As Peaches & Herb famously put it: “Reunited, and it feels so good.”
RALEIGH — Former colleagues of the late Senate leader Marc Basnight gathered Tuesday to remember his lasting contributions to North Carolina and to view a portrait of the Outer Banks Democrat that will hang in the chamber.
Elizabeth City officials are considering separate grant requests for $20,000 to help two business owners renovate a couple of downtown buildings that have been vacant for at least 10 years.
BEAR GRASS — The Perquimans County High School varsity boys soccer team defeated Bear Grass Charter 8-4 Monday at Bear Grass Charter High School.
The Elizabeth City State University women’s volleyball team defeated Mid-Atlantic Christian University 25-11, 25-8, 25-8 Monday inside the Robert Vaughan Center on the campus of ECSU.
Camden volleyball tournament champions
MURFREESBORO — The first home game in nearly two years for the Chowan University football team did not disappoint the fans as the Hawks soared past Erskine 49-19 on Saturday afternoon at Garrison Stadium.
NORFOLK, Va. — The Elizabeth City State University football team lost to Norfolk State 63-26 Saturday night inside William Price Stadium on the campus of Norfolk State University.
On Sept. 21, 1961, College of The Albemarle opened its doors and welcomed its first students. In the subsequent 60 years, COA has served the residents of the Albemarle region as the community’s college. COA was the first comprehensive community college in North Carolina, which is appropriate…
As I read the national and local news and watch television, I am amazed at the amount of anger and animosity being spewed through street fights, shootings, domestic violence and bar brawls. There are even some instances where government officials are actually fist fighting. These violent beh…
Even if intensive medical care had been immediately available, Ray DeMonia might still have died just shy of his 74th birthday. A resident of the north Alabama town of Cullman, DeMonia had suffered a stroke more than a year ago, and he had a bad heart.
The income of the median American household fell by nearly 3% last year as the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent regulations shuttered many businesses for months, closed others for good, and forced still other employers to cut back on hours and wages for the people they still employed.
“This outlines how the Department of Public Instruction, in tandem with the State Board of Education, will assist all education stakeholders as they work to overcome the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic while establishing a framework to achieve the long-term goal of ensuring a sound, basic education for all students in the state.”
Can Joe Biden make the Taliban great again? Apparently former Pennsylvania state Sen. Scott Wagner, whose district included York County, thinks so. Republican Wagner’s been busy putting up 15 billboards featuring Joe Biden in military gear alongside the message ‘Making the Taliban Great Agai…
Over the years I have learned that the people at a funeral are paying much more attention to what is being said than at a wedding or baptism. It is difficult to engage in our usual denial of death when we are gathered around a coffin.
The title sums up Clint Eastwood’s movie career – “Cry Macho.” Whether intended or not, it calls to mind the poncho-wearing Man With No Name in those classic spaghetti westerns and the flinty-eyed policeman saying, “Make my day!”
“The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field. But while his men were sleeping his enemy came and sowed tares (a weed resembling wheat) among the wheat, and went away. But when the wheat sprouted and bore grain, then the tares became evident also.” — Matthe…
CAMDEN — Anyone wishing to view the Camden Heritage Museum’s offerings of old photographs, newspaper articles and genealogical materials will soon be able to do so online.
Elizabeth City State University has learned that both its master of elementary education and master of school administration degree programs have received advanced accreditation from the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation.
Editor’s note: The following is the second story in a multi-part series about the history of Elizabeth City State University’s football program. This story details that history during the 1930s.
- Body identified as that of missing Chowan man
- Sawyer guilty, sentenced to life in prison without parole
- Trial in death of Milton Sawyer gets underway with opening arguments
- Sawyer guilty, sentenced to life without parole
- EC police: Man stable after shot in leg Sunday
- Police seeking 2 men who fired AR-15 rifle, handgun in downtown
- Medical Examiner: Milton Sawyer died as result of asphyxia
- Melcher admits murder, says Sawyer helped plot it
- Sheriff: Body identified as missing Chowan man
- Chowan Sheriff investigating after unidentified body found