Tyrrell County News

This Saturday marks the 156th anniversary of Juneteenth, when Union Army general Gordon Granger entered Galveston, Texas, and formally announced President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, which ended the institution of slavery in the former Confederate states. To celebrate the anniversar…

Tyrrell Librarian

Summer is almost here and everyone is excited to get out and have some fun! If you are looking for something to do this month, we have you covered at the Tyrrell County Public Library!

Tyrrell County Library News

Did you know that in addition to providing resources to their communities, most public libraries also serve as archival repositories for their regions’ historical records?

Hyde County News

Hyde History

Spring issue of High Tides highlights the Carter family in Hyde County, a look at early schools in the county, a 1922 road trip, and much more

Hyde Happenings

When Hyde County’s East Carolina Bank (ECB) ceased to exist in March 2013, many residents mourned the passing of the nonagenarian community bank as they would the demise of an old friend.

Hyde County News

FAIRFIELD – Retired Fairfield Fire Chief Lindsey Glenn Mooney Jr. passed away April 1 at Carolina East Medical Center, New Bern. He was 80.

Hyde County History

ENGELHARD – Hyde County’s Davis High Ventures Corporation (DHVC) has been notified by the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) of the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources that the Study List Application they recently submitted requesting the former Davis School in…

Swan Quarter VFD

SWAN QUARTER – With the recent delivery of a new upright Frigidaire freezer to Ocracoke, the Swan Quarter Volunteer Fire Department (SQVFD) closed out a mission that they embarked on back in September 2019 following Hurricane Dorian.

Washington County News

Hero's Sacrifice

A Washington County man is being hailed as a hero after he sacrificed his own life to save a 10-year-old boy that his family says he promised to protect.

Hyde-Tyrrell-Washington Counties

Some weekends, you just need to get away to find that peace of mind that comes with exploration, being somewhere new.