Beaufort County residents: open houses set for flooding priorities

Sound Rivers

Posted on February 10th, 2022

Tar River flooding agricultural fields

Last fall, Beaufort County and three municipalities — Aurora, Belhaven and Washington — asked for public input on issues, needs and opportunities related to flooding via a public survey. The next step is open houses to gather input on community priorities.

The open houses are as follows:

Beaufort County

In-person: Thursday, Feb. 17, 4 – 6:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room of Building 10 on Beaufort County Community College’s campus.

Virtual open house: Monday, Feb. 21, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Go to, click Join A Meeting, Meeting ID: 646 627 9358, Meeting Passcode: 123, Call-In Option: +1 301 715 859.



In-person: Monday, Feb. 14, 4 – 6 p.m. at Aurora Community Center.



In-person: Wednesday, Feb. 16, 4 – 6 p.m. at Belhaven Civic Center.



Tuesday, Feb. 15, 4 – 6:30 p.m. at the Washington Civic Center ballroom.


An online storymap with more information about Beaufort County’s community resiliency efforts will be available from Feb. 11 – Feb. 28 at


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