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Washington police chief discusses preliminary crime stats

Washington Police Chief Stacy Drakeford shared some insights regarding the city’s preliminary crime statistics from 2020, which have yet to be released to the public. ... Read more

4 hours ago by Chelsea Hofmann.

Turnage Theatre receives grant to repair historic space

The Turnage Theatre has received a grant totaling $750,000 through the Emergency Supplemental Historic Preservation Fund to repair structural damage incurred from Hurricanes Florence and ... Read more

6 hours ago by Chelsea Hofmann.

Advertisements of Washington past living in the present

The walls of buildings throughout Washington’s historic downtown are covered in stories of the past. Flaking and faded paint advertisements on worn bricks allow us ... Read more

1 day ago by The Daily News.

15th Street public symposium to be held Jan. 21

The City of Washington is seeking public input for a safety project along 15th Street, from US 17/Carolina Avenue to Brown Street. Please join us ... Read more

2 days ago by City of Washington.

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.

Washington Police Department: Jan. 4-10, 2021

The following incidents were reported to and investigated by the Washington Police Department during the period of Jan. 4-10, 2021. Jan. 4 Mental case at ... Read more

3 days ago by The Daily News.

Grant funds will help repair Turnage Theatre, Pantego Rosenwald School

RALEIGH — The North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office on Thursday announced $9,172,500 in federal grant funding for 22 historic preservation projects in 18 counties, ... Read more

7 days ago by N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

Washington ponders next step in Moss East development plan

Plans for the second phase of the Moss Landing development are causing some concern about whether there will be a public boardwalk lining the property’s ... Read more

1 week ago by Brandon Tester.

Former Washington mayor remembered as respected leader, teacher

Even after he retired from the classroom, Floyd G. Brothers never stopped teaching. Instead, he became a mentor and friend to future generations of local ... Read more

1 week ago by Brandon Tester.

Latest 15th Street concept doesn’t include widening

As discussions continue on how to improve 15th Street, the project’s lead engineer thinks a viable plan that doesn’t include widening the road will emerge. ... Read more

1 week ago by Steve Barnes.

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