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‘The Dinner Party’ hits Turnage stage this weekend

What happens when six people receive a mysterious invitation to a dinner party? You end up with laughter, tears and a deeper insight about love ... Read more

19 hours ago by Arts of the Pamlico.

River cottage renovation makes the most of old and new

BLOUNTS CREEK — Some say the best fishing to be had can be found on Blounts Creek. Others say the kayaking is fantastic on these ... Read more

19 hours ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

New arts organization offers ‘alternative’ take

A new nonprofit is offering an alternative take on the arts in Beaufort County. The Washington-based Alternative Stage, which includes film company Haunted Pamlico, is ... Read more

4 days ago by Matt Debnam.

Enduring architecture: ranch-style homes still a find 60 years later

Past Havens Gardens and over the Runyon Creek bridge, River Road rolls through Washington Park. The parklike setting of “The Park” has been a constant ... Read more

6 days ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

Snow day brings beauty, fun to Beaufort County

While snow days can present treacherous road conditions, logistical headaches and unfortunate shortages of milk and bread, for a child, there’s nothing quite so magical. ... Read more

7 days ago by Matt Debnam.

New film explores themes of slavery, resistance and identity

It all starts with a field trip by local school counselor Chynna Bonner and her class to the Washington Waterfront Underground Railroad Museum. As historian ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Matt Debnam.

Bath Elementary celebrates 100 days

On Feb. 7, Bath Elementary School celebrated the 100th Day of School. The school was decorated with 100th Day banners and posters. The teachers planned ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Matt Debnam.

Major grant will Raise the Roof

Arts of the Pamlico is $714,000 closer to restoring the roof of its home, the Turnage Theatre. The arts nonprofit announced Thursday that AOP is ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

In the air: the origin of Valentine’s Day and celebrating it year-round

Today is Valentine’s Day — the day of love, the day of romance. Though most people living in the U.S., the United Kingdom, France, Mexico, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

African Children’s Choir brings uplifting performance to Washington

From all the way across the Atlantic Ocean, Washington will have some very special visitors next week as the African Children’s Choir shares the gift ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Matt Debnam.

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