October 19, 2017

HERTFORD — Veronica Skinner Darden is being remembered as a hard worker who understood the dangers of her job at a state prison, but also as someone who loved to laugh and was dedicated to her church.

Prison Attempted Escape-1

October 14, 2017

A Perquimans County man was injured Saturday when the bicycle he was riding was struck by a pickup truck on Harvey Point Road.

October 08, 2017

HERTFORD — Two people are at area hospitals with life-threatening injuries following a double shooting in Hertford earlier today.

October 02, 2017

HERTFORD — The deadly shooting rampage at a country music concert in Las Vegas Sunday night hit close to home for the head football coach at Perquimans County High School.



September 28, 2017

HERTFORD — The second annual Mayday — a day-long regional event to highlight drug and alcohol addiction awareness and prevention — will be held Saturday at the Perquimans County Recreation Center.

“The event is growing, that’s for sure,” said Connie Riddick,…

September 27, 2017

HERTFORD — A can­di­date for Hert­ford Town Coun­cil was ar­rested last week and jailed for fail­ing to ap­pear in court to face a charge of resisting, obstructing and delaying an officer.

Frank Nor­man, 60, spent three nights in Albe­marle District Jail…

September 27, 2017

HERTFORD — Riding out Hurricane Isabel at the Hertford Café in 2003 was no preparation for Hurricane Irma.

So says 31-year-old James Baggett, who was raised in Perquimans County, graduated from Elizabeth City State University and has lived in the Caribbean since 2013. He…


September 13, 2017

HERTFORD — Gov. Roy Cooper is offering $5,000 for information about the 2015 disappearance of a Perquimans County woman whom authorities now believe was murdered.

Karen Rae Bosta, 39, was last seen May 31, 2015, while she was shopping at the Food Lion formerly located at North Broad Street…


September 10, 2017

While high school four-year graduation rates rose statewide in 2016-17, the Perquimans County Schools was the only area school district to see its rate go up.  

According to a report released by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction last week, the statewide four-year cohort graduation…

September 09, 2017

HERTFORD — The recovery of victims of a helicopter crash in Perquimans County that killed four people was underway Saturday as federal investigators began their probe into what caused the crash.

Perquimans County Sheriff Shelby White said searchers have recovered some of the victims of…

Medical Helicopter Crash-2
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