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  • NC OKs some road funding

    By Peter Williams | December 11, 2014 - 7:25pm

    Area counties are starting to see fewer dollars under a formula that puts more emphasis on urban areas.

  • Firm to address hunting concern

    By Peter Williams | December 11, 2014 - 7:25pm

    The company planning to build a 20,000-acre wind farm in Perquimans and Pasquotank counties said the firm would address some concerns of hunters and farmers over land use, an official said last week.

  • Some question local voting system

    By Peter Williams | December 2, 2014 - 5:29pm

    Twenty-five years after a voting law was passed to increase minority representation in Perquimans County, some question if the solution is the best one.

  • Belvidere native Lassiter named acting vice chancellor

    By Peter Williams | December 2, 2014 - 5:28pm

    Josh Lassiter, a 29-year-old Belvidere native, has been named acting vice chancellor for business and finance at Elizabeth City State University.

  • Hunters, farmers raise concerns

    By Peter Williams | December 2, 2014 - 5:27pm

    The Perquimans County Commission agreed Monday night to hold off on acting on a request to extend a deal with a developer planning to build a $100 million wind turbine project because of concerns voiced from farmers and hunters.

  • Stance changes on bridge option

    By Peter Williams | December 2, 2014 - 5:27pm

    A coordinator for a state agency that has a say in how Hertford’s S-Bridge is replaced says she’s changed her mind and now supports an option that would funnel traffic away from the historic district.

  • County’s athletic policies stricter than most

    December 2, 2014 - 5:27pm

    Two Perquimans County High School athletes who were permanently banned from sports this year because of a local policy would have been allowed to continue playing in Chowan, Pasquotank and Currituck counties.

  • DOT unveils new details about bridge options

    By Peter Williams | November 21, 2014 - 11:36pm

    HERTFORD — State transportation officials unveiled new details last week about all three options being considered for a new bridge to replace Hertford’s aging S-Bridge but still seemed committed to the one that will cost the least money and cause the least disruption.

  • Student charged with having weapon on school grounds

    By Peter Williams | November 20, 2014 - 9:43pm

    HERTFORD — A Perquimans County High School student, stopped by police because of his truck’s noisy muffler, is facing more serious charges of having a weapon on school property and carrying a concealed firearm.

  • Cherry to lead Christmas parade

    November 6, 2014 - 2:08pm

    Corbin L. Cherry of Hertford will serve as grand marshal for the 2014 Perquimans County Chamber Christmas Parade slated for Dec. 6, at 2 p.m. in downtown Historic Hertford.

  • Schools looking at ROTC program

    By Peter Williams | November 6, 2014 - 2:07pm

    The Perquimans County Schools is considering bringing a Junior ROTC program to the high school.

  • Lack of meeting space holding library back

    By Peter Williams | November 6, 2014 - 2:07pm

    Public libraries may be all about books and words, but supporters of a plan to build a new one in Perquimans County say it’s the numbers that show the need for more space.

  • NCDOT sets hearing date

    By Peter Williams | November 6, 2014 - 2:06pm

    The N.C. Department of Transportation is scheduled to hold a hearing Nov. 13 on plans to replace the S-Bridge in Hertford.

  • Legion Riders to collect toys

    November 6, 2014 - 2:06pm

    Hertford’s American Legion Post 126 Legion Riders will kick-off the annual ‘Toys for Tots’ Christmas effort with a charity ride to collect toys or donations for less fortunate children in the community on Saturday.

  • Letter: Working together helps our community

    November 6, 2014 - 2:04pm

    Dear Editor,I don’t often feel the need to write a letter to the editor, but I feel this is truly important.

  • Letter: Take the time to talk to our veterans

    November 6, 2014 - 2:03pm

    Dear Editor:Last month I took my grandson Matthew for a haircut in Wilmington.

  • DOT sets hearing on S-Bridge option

    November 4, 2014 - 10:58pm

    HERTFORDDOT sets hearing on S-Bridge optionThe N.C. Department of Transportation is scheduled to hold a hearing Nov. 13 on plans to replace the S-Bridge in Hertford.

  • Council looks to name bridge for Hunter

    October 24, 2014 - 4:32pm

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  • Solar projects still active

    By Peter Williams | October 12, 2014 - 9:35pm

    An agreement reached last month between Duke Energy and solar power developers did not include projects in Perquimans County but that does not mean they won’t be build, according to a spokesman for one of the developers.

  • Hertford police officers reaching out to kids

    By Peter Williams | October 12, 2014 - 9:34pm

    When Ricky and Sam Douglas broke their curfew, it wasn’t because they were hanging out with the wrong crowd.

  • Sheriff: Principal knew about arrests

    By Corinne Saunders | October 7, 2014 - 9:30pm

    HERTFORD — The Perquimans County sheriff says the principal at Perquimans County High School was notified of the arrests of two now-suspended football players in early May — nearly five months before she claims she first learned of the arrests.

  • Perquimans solar projects still a go

    October 7, 2014 - 8:24pm

    HertfordPerquimans solar projects still a goAn agreement reached last month between Duke Energy and solar power developers did not include projects in Perquimans County but that does not mean they won’t be built, a spokesman for one of the developers said.

  • Four seek three commission seats in Perquimans

    By Peter Williams | October 1, 2014 - 8:52pm

    HERTFORD — With two incumbents deciding against re-election, the Perquimans Board of Commissioners seated in December will have at least two — and possibly three — new members.

  • ALS events draw large crowds

    By Peter Williams | October 1, 2014 - 3:56pm

    A weekend of events to support victims of ALS could end up raising $50,000 when all is said and done, organizers said Monday.

  • Boys & Girls Club seeks funding for county

    By Peter Williams | October 1, 2014 - 3:56pm

    Supporters of a plan to bring a Boys and Girl’s Club to Perquimans County are to the point where they will be raising money to make it possible.