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Beaufort County

New initiative encourages people to ‘live, work and play’ locally

Local leaders gathered Tuesday to celebrate the beginning of “Made in Beaufort County,” a Rivers East Workforce Development ...

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ALE conducts statewide enforcement operation

In the days leading up to and throughout the holiday weekend, ALE special agents arrested 286 individuals on ...

Beaufort County

As state budget negotiations continue, officials await funding for projects

As legislators continue to negotiate with Gov. Roy Cooper on North Carolina’s long-overdue budget, local officials are anxiously ...

Beaufort County

Cutoff of jobless aid spurs no influx of workers

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Earlier this year, an insistent cry arose from business leaders and Republican governors: Cut off ...

Aurora

Leaders, residents discuss ‘rebirth of Aurora’

By PHILIP SAYBLACK For The Washington Daily News AURORA — “It’s gonna be the rebirth of Aurora!” That ...

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Local Mexican restaurant closes after seven years of business

The owners of El Charrito in Washington announced Tuesday that the Mexican restaurant has closed permanently after nearly ...

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Downtown Washington is among Duke Energy grant recipients

CHARLOTTE  — The Duke Energy Foundation today distributed $750,000 in grants to help local businesses across North Carolina ...

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Marina project moves forward

After much discussion about the project’s potential effects on the region, the Washington City Council on Monday approved ...

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Thermo Fisher investing $154M in Pitt County

RALEIGH — Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. will create 290 new jobs in Pitt County, Gov. Roy Cooper announced ...

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Worker advocates seek more NC aid as federal benefits expire

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina’s unemployed need higher and longer jobless benefits from the state more than ever ...

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