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Cheers to 100 years

Gates County native and Pearl Harbor survivor celebrates special milestone Read more | Add your comment

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

Jackson

Frustration mounts over trash pick-up

Northampton leaders meet to address citizens’ concerns Read more | Add your comment

by Cal Bryant.

Gatesville

Fox pen opposition continues

Gates man again addresses county leaders, saying they are derelict in their sworn duties Read more | Add your comment

by Cal Bryant.

Jackson

Northampton Elections Board receives grants

Funds will assist health and safety precautions Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, September 25, 2020 6:04 pm

News

Hertford County COVID death toll doubles in one month

COVID-19’s grip on the local area continues as there were two more deaths from the virus reported Thursday in Hertford County. Albemarle Regional Health Services ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, September 25, 2020 6:02 pm

Northeast

NEA jayvees rout Lawrence in opener

MERRY HILL – Are you ready for some [prep] football? Apparently, Northeast Academy answered, yes. In the COVID-19 delayed season opener here Thursday evening, the ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, September 25, 2020 5:57 pm

Jackson

Finding what’s hidden

Northampton County serves as the home to the National Center for Missing and Endangered Inc. Read more

by Holly Taylor, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 6:03 pm

News

Bertie awarded $500,000

State grant will assist Tall Glass of Water project Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 6:01 pm

News

COVID deaths continue to rise

Virus has claimed 58 lives locally Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 6:00 pm

Millenium

Fatal accidents claim two lives, including a child

AULANDER – Two accidents turned deadly near here over a stretch of 16 hours. On Sunday, two-year-old Jasper Ryan Deanes of Millennium was tragically killed ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 5:59 pm

News

Cooper announces additional $40 million COVID relief package for small businesses

Governor also says that key trends from the virus allow for large outdoor venues to open at seven percent capacity Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 5:56 pm

Lawrence

Ford, Brown to lead Lawrence on the gridiron

MERRY HILL – Jerry Ford and Brad Brown have been hired as football coaches at Lawrence Academy. “We are fortunate in that we have brought ... Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 5:53 pm

News

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

by Cal Bryant, Friday, September 18, 2020 6:01 pm

News

Back to school?

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

by Holly Taylor, Friday, September 18, 2020 5:59 pm

News

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

News

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

News

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

News

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

News

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

News

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

News

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