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Brandon Tester, Author at Washington Daily News

Northside Panthers

A ‘special, special group’: despite loss, Northside proves resilient once again

The topic that made Northside coach Keith Boyd most emotional following the NCHSAA 1A state championship game Saturday had little to do with what just ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Saturday, May 8, 2021 5:55 pm

Beaufort County

More than half of NC adults vaccinated

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced Thursday that more than half of the state’s adult population had been at least partially ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Friday, May 7, 2021 3:11 pm

News

City Council to consider upset bid for sale of Carter House

The Washington City Council on Monday will consider approving an upset bid offer of $55,000 to purchase the historic Henry Clay Carter House. During its ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:37 pm

Beaufort County

Cheeseman named NERESA Regional Superintendent of the Year

The Northeast Regional Educational Service Alliance has named Beaufort County Schools Superintendent Matthew Cheeseman its Region I Superintendent of the Year. The NERESA consists of ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Thursday, May 6, 2021 3:14 pm

Beaufort County

County accepts bid for industrial park lot

With a 6-1 vote, the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners on Monday approved Harry Smith’s bid of $46,575 — or $7,500 per acre — for a ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 9:29 pm

Beaufort County

School board presents proposed budget to county

Beaufort County Schools on Monday presented “flat” local funding requests for the 2021-22 fiscal year to the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners. BCS currently receives ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 4:55 pm

Beaufort County

Ribbon-cutting ceremony marks opening of P.S. Jones Memorial Park

The ribbon-cutting ceremony for P.S. Jones Memorial Park on Saturday was everything city officials hoped it would be. The weather was ideal and the turnout ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Monday, May 3, 2021 9:00 pm

Beaufort County

Sheriff declines commissioners’ invitation, citing ‘hostile, narcissistic environment’

In an email sent to Beaufort County Board of Commissioners Chairman Frankie Waters and local news outlets Monday evening, Beaufort County Sheriff Ernie Coleman declined ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Monday, May 3, 2021 7:15 pm

Sports

PHOTOS: Washington vs. St. Pauls football

Here are some photos from the 2AA East Regional Final between Washington and St. Pauls. Read about the game here. See a photo you like? ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Friday, April 30, 2021 11:23 pm

Beaufort County

Health department schedules J&J vaccine clinic; demand for vaccinations continues to drop

The Beaufort County Health Department will hold a drive-thru Johnson & Johnson vaccine clinic from 4-8 p.m. at Beaufort County Community College on Tuesday, May ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Friday, April 30, 2021 8:00 pm

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