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Barrier-breaking Hyde County women highlight High Tides

The Hyde County Historical and Genealogical Society’s Spring 2020 issue of High Tides features vignettes of five women “who across two centuries did exceptional things,” ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:42 am

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Columbia mayor and wife recovering from COVID-19

Columbia Mayor James Cahoon and his wife, Kathy, are recovering after contracting COVID-19 at a family outing several weeks ago. The mayor said his self-quarantine ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:41 am

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Where does Tyrrell County get its money from

It was reported earlier that the Tyrrell County Board of Commissioners adopted a 2020-21 budget that appropriates $7,489,334 for General Fund expenditures. These appropriations will ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:40 am

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Peaceful path

Reek Road was a quiet and peaceful path through the woods on a hot summer afternoon. This unpaved portion near Gum Neck Landing has six ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:36 am

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Old law book reveals Tyrrell history tidbits

An 1,119 page volume of the laws and resolutions passed by the North Carolina General Assembly in 1889 surfaced recently, and it contains some interesting ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:34 am

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Bateman Family reunion cancelled

The Bateman Family reunion, set for Sept. 6 in Tyrrell County, has been cancelled on account of the COVID-19 pandemic, announced Alberta Swain Elliott and ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:32 am

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Greenville man arrested on multiple charges

Tyrrell County deputies on July 11 stopped Shawn Billups, 42, of Greenville for a traffic violation, Sheriff Kevin Sawyer reports. A search of the vehicle ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:29 am

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School district submits Remote Instruction Plan

Tyrrell County Schools submitted its Remote Instruction Plan to the state Department of Public Instruction on July 20. It was distributed to interested persons within ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:28 am

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Leaders solicit residents’ opinion on re-opening schools

The Tyrrell County Board of Education has posted an online survey to ascertain residents’ “comfort level in returning to school in fall 2020.” Responses should ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:26 am

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Tyrrell’s worst traffic jam delays thousands of motorists

The worst traffic jam ever in Tyrrell County lasted from early Saturday afternoon, July 18, until about 7:15 p.m. The eastbound lanes of U.S. 64 ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:25 am

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