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Law enforcement continues services with extra precautions

As COVID-19 cases increase daily, local law enforcement agencies continue to offer many of the same services they normally do, but delivery of those services ... Read more

2 days ago by Matt Debnam.

Washington, Belhaven docks remain open amid virus threat

Though Washington’s waterfront docks and Dowry Creek Marina are open for dockage, boaters are staying aboard their vessels in response to COVID-19. While operations are ... Read more

3 days ago by Mitchell Thomas.

City of Washington declares state of emergency

The City of Washington has declared a state of emergency, which was signed by Mayor Mac Hodges and put into effect March 25. The full ... Read more

3 days ago by The Daily News.

Health director: close, not casual, contact spreads COVID-19

A Walgreens employee was one of two people in Beaufort County whose COVID-19 tests returned positive on Tuesday, Walgreens corporate office in Deerfield, Illinois, confirmed ... Read more

4 days ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

City taking extra precautions for emergency services personnel

The City of Washington is working to reduce the spread of COVID-19, through social distancing while still maintaining service to the public. In order to ... Read more

4 days ago by City of Washington.

The Hackney in Washington producing hand sanitizer in response to COVID-19

While many businesses are closed and/or employees are being instructed to work from home, The Hackney in Washington, makers of 1000 Piers gin, is finding ... Read more

5 days ago by Mitchell Thomas.

N.C. League of Municipalities helping cities and towns navigate COVID-19

From the N.C. League of Municipalities Even before the first U.S. case of COVID-19, officials at all levels of government brimmed with questions — what-ifs, ... Read more

1 week ago by The Daily News.

Historic preservation nominations now being accepted

A drive around Washington’s historic district reveals a different kind of history in the making — every corner one turns, there’s another building being fixed ... Read more

1 week ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

City of Washington facilities closed to the public

In an abundance of caution and with the health of City of Washington’s citizens and employees in mind, the City of Washington is implementing the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by City of Washington.

Fentanyl pill lab discovered in Pamlico Plantation

A Washington man has been accused of manufacturing pills with the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl in his Pamlico Plantation home. Dylan Holcomb, age 26, was ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

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