Brain Power: Students compete in chess tourney

Chess players in Pasquotank County showed off their moves Saturday, competing in a tournament at Elizabeth City Middle School.

  • ‘Potentially historic’ storm headed for Northeast

    NEW YORK — A “potentially historic” storm could dump 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to Connecticut starting today, crippling a region that has largely been spared so far this winter, the National Weather Service said.

  • Currituck eyes new look at booze ban

    COROLLA — Currituck officials may revisit the county’s ban on alcohol at county-owned parks and facilities.

  • Downtown EC tourist kiosks on tap

    Downtown Elizabeth City could soon sport touch-screen kiosks to help locals and tourists alike find things to do.

  • Edenton ranked 3rd for best place in NC to retire

    EDENTON — A new online study conducted by a New York-based financial technology company ranks Edenton the third-best place to retire in North Carolina.

  • Perquimans cracks down on unpaid school meals

    HERTFORD — Perquimans school officials are cracking down on students who are financially able to pay for school lunches but chronically fail to do so.

'Pooling’ Away: Northeastern boys take NCC swim crown

Wendy Kobiela had to take a breather when explaining how her Northeastern boys swimming team won a conference championship.

  • Losing skid reaches seven for Vikings

    The latest string of losses began at the Vaughan Center, and that trend kept going at Elizabeth City State’s home on Saturday.

  • Knights of the Mat: Currituck earns NCC team wrestling title

    BARCO ­— With injuries decimating his Currituck wrestling team, coach Paul Bossi was unsure what to expect during Saturday’s Northeastern Coastal Conference championships.

  • High School Roundup: Lady Aces hand Currituck second NCC defeat

    EDENTON — A basket in the final seconds propelled the Edenton girls basketball team to a 43-41 win against Currituck on Friday in a key Northeastern Coastal Conference matchup.

  • A full slate

    If you’re into swimming, wrestling or basketball, you’ve got your pick of events today crisscrossing northeastern North Carolina.

  • Coach K goes for 1,000th career win

    DURHAM — Mike Krzyzewski is on the verge of yet another coaching milestone.

Centre Players perform in Atlanta (with Alana Houston video)

When Alana Houston walked on stage at the Junior Theatre Festival in Atlanta last week, no one knew what to expect.

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