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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
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King celebrations to feature breakfast, march, speeches

January 16, 2019

A newly sworn-in state representative from Durham and graduate of Elizabeth City State University will be the keynote speaker for this year’s ECSU Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration.

State Rep. Zack Hawkins, D-Durham, will be the speaker at an event held at Museum of the Albemarle on…


Remembering Roamer: Popular Corolla stallion euthanized

January 16, 2019

COROLLA — A popular Corolla wild horse named for his sense of adventure has died.

Roamer, a 15-year-old stallion, died in mid-December, the Corolla Wild Horse Fund announced Monday via Facebook.

“Roamer was showing signs of colic and we immediately called our vet,” the Facebook…


State auditor slams Edenton's fiscal management

January 16, 2019

RALEIGH — State Auditor Beth Wood is renewing her call to punish municipal officials who can’t keep their books straight, and the town of Edenton apparently is exhibit A of what she’s talking about.

“If you want to be an incorporated town, then you’ve got to take…


Currituck seizes 21 dogs living in poor conditions

January 15, 2019

CURRITUCK — Cur­rituck County’s an­i­mal con­trol of­fi­cers seized more than 20 dogs liv­ing in poor con­di­tions from their own­ers on Sun­day.

Gina Mau­rer, di­rec­tor of an­i­mal ser­vices and con­trol for…