New COVID-19 cases jumped across the region by more than 830 last week with three counties — Pasquotank, Chowan and Currituck — accounting for more than 57% of the new infections.
A Superior Court judge has sentenced Angel Sawyer to life in prison without the possibility of parole after a Pasquotank County Superior Court jury found her guilty of murder in the 2018 death of her husband.
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.
The Camden County High School varsity volleyball team won a tournament at Riverside High School in Williamston on September 11. En route to the championship, Camden defeated East Duplin, Lakewood and Riverside.
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.
CAMDEN — When Bruin Isaiah Hill punched his football time clock Friday night, he knew he would be working a full shift, plus some overtime.
EDENTON — The John A. Holmes High School football team defeated Manteo 64-0 Friday night at John A. Holmes High School.
TARBORO — The Perquimans County High School varsity football team was ready to play Tarboro, the NCHSAA Spring 2021 1AA State Champions, on Friday night.
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…
On Sept. 14, 2018, a category 1 Hurricane Florence made landfall just south of Wrightsville Beach. In the days that followed, Florence became one of the most devastating hurricanes on the North Carolina record.
Two leading House Republicans, Reps. Steve Scalise and James Comer, are asking the Food and Drug Administration for documents that might relate to GOP suspicions that President Joe Biden has politicized the process of administering vaccines during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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
- Trial in death of Milton Sawyer gets underway with opening arguments
- Sawyer guilty, sentenced to life in prison without parole
- 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
- EC police: Man stable after shot in leg Sunday
- Chowan Sheriff investigating after unidentified body found
- Gold-laden ship's sinking off NC coast sparked economic crisis