Feature Pic: Thanksgiving’s Coming, Rain or Shine

Having finished their Thanksgiving shopping, Virginia Walton (right) and her niece Megan Weatherington, 12, walk back to their car, braced against the cold, wet and windy weather, in the parking lot at Walmart, Wednesday.

  • Officer shoots at men during Jacksonville chase

    JACKSONVILLE — Authorities say two men have been taken to the hospital after they tried to strike a police officer with their car during a chase.

  • Coinjock turkey shoot aims at targets, but not birds

    COINJOCK — Sam Snead of Coinjock angled his wheelchair toward the target 30 yards down range, shouldered the 12-gauge shotgun and took long, careful aim before dropping the barrel.“I can’t see nothing,” he said.

  • Many Camden tax values to decline

    CAMDEN — Camden property values are expected to decline next year for many homes, farms and businesses after the county’s once-every-eight-years property reappraisal is completed.

  • Officials: Next hospital chief ‘excellent’

    Two local officials who’ve worked closely with Sentara Albemarle Medical Center’s new president are describing her as an excellent choice to lead the Elizabeth City-based hospital.

  • Sentara exec: No surprises so far

    So far, no costly surprises have emerged since Sentara Healthcare took over Sentara Albemarle Medical Center, the health system’s chief financial officer said this week.

Deaf fan connects with Eagles

Herbert Lee White Jr. might not be able to convey his thoughts through speech, but his actions — and even his Ford Ranger — speak volumes to the Northeastern football team.

Christmas season kicks off Friday with lighting

While you’re recovering from your food coma, consider this: It is now officially the start of the holiday season and there’s a whole lot happening around the region.

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