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4 people displaced after fire heavily damages Currituck County home

CURRITUCK COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) - Four residents who escaped a burning home in Currituck County early Tuesday morning have been displaced, fire officials say. Currituck County Fire-EMS officials said firefighters with the Lower Currituck Volunteer Fire Department were called to house fire on Dowdys Ba


Storm Team 11 Weather: Rain likely Sunday, Freezing Rain possible in North Carolina

Get used to rain. It's in the forecast just about every day next week!. Tonight: Mostly cloudy and mainly rain-free. A spotty shower or two is possible. Low: 38. Sunday: Cloudy with rain likely throughout the day. Chance of precipitation: 80%. High: 53. It will be colder on the northern and eastern


Outer Banks Mom: Memories are made here

We’re big on books around here. There’s magic in the escape that a good book provides, and transporting to the setting with our kids is one of my favorite things to do. We read to our kids as often as possible and the book shelves are often overflowing.


2 charged with crimes related to photos of dead cat found not guilty in North Carolina court

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Two people accused of improper burial of an animal and instigating cruelty to animals have been found not guilty in Buncombe County court. WLOS reported that Shariah Metzger, 26, and Jace Green, 29, were each found not guilty of the two misdemeanor charges.


Woman in critical condition following animal attack

BEAUFORT COUNTY, N.C. (WNCT) - UPDATE:. 77 year old Brenda Hamilton is in critical condition after being attacked by an animal in Pantego. The Beaufort Co. Sheriff's Office released the following statement: "On Friday, February 15, 2019 at 5:47 am, Beaufort County Sheriff’s Communications received a


Outer Banks Mom: The power in reviews

Last week I was sitting at Waverider’s Coffee and Deli in Nags Head. I was waiting to meet a friend for lunch and I took a seat in one of the many sun-drenched seats by the window and scrolled through my Facebook feed.


Employees at North Carolina cellphone store nearly beat robbery suspect to death

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Police have released the 911 calls after employees at a southwest Charlotte cellphone store caught and beat one of the suspects accused of robbing the business Thursday night.


North Carolina father charged with felony child abuse after accidentally shooting 14-year-old son

GARNER, N.C. — A North Carolina father has been charged with felony child abuse after police said he accidentally shot his 14-year-old son overnight. WTVD reported that James Williams Johnson, 45, of Garner, was charged with negligent child abuse causing serious bodily injury.


'North Carolina is becoming our nightmare:' Undocumented mom speaks out against ICE raids

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- Carmen Rodriquez took to a podium Friday night with her son by her side. Through his translations, she explained the fear and angst. "North Carolina is becoming our nightmare," she said.


North Carolina teenager who was reported missing is found safe, Silver Alert cancelled

LINCOLNTON, N.C. – A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing North Carolina teenager. Breanna Allen Frady, 18, was last seen Friday at North Lincoln High School at 2737 Lee Lawing Road, according to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety.


North Carolina Introduces Bill to Criminalize FGM

The North Carolina Senate has just introduced new legislation that would make it a felony to perform female genital mutilation (FGM) or consent to FGM being carried out on girls.


Rosedale drainage fix appears closer

Elizabeth City may be getting close to fixing long-running drainage problems in the Rosedale Drive area, despite a delay of action at last week’s city council meeting. City staff asked to pull a potential contract award to Whitehurst Sand Company, of Hertford, from Monday’s meeting because they need


Travel during Jim Crow era: ‘Green Book’ did not overlook North Carolina, Salisbury

Over the next several months, a research team led by the N.C. African American Heritage Commission will explore 327 listings in the state that were mentioned in one or more editions of the “Green Book,” which was a guide for African-American travelers from 1936-1966.


2 fugitives captured by Kitty Hawk Police Department

KITTY HAWK, N.C. – The Kitty Hawk Police Department said in a statement Thursday that two fugitives who had been on the run since November 2018 were captured. Tommy Amos and Tammy Yahnert are charged with multiple felonies in Kitty Hawk and Virginia. Kitty Hawk Police said the two were captured with


All signs point to pride in former Miss North Carolina

ST. PAULS — The Robeson County town of St. Pauls, population 2,431, is mighty proud of its former Miss North Carolina. There's just no other way to explain why this southeastern town off Interstate 95 has requested that the state Department of Transportation manufacture four roadside signs that read


Young humpback whale washes up near Oregon Inlet

A 38-foot juvenile humpback whale washed up on the beach near Oregon Inlet Tuesday morning. The male humpback was spotted floating off Jennette’s Pier on Monday, and again north of Nags Head later in the day.


EC Downtown discount card offers savings for shoppers

A $5 purchase could result in savings as much as $250 when shoppers buy a new discount card good at 36 participating Elizabeth City downtown businesses. The Elizabeth City downtown discount cards are $5 each and can be used more than once at downtown locations till the card expires on Dec. 31. Using


Currituck teen killed in car crash

A Friday afternoon car crash claimed the life of a local teenager. Nineteen year old Jonathan Walker of Currituck died after the car he was driving strayed across the center lane of Caratoke Hwy. and struck a pickup truck.


High School Roundup | Wrestlers advance at NCHSAA state championship tournament

GREENSBORO — Area wrestlers advanced during the opening rounds of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 2A Individual State Championship tournament at Greensboro Coliseum Thursday evening and Friday.


ECSU Signs Aviation Science Articulation Agreement with Three NC Community Colleges

Pictured, seated, left to right are Dr. Rebecca Roush, vice president of Academic Affairs, Sandhills Community College, Dr. Rusty Hunt, president, Lenoir Community College, Dr. Karrie Dixon, chancellor, Elizabeth City State University, and Nicholas Yale, aviation director at Guilford Community Colle