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Deadly shooting in Washington has residents taking action
WASHINGTON, N.C. (WITN) - People who live near where a deadly shooting took place in Washington over the weekend are taking action to protect themselves. Washington police say 52-year-old Eric Whitney Senior was shot and killed at East 8th Street and Charlotte Street on Saturday around 6 p.m. Bill Waters...
Housing needs for teachers, retirees and job applicants
As Carol and I have gotten older, we have looked at the possibility of downsizing and moving into a smaller house. Our yard and house are quite big and require a lot of work. The yard work I can mostly do but have been advised by the doctor to stay off ladders.
Man to face video arraignment today following Monday's armed standoff
Craven County, NC — A video arraignment is scheduled for Jerry Anderson following the armed standoff that took place on Monday, Feb. 26. District Attorney Thomas informed News 12 that Anderson's video visit will occur this morning, Tuesday, Feb. 27 around 10:30 a.m. Anderson is being charged with misdemeanor...
Three teens found with guns in possession, one of them stolen
NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) — New Bern police responded to a complaint of juveniles with weapons in the area. On Monday, just after 1:30 p.m., officers responded to First Avenue and Cedar Street. They found three male teens and recovered three guns. Officials said one of the guns was reported stolen. Two of the teens […]
Cherry Point Air Show seating options & vehicle registration available
CHERRY POINT, N.C. (WITN) - Highfliers in the east can now register premium seating and parking this year’s Cherry Point Air Show. The event runs from May 11th to the 12th. The air station says there is free general admission and parking, but those who want premium seating may want to act fast to secure their spot. Spots range from $20 to $300 with different amenities like food, privacy, and shade. Premium seating can be bought online here.
Sunken boat being retrieved from Neuse River, headed to Duck Creek Marina
We have a follow up to a story we told you about on News12 This Morning on Monday, Feb. 26, 2024. The boat that is sinking in the Neuse River by East Front Street in New Bern is set to be removed. That's according to Ben Lindemann who works in the downtown New Bern area. Lindemann sent us the video of the boat in the river.
Suspect in custody in Craven County standoff
WILMAR, N.C. (WNCT) — The Craven County Sheriff’s Office has taken the suspect involved in Monday’s standoff into custody. WNCT’s Sarah Gray Barr reports the suspect, who had barricaded himself inside a home, was taken into custody just after 4 p.m. The area of U.S. Hwy. 17 from Kite Town Road to Irene Drive that […]
WPD investigating fatal weekend shooting
On Saturday, Feb. 25 at approximately 6 p.m. officers received a report of shots fired with an injured person at E. 8th Street at Charlotte Street. Upon arrival lifesaving measures were in progress by a bystander. The victim was transported to ECU Beaufort where he succumbed to his injuries. The male victim has been identified […] The post WPD investigating fatal weekend shooting appeared first on Washington Daily News.
Craven County schools presented with $15 million for new classrooms
NEW BERN, N.C. — In a surprise announcement on Tuesday, State Superintendent Catherine Truitt presented Craven County Schools with a generous grant of over $15 million to fund the proposed project of adding 20 classrooms to Tucker Creek Middle School. The funding for this project is a result of a partnership between the North Carolina […]
North Carolina Girls High School Basketball: How to Stream the Bertie High School vs. Pamlico County High School Game - February 27
There is an intriguing high school clash in Bayboro, NC on Tuesday, February 27 (tipping off at 5:30 PM ET), with Pamlico County High School hosting Bertie High School. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!
Three county teams advance in state basketball tournament
The Washington and Northside boys and the Panthers girls advanced to the second round of the state basketball tournament with victories Tuesday night. Washington: The 15th seeded Pam Pack (20-7) was tied with #18 Wilson Beddingfield (18-9) 50-50 starting the fourth quarter at Dave Smith Gym. Eight minutes of game action later, they were walking off their home court with a 79-59 victory.
A Town Called Bath
The bells of Bath ring at noon, and their sounding out is general across the broad peninsula where lies the oldest North Carolina town. Once these chimes are done, only the occasional screeching of gulls and scrawking of great blue herons break the silence lying over the old port. The town sits 10 feet above the water, and a rise near the foot of King Street holds many a soul buried in the former churchyard of the Bath AME Zion Church, now honored by a large marble slab.
Fun FFA Week at Terra Ceia Christian School
By Chloe Alexander (grade 7) Terra Ceia Christian School Terra Ceia Christian School celebrated Future Farmers of America Week Feb. 20 – 23. FFA originally started in 1928. Until 1969, girls were not allowed in FFA. The FFA colors, blue and gold, stand for the blue field of our nation’s flag and the golden corn […] The post Fun FFA Week at Terra Ceia Christian School appeared first on Washington Daily News.
Three face drug charges after citizen complaints lead to arrests in Beaufort County
BEAUFORT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Three people in Beaufort County are facing drug charges after deputies say citizen complaints led to an investigation. Caitlyn Wyatt, James Rodgers, and Jessica Coffman were arrested after deputies say citizens complained about property crimes in the neighborhood and there were a lot of people going to Rodger’s home.
Several fire crews respond to fire at Craven County industrial park
NEW BERN, Craven County — Several fire crews responded to a report of a fire at a hog barn at a Craven County industrial park on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2024. Firefighters arrived on scene and found a working fire on a conveyer belt. Additional units were requested from No....
South Point High School assault under investigation
The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is investigating an assault involving basketball players from South Point High School in Belmont.
EPA head talks about grants, investments to improve New Bern during visit, meeting
NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) — Eastern North Carolina native and current administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency was back in the area on Tuesday. Michael Regan, who is from Goldsboro and the head of the EPA, was in New Bern to talk about grants and investments that can improve the city of New […]
Washington's Pizza Scene: 3 Slices You Can't Miss
In this article, we explore three must-try pizzerias in Washington. Have you had the pleasure of tasting their offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Registration finally open for fisheries division’s symposium on troubled southern flounder fishery
MOREHEAD CITY — Registration is now open for the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries’ Southern Flounder Symposium, first announced in late January, but registration was not open then. The daylong conference will begin at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, March 20 at the Riverfront Convention Center of Craven County,...