Brandon Tester, Author at Washington Daily News

Beaufort County

$175K settlement reached in Sheppard lawuit

A $175,000 settlement was reached in late 2021 between the parties involved in a lawsuit filed by former Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Cpl. Michael Sheppard ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Friday, March 25, 2022 7:06 pm

Business

Construction underway on Washington High’s new boatbuilding facility

Ken Adams has been involved with boat building since a young age, getting his first taste of the profession by helping out in his father’s ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Thursday, March 24, 2022 9:39 pm

News

Repaving projects coming soon

The Washington City Council at its March meeting awarded a $419,494.20 contract for street resurfacing and improvements to Garris Grading & Paving Inc., setting the ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Tuesday, March 22, 2022 7:34 pm

News

Washington Housing Authority touts reinvestment, ‘transformation’ in annual report

Washington Housing Authority reinvested approximately $600,000 into its properties during the fiscal year that ended in September 2021, helping facilitate what Executive Director Vanessa Dunn ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Wednesday, March 16, 2022 4:46 pm

Beaufort County

County to receive millions from opioid settlement

Beaufort and North Carolina’s other 99 counties are set to receive millions of dollars for opioid addiction treatment and prevention efforts. A national $26 billion ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Monday, March 14, 2022 3:05 pm

Beaufort County

County moving forward with strategic planning

The Beaufort County Commissioners voted Monday to move forward with the process of developing a strategic plan for the county. The North Carolina Association of ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Monday, March 7, 2022 10:24 pm

Coronavirus

Republicans urge Cooper to end emergency order

Rep. Keith Kidwell and the rest of the N.C. House Republican Caucus on Monday sent a letter to Gov. Roy Cooper urging him to end ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Monday, March 7, 2022 8:44 pm

Beaufort County

Filing period ends for 2022 primaries

The filing period for the 2022 primaries ended at noon Friday. The voter registration deadline for the primaries is April 22 at 5 p.m. One-stop ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Friday, March 4, 2022 5:22 pm

Beaufort County

Masks no longer required on Beaufort County school buses

With masks already optional in the district’s facilities, the Beaufort County Schools Board of Education voted Tuesday to also make them optional on school buses. ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Wednesday, March 2, 2022 2:56 pm

Bath

Bath, Belhaven receive project funding

Bath and Belhaven were among the recipients of a combined $164 million in loans and grants from the state to help pay for drinking water ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Tuesday, March 1, 2022 8:01 pm

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