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‘Bear’ sightings increase

Local citizens, businesses display stuffed animals as a way to relieve stress during coronavirus pandemic Read more | Add your comment

M’boro Chamber Banquet speaker emphasizes support

Annual event draws smaller crowd just prior to COVID-19 outbreak locally Read more | Add your comment

Virtual Medicine

Medical providers turn to alternative measures to deliver healthcare to non-COVID patients Read more | Add your comment

ARL branches closed to public, Wi-Fi hot spots available

WINTON – The seven local branches of the Albemarle Regional Library (ARL) are temporarily closed in order to ... Read more | Add your comment

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Bertie backs governor’s directive

Commissioners had considered their own stay at home order Read more | Add your comment

by Cal Bryant.

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Hertford County COVID cases double to four

WINTON – The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has doubled to four in Hertford County. As part of their daily Situation Report on Tuesday (March ... Read more | Add your comment

by Cal Bryant.

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Gates County reports first COVID-19 case

Albemarle Regional Health Services (ARHS) is reporting the first lab confirmed case of COVID-19 in Gates County. ARHS Director R. Battle Betts, Jr. announced that ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Wednesday, April 1, 2020 10:08 pm

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Bertie County resident succumbs to COVID-19

COVID-19 has claimed its first local victim. Albemarle Regional Health Services (ARHS) received notification today (Wednesday) from one of it hospital partners confirming the first ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Wednesday, April 1, 2020 4:39 pm

Ahoskie

Gaming casino operators arrested

Two face various crimes; one other arrest is pending further investigation Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, March 31, 2020 6:31 pm

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Northampton COVID-19 cases spike

County reports 31st case; 28 are linked to a single facility Read more

by Cal Bryant, Monday, March 30, 2020 3:16 pm

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Northampton COVID-19 cases increase dramatically

Twenty new individuals diagnosed; total of 24 are linked to one facility Read more

by Cal Bryant, Saturday, March 28, 2020 5:25 pm

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Stay at home!!

Governor issues statewide order effective March 30 Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, March 27, 2020 6:53 pm

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‘You have a friend’

R-C area Chambers support local businesses impacted by COVID-19’s effect on the economy Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, March 27, 2020 6:37 pm

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Northampton, Hertford add COVID-19 cases

Two counties combine for seven of 10 local individuals with the virus Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, March 27, 2020 6:35 pm

Ahoskie

Ahoskie praised for financial recovery

LGC letter points out several improvements Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, March 27, 2020 6:30 pm

Gatesville

Gates County implements new measures

GATESVILLE – In an effort to assist with social distancing, citizens are encouraged to make appointments with Gates County local government staff instead of showing ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, March 27, 2020 11:27 am

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Bertie considers ‘shelter in place’

(Note: This story is revised from its original version posted earlier today and also contains new information.) WINDSOR – Bertie County may become the first ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Thursday, March 26, 2020 6:02 pm

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Northampton adds more COVID-19 cases

JACKSON – Three more cases of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) have been confirmed in Northampton County, according to Andy Smith, the county’s Health Director. The new ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Thursday, March 26, 2020 5:22 pm

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Second COVID-19 case in Hertford County

A second resident of Hertford County has tested positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus). Albemarle Regional Health Services Health Director R. Battle Betts, Jr. said lab results ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 4:22 pm

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Greenville orders shelter in place

The City of Greenville is ordering all residents to stay home to help combat the spread of the coronavirus, according to a story posted on ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 3:24 pm

Murfreesboro

Chowan University to complete remainder of Spring Semester online

Commencement postponed until December Read more

by Contributor, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 2:10 pm

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Message from Hertford County Manager David Cotton

In an abundance of caution and priority for Hertford County’s staff, citizens, customers, clients and visitors, David Cotton, Interim County Manager, has announced enacting additional ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, March 24, 2020 6:41 pm

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Virus impacts local services

County, town offices close; services continue Read more

by Holly Taylor, Tuesday, March 24, 2020 6:14 pm

Jackson

Recount doesn’t change School Board race results

Gap does narrow between 4th & 5th place finishers Read more

by Holly Taylor, Tuesday, March 24, 2020 6:12 pm

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Community effort can help Vidant Health slow the spread of COVID-19

Submitted by Vidant Health News It takes a community working together to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in North Carolina and beyond, according to ... Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, March 24, 2020 6:10 pm

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Lab confirms COVID-19 case in Bertie County

Albemarle Regional Health Services Health Director R. Battle Betts, Jr. has received notification of a lab confirmed case of COVID-19 in Bertie County. Betts said ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, March 24, 2020 11:15 am

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Public schools closure extended to May 15

Governor also orders certain businesses to close effective March 25 Read more

by Cal Bryant, Monday, March 23, 2020 2:20 pm

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COVID-19 spreads to Hertford County

One confirmed case reported today; that individual is in isolation Read more

by Cal Bryant, Monday, March 23, 2020 1:08 pm

Jackson

Northampton County closes local government offices

Staff is working; public urged to use phone/email for sharing info Read more

by Holly Taylor, Monday, March 23, 2020 11:21 am

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COVID-19 hits home

Northampton, Hertford, Bertie confirm first local cases; all patients in isolation Read more

by Holly Taylor, Monday, March 23, 2020 11:15 am

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‘Real time’ religion

Local churches look for alternative ways to deliver God’s word during COVID-19 crisis Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, March 20, 2020 6:54 pm