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COVID deflates football

CIAA schools delays fall sports schedule; Chowan awaits decision from Conference Carolinas Read more | Add your comment

Outside Oath

Unique ceremony witnesses new members taking their seats on the Northampton Board of Education Read more | Add your comment

Changing of the Guard

Jackson swears in new police chief Read more | Add your comment

Library on wheels

Local woman transforms closed business into a bookmobile Read more | Add your comment

Gaston

Four rescued from Roanoke River

GASTON – Four individuals ranging in age 17-to-25 were rescued near here Saturday night after their aluminum boat capsized in the Roanoke River. According to ... Read more | Add your comment

by Cal Bryant.

Ahoskie

Racist remarks spark outrage

Hateful comments posted on social media by high school students Read more | Add your comment

by Cal Bryant.

Jackson

Northampton approves new budget

Tax rate lowered by one-half cent Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, July 10, 2020 5:34 pm

Jackson

Commissioners extend State of Emergency Declaration

JACKSON – The curfew enacted by the Northampton County Commissioners back in April to prevent the spread of COVID-19 remains in effect, though the hours ... Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, July 10, 2020 5:21 pm

News

COVID-19 local cases rise slightly

The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) rose slightly this week across the Roanoke-Chowan area. As of Friday (July 10), the Northampton ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, July 10, 2020 5:19 pm

Murfreesboro

COVID-19 drive-thru testing, July 16

MURFREESBORO – Albemarle Regional Health Services and Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center have partnered with Mako Medical Laboratories of Raleigh to host a drive-thru COVID-19 ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, July 10, 2020 5:18 pm

Sports

NCHSAA Commissioner addresses immediate future of high school athletics

CHAPEL HILL – Are you ready for some high school football? The answer to that question remains too complex as North Carolina remains in the ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, July 10, 2020 5:07 pm

Sports

Cary rallies late to defeat Redbirds

AHOSKIE – The visitors saved their best for last. Cary scored three runs in the top of the seventh inning, breaking a 7-7 tie, en ... Read more

by Billy Harrell, Friday, July 10, 2020 5:05 pm

Murfreesboro

Homicide investigation underway

Murfreesboro man found dead in his home Read more

by Cal Bryant, Thursday, July 9, 2020 10:01 am

Murfreesboro

From ‘Helms’ to ‘Hawks’

Senator’s name removed from Chowan University building Read more

by Holly Taylor, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 5:28 pm

News

ACP project canceled

Pipeline partners were facing more delays and rising costs Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 5:26 pm

News

Census response remains low in some local areas

By JAZMINE BUNCH RCNH News Intern North Carolina residents began receiving invitations to complete the 2020 Census mid-March. Complete count committees have been working in ... Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 5:24 pm

Sports

Combs inks basketball scholarship

By AMANDA BUNCH Bertie County Schools WINDSOR—Bertie High School graduate Dawaunti Combs has signed to play basketball at Cape Fear Community College next year. Dawaunti ... Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 5:22 pm

Sports

Redbirds beat Bear Grass

AHOSKIE – RC Twin Rivers benefitted from timely hitting and strong pitching here last week in an 8-5 win over Bear Grass in an Independent ... Read more

by Billy Harrell, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 5:19 pm

Jackson

Chamblee returns as Superintendent

Newly seated School Board overturns June 18 termination Read more

by Holly Taylor, Thursday, July 2, 2020 5:37 pm

Jackson

Courtroom portraits removed

Northampton Commissioners say those once featured don’t reflect today’s diversity Read more

by Holly Taylor, Thursday, July 2, 2020 5:35 pm

Merry Hill

Bertie Beach open to the public

Social distancing requirement applies Read more

by Contributor, Thursday, July 2, 2020 5:33 pm

News

Hertford County Commissioners approve budget

Property tax unchanged; solid waste tipping fee at landfill rises slightly Read more

by Cal Bryant, Thursday, July 2, 2020 5:31 pm

COLUMNS--FEATURE SPOT

Let’s stop being obsessed with being the best

I think it’s fair to say that, as a society, we’re obsessed with being “the best.” It’s ingrained in our brains from every point imaginable. ... Read more

by Holly Taylor, Thursday, July 2, 2020 5:22 pm

News

‘Shot house’ raided Sunday

Windsor man faces charges Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 5:44 pm

News

Bertie EMS worker tests positive for COVID-19

WINDSOR – For the second time in just over a month, an individual employed by Bertie County Emergency Medical Services has tested positive for COVID-19. ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 5:41 pm

Jackson

Virtual Academy provides learning options

Applications are rolling in for unique educational opportunity Read more

by Holly Taylor, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 5:40 pm

News

Four file for Bertie County Board of Education

WINDSOR – Two incumbents on the Bertie County Board of Education will each face at least one challenger in the Nov. 3 General Election. Bob ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 5:35 pm

Sports

Wayne County sweeps Redbirds

AHOSKIE – Wayne County swept an Independent Summer League doubleheader from the R-C Twin Rivers Redbirds by the scores of 9-8 and 13-5 here Sunday ... Read more

by Billy Harrell, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 5:32 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Missing teen found safe

MURFREESBORO – A teen reported missing on Monday has been found safe and unharmed. The Murfreesboro Police Department originally sent out an Amber Alert for ... Read more

by Holly Taylor, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 9:37 am

BREAKING NEWS

MPD searches for missing teen

MURFREESBORO – The Murfreesboro Police Department is asking for assistance in locating a missing teen. Dynaja Foreman, 15, of Murfreesboro was last seen by her ... Read more

by Holly Taylor, Monday, June 29, 2020 3:03 pm

News

Overcoming Obstacles

Severn restaurant and senior center collaborate to deliver meals Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, June 26, 2020 5:31 pm