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Absentee ballot requests 11 times greater than in 2016

Eleven times as many North Carolina voters are requesting absentee ballots compared to the 2016 presidential election, the State Board of Elections reports. With 77 ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 5:50 pm

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Tyrrell has one active COVID-19 case

In Tyrrell County 646 inhabitants have been tested for coronavirus since the outbreak last March, and 105 tested positive, the Martin-Tyrrell-Washington District Health Department reported ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 5:50 pm

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Remote learning tool functional again

NCEdCloud is now functional, again, after outages Aug. 17 and 19. NCEdCloud is a “big umbrella for several of our software applications,” explained Tyrrell Superintendent ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 5:49 pm

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Two vehicle accidents within 15 minutes Aug. 18

Two motor vehicle accidents in Tyrrell County of Aug. 18 occurred within 15 minutes of each other, the first on Sound Side Road and the ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 5:48 pm

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Second death from COVID-19 in Tyrrell County

Martin-Tyrrell-Washington District Health (MTW) has received notification confirming the second death associated with COVID-19 in Tyrrell County. The 31-year-old Columbia man died Aug. 12 and ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Saturday, August 22, 2020 2:25 pm

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Tyrrell Historical Society seeking articles on past high school graduations

The Tyrrell County Genealogical and Historical Society is planning to publish articles about graduations held at Columbia High School in 1950, 60, 70, 80, 90, ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Saturday, August 22, 2020 2:23 pm

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Tyrrell prison reopens

The Tyrrell Prison Work Farm at Columbia is open again, after having been closed since shortly before last Christmas. About 60 offenders are currently housed ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Saturday, August 22, 2020 2:22 pm

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Absentee-by-mail voting process explained

The State Board of Elections has issued instructions regarding absentee-by-mail voting. This report is based on that media release. Through early last week, North Carolina ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Saturday, August 22, 2020 2:20 pm

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Flooding along Albemarle Sound

Hurricane Irene’s northwest winds forced water from Albemarle Sound back into the Scuppernong River on Aug. 27, 2011, causing flooding five feet one inch above ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Saturday, August 22, 2020 2:12 pm

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Tyrrell commissioners decide on CARES Act funds uses

The Tyrrell County Board of Commissioners decided on Aug. 4 on objects of expenditure of $393,284 CARES Act funds, County Manager/Attorney David Clegg said Monday. ... Read more

by Ray McClees, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:42 pm

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