WILLIAMSTON - Even though the deadline was extended due to COVID-19, not all Martin County local government entities have filed their 2020 year end audits.
WILLIAMSTON - Storms rolled through Martin County Tuesday evening and caused some residential damage power outages.
WILLIAMSTON - What was thought to be clarifications for retirees led to other questions during Thursday night's special called meeting of the Martin County Board of Commissioners.
WILLIAMSTON - A group of Martin County retired employees recently received a letter from the county manager that has left them panicked and with plenty of questions.
RALEIGH - Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D. gave an update Wednesday afternoon on the state’s current data, trends and vaccination progress.
SALISBURY, MD. — Perdue Farms truck driver Alvin Smith of Robersonville is celebrating a milestone – four million consecutive accident-free miles driving professionally for Perdue.
JAMESVILLE - The Martin Tyrrell Washington District Health Department is holding a vaccine event from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday, May 1 at the Northeast Regional School of Biotechnology and Agriscience.
RALEIGH - The warm weather means more snakes will start to show up along trails, in the woods, crossing roads and in yards.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina will gain another seat in Congress for the next 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau announced Monday, the result of a steadily growing population as people arrive for jobs and retirement.
Apple is expanding spending in the U.S. and announced plans Monday to build its first East Coast campus, in North Carolina.
BURGAW – The Bear Grass Charter School softball team is headed to the Eastern 1A finals.
LAKE WACCAMAW – The Bear Grass Charter School softball team did it again.
BEAR GRASS – The Bear Grass Charter School girls soccer team reached the second round of the Class 1A playoffs earlier this week.
BEAR GRASS – The Bear Grass Charter School softball team is moving on in the Class 1A state playoffs.
SNOW HILL – Riverside High School’s track teams swept a nonconference meet against Greene Central Tuesday.
WILLIAMSTON – Riverside High School’s varsity baseball team opened its regular season this past week with a new head coach, Bobby Harmon – formerly the coach at Bertie High School for eight years.
SALEMBURG – Riverside High School’s boys golf team outdistanced the field and won the Class 2A East Regional by 94 shots at Lakewood Golf Club last week.
The NFL Draft just happened, their league MVP is reportedly looking to get out of Green Bay, the Carolina Hurricanes are the best team in the NHL, Russell Westbrook is still setting crazy NBA records and Dana White got shown up by a social media influencer.
Martin County has three teams in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 1A state softball and soccer playoffs, which begin tonight (Monday, May 3) at the higher-seeded teams.
CHAPEL HILL – A Bear Grass Charter School softball player recently received an honor from the North Carolina High School Athletic Association for the week of April 17.
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