Rescue Squad celebrates 50 years

The year the Pasquotank Rescue Squad began responding to emergency calls in the Elizabeth City area, The Beatles appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show, the Ford Mustang was introduced and UCLA defeated Duke to win the men’s college basketball title.

  • Scots reject independence in historic vote

    EDINBURGH, Scotland -- Scottish voters have rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core.

  • Currituck hopefuls: Cut losses with Whalehead

    COROLLA — Some candidates for Currituck commissioner are calling for the county to cut its funding to Whalehead at Historic Corolla if it doesn’t start making more money.

  • Pasquotank: Let Camden split

    Pasquotank County Commissioner Gary White suggested Monday that Pasquotank end its joint ambulance service with Camden County — a rejoinder to its neighbor searching for a new EMS provider without informing Pasquotank officials.

  • Woman: Brother’s death never probed as homicide

    GRANDY — The sister of a man whose body was found more than two years ago in a canal in Lower Currituck is claiming he was murdered — and did not accidentally drown — and she is also accusing the Currituck sheriff of failing to conduct a homicide probe.

  • Bus WiFi plans move forward

    Bus WiFi plan moves forwardModems have arrived, and J.P. Knapp Early College High School students should have Internet access on bus rides to and from College of The Albemarle by the end of the month.

Focused: Northeastern putting rankings aside

With a 4-0 start and a shutout win over 3A Wilson Hunt last week, Northeastern’s football team holds a lofty status among various pollsters, but coach Antonio Moore and the Eagles are doing their best to tune out and focus on their goals.

Hungry for fair food? Come with an appetite

Deep fried Oreos. Deep fried Snickers. Polish sausage. Funnel cakes. Cotton candy. It’s all rich, fattening, delicious food.

  • Albemarle Neighbor: Gallery manager brings the arts to Arts of the Albemarle

    Discovering new talent for the last five years, Barbara Putnam has been locating new artists and craftsmen to exhibit their work at the Arts of the Albemarle.“Elizabeth City is becoming known as an arts destination,” said Putnam, gallery manager at the AOA.Putnam said more than 200 regional artists have displayed their work at the AOA. In addition, many artists who live outside of the region have also exhibited their work with the non-profit organization.

  • It’s fair time!

    EDENTON — The Chowan County Regional Fair will have an all-new midway when it opens Tuesday, complete with more rides and attractions courtesy of Big Rock Amusements.

  • Shirell Rhoades: ‘The Drop’ movie drops a crime drama on you

    My son lives in Brooklyn and sometimes we go drinking in neighborhood bars.

  • Country star Joe Diffie headlines Saturday at Morgan's Corner

    The roar of the engine, the sounds of wheels grinding and the anticipation of an all-out day and night of high-octane fun can only mean one thing: It’s time for Morgan's Corner Truck and Tractor Pull’s Pulla Pull-ooza featuring country music star Joe Diffie.

  • Life on the farm to be celebrated in Currituck, Saturday

    CURRITUCK — Calling the hogs home, and shucking the corn are a part of farm heritage and Currituck is asking folks to be a part a festival that celebrates those bygone days.

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