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NC Rate Bureau seeks rate hike

Complacency has a cost and attending the February 13 public forum on a recent rate increase filing by the North Carolina Rate Bureau helps put in focus just how easy it is for what you do not know to hurt your pocketbook.


Man wanted for murder in Edenton

EDENTON, N.C. (WAVY)- Investigators named the suspect they want to find in a homicide case. Edenton Police said in a Facebook post, Andrew Cooper, 31 is wanted for the Feb. 14 murder of Dwight Coston, 36.


Caledonia supervisor among 12 honored by DPS

A Caledonia Correctional Institution employee was among the dozen North Carolina Division of Prisons staff members honored by the state Department of Public Safety Tuesday. They were honored as Employees of the Year for their exemplary work or generous acts that benefited the agency and their commun


Currituck ended solar ban in January

CURRITUCK — Currituck County’s two-year ban on new solar farm construction came to an end last month after officials approved an amendment to the county’s master development ordinance.


Suspect in Edenton man's shooting death arrested

GREENSBORO — The second of two suspects charged in connection with the shooting death of an Edenton man in Bertie County last month has been arrested in Greensboro. Jashwan De’Andre Brown was arrested last week by officers with the Greensboro Police Department and charged with murder in the Jan. 6 s


Area schools reflect 'racial disproportionality' trends

A new report by a Durham-based advocacy group finds area school districts reflect statewide trends of “significant racial disproportionality” when it comes to student achievement and discipline and the racial makeup of teachers and administrators.


Necropsy begins on humpback whale stranded on NC beach

COROLLA, N.C. (WAVY) -- A necropsy is being performed on a humpback whale that was found stranded on a beach in the Outer Banks over the weekend. Billy Malbon stumbled upon the 33 ft. juvenile whale in Corolla around mile post 5 on Sunday, and sent in footage to 10 On Your Side.


Four Forks, Sawyers Creek roads closed

The N.C. Department of Transportation has closed two roads — one in Pasquotank County, the other in Camden County Four Forks Road — to complete maintenance work. Christy C. Saunders, emergency management coordinator for Pasquotank and Camden counties, said DOT notified her office Tuesday morning tha


$500K grant to help yacht maker create 50 jobs

EDENTON — The state has awarded the town of Edenton a $500,000 grant to help a local yacht maker renovate its 38,000-square-foot plant and create 50 new jobs. The North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority announced Thursday that Edenton will receive the grant through the Building Reuse program t


High School Roundup | Coston, Harris selected to East-West game

Two more area athletes were named to participate in the 2019 North Carolina Coaches Association East-West All-Star football game. Northeastern quarterback Aaron Harris and John A. Holmes quarterback Kentreaz Coston were selected to play in the senior high school football all-star game July 17 at Gre


Insurance Commissioner pays local visit

CONWAY – Mike Causey, North Carolina’s Insurance Commissioner, toured several local fire departments and insurance agencies in Northampton and Hertford counties on Tuesday, Feb. 12. One of those stops was at Conway’s Volunteer Fire Department.


Camden County police discuss streak of home break-ins

CAMDEN, Co., N.C. – The Camden County Sheriff’s Office released a statement in regards to a recent series of break-ins that occurred in the area. According to the statement, there have been four reported home break-ins since February 15. Two of the break-ins were committed in homes that were right n


Hidden History: Saving a School

CURRITUCK COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) -- This month, we're showing you some of the hidden histories in our community. A restaurant owner in Currituck County made it his mission to preseve a piece of history.


Pasquotank agrees to sell Moyock land for $200K

Pasquotank County commissioners agreed Monday to sell land the county owns in Currituck County for $200,000. In a unanimous vote, commissioners agreed to sell 104 Lark Drive to Robert and Denise Clarke, who also bought a neighboring tract at 102 Lark Drive from the county last year for the same amou


Sounding an alarm on homeowner’s insurance

OBAR’s Willo Kelly rallies opposition to proposed 30% increase. Homeowners on the barrier island portions of Dare, Currituck and Hyde Counties could face as much as a 30% hike in their insurance rates under a North Carolina Rate Bureau filing, Outer Banks Association of Realtors Chief Executive Offi


Community Calendar, Feb. 20 through Feb. 24

NC DMV. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hatteras Village Civic Center, 57709 NC 12, Hatteras. BINGO. Baum Senior Center, 300 Mustian St., Kill Devil Hills. 1 to 3 p.m. First Flight Rotary Club. 1 p.m., Beachside Bistro at Sea Ranch Resort, 1731 N. Va. Dare Trail,


Lewiston-Woodville man dies in US 13 wreck

EURE – An early morning commute to work turned deadly for a Bertie County man on Feb. 10 as he traveled on US 13 in Gates County. Michael Freeman Sr., 58, of Indian Woods Road, Lewiston-Woodville, was killed shortly after 3 a.m. while driving from his home to the Norfolk Shipyard, where he was emplo


Long-planned waterfront development back before board

Outer Banks developer Timothy Michael Morrison, otherwise known as “T-Mike,” won’t give a target date for construction to begin on Cape Currituck, a proposed waterfront community in Powells Point.


Dare County Land Transfers and January Building Permits

Carl Worsley & Associates from Anello Kelly Moore; 014866000, Lot 132 Sec 1 Askins Creek; $45,000; Vacant Residential. Herring Kenneth Parker from Tomlex LLC; 014762000, Lot 20 Windward Isle; $307,500; Improved Residential.


Chowan to mull solar project

EDENTON — Chowan County commissioners will hold a public hearing Monday on a proposed 5-megawatt solar farm in the northern end of the county. Ryland Road Solar, a SunEnergy1 company, has applied for a conditional use permit to develop the solar farm at 3448 Virginia Road, north of the Ryland Road i