By gaining 50.3% of the vote in Tuesday’s election, Kirk Rivers won a majority and is Elizabeth City’s mayor-elect.
CAMDEN — Camden County does not plan to sell the land on N.C. Highway 343 North that had been eyed as a site for a new high school.
Candidates from Tuesday’s primary elections turned to Facebook to congratulate their opponents and to thank their supporters.
BARCO — The Currituck Lady Knights couldn’t have dreamed up a better start to their 3A NCHSAA second-round state playoff game at home against Carrboro.
Elizabeth City State University has named the assistant men’s basketball coach at N.C. Central University its interim men’s basketball coach for the upcoming season.
Next season’s Elizabeth City State men’s basketball team will be led by a new head coach.
BARCO — The Currituck girls’ soccer team won its first-round 3A NCHSAA state playoff game 4-0 over Terry Sanford on Tuesday evening.
Local communities are slowly returning to normal, or at least to a new normal. The N.C. Potato Festival retuned to downtown Elizabeth City this weekend. The Chowan County Regional Fair missed 2020 but resumed last year, and it is scheduled to start Sept. 27 and run through Oct. 1 this year. …
Coaches avoid comparing athletes from different eras. Should we exercise similar restraint assessing government leaders like Federal Reserve Board chairmen?
It was bound to happen. The percentage of adults working from home has fallen significantly from its pandemic-era peak. Nevertheless, telecommuting has established itself as a lasting and consequential fact of modern life.
Republican politicians, including some of the party’s top leaders, openly espouse versions of a white supremacist conspiracy theory holding that an orchestrated effort is underway to displace white Americans. A recently published poll found that almost half of Republicans believe that immigrants are being brought to the United States as part of such an effort.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is clearly out of his mind. Only a deranged and isolated leader stuck a 20th century time warp would launch an unprovoked and barbaric attack against a people he says are the same as his own — and say he is saving them from Nazis. The insanity of it all has freaked out his European neighbors, most notably the once-fiercely neutral Finland and Sweden.
As a flood of foreigners poured into the United States, a critic called them “generally the most stupid sort of their own nation,” and warned darkly, “They will soon outnumber us, (and we) will not, in my opinion, be able to preserve our language, and even our government will become precarious.”
Museums collect and interpret artifacts. Libraries collect and loan books.
“Father, make them one as we are one,” Jesus prayed on the last night before He was sentenced to death on false allegations. Jesus knew the end was near and, on that night, beckoned heaven to bring unity to His followers.
“There are few better ways to spend a cloudy, dull Sunday afternoon than sitting in the cinema tucking in to a nice comforting slice of Downton Abbey. ‘Life is like a twisting turning novel,’ one of the characters says wistfully, and that’s one of Downton’s charms; nice pithy little pearls o…
“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.” — Psalm 23:4
The Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools last month released student honor rolls for the third nine-week period of the 2021-22 school year for the following schools: Elizabeth City Middle School, River Road Middle School, H.L. Trigg Community School, Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Early Colle…
Some years back, a parent in our church shared with me that while scrolling through social media with their child by their side, they came upon a photo of me.
- Rivers wins mayor's race; Ruffieux, Brooks ousted
- EC police probe shooting of four people Sunday evening
- Currituck woman faces misdemeanor death charge following fatal collision
- Moreland defeats Bland in judge's race; Cruden wins DA race; Gray ousts Midgett as Camden clerk
- Sanderson defeats Steinburg; Ward, Jordan win legislative races
- Officers seize fentanyl, guns; man arrested
- Shootings, speeding, pickleball top residents' concerns
- Gibbs, Whitehurst take 2nd Ward seats, Felton, Spence win 3rd Ward seats; incumbents Ruffieux, Brooks lose re-election bids
- Audio: Court clerk wanted assistant to help him get elected, found it 'problematic' when she apparently wouldn't commit
- Albemarle School's Langley signs with MACU baseball