Milton Henry Sawyer Jr.’s cause of death was asphyxia caused by traumatic neck injuries, a forensic pathologist told jurors in Angel Marie Sawyer’s first-degree murder trial on Wednesday.
CURRITUCK — A coalition of more than 20 media companies, including The Daily Advance, is waiting to hear if a court will release the law enforcement video footage of Andrew Brown Jr.’s shooting death by three Pasquotank sheriff’s deputies in April following a court session earlier this week.
EDENTON — The Chowan County Sheriff’s Office says it’s too early to know whether the person whose body was found in the northern part of the county Saturday died as a result of foul play.
HERTFORD — A local farmer and Winfall firefighters are being credited with helping save nearly an entire load of soybeans after a dump truck overturned in Perquimans County earlier this week, spilling the beans into the roadway.
Mayor Bettie Parker says she didn’t know that Elizabeth City’s city manager used $5,546 in city funds to pay for a homeless city employee’s 2½-month stay at a local hotel.
I met Arthur back in the early 1990’s. We both were doing sports collector conventions, and found ourselves on the same airplane flights as we both lived in south Florida, and were traveling to the same destinations. We became friends, and to save on expenses we sometimes shared a hotel room…
The First Flight boys soccer team defeated Northeastern 5-0 Monday evening at Northeastern High School in Elizabeth City.
EDENTON — The Chowan County community finally had a home football game to watch Friday night at John A. Holmes.
CAMDEN — Strike up the band, let the drums roll, and the trumpets roar!
Zac Campbell paused suddenly and took a minute to gather himself, while colleagues shuffled toward him to touch his back in support. The emotion that can accompany the act of baring one’s soul in front of a phalanx of TV cameras, photographers, and notepad-bearing journalists on a controversial matter of public policy had briefly caught up with the veteran Wake County school bus driver. For someone who usually does most of his public speaking into a rearview mirror as he addresses a gaggle of energetic kids, speaking in public in front of the state Legislative Building last Friday was clearly a new and challenging experience.
Let’s be clear. No one has to get the vaccine. As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states: “The federal government does not mandate (require) vaccination for people.”
This is what “school choice” looks like.
As a citizen of Camden County, this letter is in response to your story in the Aug. 27 edition, “Camden manager to retire in December.”
I’m old enough to remember when the Republican Party stood for limited government — when Ronald Reagan thundered “Government is not the solution to our problem, government is the problem.”
It has been 18 months since the first COVID-19 lockdowns in March 2020. Have we flattened the damn curve yet? Recall that it was supposed to be just a few weeks of sacrifice before our lives could go back to normal.
FARMVILLE — Inside the oldest home in Farmville’s Historic District, the May Museum boasts some 10,000 artifacts and 20,000 photographs to put the town’s history on display. But a significant recent addition to the museum may be found out of view behind a desk in the museum office.
I love it when Jesus is walking through the temple one day and some people gathered around ask him, “How long will you keep us in suspense? If you are the Messiah, tell us plainly!”
“Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord, the people whom He has chosen for His own inheritance.” — Psalm 33:12
Three-year-old Harper Fightmaster is surrounded by a loving family, but on Sept. 18 she will get some jumbo-sized attention.
The 1901 mysterious murder of Nell Cropsey is an intriguing story for many here in Elizabeth City. In fact, the Elizabeth City Historic Ghost Walk and Museum of the Albemarle will bring the murder mystery to life in October.
A summer learning institute gave Elizabeth City State University freshmen education students an early start on their goals to become teachers.
- Currituck man sentenced to more than 200 years for child sex offenses
- Trial in death of Milton Sawyer gets underway with opening arguments
- Police seeking 2 men who fired AR-15 rifle, handgun in downtown
- City paid $5.5K for homeless worker's hotel stay
- Remembering Julie: Man faces felonies in collision that killed girl, 11
- Chowan Sheriff investigating after unidentified body found
- Perquimans sheriff arrests EC woman on heroin possession, other charges
- Police probe after gunfire damages school windows
- Police arrest 2 juveniles, one with high-powered rifle
- Media returning to court to seek Brown video release