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Suspect arrested in Mall jewelry kiosk theft

A 50-year-old Elizabeth City man with a prior record is behind bars for allegedly committing felony larceny of a kiosk-based jewelry business at Southgate Mall late last week, authorities said. Lionel Lee Johnson, of the 300 block of Speed St., was arrested on Monday, in connection with an incident

DAILY ADVANCE - 2017-09-18 23:59:59

THIS DATE IN HISTORY, Sept. 18: Cornerstone laid at U.S Capitol in 1793

Today is Monday, Sept. 18, the 261st day of 2017. There are 104 days left in the year. On September 18, 1947, the National Security Act, which created a National Military Establishment and the position of Secretary of Defense, went into effect. In 1793, President George Washington laid the cornersto

KINSTON FREE PRESS - 2017-09-18 10:05:00

Pitt 4-H'ers win at regional shooting tournament

The senior match archery team, from left, Kolson Fallin, Broughton Goodson and Jonathan Daniel. Several Pitt County 4-H'ers recently received honors in the Eastern 4-H Regional Shooting Sports Tournament in Columbia. In the junior division, Pitt County Jr. Pirates Drew Allen, Matthew Daniel, Grayson

DAILY REFLECTOR - 2017-09-17 07:00:00

Roanoke Buzz: Expanding our Roanoke River brand

When you think about the Roanoke River, what comes to your mind? Is it beautiful views or the chance to be outdoors? Is it memories of time spent close to nature or with family and friends? Maybe it's hunting, fishing, birdwatching or just getting away to a quiet place to renew your spirit. These ar


White will transition to Chancellor

MURFREESBORO - In a statement released by Board Chair W. Frank Rose, Jr. on Sept. 14, the Chowan University Board of Trustees announced that Dr. M. Christopher White will transition from the role of President of the University to Chancellor at the end of the current academic year. Dr. White will hav


ECSU preps for 'Promise' students

Elizabeth City State University is overhauling its enrollment management system in anticipation of a surge of new students next year as the N.C. Promise tuition discount is rolled out. N.C. Promise will offer in-state tuition of $500 a semester -- the General Assembly indicated it wanted the univers

DAILY ADVANCE - 2017-09-19 04:22:58

Innovation, patience, money needed for opioid crisis

Four Pasquotank County residents have died so far this year from opioid overdoses, three fewer than last year. While 11 deaths may not seem like a lot compared to the scores of deaths from disease and other causes, it's an alarming number considering only 30 people died from opioid overdoses in Pasq

DAILY ADVANCE - 2017-09-17 07:00:00

EC police respond to complaint on speeders

I would like to comment on the Elizabeth City Police Department. Several months ago I contacted the department to complain of continuous speeding on Edgewood Drive here in Elizabeth City. Many times I found myself dodging speeding cars while walking dogs or going to the mailbox. Many school-age chil

DAILY ADVANCE - 2017-09-17 07:00:00

Sanctions not in offing for F grade

Elizabeth City's P.W. Moore Elementary School this year is implementing the state-sanctioned "transformation" school reform model in an effort to reverse the low student test scores that led to its recent F grade on the state's accountability report. But what happens if P.W. Moore isn't able to reve

DAILY ADVANCE - 2017-09-17 07:00:00

'Great Atlantic' was biggest hurricane to hit EC area

We are in the midst of another hurricane season, not to be confused with the coming holiday season. Unlike Christmas, no one really anticipates the hurricane season, and no one really misses it once it is gone. To this day, no storm determined to be Category 5 on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind sc

DAILY ADVANCE - 2017-09-17 07:00:00

Todd's Pharmacy of Camden nearing completion

CAMDEN - After years of planning, Todd's Pharmacy of Camden is taking shape in a new building that also will be home to three tenants. William Owens, who co-owns the Todd's Pharmacy chain that now features four stores, said the Camden store may open by the end of the month. The newly constructed bui

DAILY ADVANCE - 2017-09-16 23:59:59

Camden sheriff: Thieves steal guns, cameras in B&Es

CAMDEN - The Camden sheriff is warning county residents to ensure their valuables are secured in the wake of recent break-ins in which thieves made off with guns and camera equipment. Three break-ins have been reported in the northern part of the county over the past couple of months, the latest hap

DAILY ADVANCE - 2017-09-16 23:59:59

Sunbury man collects, refurbishes hundreds of tin toys

SUNBURY - As happy as Geppetto must have been creating dolls and puppets in his toy shop, that's how excited Don Raker is in his own workroom, restoring toys and surrounded by hundreds more. It started with a simple desire to share his love of toys. "I always liked Matchbox," Don said. He bought som

DAILY ITEM - 2017-09-18 21:00:00

Group stands for solidarity in Sunbury

SUNBURY - Fifteen people gathered Saturday afternoon in the gazebo in Cameron Park for a quickly planned solidarity rally in response to fliers advocating white nationalism hung throughout Sunbury last week. Regina Russell, a Democratic candidate for city council, helped organize the event. An Afric

DAILY ITEM - 2017-09-16 23:07:59

Bail hiked; woman jailed

SUNBURY - One of the people named in a search warrant affidavit as having been involved in the homicide of Sean M. Maschal had his bail on unrelated DUI charges increased Monday to $75,000 cash. Meanwhile, a woman who the affidavit suggests may have also been involved was jailed Monday, also on unre

NEWSITEM.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Education, rewards prove effective in fighting bullying

School administrators around Pennsylvania are adopting various approaches to curtail bullying and many positives have emerged so far with the understanding that the work is continuous. The Line Mountain Elementary School has adopted the Project Team Program, developed through Penn State University,

MEADVILLE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 02:09:46

DJ Choices program offers MCA students hope with anti-drug recovery message

CHRIS J. GREGO/STAFF PHOTO Guest speakers Frank Rodriguez, a barber from Milton, and Pastor Lance Fessler of Lewisburg, address the student body in attendance at Mount Carmel Area High School auditorium during the DJ Choices assembly program, an anti-drug program sponsored by the Greater Susquehanna

NEWSITEM.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Express carrier hurt in crash

A carrier for The Express was injured when her car was hit early today by a car that was allegedly being chased by police. Jenn Jackson, of West Fourth Street, Lock Haven, was transported to Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, with a broken leg, according to her family. The accident occurred in Bald

LOCKHAVEN EXPRESS - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Police: Another attempted child abduction in Milton

MILTON - The Milton Police Department is once again looking for information following another attempted child abduction late Monday night where the suspect identified himself as a Children & Youth worker. At 11:51 Monday night, police said a male knocked on the door of an apartment in the Georgetown

DAILY ITEM - 2017-09-19 11:51:00

Mayor's attorney calls officers' motive 'evil'

WILLIAMSPORT - The attorney representing Shamokin Mayor Bill Milbrand in a false arrest lawsuit said plenty of evidence exists that two officers professionally and personally acted to smear his name. "They made the arrest to humiliate Milbrand in front of the community he has chosen to serve because

NEWSITEM.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00