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2 hrs ago | WITN

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.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WCTI

Deputies: Man sold prescription pain pills

Deputies arrested a Beaufort County man for allegedly selling prescription pain medication.

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Related Topix: Blounts Creek, NC, Drugs, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WITN

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.

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Related Topix: Washington, NC

WITN

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.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

WITN

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.

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Related Topix: Life, Sewing, Hobbies, Blounts Creek, NC, Aurora, NC

Harry's Place

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Belhaven, NC, Hyde County, NC

Sun Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Bridgeton, NC, Craven County, NC

Mon Jul 14, 2014

WITN

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Belhaven, NC, US News, Hyde County, NC, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WLOS

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.

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Related Topix: Belhaven, NC

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WCTI

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.

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Related Topix: Chocowinity, NC

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WITN

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.

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Related Topix: Chocowinity, NC

Fri Jul 04, 2014

WITN

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.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Rodanthe, NC, Waves, NC, Salvo, NC, Dare County, NC

WITN

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.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Duplin County, NC, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Rose Hill, NC

Thu Jul 03, 2014

WVEC-TV Norfolk

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.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Carteret County, NC, Craven County, NC, Onslow County, NC

WITN

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.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Tornado, Washington, NC, Mortgage, Personal Finance

WITN

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.

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WITN

Home Again: Volunteers Re-Build 86-Year-Old Tornado Victim's Home

Tropical Storm Arthur has now prompted the National Hurricane Center to issue a hurricane warning for most of the North Carolina coast.

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Related Topix: Surf City, NC, Pender County, NC

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Windsor Beacon

Child rape case leaves trail of mysteries, victims

Undated arrest photo made available by the Chatham County Sheriff's Department, in Georgia, shows Matthew Coniglio, 46. / Chatham County Sheriff's Office via AP Matthew Coniglio's Georgia home held a trove of child pornography, more than 50,000 images and videos stored on laptops, external hard drives and thumb drives.

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Related Topix: Chatham County, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Beaufort County man wins $376,407 Carolina Cash 5 jackpot

James Freeman of Washington matched all five numbers in the June 18 Carolina Cash 5 drawing and won the $376,407 jackpot.

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Related Topix: Lottery

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