For the first time since January, unemployment rose in the five-county area in May, edging up to 3.9%.
Sewer capacity issues that threatened to slow the planned expansion at Hockmeyer Corp. have been solved thanks to a $3.6 million infusion of funding from the state.
State Sen. Bob Steinburg said Wednesday that he has secured about half of the money that College of The Albemarle needs to build a health sciences simulation center for its nursing program on the college’s Elizabeth City campus.
EDENTON — Edenton Town Council approved a $6.5 million general fund budget this week that includes a 1-cent increase in the town’s property tax rate.
The 2022 version of Perquimans baseball achieved something that even the famed late Perquimans alumnus Jim “Catfish” Hunter just missed out on in his playing days.
TARBORO — The Edenton Steamers had their 10-game winning streak snapped Thursday night in Tarboro, losing to the River Bandits 10-5. This was just the second road loss of the season for Edenton, with both losses coming at Tarboro Municipal Stadium. The Steamers fall to 16-5 overall, and 12-5…
EDENTON — The Edenton Steamers just keep on winning.
The Edenton Steamers took down the Virginia Beach Sea Dogs 6-3 at Historic Hicks Field on Tuesday. It was the second Cantaloupes night for the Steamers, who will play as the Cantaloupes every Tuesday home game, thanks to a partnership with the Boys and Girls Club. This was the ninth straight…
Today, professional golfers are playing for more money than ever before; ridiculous amounts of cash. It seems like Monopoly money. If the prize money was not enough, the new LIV Tour, backed by Saudi Arabian interests, is paying players just to participate, guaranteed purses not dependent on…
TARBORO — The Edenton Steamers have won eight straight games for the first time since 2020, taking down the Tarboro River Bandits 12-4 at Tarboro Municipal Stadium. The offense showed up big again, scoring double digits runs for the sixth time during the eight game winning streak.
As expected, Elizabeth City’s newly installed City Council moved quickly this week to restart its search for a new permanent city manager.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent opinion overturning Roe vs Wade returned the abortion issue back to the states. Current North Carolina law restricts abortions to the first 20 weeks of pregnancy with exceptions for the health of the mother.
I greatly appreciate the opportunity your editors offer to discuss the opinions of U.S. Rep. Greg Murphy, R-N.C., on climate change, humanity’s greatest threat.
The recovery of bald eagle populations during the last half-century is one of nature’s greatest conservation stories.
Welcome to Sharia Law courtesy of the U.S. Supreme Court. The latest decisions on abortion rights, public funds paying for religious schooling, and gun rights shows what happens in a democracy when the highest court in the land is taken over by religious zealots and super conservatives.
I have a few items to write about today if for any other reason it is the anniversary weekend of the founding of our great nation.
“Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a disgrace to any people.” — Proverbs 14:34
CAMDEN — Whether it’s his scrumptious strawberry biscuits or mouthwatering buttermilk biscuits, it’s evident why people are starting to call Jeff Burns “Mr. Biscuits.”
Not solely a beautiful building filled with interesting information, the Museum of the Albemarle is a place to experience a heartwarming journey into our region’s past.
EDENTON — The Edenton Tea Party Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution has won the NSDAR’s National 1st place award for its Independence Day Weekend celebration.
Sometime back, the children at church and I were talking about where people turn for power. I had a small LED (light emitting diode) attached to leads which I held up and asked, “I would like for this to emit light; how can I make that happen?”
- River's Landing sewage woes: City: 2 apartments unfit for occupancy
- Jail to conduct own probe of inmate's death
- Chowan sheriff, SBI investigating fatal shooting of woman
- Rivers: Reasons for Hicks' resignation unclear
- Sheriff: No foul play suspected in jail inmate's death
- Patrol investigating fatal wreck in Perquimans Friday night
- J.D. Lewis to buy waterfront EC Milling building
- Local talent represented on 2022 Steamers
- Taking the oath: Parker sworn in as ECPPS schools chief
- Tradition: State champion Pirates with load of generational connections