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A Conservative Mayor Fights To Expand Medicaid In North Carolina
Last month, the only hospital in the sleepy town of Belhaven in eastern North Carolina closed its doors, prompting Belhaven Mayor Adam O'Neal to step out of party lines and call for an expansion of Medicaid in North Carolina.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Belhaven's mayor marches to save rural hospitals
Belhaven Mayor Adam O'Neal, left, and civil rights activist Bob Zellner walk in Stafford, Va., on their way to Washington, D.C. O'Neal was walking from the site of the now closed Vidant Pungo Hospital in Belhaven to Washington to protest the closure of his town's hospital.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Beaufort County Man Jailed For Buying Heroin From Law Enforcement
The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office arrested 33-year-old Stacy Jones of Edward following the controlled purchases of heroin.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Busing Obstacles Getting Beaufort County Kids To College For Credit Courses
The Beaufort County School District is looking at ways to maximize efficiency when it comes to using its school bus fleet, and to help more high school students earn college credits in the process.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Deputies: Man sold prescription pain pills
Deputies arrested a Beaufort County man for allegedly selling prescription pain medication.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Historic Beaufort County Church Set To Come Down
First Christian Church on Second Street in Washington went up in flames back on April 28. Bryan Ross, head of properties, says the building will have to come down.
New this Morning: Usda Denies Funding For New Beaufort County Jail
The USDA has told Beaufort County it will not contribute $2 million dollars to a new county jail until the project gets the green light from voters.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Fire Destroys Beaufort County Couple's Business
A building fire has one Beaufort County community rallying around a couple that's been in the sewing business for more than 15 years.
A Republican I could vote for
It's been several decades since I voted for a Republican , but if I lived in the small town of Belhaven, North Carolina , I'd have no problem voting to reelect the Republican mayor.
Mom charged after leaving son in hot car
A Beaufort County mother was charged with a misdemeanor on Monday after she allegedly left her 6-month-old son unattended in a car at a Bridgeton convenience store parking lot on Saturday.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Sheriff's Office Says Search Turns Up Sock With Prescription Drugs At ...
A sock with prescription drugs inside was found during a contraband search of the women's cell area in the Beaufort County Detention Center, according to the sheriff's office.
Institute for Southern Studies
NC Gop mayor marches to DC to urge Medicaid expansion, prevention of 'medical deserts'
Mayor Adam O'Neal of Belhaven, NC is parting ways with his fellow Republicans and taking up the fight for Medicaid expansion following the closure of a hospital in his community.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Belhaven mayor plans walk to DC to save hospital
TV in Greenville reports Mayor Adam O'Neal is planning the walk in an effort to save Vidant Pungo Hospital.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Investigators arrest two people in a pair of break-ins
Two people are charged in a pair of break-ins. Christopher Perdue, 23, of Washington, and Sheryl Kladis, 28, of Chocowinity, are both charged with felony larceny.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Beaufort Co. Commissioners To Discuss Many Topics
A variety of topics lie on the table as the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners prepare to discuss them in a meeting Monday evening.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Drinking Water & Wastewater Systems Report Few Problems From Arthur
The Division of Water Resources reports that public water supply systems and wastewater treatment systems remain operational with no significant incidents reported, and no boil water advisories yet needed.
Damage Reports From Arthur's Path
As our meteorologists have been tracking Hurricane Arthur, we have been following up on damage reports coming into our newsroom from emergency crews and viewers alike.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Curfews imposed; Several shelters opened in North Carolina
Several shelters have been opened in North Carolina for those who need to get out of harm's way.
Does Your Insurance Protect Your Home From Hurricane Or Other Storm Damage
Hurricane Arthur is intensifying. Winds are up to 90 mph. The National Hurricane Center issued a hurricane warning for most of the North Carolina coast.
Beaufort County: State Of Emergency, Evacuation Order & Shelters Opening
A state of emergency and a curfew has been enacted for Beaufort County which includes mandatory evacuations for some parts of the county.