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Isolated power outages reported Friday after snow

Sporadic and isolated power outage continue to affect Beaufort County residents headed into Friday afternoon, but most outages should be fixed by mid-afternoon, according to ... Read more

39 mins ago by Matt Debnam.

Beaufort County sees average of 3 1/2 inches of snow, black ice remains a concern

The sun is out and the places where snow accumulated across the county is seeing a slow melt. But meteorologists with the National Weather Service ... Read more

48 mins ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

Photos: Snow in Beaufort County

Send your snow photos to news@thewashingtondailynews.com. Read more

3 hours ago by Ashley Vansant.

Local schools closed Friday

The following closing and delays have been announced for Friday: Beaufort County Schools — Closed for students, optional teacher work day with a 2-hour delay ... Read more

20 hours ago by Matt Debnam.

Rules revision means no deposit back, yet

A revision of outdated water department rules and regulations means county water customers will not get their deposit back until an account is closed. “(The ... Read more

20 hours ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

Students tour courthouse, put Big Bad Wolf on trial

Third-grade students from John Cotten Tayloe Elementary School got a first-hand lesson of the inner workings of the local judicial system this week, touring the ... Read more

21 hours ago by Matt Debnam.

Washington Electric Utilities earns award for continuing improvement

With more than 12,000 customers in Washington and spread throughout Beaufort County, Washington Electric Utilities covers a lot of ground and keeps the lights on ... Read more

21 hours ago by Matt Debnam.

Snow on its way, 4-6 inches still expected

The latest update from the National Weather Service’s Newport/Morehead City office has not changed significantly since earlier today: all of Beaufort County can expect between ... Read more

22 hours ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

Red Cross shares winter weather safety tips

As people across Eastern North Carolina brace for a possible winter storm with accumulating snow the American Red Cross urges residents to stay safe and warm by following basic safety and ... Read more

1 day ago by American Red Cross.

Local schools, childcare facilities closing early Thursday

Local schools and childcare facilities have announced plans for early dismissals and closures for Thursday afternoon. The following local schools and facilities are affected: Beaufort ... Read more

1 day ago by Matt Debnam.

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