Deer crashes through school window, then escapes

A deer made both a quick entrance and exit from an Elizabeth City school Monday afternoon, crashing through a glass window and then escaping into a nearby neighborhood.

  • Pentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. and partner nations began launching airstrikes against Islamic State group targets in Syria for the first time Monday night, expanding a military campaign against the militants with a mix of fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk cruise missiles fired from ships in the region.

  • Tanglewood shopping center now in hands of Thrift subsidiary

    The proposed Tanglewood Pavilion shopping center is now in the hands of Tanglewood Parkway Elizabeth City, a new subsidiary created by the project’s developer, Thompson Thrift.

  • eBooks now checked out online

    Area readers can now check out 1,200 new books without making a single trip to the library.

  • Lawyer to lose law license for 5 years

    A former local attorney will be suspended from practicing law in the state for at least five years after the N.C. State Bar accused him of electronically sending obscene pictures of himself to clients.

  • County to mull cuts to library

    Pasquotank County officials want the W.C. Witherspoon Library to develop a range of cost-cutting options that could include trimming the hours the library is open.

New Leaders: Dunk now ECSU men’s hoops coach

In a predictable decision, Elizabeth City State made a familiar move for a new men’s basketball coach.

  • Lee Owen: PBA Tour schedule complete for 2015

    With the sport of bowling on the ropes and about to hit the mat, there seems to be new life being breathed into the Professional Bowlers Association.

  • Vintage Victory: A moth boat championship for the old guys

    Paying homage to the history of the moth boat, the Classic Moth Boat Association decided the national champion for its 25th annual regatta would come not from the overall fastest boat, but from its vintage class.

  • Knights toppled by Hunt ground game

    WILSON — Wilson Hunt’s offensive line, which head coach Stevie Hinnant said simply didn’t show up ready to play against Northeastern, made up for it big time in a 54-14 shellacking of Currituck as the Warriors amassed 473 yards rushing on 53 attempts with seven rushing touchdowns.

  • Bruins ‘bit’ by mistakes, Vikings

    PLYMOUTH — Giving up an average of 38 points-per-game and facing a Plymouth team ranked in the top 10 in 1A, Camden coach Chris McGee knew that his best defense would likely to be his offense.

  • Aces overcome slow start in rout

    EDENTON — After a withering total effort wiped out a slow start en route to a 48-12 thumping of Northside Friday night, the Edenton football team believes it is primed to add to its string of three straight Northeastern Coastal Conference championships.

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.

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