Feature Photo: A Real Treat

Georgia Greggs of the Animal Lovers Assistant League (left) Waylan Meads, 8, (center) and Annabelle Lane, 7, feed treats to Jena, a Jack Russell wire terrier, during a humane education class put on by the league at College of The Albemarle's Regional Aviation & Technical Training Center in Currituck, Tuesday.

  • City to seek $20K grant for Freenotes Music Park

    The National Endowment for the Arts may chime in with funds for Elizabeth City Downtown Inc.’s Freenotes Music Park, provided city officials win a roughly $20,000 grant for the project.

  • 4 to be interviewed for vacancy

    The Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Board of Education will interview four applicants for a vacant board seat, two of whom are candidates for school board seats this fall.

  • Budget: 7 percent teacher pay hike

    RALEIGH — North Carolina House and Senate Republicans unveiled the details of a $21.25 billion budget Tuesday that gives an average 7 percent raise for teachers now among the lowest paid nationally and preserves teacher assistant positions but cuts Medicaid reimbursement for health care providers by 1 percent.

  • Safe, $10K in cash stolen in break-in

    The Pasquotank Sheriff is asking the public’s help finding suspects who recently broke into a home in the Queenswood subdivision and stole a safe, and along with it at least $10,000 in cash.

  • Cleveland, NC embezzlement suspect arrested in EC

    Elizabeth City police have arrested a Camden County woman wanted on charges of felony embezzlement in western North Carolina.

Juniors get taste of game at Invite

  A tournament centered on golfers ages 5 to 15 has become a family affair at The Pines.

  • ECSU’s Walker heads to Grambling

    Elizabeth City State men’s basketball coach Shawn Walker has agreed to take the same position at Grambling, according to a document obtained by The News Star, a newspaper in Monroe, Lousiana.

  • ElCiPaCa 8U Second

    ElCiPaCa 8U Second   SUBMITTED PHOTO   The ElCiPaCa Little League 8U All-Star team finished second in the Williamston Invitational Tournament on Sunday.

  • Sangha offers variety of disciplines

    Kenny Johnson may have started out as a wrestler 30 years ago, but as things like mixed martial arts, parkour, Brazilian jiu jitsu, Victus and yoga have evolved, so has he.

  • Northeast Dragway: Track memorial service honors Daugherty

    Northeast Dragway said goodbye to fellow drag racer Kevin Daugherty at a memorial service held in his honor at the track on Saturday.

  • Strong pitching carries Edenton

    Manny Arciniega allowed an early unearned run but nothing else in seven innings, and Edenton scored twice in both the third and seventh innings on its way to a 4-1 win over Wilmington on Friday.

Albemarle Profile: EC gets new Command Master Chief

Command Master Chief Alexandra Muhly’s first day of work at the base in Elizabeth City was July 14.

  • Natalie Grant performs Friday

    Natalie Grant, the biggest name in contemporary Christian music and emcee of the hot new Game Show Network program “It Takes A Church,” will be coming to the Elizabeth City Friday, and tickets are still available.

  • A Legacy of Service

    Sitting down with Yeoman First Class Linda Linders it’s easy to see why she is well thought of in and out of the Coast Guard community.

  • Judi Stuart: Looking for ancient species? You might find one here

    As an adult, he weighs about 800 pounds, is 13 feet long, and has 75 teeth. It’s the teeth that worry me.

  • Albemarle Neighbor: Bernie Blystone

    As one of the first physical therapists to practice in Elizabeth City, Bernie Blystone has helped thousands of patients in four decades.

  • Live theater companies announce 2014-15 season

    While the first show of the season is less than two months out, the area’s theatre companies are busy casting and subsequently rehearsing for the coming 2014-15 theatre season.

Today’s editorial cartoon

  • Letter: Questions about TDA columnist’s integrity unfair

    Questions about TDA columnist’s integrity unfairI have never written to a newspaper.

  • Letter: Isn’t choosing college for its quality what we want?

    Isn’t choosing college for its quality what we want?Enrollment in historically black colleges is down?

  • Letter: Hummer helps police travel rough roads

    Hummer helps police travel rough roadsA couple of days ago, I noticed an Elizabeth City police vehicle that was a Desert storm-type Hummer vehicle.

  • Patrick Gannon: Cynic’s 5 ways to end interminable legislative session

    RALEIGH – The curtains could come down on the General Assembly’s “short” session in the next week or two, about a month later than legislative leaders predicted before the 2014 session started.

  • Rich Lowry: Kerry overestimates US influence in Gaza conflict

    If an Israeli high-level official were caught on a hot mic candidly commenting on Secretary of State John Kerry’s ill-fated act of Israel–Hamas peacemaking, he might call it “a hell of a diplomatic foray.”Kerry was caught sarcastically describing the Israeli offensive into Gaza as “a hell of a pinpoint operation” during his round of Sunday-show interviews two weeks ago, before telling his aide over the phone, “We’ve got to get over there” and “It’s crazy to be sitting around.”Kerry’s belief in himself as the Indispensable Man is touchingly quaint.