Tuesday May 14
NTSB Wants Drunk Driving Threshold Lowered To .05
A decade-old benchmark for determining when a driver is legally intoxicated -- the 0.08 blood-alcohol content rate -- should be lowered to 0.05, reducing the amount a motorist can drink before being presumed to be drunk, federal safety officials said Tuesday.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Gaston Gazette
Amber Alert straight to smartphones - whether you asked or not
An Amber Alert that had smartphones screaming across the state late Sunday night turned out to be a false report.
Government Obtains Wide AP Phone Records In Probe
The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press in what the news cooperative's top executive called a "massive and unprecedented intrusion" into how news organizations gather the news.
Sun May 12, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
Amber Alert issued for 3-year-old in Lincoln County
The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office issued an Amber Alert on Sunday for a 3-year-old girl who it said was abducted by her mother's boyfriend.
Thu May 09, 2013
Beaufort Co. deputies pull over alleged heroin trafficker
Megueil Dewayne Gardner, 42, of Dickerson Avenue in Greenville, was arrested on Wednesday and placed in the Beaufort County Detention under a $220,500 secured bond.
Mon May 06, 2013
Two Washington Residents Killed In Wreck
First Sergeant Jeff Gordon says Roxanne Swanner, 21, and Santez Keys, 29, were involved in an accident on West U.S. 64 near Wendell Boulevard in Wake County around 4:20 p.m. Officials say Swanner tried to pass another vehicle on the left, but struck the rear of the vehicle and lost control of her car.
Sun May 05, 2013
Israeli Warplanes Strike Syria In Escalation
Israeli warplanes struck areas in and around the Syrian capital Sunday, setting off a series of explosions as they targeted a shipment of highly accurate, Iranian-made guided missiles believed to be on their way to Lebanon's Hezbollah militant group, officials and activists said.
Sat May 04, 2013
Gov. Pat McCrory Delivers Weekly Republican Address
McCrory says Washington has shown weak leadership, while the country's 30 Republican governors are innovating to improve the lives of their citizens.
Obama Doesn't Foresee U.S. Ground Troops In Syria
President Barack Obama said Friday he doesn't foresee any circumstance requiring the U.S. to send ground troops into Syria, even as Washington pursues more evidence about the regime's purported use of chemical weapons.
Fri May 03, 2013
5 Arrested After Report Of Heroin Use In Walmart Parking Lot
The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Drug Unit arrested 5 people after a report they were using heroin in the Washington Walmart parking lot this week.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
One farm grows many farmers
Many new farmers have spent time working at Alex and Betsy Hitt's Peregrine Farm in Graham.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Decker ~ Peck
Mary Page Peck and Brian Robert Decker were married Saturday, the twenty seventh of April at 6:00 in the evening at First United Methodist Church in Washington, NC.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
52 New Jobs Coming To Beaufort County
The Governor's Office says ProNamic Industries plans to create 52 new jobs and invest more than $8.5 million over the next three years with its facility in Washington.
Washington Names New City Manager
The city said since 2006, Alligood worked as a county manager in Granville County, overseeing more than 250 full-time staffers.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
A Fourth of Americans Age 6 to 34 Are Hispanic
According to a new report from Experian Marketing Services, the largest racial/ethnic minority group in the United States, the Hispanic population, is only growing larger.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Stolen iPhone Leads Deputies To Thieves
Washington Police said an iPhone had been stolen during a car break-in, and Washington investigators tracked the phone to the Greenville Mall.