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County, municipalities set to receive American Rescue Plan funds

Beaufort County and its municipalities will soon receive half of their allotments from the Coronavirus State and Local ... Read more | Add your comment

Scramble on for new fuel routes after Colonial Pipeline hack

RALEIGH (AP) — State and federal officials are scrambling to find alternate routes to deliver gasoline in the ... Read more | Add your comment

County evaluates effects of pandemic, looks to future

The Beaufort County Commissioners last week got a glimpse of how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the local ... Read more | Add your comment

Council appoints new member to board

BELHAVEN – The Board of Aldermen appointed a new member to fill the vacant West End Alderman position ... Read more | Add your comment

Sports

County coach and players earn postseason honors

Northside’s Keith Boyd is the Eastern North Carolina Football Coaches Association’s 1A/2A All-Area Coach of the Year and five county players were selected to the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Steve Barnes.

News

Scramble on for new fuel routes after Colonial Pipeline hack

RALEIGH (AP) — State and federal officials are scrambling to find alternate routes to deliver gasoline in the Southeast U.S. after a hack of the ... Read more | Add your comment

by The Associated Press.

Beaufort County

Red wolves released in eastern N.C.

From the Southern Environmental Law Center Red wolf captive breeding facilities today announced the release of four rare red wolves into eastern North Carolina after ... Read more

by The Daily News, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:04 pm

News

Local auxiliarist to speak at national workshop

From the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary – Diversity & Inclusion The U.S. Coast Guard Diversity and Inclusion Directorate will host a special meeting featuring guest ... Read more

by The Daily News, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 4:36 pm

Northside Panthers

County coach and players earn post-season honors

Northside’s Keith Boyd is the Eastern North Carolina Football Coaches Association’s 1A/2A All-Area Coach of the Year and five county players were selected to the ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 4:34 pm

Columns

Write Again…The way we speak and write

Highly interesting. Riveting. A “must read.” Engrossing. Timely. Perceptive. Witty. Entertaining. Memorable…and much more. All of the above does not – does not – describe ... Read more

by Bartow Houston, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 12:19 pm

Health

Health-A-Thon is Saturday at BCCC

A wide-ranging and cost-free health fair organized and supported by local church, healthcare and business groups will be held this Saturday from 9 a.m. to ... Read more

by Karen Thiel, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 5:41 pm

Sports

Hambric signs with Falcons

Jaden Hambric has fulfilled his dream of earning an opportunity to play college football. The Washington High School standout running back chose Saint Augustine’s College ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 1:56 pm

Pungo Raiders

State meets wrap up high school golf season

The Pungo Christian Academy boys golf team finished fourth and senior Caeden Lyons tied for third in the NCISAA state meet Monday at the Bryan ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 1:54 pm

Hurricane Stories

State insurance commissioner urges storm preparedness

In recognition of Hurricane Preparedness Week, which runs May 9-15, North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey urges families to prepare now for hurricane season and ... Read more

by N.C. Department of Insurance, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 1:38 pm

News

Property owner files lawsuit against City of Washington

Steve Fuchs has filed a lawsuit against the City of Washington, claiming that City Council denied him due process and equal protection of the law ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 1:24 pm

Hyde County

Cooperative Extension offers freezer jam classes

From the Hyde County Cooperative Extension  The Hyde County Cooperative Extension office will be offering a freezer jam class at two different times on May ... Read more

by The Daily News, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:22 pm

Hyde County

Swan Quarter VFD to host benefit for Harris family

The Swan Quarter Volunteer Fire Department will host a fundraiser lunch and raffle drawing to benefit Bud and Arleen Harris and their family.  The lunch, ... Read more

by Chelsea Hofmann, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:01 pm

Beaufort County

Red Cross in urgent need of blood donors

The American Red Cross of Eastern North Carolina is encouraging residents of Beaufort County to donate blood to compensate for the lack of donors during ... Read more

by American Red Cross, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 10:52 am

News

Washington City Council moves toward four-year terms

The Washington City Council took its first step Monday toward extending the term length for its members from two years to four. During its May ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Monday, May 10, 2021 10:19 pm

News

Gov. Cooper issues state of emergency after Colonial Pipeline cyberattack

RALEIGH — In response to the temporary shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline, Gov. Roy Cooper today signed an Executive Order declaring a state of emergency ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, May 10, 2021 8:44 pm

Northside Panthers

A season like no other ends in Raleigh

Tears flowed freely on the Panthers side of Carter-Finley Stadium and in the stands behind them Saturday afternoon in Raleigh. Tears of disappointment that the ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Monday, May 10, 2021 5:17 pm

Sports

Swinson to play in East-West All-Star football game

Washington High School offensive tackle Ben Swinson will suit up for the East All-Stars against the best from the West, Wednesday, July 21 at Grimsley ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Monday, May 10, 2021 5:15 pm

Beaufort County

Donation drive collects for local food pantries

PC Sound Music Store in Washington recently held their annual Food for Strings donation drive. During the week of April 24 through May 1, 26 ... Read more

by The Daily News, Monday, May 10, 2021 4:41 pm

Beaufort County

Haunted Pamlico seeks film festival entries; photo contest submissions

It’s spring. And daffodils aren’t the only things coming up.  Haunted Pamlico is currently seeking entries for the third-annual Carnival of Darkness film festival and ... Read more

by Chelsea Hofmann, Monday, May 10, 2021 4:35 pm

News

Pipeline hit by cyberattack could be back by week’s end

WASHINGTON D.C. (AP) — The operator of a major U.S. pipeline hit by a cyberattack said Monday it hopes to have service mostly restored by ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, May 10, 2021 4:02 pm

Beaufort County

BCCC Advising Center opens on May 17

Beaufort County Community College will offer in-person advising for new and returning students in the Advising Center starting May 17 in Building 9, Room 937. ... Read more

by Beaufort County Community College, Monday, May 10, 2021 3:42 pm

Columns

Music on Main Street-great idea

I want to publicly thank whoever who came up with the idea to put speakers on the street light poles on Main Street which play all genres of music continually. ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Monday, May 10, 2021 1:34 pm

Education

‘Last hurrah’: 2020 college grads finally get ceremonies

WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — After she was picked as commencement speaker for fellow 2020 graduates at Otterbein University, Katie Exline considered focusing her speech on ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, May 10, 2021 1:31 pm

Education

Mattamuskeet Early College High School releases third quarter honor roll

The following students from Mattamuskeet Early College High School have made the A and A/B honor roll for the third quarter of the 2020-2021 school ... Read more

by Hyde County Government, Monday, May 10, 2021 1:30 pm

Education

Mattamuskeet Elementary releases third quarter honor roll

The following students from Mattamuskeet Elementary School have made the A and A/B honor roll for the third quarter of the 2020-2021 school year.  A ... Read more

by Hyde County Government, Monday, May 10, 2021 1:23 pm

Columns

Health Beat: How to prioritize your mental health

By JaNell Octigan | Beaufort County Health Department We typically think of health in regards to the food we eat or how physically active we ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, May 10, 2021 10:27 am