Council delays park lease to church

The Elizabeth City City Council held off leasing a city park to New Calvary Missionary Baptist Church following one of the church’s former members warning the council the church was divided and in litigation.

  • Event a hit with shoppers, businesses

    On a warm, sunny Saturday afternoon on Poindexter Street, one could hear live music coming from the front of Tina Clancy’s Arts & Antiques Connection.

  • Ray Jones Jr., beloved public servant, dies at 88

    Longtime Elizabeth City community leader and public servant Ray S. Jones Jr. died Thursday at Rex Rehabilitation and Nursing Care Center near Raleigh. He was 88.

  • Panelist: Cameras protect officers

    A member of a committee tasked with forming a policy for the use of body cameras by Elizabeth City police said he believes the devices will not only protect officers from bogus claims of wrongdoing, but also will hold them accountable when they’re found to be in the wrong.

  • Lynch: Clinic shooting crime against women

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Attorney General Loretta Lynch is calling the shootings in Colorado Springs a crime against women receiving health care services at Planned Parenthood.

  • Happy Shoppers: Belk, Walmart open earlier this year

    Ricky Bass and his wife Chrissy reached the parking lot of the Elizabeth City Belk almost a few hours before a Thanksgiving Day evening opening of the department store so they could vie among other early-birds for a $1,000 gift card.

CPOA hosts breakfast to benefit children at Christmas

Santa’s helpers are hard at work at the Coast Guard Chief Petty Officers Association of Elizabeth City building.

  • Students benefit from scholarship program

    For the first 18 years of her life Kaitlin Long moved with her family seven times as they followed her father, John Long, a 30-year-veteran who retired as a Coast Guard master chief.

  • From polar bears to 9/11 duty, Davis sees the world during CG career

    Chief Warrant Officer Michael Davis said he joined the Coast Guard in part because he wanted to travel and see the world, and his career has taken him places many people can only imagine.

  • Cook-off raises funds for memorial, EC Police Athletic League

    When one thinks Coast Guard, perhaps the most immediate reaction is the sight of people being rescued by boat or helicopter teams or the sight of confiscated illegal drugs after bad guys are caught at sea.

  • Bedard-Goytowsk: Veterans Day gratitude should be extended to homeless, at-risk military

  • Goytowski: Coasties find new experiences, friends in life with frequent change

    Today, Nov. 1, marks the beginning of Military Family Appreciation Month.“Our nation owes each day of security and freedom that we enjoy to the members of our Armed Forces and their families,” said President Obama in his online annual proclamation marking November as the time to celebrate military families. “Behind our brave service men and women, there are family members and loved ones who share in their sacrifice and provide unending support.”It is an honor to be recognized so many times throughout the year – as a military spouse in May, a military family in November, during the Coast Guard Birthday Week and many more times during the year.

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.

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  • Crimewatch: Nov. 9-12

    ECSU Campus PoliceDwayned Allen McCall, 20, of the 2400 block of Louisiana Ave., Wilmington, was arrested Nov. 12 and charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and giving false information to law enforcement officer.

  • Crimewatch: Oct. 24-27

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  • Crimewatch: Oct. 8-23

    Pasquotank SheriffMarquasia Jones, 20, of the 700 block of Greenleaf St., Elizabeth City, was arrested Oct. 23 and charged with failure to appear in court as required.

  • Crimewatch: Sept. 30 - Oct. 6

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  • College student charged with burglarizing dorm room

    A college student from Georgia was charged early Tuesday in connection with stealing electronics from another student.