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Miss Independence winners crowned

BELHAVEN — Four young ladies earned their crowns this past weekend, taking home tiaras and the titles of Miss Independence for 2020. The following girls ... Read more

6 days ago by Matt Debnam.

Prayer meeting a commitment to community

By KAREN THIEL For the Washington Daily News   More than 20 pastors, some from as far away as Jacksonville, both admonished and encouraged approximately ... Read more

7 days ago by The Daily News.

Belhaven unites to pray

BELHAVEN — A gathering of pastors brought a group of believers together at the Belhaven market Thursday, uniting the faithful in prayer and song. Belhaven Alderman ... Read more

1 week ago by Matt Debnam.

Donor offers match for Salvation Army freezer fundraiser

GENEROUS MATCH: The Salvation Army of Washington is currently in the process of raising funds for a new walk-in freezer to help further its mission ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Matt Debnam.

Miss Independence pageant returns Saturday

BELHAVEN — A longstanding tradition during Belhaven’s Fourth of July celebrations, the Miss Independence Pageant has given generations of girls and young women the opportunity ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Matt Debnam.

Community worship to be held at courthouse Sunday

A community worship and prayer rally to be held in front of the Beaufort County Courthouse on Sunday seeks to bring believers of all denominations ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Matt Debnam.

East Main Street home gets complete renovation, Terrell Award nod

When Pat and Ellen Flannery purchased their East Main Street home in 2018, they saw the peeling paint and ancient appliances. They saw the leaking ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

Local Girl Scouts reach High Achievers Club

In the springtime, Girl Scout cookies are a highly sought after snack for many people. But the number of boxes sold by a few local ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Mitchell Thomas.

Circa-1816 Fowle House singled out for stewardship award

First, it was a home, then a Civil War hospital. At points, it was repurposed into a boys school and a hotel. The Fowle House ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

The Salvation Army seeks donations for new walk-in freezer

For most nonprofits, the summer season marks a slowdown in donations, but The Salvation Army of Washington is seeking donations to help to purchase a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Matt Debnam.

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