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Editorials & Analysis

Dorian Debris: Why Are Things Different This Time Around?

"When will the county be picking up debris?" I've run into the question dozens of times since Hurricane Dorian...

Editorial: Conservative Forecasts Can Give False Sense of Security

This is an opinion piece by someone who is only an amateur meteorologist. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is...

Editorial: Interstate 42 and You

If you haven’t heard by now, most of Highway 70 east of Raleigh will be upgraded to freeway status and renamed Interstate...

Beaufort Commissioners’ Retreat: Roads & Utilities

The Beaufort Board of Commissioners heard presentations from town staff, a stormwater management contractor and a hotel development group at their annual...

Welcome to The Eastern Beacon

   The Eastern Beacon was founded September 11th, 2018, as a Facebook group titled "Beaufort NC - Florence Community Discussion Group." I...

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