A study commissioned by Visit North Carolina said that visitor spending in Pasquotank County in 2021 increased by $26 million from the previous year.
CURRITUCK — The Currituck Board of Elections unanimously voted Wednesday afternoon that there is probable cause to hold an evidentiary hearing on Republican state Rep. Bobby Hanig’s challenge of his Democratic opponent Valerie Jordan’s residency in their 3rd Senate District race.
The Pasquotank Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a local woman told authorities she was raped Tuesday night.
CURRITUCK — Currituck is in the process of selling half of the available land in the county’s Maple Commerce Park to a developer who hopes to attract aviation-related businesses to the county.
Northeastern’s home-opening football game against the Bertie Falcons, originally scheduled for Friday night, has been moved a day earlier.
I remember being able to enjoy coach fights without fear that it could somehow turn deadly. That’s exactly what happened last week in Texas when a youth football coach was shot and killed by an opposing coach.
Last Thursday, Triple A baseball player Wynton Bernard got the word from his Albuquerque manager Warren Schaeffer that he was being called up to the big leagues to join the Colorado Rockies.
HERTFORD — Thanks to a second $50,000 donation from a local resident, a project to complete major upgrades to the girls softball field complex at Perquimans County High School will be moving forward.
Friday night’s scheduled football jamborees hosted by Northeastern and John A. Holmes were both affected by potential inclement weather.
For three days, six hours each, toward the end of July, dozens of kids with baseball gloves could be seen on Mid-Atlantic Christian’s campus and at the Knobbs Creek Recreation Center baseball field in Elizabeth City.
Well, when it rains it pours and it looks like it’s pouring on Elizabeth City when it comes to our city government. Our City Council’s workload just got bigger with another sudden departure of a city official.
As the global pandemic has reminded us with tragic ferocity in recent years, viruses can, despite our best efforts, be enormously destructive and hard to contain — especially as our world has grown ever-more-crowded and interconnected.
It isn’t true that the new subsidies for buying electric vehicles will only benefit the rich. Even if it were, I wouldn’t care.
The Health and Human Services Department recently made news with a report touting that “National Uninsured Rate Reaches All-Time Low in Early 2022.” Sounds encouraging, but look beneath the covers and what you find is a quiet but enormous shift from private to government-subsidized coverage.
President Biden has taken a lot of heat lately, as shown by his low approval rating. But he has tried to meet his promises to pull the nation together.
Sen. Thom Tillis and Rep. Ted Budd recently sent a letter to North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein, asking Stein to protect crisis pregnancy centers across the state from the “attacks” they have begun to experience since Roe v. Wade was overturned.
The Currituck Board of Education will meet in closed session at the JP Knapp campus Wednesday at 3 p.m. The work session will follow at 4 p.m. The regular meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. at the Historic Currituck Courthouse. Access the meeting at http://currituckcountync.iqm2.com/Citizens/default.asp.
The Elizabeth City Morning Rotary Club recently recognized local Coast Guard members for outstanding service for both the quarter and the year.
Two new trustees and one trustee who recently won reappointment attended this week’s Board of Trustees meeting at College of The Albemarle.
- Perquimans sheriff: Teen died from accidental discharge of shotgun
- School board adopts discipline policy, Kirby and Basnight object
- Pasquotank Sheriff's Office investigating rape report
- KH man facing murder charge
- James steps down as EC police chief
- Graham, Wooten differ on mental health priorities
- JWF officially opens in Edenton
- Officials mum on why police chief stepped down
- Hanig challenges Jordan's residency in 3rd Senate District
- Movin' on Move-in Day: Students return to ECSU campus