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Washington City Council considers term extension

Should members of Washington City Council serve for four years instead of two? That’s a question City Council has been debating and researching recently. No ... Read more

4 hours ago by Brandon Tester.

Hero returns home after 80 years

Beaufort County’s first service member to die in World War II has returned home after almost 80 years.  Howard David Hodges was just 20 years ... Read more

9 hours ago by Chelsea Hofmann.

Caboose Garden to begin construction

BELHAVEN — Small Town Main Street has announced a timeline for the development of the caboose garden.  The garden was proposed at the Board of ... Read more

9 hours ago by Chelsea Hofmann.

Pinwheel garden planted for child abuse prevention

In honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Beaufort County Department of Social Services planted a pinwheel garden at their facility to bring attention to ... Read more

9 hours ago by Chelsea Hofmann.

City Council denies subdivision plat

The couple looking to redevelop the property that houses the defunct Racquet Club of Washington into an 18-lot single-family residential subdivision will have to wait ... Read more

14 hours ago by Brandon Tester.

Vidant pauses Johnson & Johnson vaccinations

Vidant Health continues to follow guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

16 hours ago by Vidant Health.

Health Department to halt Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Today the FDA and CDC have recommended halting the administration of the Johnson & Johnson  (Janssen) vaccine.   More than 6.8 million doses of the J&J ... Read more

16 hours ago by Beaufort County Health Department.

Swan Quarter, Cedar Island ferry routes to resume service

OCRACOKE – The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division will resume service on Pamlico Sound between Cedar Island, Swan Quarter and Ocracoke today. Service will begin ... Read more

17 hours ago by N.C. Department of Transportation.

Health department to offer Johnson & Johnson vaccine at drive-thru clinic

The Beaufort County Health Department will offer the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last at a drive-thru clinic ... Read more

1 day ago by Brandon Tester.

Former ECU faculty member gives surprise $5.2 million to School of Music

GREENVILLE — A former East Carolina University faculty member left the university a multi-million-dollar gift in her will that will support School of Music scholarships. Beatrice ... Read more

1 day ago by East Carolina University.

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