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March for justice on the Washington waterfront

Chants of “I can’t breathe!” and “No justice, no peace” could be heard on the Washington waterfront as protesters gathered for the “Together We Rise” ... Read more

20 hours ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

Award-winning game helps identify scams

RALEIGH — Marketplace scams affect one in four households each year at an estimated loss to individuals and families of $50 billion, yet most consumers believe ... Read more

2 days ago by Better Business Bureau.

City warns of utility phone scams

The City of Washington is warning of scam phone calls threatening local utility customers with service interruptions, despite the fact that utility companies were compelled ... Read more

5 days ago by Matt Debnam.

Drug trade continues unhindered by COVID-19

While the coronavirus has altered many aspects of daily life, the use and sale of illegal drugs in Beaufort County remains largely the same, according ... Read more

5 days ago by Matt Debnam.

Jail project could be delayed again

COVID-19 may delay a major jail project that has suffered a series of delays since the aging facility’s door-locking system began to fail in early ... Read more

1 week ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

Man charged with wife’s murder apprehended in Washington

The Greene County Sheriff’s Office arrested Snow Hill resident Daniel Herrera in Washington on Monday, charging him with his wife’s murder. According to Green County ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Matt Debnam.

Belhaven police investigating George Street shooting

BELHAVEN — The Belhaven Police Department is investing a shooting on George Street that took place early last Friday morning. “Sometime around 1:45 a.m. on ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Matt Debnam.

Hamilton death continues to elude analysts

A report by the renowned forensic investigation agency Microtrace LLC has yielded no definitive answers as to what animal killed 77-year-old Pungo Christian Academy teacher ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

First offender in state prison custody dies of COVID-19

From North Carolina Department of Public Safety   RALEIGH — An offender housed at Pender Correctional Institution who tested positive for COVID-19 has died at ... Read more

1 month ago by The Daily News.

Operations suspended at one prison to bring relief to Neuse Correctional staff

From North Carolina Department of Public Safety   RALEIGH — Due to the outbreakof COVID-19 at one prison facility, the North Carolina Division of Prisons ... Read more

1 month ago by The Daily News.

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