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Help arrives as Bertie moves forward in storm recovery

WINDSOR – The steady buzz of chainsaws could be heard up and down Woodard Road near here Thursday ... Read more | Add your comment

Windsor man feeds those in need after deadly tornado

WINDSOR – Sometimes it’s best to just follow your heart. That’s exactly what William Cofield of Windsor did ... Read more | Add your comment

HC tornado classified as EF-0

A tornado that spun off Hurricane Isaias at 1:13 a.m. Tuesday in Hertford County has been classified as ... Read more | Add your comment

Isaias spawned twister causes damage in Hertford County

Structures impacted along Vinson Mill Road Read more | Add your comment

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Local private schools to open with face-to-face instruction

While the four public school districts of the Roanoke-Chowan area have chosen to conduct the first part of the school year with virtual learning only, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Holly Taylor.

Jackson

Northampton approves new holiday

County will observe Juneteenth next year Read more | Add your comment

by Holly Taylor.

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Northampton men indicted by federal grand jury on gun & ammo charges

By LANCE MARTIN rrspin.com A federal grand jury returned indictments charging three Northampton County men with various gun and ammunition offenses. The United States Attorney’s ... Read more

by Contributor, Friday, August 7, 2020 6:23 pm

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COVID-19 local update

Positive cases of COVID-19 are still being reported in the Roanoke-Chowan area. Albemarle Regional Health Services (ARHS) reported the following numbers on Friday, Aug 7: ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, August 7, 2020 6:22 pm

Ahoskie

COVID-19 tests administered locally

Event upcoming on Aug. 11-13 at Vidant Wellness Center Read more

by Contributor, Friday, August 7, 2020 6:20 pm

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Isaias damages over 200 Bertie homes

WINDSOR –Bertie County officials have issued a preliminary report of the property damage caused by the impact of Hurricane Isaias, which included a tornado that ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:35 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Bertie deadly twister was an EF-3; some victims released from hospital

WINDSOR – Eight of the 16 residents hospitalized after a powerful tornado tore through a mobile home park near here early Tuesday morning have been ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 5:56 pm

BREAKING NEWS

North Carolina remains “paused” in Phase 2

RALEIGH – Governor Roy Cooper announced today (Wednesday) that North Carolina will remain paused in Safer At Home Phase 2 for another five weeks as ... Read more

by Contributor, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 5:27 pm

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Pair sentenced in international gun trafficking case

RALEIGH – Kadarius Williams of Greensboro, formerly of Ahoskie, was sentenced here Monday to 15 months in prison for conspiracy to deal and dealing in ... Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:36 pm

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Northampton reports minor property damage

Northampton County is focusing on clean up after Hurricane Isaias made its way through the Roanoke-Chowan area late Monday night into Tuesday morning. No injuries ... Read more

by Holly Taylor, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:35 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Conway farm impacted by tornado

CONWAY – Conway Fire Chief Albert Vann reported that the fire department fortunately hadn’t been paged out as Hurricane Isaias made its way through the ... Read more

by Holly Taylor, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 11:21 am

BREAKING NEWS

Power outages widespread in Gates County

With the exception of widespread power outages, Gates County avoided any major damage from Hurricane Isaias. Billy Winn, the county’s Emergency Management Director, told the ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 11:15 am

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Storm turns deadly

Two killed when tornado spins off Isaias and slams a mobile home park in Bertie Co. Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 9:31 am

BREAKING NEWS

Northampton County to provide ‘last resort’ emergency shelter

JACKSON – With Hurricane Isaias lurking on the horizon, preparations are already underway in Northampton County for its arrival. The county will open an emergency ... Read more

by Holly Taylor, Monday, August 3, 2020 4:40 pm

Garysburg

NCSO probes Friday murder

GARYSBURG – The Northampton County Sheriff’s Office is soliciting the public’s assistance in helping to solve a murder. Sheriff Jack Smith said his investigators are ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Monday, August 3, 2020 1:54 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Bertie offices closed Tuesday

Due to pending inclement weather from Hurricane Isaias, Bertie County local government offices will be closed on Tuesday, Aug. 4. In a press release sent ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Monday, August 3, 2020 1:53 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Isaias expected to impact R-C area

Isaias is on his way. The tropical system, which is expected to gain hurricane strength (winds of at least 74 mph), is projected to make ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Monday, August 3, 2020 11:36 am

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Iasias bears watching

Hurricane could impact R-C area Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, July 31, 2020 6:25 pm

BREAKING NEWS

COVID claims fifth life in Bertie County

Second outbreak of the virus reported at Rivers Correctional Institute Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, July 31, 2020 6:21 pm

Jackson

Life-saving investment

Northampton EMS demonstrates Lucas Device Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, July 31, 2020 6:07 pm

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PETA requests emergency ordinance

Dead dogs, two tethered together, found in Bertie Co. Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, July 31, 2020 6:05 pm

Jackson

HCCBG funding dispersed

Northampton entities will share $366,062 Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, July 31, 2020 6:03 pm

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Third Bertie EMS employee tests positive for COVID-19

Patient in isolation at home; County Commissioners continue to encourage citizens to take precautions Read more

by Contributor, Friday, July 31, 2020 10:49 am

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2020 N.C. State Fair canceled

RALEIGH – After careful consideration and due to the continued uncertainty of conditions come October, the N.C. State Fair will not be held in 2020. ... Read more

by Contributor, Thursday, July 30, 2020 4:15 pm

News

Last Call!!

New order limits sale of alcohol Read more

by Contributor, Thursday, July 30, 2020 4:14 pm

Ahoskie

Murder in the street

Murfreesboro man shot and killed; Ahoskie resident charged Read more

by Cal Bryant, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 2:26 pm

Ahoskie

Shooting occurs in Ahoskie

Several streets in Ahoskie are blocked off at this time as an investigation is underway regarding a shooting. The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald was able to gain ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 6:57 pm