Security breached; intruder gets into White House

WASHINGTON — The Secret Service is coming under renewed scrutiny after a man scaled the White House fence and made it all the way through the front door before he was apprehended.

  • Dentist has license suspended after patient death

    RALEIGH — A Williamston dentist has had his license suspended after the death of a patient from an apparent overdose of a sedative.

  • Work completed on ‘S-Curves’ on NC Highway 12

    RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation has completed work on a project which replaced sand on a stretch of N.C. Highway 12.

  • NC electric cooperatives warn customer of scam

    RALEIGH — Officials with North Carolina’s electric cooperatives are warning consumers that there’s a scam making the rounds that threatens their finances and personal information.

  • Attorney: Lawyers lose if DA loses

    A local defense attorney recently asked more than a dozen of his colleagues in the defense bar to donate to District Attorney Andrew Womble’s election campaign, calling their contributions “a necessary investment in the future of their practices” and advising them they “have as much to lose, maybe more,” if Womble doesn’t win in November.

  • ECSU tackles assault issues

    Why do people stay with abusive partners? When is consensual sex impossible? Who will help me if I’ve been abused or sexually assaulted?

Public records

See crime reports, police blotter and fire department reports.

  • Police Blotter: Aug. 12-31

    Pasquotank SheriffA report of structure fire was turned in Aug. 18 in the 1000 block of Halls Creek Road. Responding officer: J.M. Watts.

  • Crimewatch: Aug. 21-Sept. 3

    Pasquotank Sheriff Edward Paul Jacobs, 34, of the 700 block of Mt. Herman Church Road, Elizabeth City, was arrested Aug. 21 and charged with injury to personal property.

  • Police Blotter: Aug. 11-Sept. 6

    Elizabeth City PoliceA report of felony breaking and entering with larceny was turned in Aug. 25 in the 800 block of Body Road. Responding officer: K.M. Burgess.

  • Crimewatch: Aug. 22 - Sept. 8

    Elizabeth City Police

  • Crimewatch: Aug. 23-Sept. 1

    Currituck Sheriff

Dreams do come true

The Coast Guard Jayhawk helicopter banked hard, flying around the last reported location of the distressed swimmer.