Most school hopefuls defend district

Most of the candidates for four open seats on the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Board of Education defended the local school district when asked about criticisms of student academic performance during a candidates forum Wednesday night.

  • 1,741 vote early across region

    More than 1,740 votes have already been cast across the region in next month’s mid-term election, as one-stop voting got underway on Thursday.

  • Hidden Acres developer finds support from home builders

    CURRITUCK — One resident feared the county is “ready to open the flood gates” to small lots in Moyock. Not everyone agreed, however.

  • State rests in Moore retrial

    EDENTON — The prosecution rested Thursday morning in the retrial of William Joseph Moore for the 2004 stabbing death of Pamela Joye Virzi outside her home in Edenton.

  • Police now probing student’s spin in bus

    Elizabeth City police are investigating an incident Tuesday in which a middle school student drove off with a parked school bus.

  • Many students hyped about homecoming

    While Elizabeth City State University’s homecoming is traditionally geared toward alumni returning to town, most current students seem pumped about the range of events that continue through Saturday’s big game against Chowan University and conclude on Sunday.

Lady Pirates eliminated in four sets

HERTFORD — The Princeton Bulldogs once again cut short Perquimans’ volleyball season, ekeing out a four-set win, 25-19, 14-25, 25-23, 33-31 in the third round of the 1A state playoffs.

Celebrate the artisan at 56th annual Craftsman's Fair

Overheard: “It’s incredible how much talent there is around here.”That might sum up the gathering that is this weekend’s 56th annual Craftsman’s Fair that happens this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Knobbs Creek Recreation Center in Elizabeth City.

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