More from Perquimans

  • Full-service salon opens in downtown Hertford

    By William F. West | August 30, 2014 - 7:30pm

    HERTFORD — Two ladies decided that the heart of Perquimans County needed a full-service salon and so they opened one.

  • Man injured in house fire, hospitalized

    August 14, 2014 - 1:28pm

    A Perquimans County man was taken to a Virginia hospital last week after his mobile home was destroyed by an early morning fire last Wednesday.

  • Festival to mark 33rd year

    August 14, 2014 - 1:27pm

    Something that started in 1982 will mark its 33rd year this September in downtown Hertford.

  • Race for three Perquimans seats slow for now

    By Peter Williams | August 14, 2014 - 1:27pm

    The four person race for three seats on the Perquimans County Commission is shaping up to be a low-key affair so far.

  • Project should ease traffic woes

    By Peter Williams | August 14, 2014 - 1:26pm

    The N.C. Department of Transportation is wrapping up a project at Perquimans Central School that should ease the traffic that has backed up onto Winfall Boulevard and provide a safer way for parents and bus drivers to get kids to school.

  • Jackson sex abuse case continued until September

    By Peter Williams | July 31, 2014 - 8:07pm

    HERTFORD — The child sex abuse case against six Perquimans County men and their parents has been continued until September to give prosecutors an opportunity to interview the victim.

  • Two of 5 solar power projects are moving forward

    By Peter Williams | July 31, 2014 - 3:12pm

    Two of the five solar power projects approved in Perquimans County appear to be moving towards construction this year and a sixth one is moving through the pipeline.

  • Duke power deal put forth

    By Peter Williams | July 31, 2014 - 3:12pm

    Hertford customers could see a drop in their electric rates based on an offer released this week.

  • County elections director selected

    By Peter Williams | July 31, 2014 - 3:12pm

    A 20-year-old Perquimans County native who has never voted has been nominated for the county’s first new elections director in 20 years.

  • Campers learn independence

    By Peter Williams | July 31, 2014 - 3:11pm

    For six days Camp Cale visitors can kayak, play games, learn new skills and make new friends.

  • The story of Hertford, Columbia town bridges similar

    By Peter Williams | July 31, 2014 - 3:11pm

    In some ways Hertford is going through what the Town of Columbia went through a dozen years ago.Columbia once had a an aging bridge.

  • Vicki Smith: Integrated care is critical

    July 31, 2014 - 3:10pm

    Changing North Carolina’s Medicaid system has been a major topic of debate the 2014 “short session” of the General Assembly.

  • 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.