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Chilly + Chili equals fun - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
EURE – In the mood for a chilled splash into the waters of Beaver Lake? How ‘bout a piping hot bowl of lip-smacking homemade chili? If either of those adventures sounds appealing, venture out to “The Beav” on Saturday (Jan. 31) for the 4 th annual ...
Remembering Ron - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
WINDSOR – One year after the untimely deaths of a trio of high school athletic leaders, the Roanoke-Chowan area is mourning another loss of a legendary coach. Former Bertie High coach Ron Cooke passed away at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville last ...
Catastrophe waiting to happen - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
GATESVILLE – An issue concerning traffic safety, particularly at Gates County High School and Central Middle School, has prompted the county Commissioners to take action. At their recent meeting, the board voted to make the North Carolina Department of ...
In motion - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
WINTON – Hertford County’s new $9.7 million Judicial and Government Center brings an added cost – moving files, records and office equipment from the heart of Winton approximately two miles out to the new buildings. At their meeting here last week ...
Anthony J. Waicul - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
Anthony John Waicul, 99, was born June 3, 1915 in New York to Anna and Adam Waicul. He served in the U.S. Army and was a survivor of the Pearl Harbor attack. He served in the South Pacific. He received the American Defense Service Medal, with the Bronze ...
Bruce J. Martin - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
CONWAY – Bruce Anne Jones Martin, age 83, passed away on January 26, 2015 at Pine Forest Rest Home in Potecasi, NC. Bruce Anne was born on November 9, 1931 in Bertie County, North Carolina, the daughter of the late Cecil B. Jones, Sr. and Ruby Oakey Jones.
Etta L. Vaughan - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
AYDEN – Etta Marie Lovegrove Vaughan, 85 of Ayden, died Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at Massey Funeral Home, Aulander, who is handling the arrangements. Burial will follow ...
Janice M. Askew - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
COFIELD – Janice Mae Askew, 55, of Bethany Church Road, Cofield, died Sunday, January 25, 2015 at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 31, 2015 in the Rich Square Chapel of Wilder’s Funeral ...
William F. Gibbons - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
COMO – William Fletcher Gibbons, 77, of US 258, Como, died Sunday, January 25, 2015 in Murfreesboro. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at Mt. Sinai Baptist Church, Como. Burial will be in the Scott Family Cemetery, Como.
Helen B. Lanier - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
PLEASANT GARDEN, NC – Helen McCoy Boone Lanier, 95, formerly of Northampton County, died Tuesday, January 27, 2015. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at Creeksville Baptist Church Cemetery. Massey Funeral Home ...
Robert S. Caulk - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
GATESVILLE – Robert Spurgean Caulk, 65, of Perkins Road, Gatesville, died Saturday, January 24, 2015 at his residence. A gathering for friends and family will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 7, 2015 in Miller Funeral Home, Gatesville.
Harnessing the sun - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
AHOSKIE – It’s a great way to “farm” without getting your hands dirty. And, as promised by Roanoke Electric Cooperative (REC) officials, it’s a great way to jump onboard a worldwide renewable energy effort while saving some hard-earned money in ...
Traffic stop yields drugs - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
JACKSON – A routine traffic stop for a moving violation wound up as much more here last week. The Northampton County Sheriff’s Office have arrested and charged 24-year-old Sidney Junior Jennings III of Pendleton with trafficking opium or heroin, and ...
Suspect sought in newspaper thefts - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
LEWISTON – The Lewiston-Woodville Police Department and the Bertie County Sheriff’s Office are working to try and solve a series of larcenies dealing with copies of the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald after papers were stolen from two businesses in the town ...
Lyons records 705th career victory - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
WINDSOR – It’s not 1,000 like Coach K, but still very much worthy of celebrating. Prior to their Friday night Northeastern Coastal Conference basketball game with Pasquotank, Bertie High celebrated girl’s basketball coach Alice Lyons winning 700 ...