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Work in progress

County and town officials tour ongoing construction at new Ahoskie Elementary School Read more | Add your comment

Historical Upgrades

Civil War Trails offers new African American stories Read more | Add your comment

‘Y’ marks the spot

Discovery shows Lost Colony survivors lived along Chowan River Read more | Add your comment

Lemonade helps jumpstart young entrepreneur’s career

Eight-year-old Ahoskie girl develops her own line of beauty care products Read more | Add your comment

Ahoskie

SBI probes shooting involving APD officer

Suspect allegedly reached for a weapon while attempting to elude arrest Read more | Add your comment

by Cal Bryant.

Jackson

Trailer purchase approved

COVID relief funds used to assist Northampton Health Department in securing mobile unit Read more | Add your comment

by Holly Taylor.

News

Hertford County businesses qualify for COVID Relief funds

Application period opens Oct. 26; no fees or payback required Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, October 23, 2020 6:31 pm

Murfreesboro

Safety encouraged for Halloween in Murfreesboro

MURFREESBORO – Traditional door-to-door trick-or-treating is discouraged this year in Murfreesboro in order to keep residents safe while the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Murfreesboro Police Chief ... Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, October 23, 2020 6:29 pm

Ridgecroft

Ridgecroft School athletes honored

The fall sports season has ended, but not before several students at Ridgecroft School were signaled out for their athletic success. The following Ridgecroft students ... Read more

by Contributor, Friday, October 23, 2020 6:28 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Rountree was fired ‘without cause’

Former Gates County Manager qualifies for six-month severance package Read more

by Cal Bryant, Thursday, October 22, 2020 4:32 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Gates County Manager fired

Natalie Rountree had served since July of 2014 Read more

by Cal Bryant, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 9:53 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Police searching for suspect in Speedway heist

MURFREESBORO – No injuries were reported after an early morning armed robbery today at the Speedway convenience store located at the corner of Main Street ... Read more

by Holly Taylor, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:42 am

News

Firearm’s owner sought

ROANOKE RAPIDS – The North Carolina Highway Patrol has a lost handgun in their possession and is asking for he owner of that weapon to ... Read more

by Contributor, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 9:15 am

News

Hertford County halts new construction of solar farms

WINTON – Hertford County has officially approved a measure that puts a temporary halt to the issuance of permits related to new construction of solar ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 5:17 pm

News

COVID toll climbs in Bertie County

Five deaths reported since Monday Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 5:15 pm

Ahoskie

Ahoskie Council adopts NCDHHS guidelines for Halloween

AHOSKIE – Town officials here wish for everyone to enjoy Halloween activities, but are stressing the need to follow safety measures due to the COVID-19 ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 5:13 pm

News

Remote learning continues

Students enrolled in R-C area public schools will remain on Plan C for reminder of 2020 Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, October 16, 2020 5:50 pm

Jackson

COVID deaths increase in Northampton

Number of overall cases grows in other local counties Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, October 16, 2020 5:49 pm

Gatesville

No tricks or treats

COVID-19 cancels annual tradition in Gatesville Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, October 16, 2020 5:47 pm

Northeast

Martin caps undefeated season

NEA senior named TIC Tennis Player of the Year Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, October 16, 2020 5:46 pm

News

One-Stop voting opens Thursday

Several locations available to cast ballots thru Oct. 31 Read more

by Holly Taylor, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 5:35 pm

News

Conviction under review

NC Innocence Inquiry Commission refers local case to Chief Justice Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 5:33 pm

Lewiston-Woodville

Teen girl shot, killed in Lewiston

Story Updated at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13 LEWISTON-WOODVILLE – A homicide investigation is underway here after a 16-year-old female was shot and killed. ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Monday, October 12, 2020 3:12 pm

News

Spotlight shines on Hertford County

Public school officials tout their strengths while hosting state and regional educators Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, October 9, 2020 6:06 pm

Askewville

Askewville faces LGC sanctions

Bertie town has not submitted an audit since 2015 Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, October 9, 2020 6:02 pm

Jackson

Land purchase for apartments approved

N’hampton moves forward with plans to construct workforce housing Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, October 9, 2020 6:00 pm

News

Local COVID death toll nears 70

Six succumb this week in R-C area Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, October 9, 2020 5:58 pm

Northeast

NEA tennis edged twice

Northeast Academy’s tennis team has been extremely competitive during the 2020 season, but has suffered multiple razor-close losses. Two more of those setbacks occurred this ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, October 9, 2020 5:57 pm

Chowan

Conference Carolinas basketball begins in January

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Conference Carolinas Board of Directors unanimously agreed to officially start the conference basketball season in January of 2021. The decision was ... Read more

by Contributor, Friday, October 9, 2020 5:55 pm

Columns

When the odds are unknown

A favorite pastime among me and my cousins has always been a good game of poker. Perhaps playing several rousing rounds of Texas Hold’em is ... Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, October 9, 2020 5:53 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Man survives shooting and fire

EURE – A Gates County man is hospitalized after being shot and then his vehicle set ablaze near here last night (Wednesday). Gates County Sheriff ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:09 am