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Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Voters begin casting ballots for May 8 primary

April 19, 2018

Voters started casting ballots for the May 8 primary on Thursday, as they begin to select the Democratic and Republican standard-bearers in the general election this fall.

The top races on regional ballots are contested only on the Republican side, where 3rd Congressional District Rep. Walter Jones,…


ECSU honors memory of grad killed in accident

April 19, 2018

A crowd of about 150 that included Elizabeth City State University students and community members lit candles and released balloons Wednesday evening in memory of Victoria Jalissa Bradsher-Daniel, a 2012 ECSU graduate who was killed in a pedestrian accident near the university campus on Saturday.…


Early voting for May 8 primary begins

April 19, 2018

Voters across the state begin early voting today for the May 8 Democratic and Republican primaries.

In Pasquotank, the Democratic primary ballot includes four candidates vying for their party’s nomination for sheriff: Eddie Graham, Brent McKecuen, Tobie McPherson and Todd Wagner. The…


With mentoring, EC group hopes to fill leadership void

April 19, 2018

A core group of local men is working to establish 100 Black Men of Northeastern North Carolina to address what some are calling a leadership vacuum in the area.

“We have a void of effective leadership,” said Bishop Ernest Sutton during a meeting last weekend at Faithway Apostolic Church…