Breaking News from Ahoskie NC
Find the latest Ahoskie NC News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.
Suspect in Ahoskie homicide arrested
AHOSKIE, N.C. (WAVY) --- A man wanted for a June shooting that left a man dead in Ahoskie has been arrested, police say. Ahoskie Police said 30-year-old Akendo Taurin Williams was charged with the murder of Reco Larone Lewis, which occurred on June 23.
North Carolina elementary teacher dies at school during a fire drill
An elementary teacher died Thursday after falling ill during a fire drill at school. Kim Hunter Daugherty, a fifth-grade teacher, died from an undisclosed medical emergency about 10:30 a.m. with a school nurse in attendance, said James Bunch, assistant superintendent of Perquimans County Schools. Sh
Police investigate homicide of 81-year-old man in Ahoskie
HERTFORD COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) - Police are investigating a homicide of an 81-year-old man in Ahoskie, North Carolina. Hertford County Police say a family member contacted them about the death around 8 a.m. on Friday. It happened in the 600 block of US 13 South.
AHOSKIE – It was only close early. With two freshmen inserted into his starting line-up Hertford County head coach Charles Simmons saw both pay early dividends as the Bears won in a walk-over over Northampton County, 79-34, spoiling the Jaguars’ season opener.
School board and commissioners spar over new elementary school
WINTON – In 2019, Ahoskie Elementary School will turn 60 years old. Despite the school’s legacy and its character, there are those who hope it won’t celebrate many more birthdays in its present location.
Arrest made in Ahoskie murder
AHOSKIE – An Ahoskie man is behind bars without the opportunity for bond after being arrested this afternoon (Thursday) for a murder that occurred in town this summer. Ahoskie Police Chief Troy Fitzhugh told the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald that 30-year-old Akendo Taurin Williams of Parker Avenue was
Video of Possible UFO Lights Off North Carolina Coast Now Going Viral
An unidentified flying object was just filmed and uploaded to YouTube by a fisherman on the North Carolina coast. According to ‘CRLarkin’, his video shows “Stationary orange lights in the sky. Seen east off of Cape Lookout on 11/13/18, roughly between 9-10PM Eastern.”
Maxton welcomes new police chief
MAXTON — Maxton welcomed its new police chief to the community during the town’s Board of Commissioners meeting on Monday. Town Manager Kate Bordeaux announced the hiring of John Ruppe, who was picked from 42 applicants.
AirBoss plans $5.2 million expansion at Scotland Neck plant
AirBoss of America Corp. has selected Halifax County for an expansion of its current facility, adding 42 new jobs. Governor Roy Cooper announced the expansion today and said in a statement the company plans to invest $5.2 million in Scotland Neck with the project.
Ledford clamps down on Hertford County
WALLBURG — Top-seeded Ledford played shutdown defense and put together just enough offense to defeat No. 5 seed Hertford County 22-6 in the quarterfinals of the East 2-AA North Carolina High School Athletic Association playoffs Friday night.
Former deputy will continue mentor program despite charges
A Northampton County deputy resigned on his own following a single-vehicle crash which resulted in DWI and other charges lodged against him by the North Carolina State Highway Patrol earlier this month.
Trucker can’t park at home after town bans overnight truck parking
City officials in a North Carolina town recently voted to ban trucks from parking on residential roads overnight — a move that could cost one local truck driver his job. On November 14, council members in the town of Murfreesboro, North Carolina, approved an ordinance that bans truck from parking ov
Trent chosen to lead Bertie Commissioners
WINDSOR – In addition to welcoming junior teen student members of the county’s Board of Commissioners, the duly elected adult members also were sworn in to begin their four-year terms here Monday evening.
Charlottesville jury recommends life in prison for white nationalist who drove car into crowd, killing woman
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — A Charlottesville jury recommended a life prison sentence for James Fields Jr, according to CBS 6. Fields, 21, drove a car into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia in August 2017.
Homicide investigation underway in Virginia Beach
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Virginia Beach Police Department is investigating a homicide in the 2700 block of Elson Green Avenue Tuesday. The call came in at 3:59 p.m. Officers arrived at the scene to find the victim dead from an apparent gunshot wound.
Wintry storm forces cancellation of schools Monday
A fall storm bringing wintry weather to the Roanoke Valley throughout the day has forced cancellation of all schools in Halifax and Northampton counties Monday. Several service-oriented businesses have announced closings for Monday.
Bertie's Bazemore early African American church
In 2003, the Historic Hope Foundation Board of Directors received a North Carolina Humanities grant to research, offer community discussion, compile, and publish a guide to African American Churches in Bertie County. The results of this publication project suggested that it was likely that the Bazem
Man convicted of murdering ex-girlfriend with cyanide gets life
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) -- A man convicted of murdering his ex-girlfriend by injecting her with cyanide has been sentenced to life in prison. WAVY's Jason Marks reports a judge imposed the jury-recommended sentence for Joseph Merlino III during a hearing Monday morning. A jury found Merlino guilt
Lt. Nick Brantley Tournament begins today
AHOSKIE – The 2018 Lt. Nick Brantley Scholarship Tournament will begin today (Wednesday) at two locations, both here and in Merry Hill.
Together we have made a difference
To the Citizens of Hertford County: I want to thank each and every one of you for your support over the past 18 years as County Commissioner. Each time I was elected you went to the polls and showed your confidence in my ability to do the job of commissioner. I don’t take that lightly or for granted