Beaufort County http://publicradioeast.org en Hurricane Predicitions for 2014 http://publicradioeast.org/post/hurricane-predicitions-2014 <p><strong>Helpful Links</strong></p><p><b><a href="http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/">National Hurricane Center</a></b><br /><b><a href="http://www.accuweather.com">Accuweather</a><br /><a href="http://www.ncsmartlink.org">Road Conditions</a><br /><a href="http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/HAW2/english/intro.shtml">Hurricane Awareness</a></b></p> Fri, 30 May 2014 15:38:02 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 42727 at http://publicradioeast.org Hurricane Predicitions for 2014 Tornado Damage In Eastern North Carolina http://publicradioeast.org/post/tornado-damage-eastern-north-carolina <p>Hundreds of people are displaced after their homes were damaged or destroyed during last week's tornadoes.&nbsp; An in-depth review of the storm that impacted eastern North Carolina and the efforts underway to help residents recover.</p> Fri, 02 May 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 40234 at http://publicradioeast.org Tornado Damage In Eastern North Carolina Eight Homes Damaged In Beaufort County EF2 Tornado http://publicradioeast.org/post/eight-homes-damaged-beaufort-county-ef2-tornado <p>Officials from the National Weather Service are surveying damage today in Beaufort and Hyde counties to determine the strength of yesterday’s tornado that severely damaged eight homes and hospitalized five people.&nbsp; Jared Brumbaugh has more.</p><p>The hardest hit of yesterday’s storm, around the town of Belhaven on Beech Ridge Road. John Pack is Director of Beaufort County Emergency Services.&nbsp;</p><p><em>“we think there were the possibly of two tornadoes.&nbsp; One may have not touched the ground, the other one definitely did.”</em></p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 17:39:14 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 38394 at http://publicradioeast.org Controversy Over Beaufort County Jail http://publicradioeast.org/post/controversy-over-beaufort-county-jail <P>The 40 year old Beaufort County jail is the center of a debate.&nbsp; Some say the facility is in adequate shape and needs little repair.&nbsp; Others say the jail is unsafe for staff and inmates and a new one needs to be built.&nbsp;&nbsp;</P> <P>For the past two weeks, the cells of the Beaufort County jail have been empty.&nbsp; It’s because of electrical outages on June 6<SUP>th</SUP> and June 8th, the result of a newly installed laundry dryer system.&nbsp; Beaufort County Sheriff Alan Jordan most of the 70 inmates that were evacuated were placed in Bertie County Correctional Institutio Mon, 24 Jun 2013 17:00:01 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 17122 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (06/21/13) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-062113 <P><SPAN style="LINE-HEIGHT: 1.5">This week on the Down East Journal, the 40 year old Beaufort County jail is the center of a debate.&nbsp; Some say the facility is in adequate shape and needs little repair.&nbsp; Others say the jail is unsafe for staff and inmates and a new one needs to be built.&nbsp; More on the controversy, Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations.&nbsp; And Saturday at noon on PRE, Public Radio East, News and Ideas.</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="LINE-HEIGHT: 1.5">&nbsp;&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P></P> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 18:03:13 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 16723 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (06/21/13)