Tourism biz report few cancellations after attacks

COROLLA — Vacationers to the Currituck Outer Banks may be more cautious than usual following a rash of shark attacks on other state beaches.

  • Former Scoutmaster gets 6 months in 1980s molestation case

    WINSTON-SALEM — A former Scoutmaster will spend six months in prison and have to register as a sex offender for decades after pleading guilty to molesting two boys in a Winston-Salem Boy Scout troop 30 years ago.

  • Man charged with killing fiancee 7 months after her death

    JACKSONVILLE — Onslow County deputies say they have charged a man with murder nearly seven months after his 58-year-old fiancee was found dead in their Jacksonville home.

  • 3 charged in connection with strangling man

    FAYETTEVILLE — Authorities say a 49-year-old Fayetteville man was beaten, tied up, and was left in a closet for as long as two days before he was strangled with a belt.

  • Coast Guard transports ailing infant in Ocracoke

    WILMINGTON — The Coast Guard transported an infant and mother Thursday from Okracoke to awaiting EMS in Hatteras.

  • Home insurance rates to fall

    Homeowners in the Albemarle may see their insurance bills go down this month as much as 12 percent, thanks to a ruling last year that coastal counties are overpaying for coverage.

Sounds of summer: Steamers wake up late, hold off Mustangs

  EDENTON — It was a night of oddities at Hicks Field on Wednesday.

  • Mike Sweeney: Checking bass patterns in early summer

    Well it’s early summer and that means the bass have settled into a movement pattern that can be pretty much predictable if you know what to look for and when to look for it.

  • Barlow replaces retired Cofield

    Michael Barlow will have no shortage of experienced athletic directors to get advice from as he begins his tenure as athletic director at Pasquotank, taking over for the retired Janie Cofield.

  • Raynor latest hoops signing for MACU

    Mid-Atlantic Christian welcomed another long wing player to its men’s basketball team earlier this week.

  • Steamers swept to complete first half

    PETERSBURG, Va. — Edenton coasted against nearly every Coastal Plain League in the first half of the season, all except its last-place division foe.

  • Owen: Local tournament brings out big crowd

    It has been a while since Albemarle Lanes has hosted a tournament, so when the Forty-Frame Game tournament was announced, a lot of people were interested.

July 4: A history of North Carolina and the Revolution

The women of Edenton had already made their intentions known.

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