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Breweries will provide boost to local economy, Main Street

The first two breweries to be located in Washington will provide a boost to Main Street and the local economy when they open for business. ... Read more

3 days ago by Brandon Tester.

County, city approve grants for Pamlico Air expansion

The Beaufort County Board of Commissioners and Washington City Council both recently approved performance-based grants that will provide a combined $140,000 in incentives for Economic ... Read more

1 week ago by Brandon Tester.

More relief on its way for businesses

Another round of financial assistance will soon be available to North Carolina businesses, many of which are hurting because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The new ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Brandon Tester.

Local gallery brings in new artists

One is a U.S. Navy veteran whose paintings are based in realism. The other is a Virginia native who enjoys repurposing materials — specifically those that ... Read more

2 months ago by Brandon Tester.

Vidant Beaufort Hospital restricts visitation in response to anticipated community spread

Vidant is taking steps to ensure the safety of all. Vidant remains vigilant with its screening process for all visitors, entry requirements and visitor restrictions ... Read more

2 months ago by Vidant Health.

Rain and cold weather cause slight streetscape delay

City of Washington Public Works Director Adam Waters couldn’t talk long. He was headed to Main Street to take the asphalt temperature. Waters wasn’t looking ... Read more

2 months ago by Steve Barnes.

A talent turns full time in thriving rental market

Laura Darre has a unique talent. The Washington Park resident has an uncanny ability to see past the flaws to the possibilities beneath. And that’s ... Read more

2 months ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

Design is in demand in COVID era

In April, the large studio in the back of Watson in Homes looked more like an assembly line for PPE. Fabric and ties to piece ... Read more

2 months ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

Almost there — Main Street will reopen soon

In the COVID-19-induced craziness that is 2020, reopening West Main Street through downtown Washington might be the brightest spot of the year so far. The ... Read more

2 months ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

BeauCo Kids — 9 years old and growing

Kayla Ballance never considered herself to be a girly-girl. She grew up on a hog farm in the southern Pitt County town of Grifton and ... Read more

3 months ago by Steve Barnes.

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