Taking advantage of the opportunity: 9 use private school vouchers

JARVISBURG — Nine former students of the Currituck County Schools are attending Jarvisburg Christian Academy this fall thanks to a court ruling last month allowing for the payment of private school tuition with taxpayer dollars.

  • Special prosecutor expenses hit $37K

    The state’s hiring of a special prosecutor to pursue justice in three murder cases in which the district attorney had an ethical conflict has thus far cost taxpayers nearly $37,000, state records show.

  • Decision 2014: 17,000-plus vote early in 9 counties

    More than 17,000 voters have cast early ballots in the nine area counties that will decide races for state Senate, state House, district attorney, county commissioner, sheriff and school board.

  • Woodard, schools disagree about roof ‘savings’

    A Pasquotank County commissioner candidate claimed last week that local school officials may have trimmed roof-repair costs at Northeastern High School but didn’t return the savings to the county.

  • Wife of B&E suspect also facing charges

    CAMDEN — The wife of a Camden County man recently charged in 16 break-ins is now also facing charges in connection with the crimes.

  • Currituck nets grant to upgrade airport fuel pumps

    MAPLE – Currituck County has received a $35,700 federal grant to upgrade the fuel pumps at Currituck Regional Airport in Maple.

Area Soccer Kicked: Bruins downed by Leopards

CAMDEN — With the game winding down to the final 15 minutes and still down a goal, Camden coach Chuck Leslie pulled goalkeeper Tristen Newell and inserted him into the attack.

Albemarle Profile: Liz Reasoner of Food Bank of the Albemarle

Back in 1994 Liz Reasoner moved to Camden County with her husband Donnie, who had just retired from the U.S. Navy. Both came here from San Pedro, Calif.

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