Posted: 10/14/2013 - Elizabeth City State University says it will be testing its emergency alert system at 3 p-m Wednesday which is used in the event of a tornado, violent storm or violent incident.
Posted: 10/13/2013 - North Carolina's Supreme Court is considering a case that could decide whether a pre-kindergarten academic program designed to boost the educational prospects of poor children must be expanded to enroll every needy 4-year-old. One estimate puts the move at up to $300 million a year.
Posted: 10/11/2013 - An advocacy group is criticizing McDonald's announcement that it will include books in its Happy Meals to promote literacy.
Updated: 10/10/2013 - An Elizabeth City State University student whose bid for city council was originally rejected by the local elections board has apparently won one of two seats in the district which includes the school.
Updated: 10/08/2013 - Chowan County schools and the local community college are closed after the sheriff's office received a letter threatening to blow up bridges, the courthouse, schools and other buildings.
Updated: 10/09/2013 - After 9,000 people were without power Tuesday night in three counties served by Tideland EMC, the same customers were in the dark again Wednesday night.
Updated: 10/07/2013 - Lisa Johnson with the College of The Albemarle says the president of the college alerted her about 7:00 p.m. Monday that the Edenton campus in Chowan County would operate on a 2 hour delay Tuesday due to a maintenance issue.
Posted: 10/07/2013 - A study shows that the use of corporal punishment in North Carolina's public schools continues to decline, with students in six districts hit 184 times in the most recent school year.
Posted: 10/07/2013 - Fire Prevention Week is this week and State Fire Marshal Wayne Goodwin is emphasizing preventing kitchen fires.
Posted: 10/06/2013 - Before the day’s assignments begin, kindergarteners at Enrico Fermi School No. 17 in Rochester, N.Y., know there’s one ritual that always comes first: eating together.
Updated: 10/02/2013 - After a high school parking lot fight got out of hand, the Bertie County Sheriff says a handful of teenagers were arrested and are now facing criminal charges.
Posted: 09/26/2013 - The average SAT score for North Carolina's high school seniors saw gains in 2013, even as the average score nationally stayed the same.
Posted: 09/26/2013 - After an early letter to Santa went viral, a local boy is not only making news but working to make his sister's world a better place.
Posted: 09/26/2013 - A former volunteer coach at a Charlotte-Mecklenburg middle school has been charged with having a sexual relationship with a student for several years.
Posted: 09/25/2013 - The ad says "Republican leadership has failed teachers in North Carolina" and points out spending reductions for textbooks and the end of the "back-to-school" sales tax holiday in August.