EDENTON — The Edenton-Chowan Board of Education voted to make masks optional for both students and staff this fall during an emotion-filled meeting Monday that included one man being escorted from the room by a sheriff’s deputy.
One artist uses watercolors, while another prefers pastels. The third is a sculptor who uses all types of cans to create his work.
CURRITUCK — J.P. Knapp Early College High School Principal Denise Fallon likened Thursday’s convocation for the first day of school to the opening ceremonies of the Tokyo Olympic Games.
First Friday ArtWalk typically features bands and musical performers but this month’s showcase of local art and artists boasts a feast of live music.
Pasquotank commissioners took no action Monday on whether hunters should seek written permission from landowners before hunting on their property.
During his four seasons as a member of the Northeastern varsity soccer team, Simeon Hurdle was a key contributor for the program.
Pasquotank County’s Jalen Haist ended his high school soccer career with another standout season for the Panthers.
Despite a COVID-19 impacted season, multiple area teams were able to perform during the winter 2021 boys soccer season.
NORFOLK, Va. — Norfolk State quarterback Juwan Carter was named Wednesday to the preseason watch list for the Walter Payton Award, presented annually to the national offensive player of the year in the Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS).
NORFOLK, Va. — Norfolk State quarterback Juwan Carter was voted as the preseason MEAC Offensive Player of the Year and leads a list of 14 Spartans who were named to the preseason All-MEAC teams, the conference announced on Friday.
CHAPEL HILL — In a year like none before, high school athletics managed to complete regular seasons and award conference championships, providing student-athletes across the state valuable opportunities to compete, grow and learn in an education-based setting.
In the past year, both physical and mental health were on the top of our minds. The COVID-19 pandemic revealed and exacerbated mental health issues throughout the world. It demonstrated the inadequacy of global mental health institutions, particularly in lower-income countries where 75 percent of people with a mental health condition never receive treatment.
Even as a deadly pandemic refuses to let go, some are still willfully spreading misinformation about it to make money and win votes.
One time, during high school in Western Pennsylvania, about six of us got in a car and drove across the border to Wheeling, West Virginia, where the drinking age was still 18.
The New York Times’s 1619 Project produced big reader reaction by re-centering our national origin story on the first arrival of Black African slaves here. Nikole Hannah-Jones’s introductory essay fired particularly hot discussion by claiming that the 1776 rebellion was triggered by the desire to maintain slavery in the face of perceived growing abolitionism in Britain.
First, let me say that there is no such thing as a free lunch. Old western saloons, followed by bars and taverns, may have offered a nice buffet for their clientele; but, you can be sure the price of the beverages covered the food.
Only an unpatriotic liberal would be a "a-rootin' for Putin" against our own duly elected president — a Trump liberal, that is.
“There is one who scatters, and yet increases all the more, and there is one who withholds what is justly due, and yet it results only in want. The generous man will be prosperous, and he who waters will himself be watered.” — Proverbs 11:24-25
One of the perks of being president of the Albemarle Area Association of Realtors is getting to choose the recipient of the funds raised at the group’s annual dinner social.
There are many tools that home gardeners use that are not much different from those used by farmers except for scale and cost.
At the Southern Historical Collection at UNC-Chapel Hill, I found a remarkable collection of oral history interviews from the North Carolina coast during the Great Depression.
Years ago, you could get feedbags made of cotton. They came in bright colors and pretty patterns. Believe me when I say they were beautiful.
“But, I don’t understand.”
- New pharmacy planned for downtown EC
- Both sides of vaccine debate guilty of overhyping
- Fire destroys waterfront home in Nixonton
- Thursday Brown march didn't have city approved permit
- 'Sticky' business: 10-year-old makes purses from duct tape
- Police investigate shots fired on Colonial Avenue, recover shell casings
- Police arrest one for weapon possession inside a prison
- Faith leaders call out 'failed' drug policy
- Fire destroys waterfront home in Pasquotank
- Aw-shucks: Owners hope buyer keeps Oyster Bar as family seafood restaurant