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Scuppernong Reminder

Limited prison, juvenile justice facility visitation resumes with COVID-19 precautions

RALEIGH — The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice will resume limited visitation at all the state’s prisons and in its juvenile justice facilities ... Read more

1 day ago by Scuppernong Reminder.

The connection between oral and heart health

From Vidant Chowan Hospital EDENTON — If somebody told you that not brushing your teeth could cause heart failure, would you believe them? It may ... Read more

1 day ago by Scuppernong Reminder.

Local donation to American Legion

Barbara Fleming, owner of B.F. Goodbrush Graphix in Columbia, donated her talents and time to crafting a new sign for Norman Smith Legion Beach on ... Read more

1 day ago by Scuppernong Reminder.

Leroy Spivey display at John A. Holmes High School

Leroy Spivey of Columbia was among 11 former East Carolina University football players enshrined recently in the John A. Holmes High School Wall of Fame. ... Read more

1 day ago by Ray McClees.

Celebrating a century

Shelton S. Ludford will celebrate his 100th birthday on Tuesday, Sept. 29. The Tyrrell County native was in the retail hardware business for over 50 ... Read more

1 day ago by Ray McClees.

Another COVID-19 case confirmed in Tyrrell

A total of 115 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Tyrrell County over the past five and a half months, Martin-Tyrrell-Washington District Health ... Read more

1 day ago by Ray McClees.

Farming is a risky business

The farmer planted corn on April 11 in a field on Travis Road west of Columbia, and, after much cultivation and spraying, he harvested the ... Read more

7 days ago by Ray McClees.

Mock air battles may come to Tyrrell County skies

A major aerospace company is making its home at the North Carolina Global TransPark in Kinston, the state transportation secretary announced Sept. 8. Draken International, ... Read more

7 days ago by Scuppernong Reminder.

Two new COVID-19 cases in Tyrrell last week

Tyrrell County has had 112 positive tests for COVID-19 since the spring outbreak. Two infected individuals died and 108 of those cases have recovered, Wes ... Read more

7 days ago by Ray McClees.

Seafood aid program announced

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced Sept. 9 that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will provide approximately $530 million to support the U.S. ... Read more

7 days ago by Ray McClees.

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