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  • County makes solid progress in 2014

    By Peter Williams | January 5, 2015 - 10:25am

    Perquimans County was able to complete or at least start some long-awaited projects in the past year.The New Year holds the promise for even more.

  • Developer sees bright future for more solar projects in area

    By Peter Williams | January 5, 2015 - 10:25am

    Solar power projects like the two being developed in Perquimans County may be become more and more common in the not so distant future, predicts a spokesman for the company building the projects.

  • Town: Expert to look at Duke power deal

    By Peter Williams | January 5, 2015 - 10:24am

    The Hertford Town Board agreed this month to hire an expert to look over a deal that would allow the town to sell its share in Duke Energy-Progress power plants to get out from some of the debt.

  • Theater’s dream comes true with concert

    By Peter Williams | January 5, 2015 - 10:24am

    In less than three years, Carolina Moon Theater Group has gone from just a dream without a home to producing sold out performances in 2013 and again this year.

  • Plantation to host May pro tourney

    By Peter Williams | January 5, 2015 - 10:24am

    Professional golf is scheduled to return to Albemarle Plantation in May for what should be a far larger tournament with a $200,000 purse.

  • Work starts on solar projects

    By Peter Williams | December 23, 2014 - 1:38pm

    After years of talking about renewable energy, two solar power projects are under construction in Perquimans County.

  • Quakers to help with area recovery

    By Peter Williams | December 23, 2014 - 1:38pm

    (EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second part of a two story series).

  • County industrial park gets a boost

    By Peter Williams | December 23, 2014 - 1:38pm

    Perquimans County is eligible for a $1.5 million grant from the state if it can come up with the rest of the money for the first phase of the Perquimans Marine Industrial Park.

  • Perquimans farmers learn to LEAD in program

    By Peter Williams | December 23, 2014 - 1:38pm

    A husband and wife team from New Hope just completed a two-year program designed to better equip them to be a voice for farmers.

  • DOT bridge video now online

    By Peter Williams | December 23, 2014 - 1:37pm

    A computer-generated video showing what the proposed replacement for Hertford’s S-Bridge will look like is now available on-line.

  • 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.