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Aulander, NC

Enhancements coming to Williamston’s Gaylord Perry Park

WILLIAMSTON, N.C. (WNCT) – Gaylord Perry Park will be seeing some brand new changes coming its way in the next week. The park, which has been part of the Williamston Community for 40 years, will be getting a picnic pavilion, restrooms, a new playground and skate park, an adult fitness area and adding renovations to […]
WILLIAMSTON, NC
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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...
ASKEWVILLE, NC

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). ...
BERTIE COUNTY, NC
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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.
MURFREESBORO, NC
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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...
WINDSOR, NC

Williams earns Mary R. Peele Scholarship

Rakeen Williams, a senior at South Creek High School in Robersonville, is the second recipient to be selected for the Mary R. Peele Educational Scholarship. After Peele’s unexpected death in January of 2021, her two daughters, Tammy Peele Fussell of West Chester, Ohio and Angela Peele Grantham of Zebulon, established this scholarship in honor of their mother who was an educator in Robersonville for 36 years. Peele was so adamant...
ROBERSONVILLE, NC

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...
WILLIAMSTON, NC
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