Feature Photos: Heavy Load

Randy Roberts drives his 71 Ford in the Economy 2W Drive competition during Pulla Pallooza at Morgans Corner, Saturday. See slideshow of the event at www.

  • Bicyclist critical after struck by truck

    A Pasquotank County man was in critical condition at a Virginia hospital Monday evening after his bicycle was struck by vehicle Friday on Northside Road, the N.C. Highway Patrol said.

  • Panel starts reviewing Common Core standards in NC

    RALEIGH — A commission today will begin reviewing the Common Core targets for math and the English language that North Carolina’s public school students must meet.

  • Sierra Club endorses Meiggs in race

    The Sierra Club last week endorsed Camden County Democrat Garry Meiggs in the race for state House District 1, declaring Meiggs would be a better environmental steward than his Republican opponent, Rep.

  • Officials hope to 'spark' downtown investment

    Local economic development officials and civic leaders, in an apparent effort to help boost commerce downtown, this week will unveil an incentive program that includes a $5,000 award for start-up capital and more than $3,500 worth of business services for locating in the central business district.

  • City seeks disaster cleanup bids beforehand

    Elizabeth City staff are reviewing six companies’ offers to help cleanup efforts for major disasters comparable to Hurricanes Sandy or Katrina.

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.

  • Pirates ground Redskins, lead Coastal 10

      HERTFORD — Perquimans football knows turnovers and penalties.

  • Late Hits: High working into form

    EDENTON — While things are not perfect for William High, as they were a year ago, they sure are a lot better than they were last month.

Hungry for fair food? Come with an appetite

Deep fried Oreos. Deep fried Snickers. Polish sausage. Funnel cakes. Cotton candy. It’s all rich, fattening, delicious food.

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