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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.

Pamlico Rose to host art exhibit

The Pamlico Rose Institute will host a cumulative exhibit for its first artist-in-residence. The artist-in-residence, Sue Kammers, works with glass to create stained glass pieces ... Read more

3 days ago by Chelsea Hofmann.

Good neighbors preserve Washington’s history

The penultimate Terrell Award for Good Neighbor has been awarded to Joan Cottle for her dutiful restoration of her historic home on East Main Street.  ... Read more

3 days ago by Chelsea Hofmann.

Pets of the week: June 19, 2021

The shelter is open Mondays through Fridays, with the exception of the public coming into the building freely. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the shelter ... Read more

4 days ago by Chelsea Hofmann.

City Council again denies subdivision plat

The developers seeking to turn the property that houses the defunct Racquet Club of Washington into a single-family residential subdivision left City Hall frustrated Monday ... Read more

5 days ago by Brandon Tester.

Six Swim Guide sites fail E. coli test

WASHINGTON – Six sites failed the Swim Guide test this week in the Tar-Pamlico watershed — a sign that it might not be safe to ... Read more

5 days ago by Sound Rivers.

City working on updates to noise ordinance, amplification permit fees

City Manager Jonathan Russell told the Washington City Council on Monday that the city is looking at possible changes to its noise ordinance and noise ... Read more

5 days ago by Brandon Tester.

Washington City Council meets Monday

The Washington City Council is scheduled to meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday in room 214 of the Washington Municipal Building. The agenda includes another step ... Read more

1 week ago by Brandon Tester.

Alligator sightings increase in local waters

Reports of recent alligator sightings have been on the rise, according to the North Carolina Estuarium. “We have heard of a couple of recent alligator ... Read more

1 week ago by Chelsea Hofmann.

‘His legacy will live on’: Washington dedicates Mac Hodges Festival Park

A large crowd gathered on the Washington waterfront Friday for the dedication of Mac “Bear” Hodges Festival Park, which was renamed for Washington’s beloved mayor ... Read more

1 week ago by Brandon Tester.

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