Latest Perquimans County, North Carolina Stories

2008-10-03 09:00:37

Tax experts from the state Department of Revenue will conduct free seminars at community college small-business centers. The seminars will help entrepreneurs and small-business owners better understand state tax issues. The seminars will cover five topics: tax implications for starting a business; tax implications for expanding a business; the basics of sales and use tax; the basics of withholding taxes; and dealing with the North Carolina Department of Revenue. The local schedule is as...

2008-09-04 09:00:27

By FRANK ROBERTS By Frank Roberts Correspondent HERTFORD It began with Doc, Grumpy, Happy, Sleepy, Bashful, Sneezy, Dopey and a young lady known as Snow White. Twenty-four years ago their adventures and misadventures became the first offering of the Hurrah Players. This year, as befits the 21st century, moods and attitudes have changed, but it is still a Disney world. The Norfolk-based company is bringing "High School Musical" to Perquimans County High School on Friday for a...

2008-07-25 09:01:08

By RYAN HUTCHINS By Ryan Hutchins The Virginian-Pilot More than half of the public schools in Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Pasquotank and Perquimans counties failed to make adequate yearly progress under No Child Left Behind testing, according to preliminary results released this week. For some schools that receive federal Title I funding, it will mean continued sanctions, such as giving students the option of attending another school or offering additional tutoring. The results...

2008-06-26 09:03:11

CAMDEN COUNTY | Northeastern Community Development Corp. is accepting applications through July 11 for the 2008-09 More at Four Pre-Kindergarten Program. The program helps prepare 4-year-olds who have not had experience in socializing and learning in a group setting for kindergarten. More at Four is open to qualifying Camden County children who are eligible to enter kindergarten in the fall of 2009. The new age eligibility requirement says the child must be 4 on or before Aug. 31, 2008,...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'