November 30, 2018

HERTFORD — With the cost of processing aluminum cans, glass and plastics rising, Hertford officials are debating whether the town should continue collecting the recyclable materials from residents.

November 21, 2018

The Perquimans County Recreation Department 10U Volleyball team won first place in the All-Star tournament in Camden on November 17th.


November 14, 2018

HERTFORD — A Hertford town councilman widely seen as a moderating influence on other members of the town’s governing board announced Tuesday he’ll be stepping down on Jan. 1.

Archie Aples, who also serves as the council’s mayor pro tem, didn’t say why he’ll be…


October 17, 2018

HERTFORD — A re­strain­ing or­der is ef­fec­tively pre­vent­ing a Hert­ford town coun­cilor from at­tend­ing any town meet­ings at­tended by the fel­low coun­cilor he’s accused of as­sault­ing.

Quentin Jackson said he…


October 11, 2018

HERTFORD — Hertford Town Councilman Quentin Jackson will face a more serious charge of assault on a government official in connection with an alleged punching incident involving another town councilor.

Jackson had been charged with simple assault following the alleged incident with fellow…


October 10, 2018

HERTFORD — The two candidates for Perquimans County sheriff agree the sale and use of illegal drugs is the underlying cause of most crime in the county. And while they both promise to get tough with drug sellers, they also say that simply arresting people won’t solve the problem.…


October 04, 2018

HERTFORD — The executive director of the Albemarle Commission has resigned, advising the 10-county agency’s Board of Delegates that she plans to leave early next month.

A press release from the Albemarle Commission said Cathy Davison’s resignation Tuesday takes effect on Nov. 2.…


October 03, 2018

HERTFORD — A Hertford town councilman admits punching a fellow councilman following a council meeting Monday night but claims he did so in self-defense.  

Councilor Quentin Jackson was charged with simple assault after he allegedly struck fellow Councilman Sid Eley, according to a…


September 30, 2018

Staff photo by Peter Williams

A team dressed in purple walk for Jan Freeman, a Williamston woman who has battled ALS for the past 14 years, during the annual Jim "Catfish" Hunter ALS Walk in Hertford Saturday. Freeman's mother and sister both had the disease. More than 160 walkers participated in…

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September 28, 2018

COLUMBIA — A veteran educator who currently serves as chief human resources officer for the Perquimans County Schools has been named superintendent of the Tyrrell County Schools.

Oliver A Holley will assume duties as Tyrrell’s top school official on Oct. 15, according to a press release…

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