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Scuppernong Reminder

Commissioner candidates to speak Oct. 6

The six candidates vying for three seats on the Tyrrell County Board of Commissioners have been invited to speak briefly on the front steps of ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:06 pm

Scuppernong Reminder

Hyde County gets $4.7 million in disaster recovery funds

The North Carolina Office of Recovery and Resiliency (NCORR) recently  awarded $47.3 million in grants and zero-interest loans to help communities recover after multiple hurricanes, ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:06 pm

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Prison population helping with county/town utilities deficits

About 120 offenders are being housed currently at the Tyrrell Prison Work Farm north of Columbia, according to John Bull with the N.C. Dept. of ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:04 pm

Scuppernong Reminder

Sheriff’s Office gets digital defibrillators

The Tyrrell County Sheriff’s Office recently purchased four Zoll Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs), and patrol vehicles are now equipped with the devices. An AED is ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:04 pm

Scuppernong Reminder

Third COVID-19 death reported in Tyrrell

A third death in Tyrrell County related to the COVID-19 pandemic was reported on Sept. 24 by Martin-Tyrrell-Washington District Health Department. The victim was not ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:03 pm

Scuppernong Reminder

Two Columbia planners reappointed

The Columbia Board of Aldermen on September 8 reappointed Tim Nielsen and Janet Walker to the town’s planning board, which also acts as the Historic ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:02 pm

Scuppernong Reminder

Voter guide shows candidates’ stand of family issues

The North Carolina Family Policy Council unveiled its 2020 General Election Voter Guide website on Sept. 22. “This website is a great resource for voters ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:01 pm

Scuppernong Reminder

Census ends Sept. 30. Have you been counted?

As of August 31, North Carolina was ranked 37th nationally in census response. So what? The census determines the number of representatives North Carolina will ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:59 am

Scuppernong Reminder

Local historian chronicles Rehoboth Church

Local author, educator and historian Chris Barber investigates the eighteenth-century beginnings of the evolution of faith and culture that laid the foundation for Washington County’s ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:57 am

Scuppernong Reminder

Wild hogs are in Tyrrell and other northeastern counties

(Adapted from a report by Jason Allen, NC Wildlife Resources Commission.) Feral swine, also referred to as wild boar and feral hogs, are defined as ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:54 am

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