• 50°

Top Stories

Hail to the Chief!

Troy Fitzhugh retires after long and distinguished career in law enforcement Read more | Add your comment

Life’s journey leads home

Rob Burke to follow in his father’s legendary footsteps at Chowan University Read more | Add your comment

Hertford County replaces old voting equipment

HAVA grant helps offset purchase price Read more | Add your comment

Back in the Saddle

Gates County Rodeo returns May 7-8 after one-year hiatus Read more | Add your comment

Jackson

Foursome vie to fill vacant seat

Northampton BOE deadlocked in decision to replace late colleague Read more | Add your comment

by Holly Taylor.

Gatesville

Gates County adds $1.1 million to fund balance

2020 audit presented to Board of Commissioners Read more | Add your comment

by Cal Bryant.

Jackson

Fire Service District expands

Northampton Commissioners approve measure that impacts Town of Gaston Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, May 7, 2021 6:47 pm

Jackson

Arrest warrants served for Northampton crimes

JACKSON – Three individuals wanted for separate crimes in Northampton County have been arrested. Northampton Sheriff Jack Smith said that Michael Crowder of Roanoke Rapids, ... Read more

by Contributor, Friday, May 7, 2021 6:45 pm

News

Bertie County water rates rise

First increase since 2010 for majority of the system’s customers Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 6:01 pm

Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro receives state loans

Nearly $3 million will be used for sewer system improvements Read more

by Holly Taylor, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 6:00 pm

News

J & J vaccine clinics slated locally this week

Bertie and Gates counties will offer single-dose shots Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 5:58 pm

News

Facts about North Carolina Medicaid Managed Care

Most people in NC Medicaid must choose a health plan as part of the state’s transition to NC Medicaid Managed Care. Some people will stay ... Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 5:56 pm

NCHS

Panthers ‘rush’ to state title game

Northside churns out 467 yards on the ground in 47-6 win over Northampton Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, April 30, 2021 11:25 pm

Gatesville

Confederate statue will have company

County officials approve the placement of a smaller monument reflecting today’s diversity Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, April 30, 2021 3:40 pm

Ahoskie

LGC approves Ahoskie plan

Town will save over $3 million refinancing bond used to build new wastewater treatment plant Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, April 30, 2021 3:38 pm

News

Former Ahoskie business owner admits guilt in bilking NC Medicaid program for $13 million

RALEIGH – A Las Vegas, Nevada man, who operated a business with his wife in Ahoskie, pleaded guilty here this week to several counts of ... Read more

by Contributor, Friday, April 30, 2021 3:36 pm

Como

Howell earns Eastern NC’s Fire Chief of the Year Award

COMO – Chief Jason Howell of the Como Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) has been named as the Fire Chief of the Year by the Eastern ... Read more

by Contributor, Friday, April 30, 2021 3:34 pm

Jackson

Northampton County Manager resigns

County Commission Chair to serve ‘double duty’ until interim is hired Read more

by Holly Taylor, Wednesday, April 28, 2021 2:54 pm

News

Cooper relaxes outdoor mask mandate and mass gathering limits

RALEIGH – Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D. gave an update today (Wednesday) on ... Read more

by Contributor, Wednesday, April 28, 2021 2:51 pm

Ahoskie

Ahoskie shooting injures two

Another shot in Bertie; local agencies looking into possible connection Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 5:40 pm

Jackson

Northampton approves new comprehensive land use plan

JACKSON – A recently approved comprehensive plan will help serve as a guide in the future for land use within Northampton County. The Board of ... Read more

by Holly Taylor, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 5:38 pm

News

Hertford Co. government offices fully reopen, May 3

WINTON – Welcome back! A shade over one year after being forced to close its doors to the general public due the COVID-19 pandemic, Hertford ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 5:37 pm

News

COVID claims one more life in Gates County

Active cases fall in R-C area; pause ends for J & J vaccine Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 5:36 pm

News

Severn couple arrested for child abuse

Husband/wife face numerous charges, to include indecent liberties, secret peeping & destroying evidence Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 8:49 am

Gatesville

‘Micah’s Army’ grows

Gates County rallies to help beloved high school senior injured in accident Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, April 23, 2021 6:21 pm

Jackson

Northampton Schools expand curriculum offerings

Academy of Innovation opens later this year at old NCHS-East campus Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, April 23, 2021 6:18 pm

Jackson

Rezoning decision reversed

Nhamp. Commissioners approve more land for solar farm after denying same request on April 5 Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, April 23, 2021 6:14 pm

Conway

Drugs, cash, handgun seized in traffic stop

CONWAY – Citizen complaints regarding the alleged sale of illegal narcotics led to the arrest of a Conway man here last week. Conway Police Chief ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Thursday, April 22, 2021 4:53 pm

News

Cooper outlines timeline for lifting COVID-19 restrictions

RALEIGH – Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D. have laid out a timeline for ... Read more

by Contributor, Thursday, April 22, 2021 4:51 pm

Ahoskie

The path to freedom

New Ahoskie Baptist Church chosen among first locations for Civil Rights Trail marker Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 5:41 pm

Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Chamber seeks town support for two projects

Plans shared for digital information sign and electric vehicle charging station Read more

by Holly Taylor, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 5:38 pm