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Beaufort County

Flying Pig Provisions fills a downtown need

It’s hard to think of downtown Washington as a food desert with several restaurants and the Harbor District Market right there on Main Street. However, ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 1:35 pm

Southside Seahawks

Southside’s gentle giant-there when you need him

If Otis Harrell was an Avenger, he would be Ironman, but they’d have to build a bigger costume. The 6’7 Harrell has served as Southside’s ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 1:13 pm

Beaufort County

Billy Jefferson returns to Main Street

Big Bargain is back. One of Main Street’s most familiar faces is spending more time in his furniture store these days, perhaps as an early ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Monday, November 23, 2020 7:34 pm

Editorials

Main Street is open, let’s go shopping

It took almost eight months, but the day has finally arrived. Washington’s Main Street is open and the collective sigh of relief that blew all ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Monday, November 23, 2020 7:25 pm

Pungo Raiders

Raiders title bid falls short-four make All-State

Pungo Christian Academy will have to wait another year to claim a state championship after a 36-22 loss to Bethel Christian of Kinston in the ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Saturday, November 21, 2020 11:10 am

News

Mayor Hodges’ vision becomes reality

Washington’s late mayor, Mac Hodges, was having lunch with his family in downtown New
 Bern when an idea popped into his head. Four years later, ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Friday, November 20, 2020 4:24 pm

Business

Rain and cold weather cause slight streetscape delay

City of Washington Public Works Director Adam Waters couldn’t talk long. He was headed to Main Street to take the asphalt temperature. Waters wasn’t looking ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Thursday, November 19, 2020 4:37 pm

News Main

Middle school basketball scheduled, P.S. Jones adds golf

Beaufort County middle school basketball players will hit the hardwood as scheduled assuming a spike in COVID-19 cases doesn’t bench them. The virus cancelled fall ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:17 pm

News Main

Raiders to play for state title

One thing is certain in a fall sports season full of uncertainty. The Pungo Christian Academy football season will end this weekend as the Raiders ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 5:01 pm

News Main

Players must wear masks as new volleyball season begins

The public school volleyball season is just getting started right about the time it should be ending and there’s a new COVID-19 related twist — ... Read more

by Steve Barnes, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 5:01 pm

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