January 16, 2019

HERTFORD — A judge sentenced Hertford Town Councilman Quentin Jackson to four months in jail on Wednesday after finding him guilty of assaulting a fellow councilor following a town meeting last October.

Jackson’s 120-day jail sentence is on hold, however, because he appealed District…


January 16, 2019

A newly sworn-in state representative from Durham who graduated from Elizabeth City State University will be the keynote speaker for this year’s ECSU Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration.

State Rep. Zack Hawkins, D-Durham, will speak at an event held at Museum of the Albemarle on Monday at…


January 16, 2019

Counterfeit bills are popping up around Elizabeth City, as police are investigating at least two more instances of fake money being passed at local businesses. 

In both cases, the fake bills were passed on Saturday at different Food Lion grocery stores, according to the Elizabeth City Police…

January 16, 2019

Pasquotank County commissioners voted Monday to raise customer water fees, despite some public opposition to them when they were first proposed last fall.

In a 6-0 vote, commissioners voted to raise the water deposit for renters from $60 to $100, the cutoff fee from $25 to $40, and the fee to start…

January 16, 2019

GREENVILLE — Congressman Walter B. Jones underwent successful surgery Tuesday, a day after falling and breaking his hip, Jones’ office confirmed Wednesday morning. 

“Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) sustained a broken hip at his home on Monday,” an emailed statement…


January 16, 2019

COROLLA — A popular Corolla wild horse named for his sense of adventure has died.

Roamer, a 15-year-old stallion, died in mid-December, the Corolla Wild Horse Fund announced Monday via Facebook.

“Roamer was showing signs of colic and we immediately called our vet,” the Facebook…


January 16, 2019

RALEIGH — State Auditor Beth Wood is renewing her call to punish municipal officials who can’t keep their books straight, and the town of Edenton apparently is exhibit A of what she’s talking about.

“If you want to be an incorporated town, then you’ve got to take…

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January 15, 2019


January 15, 2019

CURRITUCK — Selina Jarvis was sworn in as the Currituck Board of Commissioners’ newest member during a brief reconvened meeting of the board Monday afternoon.

Jarvis, a teacher at Currituck High School, was selected by the Currituck Republican Party Executive Committee last week to…


January 15, 2019

CURRITUCK — Cur­rituck County’s an­i­mal con­trol of­fi­cers seized more than 20 dogs liv­ing in poor con­di­tions from their own­ers on Sun­day.

Gina Mau­rer, di­rec­tor of an­i­mal ser­vices and con­trol for…

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