Temps fail to chill spirits at Special Olympics

Roughly 300 volunteers, 149 athletes and hundreds more braved chilly wind Wednesday morning for the annual five-county Special Olympics at Northeastern High School.

  • Portland to flush 38 million gallons of water after man urinates in reservoir

    PORTLAND, Ore. — Once again, Portland officials are preparing to flush millions of gallons of treated water because someone urinated at a city reservoir.

  • Council OKs $1.25M contract for Roanoke Avenue

    The third and final phase of the Roanoke Avenue drainage project to curb flooding should be done by December, thanks to City Council approving a $1.25 million contract Monday.

  • Man gets less than year for shooting

    A Perquimans County man will serve less than a year in prison following his no-contest plea this week to reduced charges in a shooting incident three years ago that seriously injured an Elizabeth City man.

  • City defends Olson over sewer issue

    Elizabeth City officials on Wednesday defended their handling of a home sewage backup in 2012, following a city resident’s criticism of City Manager Rich Olson Monday for initially telling her she had to clean the matter up herself.

  • Bicyclist struck by car

    A bicyclist was reportedly struck by a car around 7:20 p.m. at Peartree Road and Halstead Boulevard.Police and ambulance were called to the scene.

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This is spring cleaning Coastie style

It’s time for spring cleaning, and no one knows that better than a family in the military.