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for Washington the Magazine Vol. 2 Issue 1, Nov/Dec 2012
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.