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‘Smooth’ commitment

SunEnergy1 donates $10,000 to Easterseals UCP of Ahoskie to help with expansion of food truck menu Read more | Add your comment

Female entrepreneurs learn healthy lessons of leadership

Walker, Tyler present informational workshop Read more | Add your comment

Youth Center opens

Ahoskie transforms old building into a safe haven for local children Read more | Add your comment

Innovation & Conservation

Energy solutions explored at REC Expo event Read more | Add your comment

News

Municipal early voting opens

In-person early voting for the Nov. 2 municipal elections got underway on Thursday, Oct. 14 and ends Saturday, Oct. 30. This election is for mayors ... Read more | Add your comment

by Cal Bryant.

Jackson

School rank discussed

Northampton Board of Education hears complaints from county citizens Read more | Add your comment

by Holly Taylor.

Jackson

School Board hires attorney for personnel investigation

JACKSON – Despite some opposition, the Northampton County Board of Education, at their regular meeting here Oct. 11, approved hiring an attorney for a personnel ... Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, October 15, 2021 5:34 pm

Jackson

Two charged in Seaboard shooting

JACKSON – Two Northampton County men stand charged for allegedly firing shots into an occupied residence at the Seaboard Housing Project on Oct. 1. Northampton ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, October 14, 2021 5:54 pm

News

COVID death toll climbs in R-C area

Virus claimed lives last week in Bertie and Northampton Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 4:57 pm

Murfreesboro

Environmental Partnership

CU Department of Biology collaborates with Bertie on their “Tall Glass of Water” Project Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 4:55 pm

News

Virtual conference slated for region’s forest landowners

Forest landowners in northeastern North Carolina have the opportunity in late October to learn about the role of conservation practices in forestry and agriculture to ... Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 4:53 pm

News

Global Concentrate announces Franklin location

2 million square feet of new industrial space to be created at Pretlow Industrial Park Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 4:52 pm

Hertford

Bears feast on First Flight miscues

Hertford County celebrates Homecoming with 56-0 victory Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 4:48 pm

Conway

Conway man accused of robbery and abduction

Crime allegedly took place Friday night at Franklin, VA Walmart Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, October 10, 2021 3:59 pm

Ahoskie

Ahoskie to redraw voting districts

Census results show a population imbalance between Ward A and Ward B Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, October 8, 2021 4:39 pm

Garysburg

Auto parts theft fugitive arrested

GARYSBURG – After months of searching, a Roanoke Rapids man was arrested and charged with numerous counts of larceny of motor vehicle parts. Jacob Davis, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 8, 2021 4:37 pm

News

COVID: Good news and bad

Statewide vaccination rate reaches 70 percent; NC death roll tops 17,000 Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 8, 2021 4:33 pm

Chowan

Chowan women’s basketball season opens Nov. 9

MURFREESBORO – The Chowan University women’s basketball team and head coach Lenise Stallings have released their 2021-22 schedule. The Hawks posted a 7-8 overall record ... Read more

by Contributor, Friday, October 8, 2021 4:28 pm

News

COVID-19 death toll rises locally

Virus claimed lives last week in Bertie, Gates and Hertford counties Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 6:18 pm

Ahoskie

Ahoskie man seeks answers after dogs kill family pet

AHOSKIE – A local man is seeking to identify the owner of two dogs that came into his yard near here Saturday morning and killed ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 6:17 pm

Gatesville

Water billing changes forthcoming

Gates County statements will be sent every two months; late payment fee waived Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 6:16 pm

News

Drawing the Line: Hertford, Bertie, Martin, Beaufort

What’s ahead for North Carolina in the next decade? The answer will be determined by lawmakers this fall when they draw new maps for legislative ... Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 6:15 pm

Chowan

Chowan enters national football poll

WACO, TEXAS – There have been 128 teams who have been ranked since the AFCA Division II Coaches’ Top 25 Poll began in 2000. You ... Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 6:13 pm

Chowan

Chowan routs Rams for fifth straight win

Hawks score on 11 of 13 possessions en route to an impressive 73-7 victory Read more

by Gene Motley, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 6:12 pm

Garysburg

Drugs, weapons seized

Garysburg man faces numerous charges Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 1, 2021 4:44 pm

News

Buffaloe climbs career ladder

Governor appoints Northampton native as Secretary of Public Safety Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, October 1, 2021 4:41 pm

Ahoskie

Ahoskie Council reverts back to original ordinance

Months long debate continues over locating medical helicopter landing area at Vidant R-C Hospital Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, October 1, 2021 4:39 pm

News

Bolden sentenced to 5+ years behind bars

Northampton felon enters guilty plea in US District Court Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 1, 2021 4:36 pm

Garysburg

Garysburg man takes plea in federal weapon case

By LANCE MARTIN rrspin.com A Garysburg man pleaded guilty this month to a federal weapon count and his sentencing is expected in December. Dameon Rocky ... Read more

by Contributor, Friday, October 1, 2021 4:34 pm

News

Peanut Fest returns featuring an 80’s vibe

Event will be held Oct. 8-10 at Suffolk Executive Airport Read more

by Contributor, Friday, October 1, 2021 4:33 pm

Chowan

High-flying Hawks look to extend win streak

Chowan University hosts Winston-Salem State on Saturday night at Garrison Stadium Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 1, 2021 4:27 pm