More from Perquimans

  • GEAR UP gives Perquimans students taste of college

    By Corinne Saunders | July 8, 2014 - 9:22pm

    Lights were off in a physics lab at College of The Albemarle Tuesday morning, and glow-in-the-dark electric motors whirred.

  • Letter: Perquimans County shows its hospitality

    By Sid Eley | July 3, 2014 - 9:41am

    Dear Editor: I would like to thank all those involved with the NGA golf tournament held at the Sound Links at Albemarle Plantation this past week.

  • Letter: Vidant working to provide best service

    By Jeffrey Sackrison | July 3, 2014 - 9:40am

    Dear Editor: I wanted to take a moment to share an update regarding orthopedic services available at Vidant Chowan Hospital.

  • Letter: Obama’s actions nothing to laugh at

    By Claude Milot | July 3, 2014 - 9:40am

    Dear Editor: Comedic genius Mel Brooks turned 88 last week.

  • Saunders: Golf Classic was 'off the charts’

    By Peter Williams | July 3, 2014 - 9:40am

    Despite a small field of golfers, Albemarle Plantation officials seem more than pleased with their first-ever professional golf tournament.

  • Artist wants new mural on downtown wall

    By Peter Williams | July 3, 2014 - 9:39am

    Kelly Reynolds grew up with a mural and she wants one back.

  • Banks steps down after seven years leading commission

    By Peter Williams | July 3, 2014 - 9:39am

    After seven years, Bert Banks stepped down Monday as the executive director of the Hertford-based Albemarle Commission.

  • Hunter safety shooters rise to the top

    By Peter Williams | July 3, 2014 - 9:39am

    State championships eluded the traditional sports at Perquimans County High School last year, but not Nicolas Forbes and Drew Baccus.

  • County to absorb water rate hike

    By Peter Williams | June 27, 2014 - 8:55pm

    Buying water from its neighbor to the east will end up costing Perquimans County about $36,000 more next year but the county isn’t passing along the increase to customers.

  • Community support sought for library

    By Peter Williams | June 27, 2014 - 8:54pm

    Library supporters are ready to turn the page and start a new chapter in the plan to build a new $2.5 million facility in Hertford.

  • Pro golf tourney kicks off Thursday

    June 27, 2014 - 8:54pm

  • First batch of firefighters graduates

    By Peter Williams | June 27, 2014 - 8:53pm

    Five Perquimans County seniors graduated this month with not only a high school diploma but the ability to get certified as a firefighter.

  • Man, 34, facing sex charges

    By Peter Williams | June 27, 2014 - 8:53pm

    Deputies arrested a 34-year-old former Perquimans County resident this month on 10 charges he viewed videos showing minors engaged in sexual activity.

  • Perquimans to see flurry of bridge work

    By Peter Williams | June 27, 2014 - 8:53pm

    For a few days last week Perquimans County had two bridges out of service and residents can expect even more in the next two years.

  • Peter Williams: A gentle soul passes on

    June 27, 2014 - 8:52pm

  • Perquimans salutes 119 graduates

    By Peter Williams | June 13, 2014 - 9:43pm

    HERTFORD — The 119 members of the 2014 Perquimans County High School graduating class were urged Friday evening to find happiness in every situation and challenge themselves to reach for the things they can’t see.

  • Peter Williams: A tale of two shoes

    By Peter Williams | June 10, 2014 - 9:22pm

    Once upon a time there was a shoe. Editor’s Note: Pardon me, I’ve just always wanted to start a column with “once upon a time.

  • Weevils released to help control weed

    By Peter Williams | June 10, 2014 - 9:22pm

    State officials released tiny bugs last week in the hopes that they can control an invasive weed that has shown up in northern Pasquotank and Perquimans counties.

  • Teachers upbeat over work conditions

    By Peter Williams | June 10, 2014 - 9:21pm

    Teachers in Perquimans County have a better feeling about their working conditions than teachers elsewhere in the state but a third of local teachers say students aren’t following the rules, according to a survey released last week by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction.

  • Long-time school spokeswoman retiring

    By Peter Williams | June 10, 2014 - 9:21pm

    When the Perquimans County High School Class of 2014 walks across the stage Friday night, Brenda Lassiter will be there.

  • Letter: Carney leaves a tarnished legacy

    June 4, 2014 - 10:03pm

    Dear Editor:I shouldn’t kick a man when he’s down. But in this case I will.

  • Letter: Bible takes a stand on death penalty

    June 4, 2014 - 10:03pm

    Dear Editor,Sometimes I wonder why I even bother to sound off against the myriad of asinine situations that flood our newspapers but the story of Stephen Dear takes the cake.

  • Letter: DOT should have another hearing

    June 4, 2014 - 10:03pm

    Dear Editor:During the past several years, NC DOT has held several public hearings on Project R-4467 — the replacement for our beloved S-bridge.

  • Letter: Legion offers thanks for support of event

    June 4, 2014 - 10:03pm

    Dear Editor:Hertford American Legion Post 126 would like to thank the many county residents who found the time to attend our annual Memorial Day observance and to the Perquimans County High School Band which has supported us since the Post began hosting our MemorialDay and Veterans Day observances.

  • Home Sweet 'Habitat’ Home: New Habitat House taking shape

    By Peter Williams | June 4, 2014 - 10:02pm

    It’s safe to say that they just don’t build Habitat for Humanity houses like they used to, and that’s probably not a bad thing.