April 25, 2018

When it comes to showing animals at the annual Albemarle Area 4-H Livestock Show and Sale, Camryn Lawrence is about as close as it comes to a seasoned veteran.

Lawrence, who lives in Weeksville, says she’s been attending the annual show, held at the 4-H Livestock Arena in Elizabeth City,…


April 25, 2018

A 28-year-old Pitt County man wanted in connection with the recent shooting of his stepfather in the Newland area was apprehended Tuesday in Pitt County, the Pasquotank County sheriff said.

Deonte Stokley of Winterville was taken into custody by the Greenville Police Department's violent criminal…

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April 25, 2018

Against the advice of both the city police chief and the city attorney, Elizabeth City City Council voted Monday to grant a taxi driver's permit to a local man with three long-ago convictions for driving while impaired but who had his license suspended as recently as four years ago.

Council voted 5-…

April 25, 2018


April 24, 2018

In a rare rebuke of a Republican colleague, state Sen. Bill Cook issued a statement Monday claiming state Rep. Bob Steinburg, R-Chowan, is unfit to represent the region in the state Senate.

“Bob Steinburg does not have the temperament, the work ethic or the judgment to be the Republican…


April 24, 2018

The head of the local League of Women Voters is encouraging northeastern North Carolinians to check out a new, online resource that provides voting information, including statements from local candidates.

League of Women Voters of Northeastern North Carolina President Terra Fox encouraged voters to…

April 24, 2018


April 24, 2018

The number of Pasquotank County residents overdosing on opioids has risen so rapidly in recent weeks, local first-responders are having trouble keeping supplies of the drug used to reverse an overdose’s effects, local law enforcement officials said.

Just four months into the year, 70…


April 24, 2018

MOYOCK — Kurt Watson is very interested in finding out what Currituck County leaders have planned for the Moyock community he’s called home the past 16 years.

That’s why Watson, a 52-year-old paint sales representative who works in Chesapeake, Virginia, attended last week’s…

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April 23, 2018

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s understaffed prisons remain a dangerous place for employees six months after the bloodiest escape attempt in state history left four workers dead, according to agency data and separate case reports.

About three dozen workers at the state’s correctional…

Prison Attempted Escape
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