More from Perquimans

  • Solar projects still active

    By Peter Williams | October 12, 2014 - 10:35pm

    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 - 10:34pm

    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 - 10:30pm

    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 - 9:24pm

    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 - 9:52pm

    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 - 4:56pm

    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 - 4:56pm

    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.

  • Incentives offered through workforce plan

    By Peter Williams | September 24, 2014 - 6:54pm

    A program offered through the Albemarle Commission is using small cash rewards to encourage at risk youth and adults to earn a high school degree, get a GED or reach other goals.“It’s not really about money, but money is involved,” said Lora Aples, the youth program coordinator for the Northeast Workforce Development Board (NWDB). “It’s about telling youth ‘good job’ for their accomplishments.

  • ALS walk finds new supporters

    By Peter Williams | September 24, 2014 - 6:54pm

    Dottie Hueb has never participated in an ALS walk before, but she and her team from Elizabeth City will be doing it in Hertford Saturday.

  • Schools rekindle athletic complex plan

    By Peter Williams | September 24, 2014 - 6:53pm

    With time running out, the Perquimans County School Board agreed last week to ask the county to reconvene an advisory board with the goal of raising money for a new high school athletic complex.

  • 2 Perquimans High players suspended after charges come to light

    By Peter Williams | September 23, 2014 - 11:41am

    HERTFORD — Two Perquimans County High School football players — one of whom has worn an electronic monitoring device during football games — have been suspended from the team indefinitely after school officials learned they were on probation for criminal convictions for assault and battery.

  • Marina project poised to start soon

    By Peter Williams | September 19, 2014 - 8:19pm

    Long awaited plans to build a small marina in Hertford are about to unfold.

  • Moped driver charged in wreck

    By William F. West | September 17, 2014 - 8:53pm

    HERTFORD — A 17-year-old Perquimans County resident will face criminal charges in connection with the death of another teen in a moped wreck late last month, the Hertford police chief said.

  • Utility changes proposed

    By Peter Williams | September 16, 2014 - 3:02pm

    Hertford is looking to cap the amount of money people are charged to connect to town utilities.The current policy has no cap.

  • Speaker touches area students

    By Peter Williams | September 16, 2014 - 3:02pm

    Reggie Dabbs told Perquimans County High School students Monday that life is like a roller coaster.Then he took them on an emotional ride.

  • Marina project poised to start

    By Peter Williams | September 16, 2014 - 3:02pm

    Long awaited plans to build a small marina in Hertford are about to unfold.

  • Perquimans Schools graduation rate sets record

    By Peter Williams | September 16, 2014 - 3:01pm

    Perquimans County Schools led the Albemarle area this year in graduation rates last year with a 92.1 percent four-year graduation rate according to data released by the state.

  • Events night focuses on ‘buy local’ incentive

    By Peter Williams | September 16, 2014 - 3:01pm

    Perquimans County High School is adding some themes to the traditional Friday night football games to try and perk up attendance help local businesses and make the events more fun.

  • Ex-coach guilty, gets 31 years

    By Peter Williams | September 11, 2014 - 9:39pm

    HERTFORD — A former Perquimans County High School football coach and teacher was sentenced to 31 years in prison Thursday after a jury found him guilty on 10 counts of taking indecent liberties with a child.

  • Hertford changes preference for S-Bridge replacement

    By Peter Williams | September 11, 2014 - 8:24pm

    HERTFORD — Hertford leaders have changed their minds about what type of bridge should replace the town’s historic but aging S-Bridge, saying they now want a swing span similar to the current bridge.

  • Perquimans tops in area grad rates

    By Corinne Saunders | September 5, 2014 - 9:18pm

    Perquimans County Schools led the Albemarle area this year in graduation rates, with a 92.1 percent four-year cohort graduation rate and an 89 percent five-year cohort graduation rate.

  • Former commissioner dies

    By Peter Williams | September 2, 2014 - 9:22pm

    HERTFORD — Charles Ward, a longtime Hertford businessman who served on the Perquimans Board of Commissioners for two decades, died Monday at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

  • Indian Summer Festival kicks off Friday

    By Peter Williams | September 2, 2014 - 7:49pm

    The 33rd annual Indian Summer Festival will kick off Friday with what will be the last Hertford festival performance of the Original Rhondels, at least for a while.

  • Habitat dedicates another Hertford home

    From Staff Reports | September 2, 2014 - 7:49pm

    Sharra Lee became a homeowner last month. Lee accepted the keys Aug. 23 to the 13th home built by the Chowan-Perquimans Habitat for Humanity.

  • Ward remembered for fiscal policy

    By Peter Williams | September 2, 2014 - 7:48pm

    Charles Ward, a 20-year veteran of the Perquimans County Commission, died Monday at Sentra Norfolk General Hospital.