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  • Perquimans would benefit from sales tax proposal

    By Peter Williams | March 24, 2015 - 7:04pm

    HERTFORD — Perquimans County stands to see a huge increase in revenue from sales taxes if a tax proposal is approved in Raleigh.

  • Local wildlife officer Stoop honored by association

    By Peter Williams | March 16, 2015 - 12:12pm

    Sgt. Brad Stoop has been named the top law enforcement officer in the state by N.C. Bowhunter’s Association.

  • Winter weather takes its toll on roads

    By Peter Williams | March 16, 2015 - 12:12pm

    The ice and cold weather may be gone, but the potholes they created may be sticking around for a while.

  • No change for COA board

    By Peter Williams | March 16, 2015 - 12:12pm

    The Board of Trustees of College of The Albemarle has rejected a call to reduce the size of the board at the expense of counties like Perquimans.

  • Layden, Hobbs to serve on boards

    By Peter Williams | March 16, 2015 - 12:12pm

    Two Perquimans County women are serving on boards that regulate either massage therapy or chiropractic services.

  • Habitat gains SECU support

    By Peter Williams | March 7, 2015 - 8:25pm

    A non-profit foundation wants to team up with Habitat for Humanity to expand affordable housing across the state.

  • Church kicks off soup kitchen

    By Peter Williams | March 7, 2015 - 8:24pm

    Hertford United Methodist Church kicked off a weekly soup kitchen last week with more food than customers.

  • Weather forces schedule changes

    By Peter Williams | March 7, 2015 - 8:24pm

    A second week of snow closed schools for most of last week and forced organizations and civic groups to cancel or postpone activities.

  • Jackson parents return to jail

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

    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 - 10:52pm

    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 - 10:51pm

    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 - 10:51pm

    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 - 11:25am

    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 - 11:25am

    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 - 11:24am

    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 - 11:24am

    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 - 11:24am

    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 - 2:38pm

    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 - 2:38pm

    (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 - 2:38pm

    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 - 2:38pm

    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 - 2:37pm

    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 - 8:25pm

    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 - 8:25pm

    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 - 6:29pm

    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.