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In-person learning returns

Local public schools open in August with facemask mandates for students and staff Read more | Add your comment

Ahoskie to receive over $1 million

Town will use small portion of ARP funds to invest in a youth center Read more | Add your comment

GCHS lands Navy National Defense Cadet Corp program

New offering opens with the start of the 2021-22 school year Read more | Add your comment

Unified for youth

Murfreesboro church leaders stage first-time event at Riverside Park Read more | Add your comment

Ahoskie

Vidant RCH helipad debate continues

Ahoskie officials still express their support for option #2 Read more | Add your comment

by Cal Bryant.

Ahoskie

‘Night Out’ slated Aug. 3

Ahoskie Police and Hertford County Sheriff’s Office hosting annual event Read more | Add your comment

by Cal Bryant.

Eure

Jones to resign commissioner’s seat

Board member cites health reasons and desire to spend more quality time with his young family Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, July 30, 2021 6:06 pm

Ahoskie

Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital Medical Staff Scholarship recipients announced

AHOSKIE – The Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital Medical Staff Scholarship Committee recently presented awards to five student recipients. “We are so pleased to award these five ... Read more

by Contributor, Friday, July 30, 2021 6:04 pm

Opinion

Delta variant spread renews vaccine urgency

By Dr. T. Ryan Gallaher The arrival of the COVID-19 vaccines brought great hope in the battle against the deadly pandemic that has affected our ... Read more

by Contributor, Friday, July 30, 2021 6:00 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Vidant Health to require its employees receive COVID shots

GREENVILLE – Vidant Health officials announced today (Friday) they will require the COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment for all team members, physicians, credential ... Read more

by Contributor, Friday, July 30, 2021 3:31 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Governor mandates vaccine verification for state employees

Cooper urges other government agencies and private employers to do the same Read more

by Cal Bryant, Thursday, July 29, 2021 6:13 pm

Jackson

Northampton Commissioners support Civil Rights marker

Application will be made to honor the county’s first Black on the school board Read more

by Holly Taylor, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 5:51 pm

Gaston

One dies in I-95 wreck

Three-wheeler motorcycle involved in single vehicle mishap near Exit 180 Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 5:50 pm

Lewiston-Woodville

Filing opens in for Lewiston Woodville Town Council seats

WINDSOR – Filing for local government offices in the town of Lewiston Woodville opened Monday. One day later, two individuals had filed for two of ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 5:47 pm

News

COVID cases climb slightly

Health officials say it’s too early to lower defenses vs. the virus Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 5:45 pm

News

NACo appoints Bertie Commissioner to leadership position

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, MD – The National Association of Counties (NACo) recently held its 2021 Annual Conference here where President Larry Johnson, DeKalb County, Georgia ... Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 5:39 pm

News

Governor announces appointments for County Boards of Elections Chair

RALEIGH – Governor Roy Cooper has announced the names of those he appointed as Chair of Boards of Election in each North Carolina county. The ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 5:37 pm

Chowan

Hawks picked third in CIAA preseason rankings

CHARLOTTE – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and its Football Coaches Association announced the 2021 CIAA Football predicted order of finish and the Preseason ... Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 5:36 pm

Chowan

Hawks add three to football staff

MURFREESBORO – Chowan University head football coach Mark Hall has announced the addition of Matthew Finnin, Brian Frierson, and Jairus Marlow to his staff. Finnin ... Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 5:33 pm

Jackson

Northampton Commissioners enact solar moratorium

Permits for new solar facilities paused until 2022 while studies conducted Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, July 23, 2021 5:25 pm

Ahoskie

Ahoskie adds Juneteenth as paid holiday

AHOSKIE – The significance of Juneteenth as an important part of American history is gaining traction. At their regularly scheduled monthly meeting here July 13, ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, July 23, 2021 5:20 pm

Hertford

East All-Stars win in basketball

Former HCHS standout scores in double figures Read more

by Billy Harrell, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 5:50 pm

Ahoskie

Ahoskie man gets 17 years for stabbing prison guard

RALEIGH – An Ahoskie man was sentenced today (Wednesday) to 210 months in prison for assaulting a guard at the Franklin County Detention Center with ... Read more

by Contributor, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 3:38 pm

News

Municipal races develop

Candidate filing ends in all but two R-C area towns Read more

by Holly Taylor, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 5:36 pm

Ahoskie

Ahoskie accepts USDA-RD grant offer

Money, along with a loan, will be used to purchase a new grapple truck Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 5:31 pm

Sports

Post 102 baseball to host family fun day

AHOSKIE – The season may have ended for Ahoskie American Legion Post 102 baseball, but the fun is far from over. Post 102 baseball is ... Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 5:25 pm

Opinion

Biden’s plan helps America compete in a digital world

By Kip Eideberg Even as Democrats and Republicans continue their negotiations, there is one aspect of infrastructure that still continues to enjoy broad support — ... Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 5:22 pm

Ahoskie

Second teen dies from July 13 accident

AHOSKIE – The North Carolina State Highway Patrol has confirmed that a second teenager involved in a single-vehicle accident near here last week has succumbed ... Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 5:10 pm

Ahoskie

Murder suspect arrested

Deadly shooting between relatives took place Friday afternoon in Ahoskie Read more

by Cal Bryant, Saturday, July 17, 2021 5:34 pm

Gates

COVID battle continues

Gov. Cooper stresses the need for life-saving vaccinations during Thursday visit to Gates County Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, July 16, 2021 6:31 pm

Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro reduces hours for Internet cafes

Town Council approves change to ordinance Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, July 16, 2021 6:27 pm