County wants probe of shelter complaints

CURRITUCK — Currituck Commissioners have asked the sheriff’s office to conduct an independent investigation into a fired worker’s complaints about work conditions and the treatment of animals at the county’s animal shelter.

  • Decision 2014: Dem candidates split on restructuring board

    One thorny issue that faces the next Pasquotank Board of Commissioners seated in December is the same one the current board is wrestling with: whether the basic structure of the board is fair, and if not, how should it be changed.

  • Gilbert disputes relationship is campaign issue

    CURRITUCK — A Virginia Beach woman recently sent e-mails to Currituck Commissioners stating a board member’s extramarital affair should disqualify her from office.

  • Featured Photo: Huntin' Season

    Caroline Thomas, 3, reaches for eggs during the Easter Egg Hunt at Maple Park near the Currituck Airport sponsored by Currituck Kids, Saturday.

  • Former program chief paid $154K as visiting prof

    The director of Elizabeth City State University’s aviation science program was relieved of his duties last fall, but university records show he remains the fourth-highest-paid employee at ECSU, behind the interim chancellor, provost and vice chancellor for business and finance.

  • ECSU begins changes to aviation program

    Elizabeth City State University has begun implementing changes to its aviation science program following a review by the University of North Carolina that found, among other issues, significant obstacles to graduating program majors within four years.

NBA Playoffs: James, Wade stop Charlotte in Game 1

MIAMI — Each of the last two Miami championship runs has been highlighted by moments where a sharpshooter enters a game and immediately provides a surprise spark.

Victorian Expo is a Steampunk happening

At the Victorian Exposition in downtown Elizabeth City, the characters you will see look odd in that time travel sort of way.

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