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New Beginning

Formal grand opening held for dual-purpose building in Bertie County Read more | Add your comment

Nucor to the ‘rescue’

Local steel mill donates life-saving device to Hertford County EMS Read more | Add your comment

Spotlight shines on Northampton businesses

Chamber of Commerce holds annual banquet Read more | Add your comment

Welcome Back!

Animals & smiles showcased as the annual 4-H Livestock show returns Read more | Add your comment

Gates

COVID-19 drive-thru clinic, June 24

GATES – A partnership between five agencies will offer COVID-19 vaccinations from 10 a.m. until 12 noon on Thursday, June 24 at the Gates County ... Read more | Add your comment

by Cal Bryant.

Ahoskie

Helipad debate continues

Vidant RCH unveils formal plans, but Ahoskie officials request more study on second option Read more | Add your comment

by Cal Bryant.

BREAKING NEWS

Murder probe underway in Severn

SEVERN – The Northampton County Sheriff’s Office has launched an investigation after a man was found shot to death inside a Severn residence early Monday ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 1:22 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Murfreesboro Police investigating drive-by shooting

Pregnant woman shot in broad daylight on Main Street Read more

by Holly Taylor, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:04 pm

Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro home invasion suspect arrested

Two others remain at-large; victim still hospitalized Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 7:26 pm

News

Pay hike suggested for Hertford County employees

FY 21-22 budget also proposes base salary increase for jailers Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 7:23 pm

Jackson

Northampton hires Murphy as consultant

JACKSON – A former interim county manager is returning to Northampton County to serve as a consultant until a new manager is appointed. The Northampton ... Read more

by Holly Taylor, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 7:21 pm

Harrellsville

Edenton man drowns in Wiccacon River

HARRELLSVILLE – An afternoon swim ended tragically near here Sunday. Hertford County Sheriff Dexter Hayes said 31-year-old Kendall Lamont Wills of Edenton drowned in the ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Monday, June 14, 2021 5:39 pm

Jackson

Northampton schools to merge

Gaston Elementary and Middle students will share same campus Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, June 11, 2021 6:37 pm

Gatesville

Mill worker killed

GATESVILLE – An employee of a local lumber mill was tragically killed in a workplace accident near here Monday morning. Gates County Sheriff Ray Campbell ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, June 11, 2021 6:35 pm

Ahoskie

Ahoskie Council approves new budget

AHOSKIE – With little discussion, the Ahoskie Town Council unanimously approved the town’s operating budget for FY 2021-22 here Tuesday evening at their regularly scheduled ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, June 11, 2021 6:34 pm

News

Gates County felon locked up on weapon charge

RALEIGH – Anthony Eugene Kee of Hobbsville was sentenced here June 10 to 18 months in prison for possession of a firearm by a felon. ... Read more

by Contributor, Friday, June 11, 2021 6:32 pm

News

Governor announces $4 million Summer Cash and College Tuition drawings

RALEIGH – As part of North Carolina’s effort to encourage more North Carolinians to receive COVID-19 vaccines, Governor Roy Cooper announced $4 Million Summer Cash ... Read more

by Contributor, Friday, June 11, 2021 6:30 pm

News

Hertford County Office of Aging returns to pre-pandemic operations

WINTON – As the country slowly re-opens after months of restrictions, so has the Hertford County Office of Aging. “It has been great to see ... Read more

by Contributor, Friday, June 11, 2021 6:28 pm

News

Gates County native earns rank of Brigadier General

By James Brabenec FORT SILL, OK – For Brig. Gen. Richard Harrison the new stars on his uniform were a direct tie to his interest ... Read more

by Contributor, Friday, June 11, 2021 6:26 pm

Aulander

Gateway to the world

Tri-County Airport celebrates opening of new terminal and honors its ageless flight instructor Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 5:32 pm

News

Thieves cross county lines

R-C area trio face B&E and larceny charges in Hertford and Bertie Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 5:28 pm

News

Cooper, Daye charged again

WINDSOR – Two local men charged last week in a rash of residential break-ins in Hertford County now face similar charges in Bertie County. Kyle ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 5:25 pm

Gatesville

No ‘culture shock’ for new Gates County Manager

Tim Wilson enjoys the slow pace of a rural lifestyle Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 5:24 pm

News

COVID-19 active cases declining

The Roanoke-Chowan area was free of COVID-19 related deaths last week. Meanwhile, the number of local active cases continues to show that the virus, while ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 5:21 pm

Chowan

Chowan University announces 2021 football schedule

MURFREESBORO – Excitement is building as Chowan University football is a mere three months away from kicking-off the 2021 season. The Hawks haven’t played since ... Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 5:20 pm

Ahoskie

Cobbs ends 50-year career

Veteran Ridgecroft School teacher retires Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, June 4, 2021 5:24 pm

News

Two arrested in rash of break-ins

Crime wave in Hertford County began on May 20 Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, June 4, 2021 5:22 pm

News

Bertie tightens purse strings

Proposed FY 21-22 budget cuts spending, but does include small raise for county workers Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, June 4, 2021 5:19 pm

Jackson

Northampton Commissioners approve JCPC funding plan

JACKSON – A funding plan for the local Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) was approved by the Northampton County Board of Commissioners at their regular ... Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, June 4, 2021 5:17 pm

News

COVID-19 cases continue downward trend

The number of newly diagnosed cases of COVID-19 continues to decline across the state. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) reported ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, June 4, 2021 5:15 pm

Ahoskie

R-C Christian Women’s Job Corps gains grant

Roanoke Chowan Christian Women’s Job Corps recently received a $40,000 grant from the North Carolina Community Healing, a component of the North Carolina Community Foundation. ... Read more

by Contributor, Friday, June 4, 2021 5:14 pm