Ready for Takeoff: Boom seen in ag drone use

WINFALL — For Justin Taylor, the sky really is the limit when it comes to use of unmanned aerial vehicles in agriculture.

  • Opponent: Bill OKs less safe, less transparent executions

    A bill aimed at ending North Carolina’s nine-year pause on carrying out the death penalty raises the specter of unsafer and less transparent executions, an opponent of the death penalty says.

  • Lawmakers split on death penalty bill

    North Carolina may soon begin executing death-row inmates again, including a man convicted of brutally stabbing to death a Camden County woman nearly three decades ago.

  • 3 Cook bills sit idle in panel

    More than three months after being introduced, three bills written by state Sen. Bill Cook — including one apparently aimed at protecting the region’s senior Superior Court judge from being disciplined by the N.C. State Bar — remain idle in a Senate committee.

  • Cartner: Changes focus on teaching, learning

    In his first month as Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools superintendent, Larry Cartner has already made a number of changes he believes will put more emphasis on teaching and learning.

  • Murder trial witness charged with kidnapping, assault

    A Hertford businessman who was a key prosecution witness in a recent murder trial in Pasquotank County is himself now facing felony charges, after police say he kidnapped and assaulted a woman.

The Midnight Hour: Knights begin work under lights

BARCO — Friday Night Lights turned into the early morning hours of Saturday with the sights and sounds of football spilling out of the Currituck High School auditorium onto a practice field on campus.

Lawrence named CG Volunteer of the Year

Coast Guard Petty Officer Casey Lawrence can be found here, there and just about anywhere. It is her nature after all, to be of service just about everywhere she goes.

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