Motorists warned of freezing roads

After several days of snow, sleet and ice, black ice is now the “number one concern” for Friday, Pasquotank-Camden Emergency Management Coordinator Christy Saunders said Thursday afternoon.

  • Alumni: Keep ECSU’s name

    Alumni of Elizabeth City State University continue to strongly oppose any change of ECSU’s name to include its affiliation with the University of North Carolina.

  • Council OKs DIG awards, despite Toyama concerns

    City Council handed out more than $24,000 in grants to fix up downtown properties Monday night, despite concerns one of the applicants planned maintenance and cosmetic work that would do little for the downtown economy.

  • Currituck GOP opposes new Welcome Center sign

    CURRITUCK — A new sign Currituck plans to put up at its welcome center in Moyock is a getting bad reviews from the county’s Republican Party.

  • All school districts will be closed Friday

    All five area school districts have announced they’ll remain closed Friday for a third straight day, citing continuing icy road conditions.

  • Police mum on church theft probe

    Elizabeth City police are investigating the disappearance of more than $10,000 worth of cellphones and computer tablets from a local church.

Today (may be) the day for playoffs

Sunny skies and warm(er) weather on Wednesday gave some officials and coaches a sliver of hope that a high school basketball state playoff game or two could be played, even as many systems closed their schools.

  • Albemarle basketball alumni top current roster

    Holding to tradition, the Albemarle School men’s and women’s alumni basketball teams defeated their varsity counterparts during its recent homecoming games last Friday.

  • Mike Sweeney: Tips on casting your line for fun in the snow

    This is the time of year when a lot of fisherman and women give up on even trying to fish.

  • ECSU men, women out of CIAA tourney

    CHARLOTTE — In a span of about 16 hours, both the Elizabeth City State men’s and women’s basketball teams were bounced from the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association tournament.

  • Snow No!: Basketball playoffs remain on hold

    Yet another bout of snowy weather has high school basketball coaches and players unsure of when or if the state playoffs will be played.

  • Lady Vikings advance in CIAA tourney

    CHARLOTTE — It was the usual dose of Jadda Jefferies and Breona Jones that the Elizabeth City State women’s basketball team have used to beat opponents on Tuesday.

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