Cops begin body-camera training

Elizabeth City police officers have begun training to use body-worn cameras and will start wearing them while on duty sometime this spring, the city’s police chief said Wednesday.

  • Perquimans sheriff: Woman dies after attacked by own dog

    HERTFORD — A Perquimans County woman has died from injuries she suffered after being mauled by her own dog inside her home Wednesday afternoon, the county sheriff said.

  • Apartment vote may halt road fix

    Elizabeth City’s plans to smooth motorists’ bumpy ride over a quarter-mile of Road Street may have hit a roadblock Monday night with city council’s rejection of a new apartment complex project.

  • Donnelly, Hummer: Unanswered questions spurred no vote

    At least two councilors who voted to reject a new apartment complex Monday night said they did so because they had unanswered questions about the project.

  • Tillis to speak at MACU event Feb. 26

    U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., will be the speaker at Mid-Atlantic Christian University’s annual donor appreciation event later this month.

  • Developer: EC apartment project probably is dead

    The developer of a proposed apartment complex denied annexation by City Council on Monday said the 216-unit project is now unlikely to get off the ground.

No ordinary police officer: Pelchat patrols both land and water

Ryan Pelchat is no ordinary police officer. That’s because his job is to help patrol and protect Coast Guard Base Elizabeth City.

  • Knot fancywork tradition still alive on CG vessels

    Imagine being underway in a military vessel. Not seeing land in weeks, and probably not seeing it again for a few more. The maintenance is done.

  • Kristi Lagenbacher: ‘The Finest Hours’ retells greatest small boat rescue in CG history

    Over the years, the Coast Guard has been shown in small roles in numerous movies.

  • Retired master chief is new addition to Camden’s CG program

    Here’s what some Coast Guard and community leaders had to say about Dupree’s new assignment as Maritime Science Instructor with the Coast Guard Junior Leadership Program at Camden High School: “The life lessons he learned in the Coast Guard will make a smooth transition to his new position, and will allow him to be a powerful mentor for the students.” - Master Chief Troy Kalbach“We climbed different ladders to get where we are, and both perspectives are very valuable for these kids.” - Senior Maritime Science Instructor Algernon Keith“You reach a point, and I think we’re at that point now, where it’s tough to grow the program with only one instructor” - Camden High School principal Billie BerryMaster Chief Lyn Dupree doesn’t see his retirement from the Coast Guard as an ending.

  • CG Junior Leadership program one of only two alike

    The Coast Guard Junior Leadership Program at Camden County High Scholl is one of only two U.S. Coast Guard sponsored programs of its kind in the nation.

  • ALC safety manager on watch to prevent workplace hazards

    The Coast Guard’s Aviation Logistics Center has a new civilian safety and environmental health manager who comes to the Harbor of Hospitality after decades of working in southern California, mainly in civil service for the Navy.

Albemarle Volunteers: Retiree is Salvation Army’s top volunteer

Richard Cobb’s wife Pam has been on staff with the Salvation Army for 21 years as the agency’s bookkeeper.

Public records

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  • Police Blotter

    Currituck Sheriff

  • Crimewatch: Dec. 18-20

    Currituck Sheriff

  • Police Blotter: Dec. 9-15

    Pasquotank SheriffA report of larceny was turned in Dec. 15 in the 900 block of Wellfield Road. Responding officer: K.R. Andrews.

  • Crimewatch: Dec. 6-13

    Elizabeth City PoliceQuentin Teniel Daniel, 32, of the 80 block of Jeffries Cove, Rocky Mount, was arrested on Dec. 6 and charged with felony possession of cocaine, felony possession with intent to sell or deliver cocaine, and felony possession with intent to sell or deliver counterfeit controlled substance.

  • Police Blotter: Dec. 6-8

    Pasquotank SheriffA report of breaking and entering was turned in Dec. 6 in the 300 block of Old Okisko Road. Responding officer: J.A. Matthews.