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Perquimans

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…

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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…

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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.…

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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.…

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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…

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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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September 20, 2018

HERTFORD — Quentin Jackson’s legal troubles continued last week, as a judge found the first-term Hertford town councilman guilty of trespassing on his cousin’s property.

District Court Judge Meader W. Harriss III found Jackson guilty of first-degree trespassing on Sept. 12.…

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September 16, 2018

HERTFORD — A year after a medical helicopter crashed in Perquimans County, killing three crew members and a passenger, there are some indications why the incident happened.

On Sept. 8, 2017, the Duke Life Flight helicopter crashed in a field in Belvidere while transporting a patient from…

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August 24, 2018

HERTFORD — Hertford Town Councilman Quentin Jackson’s legal troubles continue.

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