Red Cross honors firefighters, emergency officials

In an era when everyone from the president and members of Congress to lawyers and members of the press is held in low esteem, the American public still has trust in firefighters.

  • Decision 2014: Longer hours for early voting

    Area voters intending to vote early before the May 6 primary election can expect fewer days of one-stop voting but longer hours to cast their ballot.

  • From AP: Medal of Honor nominee recounts deadly attack

    CHARLOTTE — For U.S. Army Sergeant Kyle White, the firefight began without warning.

  • EMS needs $600K to avoid layoffs

    Without about $600,000 in funding from Pasquotank and Camden counties, it will cost “people and ambulances” to close the budget deficit for Pasquotank-Camden Emergency Medical Services, EMS Director Jerry Newell said Wednesday.

  • Pasquotank, contractor settle lawsuit over wells

    Pasquotank County has settled its lawsuit with a contractor suing for unpaid work on the county’s reverse osmosis water plant.

  • Child critical after nearly drowning

    A toddler remained in critical condition at a Virginia hospital Wednesday, a day after nearly drowning in a pool in Pasquotank County, the county sheriff said.

Pitchers Delight: Hurlers center stage in championship

CAMDEN — Raise your hand if you thought ace pitcher and East Carolina commit Evan Voliva would strike out 20 batters and Currituck would still be on the short end of the score. No hands?

  • Tournament Notebook: ‘Forgetful’ day turns to memorable night

    CAMDEN — After an extra-innings win against Camden Monday evening on the first day of the Albemarle Easter Tournament, Currituck coach Justin Hill joked that he could hardly remember what happened in the first game his team played that day.

  • Pirates baseball fends off Tar Heels

    GREENVILLE — For the second time this month, East Carolina beat an Atlantic Coast Conference team in baseball and set a new season high for fans at Clark-LeClair Stadium.

  • NGA pro golf tour gets local title sponsor

    HERTFORD — An Elizabeth City car dealership has signed on as the title sponsor for the NGA pro tour’s tournament at The Sound Links at Albemarle Plantation.

  • ALL THE INNINGS: Pirates walk their way to title in extras

    CAMDEN — In a display of outstanding pitching from both teams, Perquimans scored the lone run of the game on a bases-loaded walk in the 11th inning to defeat Currituck and win the Albemarle Easter Tournament.

  • EASTER EXTRAS: First round blowouts on Monday

    CAMDEN — With a condensed Albemarle Easter Tournament schedule thanks to rain on Saturday, Perquimans coach Justin Roberson was looking to maximize the effort of his pitchers while minimizing their output.

Rhoades Review: ‘Dom Hemingway’ is a winning film about a loser

‘Dom Hemingway’ is a winning film about a loser The name Hemingway conjures up the image of a larger-than-life, hairy-chested he-man who writes books filled with sparse prose.

  • Albemarle Chorale to perform spring shows

    The Albemarle Chorale, a continuing education class of College of The Albemarle, will present two spring concerts entitled “The Mass: From Cathedral to Concert Hall.” The first will be held April 27 at Edenton United Methodist Church and the second will be at First United Methodist Church in Elizabeth City on May 4.

  • ‘8-Track’ celebrates the music of the ’70s

    You may still have an 8-track tape in a forgotten box in your attic under your tie dyed shirt and plaid bell bottom pants. You don’t need to dust off the relic.

  • Spend an evening with jazz great Sean Jones

    Jazz trumpeter Sean Jones’s original compositions are, he says, informed by the life he leads.

  • Currituck High’s Honor Court raises integrity awareness

    CURRITUCK — The number of Honor Court cases at Currituck County High School decreased from 17 last school year to just one so far this school year, so Honor Court members decided to focus on raising awareness of what integrity means.

  • Port Discover: Eco-friendly homes could answer your future housing needs

    If you were going to build a new home for your family with money not being a factor, would it be an extreme home?

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