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‘Tis the season of tradition

RC News-Herald solicits stories and photos about this most wonderful time of the year Read more | Add your comment

REC grant aids Conway Police

Funds will be used to purchase body cams Read more | Add your comment

Women at Work

Ahoskie Garden Club members busy themselves in beautifying the town Read more | Add your comment

Colorful Connection

Northampton hosts unique quilt that features all 100 North Carolina counties Read more | Add your comment

Murfreesboro

Local child dies in Halifax County accident

ENFIELD – A six-year-old from Murfreesboro tragically lost their life in a Nov. 30 motor vehicle accident near here that also killed the driver and ... Read more | Add your comment

by Cal Bryant.

Gaston

Cocaine and cash seized in traffic stop

GASTON – The Northampton’s County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division continues to make a dent in the flow of illegal drugs in the county. On Dec. ... Read more | Add your comment

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Murfreesboro

An offer too good to refuse

Anonymous citizen promises big donation for new MPD body cameras Read more

by Holly Taylor, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 5:35 pm

Gatesville

‘CARE’ing for the children

Gates County appropriates portion of federal COVID-19 funding to purchase Chromebooks for public school students Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 5:32 pm

Gatesville

ABC system shares profits

Gates County government, public schools gain nearly $10,000 Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 5:30 pm

Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Historical Association schedules alternative event on Dec. 11-12

MURFREESBORO – Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Murfreesboro Historical Association (MHA) will not be able to host its traditional Candlelight Christmas Tour fundraiser. ... Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 5:28 pm

Gates

GCHS volleyball standout inks athletic scholarship

Hannah Ward earns opportunity to compete at William Peace University Read more

by Gene Motley, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 5:26 pm

News

COVID-19 death toll climbs locally

Sadly, the Roanoke-Chowan area is contributing to the rise in the statewide number of cases and deaths linked to COVID-19. This week, six local residents ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, November 27, 2020 5:01 pm

News

Second round of CRF money gains approval

Hertford County towns awarded in excess of $110,500 Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, November 27, 2020 5:00 pm

Ahoskie

Drive-Thru Luminaria Ceremony, Dec. 1

AHOSKIE – Relay For Life of Hertford-Gates counties will hold a Drive-Thru Luminaria Ceremony from 5:30-7:30 pm on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at the Ahoskie Creek ... Read more

by Contributor, Friday, November 27, 2020 4:57 pm

News

Two arrested for drug trafficking

WOODLAND – A vehicle stop for a traffic violation here Nov. 23 led to the arrest of two local men on drug trafficking charges. According ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 12:29 pm

News

Bertie experiencing critical spread of COVID-19 cases

It’s a lofty ranking we would prefer not to have. Governor Roy Cooper and Dr. Mandy Cohen, Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 5:26 pm

News

Governor tightens mask mandate

Cooper’s new Executive Order takes effect Nov. 25 Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 5:25 pm

Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro approves updated FOG ordinance

MURFREESBORO – Following a discussion last month about the town’s FOG (Fats, Oils, and Grease) ordinance, the Murfreesboro Town Council considered an updated draft at ... Read more

by Holly Taylor, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 5:23 pm

News

Prison contract not renewed; 300 local workers impacted

WINTON – Approximately 300 employees here at Rivers Correctional Institution (RCI) will be impacted after the Federal Bureau of Prisons announced they would not rebid ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 2:24 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Juveniles recovering from shooting incident

CONWAY – Two juveniles are reportedly recovering after being injured in a shooting here Thursday evening. Conway Police Chief Jimmy Bracy said the two victims ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, November 20, 2020 6:07 pm

Ahoskie

Harron admits guilt in healthcare fraud case

Former local business owner forfeits in excess of $13.5 million in cash, property, and luxury items Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, November 20, 2020 4:35 pm

News

HCPS conducts back to school survey

WINTON – As so often is the case, the best way to reach a decision is to ask for advice. Hertford County Public Schools is ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, November 20, 2020 4:33 pm

News

Will North Carolina legalize marijuana?

North Carolina Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice makes recommendations Read more

by Contributor, Friday, November 20, 2020 4:31 pm

News

North Carolina expands no-cost COVID-19 testing locations

This weekend, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) is offering more than 120 no-cost COVID-19 community testing events, including new locations ... Read more

by Contributor, Friday, November 20, 2020 4:30 pm

News

Northampton fires intentionally set

Sheriff’s Office and SBI rule arson as the cause of three blazes early Wednesday morning Read more

by Cal Bryant, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 2:16 pm

Ahoskie

Friendly Foes

Vintage documents show the close bond between German POWs and Ahoskie residents Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 5:34 pm

Jackson

Rezoning decision delayed

Northampton solar farm plans will be discussed again at Dec. 7 meeting Read more

by Holly Taylor, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 5:28 pm

News

Statewide recount begins Thursday

NC Supreme Court Chief Justice race is separated by less than 400 votes Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 5:26 pm

News

Newbern’s contributions leave a lasting legacy

Bertie County native served as second president at HCC Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 5:25 pm

News Main

Mission Accomplished

Northeast recovers from slow start to win conference championship Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 5:23 pm

Jackson

Northampton County project earns NADO award

JACKSON – A wastewater project in Seaboard has earned Northampton County some national recognition. The Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments (UCPCOG), a regional organization ... Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, November 13, 2020 4:24 pm