November 16, 2017

RALEIGH — North Carolina prisons were already a more dangerous place to work before four employees at an understaffed prison were killed during a failed breakout last month, the deadliest in state history.

Assaults on prison staff so far this year are already 50 percent higher than five years…

November 16, 2017

A story in Thursday’s edition about enrollment projections for Elizabeth City State University incorrectly reported the projected fall 2018 freshman enrollment. The correct enrollment projection for freshmen is 525.

November 16, 2017

The group of ECSU and UNC officials working to boost enrollment at Elizabeth City State University believe the number of students on campus could total 1,700 next fall when the NC Promise tuition discount program takes effect.

If that happens, it would represent an enrollment bump of 300 students…


November 16, 2017

Elizabeth City officials are planning to bring the “Sights and Sounds of Christmas” to town with this year’s Christmas parade on Saturday, Dec. 2.

Jamie Turner, activity specialist for the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank County Parks and Recreation Department, said Wednesday that 25…


November 16, 2017

Elizabeth City State University faculty touched on current hot-button topics like renewable energy and tensions between the United States and North Korea — as well as more traditional history and culture subjects — at ECSU’s International Forum this week.

Five international…


November 15, 2017

For many years, Julie Robinson has worked not only to unite people, but to uplift them.

It’s why Elizabeth City and Pasquotank County officials decided to award her this year's Witherspoon-Harris award, the annual honor named for two city leaders who helped to bridge racial divides.



November 15, 2017

An Elizabeth City man has been sentenced to 13 years in federal prison after pleading guilty last week to weapon and drug trafficking charges.

Karlos Edwardo Poole, 38, of Zack Circle, entered the plea before U.S. District Judge Terrance Boyle in Raleigh on Tuesday, Nov. 7, a press release from the…


November 15, 2017

CURRITUCK – If you want to drive the off-road Currituck Outer Banks from just past the end of N.C. Highway 12 toward Swan Beach come vacation time, you won't be able to use the beach's lower lane along the Atlantic Ocean.

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November 15, 2017

CAMDEN — Pride in North Carolina is offering in-school therapy services for students in the Camden County Schools under a new agreement with the Camden Board of Education.

November 15, 2017

Though not without some at times intense debate, Elizabeth City City Council on Monday approved building a new nature trail at Charles Creek Park, and naming it after civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr.

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