Posted on: November 28, 2023
WASHINGTON, N.C. –– Beaufort County Department of Social Services is making final preparations for the launch of North Carolina’s Medicaid Expansion on Friday, Dec. 1, 2023.
Medicaid will cover people ages 19 through 64 years with highe...Read on...
Posted on: November 17, 2023
A new solid waste ordinance will go into effect January 1, 2024, following its approval in October by the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners.
Posted on: November 16, 2023
WASHINGTON, N.C. –– There were numerous local professional and educational opportunities showcased on Wednesday at the Beaufort County Job and Resource Fair.
The event featured a morning session for Beaufort County high school...Read on...
Posted on: November 7, 2023
Beaufort County is illuminating county buildings green from November 6-12 as part of Operation Green Light for Veterans
Posted on: October 26, 2023
The Beaufort County Department of Social Services Board is pleased to announce that Deputy Director Lori Leggett has been chosen as the next Beaufort County DSS Director effective Jan. 1, 2024.
Current DSS Director Melanie Corprew is retiring eff...Read on...
Posted on: October 25, 2023
CHOCOWINITY, N.C. –– The Chocowinity Solid Waste Collection Site, located at 164 Gray Road, Chocowinity, N.C. 27817, will temporarily close for repairs on Monday, Oct. 30. The site will remain closed for approximately four we...Read on...
Posted on: October 13, 2023
WASHINGTON, N.C. –– Before the upcoming Veterans Day holiday, Beaufort County is announcing plans to illuminate county buildings green from November 6-12 as part of Operation Green Light for Veterans, a nationwide effort uniting counties to support milita...Read on...
Posted on: August 21, 2023
Eastern North Carolina first responders participated in a water shuttle operation in Pantego on Saturday.
A water shuttle operation transports water from a static source (such as a lake, pond, river or creek) to a fire scene in a remote area with...Read on...
Posted on: July 27, 2023
Beaufort County officials on Thursday helped the Beaufort County Committee of 100 welcome renowned e-commerce, digital marketing, and consulting firm BTW Global, LLC to its new headquarters in Washington.
BTW Global, which was founded in 2014 by ...Read on...
Posted on: June 30, 2023
The Final Approved Budget for the Fiscal Year 2023-24 is now available online.
The budget goes into effect when the new fiscal year begins on Saturday, July 1, 2023.
On June 5, the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners adopted a $72,076,...Read on...
Posted on: June 22, 2023
Resources such as free health screenings and information, syringes, Narcan, over-the-counter medicine, Liquid IV, clothing and other health-related items and services were available at the Community in Action event on Thursday, June 22 in Washington.
Posted on: June 21, 2023
As part of its ongoing effort to facilitate community collaboration and stakeholder engagement, the Beaufort County Behavioral Health Task Force welcomed local officials and community members Tuesday for a group discussion about the county’s use...Read on...
Posted on: June 16, 2023
CHOCOWINITY – The newly constructed bridge that carries U.S. 17 Business over a railroad track opened to traffic Friday afternoon, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation.
The four-lane bridge will remain in a temporary two-lane patter...Read on...
Posted on: June 15, 2023
Beaufort County Department of Social Services employees are wearing purple Thursday, June 15, in observance of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines elder abuse as “an intentional act or failure to act that...Read on...
Posted on: June 13, 2023
The Beaufort County Tax Office is continuing to conduct site visits of all county properties as part of its required general revaluation process.
Revaluation is a process that resets the taxable value of all real property to its current market value. Real ...Read on...
Posted on: May 27, 2023
National EMS Week is May 21-27, 2023. Get to know some of the EMS practitioners from various agencies throughout Beaufort County.