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Marina project moves forward

After much discussion about the project’s potential effects on the region, the Washington City Council on Monday approved a request from the developer of Bridge ... Read more

3 days ago by Brandon Tester.

Thermo Fisher investing $154M in Pitt County

RALEIGH — Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. will create 290 new jobs in Pitt County, Gov. Roy Cooper announced Tuesday. The company will invest $154 million ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Worker advocates seek more NC aid as federal benefits expire

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina’s unemployed need higher and longer jobless benefits from the state more than ever now that additional federal benefits created during ... Read more

4 days ago by The Associated Press.

Groundbreaking ceremony kicks off construction of Main Street Inn

Twenty years after Felicia Huggins opened Salon 208, she and her husband Wayne broke ground for another business — one they hope will help fill ... Read more

1 week ago by Brandon Tester.

City Council to consider code amendment for boat storage facility

Washington City Council on Monday will consider a request from Bridge Harbor Marina LLC to amend the city code in order to facilitate the development ... Read more

1 week ago by Brandon Tester.

Pinetown Family Dollar and Dollar Tree combo store opens Sept. 16

Dollar Tree Inc. has announced that its new Family Dollar and Dollar Tree combo store in Pinetown will open Thursday, Sept. 16. “Small towns have ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Brandon Tester.

A bittersweet goodbye: Schmitt’s to close after 32 years

There may be more room on the shelves at Schmitt’s Jewelry and Gifts this week, but storeowners Roddy and Ruth Schmitt say their hearts are ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Karen Thiel.

County sees increase in alcohol sales during pandemic

By Philip Sayblack For the Washington Daily News Alcohol sales in Beaufort County have increased during the pandemic. Data from the North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage ... Read more

4 weeks ago by The Daily News.

Commissioner scrutinizes attorney’s opinion regarding conflict of interest

The Beaufort County Commissioners this week approved a contract with CivicPlus to redesign and host the county’s website, but Commissioner Stan Deatherage — whose company, ... Read more

1 month ago by Brandon Tester.

Developer lays out proposal for vacant Hotel Louise property

The vacant Hotel Louise building in downtown Washington could soon be decontaminated and revitalized with a grocery store and 42 apartment units. Located at 163 ... Read more

1 month ago by Brandon Tester.

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