Photo: Going Up

Connie Snowden goes up for a shot during a fundraising basketball game between the ministers of Northeastern North Carolina in the Vaughan Center at Elizabeth City State University, Friday.

  • NAACP chief wants ‘one more round’

    Declaring “all I want is one more round,” a defiant Rev. Dr.

  • Barber: Moore staffer tried to ‘set up’ his arrest

    The president of the North Carolina NAACP this week appeared to accuse House Speaker Tim Moore’s office of trying to “set up” his arrest during a recent protest in Raleigh.

  • Butterfield, ECSU hail changes to college loans

    The U.S. Department of Education is making it easier for college students and their parents to take out certain federal loans by holding less bad debt against their credit checks.

  • Board to review growth studies

    CURRITUCK — Currituck County’s newly remade Economic Advisory Board will review three major studies in the coming year aimed at boosting business growth.

  • School board formalizes chairman voting

    The Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Board of Education moved this week to formalize the voting powers of both its chairman and vice chairman.

Area’s best to be honored today at banquet

Before Antonio Moore was Northeastern, he was northeastern North Carolina. And to him, that’s where his true allegiance lies.

Teen poets have an outlet for creative writing

EDENTON — Teens with a love of poetry are invited to attend a day geared toward encouraging their creativity hosted by the Garden of Readin’ in downtown Edenton on Saturday, Feb. 7.

Today’s editorial cartoon

  • Letter: Build one Outer Banks bridge instead of three

    Build one Outer Banks bridge instead of threeThe American College Dictionary defines the word “stymied” as the occurrence of something that hinders, blocks or prevents progress.

  • Letter: The Gospels provoke truth, art reveals it

    The Gospels provoke truth, art reveals itThe Gospels may not be the truth, but it does include and/or refer to (or provoke) the truth.

  • Chris Fitzsimon: So much for the calmer, gentler NC General Assembly

    The conventional wisdom in Raleigh before state lawmakers came back to town this week was that this General Assembly session would be less contentious than the last two, that leaders of the Republican supermajorities in the House and Senate wanted to see how their “reforms” passed in the last four years were working before embarking on a new round of major initiatives.

  • Charles Krauthammer: For Israel, threat of Iranian nuclear weapon is real

    Amid the ritual expressions of regret and the pledges of “never again” on Tuesday’s 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, a bitter irony was noted: Anti-Semitism has returned to Europe.

  • Letter: Muslims surrender to same god Christians do

    Muslims surrender to same god Christians doMany Americans want to believe that Islam is essentially a terrorist religion and the Quran a manual of hatred and war.