Locally Grown: Schools: Buying local fruits, veggies can be challenging

Area school districts would like to serve students more fruits and vegetables that are grown locally, but there are challenges — most of which are regulatory — to getting the produce into school cafeterias, officials say.

  • Baker to undergo surgery for breast cancer

    City Councilwoman Jean Baker said Monday she hopes to soon undergo surgery for early-stage breast cancer, adding the disease has had little effect on her official duties in Elizabeth City so far.

  • Baker to undergo surgery for breast cancer

    City Councilwoman Jean Baker said Monday she hopes to soon undergo surgery for early-stage breast cancer, adding the disease has had little effect on her official duties in Elizabeth City so far.

  • Transport planners backing bond plan

    Gov. Pat McCrory’s $1.37 billion highway bond proposal has won regional support even though only one highway in the 10-county area is on the project list.

  • Cities to pay less for bond debt

    Elizabeth City, Hertford and Edenton will pay thousands of dollars a year less than expected in leftover debt costs as a result of Duke Energy Progress’ power plant purchase agreement with the N.C. Eastern Municipal Power Agency.

  • Camden to resume search for second JLP instructor

    CAMDENCamden to resume search for instructorCamden County Schools has resumed its search for a second Junior Leadership Program instructor after its first candidate pulled out of the job.

Almost Here: Workouts turn into official practice

Monday reopened workouts and contact between players and coaches after a week off, dubbed a dead period by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association.

Rhoades Review: Gyllenhaal delivers knockout punch with ‘Southpaw’

Prizefighters are modern-day gladiators who do battle for our public entertainment. It’s a tough and bloody sport. People own them.

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