Memorial Day: Vietnam War dead remembered

Hundreds of area residents will attend Memorial Day observances today to remember and honor the 1.3 million U.S. men and women who’ve paid the ultimate sacrifice fighting in the service of their country.

  • EC becomes Coast Guard City Friday

    Later this week, Elizabeth City will officially become only the 17th city in the Unites States — and the second in North Carolina — to hold the title “Coast Guard City.”

  • Camden eyes water rate hike

    CAMDEN — County water bills for Camden customers may go up next year if a new budget proposal moves forward.

  • Charter school receives more than 240 applicants

    Elizabeth City’s first charter school has had more than double the number of students apply as can attend the school when it opens in August, according to its board of directors’ chairman.

  • 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.

  • 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.

The Arrival: Players, coaches make trip to Edenton

EDENTON — When players and coaches first arrive to Hicks Field for another summer of Edenton Steamers baseball, they walk through the front gate with little fanfare.

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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