Holly Jackson, Author at Washington Daily News


Preservation work on Bath bridge expected to start next year

Construction work to preserve the Ray S. Brook Bridge in Bath is expected to begin in March, if the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) ... Read more

by Holly Jackson, Saturday, December 2, 2023 8:06 am


Bright Futures celebrates tenth anniversary

Ten years ago, the Washington-Beaufort County Chamber of Commerce and Beaufort County Schools held a breakfast for community leaders and members requesting their assistance to ... Read more

by Holly Jackson, Friday, December 1, 2023 1:06 pm


Metal detectors a possibility for Beaufort County Schools

A handgun found in a Washington High School sophomore’s backpack two weeks ago, did not generate initial conversations about placing metal detectors in schools. Instead ... Read more

by Holly Jackson, Thursday, November 30, 2023 1:47 pm


Get ready to get into the Christmas spirit

If there is ever a weekend to visit Beaufort County, it’s this one. There are several holiday events happening that will put you in the ... Read more

by Holly Jackson, Wednesday, November 29, 2023 9:00 am


Retiring WPD captain, detective share about careers

If you could go back in time, what words of wisdom (or warnings) would you impart on your younger self about the career you chose?  ... Read more

by Holly Jackson, Wednesday, November 29, 2023 8:00 am


Improvements planned for two Beaufort County apartment complexes

Two Beaufort County apartment complexes will be rehabilitated with money issued by the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency. The agency issued a $60 million bond ... Read more

by Holly Jackson, Wednesday, November 22, 2023 3:21 pm


K-9 Bodi retires from BCSO drug unit

Golfing, vacationing, starting a new hobby or playing more pickleball is what some people look forward to in their retirement – a life of rest ... Read more

by Holly Jackson, Tuesday, November 21, 2023 1:03 pm


Linton named Beaufort County Emergency Management Coordinator

David “DC” Linton Jr. has been hired as Beaufort County’s new Emergency Management Coordinator and Operations Chief of Fire and Emergency Management. Linton is a ... Read more

by Holly Jackson, Monday, November 20, 2023 2:44 pm


Belhaven write-in candidate beats councilmember by 34 votes. Who is she?

With no prior experience running a campaign, and just eight weeks left before Election Day, Carrie Anderson Bonnie was unsure she would be elected as ... Read more

by Holly Jackson, Friday, November 17, 2023 2:30 pm


Gun found in Washington High School sophomore’s backpack

A Washington High School sophomore was arrested by authorities with Allied Universal after a gun was found in the student’s backpack on Tuesday afternoon (Nov. ... Read more

by Holly Jackson, Wednesday, November 15, 2023 5:08 pm

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