CAMDEN — A small crowd gathered in front of the Camden County Courthouse on Friday to remember those who’ve made the ultimate sacrifice in service to the United States.
State Sen. Norman Sanderson told members of the Pasquotank Political Action Committee in Elizabeth City Tuesday night that he expects that voters will need to show a photo ID to cast a ballot in this November’s general election.
BARCO — When COVID-19 shut down the country two years ago, Regan Parker used some of that time to do a little research.
Fishermen who need to complete and return their commercial and for-hire license and permit renewals for next year won’t be able to drop them off at the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries office in Elizabeth City.
Despite it being their first-ever campaigns for public office, two women who won city council seats in last week’s Elizabeth City election say they weren’t really surprised they did so well.
I don’t watch many shows. I watch movies, I watch games and I play games, but unless it’s “The West Wing” or something my 10-year-old wants to see, I’m not watching an episode of “television.”
HERTFORD — Tuesday night was Game 1 of the 1A NCHSAA East Regional Championship Series, so it was fitting that it was the first time this postseason that the Perquimans baseball team really felt some sort of pressure.
Some things should never happen. You don’t spit into the wind, tug on Superman’s cape, or fool around with Mother Nature. Most of all, you should never insult a living legend, the “Houdini of the Hardwood” Bob Cousy.
HERTFORD — Four years ago, Perquimans County High School had never had a girls’ soccer program.
I am not a liberal.
Memorial Day is, first and foremost, a sacred day on which all Americans should solemnly contemplate the cost of our freedoms. Millions gave their all so that we can enjoy these freedoms.
What were the two most used new words in the news last week?
Warren Buffett famously said, “Only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming naked.” What the Oracle of Omaha meant was that when markets are booming, people who take unwise risks can still do OK. When conditions go south, those who invested or borrowed recklessly often find themselves exposed to financial trouble.
The Senate passed a $40 billion emergency aid package for Ukraine last week, but with a small group of isolationist Republicans loudly criticizing the spending and the war entering a new and complicated phase, continued bipartisan support is not guaranteed.
In the days after Russia attacked Ukraine, there was a lot of talk among Republicans that Vladimir Putin would not have invaded had Donald Trump still been president. Trump was so difficult to predict, so impulsive, so impetuous, the thinking went, that Putin would not have risked a massive U.S. response under Trump.
When one thinks of North Carolina agricultural products, the first commodity that comes to mind is tobacco. But that’s not the case in the northeastern part of the state. Here, the Irish potato rules.
Having lived in Key West for over two decades, I have a special place in my cinematic affections for the movie “Top Gun.” Not that any of the classic jet-jockey film took place on this southernmost island, but because its co-star Kelly McGillis lived here for years.
As an educator, Kim Robinson had always enjoyed doing creative things. So after retiring in June 2021 after 32 years in the classroom, most of them at Grandy Primary School in Camden, she decided to start a new jewelry-making business.
Memorial Day is here again, and may all of us pause to remember and honor those have who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country.
Twenty-four graduates of College of The Albemarle’s Associate Degree Nursing program received their pins at COA’s 49th annual pinning ceremony May 10.
- Man charged with 2nd-degree murder in 5-year-old's collision death
- Child, 5, killed in vehicle accident Saturday afternoon
- Mother files lawsuit in son's car chase death
- Perquimans woman jailed on charges of 1st degree attempted murder, burglary
- Futrell lands back in jail in 10 days
- Shooting suspect arrested at Potato Festival
- New City Council may not take office until June 15 or later
- Child was victim of homicide, death certificate shows
- Mass appeel: 40K attend NC Potato Festival
- Longtime pharmacist, biz owner Stevenson remembered