July 22, 2017

HERTFORD — The two incumbent councilors on Hertford’s Town Council will face two challengers in the town’s November election.

Both Quentin Jackson and Frank Norman filed this week for the seats currently held by Ed Lane and Lillian Holman, both of whom filed for re-election and…

July 20, 2017

HERTFORD — Hertford police are investigating a shooting incident at a housing complex Wednesday night that sent three people to hospitals with gunshot wounds.

Police responded to a report of gunfire at the Wynne Fork Court housing complex about 9:45 p.m., police Chief Douglas Freeman said.…


July 10, 2017

HERTFORD – An elderly Chowan County woman is in serious condition at a Virginia hospital after she was injured in a single-car wreck on Harvey Point Road this weekend.

Patty Jordan, 84, of the 2100 block of Albemarle Drive, was still being treated at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital Monday…

July 02, 2017

HERTFORD — The developers of a proposed commercial-scale wind farm project in Perquimans and Chowan counties got a double dose of bad news last week.

June 21, 2017

HERTFORD — The fi­nal $23 bil­lion state bud­get law­mak­ers are set to ap­prove this week in­cludes $2.9 mil­lion to start the boat basin project at the Perquimans Marine In­dus­trial Park.

Jor­dan Hen­nessy, an aide to state Sen. Bill Cook,…


June 20, 2017

HERTFORD — After 40 years at the same site, the Hertford-based Albemarle Commission is looking for a new home.

But the regional council of government won’t be moving far, says Executive Director Cathy Davison.

“It looks like we’re going to stay in Perquimans County,…


June 10, 2017

HERTFORD —  More than 130 Perquimans County High School students closed one chapter of their lives and looked ahead to the next during graduation ceremonies held on the school’s football field Friday night.

Valedictorian James Parker Robertson told fellow graduates in his remarks…


May 30, 2017

HERTFORD — A framed print of the U.S. military’s landing at Utah Beach during the D-Day invasion of France in World War II has been donated to Perquimans County and will hang in the county’s new library.


May 29, 2017

HERTFORD — Many of the Americans honored on Memorial Day didn’t ask to go to war, but they did and ended up serving a cause much bigger than themselves, the speaker at Perquimans County’s Memorial Day observance said Monday.


May 12, 2017

HERTFORD — The principal who helped raise Hertford Grammar School’s state performance grade from a "C" to a "B" has been named the Wells Fargo North Carolina Principal of the Year.

“I was truly shocked,” Jason Griffin said Friday of learning he had earned the award.…

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