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ktcaffeine, Author at Washington Daily News

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Ladies’ Auxiliary serves desserts to raise money for Old Ford Volunteer Fire Department

That enticement came from an enthusiastic Ladies’ Auxiliary member on Feb. 20, the day of Old Ford Volunteer Fire Department’s first BBQ Fundraiser. The auxiliary ... Read more

by Karen Thiel, Friday, March 5, 2021 6:11 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

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

Pamlico Life

From Farmers’ Markets in the rain to Turnage Theatre right on Main

Four years, three parking lots and three farmers markets ago, Val and Art Jackson arrived from that bigger, busier Washington up north. Looking for a ... Read more

by Karen Thiel, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 9:17 am

Beaufort County

Firefighters and volunteers team up for Old Ford VFD fundraiser

The fires of dedication and the bonds of brotherhood have combined to win another battle over pandemic-related restrictions and event cancellations in Beaufort County – ... Read more

by Karen Thiel, Monday, February 15, 2021 1:00 pm

Beaufort County

Faith, hope and love find expression through local food outreach

Drivers on Carolina Avenue have craned their necks for two weeks now, as volunteers at King Chicken hand boxes filled with food and love to ... Read more

by Karen Thiel, Tuesday, February 9, 2021 1:03 pm

Beaufort County

STEM and Cornerstone team up for students

Twenty excited students will get a taste of tech in the next few weeks, courtesy of a self-paced on-line drone program designed by Alvin Powell, ... Read more

by Karen Thiel, Monday, February 1, 2021 9:27 am

Home & Real Estate

Hope still high for Carter House

Newcomers to town might not notice the Henry Clay Carter House as they pull into the parking area of Brown Library, never knowing how much ... Read more

by Karen Thiel, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:23 pm

Pamlico Life

Adopt-A-Wetland, a work of the heart

A small but dedicated army of volunteers gave an early Christmas gift to local river life recently, when they spent the better part of a ... Read more

by Karen Thiel, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 3:55 pm

Home & Real Estate

Entertaining in the outdoors

The sky’s the limit – almost literally – when it comes to outdoor entertainment options for Beaufort County residents with a homebody heart and the ... Read more

by Karen Thiel, Saturday, December 26, 2020 4:05 pm

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