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  • Ruritans build wheelchair ramp

    August 20, 2015 - 8:25pm

    The Rocky Hock Ruritan Club recently built a wheelchair ramp for one of its own members.

  • Shelter reaches out to find homes

    By Rebecca Bunch | August 11, 2015 - 8:19pm

    Twenty-two dogs and puppies have a good chance to find homes thanks to a new cooperative arrangement between the Tri-County Animal Shelter in Tyner and an SPCA near Philadelphia, Pa.

  • Aydlett named interim principal

    By Peter Williams | August 11, 2015 - 8:19pm

    Tim Aydlett is back for his second curtain call as an educator.

  • ‘Love PQ’ community outreach effort grows

    By Peter Williams | August 11, 2015 - 8:18pm

    An effort that started three years ago with one church reaching out to the community to help has blossomed to what organizers wanted in the first place.

  • Perquimans FFA Alumni group hopes to form

    By Peter Williams | August 11, 2015 - 8:18pm

    A meeting is planned Monday to form an adult support group for Perquimans County High School’s Future Farmer of American (FFA) program.

  • Recreation department now taking registrations

    By Peter Williams | August 7, 2015 - 4:54pm

    The Perquimans Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for upcoming programs.

  • Fields ready for new role

    By Peter Williams | August 7, 2015 - 4:53pm

    The way Melissa Fields views it, she won’t be a stranger when she takes the helm at Perquimans County High School this month.

  • Bridge land was offered to DOT

    By Peter Williams | August 7, 2015 - 4:53pm

    The previous owner of a key piece of property in two of the three scenarios to replace Hertford’s S-Bridge offered to sell the house to the state in 2008 to make way for a new bridge.

  • Forrestburg club honored by DOT

    By Peter Williams | August 7, 2015 - 4:52pm

    A Perquimans County Ruritan Club was honored last month as the county’s longest serving participant in the state’s Adopt-A-Highway program.

  • Perquimans man selected to lead COA’s Edenton-Chowan campus

    By Peter Williams | August 7, 2015 - 4:52pm

    A Durant’s Neck man who got his start at a community college has been named to lead the College of the Albemarle’s Edenton-Chowan campus as the new dean.

  • 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.