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In every local region there are daily events: planned, serendiptous, environmental and unavoidable that deserve mention.



Greensboro minister Mark Walker stunned Rockingham County District Attorney Phil Berger Jr. in Tuesday's runoff for the 6th Congressional District Republican nomination.
North Carolina is one of at least 27 states in the nation reporting cases of a new mosquito-borne virus called chikungunya, which may lead to severe joint pain that lingers for months.
Law enforcement officers from the Beaufort County and Washington County Sheriff's Departments and members of the Beaufort County Community College police force recently participated in rapid deployment training offered at BCCC.
Jeanne Martin, an instructor in the Associate Degree Nursing Program at Beaufort County Community College, who served as President of the Faculty Senate at BCCC for the 2013-2014 Academic Year will serve a second year as the organization's President in the 2014-2015 Academic Year.
Members of the Beaufort County Farm Bureau's agency force recently contributed $1,000 to the campaign to install a digital sign at Beaufort County Community College.
What does eastern North Carolina sound like? Three East Carolina University School of Music students attempted to answer that question this spring, and the region's residents now have the chance to decide who did the best job.
Business and Industry Services at Beaufort County Community College announces a schedule of upcoming classes this winter that serves as the core curriculum for potential and existing small business owners.
East Carolina University students are applying the skills they've learned in the classroom at a myriad of internships this summer. From working at a military base in North Carolina to the fashion hub of Manhattan, students are gaining valuable on-the-job experience from professionals in their...
Beaufort County Community College recently welcomed to campus students from the Purpose of God Annex Summer Program's 12 to 15-year old class.
I hope everyone had a nice and safe Fourth of July holiday, despite the appearance of Hurricane Arthur. This week, as many of us return to our offices, we continue the task of preparing for a new semester at Beaufort County Community College.
For its 2014 print issue, North Carolina Literary Review devotes its special feature section to "War in North Carolina Literature." This in-depth exploration includes an interview with author Robert Morgan, who points out, "It is one of the mysteries of human life, and human history that...
For the second year in a row, an East Carolina University Honors College student has won a prestigious scholarship and internship with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
One North Carolina city borrowed millions from its water and sewer fund to support its municipal broadband service and paid the price with a downgraded bond rating.
Students pursing medical fields at Beaufort County Community College will receive financial assistance in the future thanks to an endowment created in memory of a prominent Washington physician - Dr. Tom Nicholson.
The Beaufort County Mental Health Association has awarded a scholarship to a student attending Beaufort County Community College in honor of John and Geneva Morgan, long-time mental health advocates.
East Carolina University students responded to June's soaring temperatures by trading in their traditional classroom environment for a refreshing dip in the Pamlico River.
With the opening of each dental community service learning center, East Carolina University is "changing the trajectory of oral health care in North Carolina."
Their peers recently recognized two Beaufort County Community College employees - Lynne Modlin and Lentz Stowe - for their service to the college.
An East Carolina University researcher has been awarded a $300,000 grant to study a cellular protein long overlooked by scientists.
East Carolina University's College of Nursing continues to produce the most registered nurses in North Carolina and its graduates pass the state nursing exam at a rate above the state average, according to data in a report prepared for the UNC Board of Governors.
The Beaufort, Hyde, and Pitt county chapters of the NAACP have filed a formal Title VI Complaint with the U. S. Justice Department seeking to block Vidant from closing Pungo Hospital.
If Vidant thought their "problem child" would go away quietly, never to be seen or heard from again, that was not the case last week in Hyde County, nor will it be next year.
Three East Carolina University professors begin their terms as officers for the university's Faculty Senate on July 1.
The Ormond Amphitheatre is opening its doors to once again host The Promised Land - the epic true tale of a North Carolina family whose search for freedom spans generations and miles - from fighting in the Revolutionary War to traveling across America in the pursuit of religious freedom.
A $1.5 million grant from The Duke Endowment will fund further expansion of the Statewide Telepsychiatry Program (NC-STeP), based out of East Carolina University.
The Ormond Amphitheatre is opening its doors to once again host The Promised Land - the epic true tale of a North Carolina family whose search for freedom spans generations and miles - from fighting in the Revolutionary War to traveling across America in the pursuit of religious freedom.
About 200 incoming Beaufort County Community College students attended New Student Orientation sessions on Tuesday, June 24, where they met college officials, learned about student organizations and activities and had the chance to register for Fall Semester 2014 classes.
Registration is under way for those interested in enrolling in the Commercial Truck Driver Training Program at Beaufort County Community College.
Duke Energy Progress this morning imploded the boilers at the retired H.F. Lee Steam Plant as part of the company's plans to retire and demolish several of its older coal plants across the state.
Beaufort County Arts Council presents the Pamlico Opry Saturday Nights at 8:00 pm at the Turnage Theater.
North Carolina's Commission for Public Health recently approved a mandate for incoming seventh graders to be vaccinated against meningitis an infection of the brain or spinal cord and other meningococcal diseases beginning July 2015.
East Carolina University is partnering on a comprehensive, hands-on initiative aimed at fueling a regional advanced manufacturing and innovation workforce beginning with middle school students.
With the U.S. Women's Open beginning this week, the state of North Carolina has developed a video presentation that highlights the coordinated efforts of several state agencies in preparation for the events.
Come join Tayloe's Hospital Pharmacy and Washington Harbor District Alliance as we turn Main Street, between Gladden and Market, into an outdoor music festival!
Beaufort County Community College will hold three orientation sessions Tuesday, June 24, to help newly-enrolled students become familiar with the campus and college policies.
Helping students with learning differences succeed at the college level was the focus of a recent conference that drew more than 170 educators and students to East Carolina University.
When the school year winds down and children are released for the summer, their thoughts may turn to lazy days filled with television and video games. But spending the summer that way could lead to a decline in physical fitness, said ECU kinesiology professor Grace Anne Vick, director of the...
Members of the Beaufort County Community Foundation's first international travel group posed for a photograph in the train station at Salisbury, England, during their recent trip.
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