Feature Photo: Stories From The Hen House

Children’s specialist Brenda Miller (right), wearing a chicken mask, reads a book about farm animals to children, who are also wearing farm animal masks, during story time at the public library in Barco, Wednesday.

  • Apartment developer to meet with Oxford Heights residents

    Oxford Heights residents still need convincing that a new apartment complex nearby won’t flood their neighborhood, Elizabeth City officials told the project’s developers Monday.

  • Last charges against Davenport dismissed

    The district attorney has dropped the remaining criminal charges against Jonathan Davenport, but stopped short Wednesday of saying the former the Elizabeth City car dealer is in the clear.

  • COA to partner with charter school

    Advocates for a proposed STEM charter school in Elizabeth City will be carrying a letter of support from College of The Albemarle when they appear before a state review panel on their charter school application next month.

  • Camden settles suit over unpaid taxes

    SOUTH MILLS — Camden has set up a payment plan for the owner of the Wharf’s Landing subdivision to clear $39,500 in overdue taxes and late fees in one year.

  • Chowan debates filling panel vacancies

    Chowan debates filling panel vacanciesChowan commissioners continue to debate how to fill vacancies on boards and commissions.

More Fight: Intensity missing early in ECSU loss

Sparse attendance in the first half coincided with the Elizabeth City State women’s basketball team’s lack of intensity on Wednesday.

N.C. female chefs lead the way to good food

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Back in the 1970s, when Nathalie Dupree and Shirley Corriher were cooking together in Atlanta, they wanted to avoid the kind of relationship in which competition slides into rancor.

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