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Washington, Electricities partner with economic development firm

A new partnership between the City of Washington, Electricities of North Carolina and Retail Strategies, LLC could help the city attract new retailers, hotels and ... Read more

by Matt Debnam, Friday, October 16, 2020 1:30 am

Beaufort County

High turnout marks first day of one-stop voting

As polls opened in Washington and Chocowinity on Thursday for the first day of one-stop voting, longer-than-usual lines and wait times greeted voters at both ... Read more

by Matt Debnam, Thursday, October 15, 2020 8:09 pm


Barbecue competition coming to Belhaven

BELHAVEN — Pork is back on the menu in Belhaven this month, after a year of COVID and cancellations have largely hamstrung the 2020 Whole Hog ... Read more

by Matt Debnam, Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:34 pm


President to visit Greenville today

PRESIDENTIAL VISIT: U.S. President Donald Trump, pictured here during a July, 2019 campaign rally at Minges Coliseum in Greenville, is scheduled to hold an outdoor ... Read more

by Matt Debnam, Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:41 am

Beaufort County

County self-response at 58% as census ends for 2020

Following a ruling of the United States Supreme Court this week, the U.S. Census Bureau announced that it would end its counting operations for the ... Read more

by Matt Debnam, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:47 pm


City takes gradual approach to reopening

Although North Carolina entered Phase III of reopening a few weeks back, the City of Washington is taking a cautious approach to reopening facilities such ... Read more

by Matt Debnam, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:59 pm


Eastern Elementary pre-k, kindergarten to remain on remote learning

Pre-k and kindergarten students at Eastern Elementary School will remain under remote learning until Oct. 26, after a positive COVID-19 test put many of the ... Read more

by Matt Debnam, Monday, October 12, 2020 5:54 pm


One-stop voting kicks off Thursday

With less than a month until Election Day, Beaufort County voters will have their first chance to cast in-person ballots this week, as one-stop voting ... Read more

by Matt Debnam, Monday, October 12, 2020 5:52 pm


COVID-19 quarantine keeps Eastern Elementary closed

This story has been updated with additional information as of Monday afternoon. For the latest story, see the link below. Eastern Elementary pre-k, kindergarten to ... Read more

by Matt Debnam, Monday, October 12, 2020 9:16 am

Beaufort County

Sheriff’s Office, commissioners face off on ‘defunding’ law enforcement

Just a month before Election Day, the politics of “defunding the police” made their way into the boardroom of the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners ... Read more

by Matt Debnam, Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:56 pm

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