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  • 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.

  • Incentives offered through workforce plan

    By Peter Williams | September 24, 2014 - 5:54pm

    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 - 5:54pm

    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 - 5:53pm

    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 - 10:41am

    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 - 7:19pm

    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 - 7:53pm

    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 - 2:02pm

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