Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Reid withdraws from Hertford mayor's race

July 17, 2019

HERTFORD — Hertford's mayor has withdrawn his candidacy for re-election, expressing concern he might get into a physical altercation with other town officials if he remains in office.

Horace Reid, who was elected Hertford mayor in 2015 after serving on the town council for a number of terms,…

Turkey hunters gather for annual Hunting Heritage Banquet

July 17, 2019

Young outdoors enthusiasts are the future of hunting and wildlife conservation, said Connor Bachmann.

Bachmann, regional director of the National Wild Turkey Federation, was speaking at the Hunting Heritage Banquet at The Carolina Center, Saturday evening. About 100 people attended the annual…

S-Bridge work starts, then stops

July 17, 2019

HERTFORD — The project to replace Hertford’s S-Bridge hit a snag Monday when the crane that was driving a test piling sprung a leak that spilled hydraulic fluid into the river.

A boom was quickly placed in the Perquimans River around the liquid to contain it.

McLean Contracting of…

Crowd welcomes Edmonds as she takes oath

July 16, 2019

An enthusiastic crowd of 170 or so welcomed Catherine Edmonds as the new superintendent of the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Schools at a swearing-in ceremony and reception Monday afternoon.