As activists mark more than 100 days of protest since the April 21 death of Andrew Brown Jr. — killed outside his Elizabeth City home as police officers served a warrant on drug charges — faith leaders are now voicing support for drug law reform.
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Pasquotank officials are investigating a fire that completely destroyed a home in a waterfront community in Nixonton Thursday evening.
Pasquotank is seeking a second state grant to help buy land for a new park in Newland.
ROCKY HOCK — Jim Parrish of JM Parrish and Son Farm in Rocky Hock grows crops including peanuts and cotton. Earlier this week, he said both are looking pretty good right now.
The N.C. General Assembly has approved the appointment of Jason Waddell and James Copland IV as new members of the Elizabeth City State University Board of Trustees.
Thanks to a $10,000 grant, Elizabeth City State University plans to launch an academy for female high school students interested in aviation named for the first African American woman to hold a pilot license.
The Pasquotank Sheriff's Office said Friday the fire that destroyed a waterfront home in Nixonton Thursday evening is under investigation.
The Andrew Brown Jr. Journey to Justice March on Thursday marking the 100th day of peaceful protests in Elizabeth City since Brown’s shooting death apparently was performed without a city approved permit.
CURRITUCK — Currituck County officials have taken the unusual step of explaining in detail a decision by the county animal shelter to euthanize 52 cats, citing misinformation widely circulating in social media they said includes personal attacks on county employees.
Civil rights leaders are demanding Pasquotank County form a community panel to investigate the practices of the county Sheriff’s Office.
Written across the top of Alexis Langley’s graduation cap was the phrase, “Bake the world a better place.”
After being canceled last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Elizabeth City’s waterfront summer music series will return for its 10th season Tuesday night.
RALEIGH — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday decided to reverse course from guidance he issued last week and will now urge all K-12 public school students and staff to be masked, even if they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
A couple of weeks after announcing his retirement from Gov. Roy Cooper’s Cabinet, Erik Hooks is in line for a top federal emergency management post.
As part of the U.S. Coast Guard’s upcoming 231st anniversary, residents are invited to attend an online event honoring the men and women of the seagoing service.
Needed water and sewer relief is coming to more than two dozen homes on Elizabeth City’s Ray Street.
CURRITUCK — The Currituck Board of Education voted unanimously Wednesday evening to make masks optional for students and staff in grades K-12 for the upcoming school year that begins next month.
A rally to mark “100 days of peaceful protest” since Andrew Brown Jr.’s fatal shooting by Pasquotank sheriff’s deputies is scheduled for downtown Elizabeth City on Thursday.
A restaurant born in the late 1960s in a former Texaco gas station attracted people from all over for a taste of its oysters.
Two area counties are seeing “high” community spread of COVID-19 and two others “substantial” spread, triggering the Centers for Disease Control’s new recommendation that their residents — including those vaccinated — wear masks when indoors in public places.
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- Fire destroys waterfront home in Nixonton
- Sentara's new hospital to feature 80 beds
- Both sides of vaccine debate guilty of overhyping
- Thursday Brown march didn't have city approved permit
- Currituck Manager Stikeleather leaving for job in private sector
- 'Sticky' business: 10-year-old makes purses from duct tape
- 4 counties trigger CDC masking recommendation
- Town gov't expert questions release of Brothers info
- Police investigate shots fired on Colonial Avenue, recover shell casings