Town News

Habitat for Humanity Dedicates Hertford's Newest Home

On August 12, 2023 the Riddick Family was surrounded by family, friends, Habitat for Humanity board members and construction volunteers and town officials for the dedication of their new home on Artie Street in Hertford. Habitat for Humanity presented the family with an "engraved" Bible as a house warming gift.  Those in attendance had the opportunity to view the final product Construction Coordinator John Sams and the construction volunteers completed for the Riddicks and the Artie Street community.

Governor Cooper visits Perquimans County

On August 10, 2023, Governor Roy Cooper visited Perquimans County to emphasize the importance of child care funding. Mayor Earnell Brown, Mayor ProTem Ashley Hodges and Councilwoman Sandra Anderson were on hand to greet him.

New Website Launched

Welcome to our new website.  Many months of work has gone into designing, creating and organizing this website.  We hope that you will agree that we have reached our goal of making it more user friendly,  supplying more useful information and making it more pleasing to the eye.  And as only time will tell—ultimately keeping it current.  We welcome your feedback which you can submit by going to the “contact us” link at the bottom right on the home page.

Open Door Food Pantry Jail-a-thon

Mayor Pro Tem Ashley Hodges took his turn at being locked up on Friday, May 26, 2023 and solicited bail money from his friends and family to help raise funds to support the Perquimans Open Door Food Pantry Building Fund and to fight food insecurity.  It was all good fun and for a very worthy cause.

Strolling Friday Night/Shopping Saturday Morning

The weather may be uncertain about what it wants to do, but we are sure that it is time to start strolling (Friday, June 9th 5:30 – 7:30pm) and shopping (Saturday Morning Live, June 10th 9am -1pm).