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Chowan awards Honorary Doctorate to Frank Taylor

Recognition comes at COVID-delayed commencement for the Class of 2000 Read more | Add your comment

Asbell takes command

28-year law enforcement veteran sworn in as Ahoskie’s Chief of Police Read more | Add your comment

Hail to the Chief!

Troy Fitzhugh retires after long and distinguished career in law enforcement Read more | Add your comment

Life’s journey leads home

Rob Burke to follow in his father’s legendary footsteps at Chowan University Read more | Add your comment

Ahoskie

APD launches murder investigation

20-year-old dies Sunday from gunshot wounds Read more | Add your comment

by Cal Bryant.

Ahoskie

Helipad plans grounded again

Language in the ordinance sends measure back to Ahoskie Planning Board Read more | Add your comment

by Cal Bryant.

Ahoskie

Gas supply slow to fully recover

Pipeline reopens, but it may take weeks for a return to normal Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, May 14, 2021 5:44 pm

Jackson

Northampton Commissioners discuss ambulance fees

JACKSON – Northampton County EMS Director Paul Nowell presented several requests from his department at the Board of Commissioners meeting here on May 3. One ... Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, May 14, 2021 5:42 pm

Sports

Fast track to the top

Ahoskie Christian School wins NCCAA championship Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, May 14, 2021 5:40 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Gov. Cooper lifts many COVID-19 restrictions

State removes indoor gathering limits, social distancing requirements in all settings and indoor mask mandate for most settings Read more

by Contributor, Friday, May 14, 2021 2:29 pm

News

PAL welcomes senior athletes to pose for exhibit

Perquimans Arts League (PAL) officials announce a new photo essay, “Albemarle Senior Athletes,” as one of its fall 2021 exhibits in their new gallery. Now ... Read more

by Contributor, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 10:09 am

News

Gas….who’s got gas?

Local stations struggle with supply as main pipeline shuts down Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 6:47 pm

Jackson

Seat remains unfilled

Northampton BOE fails again to reach majority decision Read more

by Holly Taylor, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 6:45 pm

News

No local COVID deaths last week; active cases still falling

With nearly 50 percent of the adult population in three of the four local counties receiving at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, the ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 6:43 pm

Jackson

Foursome vie to fill vacant seat

Northampton BOE deadlocked in decision to replace late colleague Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, May 7, 2021 6:50 pm

Gatesville

Gates County adds $1.1 million to fund balance

2020 audit presented to Board of Commissioners Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, May 7, 2021 6:49 pm

Jackson

Fire Service District expands

Northampton Commissioners approve measure that impacts Town of Gaston Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, May 7, 2021 6:47 pm

Jackson

Arrest warrants served for Northampton crimes

JACKSON – Three individuals wanted for separate crimes in Northampton County have been arrested. Northampton Sheriff Jack Smith said that Michael Crowder of Roanoke Rapids, ... Read more

by Contributor, Friday, May 7, 2021 6:45 pm

News

Bertie County water rates rise

First increase since 2010 for majority of the system’s customers Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 6:01 pm

Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro receives state loans

Nearly $3 million will be used for sewer system improvements Read more

by Holly Taylor, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 6:00 pm

News

J & J vaccine clinics slated locally this week

Bertie and Gates counties will offer single-dose shots Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 5:58 pm

News

Facts about North Carolina Medicaid Managed Care

Most people in NC Medicaid must choose a health plan as part of the state’s transition to NC Medicaid Managed Care. Some people will stay ... Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 5:56 pm

NCHS

Panthers ‘rush’ to state title game

Northside churns out 467 yards on the ground in 47-6 win over Northampton Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, April 30, 2021 11:25 pm

News

Hertford County replaces old voting equipment

HAVA grant helps offset purchase price Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, April 30, 2021 3:46 pm

Gatesville

Confederate statue will have company

County officials approve the placement of a smaller monument reflecting today’s diversity Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, April 30, 2021 3:40 pm

Ahoskie

LGC approves Ahoskie plan

Town will save over $3 million refinancing bond used to build new wastewater treatment plant Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, April 30, 2021 3:38 pm

News

Former Ahoskie business owner admits guilt in bilking NC Medicaid program for $13 million

RALEIGH – A Las Vegas, Nevada man, who operated a business with his wife in Ahoskie, pleaded guilty here this week to several counts of ... Read more

by Contributor, Friday, April 30, 2021 3:36 pm

Como

Howell earns Eastern NC’s Fire Chief of the Year Award

COMO – Chief Jason Howell of the Como Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) has been named as the Fire Chief of the Year by the Eastern ... Read more

by Contributor, Friday, April 30, 2021 3:34 pm

Jackson

Northampton County Manager resigns

County Commission Chair to serve ‘double duty’ until interim is hired Read more

by Holly Taylor, Wednesday, April 28, 2021 2:54 pm

News

Cooper relaxes outdoor mask mandate and mass gathering limits

RALEIGH – Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D. gave an update today (Wednesday) on ... Read more

by Contributor, Wednesday, April 28, 2021 2:51 pm

Gates

Back in the Saddle

Gates County Rodeo returns May 7-8 after one-year hiatus Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 5:53 pm