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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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19552
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Laura Darre found Washington by accident while traveling through North Carolina. After admiring the historic architecture of the town and visiting with local lore keepers, Darre fell in love with Washington. After she moved to Washington to restore a historic building downtown, her mother also retired to Washington, or \"paradise\" as she calls it.
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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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19548
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North Carolina natives David and Lori Sneed created the clothing and product brand Brackish Life with the mantra enjoy life simply. Through their sales, the Sneeds support several local conservation efforts which help preserve and educate people about the coastal waters of North Carolina.
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19550
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November and December fishing off the Inner Banks bring with it an excellent opportunity to catch speckled trout and stiper. With the proper water conditions and bait recommendations as made by Captain Richard Andrews, one can have fun and bring home quite a haul.
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19549
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The history of Washington has long attracted visitors and now is boosted by the stories of ghosts that inhabit the town. Ghost walks are becoming more and more common as they amuse and scare visitors with spooky stories, such as the story of 3-year-old Carrie Foreman, who passed in 1887 and still haunts the town.
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19557
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When the American Cheese Society held their 29th annual conference and competition in Raleigh, two North Carolina cheesemakers made their mark by taking home prizes. Looking Glass Creamery of Fairview and Goat Lady Dairy of Randolph County, have helped put North Carolina cheesemakers on the map by creating unique cheese that reflects the culture of North Carolina.
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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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19558
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The ferry crews on the Bayview-Aurora ferry route consider passenger safety their number one priority during a passage. Even while dealing with safety, security, and ferry maintenance, they still find time to enjoy the little things like the beautiful North Carolina sunset.
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19554
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When Jean and Barr Coleman bought an old tobacco farm, they had different ideas of what to do with two run down barns on the property. Instead of demolishing them both, they were renovated and became havens for family and friends.
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19553
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Winter gardening can be a satisfying and rewarding activity to get the avid gardener through the winters of North Carolina. A variety of winter flowers can provide a splash of color throughout the winter months and winter vegetables can be both decorative and delicious.
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19577
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The Potts-Burgaw-Duke house has finally concluded its 23 year restoration to return the house to the affluence and grandeur it enjoyed when it was constructed in 1870. Built by bachelor lawyer Samuel Potts, it was then purchased by Judge Burgaw, who in turn sold it to Dr. Duke and his family. By the 1980s, the home was deteriorating rapidly and finally purchased by Don Stroud, who spent 23 years restoring the house to a level of splendor not seen since the late 19th century.
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19576
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In 1898, Washington, N.C. became one of the most technologically advanced fire departments in the state with its acquisition of a Silsby steam fire engine. This technological marvel was able to pumped between 500 and 600 gallons of water per minute and was used in its last fire in 1937. Today the Silsby sits on display in the front room of the current fire station, visible to those who travel by.
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19579
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The 72-foot gaff-rigged schooner Jeanie B is a reminder of Washington's past as a prosperous port on the Pamlico River. Instead of transporting naval stores or agricultural products, Jeanie B now transports passengers on cruises of the Pamlico River, Pamlico Sound, and adjacent waterways. It also is used as a training vessel to teach the basics of sailing to young, aspiring sailors.
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