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Sheriff: deputies ready to respond if trouble arises

Beaufort County Sheriff Ernie Coleman says his deputies are ready to respond in the event that events take a turn for the worse tonight, following ... Read more

16 hours ago by Matt Debnam.

Peace and a message prevail at waterfront protest

A protest against police brutality in the name of slain Minnesota resident George Floyd sent a strong message Monday afternoon in Washington, and was notably ... Read more

17 hours ago by Matt Debnam.

March for justice on the Washington waterfront

Chants of “I can’t breathe!” and “No justice, no peace” could be heard on the Washington waterfront as protesters gathered for the “Together We Rise” ... Read more

19 hours ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

Photos: Washington waterfront protest

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19 hours ago by Ashley Vansant.

Local leaders react to George Floyd killing, protests

As two separate marches protesting racial injustice and the killing of George Floyd last week by Minneapolis, Minnesota, police officers,  were set to convene on ... Read more

20 hours ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

Second protest planned at Beebe Memorial Park

A second protest has been scheduled in Washington for Monday night. An event on Facebook titled “Black Unity Power Rally” is scheduled for 5 p.m. ... Read more

21 hours ago by Matt Debnam.

COVID-19: state stats at a glance

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in North Carolina continued to rise from 28,053 on Sunday to 29,399 Monday. There have been 944 deaths in ... Read more

21 hours ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

Downtown businesses asked to close early, curfew in effect tonight

Downtown businesses in Washington are being encouraged to close their doors by 4 p.m. today in advance of a protest scheduled on the Washington waterfront ... Read more

22 hours ago by Matt Debnam.

Lowering of NC flags to half-staff for day of mourning to honor COVID-19 victims

From the Office of Gov. Roy Cooper Gov. Roy Cooper has ordered all North Carolina flags at state facilities to be lowered to half-staff beginning ... Read more

23 hours ago by The Daily News.

George Floyd protest planned on Washington waterfront

A week after the death of Minnesota resident George Floyd, protests decrying police brutality have swept the country, moving ever closer to Beaufort County. Now, ... Read more

1 day ago by Matt Debnam.

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