Currituck Dems tap unaffiliated Bell to run for vacant seat

CURRITUCK — Unaffiliated voter Horace W. Bell III has been nominated by the Currituck County Democratic Party as its candidate for the vacant District 4 seat on the Currituck Board of Commissioners.

  • City seeks $117K to improve shipyard property

    Elizabeth City is getting closer to winning another state grant to improve the Elizabeth City shipyard property.

  • Thirteenth school board candidate applied

    A 13th candidate has emerged for the open seat on the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Board of Education.

  • Feature Photo: Rabies Clinic Held

    Sue Hayhurst (left) and Kim Parrish of the SPCA of Northeastern NC assist a group of dog owners who said their pets had never had a rabies shot during a rabies clinic at the SPCA's shelter facility at 102 Enterprise Drive, Elizabeth City, Saturday.

  • Decision 2014: Beaumont tapped for Currituck vacancy

    CURRITUCK — As expected, Currituck’s six Republican county commissioners appointed fellow Republican Paul Beaumont on Monday to serve until a successor is elected this fall to replace Kevin McCord, who resigned from the board last month.

  • Deputy elections director hired

    The Pasquotank County Board of Elections has hired a counselor at the Albemarle Family YMCA to be the county’s deputy elections director.

Prep Football Notebook: Focus shifts to coaching clinic

GREENSBORO — The second of two ‘dead weeks’ for North Carolina high school athletics is this week, but unlike the one earlier in the month, this week’s a little more lively.

  • Fishers of Men: Buchanans take home points championship

    HERTFORD — With a points title up for grabs Saturday, five different teams were within range during the final team series event of 2014 for the North Carolina East Division of the Fishers of Men National Tournament Trail.

  • Lee Owen: Country’s best youth roll off in New York

    With tournament season in full swing, the youth bowlers also got in on the action this week in Buffalo, New York.

  • Area athletes realize East-West honor

    GREENSBORO — Bronson Watts, Aaron Carver and Dakwon Foreman have all finished their high school athletic careers, received diplomas and are planning to play at the next level.

  • Northeast Dragway unites to remember fallen dragster

    WINFALL — On Saturday night drag racers from New York to the Carolinas came to the drag strip to honor one of their fallen racers during the second annual Sonny McCoy Memorial Grudge Fest.

  • Men of Summer: Adult league for love of game

    A screaming hopper is no match for Dustin Pedroia. The Boston Red Sox infielder, a three-time Gold Glove winner, can turn those shots into put outs with ease.

Program integrates art with regional science, history

Trekking from Port Discover to Dog Corner Park on the morning of July 9, two youngsters discussed why it might be important to measure a body of water’s cloudiness.

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