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Suspect at large following armed robbery

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying the armed robbery suspect pictured ... Read more | Add your comment

Agriculture commissioner reflects on 2020

North Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler praised North Carolina agriculture and agribusiness in his annual State of Agriculture ... Read more | Add your comment

State Highway Patrol Commander announces retirement

RALEIGH – The North Carolina Department of Public Safety today announced the retirement of Colonel Glenn M. McNeill, ... Read more | Add your comment

Photos: Northside vs. North Duplin

See a photo you like? Click HERE to order prints and digital downloads. Check out the game story ... Read more | Add your comment

Crime

Suspect at large following armed robbery

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying the armed robbery suspect pictured here. Just before 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Beaufort County Sheriff's Office.

Agriculture

Agriculture commissioner reflects on 2020

North Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler praised North Carolina agriculture and agribusiness in his annual State of Agriculture address for their continued prosperity despite challenges ... Read more | Add your comment

by Chelsea Hofmann.

Crime

Two Hyde County men charged in false stolen truck insurance claim

RALEIGH – North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Jahle Lamont Gibbs, 32, of 245 Golden St., Engelhard, and Benjamin Edward ... Read more

by N.C. Department of Insurance, Friday, February 26, 2021 3:36 pm

Bath

Waterfront home provides beautiful views and plenty of space

With the Pamlico River only steps from the back porch, this waterfront home located in Bath offers stunning views, a large lot, expansive garage and ... Read more

by Chelsea Hofmann, Friday, February 26, 2021 2:40 pm

Columns

Things you need to know about colorectal cancer

By Arin Pelletier Beaufort County Health Department March is colorectal cancer awareness month. You might be asking yourself, what really is colorectal cancer? The term ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Friday, February 26, 2021 12:30 pm

Beaufort County

What the new executive order means for local restaurants, bars

Gov. Roy Cooper’s new executive order set to go into effect at 5 p.m. Friday eases gathering and occupancy restrictions and lifts the statewide 10 ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Thursday, February 25, 2021 11:00 pm

Northside Panthers

Northside shuts out North Duplin in season opener

Northside senior running back James Gorham picked up 222 yards rushing and two touchdowns on 16 carries as the Panthers started the season with a ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Thursday, February 25, 2021 10:11 pm

Northside Panthers

Big night for county basketball teams as all three advance

The Washington boys along with the Northside and Southside girls punched their tickets to the third round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:49 pm

Beaufort County

Suddenlink donates headphones to Eastern Elementary School

Suddenlink partnered with Bright Futures of Beaufort County to donate 100 sets of headphones to Eastern Elementary School. “Bright Futures is extremely grateful to Suddenlink ... Read more

by The Daily News, Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:51 pm

Northside Panthers

High Five-Northside multi-sport athlete checks in

We asked area athletes five questions so you can get to know them a little better. Today’s guest is Northside freshman Griffin Johnson, who plays ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:51 am

Beaufort County

County Police Force Committee begins ‘daunting, complex’ task

The Beaufort County Police Force Committee held its first meeting Wednesday, starting what Commissioner Hood Richardson says will be a daunting and complex process. The ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 7:10 pm

Business

Cooper lifts curfew, eases gathering and occupancy limits

RALEIGH (AP) — With cases and other key metrics trending downward in North Carolina, Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday announced the state will ease gathering ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 4:02 pm

Columns

Write Again…Here’s to your good health

From time to time I run across, or am sent, items clipped from newspapers, magazines, and other sources that might well lend itself to a ... Read more

by Bartow Houston, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 3:32 pm

Beaufort County

County’s COVID-19 metrics improving

Beaufort County’s COVID-19 metrics are continuing to trend in a mostly positive direction, with its 21-day and seven-day average case counts both hovering between 10 ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 11:14 am

Northside Panthers

State basketball tournament update-local teams still dancing

Three local public high schools won their first round state tournament games Tuesday, while Pungo Christian Academy’s bid for an NCISAA state title fell one ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 9:24 pm

Northside Panthers

Panthers start football season Thursday

With yet more rain in Friday’s forecast, Northside officials decided to kick off an already unique football season a day early. Better early than never ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 5:33 pm

Sports

Local cheerleading program places at nationals 

The Washington Elite All-Stars senior cheerleading squad placed second and the junior team took third as over 800 teams competed at the Cheersport national tournament ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 5:28 pm

Southside Seahawks

Pam Pack girls finish strong, state playoffs underway as COVID sidelines Southside

  The Washington High School girls basketball team battled through quarantines, cancelled games and other COVID-19 related obstacles to win three of their last four ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 5:24 pm

Columns

Finding diamonds in my own backyard

One of my favorite books is Acres of Diamonds by Russell H. Conwell, the founder and the first President of Temple University in Philadelphia as ... Read more

by Leesa Jones, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 5:19 pm

Beaufort County

Body found after house fire

On Feb. 21 shortly after 10:00 p.m., Beaufort County Emergency Communications received a 911 call reporting a heavily involved structure fire at 486 E. Bayside ... Read more

by Beaufort County Sheriff's Office, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 10:47 am

Beaufort County

Washington woman indicted for murder

On February 10, 2021 a Beaufort County Grand Jury indicted Valinda Leggett, age 55 of Washington, for one open count of Murder in the July ... Read more

by Beaufort County Sheriff's Office, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 10:39 am

Pamlico Life

From Farmers’ Markets in the rain to Turnage Theatre right on Main

Four years, three parking lots and three farmers markets ago, Val and Art Jackson arrived from that bigger, busier Washington up north. Looking for a ... Read more

by Karen Thiel, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 9:17 am

Beaufort County

Students will need to stick with either in-person or remote learning

When the fourth quarter of the school year begins March 15, students in the Beaufort County Schools system will no longer be able to bounce ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Monday, February 22, 2021 8:47 pm

Beaufort County

COVID-19: Beaufort County records 81st death, recoveries near 4,000 mark

Beaufort County recorded its 81st COVID-19 related death Monday. The county also recorded six new confirmed cases of COVID-19, raising its total cases count to ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Monday, February 22, 2021 5:02 pm

Southside Seahawks

Pam Pack and Seahawks start football season a week late

Washington and Southside high school football fans, players and coaches will have to wait another week for the COVID-19 delayed and shortened football season to ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Monday, February 22, 2021 3:34 pm

Northside Panthers

The basketball season continues for four area teams

The Washington High School boys could play at home until at least the third round, while the Northside and Southside girls an the Seahawks boys ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Sunday, February 21, 2021 5:51 pm

Pungo Raiders

Lady Raiders move on to final four

The Pungo Christian Academy girls basketball team punched their ticket to the 1A Final Four with a hard fought 60-52 victory over Northeast Academy of ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Saturday, February 20, 2021 5:35 pm