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5:43 am on Wednesday September 11, 2013

Beaufort County passes texting while driving ban

While texting and driving has been banned in the City of Beaufort, it has also been banned in unincorporated areas of Beaufort County as of Monday night.
2:26 am on Thursday April 25, 2013

Smoking could soon be banned at all Beaufort County properties

Beaufort County's administrative buildings, parking lots, and other facilities may soon join the Beaufort County School District and the three area hospitals in an outright ban on smoking.
8:20 am on Saturday March 30, 2013

School board continues debate over minimum grades

A proposal at the Beaufort County School Board would limit quarterly grades to a minimum of 60, in hopes of not encouraging underperforming students to give up as a passing grade goes further out of reach.
9:40 am on Tuesday March 26, 2013

Budget gap: Discussing a local option sales tax, other possible city fees

An expected drop Beaufort County property tax revenues continues to propel conversation on how the City of Beaufort could raise taxes or fees to make up between $350,000 and $500,000.  Beaufort Mayor Billy Keyserling offered the below words on a...
10:10 am on Wednesday March 20, 2013

With contract approved, new Beaufort school chief to start July 1

The Beaufort County Board of Education has agreed to a $220,000 five-year contract with Jeffrey Moss and signed the currently superintendent of 9,850-student Lee County Schools in Sanford, N.C., as the new leader in Beaufort County. Here are more...
5:11 am on Tuesday March 19, 2013

More information on a possible City of Beaufort tax hike

Last week word came that falling Beaufort County property tax revenues may cause the City of Beaufort to raise taxes on businesses or property owners to make up between $350,000 and $500,000.  Beaufort Mayor Billy Keyserling offered the below words...
4:56 am on Wednesday March 13, 2013

City of Beaufort may raise taxes if property values drop

Sometimes lower property values aren't a good thing: Beaufort County property tax revenues are expected to fall during the next property reassessment, and the City of Beaufort expects it will have to raise the city's taxes to make up between $350,...
3:05 am on Saturday March 9, 2013

Beaufort school district still ironing out contract with chosen superintendent

More than a week after anouncing their selection, the Beaufort County School District and Jeffrey Moss are still trying to settle on the contract terms for the selected-to-be superintendent. The top educator job's compensation is expected to be near...
6:05 am on Friday March 1, 2013

N.C. superintendent picked for top Beaufort County schools job

The Beaufort County Board of Education has selected North Carolina superintendent Jeffrey Moss to lead the district. Moss is currently superintendent of the 9,850-student Lee County Schools in Sanford, N.C., was selected over Gloria J. Davis,...

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