Beaufort County Newswire

Beaufort County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Beaufort County, NC.

Results 1 - 20 of 155 in Beaufort County, NC

  1. Three found guilty in jewelry heist spanning the SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Island Packet

    ... in January after she allegedly robbed Jared Jewelers at Tanger Outlet Two on Sept. 2. According to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office, she forced employees to the back of the store at gunpoint before taking jewelry. No one was harmed during the ...

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  2. Girl helps police, kids smile with drawings, stuffed animals...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | WSOCTV

    ... mom, Monika Smith, and her brother, Jake, 15, have left the drawings on Bluffton Police Department cars, a Beaufort County Sheriff's Officer car and a South Carolina Highway Patrol car, Monika Smith said. Joy Nelson, spokeswoman for Bluffton Police ...

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  3. Bad inning sinks Watauga Junior All-Stars: Adds July 22 opponentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Watauga Democrat

    ... next six Bath batters reached base until Watauga got the last out of the inning. Bath, which is located in Beaufort County close to the Pamlico Sound, finished with seven hits, two walks and two hit-batsmen in the third. As easy as it was for Bath ...

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  4. Bad inning sinks Watauga Junior All-StarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Watauga Democrat

    ... next six Bath batters reached base until Watauga got the last out of the inning. Bath, which is located in Beaufort County close to the Pamlico Sound, finished with seven hits, two walks and two hit-batsmen in the third. As easy as it was for Bath ...

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  5. 'We don't need to march,' 'shoot cops'Read the original story

    Mar 18, 2016 | Washington Times

    ... but the Pamlico, a waterway named for Iroquoian-speaking Native Americans. The city, which is located in Beaufort County, was founded in the 1770s and named for George Washington . So it was the first and is "The Original Washington ." Its ...

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  6. N.C. House windmill bill to wait a year Jul 16 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Sun Journal

    ... On the other hand, we don't want to give away the farm. This would affect a lot of property owners in Beaufort County, which is also in my district, so I got a lot of complaints from them." "This, to me, was overkill, and again, it would affect what ...

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  7. Wanted man arrested following car chase and searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | WCTI

    Deputies said Rakeem De' Andre Williams, 27, of Jamesville, was spotted driving into Beaufort County by Martin County narcotics officers on July 14. Martin County deputies asked Beaufort County Sheriff's deputies for assistance in stopping Williams to take him into custody. Beaufort County deputies attempted to stop Williams on Market Street Extension as he drove into Washington.

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  8. Beaufort deputies investigate if remains are Florida man'sRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | WBTV

    Authorities are investigating whether skeletal remains found on Hunting Island near Hilton Head Island are those of a Florida man missing since last month. Beaufort County sheriff's deputies tell local media outlets that a fisherman setting traps found the remains Wednesday in the marsh.

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  9. Beaufort deputies investigate if remains are Florida man's HILTON...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | WSOCTV

    ... remains found on Hunting Island near Hilton Head Island are those of a Florida man missing since last month. Beaufort County sheriff's deputies tell local media outlets that a fisherman setting traps found the remains Wednesday in the marsh. ...

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  10. NCCU lands $480K distance learning grant; NC lands 3 othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Local Tech Wire

    ... educational content from one hub location to students at three high schools and three college campuses. NC Beaufort County Board of Education: $60,864 to replace/upgrade 10-year-old distance learning equipment at three rural high schools in Beaufort ...

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  11. Little League SoftballRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    The Waynesville-based Mountaineer 7-8 all-star softball team won two and lost two and was eliminated from the North Carolina Little League 7-8 Division Softball Tournament at the new Parker Meadow Sports Complex on Sunday afternoon. On Sunday, the Waynesville girls beat Beaufort County-based Washington all-stars, 11-10, in dramatic fashion on Kendall Williamson's game-winning hit that drove in Madison Trantham with the game-winning run.

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  12. Futrell, Davis critical of budgetRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 9 | The Daily Advance

    ... North Carolina's nationally controversial "bathroom law." In separate interviews, Futrell, a Democrat from Beaufort County seeking a state Senate seat, and Davis, a former Pasquotank commissioner seeking a House seat, shared their views on the ...

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  13. Swimming advisory lifted for sound-side site in Beaufort CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | WCTI

    The advisory was lifted because water testing shows that bacteria levels have dropped to within the state's and Environmental Protection Agency's standards set for swimming and water play. The advisory was posted at the public access to Pantego Creek at the intersection of East Main and Tooley streets in Belhaven on June 30. This site showed a monthly average of the bacteria enterococci above the EPA-mandated level of 35 enterococci per 100 milliliters of water, the standard for high-use sites.

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  14. Like grouper? Ocean gliders could help Lowcountry fishermen net moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Island Packet

    When they go on a month-long mission - like they soon will off Beaufort County's coast - they surface every few hours to call home, transmit data and request further instructions. Gliders, or underwater autonomous vehicles, from the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography's new glider network will soon move through South Carolina waters taking temperature and salinity readings, and listen for fish behavior.

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  15. Catholic HEART camp helps paint homes for disabledRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | Bluffton Today

    Jessicah Lawrence/Jasper County Sun Times Matt Prokop, 17, of North Carolina paints a wall at one of three houses the Catholic HEART camp organization is renovating in Jasper County. Jessicah Lawrence/Jasper County Sun Times Rachel Roers of Minnesota, Claire Williams of Illinois and Sophia Babish of Georgia spent a week of their summer with the Catholic HEART camp.

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  16. Obituaries, July 1, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | HeraldSun.com

    Fenner S. Boyd passed away on June 27, 2016. He was born in Beaufort County on October 23, 1926.

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  17. Water quality swimming advisory issued for sound-side site in Beaufort CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | WCTI

    An advisory against swimming was posted Thursday at a sound-side site in Beaufort County. State recreational water quality officials found bacteria levels in the water that exceed the state's and Environmental Protection Agency's recreational water quality standards.

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  18. New Daufuskie ferry operator to add routes, landing sitesRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 30 | WBTV

    ... Packet of Hilton Head reports ( http://bit.ly/29sBjq8 ) that the Haig Point Ferry Co. is contracting with Beaufort County to provide service to island residents. The company already provides service to Haig Pint developments on the island. There is ...

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  19. Supporters of Blounts Creek await judge's rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | WCTI

    If you've been to Blounts Creek in Beaufort County, you know it is one of Eastern Carolina's scenic gems. Some people in the community said they are fighting to protect the water and wildlife from a proposed limestone mine.

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  20. More trash being picked up along Hilton Head beachesRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2016 | WBTV

    ... e beaches. The South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium reports more than 7,000 pounds of litter was picked up in Beaufort County during the beach and river sweep last year. That's up from 4,000 pounds in 2014 and 3,000 the previous year.

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