Heart attack survivors: Quick action saved their lives

Clyde Wood and Bill Joyner are living proof that it doesn’t always take a team of EMS paramedics to help save the life of someone who’s suffering a potentially fatal heart attack.

  • Police investigate $7,000 theft

    Someone stole $7,000 cash from a 52-year-old woman’s purse while she was at the N.C. Potato Festival on Sunday, May 17, according to an Elizabeth City Police Department incident report.

  • To the Beach! OBX kicks off summer vacation

    CURRITUCK — Summer vacation begins on Memorial Day at the Currituck Outer Banks, and the season appears to be off to a good start.

  • Vote for Volunteer of the Year

    Volunteers step up when there’s no one else to get the job done. Just ask the many local charities and nonprofits.

  • Groups look to counter Westboro

    Elizabeth City residents are weighing responses to the Westboro Baptist Church group that plans to picket churches in the city later this month.

  • Municipal business tax prospects appear dim

    A repealed municipal business tax still isn’t coming back, according to local lawmakers, but efforts continue to allow cities to impose quarter-cent sales taxes instead.

This Close: Magic missing for Lady Pirates in 4th round loss

HERTFORD — Once again, freshman pitcher Kaitlyn Christian was posting zeroes, but her North Duplin counterpart, sophomore Rylee Pate, was doing the same.

From River City to Nepal: Murphy performing aid relief

Even after her first year as a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Erin Murphy was making inroads toward international work.

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