Pasquotank commissioners have rejected Elizabeth City Mayor Bettie Parker's request for a joint meeting with City Council in the wake of Andrew Brown Jr.'s shooting death by Pasquotank sheriff’s deputies on April 21.
It’s always important to be prepared for hurricanes and other emergencies — including the likelihood a catastrophic hurricane will eventually strike Elizabeth City.
Protesters calling for release of the full body and dash camera footage in the shooting death of Andrew Brown Jr. announced a new strategy on Sunday to increase the pressure for transparency in the case.
District Attorney Andrew Womble plans to hold a press conference Tuesday to discuss the results of the State Bureau of Investigation probe into the fatal shooting of Andrew Brown Jr.
Elizabeth City Police
Elizabeth City Police
Shooting Related Content
MOCKSVILLE — It was an exclamation-point finish to a state championship series for the Camden County High School softball team.
MOCKSVILLE — During the 2021 high school softball season, Kamryn Nash was the unquestioned leader of the Camden County High School softball team.
Drivers and teams may have traveled from afar, but it ended up being the local star that stole the show after earning the checkered flag in the 25-lap Virginia Sprint Series event Friday evening at Dixieland Speedway.
MOCKSVILLE — The Camden County High School softball team responded from a loss in Game 1 of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 1A State Championship series with a fast start in Game 2 Saturday afternoon.
MOCKSVILLE — The Camden County High School softball team defeated South Stanley 7-2 in Game 2 of the NCHSAA 1A state championship series Saturday afternoon at Davie County High School.
The Mid-Atlantic Christian baseball team will play Penn State DuBois in the opening round of the United State Collegiate Athletic Association Small College World Series tournament on Monday.
RALEIGH — I’ve written a regular column for nearly 35 years. It debuted in the Spring Hope Enterprise, a Nash County weekly, in the summer of 1986 and then quickly expanded to dozens of other daily and community papers.
Facebook is like Coca-Cola. Both companies want everyone to use their products; the last thing they want is any turmoil that gives customers a reason to leave the website or switch to Dr Pepper.
There’s a word to describe political movements that emphasize ethnic, racial and religious solidarity over citizenship and pluralistic values, but it has unpleasant historical associations. Using it only causes political conversations to end in bitterness and name-calling.
For the average American, disconnect from the federal government remains exorbitant. It should be with lawmakers running up obscene amounts of debt on top of the nonstop partisan bickering. Yet, even now, all is not lost in representative government, thanks mostly due to the work of state legislatures.
“Mr. Jones” showed up at our first virtual clinic not having seen a health care provider in nine months. He had been on the street since COVID-19 hit and recently found his way back to the homeless shelter. He had extremely high blood pressure and his prediabetic symptoms, anxiety and depression were all untreated. This is the story of many of our patients who were left without care during a time when they were most vulnerable.
I'm writing regarding a letter to the editor that was published in the Public Forum section of your newspaper on May 11 entitled “In negative encounters with police, don’t resist arrest.”
A job in the health care field wasn’t quite what Lisa Sabadic Howell had in mind, but a hospital stay in 2015 did lead her to reconsider her career goals.
Trumpet player Douglas Jackson has a new release that further showcases his journey through global musical styles.
The third Beatitude of Jesus is recorded for us in Matthew 5:5: “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.”
When you finish the bowl of warm blackberry cobbler with a scoop of ice cream on top do you wipe the outside of the bowl and put it back into the cabinet? Making sure the outside is clean is nice but what about the inside? That’s how Jesus described the scribes and Pharisees.
Picture this scene. We are at the circus sitting in the bleachers amazed at the skill and courage of those trapeze artists high above the ground. The ringmaster quiets the crowd and says, “Folks, how many of you believe that this daring man can ride safely across the high wire with someone o…
- Man shot in Bertie County, airlifted to VMC
- Wooten defends deployment of tactical unit to serve Brown warrant
- Man shot in Bertie County Friday has died
- Mayor Rejects Councilman Jackson's Disruption of Meeting
- EC police charge protesters with disorderly conduct
- Two Washington County men killed in Thursday collision
- Freeman: Presence of 'militants' prompted curfew
- Walton wants city to honor Brown on Juneteenth
- Hertford police down to 3 officers; policing concerns expressed at forum
- Pasquotank hires crisis communications consultant