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From chains to cheers

Ancestors of former slaves recognized as North Carolina Century Farm Family Read more | Add your comment

More money!

Ahoskie Council approves across the board pay hikes and signing bonuses for new police officers Read more | Add your comment

‘Jet on a stick’ is sick

52-year-old landmark at Tri-County Airport desperately needs major repairs Read more | Add your comment

Additional land added to Salmon Creek Natural Area

Coastal Land Trust protects 300 acres Read more | Add your comment

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Murder victim was not intended target of drive-by shooting

WINTON – A 30-year-old woman murdered inside her mother’s home here early Wednesday morning was apparently not the intended target of a drive-by shooting. And ... Read more | Add your comment

by Cal Bryant.

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Back to school?

Local superintendents respond to Governor’s plan for K-5 students returning to class Read more | Add your comment

by Holly Taylor.

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COVID claims three more lives in the Roanoke-Chowan

The death toll from the COVID-19 virus increased again this week in the Roanoke-Chowan area. Two residents of Hertford County and one from Bertie County ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, September 18, 2020 5:57 pm

Northeast

Northeast Academy tennis splits first two matches of 2020

LASKER – Northeast Academy got its 2020 tennis schedule off to a winning start here Tuesday, Sept. 15 where they defeated Kerr-Vance Academy, 5-2. The ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, September 18, 2020 5:55 pm

Northeast

Lady Eagles drop volleyball opener at Terra Ceia Christian

PANTEGO – Northeast Academy opened its 2020 volleyball season on the road at Terra Ceia Christian Academy here Tuesday, Sept. 15. In varsity action, the ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, September 18, 2020 5:54 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Woman shot, killed in Winton

WINTON – A 30-year-old woman was murdered inside her mother’s home here early this morning (Wednesday). Hertford County Sheriff Dexter Hayes identified the victim as ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 10:38 am

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COVID cases at Bertie schools

WINDSOR – Six employees of Bertie County Public Schools have tested positive for COVID-19 and are currently in quarantine. All six are adults. Bertie students ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:00 pm

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Hertford County towns request COVID relief funds

County officials required to share total of $275,000 Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 5:59 pm

Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro plans for late water bill collections

Residents who have delayed payments due to pandemic will have six months to catch-up Read more

by Holly Taylor, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 5:57 pm

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Security incident breaches Vidant Health databases

GREENVILLE – The unauthorized access of Vidant Health databases has breached some of its medical records. Vidant officials said they were notified of a global ... Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 5:56 pm

Cal Bryant

Help us to help you remain informed

It’s not a highly guarded trade secret that newspapers, from the large metros to the small market publications that cover rural America, are experiencing declines ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 5:55 pm

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COVID-19 impacts HCPS

Death toll also rises this week in the R-C area Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, September 11, 2020 6:22 pm

Jackson

Northampton Commissioners approve more nonprofit funding

JACKSON – After contributing funds to a few local nonprofits last month, the Northampton County Commissioners approved two more grant requests at their regular meeting ... Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, September 11, 2020 6:21 pm

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Storm recovery effort ongoing in Bertie County

WINDSOR – Nearly six weeks after a tornado left death and destruction in its wake, Bertie County officials remain actively involved in assisting the victims ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, September 11, 2020 6:20 pm

Gates

Fox Pen discussion resurfaces

Gates man continues to battle planned facility Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, September 11, 2020 6:18 pm

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Charity ride benefits storm victims

WINDSOR – The Chosen Few Motorcycle Club of Bertie County will host a charity ride and a meal on Saturday, Sept. 26 to benefit those ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, September 11, 2020 6:05 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Man arrested on federal firearm charge after shooting rampage on I-95

RALEIGH – A South Carolina man was arrested today (Thursday) for possessing an unregistered short-barrel shotgun after he shot multiple vehicles and one person along ... Read more

by Contributor, Thursday, September 10, 2020 1:58 pm

Ahoskie

COVID death toll increases by five in Hertford County; one in Bertie

COVID-19 has claimed six more lives this week in the Roanoke-Chowan area. Late Tuesday afternoon, Albemarle Regional Health Services (ARHS) reported five more deaths from ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 1:49 pm

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Ex cop faces multiple charges

Former Enfield Police Lieutenant accused of embezzlement, evidence tampering Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 5:27 pm

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HC leaders forge fleet maintenance partnerships

WINTON – Separate partnerships with USDA and Enterprise Fleet Management is allowing Hertford County Local Government an opportunity to maintain a fleet of service vehicles ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 5:25 pm

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September is Civic Engagement Month at Albemarle Regional libraries

The seven branches of Albemarle Regional Library (ARL) will help patrons become even more active and engaged in the month of September, as they help ... Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 5:23 pm

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HCPS honors trio

Teacher, Principal and Media Coordinator of the Year selected for the 2020-21 year Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, September 4, 2020 6:43 pm

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Murder suspect sentenced on federal gun charge

Ahoskie man still awaiting trial for Gates County homicide Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, September 4, 2020 6:37 pm

Ahoskie

Local nurse faces charges

Woman allegedly attempts to obtain controlled substances through fraudulent prescriptions Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, September 4, 2020 6:34 pm

Gatesville

Facebook helps nab B&E suspects

Two women charged with stealing items from a residence Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, September 4, 2020 6:33 pm

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COVID-19 cases continue to climb locally

The Roanoke-Chowan area continues to see an increase in the number of positive COVID-19 cases. On Friday afternoon (Sept. 4), Albemarle Regional Health Services (ARHS) ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, September 4, 2020 6:30 pm

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Governor’s Volunteer Service Award earned by trio in Hertford County

WINTON – The Governor’s Volunteer Service Award honors the true spirit of volunteerism by recognizing individuals, groups and businesses that make a significant contribution to ... Read more

by Contributor, Friday, September 4, 2020 6:29 pm