Martin County, NC

Martin County, NCDaily Reflector

Martin County native receives prestigious award

Raleigh — The North Carolina Museum of Art’s (NCMA) Michelle Harrell, of Clayton, recently received the 2021 National Museum Education Art Educator Award, presented by the National Art Education Association (NAEA). Harrell, who is from Martin County, traces her family heritage in the county back 13 generations. She is the...
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COVID-19 claims 46th Martin County resident

WILLIAMSTON – The numbers remain low. The Martin-Tyrrell-Washington District Health Department Health Director Wes Gray released a COVID-19 update on Tuesday. The current report shows there have been 10 new positive cases and one additional death in Martin County since Friday, May 28. “Our sincere condolences to the family and...
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Martin County, NCDaily Reflector

Time to combine the high schools

Superintendent Fonseca, BOE members, and Martin County Citizens - As a retired Martin County teacher, it grieves me again to see that South Creek High School has again suffered because of the Board's actions during the last few years. South Creek High School Athletic Director Wes Hughes announced recently that the Cougars would not field a varsity baseball team this year "due to low numbers."
Martin County, NCDaily Advance

Hard to say goodbye again...

This is a lot harder than I thought it was going to be. I was cleaning out my desk a few days ago and came across a lot of old issues of The Enterprise – issues which featured some of my favorite stories and photographs from the past eight years.
Greenville, NCDaily Reflector

The Martin County Ramblers enjoying their Day in the Sun

This is the latest installment in an ongoing series about local musicians. Maybe they were born a ramblin’ band, like the Allman Brothers, or they’ve got the Ramblin’ Fever like Merle Haggard. But wherever they roam, The Martin County Ramblers manage to find their way back home to eastern North Carolina.
Williamston, NCDaily Reflector

Storm Hits Tuesday Night : Power outages and damage follow

WILLIAMSTON - Storms rolled through Martin County Tuesday evening and caused some residential damage power outages. According to Jody Griffin, Martin County Emergency Manager Director, straight-line winds cut a path causing damage in Williamston from 14614 U.S. 64 Alternate to the McCaskey Road and Corey Drive intersection. Carl Barnes, a...
Martin County, NCDaily Reflector

It's good to be right...

Sometimes it feels good to be right – I make a decision and things work out in my favor. It happened twice over a four-day span this past week. Trying to figure out what to cover each week for the sports section of The Enterprise can be a daunting task, given time and space restrictions.
Martin County, NCWITN

18 people facing drug charges in Martin County

MARTIN COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Authorities in Martin County say they have arrested 18 people from four counties on some pretty serious drug charges. The Martin County Narcotics Unit made the busts over the past three months by conducting covert narcotics operations in Martin County and Williamston. The drug offenses...
Williamston, NCDaily Advance

Two Bertie residents charged in Martin Co. drug bust

WILLIAMSTON – Two Bertie County residents were among nearly 20 people arrested in Martin County over the past few months. The Martin County Narcotics Unit conducted covert operations in Williamston and Martin County over several months targeting those who distribute illegal controlled substances. Over the course of that investigation, 18...
Bertie County, NCDaily Advance

Thomas faces charges in multiple jurisdictions

A tip led to the arrest of a Bertie County woman accused of catalytic converter thefts in Bertie, Martin, Hertford and Pasquotank counties. Katherine Lynn Thomas, 29, was wanted in Martin County on seven felony charges of injury to property to obtain non-ferrous metals. She, along with Frankie Clow, 30, were arrested at an abandoned trailer in Hertford County.
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Martin County deputies looking for woman accused of stealing car parts

MARTIN COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Deputies are looking for a woman accused of stealing car parts in Martin County. The Martin County Sheriff’s Office says warrants have been issued for Katherine Thomas, 29, on six counts of injury to property to obtain non-ferrous metals for her involvement in the larcenies. She’s accused of stealing catalytic converters from cars.
Robersonville, NCDaily Reflector

Tina Brown making a difference in Robersonville

This the third installment of a Women’s History Month series featuring women of color who are leading the way in state and local government. When Robersonville Mayor Tina Brown moved to North Carolina 11 years ago she had to make some adjustments. Coming from New Jersey to a small country...
Pitt County, NCDaily Reflector

Case broadens against allege catalytic converter thief: Pitt County suspect wanted in Martin County now

A woman arrested twice for catalytic converter thefts in Pitt County now has warrants for the same crime in Martin County. Katherine Lynn Thomas, 29, of 127 Soney Lane, Gatesville, is charged with six counts of injury to property to obtain non-ferrous metals for larcenies in Martin County. According to a news release from the Martin Count Sheriff’s Office, the thefts took place in Oak City, Hamilton and Williamston.
Martin County, NCDaily Reflector

Innovation Campus aiming to transform education in Martin County

If you build it, they will come. To take an iconic line from the movie “Field of Dreams,” the Martin County Board of Education is aiming to transform education in Martin County Schools for current and future generations of students. Dubbed the Martin County Schools Innovation Campus, the 60,000-square-foot facility...