Northampton County, NC

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MURFREESBORO – Like many events last year, the annual 4-H Livestock Show and Sale in 2020 was canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But now that conditions are starting to improve, participants were back again this year, showing off the animals they raised over the past several months in the hopes of earning the title of “champion.”
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Residents want questions answered re: Edwards Beach project

HENRICO - At least several Northampton County residents around Lake Gaston have voiced concerns over the Edwards Beach Project that is poised to bring a two-story Northampton County Conference Center, and more, to the lake site. Some of the residents say their questions to Northampton County government officials have either...
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Northampton schools to merge

JACKSON – Students attending Gaston Elementary and Gaston Middle schools will be learning together on the same campus starting with the upcoming 2021-2022 school year. The Northampton County Board of Education approved a proposal to restructure the two schools at their regular meeting here June 8. The consolidated school, which...
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Halifax County, NCRoanoke Daily Herald

Looking Ahead: June 12-13

JACKSON — The Northampton County Board of Commissioners will hold a special called meeting at 6 p.m. Monday in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, 9495 N.C. Highway 305. The purpose is to convene a closed session pursuant to G.S. 143-318.11 (a)(6) personnel and (a)(3) attorney client privilege. RRSD meeting set for...
Halifax County, NCRoanoke Daily Herald

COVID: Only 1 new case for Halifax County; 2 for Northampton

Halifax County Health Director Bruce Robistow released the latest update regarding COVID-19. For the latest COVID-19 vaccination information, please text COVIDVAX to 888777. You will be able to sign up to receive text messages for latest information related to COVID-19. As of June 10, the Halifax County Health Department reports...
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Total positive COVID-19 cases at 5,668 in Halifax Co.

As of today the Halifax County Health Department reports 5,668 total positive COVID-19 cases. One new positive was added today. There have been 112 related deaths. In Northampton County the health department reported Wednesday there were 1,890 total positive cases of which 1,807 have recovered. There were 13 active cases. There have been 70 related deaths.
Northampton County, NCRoanoke Daily Herald

Northampton County talks water

Board members discussed water during the Northampton County Board of Commissioners meeting Monday. First, Mark Garner Jr., River & Associates vice president, suggested the county apply for a $50,000 state grant for a regionalization feasibility study project for wastewater service to a small rural residential area on Barrows Mill Road located near Jackson.
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COVID-19 active cases declining

The Roanoke-Chowan area was free of COVID-19 related deaths last week. Meanwhile, the number of local active cases continues to show that the virus, while still deadly for those with compromised immune systems and/or in poor general health, appears to be loosening its grip. Active cases are down this week...
Northampton County, NClakegastongazette-observer.com

No charges filed in watercraft crash

No charges were filed in a Memorial Day incident west of Eaton Ferry Bridge on the main lake that resulted in a male patient being airlifted to a regional hospital. The two involved in the watercraft crash were both juveniles, according to a N.C. Wildlife spokesperson. Units were dispatched to...
Halifax County, NCRoanoke Daily Herald

COVID: No new positives for Halifax County

Halifax County Health Director Bruce Robistow released the latest update regarding COVID-19. For the latest COVID-19 vaccination information, please text COVIDVAX to 888777. You will be able to sign up to receive text messages for latest information related to COVID-19. As of June 8, the Halifax County Health Department reports...
Northampton County, NCrrspin.com

Four new positives bring county total to 5,665

As of today the Halifax County Health Department reports 5,665 total positive COVID-19 cases since March of last year. The latest numbers come as four new positive cases were reported today. There have been 112 related deaths. Northampton County vaccination clinics. The Northampton County Health Department will hold a Pfizer...
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Organization presents two scholarships to area students

Boys 2 Men Inc. awarded $500 scholarships to two area students. Alvin Arrington, founder and CEO of the organization, presented the scholarships to Elijah Edwards of Northampton County High School, and Rodney Sears Jr. of Northwest Halifax High School. Arrington and the scholarship recipients are pictured from left to right.
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No injuries reported in early morning crash on I-95

Gaston Fire-Rescue-EMS was dispatched shortly after 2 a.m. today to a four-vehicle crash in the northbound lane of Interstate 95 near the 176 mile marker. A truck with a loaded horse hauler, a passenger car, and tractor trailer were involved in the crash, according to Chief Ed Porter Jr. No...
Northampton County, NCRoanoke Daily Herald

Travis changes course, heads to Mizzou

Former Valley basketball star Skylah Travis, who dazzled area hoops crowds while a student at Weldon High School from 2016-2020, has altered her collegiate course in grand fashion, transferring from Old Dominion University to the University of Missouri at Columbia, where she will play this fall. Travis, who averaged 18.1...
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COVID-19 cases continue downward trend

The number of newly diagnosed cases of COVID-19 continues to decline across the state. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) reported on Wednesday that eight counties across the state, to include Northampton, have not experienced any new cases in a one-week period (May 26 – June 2).
Northampton County, NCRoanoke Daily Herald

COVID: Numbers for Halifax, Northampton counties

Halifax County Health Director Bruce Robistow released the latest update regarding COVID-19. For the latest COVID-19 vaccination information, please text COVIDVAX to 888777. You will be able to sign up to receive text messages for latest information related to COVID-19. As of June 4, the Halifax County Health Department reports...