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19551
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The Tactical Response Team of Beaufort County take their jobs and the training required for it very seriously. Captain Russell Davenport, head of the team, drills and trains his teammates so they are prepared psychologically and physically for any situation that might arise. In addition to the regularly scheduled drills, the entire team also works out at a local gym together three days a week to keep themselves in peak physical shape.
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19547
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Several times a year, local resident Leesa Jones takes anyone who wants on The African-American History Walking Tour of Washington, NC. During her tour, Jones conveys the stories of various African-Americans from the history of Washington, while pointing out local landmarks prominent in the historical African-American community.
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19556
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While hiking the Appalachian Trail, Washington resident Steve Ainsworth was the victim of an unusually heavily snow storm that impeded his travel and stranded him in the mountains. Through the dedicated work of rescuers and Ainsworth's preparedness, he was rescued  and returned to his family.
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19555
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To Washington native Jackson McHorney, retirement looks very similar to his working days. After spending over 30 years operating sailing charter cruises, McHorney still sails at his leisure and enjoys the activity that went from a hobby to his profession.
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19583
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Washington artisan Chip Shackleford continues to practice the art of glassblowing, a time honored tradition that is over two thousand years old. Shackleford considers conservation a key aspect of his art as over 90 percent of the materials he uses are recycled. Now he is attempting to get involved in the production of restoration glass for use in historic homes.
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19580
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This past March, the first Pamlico Writers Conference and Competition was held at the Washington Civic Center. Created as a collaboration between the Pamlico Writers Group and the Beaufort County Arts Council, the conference and competition received entries from local North Carolina writers and entrants from as far away as France.
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21948
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Colonel Joshua T. Tayloe built his home, Elmwood, in Washington in 1820. It is located at 721 W. Main Street. Frannye Fowle purchased the home in 2007; she discusses with Rumley how she has furnished the home.
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21940
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Artist Jayne Wall talks about her lifetime experiences and her artistic creations.
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21957
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\"They've been called blue grass and newgrass. Some have tried to pigeonhole its sound as country, Americana, indie roots rock.\" However, the music Carolina Still plays defies genre, and the best anyone can come up with is \"old-time moonshiner stomp.\" The band performs about 200 shows a year from Eastern Carolina (their home base) to Memphis and New York. Rumley talks with band members about their style and music over the past eight years.
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Washington the Magazine (NoCar F264.W3 W37), Vol. 1 Issue 4, May/June 2012, p27-29,31, 33, il, por Periodical Website
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21952
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Rumley describes Idylwild, a 1907 house built in Washington on Market Street. In 1901, Washingtonian Blake Baker Nicholson married Sally Davis Owens, a widow from Oxford, Mississippi, and built their home six years later. The house is a mixture of styles--Green revival, plantation, and Tudor.
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21949
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Washington watercolorist Pat Holscher discusses her art. In 2009, the National Watercolor Society awarded her the medqal of honor for her painting \"Family Dynamics.\" It is the highest honor a watercolorist can receive in the United States.
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21958
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Built 183 years ago by Col. Joshua Tayloe, Elmwood is one of the grand old home of Washington. Rumley describes the home and lists the previous and current owners.
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21977
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Tom Garcia, a seventeen-year veteran of the US Air Force, discusses why he and his wife Nancy have taken up beekeeping in Washington. Most of them \"revolve around sustainability and environmental protection of the bees.\" Almost a third of American crops depend on pollination and that crop value is estimated at $15 billion. Garcia is the founder of the Beaufort County Beekeepers Association.
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21976
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When they retired, Ray and D.J. Midgett purchased a home that was built in 1924 in a Washington suburb, Wanoea. It was the original home of Walter and Hilda Bowen and was a Sears Chicago-style, Arts & Crafts kit house that was delivered by rail. Rumley describes the house, including some changes that were made and some things the Midgetts discovered.
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21979
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Ellen Rodman Hathaway is a Washington native who lives in Virginia but still calls North Carolina home. She discusses her work as a painter and why she paints so many flowers.
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