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Police officer on leave after fatal shooting in Washington
WASHINGTON, N.C. (WNCT) - A police officer has been placed on administrative leave following an officer-involved shooting Sunday afternoon, Washington Police Chief Stacy Drakeford said. The Washington Police Department conducted a traffic stop near the corner of Washington Street and West 11th Stree
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Perquimans County students ate marijuana at high school
According to the Sheriff’s Office, all parents of those involved were contacted, and the students were checked out at the hospital for nausea. All students involved have since been released.
Body found, police investigate
Reginald Williams, who was at the scene of the shooting later Friday morning, said that just after 2:30 a.m. he heard around four gunshots. Williams said that with the recent crime in the area, it makes him want to move back to Louisiana where he is from.
Perquimans students got sick after eating marijuana, sheriff's office says
marijuana plants PERQUIMANS COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) -- Students at Perquimans County High School got sick Monday after eating marijuana, according to the Perquimans County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office said in a Facebook post that the weed was handed out to several students, and some had to be
Edenton murder, robbery fugitive arrested in Norfolk
EDENTON, N.C. - The Edenton Police Department announced Thursday that a man wanted for murder and robbery has been arrested in Norfolk. Derrick Lamont Phillips Around 5:30 p.m., 27-year-old Derrick Lamont Phillips was taken into custody without incident at a home in the 3000 block of Sewells Point R
350 Years of Haunts: Edenton to host Ghost Walk this weekend
“Since Chowan County is 350 years old and Edenton is now over 300 years old, it only stands to reason that a few stories have emerged over the years and have been passed down over generations,” said Win Dale, Edenton-Chowan Chamber of Commerce director. “You know the old saying, ‘where there is smok
Four now indicted for fatal shooting on Esclip Road
A grand jury on Oct. 1 indicted Daquan Lee Spencer, Donald Edward Spencer Jr. and Willis George for the fatal shooting of Devon Khamari “Dookie” Revelle, 21, of Perquimans County on June 30 on Esclip Road. Dazis Davante Bonds was indicted by a grand jury on July 30 for the same offense.
Ahoskie Chamber Banquet, Oct. 30 - The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald
AHOSKIE – The Ahoskie Chamber of Commerce will conduct its annual Banquet on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at the Ahoskie Inn.A social hour begins at 6 p.m. featuring a silent auction with limited, distinctive items.Call the Ahoskie Chamber at 252-332-2042 for ticket and marketing information and to make your re
Man leaves $10,000 tip at Supdogs after ordering two waters
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - What would you do with $10-thousand dollars?! That's what the folks at Sup Dogs are trying to figure out right now. Someone came in, ordered two waters, left a $10-thousand dollar tip and left on Saturday. Needless to say, the waitress was shocked. "Good people are still
First Warning Forecast: Frost Advisory in effect early Monday for some communities
***Frost Advisory in effect from 2 AM until 8 AM Monday for Sussex, Southampton and Northampton (N.C), Hertford and Bertie counties.
One suspect charged in Greenville shooting to appear in court
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - A woman charged with accessory in a murder case will appear before a judge Monday morning, while her boyfriend, who is charged with murder, remains in the hospital. Greenville police say 19-year-old Seth Street was shot and killed on Saturday night in the parking lot of th
ALDI official: EC store still on track to open in early 2019
“We are meeting all of our construction timelines in full,” Chris Daniels, ALDI Petersburg Division vice president, said in an email on Wednesday.
Inmate from Western Tidewater Regional Jails dies
Officals say at 6:32 a.m, a jail officer conducting security rounds requested medical staff at 6:32 a.m., as 37-year-old Michael Hoffler “appeared to be in medical distress.” Medical staff began treating the inmate and called the Suffolk Department of Fire & Rescue, which responded to the scene.
Deputies: Man shot and killed in fight in Franklin
A 23-year-old man from New Jersey was shot and killed during an altercation in Franklin Saturday morning, officials said. FRANKLIN, Va. (WVEC) - Southampton County Sheriff's Office is investigating the shooting death of a 23-year-old man early morning Saturday. The man was from New Jersey, officia
Franklin County store sells $1 million lottery ticket
FRANKLIN Co., Va. (WSET) -- It's a Franklin County resident's lucky day. A ticket sold at Whistle Stop on Old Franklin Turnpike won $1 million during Friday night's Mega Millions drawing! It may not have been the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot, but the prize is nothing to sneeze at. Also in our
10-year-old Virginia girl goes viral again after being on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’
"I love singing. I have to sing; I can’t help it and I just have to," said Bri'Anna Harper, who started singing when she was five.
New Jersey man dies in Franklin shooting
(Photo courtesy Southampton County Sheriff's Office) FRANKLIN, Va. (WAVY) -- Deputies are investigating a shooting that left a New Jersey man dead early Saturday morning. The Southampton County Sheriff's Office said they were notified at 12:41 a.m. for the shooting in the 31000 block of Carter Stre
Australian company sets down roots in Edenton
Ross Naddei, founder and CEO of MegaPulse Australia joined representatives of Edenton and Chowan County, the NC East Alliance and Sound Bank to announce on Friday his decision to locate the company’s North American operations in a business incubator on the 2nd floor of the bank in downtown Edenton.
Leotta's join Chowan-Perquimans Habitat
The couple, who moved to Edenton in 2016 from Manhattan, New York, bring experience, energy, and perspective to the community and to their affiliate, according to Habitat.