Friday, January 20, 2017
Trump Inauguration-12

Promises, pomp and protests as Trump sworn in

January 20, 2017

WASHINGTON — Pledging to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a deeply divided nation and ushering in an unpredictable era in Washington.

80 percent or bust: Stefanik aims for higher goal in Currituck

January 20, 2017


BARCO - When Mark Stefanik became top administrator of Currituck County Schools, he said his biggest challenge would be guiding the district to higher achievement despite state funding cuts.

Now 15 months later, Currituck's school superintendent said he's still striving to make an already…

Economic boards oppose wind farm shutdown

January 19, 2017

Two economic development boards in Elizabeth City have adopted resolutions supporting the Amazon Wind Farm US East and opposing state legislative efforts to have the incoming Donald Trump administration shut down the nearly operational 104-turbine facility.

The board of the Elizabeth City-…

Key section of Road St. reopens

January 19, 2017

A key section of Road Street reopened in Elizabeth City on Thursday, but a contractor will soon start work on the Road-Grice Street intersection.

Public Works Director Paul Fredette said Thursday that RPC Contracting, of Kitty Hawk, has finished Contract 1 of two contracts for the midsection of…