After storm, weekend temps to drop

Bundle up. That’s the advice from the National Weather Service now that Friday’s snowstorm is over.

  • Public gives Conway high marks

    Elizabeth City State University’s new chancellor continues to receive positive marks in his first weeks at the helm of ECSU, drawing the praise of prominent alumni and local officials at a meet-and-greet event Thursday night. “He has the full understanding to make sure the university is successful,” said former Elizabeth City mayor and retired ECSU chief financial officer Roger McLean during the event held at the Pines golf club.

  • Edenton rejects solar permit

    EDENTON — Edenton Town Council rejected a conditional use permit for a proposed solar farm earlier this week, ruling the project would negatively affect neighboring property values and be out of harmony with the area where it would be built.

  • CamTech to become early college

    CAMDEN — CamTech High School will be reborn as Camden Early College High School when the 2016-17 school year begins this fall.

  • Council adopts new rules for finance committee

    City Council has laid new ground rules for its finance committee intended to avoid past practices that a legal expert warned could run afoul of the state’s opening meetings law.

  • School board OKs JP Knapp calendar

    CURRITUCK — The Currituck Board of Education has voted unanimously to approve 180 days of classroom instruction for students at J.P. Knapp Early College.

High School Roundup: First Flight teams earn sweep of Currituck

BARCO — Currituck and First Flight had the right idea when the schools agreed to play their boys and girls basketball games on Thursday instead of the originally scheduled Friday date.

Balsam Range blends sounds from bluegrass, other musical influences

One of lead singer Tim Surrett’s favorite compliments about award-winning Balsam Range comes from listeners who are not Bluegrass fans.

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