Gearing up for Black Thursday: Retailers move up shopping deals

Forget Black Friday. Thanksgiving Day is now the day to get a jump on the holiday shopping season.

  • VA: More doctors will reduce vet wait times

    With patients’ wait times at the Hampton VA Medical Center and its two outpatient clinics still longer than the national average, hiring more doctors is the key to increasing access for veterans, the facility’s director says.

  • Schools chief Williams to retire

    Superintendent Linwood Williams has announced that he will be retiring next summer after six years at the helm of the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools.

  • Durant leaving ECSU for job at NCCU

    Elizabeth City State University’s vice chancellor for business and finance is leaving for a similar position at North Carolina Central University in Durham.

  • ECSU chancellor begins radio talk show

    WRVS-FM 89.9, Elizabeth City State University’s public radio station, is launching four new public affairs programs, including one starting today featuring new Chancellor Stacey Franklin Jones.

  • Officer will not face trial

    FERGUSON, Mo. — A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests.

Winning Effort: Vikings roll in crosstown matchup

With Elizabeth City State ahead by as many as 47 points in the second half, Mid-Atlantic Christian coach Neal Alligood wasn’t going to sulk or get on his players.

Thankful third-graders tell sound off on Thanksgving?

Each year we go into an area classroom, sit down with a camera and a notepad and ask the kids what are they thankful for this Thanksgiving.

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