August 10, 2017

A Camden County woman is facing a weapons charge after federal officials say she had a loaded handgun in her carry-on bag at Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport.

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August 08, 2017

CAMDEN — Cam­den com­mis­sion­ers are ap­par­ently open to the idea of the county’s next man­ager be­ing some­one who’s never been a county man­ager be­fore.


August 08, 2017

The Dismal Swamp Canal, closed following extensive damage from Hurricane Matthew, will reopen to vessel traffic by the end of September, the U.S. Corps of Engineers said in a statement this week.


August 07, 2017

CAMDEN — Camden County Schools had one of the state's lowest rates of short-term suspensions and reported no long-term suspensions in the 2015-16 school year.

In the state-generated report for 2015-16 — the most recent year for which official data are available — Camden…


July 30, 2017

CAMDEN — Learning to drive won’t cost Camden County students any more next year than it did this year.

The Camden Board of Education voted recently to have the school district absorb a $5-per-student increase in the cost of driver education.

At its July 13 regular meeting the board…

July 26, 2017

CAMDEN — School officials say an uptick in reported drug and alcohol offenses at Camden County High School in 2015-16 was due largely to a crackdown on offenders. They say the number of reportable crimes has decreased during the past year as students adjust to the school’s aggressive…

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July 19, 2017

CAMDEN — A Dare County man on trial for fatally shooting his uncle two years ago was sentenced to a minimum prison term of 20 years Wednesday after pleading guilty to a charge of second-degree murder.

James Ball, 36, of Manteo, pleaded guilty to the reduced charge in the slaying death of Billy Ball,…

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July 19, 2017

CAMDEN — As the public weighs in on the search for the next superintendent of the Camden County Schools, their comments suggest a preference for hiring someone from outside the school district.

The Camden County Board of Education is searching for a superintendent to replace Melvin…

July 17, 2017

CAMDEN – Jury selection got underway today in the first-degree murder trial of a Dare County man accused in the fatal shooting of his uncle at his Camden home more than two years ago.

James Daniel Ball, 36, of Manteo, is being tried for murder in Camden Superior Court for the death of William…


July 17, 2017

CAMDEN — Camden County Schools’ next superintendent needs to be a skilled advocate for more resources.

That’s according to surveys completed by both the public and Camden County Schools staff on what trait is considered most important in a new Camden schools leader.

The surveys of…

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