Northeast braces for massive snowstorm

NEW YORK — A winter that has largely spared the Northeast thus far is about to arrive with gusto.

  • Brain Power: Students compete in chess tourney

    Chess players in Pasquotank County showed off their moves Saturday, competing in a tournament at Elizabeth City Middle School.

  • Business: Trust and respect EC Pawn and Gun’s biz model

    Elizabeth City Pawn and Gun owner Eric Rainwater says his business model is simple: trust and respect your customers.“Everybody who walks through the door, no matter who they are, is treated with dignity and trust,” says Rainwater.

  • Rebecca Cross: Your love of history can be as thick as a personalized brick

    Historic preservation is an important undertaking that seeks to preserve, conserve and protect buildings, objects, landscapes or other artifacts of historical significance, according to Wikipedia.

  • Districts brace for school letter grades

    Area school districts are preparing for the state’s release of first-ever letter grades for each school in North Carolina — letter grades school officials feel were unfairly compiled and that don’t accurately reflect students’ true level of learning.

  • Rep. Hunter busy getting settled in Raleigh

    Rep. Howard Hunter III, D-Hertford, is getting settled into his new office — in more ways than one — and he is “eager to get to work,” the freshman lawmaker said Wednesday.

Losing skid reaches seven for Vikings

The latest string of losses began at the Vaughan Center, and that trend kept going at Elizabeth City State’s home on Saturday.

  • Knights of the Mat: Currituck earns NCC team wrestling title

    BARCO ­— With injuries decimating his Currituck wrestling team, coach Paul Bossi was unsure what to expect during Saturday’s Northeastern Coastal Conference championships.

  • High School Roundup: Lady Aces hand Currituck second NCC defeat

    EDENTON — A basket in the final seconds propelled the Edenton girls basketball team to a 43-41 win against Currituck on Friday in a key Northeastern Coastal Conference matchup.

  • A full slate

    If you’re into swimming, wrestling or basketball, you’ve got your pick of events today crisscrossing northeastern North Carolina.

  • Coach K goes for 1,000th career win

    DURHAM — Mike Krzyzewski is on the verge of yet another coaching milestone.

  • NFL: No conclusion yet on Pats’ deflated footballs

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The NFL says it is still investigating how the New England Patriots used underinflated balls in their last game but has no conclusions yet and no timetable for resolving the cheating accusations with the Super Bowl nine days away.

Centre Players perform in Atlanta (with Alana Houston video)

When Alana Houston walked on stage at the Junior Theatre Festival in Atlanta last week, no one knew what to expect.

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