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Taylor is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Eastern Beacon. She is a news junkie and weather nerd who lives in Otway with her husband Richard, son Cooper, cat Phee Phee and dogs Guinness and Tina.

Compass Hotel on Historic Commission Agenda Tuesday

Note: The editor has a family member currently serving on the Beaufort Historic Preservation Commission. The Beaufort Historic...

Spouter Fire: No Evidence of Foul Play; Investigation to Continue

Investigators have found no evidence of arson related to the fire that claimed the Spouter Inn Restaurant & Bakery, Tidal Treasures Gift...

Fire Claims Spouter Inn Restaurant, Shops, Several Apartments

A fire broke out at the Spouter Inn on Front Street in Beaufort around 5 am this morning. As of 9 am...

2020 Elections: Candidate Filing Closes; All Local Seats Challenged

Candidate filing for the 2020 elections closed at noon Friday. Primaries will take place on March 3, 2020, followed by the general...

Fire Sinks Trawler in Core Creek

Twelve emergency departments responded to a blaze aboard the Melissa Ann II for more than six hours after the 56-foot wooden trawler...

All I Want for Christmas is a Cherry Red Tricycle

Saturday morning I found myself in Downtown Beaufort wearing a tutu and a sequined Santa hat while sitting on a cherry red...

Unexploded Ordnances May Threaten Grounded Fishing Vessel

The Beaufort-based fishing vessel Sea Angels ran aground near Brown's Inlet east of Camp Lejeune Monday morning. Her four crew members were...

UPDATED: Subject in Custody After High Speed Chase Through Beaufort, Morehead

Updated Dec. 12 Simpson Floors, the company that owns the stolen work van, released a statement Wednesday night:

Election 2020: Republicans Fighting Over Local Seats, Dems Absent

Carteret County Board of Commissioners districts as of 2016. The Board of Education passed a resolution Dec. 3 to adjust its...

Accidental Fires Destroy Homes in Newport, Atlantic

Two house fires, one in Newport on Thursday and the other in Atlantic on Saturday, have been ruled accidental, according to county...

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