Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Brady: He asked officers to kill him; they refused

October 23, 2019

MANTEO — Convicted murderer Mikel Brady told jurors during the penalty phase of his trial Tuesday that he asked officers who surrounded him following his failed prison escape attempt to kill him but that they refused.

“I needed to escape to freedom or die and have freedom,” Brady…

ECSU backs ECU aviation initiative

October 22, 2019

Aviation faculty from Elizabeth City State University are supporting development of an aviation industry skills institute through East Carolina University, saying the proposed program in Greenville won’t overlap with what ECSU offers in aviation science.

ECU officials announced Monday…

Dismal Swamp Park set for seventh annual Dismal Day

October 22, 2019

CAMDEN — Don’t let the event name fool you. Dismal Day has several fun activities planned for the family.

Dismal Swamp State Park will celebrate its 7th annual Dismal Day Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration for a 5K run begins at 8:30 a.m. and the run starts at 9 a.m.


54 vendors to exhibit at 61st Craftman's Fair

October 22, 2019

The jury is in for the 61st annual Albemarle Craftsman’s Fair.

The Albemarle Craftsman Guild has selected 54 vendors for the state’s second oldest fair, which begins Friday and runs through Sunday at Knobbs Creek Recreation Center at 200 E. Ward St., Elizabeth City. The fair is open…