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Brandon Tester, Author at Washington Daily News

Beaufort County

Vidant ‘urgently discussing’ vaccine mandate

Several of North Carolina’s largest hospital systems will require employees to get a COVID-19 vaccine. Vidant Health could soon implement a similar requirement. The North ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Friday, July 23, 2021 2:06 pm

Beaufort County

Beaufort Promise unlocks new opportunities for BCCC students

Since Beaufort Community College announced June 7 that its Beaufort Promise program would start on July 1, the college has received approximately 1,300 applications, increasing ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Friday, July 23, 2021 9:43 am

Coronavirus

State updates mask guidelines for schools

According to updated public health guidance unveiled Wednesday by Gov. Roy Cooper and Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen, the state ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 7:17 pm

Beaufort County

WATCH: ‘I’m Bam Adebayo, and I’m from Little Washington, North Carolina’

Happy birthday, @Bam1of1! 🇺🇸 #USABfamily Captain Bamerica? Get to know the first-time Olympian from Little Washington, North Carolina. pic.twitter.com/rZI1JMcvDf — USA Basketball (@usabasketball) July 18, ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 6:55 pm

Beaufort County

COVID-19 update: state’s case count increases; health department launches ‘Eating with the Experts’

North Carolina’s daily COVID-19 case counts are continuing to climb. After dipping as low as 55 cases reported on June 26, the daily case count ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 6:45 pm

News

‘Community Family and Friends Fun Day’ is Saturday

“Community Family and Friends Fun Day” is set to take place at P.S. Jones Memorial Park on Saturday. The event will run from noon to ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 6:39 pm

Beaufort County

Local elections board members reappointed

Tom Payne has been reappointed chair of the Beaufort County Board of Elections, according to a release from the office of Gov. Roy Cooper. That ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Monday, July 19, 2021 8:35 pm

Beaufort County

County earmarks $4M of relief funds for broadband expansion

The Beaufort County Board of Commissioners on Monday earmarked $4 million of the county’s American Rescue Plan funds for broadband internet expansion in underserved areas ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Monday, July 19, 2021 8:00 pm

News

Washington identifies worker killed in rollover accident

The City of Washington Public Works employee who was involved in a fatal rollover accident that happened while he was mowing a ditch bank along ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Friday, July 16, 2021 6:36 pm

Aurora

Five candidates enter City Council race on last day of filing period

The race for the five seats up for election on the Washington City Council swelled to 10 candidates on the final day of the filing ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Friday, July 16, 2021 3:27 pm

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