Animal Shelter on pace for June 1 opening

Construction continues on the new home of the Pasquotank Animal Shelter and the new $1 million facility is on pace to open June 1, the leader of the group that will operate it says.

  • Health plan changes affect thousands

    Thousands of teachers and other state employees across northeastern North Carolina would lose their current health insurance under suggested changes to the State Health Plan.

  • Cook has 5-1 cash edge over Futrell

    State Sen. Bill Cook, R-Beaufort, started 2016 with a nearly 5-to-1 cash advantage over his Democratic challenger, Brownie Futrell, who’s vying to oust the two-term lawmaker in November.

  • New law may leave homeowners with costs

    In Pasquotank County’s Harvest Pointe neighborhood, homeowners are worried that they’ve lost thousands of dollars on road maintenance that should have been covered by their subdivision’s developer.

  • Currituck hopeful clarifies remarks about Whalehead

    CURRITUCK — A Currituck County commissioner candidate has clarified statements he made at last week’s candidates forum on the Board of Commissioners’ decision to take over operations at the Whalehead Club in Corolla.

  • New grant program could pump $500K into downtown

    A new state grant program could pump up to $500,000 into downtown Elizabeth City, though it’s too early to say for what exactly.

Keep Pounding: E-Chowan Schools chief Jackson, family adopt motto of fav. team

Always Keep 
PoundingThere’s faith in pounding.

  • Chowan holds off ECSU women in basketball

    MURFREESBORO — The Elizabeth City State women’s basketball team could not rally from a 17-point third quarter deficit as Chowan defeated the Lady Vikings 63-61 on Saturday afternoon.

  • High School Roundup: Northeastern boys remain unbeaten in NCC

  • ECSU softball picked 10th in CIAA preseason

    CHARLOTTE — The Elizabeth City State softball team was picked to finish near the bottom of both its division and overall in the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association on Friday.

  • Greenville resident and BMX champ dies

    GREENVILLE — Dave Mirra, the most decorated BMX rider of all time and the man largely responsible for bringing the sport to Greenville, died of a self-inflicted gunshot on Thursday, according to a Greenville Police Department news release.

  • Area swimmers set for East Regional

    Camden, Currituck, Edenton, Northeastern and Pasquotank will compete at the 1A/2A Swimming East Regional today at the Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary.

Masquerade: Steps to creating a colorful Mardi Gras mask

With Mardi Gras approaching, many party-goers will be searching for fun costumes, beads and colorful masks to dress for the occasion.

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