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ktcaffeine, Author at Washington Daily News

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

Firefighters and volunteers team up for Old Ford VFD fundraiser

The fires of dedication and the bonds of brotherhood have combined to win another battle over pandemic-related restrictions and event cancellations in Beaufort County – ... Read more

by Karen Thiel, Monday, February 15, 2021 1:00 pm

Beaufort County

Faith, hope and love find expression through local food outreach

Drivers on Carolina Avenue have craned their necks for two weeks now, as volunteers at King Chicken hand boxes filled with food and love to ... Read more

by Karen Thiel, Tuesday, February 9, 2021 1:03 pm

Beaufort County

STEM and Cornerstone team up for students

Twenty excited students will get a taste of tech in the next few weeks, courtesy of a self-paced on-line drone program designed by Alvin Powell, ... Read more

by Karen Thiel, Monday, February 1, 2021 9:27 am

Home & Real Estate

Hope still high for Carter House

Newcomers to town might not notice the Henry Clay Carter House as they pull into the parking area of Brown Library, never knowing how much ... Read more

by Karen Thiel, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:23 pm

Pamlico Life

Adopt-A-Wetland, a work of the heart

A small but dedicated army of volunteers gave an early Christmas gift to local river life recently, when they spent the better part of a ... Read more

by Karen Thiel, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 3:55 pm

Home & Real Estate

Entertaining in the outdoors

The sky’s the limit – almost literally – when it comes to outdoor entertainment options for Beaufort County residents with a homebody heart and the ... Read more

by Karen Thiel, Saturday, December 26, 2020 4:05 pm

Home & Real Estate

Winterize your home

D.S. Swain has seen more than 70 winters come and go, most of those since he turned 18 and started working with his father at ... Read more

by Karen Thiel, Saturday, December 19, 2020 3:36 pm

Education

STEM center awarded $25K from Duke Energy Foundation

Christmas has arrived early for Alvin Powell, president of the Inner Banks STEM Center. Powell learned this week that a grant from the Duke Energy ... Read more

by Karen Thiel, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:41 am

Chocowinity

Surprises everywhere at record-breaking BBQ competition

CHOCOWINITY—Several records were smashed last weekend, at Chocowinity Volunteer Fire Department’s annual “Smokin’ on the Southside” BBQ event.  Instead of fire department volunteers cooking all ... Read more

by Karen Thiel, Monday, November 16, 2020 5:02 pm