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Back to school bash giving away 1,000 bookbags to N.C. students

EDENTON, N.C. (WVEC) —Edenton Unitedand volunteers are giving away 1,000 bookbags to students at its annual back to school bash Saturday.

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-08-18 15:42:31

Edenton man wanted for opioid-related death

Derrick Lamont Phillips, 27, is accused of supplying the heroin that led to the death of Chandler Davenport, 22, of Shawboro on Dec. 7, according to a spokeswoman for the N.C. Department of Public Safety. Davenport died following a car accident about a mile south of the Perquimans-Pasquotank border.


Regulator Marine joins Edenton United for Back-to-School Bash

EDENTON, N.C. – Edenton United, a group of volunteer pastors and business leaders, will present the annual Edenton United Back-to-School Bash at the John A. Holmes High School in Edenton August 18.

WTKR - 2018-08-18 14:44:18

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.


Aretha Franklin Movie Casting Argument Ends with One man Shot - VIDEO

*In totally stupid things people do news, on Thursday (08-16-18) an argument about the casting ofAretha Franklin‘s biopic led to a shooting in Suffolk, Virginia. The disagreement, which happened between two men outside a barbershop, concerned whether Halle Berry should hold the lead role in the upco

EURWEB - 2018-08-18 19:06:43

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.

HBCUSPORTS.COM - 2018-08-18 15:08:59

Man arrested in connection with Edenton vehicle larceny

Two days later, Elizabeth City Police arrested Rico Eugene White after a traffic stop, which was conducted because the vehicle was reported stolen out of Edenton.


Arrest made in Edenton stolen vehicle case

EDENTON, N.C. (WAVY) - An arrest has been made in a stolen vehicle case in Edenton, N.C.Rico Eugene White was arrested in Elizabeth City Sunday after police pulled him over for driving a reportedly stolen vehicle.The vehicle was reported stolen to Edenton Police on August 10 when officers responded


Williamston man wakes up to $100,000 Powerball win

As he watched a news report on the winning Powerball numbers, he discovered he was a $100,000 winner.


Man admits to shooting other man during 'Aretha Franklin' fight in Suffolk

SUFFOLK, Va (WVEC) — The suspect who shot a man after an argument, that witnesses said was about Aretha Franklin, claims he did it in self-defense.

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-08-17 22:44:33

Argument about Aretha Franklin leads to shooting in Virginia, witnesses say

SUFFOLK, Va. - Officials in Virginia are investigating a shooting that reportedly stemmed from an argument involving two men and whether Halle Berry played Aretha Franklin in a movie, according toWTKR.


One day – two shootings - The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald

AHOSKIE – In what is becoming more commonplace than isolated, the Ahoskie Police are again investigating shootings….this time involving two, non-fatal incidents that occurred eight hours apart here SaturdayThe shootings are not connected, according to Ahoskie Police Chief Troy Fitzhugh.In one case,


Slap leather! - The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald

“We saw some good things, and we saw some things we will work on and correct,” said Bears head coach Terrance Saxby. “We are also healthy going into our first game.


Arrest made regarding NC vehicle theft

Arrested by Elizabeth City PD, charged with Larceny of Motor Vehicle and Possession of a Stolen Vehicle.EDENTON, N.C. (WAVY) -- An arrest has been made in a stolen vehicle case in Edenton, N.C.Rico Eugene White was arrested in Elizabeth City Sunday after police pulled him over for driving a reporte


Sales director for Backpage.com pleads guilty to conspiracy

Some of the site’s operators also are accused of laundering money earned from ad sales after banks raised concerns that they were being used for illegal purposes. In all, six others affiliated with Backpage.com, including founders Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin, still face charges in the case.


Williamston man wakes up to $100k lottery win

Richard Silverthorne, of Williamston, was watching WITN News at Sunrise Thursday to hear the winning Powerball numbers. That's when he learned he was a $100,000 winner.


Man sought for 2nd-degree murder, other charges

More StoriesMan sought for 2nd-degree murder, other chargesHigh School Roundup | Perquimans boys soccer falls in season opener #NENCsportsBig-game Brooks: Koepka has 4 wins on tour, 3 majorsNationals place Madson on DL with back injuryCarson Wentz's status for Week 1 remains uncertain


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."


Two injured after a fight led to a shooting in Suffolk

WAVY Photo, Laura CasoSUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- A fight between two men led to a shooting in Suffolk Thursday morning.Suffolk police say it happened just before 11 a.m. at the intersection of East Washington Street and Liberty Street.The incident started with a verbal altercation between the two men th


Bryon's Hot Dog Stand to close Friday

In an interview on Wednesday, Byron Hickman said the couple, who lease their building, have been approached by potential buyers who want the location in the 100 block of North Poindexter Street and have expressed interest in keeping the business as is. Bryon's Hot Dog Stand is a throwback eatery, se