Coasties cut Loose: 2,500 attend Coast Guard Day

Plenty of food, pleasant temperatures and a big turnout highlighted Thursday’s annual Coast Guard Day celebration at Base Elizabeth City.

  • Budget: Study ‘restoring’ ECSU

    While a provision withdrawn from an early budget plan would have studied closing Elizabeth City State University, the final version of the budget speeding toward passage this week calls for a study on how to “restore” the university.

  • 2 weeks later, Currituck officials release fire info

    CURRITUCK — More than two weeks after a fire all but destroyed a mobile home in the Wedgewood Lakes area of Currituck County, details about the blaze are only now starting to trickle out from county and fire officials.

  • Jackson sex abuse case continued until September

    HERTFORD — The child sex abuse case against six Perquimans County men and their parents has been continued until September to give prosecutors an opportunity to interview the victim.

  • WWII vets recall war in the Pacific

    At age 100, John Russell Armstrong says his eyesight and hearing are now limited, and his physical strength obviously isn’t what it was.

  • White not seeking re-election to Camden school board

    CAMDEN — Five candidates will vie this November for three seats on the Camden County Board of Education, but one of them won’t be longtime school board member Wayne White.

NHS, ECSU pitcher now hurling for Steamers

EDENTON — When Robert Krehel got the call less than two weeks ago that the Edenton Steamers were interested in signing him, he had no hesitation in reporting, but did have trouble believing it.

Teapots on Parade exhibit will commemorate Tea Party

EDENTON — Involving the whole community in plans to celebrate the 240th anniversary of the Edenton Tea Party in October is the idea behind one of its key events — Teapots on Parade.

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