Ahoskie, NC

Shine Energy & Nutrition Bar officially opens

Chowan Crossing Shopping Center has gained a new – and healthy – tenant. Shine Energy & Nutrition Bar, now operating at 300-E Virginia Road in Edenton, held its grand opening on June 15 to a crowd of eager local leaders. The bar offers over 30 flavors of meal replacement shakes, as well as smoothies that contain up to 21 vitamins and minerals (around 24 grams of protein, high-fiber nutrients, low...
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Where can I help?

I know you have seen all the hurt the world seems to be perpetuating. You want to help, but it all seems too overwhelming. “I can’t see the forest for the trees,” we often say. With so many hurting people, broken families, divisive systems, corrupt leaders and decaying morality, how can we do anything that matters? It seems hopelessness is a breath away in every circumstance. I then try to...

Windsor man has been missing since June 18

Bertie County officials are seeking help locating a 34-year-old Windsor man. The man – Kendrick Maurice Williams – was last seen June 18, according to Bertie County Sheriff John Holley. Williams is described as an African American male who stands 6’-1” tall and weighs more than 200 pounds. He was last seen in the early morning hours of last Saturday (June 18). ...

Local talent represented on 2022 Steamers

EDENTON — In years past, the average Edenton Steamer could come from anywhere and would be a totally new face to fans who attended the summer games at Historic Hicks Field. That’s ultimately still the case for many players, but now with the Steamers in the more localized Premier Collegiate League as opposed to the Coastal Plain League, the players and coaches are becoming more localized as well. In 2022,...

Halifax County School Students Takeover Chowan University

Over 350 Halifax County Public School (HCPS) students, from elementary to high school, visited Chowan University on Wednesday, June 22nd. Dr. Mitchell Henke coordinated the visit with Dr. Tyrana Battle, Assistant Superintendent of Halifax County Schools, and other HCPS officials. Dr. Henke created mini-block scheduling for the students, allowing them to attend various activities.

Felton: Downtown needs public restroom facilities

Hertford town officials at the June 13 town council meeting celebrated the increased activity in Hertford’s downtown business district. A Downtown Hertford Saturday Morning Live Flea Market is being held from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month during June, July and August. Mayor Pro Tem Ashley Hodges said that he was encouraged to see so much happening in downtown Hertford. The Friday...

Steamers defeat River Bandits Thursday for sixth straight win

EDENTON — The Edenton Steamers, at least as of Thursday evening, find themselves tied for first place in the Premier Collegiate League. They reached that point by beating the other first place team in the Tarboro River Bandits at home Thursday by a score of 4-2. It was Edenton’s first win in three tries against Tarboro this season and it was also the club’s sixth consecutive victory. ...

Windsor observes Juneteenth celebration

The Juneteenth Celebration became a national holiday last year. While in the midst of the COVID -19 pandemic, the celebration in Windsor was restricted to a smaller event. This year organizer Randy Cherry and the Juneteenth committee made this event a larger festivity. Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration in the United States. Juneteenth...

Sheriff: No foul play suspected in jail inmate's death

The Pasquotank Sheriff’s Office said Monday no foul play is suspected in the death of an Albemarle District Jail inmate late Friday night. William Adam Seagle, 24, of the 1400 block of Ocean Highway, Hertford, died at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center around 11:20 p.m., the sheriff’s office said in a press release. About an hour earlier, the sheriff’s office had responded to the jail after being informed that a jail...

Steamers Win Seventh Straight, Dominate Suffolk At Home

Edenton, NC – The Edenton Steamers extended their winning streak to a season-high seven games. The Clams took down the Suffolk Voyagers at home 11-3 behind another well rounded game from the offense and the pitching staff. Edenton is now 8-3 at home, including five in a row at home.

Bertie man earns scholarship

WILLIAMSTON - Bertie County resident Robert Russell was recently awarded the Williamston Rotary Club’s Tony Bowen Memorial BLET [Basic Law Enforcement Training] Scholarship at Martin Community College (MCC). Russell is a cadet in the current BLET class which will conclude in July. He is currently serving as an officer trainee for his sponsoring law enforcement agency, the Edenton Police Department. The scholarship was established by the Williamston Rotary Club to...