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Ray McClees, Author at Washington Daily News

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Six new COVID-19 cases reported in Tyrrell County

Six new coronavirus cases in Tyrrell County were reported last week, the Martin-Tyrrell-Washington District Health Department announced Sunday night. This brings the total positive cases ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:09 pm

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Town of Columbia looking ahead to 2021 Ghost Walk

By Christy Maready The Town of Columbia held their first historic Ghost Walk in October of 2019 and plans for it to be a biennial ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:07 pm

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Cub Scouts aid American Legionnaires

Scouts of Troop/Pack 86 aided American Legionnaires in disposing of hundreds of worn or torn American flags in a solemn ceremony at Norman Smith Legion ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:01 pm

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Morning Fog

As the sun climbed above the tree line the early morning fog lifted slowly over this newly plowed field west of Columbia on Oct. 22. Read more

by Ray McClees, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:43 am

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Color correction

Lee and Gabriella Miller were told their choice of cobalt blue paint for their newly acquired home at 413 Main St. does not conform to ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:42 am

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High-speed chase ends in crash in Kilkenny

A Virginia juvenile has been charged with numerous violations following a high-speed chase and wreck on N.C. 94 in Kilkenny, about 22 miles south of ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Thursday, October 15, 2020 5:13 pm

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Street aid funds distributed to Columbia

The Town of Columbia recently received $10,315 as half payment of the state’s Powell Bill distribution to maintain streets and bridges not owned by the ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Thursday, October 15, 2020 5:09 pm

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Number of coronavirus cases continues to climb

The coronavirus that struck last spring has claimed three lives in Tyrrell County out of 118 positive tests and 114 recoveries, the Martin-Tyrrell-Washington District Health ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:45 am

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Deputy health director advises school board on COVID-19

“If the Tyrrell County School system has the resources to provide both in-person and remote learning, we believe that it can be accomplished in a ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:45 am

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Drones speed up bridge inspections

Tyrrell County has at least a dozen state-maintained highway bridges, which require periodic inspection to assure their safety. Each inspection can slow down or even ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:44 am

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