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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.

DMF Limits Rec Bluefish to Three Per Day Starting Feb. 1

Division of Marine Fisheries Director Steve Murphey signed and issued a proclamation Tuesday reducing bluefish creel limits by 80 percent. As of...

The Record Company & Big Something to Headline Beaufort Music Festival

The Beaufort Music Festival (BMF) announced Friday that high-energy, alternative rock outfits The Record Company and Big Something will co-headline this year's...

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:

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