Currituck Dems tap unaffiliated Bell to run for vacant seat

CURRITUCK — Unaffiliated voter Horace W. Bell III has been nominated by the Currituck County Democratic Party as its candidate for the vacant District 4 seat on the Currituck Board of Commissioners.

  • Historically black colleges face uncertain future

    For generations, historically black colleges and universities have played a key role in educating young African-Americans.

  • EC man charged in bomb threat

    KITTY HAWK — An Elizabeth City man is facing charges of making in a false bomb threat against the Kitty Hawk Walmart.

  • Two charged in robbery

    CAMDEN — Two Camden County residents have been charged with robbing a man at the Greyhound bus station in Elizabeth City last weekend.

  • Patrol: Motorist driving too fast in curve

    CAMDEN — A motorist whose vehicle overturned last week off a Camden highway and came to rest in a cornfield was driving too fast in a curve, the state Highway Patrol says.

  • Man wanted in Wis. for failing to pay child support

    An Elizabeth City man is in custody at Albemarle District Jail on charges of being a deadbeat dad in Wisconsin.

Prep Football Notebook: Focus shifts to coaching clinic

GREENSBORO — The second of two ‘dead weeks’ for North Carolina high school athletics is this week, but unlike the one earlier in the month, this week’s a little more lively.

  • Fishers of Men: Buchanans take home points championship

    HERTFORD — With a points title up for grabs Saturday, five different teams were within range during the final team series event of 2014 for the North Carolina East Division of the Fishers of Men National Tournament Trail.

  • Lee Owen: Country’s best youth roll off in New York

    With tournament season in full swing, the youth bowlers also got in on the action this week in Buffalo, New York.

  • Area athletes realize East-West honor

    GREENSBORO — Bronson Watts, Aaron Carver and Dakwon Foreman have all finished their high school athletic careers, received diplomas and are planning to play at the next level.

  • Northeast Dragway unites to remember fallen dragster

    WINFALL — On Saturday night drag racers from New York to the Carolinas came to the drag strip to honor one of their fallen racers during the second annual Sonny McCoy Memorial Grudge Fest.

  • Men of Summer: Adult league for love of game

    A screaming hopper is no match for Dustin Pedroia. The Boston Red Sox infielder, a three-time Gold Glove winner, can turn those shots into put outs with ease.

Program integrates art with regional science, history

Trekking from Port Discover to Dog Corner Park on the morning of July 9, two youngsters discussed why it might be important to measure a body of water’s cloudiness.

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