Protesting raises to 3 county employees, 90 DSS workers walk off job

Contrasting major raises handed out to county administrators earlier this week with their own low pay, Pasquotank County social workers walked off their jobs Friday morning.

  • Commissioners back employee raises

    Pasquotank Board of Commissioners Chairman Joe Winslow said Friday he agrees with protesting department of social services workers who are outraged by the county’s awarding of raises to only three department heads.

  • Carter: COA athletics rewarding challenge

    Operating a competitive athletics program on a shoestring budget the past six years has been a challenge, College of The Albemarle’s longtime coordinator of physical education admits.

  • Transportation largest expense of COA athletics program

    Given the fact College of The Albemarle has no ballpark or athletic field, it’s probably not a surprise the largest expense of the college’s now-suspended athletics program was transportation.

  • Remaining Whalehead employees let go

    CURRITUCK — The nonprofit that ran Whalehead before Currituck County took control of the historic site earlier this month has now dismissed its remaining employees.

  • Body discovery probed as suspicious death

    SHILOH — The Camden Sheriff’s Office is investigating the discovery of a man’s body earlier this week as a suspicious death.

High School Roundup: Camden, Perquimans cruise into rivalry matchup

CAMDEN — The Camden baseball team went through its final tune-up Thursday before facing rival Perquimans.

  • Full of firsts: Eagles get initial title, Lady Knights sixth

    The common thread is balance.

  • Pasquotank’s Ambrose throws no-hitter

      HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP From staff reports The bucket of water that Pasquotank baseball players poured over the head of pitcher Spencer Ambrose was worth it, as he threw a no-hitter in an 8-0 shutout of Currituck on Wednesday.

  • Regional Netters: Currituck, Edenton, NHS players advance

    BARCO — Four Northeastern Coastal Conference schools will be represented at next weekend’s 2A East Regional as a result of conference tournament play on Monday and Tuesday at Currituck.

  • Seighs win year's first FOM Legacy event

    HERTFORD — The local Legacy Series of Fishers of Men, which pairs adult and youth for two-person teams, held its first tournament of the year last Saturday on the Perquimans River.

  • Barnstormers look forward to another shot

    For Terry Williams, playing as one of the Pasquotank Area All-Stars against the ACC Barnstorming Tour players on Monday was his first chance in months to test his fitness in a game atmosphere.

Homeward bound

On Monday, Bishop David Bane will return home.

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