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Norton presented Long Leaf Pine award

Elizabeth City officials honored retired Senior Center director Sue Norton Wednesday, presenting her an Order of the Long Leaf Pine” award for 32 years of brightening seniors’ lives.

  • 3 from EC arrested in Dare on drug charges

    Three Elizabeth City residents were arrested on drug charges Tuesday after a traffic stop during a Dare County Narcotics Task Force investigation into the possible sale of cocaine in the Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head areas.

  • Cleanup underway after fire at Currituck animal shelter

    CURRITUCK – Cleanup of Currituck County’s Animal Shelter is underway after a fire on Monday that forced the evacuation of dozens of cats and dogs.

  • Man bitten by shark on NC Outer Banks is 7th this summer

    OCRACOKE— A shark bit a 68-year-old man several times Wednesday in waist-deep water off North Carolina's Outer Banks, officials said, the seventh attack in the state's coastal waters in less than three weeks.

  • Shoppers line up at new grocery hoping to Save-A-Lot

    Elizabeth City’s Save-A-Lot opened its doors Wednesday, immediately drawing shoppers eager to see the limited selection grocery store live up to its name.

  • Ex-teacher charged with having sex with student

    CURRITUCK — A former teacher has been charged with taking indecent liberties with a student while she was employed at Currituck County High School.

Barlow replaces retired Cofield

Michael Barlow will have no shortage of experienced athletic directors to get advice from as he begins his tenure as athletic director at Pasquotank, taking over for the retired Janie Cofield.“It’s pretty exciting for me and, I guess, for the school too,” said Barlow, who officially was named to the post last week. “Anytime that there’s (a change) in direction, there’s always huge expectations, for the short and long-term, so I’m going to hit the ground running as far as that. “Expectations are high, and overall, I hope to continue building there just like I did during basketball season, so I’m looking forward to having a good start here.” Barlow, who became the school’s boys basketball coach last year, will stay in that role but give up his duties as assistant coach to Hunter Lowe and the baseball team as well as that sport’s JV head coach.

Class of 1965 celebrates 50 years

In 50 years, a lot of life is lived and there are many stories to tell.

Today’s editorial cartoon

  • Letter: Church should be safest place to be

    Church should be safest place to beIf you can’t be black in a church in America, then where can you be black?ANN BECHIOMElizabeth City

  • Letter: Photo wasn’t funny, disrespected animals

    As I glanced through the What’s Up in the Albemarle section of your Friday, June 19 edition, I could not believe my eyes.

  • Letter: Moving monument would dishonor soldiers

    I am so sorry that a white man with a mental problem went into a church and took the lives of God’s people.

  • Robinson: Hoping that positive change will come from SC tragedy

    CHARLESTON, S.C. — It is impossible to know whether the Charleston tragedy will someday be seen as a turning point in the nation’s long, difficult struggle with race.

  • York: On Clinton emails, someone is not being forthright

    Last March, when Hillary Clinton made her first public comments on the secret email system she maintained while secretary of state, she took care to say she had turned over everything to the State Department. “I ... provided all my emails that could possibly be work-related,” Clinton told reporters. “I believe I have met all of my responsibilities and ... the State Department will be able, over time, to release all of the records that were provided.”The message was clear.