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Suspect charged in shooting death

From Pitt County Sheriff’s Department A man has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of an Aurora resident.  At 1:02 p.m. on Thursday ... Read more

5 days ago by The Daily News.

Museum elects new board chairman

AURORA – On Friday, March 26, Beaufort County resident and retired state senator Bill Cook accepted the nomination to serve as the new chairman of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Aurora Fossil Museum.

Town receives state grant

AURORA – The town recently received a grant from the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality to aid in the purchase of a new wood ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Chelsea Hofmann.

Home deemed total loss after fire

AURORA – Officials with the Aurora Volunteer Fire Department believe electrical issues caused a residential fire that occurred on March 4 and 5.  The fire ... Read more

1 month ago by Chelsea Hofmann.

Board approves budget, discusses drainage issues

AURORA – The town board held its monthly meeting on Monday and discussed proposed budgets for the next fiscal year and issues regarding drainage throughout ... Read more

1 month ago by Chelsea Hofmann.

Town of Aurora continues improvement projects despite setbacks

The town of Aurora has faced setbacks during the pandemic but has multiple projects underway according to town clerk and finance officer Judi Lannon.  “Aurora ... Read more

2 months ago by Chelsea Hofmann.

Army vet has a vision for his hometown

AURORA — Anthony Tyre might not be the only person in eastern North Carolina to own four buildings, but it’s a safe bet that he’s ... Read more

5 months ago by Steve Barnes.

Two grants add to food security on south side

Eagle’s Wings’ satellite food distribution site in the Aurora-Edward-Blounts Creek area has been awarded two grants to assist in feeding those in what’s known as ... Read more

6 months ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

Fossil museum reopens with Tripadvisor accolades

By KAREN THIEL For the Washington Daily News   Fossil fans can now return to the Aurora Fossil Museum. Along with other changes, the Aurora ... Read more

6 months ago by The Daily News.

Fossil museum megalodon license plate launches during ‘Shark Week’

By KAREN THIEL For the Washington Daily News The Aurora Fossil Museum has launched a must-have license plate for North Carolinian shark geeks, fossil freaks, ... Read more

8 months ago by Matt Debnam.

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