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Elizabeth City student arrested after fight had loaded gun in coat

Police discovered a 16-year-old student had a loaded gun in his coat following a fight last week at a Pasquotank County school. The student was charged Wednesday with charges related to assault, resisting arrest, possession of a stolen firearm at school and possession of marijuana, according to a re


Juvenile charged after infant fatally shot in North Carolina

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — A juvenile has been charged after shooting and killing an infant Friday night, The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said. Officials told WTVD that it happened in the 3100 block of Cricket Road at about 7:30 p.m.


Elizabeth City high schooler charged with having gun, drugs in school

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WAVY) -- A 16-year-old student is facing multiple charges after authorities say he had a gun and drugs at school. The male student was arrested on March 13 after a fight a H.L. Trigg Community School in Elizabeth City, according to a press release from the Pasquotank Sheriff's


North Carolina mom purposely crashes into vehicle carrying her 2 kids amid custody dispute, cops say

A North Carolina woman was charged after she intentionally crashed into another vehicle carrying her two children amid a bitter custody dispute with the toddlers’ father, police said.


U.S. Supreme Court To Hear North Carolina Gerrymandering Case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear arguments in the case Common Cause v. Rucho – a political gerrymandering case with national implications. The plaintiffs, Common Cause and the League of Women Voters, say the state’s 2016 Congressional map is the most extreme gerrymandered maps in the coun


Nobody won the $625 million Powerball jackpot, but somebody bought a $1 million winning ticket at a North Carolina mini mart

LOWELL, N.C. - The Powerball Jackpot jumped to $750 million overnight Sunday and since then, a $1 million ticket was sold in Gaston County. The ticket was sold at a mini mart in Lowell on McAdenville Road.


Avocado recall: Company recalls fruit shipped to North Carolina due to possible health risk

ESCONDIDO, Calif. — Henry Avocado Corporation is voluntarily recalling avocados sold at retail stores because of potential contamination, the San Diego-based company announced in a news release Saturday.


Family Fun in North Carolina’s Outer Banks

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Apply for pre-k in Currituck Co. Schools

Currituck County Schools is accepting applications for the district’s 2019-20 pre-k program, now through May 8. For an enrollment application, visit Currituck.k12.nc.us, punch the button for Enrollment and look for the section on pre-k registration.


Woman ejected from car, dies in Virginia Beach crash

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A 28-year-old woman was killed when she lost control of her car in Virginia Beach Saturday morning. Virginia State Police was called to a car crash around 2:11 a.m. in the westbound lanes of Interstate 264 near the Witchduck Road ramp, Sgt. Michelle Anaya said in a news release


Across the world: Moyock’s Shane Gubbs

U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 2nd Class Shane Gubbs, left, from Moyock, observes Master-at-Arms Seaman Recruit Jimmie Roberson fire an M8241 .50-caliber rifle during a live-fire exercise on the fantail aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) in the Indian Ocean on


Firefighters respond to vacant house fire in Gates County

GATES COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) -- Firefighters responded to a vacant residential structure fire early Saturday morning. Officials say they responded to a fire in the 400 block of NC-37 at 1 a.m. When on scene, crews found a vacant, unoccupied home fully engulfed.


Council: Probe into Hertford police shows guns missing, officers 'doing whatever they wanted'

HERTFORD, N.C. (WAVY) - Hertford, North Carolina, council members say an investigation into the town's police department uncovered troubling concerns. "We want to say that this council is not trying to hide anything and we will be very transparent ongoing," said Hertford Vice Mayor Quentin Jackson.


Apply for new Criminal Justice Fellows program by April 30

The North Carolina Criminal Justice Fellows Program is a new forgivable education loan program for high school seniors and graduates in eligible counties who agree to enter a criminal justice profession in an eligible county in the state.


Costs nearly double on Historic Courthouse rehab

GATESVILLE – What started as a $450,000 project six years ago, the budget for the rehabilitation effort at the historic Gates County Courthouse now stands at nearly double that amount.


Friday's scoreboard | Andersen does it all for Granby plus scores, highlights, Saturday's schedule

#1 Greenbrier Christian 10, Fredericksburg Christian 7. W—Dunaway (1-0). L—Hollifield. HR—DC, Franklin; H, Dzarnowski (1). W-Barrett (2-0). L-Restin. W-Schenk (1-0). L-Irizarry (1-1).


Coast Guard Rescues Unconscious Man from Cruise Ship off Atlantic City

The U.S. Coast Guard says crews from Air Stations Atlantic City and Elizabeth City, NC, medevac'd a man from a cruise ship about 100 miles off the coast of Atlantic City Tuesday.


Corolla Wild Horse Fund holds calendar photo contest

COROLLA, N.C. — The Corolla Wild Horse Fund is holding a photo contest for its annual calendar!. Winning images by amateur photographers of the wild horses at Currituck Outer Banks will be featured in the 2020 calendar. Winners are selected by a panel of independent judges.


Report: Edenton Steamers to be Sold, Moved

It is being reported locally that owner Frank Burke is working to sell the Edenton Steamers (summer collegiate; Coastal Plain League), which would trigger a move of the franchise after 2019 and the launch of a new, non-CPL club in Edenton.


March 27: Jersey Mike's Day of Giving

Through Jersey Mike's Day of Giving Wednesday, March 27, please consider dining in or getting takeout from the Southern Shores or Nags Head Jersey Mikes.100% of the day's proceeds are donated to the Relief Foundation.Yes, you read that right, 100%. This is an amazing opportunity to eat well and supp