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Plans revealed to keep private prison open

HC Commissioners approve services contract with the GEO Group, Inc. and intergovernmental agreement with U.S. Marshals Service Read more | Add your comment

‘Keep it Glowing’

Friends, family and co-workers of the late Patrice Matthews-Faison share their memories Read more | Add your comment

Straight from the ‘Hart’

Legacy of Hertford County Colored Public Library and its bookmobile still lives on Read more | Add your comment

COVID vaccine clinics set locally

Shots against the virus will be given this week in all four RC area counties Read more | Add your comment

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Rich Square man faces drug charges

RICH SQUARE – One man was arrested following the execution of a drug search warrant here Wednesday in the 1600 block of Bolton Road. The ... Read more | Add your comment

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News-Herald earns three NCPA awards

RALEIGH – The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald keeps adding to its collection of journalistic awards. In a virtual event held Feb. 26, the North Carolina Press Association ... Read more | Add your comment

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Rich Square man faces drug charges

RICH SQUARE – One man was arrested following the execution of a drug search warrant here Wednesday in the 1600 block of Bolton Road. The ... Read more

by Contributor, Friday, March 5, 2021 6:18 pm

Gatesville

Roduco man faces felony charges

Woman found severely beaten; threats made on the life of Sheriff Ray Campbell Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, March 5, 2021 6:13 pm

Hertford

Air Raid: Bears claw Southampton

Saxby tosses five scoring passes in season opener Read more

by Billy Harrell, Friday, March 5, 2021 1:37 pm

Aulander

Standoff ends peacefully

Tarboro man, wanted on multiple charges, locks himself inside Aulander residence Read more

by Cal Bryant, Thursday, March 4, 2021 12:22 pm

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Arrest made in 2016 home invasion

Incident left a Powellsville woman bloodied and bruised Read more

by Cal Bryant, Thursday, March 4, 2021 12:17 pm

Jackson

Group asks Northampton Commissioners to consider changing the method in which they are elected

JACKSON – A group of Northampton County citizens are asking its Board of Commissioners to consider changing the current method of electing the five members ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 6:17 pm

Chowan

Hawks upend Southern Wesleyan in tourney quarterfinals

CENTRAL, S.C. – The Chowan men’s basketball was resilient in their revenge match against Southern Wesleyan here Tuesday night where the Hawks fought off multiple ... Read more

by Contributor, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 9:22 am

Gatesville

Long wait continues for homeowners

Gates County leaders express frustration over delays from implementing 2018 CDBG grant Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 6:07 pm

Jackson

Dunn dies unexpectedly

Retired principal was serving her first term on Northampton County School Board Read more

by Holly Taylor, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 6:04 pm

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Cooper announces frontline essential workers eligible for COVID vaccine beginning March 3

RALEIGH – Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D. announced Tuesday that additional frontline essential ... Read more

by Contributor, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 6:01 pm

Hertford

Hertford County opens delayed football season

Bears travel across the state line on Thursday to meet Southampton County Read more

by Billy Harrell, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 5:56 pm

Ahoskie

Ahoskie teen murdered

Cofield man immediately surrenders following Friday’s deadly shooting Read more

by Cal Bryant, Monday, March 1, 2021 2:05 pm

Garysburg

Garysburg man faces drug, gun, and child sex charges

GARYSBURG – A local man faces multiple felony drug charges as well as allegedly raping a minor child. Dameon Rocky Turner, age 35, was arrested ... Read more

by Contributor, Saturday, February 27, 2021 3:01 pm

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Back to school plans announced

Bertie students will be divided into two learning groups; Hertford County suspends requirement for student uniforms Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, February 26, 2021 6:00 pm

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COVID-19 claims five more lives locally

Vaccine clinics slated next week in the R-C area Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, February 26, 2021 5:57 pm

Ahoskie

New president remains unknown

RCCC Trustees cannot identify their selection until state board approves Read more

by Cal Bryant, Friday, February 26, 2021 5:56 pm

Chowan

Chowan sweeps Lees-McRae; advances to next week’s Conference Carolinas tourney

MURFREESBORO – Chowan University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams advanced to the Conference Carolinas tournament by sweeping Lees-McRae here Thursday on Senior Night. In the ... Read more

by Contributor, Friday, February 26, 2021 5:54 pm

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Seven to be honored at HCC African American Heroes event, Feb. 25

WELDON – For the 14th year, Halifax Community College (HCC) holds it “Saluting Our Local African American Heroes” celebration. Honors will be bestowed on seven ... Read more

by Contributor, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 4:10 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Governor eases COVID-19 restrictions

Key indicators used to guide decisions throughout pandemic show state’s trends are moving in the right direction Read more

by Cal Bryant, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 3:48 pm

Gates

The Magnificent Seven

Gates County High School girls win first league title since 2015 Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 6:09 pm

Jackson

Northampton classrooms to reopen

Board of Education approves sending students back to school March 15 Read more

by Holly Taylor, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 6:03 pm

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Scammer bilks local business owner

WINDSOR – A local business owner was the victim of a scam last week. Bertie County Sheriff John Holley said several businesses were contacted by ... Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 6:01 pm

Gates

The bigger the dream, the better the reward

Hard work and fearless ambition lands GCHS senior acceptance into two major universities Read more

by Cal Bryant, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 6:00 pm

Hertford

Askew exceeds 1,000 career points

AHOSKIE – Daylan Askew, a senior guard for Hertford County High School, has reached a plateau very few will ever see. On Feb. 16 during ... Read more

by Billy Harrell, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 5:57 pm

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Back to Class!

Hertford, Northampton public school leaders announce plans for a safe return; Bertie Board schedules Feb. 22 meeting Read more

by Holly Taylor, Friday, February 19, 2021 6:26 pm