Feature Photo: Building a Pier

Staff Photo by Thomas J. TurneyAlbemarle Waterfront Solutions employees Deltron Jennette (left) and Jabari Harper work on the new fishing pier at Fish Courts Park at the corner of Southern Avenue and Dawson Street, Thursday.

  • United Way campaign kicks off

    The Albemarle Area United Way on Thursday kicked off its annual capital campaign that raises funds to help area nonprofits do everything from feed the hungry and assist disaster victims to provide after-school learning opportunities for children.

  • Flounder catch limits slowed

    State leaders have slowed a move to fast-track possible limits on flounder catches in local waters that commercial fishermen say will devastate their businesses.

  • Gill net rules may be lifted by the state

    The state may soon lift rules to protect sea turtles that have prevented local fishermen from catching flounder and catfish.

  • Sales tax bill still alive despite House vote

    A Senate-inspired sales tax-redistribution bill that would cost Currituck County hundreds of thousands of dollars and Dare millions of dollars in annual sales tax revenue is still alive, despite a 111-2 House vote last week against the legislation.

  • Law enforcement cite nearly 100 at border checkpoint

    CAMDEN — Law enforcement officials handed out nearly 100 citations Thursday during the annual “Hands Across the Border” checkpoint on U.S. Highway 17 at the Virginia state line.

An NENC 3-Pack: Area rivalries highlight Week 2 slate

Camden football has every reason to be confident after its Week 1 performance against Pasquotank.

EC native brings new twist: One Up Two Down features Small on double bass

That old time music: The stuff that comes from a long tradition of Scottish fiddle playing, Appalachian culture and the social life of hard scrabble men and women is at the center of what the trio One Up Two Down says is their passion. 

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