900 people attend Heritage Day

POWELLS POINT — No other pumpkin in Currituck has won the prize for being bigger — yet.

  • 1 killed, 2 seriously hurt in Fayetteville crash

    FAYETTEVILLE — One person was killed and two others were seriously injured in a crash at a Fayetteville intersection.

  • Two EC-Pasquotank schools on low-participation list

    While both high schools in the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools exceeded growth — an academic measurement by data recently released by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction — both were stigmatized this year on a state list labeling them “consistently low-participating schools.

  • Schools meet, exceed learning growth

       More than half the total public schools in the five-county Albemarle area met or exceeded their expected academic growth, according to the state Department of Public Instruction.

  • Experts warn suicides are on the rise

    Keith Hamm says while many people believe suicides among North Carolina’s youths and young adults occur in big cities such as Raleigh, they also occur in the Tar Heel State’s rural regions, including the Albemarle.

  • Police hiring 'chill' weighted

    Elizabeth City officials are weighing a hiring chill for the Elizabeth City Police Department — whether to hold off hiring more officers to maintain hours for the police already serving.

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.

  • Prep Football Roundup: Eagles defense shines again

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Eagles scored 45 unanswered points to hand the Presidents their 37th straight loss on Friday.

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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