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Beaufort County

School board keeps mask mandate in place

The Beaufort County Schools Board of Education voted Tuesday to keep its mask mandate in place. It was the first time the board revisited the ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 8:26 pm

Beaufort County

‘A problem we can and need to fix’: DEQ investigating another Pamlico River fish kill

As the Department of Environmental Quality investigates another fish kill in the Pamlico River, this one caused by an algal bloom, Sound Rivers is urging ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Thursday, September 2, 2021 6:43 pm

Beaufort County

Rep. Murphy commends collaboration between STEM Center, schools

Rep. Greg Murphy applauded the efforts of Inner Banks Stem Center Director Alvin Powell and his staff during a visit to the facility Wednesday morning. ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Thursday, September 2, 2021 1:30 pm

Beaufort County

Pinetown Family Dollar and Dollar Tree combo store opens Sept. 16

Dollar Tree Inc. has announced that its new Family Dollar and Dollar Tree combo store in Pinetown will open Thursday, Sept. 16. “Small towns have ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Thursday, September 2, 2021 11:53 am

Beaufort County

Vidant Beaufort bringing free health care to rural areas

Vidant Beaufort Hospital recently unveiled its completed community health improvement coach; a donor-funded mobile wellness unit that will help Vidant provide free wellness and cancer ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Tuesday, August 31, 2021 7:09 pm

Coronavirus

Cooper signs K-12 COVID response bill

Gov. Roy Cooper on Monday signed a bill that allows North Carolina public school districts to switch individual schools and classrooms to remote learning if ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Tuesday, August 31, 2021 10:12 am

Chocowinity

Local author presents a ‘new vision’ of Afghanistan

For almost two decades, Chocowinity resident Susan McIntyre visited a variety of conflict zones around the world as a humanitarian worker. Her assignment to travel ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Friday, August 27, 2021 7:14 pm

Beaufort County

‘These masks are bad for our children’: speakers criticize BCS mask mandate

A standing-room-only crowd filled the room during the Beaufort County Schools Board of Education meeting Tuesday night. Some held up signs protesting the board’s recent ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Wednesday, August 25, 2021 7:48 pm

Beaufort County

Vidant offering free skin cancer screenings

Vidant Beaufort announced that it will host two free skin cancer screening events in September, in partnership with the Shepard Cancer Foundation. The first event ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Tuesday, August 24, 2021 4:58 pm

News

Summer Festival returns this weekend

The Washington Summer Festival is set to return to the waterfront this weekend after a one-year hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The free two-day ... Read more

by Brandon Tester, Tuesday, August 24, 2021 12:03 pm

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