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Coastal Ride pushed back to November

The 19th annual Cycle N.C. Coastal Ride has been pushed back from April to November in light of ... Read more | Add your comment

Gun permits and sales increase

The number of permits issued to purchase handguns and carry concealed handguns in Beaufort County more than doubled ... Read more | Add your comment

Panthers top Seahawks at Southside

Veteran observers are trained to expect the unexpected when old rivals clash. Southside hosted Northside Friday night and ... Read more | Add your comment

Social workers address needs of BCS students, families

Starr Odom’s first year as a social worker with Beaufort County Schools has been anything but ordinary. Amid ... Read more | Add your comment

Coronavirus

Fully vaccinated people can gather without masks, CDC says

NEW YORK (AP) — Fully vaccinated Americans can gather with other vaccinated people indoors without wearing a mask or social distancing, according to long-awaited guidance ... Read more | Add your comment

by The Associated Press.

Galleries

Photos: Southside-Northside football

See a photo you like? Click HERE to purchase prints and digital downloads. Read more | Add your comment

by Ashley Vansant.

Belhaven

Belhaven Police Department: Feb. 27-March 5, 2021

The following incidents were reported to or investigated by the Belhaven Police Department during the period of Feb. 27-March 5, 2021. March 2 Assault on ... Read more

by The Daily News, Monday, March 8, 2021 3:32 pm

Police Reports

Washington Police Department: Feb. 22-28, 2021

The following incidents were reported to and investigated by the Washington Police Department during the period of Feb. 22-28, 2021. Feb. 22 Wreck/property damage at ... Read more

by The Daily News, Monday, March 8, 2021 3:29 pm

History

Hyde County seeks recognition for historic landmark

Hyde County’s Davis High Ventures Corporation (DHVC) has been notified by the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) of the North Carolina Department of Natural and ... Read more

by Hyde County Government, Monday, March 8, 2021 2:54 pm

Columns

Health Beat: Identifying warts and porokeratosis

By Ainsley Roberson Rusevlyan It is common for the undersides of our feet to suffer from warts. These are called plantar warts and are caused ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Sunday, March 7, 2021 9:00 pm

Sports

‘It’s one of the best things ever’: Pam Pack’s football season is finally underway

The Washington High football team waited a long time for Friday night’s game at North Lenoir. “468 days of hell,” Pam Pack head coach Perry ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Saturday, March 6, 2021 8:08 pm

Sports

Washington defeats North Lenoir in season opener

LA GRANGE — In its first game since November 2019, the Washington High football team made big plays in all three facets — offense, defense ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Saturday, March 6, 2021 2:30 am

Southside Seahawks

Seahawks teammates commit to play college football

Southside’s Davion Carter and Hundley Stallings know where they will be playing next year on the eve of their senior season’s delayed kickoff. Carter (6’0, ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Friday, March 5, 2021 10:54 pm

Columns

Welcoming back spring birds

Ospreys are back!  Pairs and individuals have been seen this past week in Broad Creek at Pamlico Plantation, over the Pamlico River at the Washington ... Read more

by Betsy Kane, Friday, March 5, 2021 10:48 pm

Beaufort County

Community unity adding up for local middle school students

Beaufort County community groups and area college students are lining up to help local middle school students who have struggled more than usual with their ... Read more

by Karen Thiel, Friday, March 5, 2021 6:08 pm

Agriculture

Consumer alert: aquarium moss balls may contain invasive species

RALEIGH – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is warning anyone who has recently purchased aquarium moss balls that they may contain an invasive species of ... Read more

by N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, Friday, March 5, 2021 4:19 pm

Columns

Choose your snacks wisely

It is time to make some savory treats that are not loaded with empty calories but are packed with healthy nutrition.  One of my favorite ... Read more

by Louise L. Hinsley, Friday, March 5, 2021 4:15 pm

Beaufort County

Arrest made in drug bust on school property

On Feb. 25, investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office drug unit arrested Rumeal Peele, 26, of 240 E. Old County Road in Belhaven.  Peele ... Read more

by Beaufort County Sheriff's Office, Friday, March 5, 2021 11:12 am

News

Washington property owner making third attempt at rezoning request

For the third time, Steve Fuchs is seeking the rezoning of his 4.98-acre property located just northeast of the intersection of Brick Kiln and Whootentown ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:11 pm

Beaufort County

Courts return to normal operating hours

All Beaufort County courts and court offices will return to normal operating hours as of March 3 according to county judicial officials. Courts and court ... Read more

by Chelsea Hofmann, Thursday, March 4, 2021 5:32 pm

Home & Real Estate

Historic building serves as rental for travelers

“I just love this little place,” current owner Mary Anne Foy said. “It’s really a magical building.”  The building, which now functions as a short ... Read more

by Chelsea Hofmann, Thursday, March 4, 2021 5:29 pm

Sports

Locals place in state-wide youth swim meet

Three Washington youth swimmers from the East Carolina Aquatics Gators placed in a state-wide meet in Cary last weekend. 10-year old Miller Tyson, 12-year old ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Thursday, March 4, 2021 1:45 pm

Agriculture

Why the extension uses research-based information

Everyone once in a while, I get a little too big for my britches and think I can answer a question without looking up the ... Read more

by Beaufort County Cooperative Extension, Thursday, March 4, 2021 12:00 pm

Sports

High Five: Washington football player is ready to go

We asked area athletes five questions so you can get to know them a little better. Today’s guest is Washington High School football senior Knowledge ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:01 am

Pamlico Life

Warm hearts on a cold night fire up Old Ford’s “Back Draft BBQ Blaze”

This was not a drill. More than two dozen members of Old Ford volunteer fire department — and their family members — kept the fires ... Read more

by Karen Thiel, Thursday, March 4, 2021 8:49 am

Beaufort County

County partners with RiverStreet to expand broadband internet access

In October 2020, Beaufort County published a request for proposals (RFP) seeking a partner to help expand broadband internet services to unserved and underserved areas ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 10:12 pm

Beaufort County

Recommendations address concerns about local EMS operations

With a 4-3 vote, The Beaufort County Commissioners on Monday approved a set of three recommendations from the Emergency Medical Services System Oversight Committee, all ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 7:29 pm

Beaufort County

Two arrested in drug bust

On Feb. 19, investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office drug unit arrested Tremal Keys, 33, of 13017 Hwy. 33 in Blounts Creek and Andrew ... Read more

by Beaufort County Sheriff's Office, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 6:00 pm

Education

New guidance says schools should offer in-person classes ‘to the fullest extent possible’

From N.C. Department of Health and Human Services K-12 schools are expected to open for in-person instruction for K-12 students following the StrongSchoolsNC health guidance ... Read more

by The Daily News, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 4:54 pm

Education

Hyde County Schools focus on progress

Hyde County Schools have several projects underway to improve the learning environment of students both inside and outside of the classroom. The Mattamuskeet Campus in ... Read more

by Chelsea Hofmann, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 2:30 pm

Aurora

Board approves budget, discusses drainage issues

AURORA – The town board held its monthly meeting on Monday and discussed proposed budgets for the next fiscal year and issues regarding drainage throughout ... Read more

by Chelsea Hofmann, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 1:30 pm