More from Perquimans

  • Public input sought in Perquimans superintendent search

    By Peter Williams | July 25, 2015 - 7:03pm

    The public is invited to attend two meetings in August to talk about what traits they’d like to see in a new school superintendent.

  • Stallings named top superintendent

    July 23, 2015 - 8:34pm

    The state’s high school athletic association has named Perquimans County Schools Superintendent Dwayne Stallings at its superintendent of the year.

  • Motorist charged after collision

    July 23, 2015 - 8:33pm

    HERTFORD — An Elizabeth City motorist’s failure to stop for a stoplight resulted in a two-car collision in Hertford last week, town police records show.

  • 4,500 gallons of sewage leaks into swamp

    July 21, 2015 - 9:28pm

    WINFALL — About 4,500 gallons of raw sewage leaked into a swamp next to the Perquimans River Monday after a value failed at a lift station in Winfall.

  • Field smoke blamed for wreck

    By Peter Williams | June 24, 2015 - 7:45pm

    Smoke from a burning wheat field was blamed for a six vehicle accident June 17 on U.S. 17 north of Winfall.

  • Winfall tax rate unchanged

    By Peter Williams | June 24, 2015 - 7:44pm

    The Town of Winfall has approved a budget for next year that will hold the line on property taxes at 41 cents per $100 in property value.

  • Local teens to compete in volleyball nationals

    By Peter Williams | June 24, 2015 - 7:44pm

    A pair of Perquimans County teens are headed to California next month to compete for a national championship.

  • Family, lawmen reach out for information

    By Peter Williams | June 24, 2015 - 7:44pm

    The mother of a 39-year-old Holiday Island woman who has been missing for more than three weeks is pleading for the public to come forward with information about her daughter.

  • Rider hopes to raise money, awareness

    By Peter Williams | June 24, 2015 - 7:43pm

    Mandy Whitehurst’s goal is to ride 250 miles on her bicycle to raise money to fight childhood cancers.

  • Reach for success, more than 100 Perquimans grads told

    By Peter Williams | June 12, 2015 - 10:07pm

    HERTFORD — More than 100 Perquimans County High School students celebrated the end of their public school careers Friday night and were urged to build on the legacy that started 90 years ago.

  • Reach for success, more than 100 Perquimans grads told

    By Peter Williams | June 12, 2015 - 10:07pm

    HERTFORD — More than 100 Perquimans County High School students celebrated the end of their public school careers Friday night and were urged to build on the legacy that started 90 years ago.

  • County reaches out to needy

    By Peter Williams | June 10, 2015 - 7:05pm

    As hurricane season starts up, Perquimans County is holding a public meeting on what to expect and is reaching out some of the more vulnerable people in the county.

  • Lassiter named to Chowan post

    By Peter Williams | June 10, 2015 - 7:05pm

    A Perquimans County native and former math teacher at Perquimans County High School will take on the duties of principal at Chowan Middle School starting July 1.

  • Funds provide for outside drug testing

    By Peter Williams | June 10, 2015 - 7:05pm

    A proposed 2015-16 county budget includes money that could speed criminal court cases that have languished because of delays in getting test results back.

  • Churches join relief effort in county

    By Peter Williams | June 10, 2015 - 7:04pm

    The injection of support from the AME Zion Church and additional money from a regional Methodist group has ignited the effort to replace the last Perquimans County home totally destroyed by a tornado in 2014.

  • Budget keeps tax rate the same

    By Peter Williams | June 10, 2015 - 7:04pm

    Even with a new library in the budget, Perquimans County’s tax rate remains the lowest in the region.

  • Residents reach out to golfers

    By Owen Hassell | June 8, 2015 - 2:47pm

    Area residents got an up close and personal view of a new generation of professional golfers last week.

  • Schools chief to retire Jan. 1

    By Peter Williams | June 8, 2015 - 1:23pm

    Perquimans County High School’s graduation June 12 will be the last one with Dwayne Stallings as superintendent.

  • Skeeter Run 5K raises money to fight malaria

    By Reggie Ponder | June 8, 2015 - 1:23pm

    Saturday’s Skeeter Run 5K at Camp Cale drew 42 participants who traversed a trail through the woods near the Perquimans River in a fundraiser for the Imagine No Malaria initiative.

  • Nutrition volunteers needed in Whiteston

    By Peter Williams | June 8, 2015 - 1:22pm

    The Albemarle Commission’s senior nutrition program has an urgent need for people to deliver meals in the Whiteston area of Perquimans County.

  • Proposed budget includes library

    By Peter Williams | June 8, 2015 - 1:22pm

    Perquimans County Manager Frank Heath is recommending that the county proceed with plans to build a new $3 million library.

  • Heath graduates UNC program

    By Peter Williams | June 8, 2015 - 1:22pm

    Block PartyPerquimans County Manager Frank Heath was among 90 officials who graduated recently from a seven-week program administered through the University of North Carolina and Chapel Hill.

  • Perquimans budgets $3M for new library

    June 4, 2015 - 8:33pm

    HERTFORD — Perquimans County Manager Frank Heath is recommending that the county proceed with plans to build a new $3 million library as part of a 2015-16 budget proposal that holds the line on taxes.

  • Fallen veterans are honored

    By Peter Williams | May 26, 2015 - 8:47pm

    More than 150 people honored fallen heroes Monday at the annual Memorial Day Service on the courthouse green in Hertford.

  • Concert set for June 7

    May 26, 2015 - 8:47pm

    Perquimans County students will provide the music for a Summer Breeze Concert June 7 at 6 p.m. on the grounds of the Newbold White House.