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June 25, 2017

All four of the region’s state lawmakers — both Republicans and both Democrats — voted for the $23 billion budget bill now sitting on Gov. Roy Cooper's desk despite acknowledging the compromise spending plan isn't perfect.

June 24, 2017

Bear "The One Man Band" Haigler plays for the crowd between innings at the Edenton Steamer's ball game as Sam the Clam marches along with him, Friday.


June 24, 2017

Ham radio operators Rod Cushing (left) and Coleman Motes contact other ham operators around the country during The Albemarle Amateur Radio Society Field Day at Northeastern High School, Saturday. The event was part of this year's 24-hour national amateur radio field day that began at 2 p.m.…


June 23, 2017

POWELLS POINT – A 60-year-old man was injured Thursday at the new H2OBX Waterpark, authorities said Friday.


June 22, 2017

POWELLS POINT — Nick Timberlake has been to a couple of massive waterparks in his native Ohio. So he was looking forward to slipping and sliding on the brand new H2OBX Waterpark in Powells Point.

Timberlake, who was among the waterpark’s first visitors after it opened on Thursday, said…


June 22, 2017

CAMDEN — A Camden County woman who escaped with her daughter from a fire that severely damaged their home this week says her family has been the recipient of overwhelming community support.

Christina Pennington expressed gratitude during a phone interview Wednesday for the calls and messages…


June 22, 2017

CURRITUCK – Currituck commissioners have signed off on the master plan for the proposed Moyock Mega-Site — a project one commissioner said was needed to ensure northern Currituck avoids sprawl and develops in an orderly fashion.  

"We know that folks are coming to the county,"…

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June 21, 2017

POWELLS POINT — A day after postponing its long-anticipated opening, the H2OBX Waterpark in lower Currituck County is set to open at 10 a.m. today.

June 21, 2017

In the Ivory Coast during the 1980s, women were generally expected to settle down and raise families.

Instead, Hortense Dodo went to the United States to study food science and how to improve vital crops.

Dodo, currently an adjunct professor at Fayetteville State University and founder of…


June 21, 2017

In case there's any doubt that Karin Montero, Phyllis Bosomworth, Jordan Suchon and Nannette Turner-Williams are excellent women, the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce made it official Wednesday.

The four women are this year's winners of the Chamber's “Women of Excellence” awards,…

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