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‘Best of the Best’

Northampton County Commissioners recognize success of Gaston Fire-Rescue-EMS Cadets Read more | Add your comment

High speed on High Street

Citizens ask Murfreesboro Council to take action to stop reckless driving Read more | Add your comment

COVID’s local death toll climbs by five

Virus claimed lives last week in Bertie, Gates, and Hertford Read more | Add your comment

‘Smooth’ commitment

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

Jackson

Water/sewer rates may rise

Northampton Commissioners want to hear from citizens about proposed increase Read more | Add your comment

by Holly Taylor.

Murfreesboro

Chowan University hosts COVID-19 discussion

By Lou Ann Gilliam University Relations MURFREESBORO – Entering Turner Auditorium in McDowell Columns Hall, students viewed the large screen with the familiar picture of ... Read more | Add your comment

by Contributor.

News

Dr. John R. Jones, career educator, succumbs

JACKSON, TN – His life was full to the very end. Northampton County native Dr. John Robert Jones spent the majority of his adult life ... Read more

by Contributor, Friday, October 22, 2021 4:43 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Town of Murfreesboro issues “boil advisory”

Main line breaks on Thursday; customers are experiencing water outages and/or low water pressure Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, October 22, 2021 10:29 am

Ahoskie

Federal jury convicts Ahoskie man

NEW BERN – A federal jury convicted an Ahoskie man here today (Wednesday) on charges of Hobbs Act robbery and aiding and abetting. According to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 5:27 pm

Ahoskie

Voting district change advances

Ahoskie Council slated to take final action at its November meeting Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 5:03 pm

News

Social Security announces 5.9% benefit increase for 2022

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 5.9 percent in 2022, the Social Security Administration announced this ... Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 5:02 pm

News

Menola Soup Day slated for Oct. 30

WOODLAND – The Menola Community Club will hold its 37th annual Soup Day from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30 at the ... Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 5:00 pm

Chowan

Virginia Union stifles Chowan comeback in Homecoming game loss

MURFREESBORO – Despite a Homecoming crowd witnessing two record setting runs of 98 yards or better, Virginia Union University smothered a late comeback and sent ... Read more

by Gene Motley, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 4:57 pm

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

by Cal Bryant, Friday, October 15, 2021 5:37 pm

Jackson

School rank discussed

Northampton Board of Education hears complaints from county citizens Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, October 15, 2021 5:36 pm

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

Female entrepreneurs learn healthy lessons of leadership

Walker, Tyler present informational workshop Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 5:00 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

Youth Center opens

Ahoskie transforms old building into a safe haven for local children Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, October 8, 2021 4:46 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

Ahoskie

Innovation & Conservation

Energy solutions explored at REC Expo event Read more

by Holly Taylor, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 6:21 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