UVALDE, Texas — An 18-year-old gunman opened fire Tuesday at a Texas elementary school, killing 18 children, and two teachers and injuring others, Texas officials said, adding that the gunman was dead.
HERTFORD — A Perquimans County woman remains in jail on charges that she broke into another woman's house and attempted to kill her.
HERTFORD — Four years ago, Perquimans County High School had never had a girls’ soccer program.
Over the weekend, each of the six NCHSAA schools in the Daily Advance’s coverage area had athletes compete in their respective classification state championships.
HERTFORD — Perquimans star Tanner Thach was dealing with a little dehydration Friday night in the Pirates’ 1A NCHSAA fourth-round playoff game against Chatham Central, but you wouldn’t have gathered that by watching him pitch.
The Camden and Perquimans softball teams both saw their postseason runs come to an end Friday night.
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.
A new audit revealed that half of President Joe Biden’s Twitter followers are fake. Maybe now we can get an audit of his 81 million votes. Millions of Americans never believed that Biden got 81 million legitimate votes and after viewing Dinesh D’Souza’s new movie “2000 Mules,” we are now certain.
According to the latest estimate from fiscal analysts at the North Carolina General Assembly, our state government will take in about $6.2 billion more in General Fund revenue over the 2021-23 budget biennium than was originally projected last year.
Last week saw one of the livelier primaries North Carolina has held in recent years. But for all the uncertainty surrounding outcomes when the polls closed, most of the highest-profile races shook out without surprises. We’re heading toward November with a slate of nominees who won what they were supposed to win and are, presumably, ready for the maelstrom that is a North Carolina general election. Here are three questions that could help determine the final results of North Carolina’s first post-Trump scrum.
Imagine a successful small-business owner who wants to run for Congress. To jump-start his campaign, he might lend it some money. Once fundraising gets going, it can pay him back. But the law says donations arriving after Election Day may repay only $250,000 of candidate debt. If the businessman loans his campaign more than that amount, he’s taking a real financial risk.
Receiving a good education is more than performing well in school. Students need to be given the skills to be able to adapt to any environment or life destination. There needs to be more emphasis on analyzing, deciphering and utilizing the information learned effectively.
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. …
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.
- Child, 5, killed in vehicle accident Saturday afternoon
- Man charged with 2nd-degree murder in 5-year-old's collision death
- Rivers wins mayor's race; Ruffieux, Brooks ousted
- Mother files lawsuit in son's car chase death
- Shooting suspect arrested at Potato Festival
- Moreland defeats Bland in judge's race; Cruden wins DA race; Gray ousts Midgett as Camden clerk
- N.C. Potato Festival sight for sore eyes to many
- Officers seize fentanyl, guns; man arrested
- Sanderson defeats Steinburg; Ward, Jordan win legislative races
- Shootings, speeding, pickleball top residents' concerns