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BCS awarded $42 million grant for new elementary school

Beaufort County Schools was awarded a $42 million Needs Based Public School Capital Fund (NBPSCF) grant from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction for ... Read more

by Holly Jackson, Thursday, February 8, 2024 3:47 pm


Fossil museum’s Megalodon license plates now in production

All across the southeast, drivers can take a small piece of Aurora with them wherever they go. The Aurora Fossil Museum (AFM) announced on Friday, ... Read more

by Holly Jackson, Monday, February 5, 2024 5:00 pm


Sparks, not fireworks at BOE meeting

Local residents were packed in like sardines at Tuesday night’s local Board of Education (BOE) meeting out of either curiosity or intrigue as to what ... Read more

by Holly Jackson, Thursday, February 1, 2024 1:59 pm


New bistro opens in Belhaven historic home

Eight months into transforming River Forest Manor into their own, Larry and Gina Holbrook opened Bistro 1904 inside the sprawling Edwardian-era estate. An official grand ... Read more

by Holly Jackson, Monday, January 29, 2024 4:36 pm


Fire Marshal: Cause of Bellefont fire “undetermined”

What caused a fire that destroyed Bellefont Plantation earlier this month remains “undetermined,” according to the Beaufort County Fire Marshal’s Office.  Circumstantial evidence was collected ... Read more

by Holly Jackson, Friday, January 26, 2024 4:43 pm


Hackney chef named James Beard Award Semi-Finalist

Jamie Davis, executive chef at The Hackney, says one of the challenges of being a chef in Eastern North Carolina is the perception that this ... Read more

by Holly Jackson, Friday, January 26, 2024 2:31 pm


UPDATE: Driver charged in wreck, hazardous materials transferred

A tractor trailer containing hazardous materials overturned on NC Highway 33 at approximately 11:44 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 20, according to Blounts Creek Volunteer Fire ... Read more

by Holly Jackson, Tuesday, January 23, 2024 11:06 am


GOOD BOYS: BCSO adds K-9 patrol unit, two new graduates sworn in

Friday, Jan. 19 was a doggone good day at the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office. They celebrated the establishment of a new K-9 patrol unit and ... Read more

by Holly Jackson, Friday, January 19, 2024 5:25 pm


Emotions run high as Board of Education passes resolution 6-3, A political action committee mailer fills school board members with indignation

The Beaufort County Board of Education (BOE) passed a resolution on Jan. 16 that indirectly addressed a letter from a local, conservative political action committee ... Read more

by Holly Jackson, Thursday, January 18, 2024 3:25 pm


$1 million bond set for man with explosives at Washington shopping center

Judge Keith Mason handed down a $1 million secured bond on Tuesday, Jan. 16 to Cameron Lee Smith with an order that he could not ... Read more

by Holly Jackson, Thursday, January 18, 2024 10:03 am

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