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  • Jackson parents return to jail

    By Peter Williams | February 10, 2015 - 9:39pm

    HERTFORD — The parents of six men charged with sexually abusing their younger sister are back in jail after being charged with multiple counts of child abuse and being an accessory after the fact to sexual abuse.

  • Anonymous donor issues pledge for foundation

    By Peter Williams | January 29, 2015 - 9:52pm

    The Perquimans County Schools Foundation could receive up to $10,000 from an anonymous donor if others will match that amount by April 1.

  • Combs named to sports hall

    January 29, 2015 - 9:51pm

    Freddie Combs, a standout athlete at Perquimans County High School and N.C. State University, will be one of 10 new members inducted to the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame.

  • Camp Cale conference center paid off two years later

    By Peter Williams | January 29, 2015 - 9:51pm

    Two years after opening, the 9,200 square-foot conference center at Camp Cale is now free and clear of debt. The center opened in January 2013.

  • 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.

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