Dixieland Speedway is among 17 motorsports venues across North Carolina that will benefit from a nearly $46 million N.C. Department of Commerce initiative intended to help the state’s motorsports industry recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Crime, speeding and pickleball were among the issues Elizabeth City residents discussed with city leaders at a community forum Wednesday evening.
Next season’s Elizabeth City State men’s basketball team will be led by a new head coach.
BARCO — The Currituck girls’ soccer team won its first-round 3A NCHSAA state playoff game 4-0 over Terry Sanford on Tuesday evening.
CAMDEN — Camden County softball (20-3) broke a scoreless tie with two runs in the bottom of the fourth inning, added three more runs in the fifth, and defeated East Duplin (19-6) by the final score of 5-0. The victory Tuesday night came in the third round of the 2A NCHSAA state playoffs.
HERTFORD — Macon Winslow and Jakob Meads wasted very little time in handing the Perquimans baseball team a stranglehold of its 1A NCHSAA third-round playoff game against Northside-Pinetown.
These days, three of the most commonly uttered letters on right-wing radio and TV are not U, S and A, but instead, are C, R and T.
President Biden likes to tout his role as “Sheriff Joe” in the Obama administration, where he helped distribute and monitor billions in recovery aid in response to the Great Recession. But another key part of the cleanup from the 2008 financial crisis was tighter regulation of Wall Street banks. In that area, Biden is in danger of not getting his own sheriffs in place.
Pundits and politicos like to talk about “mainstream” or “main street” Republicans, as if they made up a significant percentage of today’s GOP. But make no mistake, the May 17 primary election proved beyond doubt that the Trump cult (and there’s no denying they are a cult) is firmly in control of the Republican Party in North Carolina.
Recent remarks by Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, noting the institutional damage caused by the leak of Justice Samuel Alito’s opinion on Roe v. Wade, have gotten exhaustive coverage in the press.
As Ukraine fights valiantly against the Russian invasion of its country, I am puzzled by those in our own country who want America to ignore Putin’s war crimes and genocide. Political consultant David Plouffe says Donald Trump is “Putin’s not-so-sleeper agent on American soil.” U.S. Sen. Ran…
There is a lot of talk about the budget shortfall in Pasquotank County. Can it be solved? No matter how competent elected officials and bureaucrats are, they do not think like business people.
Some years back, a parent in our church shared with me that while scrolling through social media with their child by their side, they came upon a photo of me.
Naomi Judd thought she understood the ties that bind country music stars and their audience — then one aggressive fan went and joined the Pentecostal church the Judd family called home.
May is American Stroke Awareness Month. According to experts, 80 percent of strokes could be prevented with some very important lifestyle changes, and of course by working with your healthcare provider to keep your numbers at a normal level.
With more people reporting sensitive skin and skin allergies, Chance Kitchens says there’s a “big need” for plant-based skincare products that don’t contain dyes.
The former P.W. Moore Junior-Senior High School in Elizabeth City was the most outstanding school offering a high school education for Black students in northeastern North Carolina during the early decades of the 20th century, a local history professor says.
If are ready to learn about eating the Mediterranean Way this spring/summer the Chowan and Pasquotank centers of NC Cooperative Extension will be offering the "Med Instead of Meds" virtual class starting next week.
- EC police probe shooting of four people Sunday evening
- Rivers wins mayor's race; Ruffieux, Brooks ousted
- Currituck woman faces misdemeanor death charge following fatal collision
- Moreland defeats Bland in judge's race; Cruden wins DA race; Gray ousts Midgett as Camden clerk
- Sanderson defeats Steinburg; Ward, Jordan win legislative races
- Gibbs, Whitehurst take 2nd Ward seats, Felton, Spence win 3rd Ward seats; incumbents Ruffieux, Brooks lose re-election bids
- High School Baseball | Thach strikes out 18, Pirates shut out Eagles in second round
- Audio: Court clerk wanted assistant to help him get elected, found it 'problematic' when she apparently wouldn't commit
- Mayoral hopefuls discuss vision for shortened term
- Albemarle School's Langley signs with MACU baseball