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Area lawmakers  seek to protect,  improve industry

Area lawmakers seek to protect, improve industry

  Commercial fishing is a huge industry in coastal North Carolina, and easy access to and from the Atlantic Ocean, Pamlico Sound and Albemarle Sound ... Read more

First South Bancorp appoints new board members

First South Bancorp appoints new board members

From First South Bank First South Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSBK), the parent holding company of First South Bank has announced the appointment and election, respectively, ... Read more

Unemployment benefits in county decrease

For the most part, the amount of unemployment insurance benefits (all programs paid to eligible Beaufort County residents has decreased in the past 14 months. ... Read more

TEAM TURNAGE: Turnage gains support from local business community

A group of businesses in Beaufort County are banding together to generate awareness and support for the Turnage Theater and have pledged to donate a ... Read more

Jobless rate dips

Beaufort County’s unemployment rate decreased slightly from January to February, according to the N.C. Department of Commerce’s Labor and Economic Analysis Division. The county’s January ... Read more