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More local schools to offer in-person classes 4 days a week

Five more schools in the Beaufort County Schools system that are operating under Plan B — Washington High School, Northside High, Beaufort County Early College ... Read more

2 hours ago by Brandon Tester.

More NC frontline workers can get vaccine starting Wednesday

As of Wednesday, additional members of Group 3 in the state’s vaccination plan will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Gov. Roy Cooper and ... Read more

5 hours ago by Brandon Tester.

Broadband available to students through pilot program

Hyde County Schools is looking to increase access to broadband for students throughout the county.  Hyde County has been identified as severely lacking access to ... Read more

6 hours ago by Chelsea Hofmann.

Chocowinity Mayor perseveres after tragedy

Jimmy Mobley, long-time mayor of Chocowinity, recently lost his family business following an accident but support from the community has made all the difference.  “It ... Read more

7 hours ago by Chelsea Hofmann.

Police investigating Saturday shooting

The Washington Police Department is investigating a shooting Saturday morning that left one man injured. The WPD responded to a report of a vehicle crash ... Read more

7 hours ago by Chelsea Hofmann.

Vidant begins scheduling Group 3 appointments

GREENVILLE — Vidant Health has opened COVID-19 vaccine appointment scheduling for eligible Group 3 community members – child care and PreK-12 school workers – from ... Read more

10 hours ago by Brandon Tester.

WDN takes top press awards

The Washington Daily News was recognized as the top newspaper of its size in the North Carolina Press Association’s annual newspaper contest. NCPA members were ... Read more

11 hours ago by The Daily News.

County Republicans meet Saturday

The Beaufort County Republican Party has announced that it will kick off the new election cycle with precinct meetings on March 6 at Southern Acres, ... Read more

12 hours ago by The Daily News.

Veto override of NC school reopening bill fails in Senate

RALEIGH (AP) — The state Senate failed on Monday to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of Republican legislation that would have directed North Carolina’s ... Read more

23 hours ago by The Associated Press.

Concealed carry resolution approved; goes into effect April 1

As of April 1, the carrying of concealed handguns will no longer be prohibited on or in Beaufort County property, except in places where doing ... Read more

23 hours ago by Brandon Tester.

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