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Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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Convicted sex offender shoots himself at motel as officers arrive with warrant

May 23, 2018 - 22 minutes ago

Elizabeth City police said a convicted sex offender shot himself at a local motel Tuesday evening minutes after officers tried to take him into custody for fleeing the custody of state probation officials.

Elijah Demetrius Humes, 23, shot himself at the Elizabeth City Days Inn shortly before 8 p.m.,…


Pasquotank imposes 2-month solar halt in response to developer interest in 'Desert' site

May 23, 2018

Pasquotank County commissioners agreed Monday to impose a two-month moratorium on solar farms in response to a solar developer's apparent interest in building a massive solar farm in the county's “Desert” area.


Police seal off EC Days Inn after apparent shooting incident

May 22, 2018

Police responded to an apparent shooting incident at the Elizabeth City Days Inn on Tuesday evening.

Central Communications broadcast an alert to emergency medical personnel at 7:58 p.m. that there was a report of a juvenile male who had shot himself in the chest at the motel.

The alert advised…


Meads congratulates Jones following sheriff's recount

May 22, 2018

CAMDEN — Kevin Jones is now officially the Republican Party nominee for Camden sheriff in the fall election.