Feature photo: Afternoon paddle

Caleb Cartwright (left) and his brother Will, who's home visiting from West Virginia, did little kayaking in Hertford on Monday, August 3, 2015.

  • Court denies money for family of late Wilmington 10 members

    RALEIGH — North Carolina law doesn’t cover compensating the surviving relatives of people who receive posthumous pardons of innocence, barring state payments for the estates of four people wrongly convicted in a notorious 1970s firebombing case, a state appeals court ruled today.

  • ECSU’s studio arts request denied

    The University of North Carolina has denied Elizabeth City State University’s request to bring back fine arts and art education as part of a revamped graphic design program.

  • No deal in sight for NC budget

    When will the North Carolina House and Senate pass a new state budget? That’s still a $685 million question, local lawmakers said last week.

  • Riverfront owners could see tax break

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s sweeping new power plant regulations are thrusting the divisive debate over climate change into the race for the White House, with candidates in both parties seeing an opportunity to capitalize.

  • Ready for Takeoff: Boom seen in ag drone use

    WINFALL — For Justin Taylor, the sky really is the limit when it comes to use of unmanned aerial vehicles in agriculture.

All Underway: Perquimans back to the grind Monday - w/video

Editor’s note: This is the last in a series of articles highlighting summer happenings from area high school football teams.

Lawrence named CG Volunteer of the Year

Coast Guard Petty Officer Casey Lawrence can be found here, there and just about anywhere. It is her nature after all, to be of service just about everywhere she goes.

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