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Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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Preparing for the worst: ECSU hosts 'active shooter' exercise

July 18, 2018

Police, paramedics and other first responders  honed their response skills to a mass shooting on Tuesday during an “active shooter” drill at Elizabeth City State University.

The simulation began just after 9 a.m., when a “gunman” with a semiautomatic rifle attacked…


Meteorologist: Ocean temps will play key role in storm intensity

July 18, 2018

CURRITUCK — Is the Albemarle vulnerable to a hurricane this year, and is there any way to predict how many major storms could potentially strike the region before hurricane season officially ends in November?

The answer to the second question is no, according to Bill Sammler, warning…


Marshall fund execs tour ECSU aviation offerings

July 17, 2018

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund will look at further uplifting Elizabeth City State University, where the president of the national nonprofit toured the campus's Aviation Science laboratories Monday.

ECSU officials gave TMCF President Harry Williams a hands-on tour of the campus's signature…


Biz hoping Wednesdays become time for 'Wailin' in Pailin'

July 16, 2018

Two local entrepreneurs are hoping locals start thinking of Wednesday evenings as a time for “Wailin’ in Pailin.”

Jim Nye, owner of Hoppin’ Johnz New South Cuisine, and Thomas Reese, co-owner of Ghost Harbor Brewing Co., held their first “Wailin’ Wednesday”…