Elizabeth City Police Investigate Afternoon Shooting on Weeksville RoadRNHSA Media GroupNewsBreak Contributor
Savoring the Authentic Delights: A Culinary Journey Through Captain Bob's BBQ & SeafoodConji HareNewsBreak Contributor
A Nostalgic Culinary Journey: Exploring the Timeless Charm of Woodard's Restaurant in HertfordConji HareNewsBreak Contributor
252 Grill in Hertford offers all-you-can-eat AppetizersConji HareNewsBreak Contributor
Rediscovering Classics: A Deep Dive into Little Mint's Nostalgic Culinary DelightsConji HareNewsBreak Contributor
Edenton police locate two suspects in connection with an attempted murder
A 28-year-old man accused of attempted murder has been arrested by Edenton police. https://www.wavy.com/news/north-carolina/police-edenton-man-charged-with-attempted-murder-searching-for-other-suspects/
Council OKs plan to trim part of Broad Street to 3 lanes
Edenton Town Council agreed last week to trim Broad Street between Virginia Road and Queen Street from four lanes to three lanes once repaving is completed this summer. Under the plan, sometimes referred to as a “road diet” plan, the portion of Broad Street will be slimmed to two traffic lanes and a center turn lane. Scrapped from the proposal were two bicycle lanes, each half the width of an entire traffic lane. ...
Hertford on Ice: Hertford's winter event drew 900-1,000
HERTFORD — It was a rare sight: children and adults, many of whom had never put on a pair of ice skates before, skating across an ice rink set up in the middle of the street. The ice rink was just one of the half-dozen winter-themed attractions set up by Massachusetts-based Artificial Ice Events for the first-ever Hertford on Ice event in downtown Hertford on Saturday. Other attractions included a giant “bouncy” snowman, a “snow” maze, several giant slides, including a “Toboggan Tunnel” and “Snowzilla,”...
Library hosts Edenton Tea Party lecture as part of 'Penny University'
History buffs packed the second-floor lecture hall in Edenton’s Shepard-Pruden Library last week to hear the Edenton Historical Commission’s Alexis Tobias Jacavone discuss the Edenton Tea Party. Her lecture, titled “Female Artillery: The 1774 Tea Party in Edenton, North Carolina,” was part of the ongoing “Penny University” series and was attended by about 60 people. Jacavone’s presentation was part of the “Penny University” series sponsored by the Shepard-Pruden Library as a part of Edenton’s 250th anniversary celebration of the Edenton Tea Party. ...
Inmate at Pasquotank Correctional cut 18 times with homemade shank
PASQUOTANK COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - An inmate serving a life without parole sentence has been stabbed at a state prison where four prison workers were killed nearly seven years ago. Pasquotank County deputies say Jamaal Griffin was cut 18 times by a homemade shank early Sunday morning at the Pasquotank...
Our Hertford: A Small Coastal Town with a Big History
Hertford, a small town in North Carolina's Albemarle Sound region, is the county seat of Perquimans County. With a population of less than 2,500, it has seen growth while maintaining its rural character. The town was incorporated in 1758 and has contributed to North Carolina's political, social, and sports history.
How personal income has changed in Pasquotank County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Pasquotank County, North Carolina and how it compares to state and national levels.
DAR honors essayists, presents Good Citizen, ROTC awards
Edenton’s Tea Party Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution earlier this month recognized four middle-school students for their prize-winning American history essays. The chapter, whose members trace their direct lineage back to persons who participated in the American Revolution, also honored two John A. Holmes High School students with its Good Citizen Award Essay Contest Award and Outstanding JROTC Cadet Award. The students writing for the contest were asked to write an essay, complete with sources, on American composer and conductor John Philip...
POLICE: Edenton man facing attempted murder charge following shooting, search continues for two men
POLICE: Edenton man facing attempted murder charge following shooting, search continues for two men.
Turner: Construction could start on new school in Sept.
Perquimans County’s new intermediate school is estimated to cost $61 million and could begin construction as early as September, the school superintendent said this week. Dr. Tanya Turner told the Perquimans Board of Commissioners on Monday that the actual date for breaking ground on the school would be dependent on several pending matters. The superintendent said Hite Associates of Greenville has completed the design for the new school. Next steps,...
Hertford woman facing charges tied to Jan. 6, 2021, attack assigned federal public defender
A Hertford woman facing four criminal charges tied to the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol is being represented by a federal public defender. Sandra Lee Hodges has been assigned legal representation by Diana Pereira, an assistant federal defender with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina in Raleigh, according to federal court documents. Pereira said Friday she had no comment regarding Hodges’ case. ...
Taste of Italy: Top 3 Italian Restaurants in Elizabeth City
In this article, we're exploring three notable Italian restaurants in Elizabeth City. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Shooting at Plymouth VFW sends two men to hospital, woman trampled
PLYMOUTH, N.C. (WITN) - Police in the east say they are investigating after a weekend shooting hurt two men and left a woman trampled. The Plymouth Police Department says they were called to the VFW at 102 Old Roper Road around 11:30 p.m. Saturday night for a shots fired call.
History comes home: New class seeks to inspire Bertie High School
Enthusiastic hands shot in the air when Bertie High School teacher Lori Speller asked her students to name rivers in Bertie County. It seemed these students couldn’t get called on fast enough as they waved their hands eagerly, practically bursting with the answers. “Give me another river,” Speller requested,...
Love songs: Barbershop quartets deliver Valentine's greetings
About 25 singing Valentines arrived by very special delivery last week thanks to the efforts of the Albemarle Sounds Barbershop Chorus, an Edenton tradition now in its 25th year. The Albemarle Sounds Barbershop Chorus is a group of two dozen singers who love four-part harmony, and each year since 1998, the group sends out quartets to deliver musical greetings on Valentine’s Day, raising money for school music education in the process. ...
Hiring efforts keep Winfall juvenile detention center on track for spring reopening
WINFALL — Thanks in part to a successful hiring campaign, a state-run juvenile detention center that closed more than a decade ago in Winfall remains on track to reopen this spring. Efforts to hire new juvenile justice officers and other specialized staff have been going well, said Matt Debnam, communications officer for the N.C. Division of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. “Currently, the division is focusing on hiring direct care...
Everhart to attend book-signing at library
March will be a busy time at the Perquimans County Library. The library will host numerous events for both kids and adults, including a book-signing by USA Today bestselling author Donna Everhart. Everhart, author of the newly released “When the Jessamine Grows,” will be at the library at 514 S. Church St., Hertford on Tuesday, March 26, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. According to Everhart’s website, donnaeverhart.com, she was...
Girl Scout Cookie Booth Sales start February 25
Support local Girl Scout troops—and enjoy tasty treats packed with discovery and fun. Ready to explore a whole new world of deliciousness?. Booth sales will be starting on Sunday, February 25, schedule below. COOKIE BOOTH SALES 2024. Dare County. Sunday, February 25. Troop #2603 Wal Mart 10:00 to 3:00.
Bertie rolls by Gates County 79-24
The Bertie High School varsity boys hosted conference rival Gates County High School for the first game of the 1A Four Rivers Conference Tournament. The sixth place Barons lost their two regular season conference games against the third-place Falcons by substantial margins. This third meeting would not be any different, as the Barons would succumb to the Falcons 79-24. The Falcons’ journey this season has been filled with a few...
City to form traffic committee to address street parking safety concerns
City Council has agreed to establish a Traffic Committee to study safety concerns related to on-street parking on city-maintained streets. Police Chief Phil Webster is also recommending that City Council tighten up the city’s current parking ordinance. It would include increasing no-parking areas near intersections from 20 to 25 feet, add a double-parking penalty for a vehicle taking up more than one parking space and prohibiting the parking of a detached trailer or van when the towing unit has been disconnected. ...