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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.

  • Deer never actually made into school

    A deer that crashed through a glass door at Sheep-Harney Elementary School on Monday and then escaped never actually entered the building, a school district spokeswoman said.

  • 2 Perquimans High players suspended after charges come to light

    HERTFORD — Two Perquimans County High School football players — one of whom is wearing an electronic monitoring device — have been suspended from the team indefinitely after school officials learned they were on probation for criminal charges that included assault and battery.

  • 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.

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.

‘Inside the Godfather’

He was known as Mr. Dynamite, The Godfather of Soul, and perhaps if you were to ask he would tell you that yes, “I feel good!”James Brown was a powerhouse of soul and R&B and you would be hard pressed to find someone in the Western world who hasn’t heard of the man and the legend.“It was hard being James Brown,” says son and biographer Daryl Brown, who will be at Page After Page Friday to talk about his book, “Inside the Godfather.” “He had a certain way he had to look.

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