Security breached; intruder gets into White House

WASHINGTON — The Secret Service is coming under renewed scrutiny after a man scaled the White House fence and made it all the way through the front door before he was apprehended.

  • Dentist has license suspended after patient death

    RALEIGH — A Williamston dentist has had his license suspended after the death of a patient from an apparent overdose of a sedative.

  • Work completed on ‘S-Curves’ on NC Highway 12

    RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation has completed work on a project which replaced sand on a stretch of N.C. Highway 12.

  • NC electric cooperatives warn customer of scam

    RALEIGH — Officials with North Carolina’s electric cooperatives are warning consumers that there’s a scam making the rounds that threatens their finances and personal information.

  • Attorney: Lawyers lose if DA loses

    A local defense attorney recently asked more than a dozen of his colleagues in the defense bar to donate to District Attorney Andrew Womble’s election campaign, calling their contributions “a necessary investment in the future of their practices” and advising them they “have as much to lose, maybe more,” if Womble doesn’t win in November.

  • ECSU tackles assault issues

    Why do people stay with abusive partners? When is consensual sex impossible? Who will help me if I’ve been abused or sexually assaulted?

ECSU ready to start new streak

There’s always a host of activities surrounding the annual Down East Viking Football Classic that can overshadow the game itself. The golf tournament. Band competitions. Parties. Cookouts.

Hungry for fair food? Come with an appetite

Deep fried Oreos. Deep fried Snickers. Polish sausage. Funnel cakes. Cotton candy. It’s all rich, fattening, delicious food.

  • Albemarle Neighbor: Gallery manager brings the arts to Arts of the Albemarle

    Discovering new talent for the last five years, Barbara Putnam has been locating new artists and craftsmen to exhibit their work at the Arts of the Albemarle.“Elizabeth City is becoming known as an arts destination,” said Putnam, gallery manager at the AOA.Putnam said more than 200 regional artists have displayed their work at the AOA. In addition, many artists who live outside of the region have also exhibited their work with the non-profit organization.

  • It’s fair time!

    EDENTON — The Chowan County Regional Fair will have an all-new midway when it opens Tuesday, complete with more rides and attractions courtesy of Big Rock Amusements.

  • Shirell Rhoades: ‘The Drop’ movie drops a crime drama on you

    My son lives in Brooklyn and sometimes we go drinking in neighborhood bars.

  • Country star Joe Diffie headlines Saturday at Morgan's Corner

    The roar of the engine, the sounds of wheels grinding and the anticipation of an all-out day and night of high-octane fun can only mean one thing: It’s time for Morgan's Corner Truck and Tractor Pull’s Pulla Pull-ooza featuring country music star Joe Diffie.

  • Life on the farm to be celebrated in Currituck, Saturday

    CURRITUCK — Calling the hogs home, and shucking the corn are a part of farm heritage and Currituck is asking folks to be a part a festival that celebrates those bygone days.

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