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Shawn Walker returns to Elizabeth City State as head men’s basketball coach
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – Former Viking championship coach, Shawn Walker, is returning to Elizabeth City State University to take the helm as head coach of the men’s basketball program. Walker, a University alum, was ECSU’s championship head coach from 2002 to 2014.
'Intense enforcement' of new speed limit near ECSU to begin
The N.C. Department of Transportation installed new, 45-mph speed limit signs on Halstead Boulevard near ECSU on Friday, City Manager Rich Olson reported in his weekly memo to the mayor and city councilors.
Knights lead Manteo in suspended game
Because of safety concerns, the officiating crew called for a delay in hopes of the lights getting fixed. But after about a half-hour of waiting, it was agreed that the game would be continued Saturday night in Manteo instead.
Currituck's 350th celebration set for for Sept. 15
“There are very few counties that you can say are 350 years old,” Barbara Snowden, a retired educator and Currituck's unofficial historian, said in an interview on Thursday.
Currituck County now planning to spray for mosquitos
Residents who do not wish to have the spray trucks operate at their property, such as beekeepers, may call Vector at 1-800-413-4445 to provide their address on a “Do Not Spray” list.
Olson: No resolution yet for fate of grounded boat
Olson replied in the affirmative, but he said the city hasn’t formally accepted the Eager Miss. Olson said the city needs to first make sure there aren’t any financial liens against the Eager Miss. At the same time, Olson told the ECDI board, “Trying to track a lien on a boat is almost impossible.”
Va. Beach public works start paving on London Bridge Road
According to a press release, the work will consists of milling, paving and pavement marking from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. on weeknights.
Man contracts West Nile virus in Currituck, calls for county to issue warning
His granddaughter, Sheryl Pope, says he likely got bit by a mosquito in mid-July, but it was just last Wednesday when test results came back positive.
ECPPS moves to fill vacancies
Acting Superintendent Joanne Sanders, who took over Monday in the wake of Larry Cartner’s resignation, said this week that filling vacant classroom teaching positions is a top priority for the district.
Finding good spots on the beach
Every time I fish the beach it seems to be a little bit different but still familiar.It doesn’t matter if I am fishing up in Corolla or down at the point there are certain things that make the beach a special place to fish from and the opportunities that are there to catch a fish of a lifetime are a
Va. Beach police searching for missing, 74-year-old
Roy Mitchell. Photo Courtesy: Va. Beach Police Dept.VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) -- Police are searching for a missing 74-year-old man in need of medication.Virginia Beach police say Roy Mitchell was last seen around 5 a.m. on Saturday.Mitchell may be driving a red Ford SUV with Ohio tags. He may be w
Virginia Beach police search for missing elderly man
Roy Mitchell, a 74-year-old white male, was last seen around 5 a.m. Saturday morning by his family. He was wearing dark shorts and a red shirt yesterday, which his family thinks he still has on, police said.
Chowan shoplifting suspects arrested in Currituck after chase from Dare
Calvin Alston, 34, of the 100 block of Oakdale Drive, and Luis Cruz, 23, of the 2500 block of Rocky Hock Road, were arrested in a farm field in the 4300 block of Caratoke Highway, which is near Currituck middle and high schools.
Currituck County monitoring mosquito population
CURRITUCK CO., N.C. – The Currituck County Government is keeping its eyes on the mosquito population throughout the county with the help of two separate organizations, according to a Facebook post made Thursday.
Hertford councilor jailed for violating probation
Councilor Frank Norman will get a short reprieve on Monday, however, when he’ll be allowed to attend a Hertford Town Council meeting.
Schools get sprucing-up for new year
Larry Lawrence, chief operating officer for the Camden County Schools, agreed the maintenance staff have done an excellent job.
Video: Two arrested after police chase from Kitty Hawk to Barco
According to Kitty Hawk Police, Calvin Alston and Luis Cruz, both of Edenton, fled the store with two stolen suitcases filled with a variety of items, along with a 50-inch television.
New details reveal moments before couple found dead on I-264
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) — A man found dead in a truck on I-264, along with his dead wife, was at work just moments before being killed.
Southgate Park begins new chapter
"We think this is 'Main and Main' of Elizabeth City," Clay Boardman, managing member of Vireo Group, told the crowd. "We think this is the place to be in Elizabeth City."
No one injured after house fire Wednesday morning in Duck
Assistance was provided by the Southern Shores Volunteer Fire Department, Kitty Hawk Fire Department, Corolla Fire and Rescue, and Dare County EMS.