Honoring the ‘Commandant’: Longtime bailiff gets top NC award

SHILOH — For decades, 80-year-old bailiff Lt. Virgil Williams has been the “commandant” in Camden County courtrooms.

  • Currituck schools chief to retire

    CURRITUCK — Allison Osmon, Currituck County Schools superintendent since 2011, will be retiring from the school district early next year, the district announced Monday.

  • Chowan official jailed for 5 hours

    EDENTON — A Chowan County commissioner spent nearly five hours in the county jail last week after a judge found him in contempt of a court order barring him from communicating with a local businesswoman.

  • School board to interview three for superintendent’s job

    The Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Board of Education has narrowed its search for a new superintendent to three candidates, according to the school board chairman.

  • Couple charged with assault, robbery of Currituck woman

    CURRITUCK — An Elizabeth City couple have been charged with assaulting and robbing an elderly Currituck woman and then selling her stolen jewelry to a gold buyer at Southgate Mall.

  • Man found on beach suffered fatal heart attack

    COROLLA — The 57-year-old Missouri man whose body was found on the beach at Corolla last week died of a heart attack, the regional medical examiner’s office in Greenville said today.

A Slam Dunk Message: Students hear from Barnstormers

Levar Mizelle had no idea what was happening when he was pulled onto the River Road Middle School basketball court just feet from the backboard.

Vaping is Not Blowing Smoke: Growing trend in e-cig devices raising health concerns

Jackie Hinchey, owner of Elizabeth City’s Just Blowin Steam, stands over a worktable in the back of her vaping lounge, repairing a device known as a “box mod.

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