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Beaufort County

Beaufort County Reaps Record Tax Revenue

It might come as a surprise, or maybe even a shock, but business is booming in Beaufort County. At least for some. Each of North ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Sunday, October 25, 2020 4:47 pm

Pungo Raiders

Raiders Tame Colts to Advance to the State Semi-Finals

  The Pungo Christian Academy girls volleyball team advanced to the semi-finals of the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association 1A state tournament with a ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Friday, October 23, 2020 8:50 pm

Pungo Raiders

Stoop continues Pungo Christian family tradition

Every time Pungo Christian Academy sophomore Reagan Stoop steps on her home floor, she thinks about family. It’s hard not to since she’s walking onto ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Thursday, October 22, 2020 7:34 pm

Business

Bragaw Insurance Spans 132 Years and Four Generations

By Steve Barnes At least three Beaufort County businesses have been around for over 100 years. We profiled 107 year old Alligood’s garage last Wednesday, ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Thursday, October 22, 2020 6:43 am

Sports

Knights Season Over After First Round Loss

  By Steve Barnes The season in any sport always ends abruptly when tournaments are involved, unless yours is the last team standing. The Terra ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:09 pm

Pungo Raiders

Raiders Advance With Dominant Victory

By Steve Barnes It was over in 53 minutes. The Pungo Christian Academy Raiders advanced to the second round of the North Carolina Independent Schools ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:39 pm

Northside Panthers

Northside gets creative to keep athletes active

When the North Carolina High School Athletic Association loosened restrictions enough to where schools could do more than condition, Northside High School Athletic Director Jared ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Monday, October 19, 2020 6:23 pm

Pungo Raiders

Raiders and Knights open state tournament play Tuesday

The Pungo Christian Academy Raiders drew the second seed, while the Terra Ceia Knights are unseeded in the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association (NCISAA) ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Sunday, October 18, 2020 8:27 pm

Pungo Raiders

Raiders capture fourth-straight conference title

The Pungo Academy Raiders girls varsity volleyball team continued its dominant season, sweeping the The Albemarle School, 3-0, for the team’s fourth consecutive Tar Heel ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Friday, October 16, 2020 6:19 pm

Business

112 and counting for Washington’s oldest retailer

At least three Beaufort County businesses have achieved centenarian status. The Daily News profiled Alligood’s Garage (107) on Wednesday. Today, Stewart’s Jewelry Store, checking in ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Friday, October 16, 2020 1:45 am

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