat Southern Methodist  | Add your comment
  3. Pirates travel to Dallas to take on Southern Methodist  | Add your comment


Rotary Minute, Sept. 27, 2015

Rotary Minute: Just another thing you didn’t know about Rotary Rotary Fun in Jamaica Every year for the past 20 years or so The Rotary ... Read more | Add your comment

Down East Seniors Club, Sept. 27, 2015

DOWN EAST SENIORS CLUB The Down East Seniors Club held its Sept. 23 meeting at the Blind Center of North Carolina in Washington. Vice President ... Read more | Add your comment

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The educational bottom line

With each year, colleges in the United States get more expensive and more competitive, placing a heavy burden on high school students looking to better ... Read more | Add your comment

Columns & Opinions

Write Again . . . It’s her favorite place

Today’s guest columnist is Sarah Lindsay Dimonekas, an eighth grader at Middlesex Middle School in Darien, ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Tap Perry

To the Editor: I am a sophomore at Arendell Parrott Academy in Kinston. I have been a student there since 8th grade and my sister ... Read more | Add your comment

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Joey Davenport Honored at Pettigrew State Park.

Joey Davenport,a volunteer at Pettigrew State Park, was  honored in a ceremony at the Park with family and friends after his passing in 2013. Davenport ... Read more | Add your comment