January 16, 2017 - 8 minutes ago

What would the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. make of President-elect Donald Trump?

Area residents wrestled with that question on King Day, almost 50 years since King's murder and just days before Trump replaces President Barack Obama, the U.S.' first black president.

Ebony Wilson said that she…


January 16, 2017 - 47 minutes ago

CAMDEN — Beneath a steel-colored sky nearly 100 people brushed off the morning chill in Camden County Monday to honor the memory and dream of slain civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

Camden's 16th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Celebration kicked off with a short march…


January 16, 2017

How does America overcome the barriers that are preventing it from achieving Martin Luther King Jr.'s ideal of a unified and just society?

That was the topic of a panel discussion at the Sheep-Harney Elementary School auditorium Monday following the “Keep Hope Alive” March from…


January 16, 2017


January 16, 2017

Before Martin Luther King Jr. became the famous civil rights leader who is still celebrated today, he first was a pastor.

It was King’s status as a faith-based servant that Elizabeth City police Chief Eddie Buffaloe Jr. chose as a focus of his speech at the annual Martin Luther King Jr.…


January 16, 2017

On the day of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday residents gathered at a local church to celebrate diversity and unity, principles that the slain civil rights leader worked so hard to forge.


January 16, 2017

Pasquotank officials made two accounting mistakes in their handling of last year’s finances, but otherwise properly administered the county’s nearly $56.8 million budget properly, the county's auditor reported last week.

Greg Adams, of Thompson, Price, Scott, Adams and Co., presented…

January 15, 2017

On the eve of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday the state's top civil rights leader was in Elizabeth City urging supporters to stand up to the "tyranny" being imposed by state lawmakers. 


January 15, 2017

As the nation edges closer to a new presidency, the state's top civil rights leader has a message for those who are fearful for what the future holds: Bowing down is not an option.


January 15, 2017

The teen defendant in a murder trial set to get underway this week unsuccessfully appealed last year to a Superior Court judge to either reduce his bond or approve his pre-trial release so that he could enroll in college classes that he hoped would help him become a youth counselor

Jamie Rouse, 18,…

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