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Former bank building has new owner

Agape Health Services has purchased the former Wells Fargo property on South Market Street. The organization hasn’t officially stated what the building will be used ... Read more

2 days ago by Brandon Tester.

Local boatbuilding talent pipeline continues growth

Twenty people graduated from Pamlico Yachtworks’ composite training program in a ceremony Thursday, bringing the company closer to its commitment to create approximately 200 jobs ... Read more

1 week ago by Brandon Tester.

Bill would end additional unemployment benefit

The N.C. House on Thursday passed a bill that would withdraw the state from the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation agreement, which provides an additional $300 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Brandon Tester.

Boat builder buying NC company, seeks to create 500 new jobs

NEW BERN (AP) — The world’s largest fishing and recreational boat builder on Thursday announced its acquisition of North Carolina-based Hatteras Yachts, with plans to ... Read more

1 month ago by The Associated Press.

‘A beer for everyone’: New brewery opening soon in downtown Washington

There’s a simple motto at Two Rivers Alehouse. “The whole thing is we want everybody to be able to come in here and find a ... Read more

1 month ago by Brandon Tester.

County evaluates effects of pandemic, looks to future

The Beaufort County Commissioners last week got a glimpse of how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the local economy. As expected, the local economy took ... Read more

1 month ago by Brandon Tester.

County accepts bid for industrial park lot

With a 6-1 vote, the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners on Monday approved Harry Smith’s bid of $46,575 — or $7,500 per acre — for a ... Read more

2 months ago by Brandon Tester.

Art gallery welcomes new potter

Lemonade Art Gallery is pleased to welcome Massachusetts-based potter Carolyn Daly Shedd as a featured artist at the gallery. Shedd began taking pottery lessons in ... Read more

2 months ago by Chelsea Hofmann.

State’s unemployment rate falls to 5.2% in March

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina’s unemployment rate fell sharply in March, state officials announced on Friday, as the number of people holding jobs grew by ... Read more

2 months ago by The Associated Press.

Harris promoted to general manager for Park Boat Company

Park Boat Company announced the promotion of Bryan Harris to general manager effective immediately. Harris will oversee the day-today business dealings of the Washington dealership. ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

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