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Helipad construction moves one step closer

Ahoskie Town Council amends and approves ordinance Read more | Add your comment

Lessons shared from death

Family of late Ahoskie man pass along valuable info about head and neck cancer Read more | Add your comment

Partners push COVID vaccine

Four clinics slated April 17 in Bertie County Read more | Add your comment

Warren’s ‘voice’ heard nationally

Conway man involved in TV competition visits with Northampton County Commissioners Read more | Add your comment

Jackson

Rezoning requests rejected

Northampton leaders derail plans for solar farm and commercial property Read more | Add your comment

by Holly Taylor.

Garysburg

Bus passenger charged with drug trafficking

PLEASANT HILL – After being briefly hospitalized for an apparent drug overdose, a passenger on a Greyhound bus was arrested for drug trafficking. According to ... Read more | Add your comment

by Cal Bryant.

Jackson

Creecy School project to add walking trail

JACKSON – Work to develop recreational options at the former Rich Square Creecy School site are continuing, according to Northampton County’s Recreation Director James Roberts. ... Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, April 16, 2021 4:58 pm

Aulander

Aulander man killed in Tuesday night crash

AHOSKIE – A single-vehicle accident near here Tuesday night claimed the life of an Aulander man. Patrick O’Neal Morris, age 44, of Hollowell Road, was ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, April 16, 2021 4:57 pm

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More charges for Woodland man

Jalik Lassiter jailed for B&E’s in Bertie County while Shykwan Hawkins remains at large Read more

by Cal Bryant, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 6:36 pm

Kelford

Kelford man murdered

KELFORD – A murder investigation is underway here after a local man was discovered shot to death and lying in a ditch  early Sunday morning. ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:52 pm

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J & J vaccine halted locally

R-C area health officials follow state and federal guidance Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:25 pm

Jackson

Suspect sought for attempted murder

JACKSON – The Northampton County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate 28-year-old Kashawn Joyner of Scotland Neck on an outstanding warrant for attempted murder. This ... Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:24 pm

Jackson

Roanoke Rapids woman arrested on Northampton charges

ROANOKE RAPIDS – The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office recently served a warrant on 29-year-old Lasandra Williams of Roanoke Rapids for assault with a deadly weapon ... Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:23 pm

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Deadly days on Roanoke-Chowan area roads

Accidents on Friday and Saturday claim the lives of two local men Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:20 pm

News

Vaccine brand changes for Saturday clinics in Bertie

The COVID-19 vaccine clinics scheduled Saturday, April 17 at four sites across Bertie County will still be held. In light of the news regarding very ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:19 pm

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No local deaths reported last week due to COVID-19

For the second consecutive week, COVID-19 did not claim a life in the Roanoke-Chowan area. However, the number of local active cases of the virus ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:18 pm

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Rapid charging station for EVs to be unveiled April 13

HALIFAX – The first rapid charging station for electric vehicles traveling on and near Interstate 95 in northeastern North Carolina will be unveiled at a ... Read more

by Contributor, Friday, April 9, 2021 5:28 pm

Ridgecroft

Rams roll to McLawhorn Memorial title

Ridgecroft combines strong pitching and timely hitting to win the 10th annual event Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, April 9, 2021 5:27 pm

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Multi-county crime spree ends

Gatesville couple arrested for catalytic converter thefts Read more

by Cal Bryant, Thursday, April 8, 2021 4:05 pm

Jackson

Local man faces child sex charges

Ponton held under $1 million bond Read more

by Cal Bryant, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 5:32 pm

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Easter Sunday blaze severely damages Powellsville home

POWELLSVILLE – A residential fire here on Easter Sunday morning caused major damage to the home of a 103-year-old woman. The fire was at the ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 4:58 pm

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Active COVID cases dwindle across R-C area

The impact of the COVID-19 vaccine becoming more readily available is being felt locally across the Roanoke-Chowan area. There were no local deaths attributed to ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 4:55 pm

Gaston

Gaston fire deemed suspicious

GASTON – An early evening fire here Monday is listed as suspicious in nature. The Gaston Police Department is leading the investigation with the North ... Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 4:54 pm

Gatesville

Gates County officials support litter cleanup day

Plans are made for road trash pickup on April 24 followed by a cookout Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 4:51 pm

Ridgecroft

Ridgecroft off to hot start in baseball

AHOSKIE – With five wins in their first six games, Ridgecroft School is off to a sizzling start to their 2021 baseball season. The Rams ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 4:48 pm

Hertford

Bears blank Jags, 41-0

AHOSKIE – Hertford County raced out to a 35-0 halftime lead and went on to defeat Northampton County, 41-0, here April 1 in non-conference football ... Read more

by Billy Harrell, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 4:47 pm

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Arrest made in Windsor murder

Local man charged in the homicide of his girlfriend Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 11:52 am

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Colerain man dies in wreck

Mishap occurred Saturday on Cremo Road in Bertie County Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 11:50 am

Jackson

NCSO Sgt. Leitner earns two certificates

JACKSON – Sgt. Ashley Leitner with the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office, who serves as a Detective Criminal Investigator, has earned a prestigious honor by the ... Read more

by Contributor, Friday, April 2, 2021 4:52 pm

Northeast

Remembering Will: Baseball tourney opens Monday

LASKER – The 10th annual Sgt. Will McLawhorn Memorial Baseball Scholarship Tournament begins its two-day run on Monday and Tuesday, April 5-6 here at Northeast ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, April 2, 2021 4:49 pm

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Emotional Farewell

Employees reflect on careers as Rivers Correctional Institution closes Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, April 2, 2021 4:44 pm