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County reports 56th COVID-19 death, 22 new cases

The Beaufort County Office of Emergency Services and Beaufort County Health Department reported one new COVID-19-related death and 22 new COVID-19 cases in their daily ... Read more

3 hours ago by Brandon Tester.

Support from family, community helps Ryals recover after accident

Phil Ryals doesn’t remember what happened on June 18, but his wife of nearly 50 years remembers that day vividly. Debbie Ryals recalls wondering why ... Read more

5 hours ago by Brandon Tester.

Severe weather possible Friday-Saturday

*UPDATE: The 4pm update from the National Weather Service (NWS) has increased the threat level of severe weather for Beaufort County. This adjustment moved our area ... Read more

12 hours ago by The Daily News.

City steps in to ensure protection of Havens Gardens trees

Washington City Council member Betsy Kane, whose concerns about the protection of several large trees in Havens Gardens Park garnered local interest on social media ... Read more

1 day ago by Brandon Tester.

ECU announces furloughs for some administrators

As East Carolina University continues to address revenue declines because of the coronavirus pandemic, 23 senior administrative leaders will be placed on furlough for 10 ... Read more

1 day ago by East Carolina University.

School board reconsiders 10-day rule

What started as a presentation about Southside High’s school improvement plan Tuesday night turned into an hour-long discussion among Beaufort County Board of Education members ... Read more

1 day ago by Brandon Tester.

Washington woman decks White House halls

Santa Claus reads letters from kids of all ages. Washington resident Kasey Stone’s might not have made it all the way to the top, but ... Read more

2 days ago by Steve Barnes.

Beaufort County records second-highest daily COVID-19 case count

Beaufort County recorded 46 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, the county’s second-highest daily case count ever, and also recorded its 54th COVID-19-related death. The county ... Read more

2 days ago by Brandon Tester.

Washington’s Christmas parade set for Dec. 13

The City of Washington and Washington Kiwanis Club are set to hold the city’s annual Christmas parade down Main Street at 3 p.m. on Dec. ... Read more

2 days ago by Brandon Tester.

Beaufort County reaps reward for stable economy during COVID-19

Silver linings haven’t emerged from the COVID-19 cloud very often, but Beaufort County has advanced from among the most economically distressed North Carolina counties to ... Read more

2 days ago by Steve Barnes.

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