Glenn to lead Albemarle School

Rocking chairs and recliners may be for some retirees, but not for Holly Glenn.

  • Currituck seeks new tool to connect subdivisions

    CURRITUCK — Currituck is seeking to ensure that more neighborhood streets connect to one another — instead of becoming dead-ends to nowhere.

  • Moyock Middle student wins statewide video contest

    MOYOCK — A smartphone video shot and edited by a Moyock Middle School sixth-grader has won top honors in a statewide video contest about the dangers of prescription drug abuse.

  • Finance panel gives OK to compensation study

    Elizabeth City officials are moving forward with a compensation study to make sure city employees get competitive pay and benefits, saying they’re cautiously optimistic they can avoid salary controversies like the one that arose for Pasquotank County officials last month.

  • Feature Photo: Walton Sworn In

    Staff Photo by Thomas J. TurneyElizabeth City City Councilman Johnnie Walton takes his oath of office from District Court Judge Edgar Barnes Thursday morning at the Pasquotank County Courthouse.

  • More NC House budget changes made before floor vote

    RALEIGH — The North Carolina House debated its proposed state budget well into Thursday night, a plan tweaked earlier in the day by Republicans to dial back motor vehicle fee increases and new money to lure movie and TV productions to the state.

Extra Excitement: Lady Pirates get Green light to 4th round

Today North Duplin at Perquimans, 6 p.m.

Mariners’ Wharf Film Fest features Hollywood gold June through July

It began back in 2009, and each summer since the Mariners’ Wharf Film Festival has been drawing crowds each Tuesday night from June through July.

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  • Douthat: Despite anti-poverty efforts, churches failing the poor

    Last week two prominent Americans — an eminent social scientist and the president of the United States — decided to answer the question: How have America’s churches failed the poor?

  • York: Iraq War history ensnares both Clinton and Bush

     In January 2007, shortly after entering the race for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination, Hillary Clinton traveled to Iowa, where one of the first questions she faced was about her vote to authorize the war in Iraq.

  • Fitzsimon: The telling attacks on the inadequate House budget

    Listening to the folks on the Right railing against the House budget proposal this week you’d think that the spending plan was an updated state version of the New Deal, chocked full of new initiatives and public investments to provide more opportunities for people to fulfill their potential and take care of their families and to repair and strengthen North Carolina’s badly tattered safety net.

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  • Gannon: Audit of DHHS raises troubling nepotism questions

    RALEIGH — It’s fairly rare that news out of state government surprises the seasoned and cynical reporters that cover the statehouse.