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Group gives away 100 turkeys, sodas

Several businesses came together on Wednesday to make sure that local families could have turkey and beverages on their tables for Thanksgiving dinner. Volunteers distributed ... Read more

18 hours ago by Brandon Tester.

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

23 hours ago by Steve Barnes.

Students donate 46 blankets to hospital

Students from Washington Montessori School recently visited Vidant Beaufort Hospital and donated 46 blankets to the Labor and Delivery department. This is the 16th year ... Read more

1 day ago by Vidant Health.

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

3 days ago by Steve Barnes.

Small businesses prep for busy weekend

Local small businesses will have some much-needed time in the spotlight this Saturday. Small Business Saturday, the second in a string of shopping “holidays” that ... Read more

3 days ago by Brandon Tester.

Holiday events on deck in Washington

A year filled with twists and turns is set to end with rare tastes of normalcy for Beaufort County residents. The Washington Harbor District Alliance, ... Read more

6 days ago by Brandon Tester.

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

6 days ago by Steve Barnes.

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

7 days ago by Steve Barnes.

County’s COVID-19 metrics trending positively

Beaufort County’s COVID-19 numbers have been trending in a positive direction following a spike in positive cases two months ago, giving local health officials some ... Read more

1 week ago by Brandon Tester.

Council advances several projects

The Washington City Council approved the next step in a pair of projects and directed city staff to look into a third during Monday’s meeting, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Steve Barnes.

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