Three face drug charges after citizen complaints lead to arrest in Beaufort County
WASHINGTON, N.C. (WITN) - Three people from Beaufort County are facing drug charges from citizen complaints leading to an investigation. Caitlyn Marie Wyatt, James Earl Rodgers, and Jessica Virginia Coffman (respectively) were arrested after citizens complained about property crimes in the neighborhood and heavy traffic to Rodger’s home. The...
Early voting in primary election ends next Saturday
Beaufort County residents who want to vote early and in-person in the 2024 primary election have one week left to meet the important deadline – 3 p.m. on Saturday, Mar. 2. The primary election day, which includes the presidential preference primary, is Tuesday, March. 5. There are three early voting sites in Beaufort County: Aurora […] The post Early voting in primary election ends next Saturday appeared first on Washington Daily News.
DNA match reunites Bonner family, sparking historic Sycamore Cemetery restoration
WASHINGTON, NC — A historic cemetery is now being restored after a DNA match between two cousins. Several members of the Bonner family are buried in the Sycamore Cemetery. They’re credited with the founding of the City of Washington. News 12’s learned how this family reunion came about...
Bertie vs. Washington High School championship game closed to parents and fans
PLYMOUTH, N.C. (WITN) - In a rare move, the bleachers were empty at the match-up between Bertie and Washington County High Schools on Friday night. The Washington County Panthers could be seen leaving the campus to play against the Bertie County Falcons in the Four Rivers Conference Championship basketball game at 5:00 pm.
Beaufort County is actually getting a brand-new school
The new combined school to replace Eastern Elementary and J.C. Tayloe will be an enormous benefit to the county. I was disappointed that the motion to accept the $42 million was not unanimously approved by both boards. If the grant was rejected by Beaufort County; the funds would have went to another county.
WNCT.com’s Best of Pets: Pepperoni and Iris
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — The Beaufort County Animal Shelter has two litters of puppies for adoption. Iris, an eight-week-old Pitbull mix, is one of seven puppies who arrived at the shelter on Monday. In Iris’ litter, there are six females and one male. Pepperoni is one of six puppies. In Pepperoni’s litter, there are four […]
BELHAVEN POLICE DEPARTMENT: Jan. 29- Feb. 4 2024
The following incidents were reported to and investigated by the Belhaven Police Department for the period of January 29-February 4, 2024. False pretenses/swindle/confidence game, Mill St. Animal welfare check, Union St. near Bay. Suspicious activity, no address listed. January 30. No incidents reported. January 31. Destruction/damage/vandalism of property, Edward St.
High school basketball: Jaguars in dominant form as state playoffs loom
FARMVILLE – Larry Williford is confident that his Farmville Central boys are ready for the postseason, which could be unsettling news for opponents in the NCHSAA Class 2A basketball playoffs. This sentiment came in the aftermath of his Jaguars rolling over Washington 90-59 Friday night in the Jaguar Den for another Eastern Plains 2A Conference tournament title. “We’re ready,” Williford said. “There’s no doubt in my mind.” ...
Today the gas price is close to $3.09 in Pantego as of 2024-02-22. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.270, a week ago the price is $3.278 , according to AAA.
Basketball state tournament seeds to be announced Saturday
The Washington High School boys basketball team has the best chance of the county schools to have a first round home game in the state basketball tournament. The Pam Pack is 19-7 going into Friday’s Eastern Plains Conference tournament at top-seeded Farmville Central. The Jags are 24-1 and have won four of the last five 2A state titles.
Body found in a wooded area in Beaufort County
A body was found in a wooded area in Beaufort County on Sunday. Beaufort County Sheriff's Office investigators say the skeletal remains were found near near River Road in Washington. The remains were taken to ECU Health and deputies are investigating the death. Annette is originally a Midwest gal, born...
Jamesville will have an official Christmas Tree
It’s never too early to begin thinking about Christmas. That’s the feeling in Jamesville as the Town Commissioners have solved the town’s tree lighting dilemma. Jamesville resident Ann Martin is the new director of the town’s regular meeting place, The Friendly Spot. Martin approached Jamesville Town Clerk Kim Cockrell before Christmas inquiring about a Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at The Friendly Spot.. Unfortunately, the town was treeless. ...
Sips & Dips coming to Chocowinity
CHOCOWINITY, N.C. (WNCT) — A new hotspot is coming to Chocowinity that has a lot to offer. Sips & Dips will offer milkshakes, coffee, lemonades, kid’s beverages and more. They also will be doing free movie nights in the summer and will carve out time for game nights in the winter. Tiffany Hunt, the owner […]
Warren Allen named Young Professional of the Year
By Ellen Brabo, For the Washington Daily News The Washington Beaufort County Chamber of Commerce named Warren Allen as Young Professional of the Year at its 120th annual banquet held at the Washington Civic Center in January. Allen, known for his roles in local businesses including the 1906 Bistro and Bourbon Bar and Elite Truck, […] The post Warren Allen named Young Professional of the Year appeared first on Washington Daily News.
Urgent: Water Outages and Low Pressure on N Boyd Rd and Shiloh Church Rd - Advisory for Northside Residents
A System Pressure Advisory is in effect for certain water consumers on North Boyd Road and Shiloh Church Road in Beaufort County Northside, District III. These customers are facing water outages and low pressure due to urgent water line repairs. The impacted addresses on North Boyd Road are 6798, 6973, 7016, 7080, and 7099. All customers on Shiloh Church Road are also affected. This situation may increase the risk of bacteria entering the water supply.
UPDATE: Adult skeletal remains found in Washington
One set of adult skeletal remains and clothing was found near River Road in Washington on Sunday, Feb. 18 by detectives with Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO). The remains were given to a medical examiner with ECU Health who will collect a DNA sample. The examiner will determine the sex and age of the remains. […] The post UPDATE: Adult skeletal remains found in Washington appeared first on Washington Daily News.
Deed transfers: February 4-10, 2024
The following property transactions were made in Beaufort County from February 4-10, 2024. Steven M Wood to Bonnie Pelaez, Lots 1 & 2, Block B, Arbor Bluffs Beaufort Co. Isidro Hernandez to Isidro Hernandez, Lot 5 Block A Harris Acres, Chocowinity Township. James Gregory Wiltz to John Lewark, Lot 74...
Southside High School students visit P.S Jones Alumni Museum for Black History Month
WASHINGTON, N.C (WNCT) — Southside High School students on Thursday went to the P.S Jones Alumni Museum as part of their Black History Month education. Raven Cathey, a social studies teacher and organizer of the trip, said this was a plan that she hoped would inspire her students. “I hope that my kids learn to […]
The Suits to Perform in Washington
WASHINGTON, NC – Sing and dance your way through the 50s, 60s 70s & 80s with The Suits in a special, high-energy concert at Historic Turnage Theatre on Thursday, March 7, 2024 at 7:30 p.m. Single tickets for this one-time performance in Washington are $30. The only available seating...
Health Inspections February 4-10, 2024
The following public health inspections were made in Beaufort County from February 4-10 John Cotton Tayloe School, 910 Tarboro St., Washington, grade A, final score 92. Spoon River Artwork & Market, 263 Pamlico St., Belhaven, grade A, final score 97.5. Vinny’s Pizza, 880 U.S. Hwy. 264 Bypass, Belhaven, grade A,...