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1973 Class Reunion

June 11, 2013 by Beatheia Weeks (Register to contact)

1973 Class Reunion will be in October 2013. There will be two nights of fun, beginning with a night at Groupers and a nigh at the K.E. White Graduate Center.

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Northeastern football looks to make school history  WAVY-TV

ELIZABETH CITY, NC (WAVY) - Following her football team's win over Kinston High School a week ago, Northeastern High School's principal Angela Cobb ...



Northeastern honors Brinson, 1969 NCHSAA East championship football team  The Daily Advance

Sunday, October 14, 2018. In 50 seasons of Northeastern High School football, the program has won two regional championships. The most recent was 2010, ...



Missing teen from Elizabeth City has been found  WTKR News 3

Privott is with a family member in Clinton, New Jersey and is said to not be in danger.



Eagles fall short in championship bid  The Daily Advance

Saturday, December 15, 2018. RALEIGH — The Northeastern High School Eagles fell a field goal short of capturing their first-ever east-west state football ...



Northeastern ready to introduce explosive offense to rest of NC  HighSchoolOT

The 2A eastern regional champs have scored an average of 45 points per game. That offensive firepower comes both in the air and on the ground.



Principal of the year for Elizabeth City-Pasquotank public schools has been elected for 2019  WTKR News 3

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – Principal of Northeastern High School, Angela Cobb, has been selected as the 2019 Principal of the Year for Elizabeth ...



Pride soars as Eagles depart: Fans give royal sendoff | w/Video  The Daily Advance

Friday, December 14, 2018. Win or lose, the Northeastern High School football team bidding for the state 2A title in Raleigh today knows it enjoys a ton of fan ...



Jerry McGee dies at 80  The Daily Advance

Monday, January 7, 2019. One of the most influential athletes, coaches, administrators and teachers in northeast North Carolina has passed. Jerry McGee, who ...



Payne: Reassignment result of 'intimidation' by then superintendent  The Daily Advance

Thursday, November 1, 2018. Board of Education candidate Ron Payne claims the way his departure from Northeastern High School was handled points to a ...



Eulogist: McGee's life had big reach  The Daily Advance

Thursday, January 10, 2019. Hundreds gathered in Elizabeth City on Wednesday to celebrate the remarkable life of Jerry McGee, yet their number were far from ...



Northeastern High School increasing security after social media threat  WAVY-TV

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. - Elizabeth City Public Schools sent out a release stating a student made a specific threat toward Northeastern High School through ...



Highway marker honoring Moore to be unveiled Saturday  The Daily Advance

Wednesday, October 17, 2018. A North Carolina Highway Historical Marker honoring local education pioneer P.W. Moore will be unveiled Saturday morning at a ...



First Flight wins swim meets | The Coastland Times  The Coastland Times

First Flight swimmers Cecilia Cortez and Bri Wilson won two individual events each November 30 to help the Nighthawks girls defeat five other teams at a high ...



School board candidates debate Cartner payout, low-performing schools  The Daily Advance

Saturday, October 20, 2018. The three candidates vying for two Outside City seats on the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Board of Education debated several topics ...



Northeastern football alums meet on college stage  The Daily Advance

Sunday, September 9, 2018. The first weekend of this month meant a reunion for two former Northeastern Eagles. Erik Lawson, a long snapper at East Carolina, ...



ECPPS no longer low performing; Grandy Primary records area's second 'A'  The Daily Advance

From staff reports. Wednesday, September 5, 2018. State testing results for the 2017-18 school year released Wednesday show an improved result for the ...



Dollar General presents $50K to Elizabeth City high school as part of its reading revolution program  wtkr.com

Since 2013, the program has provided more than $2.6 million to schools.



Pirates racking up Down East talent  The Fayetteville Observer

Down East'' has become the domain of East Carolina during the 2019 recruiting cycle, and Monday provided yet another example of that.The Pirates added a ...



State, national organizations recognize Jerry McGee  The Daily Advance

Tuesday, January 8, 2019. Hours after the death of Jerry McGee, those who knew McGee from across the state of North Carolina and the nation offered their ...



Ex-NHS Principal Payne running for school board  The Daily Advance

Thursday, February 15, 2018. A former principal at Northeastern High School has filed to run for a seat on the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Board of Education.



Demari Bell area's first baby of 2019  The Daily Advance

Wednesday, January 2, 2019. Dwan and Sharron Bell are the proud parents of Demari Chase Bell, the first baby born in the Albemarle in 2019 — and no one is ...



Education giant remembered: Marker honoring Moore unveiled  The Daily Advance

Sunday, October 21, 2018. The graduates of P.W. Moore High School gathered Saturday to memorialize their school's namesake, and celebrated how one ...



Overman hanging up fire helmet after 30 years  The Daily Advance

Friday, December 7, 2018. Barry Overman is retiring today from the Elizabeth City Fire Department — nearly 30 years to the day after he started. It was Dec.



Athletes endure cold weather track meet | The Coastland Times  The Coastland Times

The 2018-19 winter track season opened Thursday, November 29 with a polar bear track meet at Northeastern High School. Under normal conditions, track ...



Vigil held for slain storekeeper  The Daily Advance

Saturday, August 4, 2018. Generous. Kind. Loyal. Charismatic. All are words being used to describe Milton Sawyer Jr., 55, who died Thursday morning following ...



Longtime NCADA executive director Jerry McGee dies  HighSchoolOT

High School athletics in the state have lost another of the giants, as Gerald "Jerry" McGee, long-time Executive Director of the North Carolina Athletic Directors ...



Campbell is new NHS principal  The Daily Advance

From staff reports. Wednesday, July 13, 2016. Northeastern High School's new principal will be coming to Elizabeth City from Pitt County where he currently ...



First Flight swimmers lead the way | The Coastland Times  The Coastland Times

First Flight High School swimmers powered their way to a couple of early season wins in two area meets. On November 14, the Nighthawks women and men ...



Wooten elected sheriff; Overman, Lavin win commission seats  The Daily Advance

From staff reports. Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Tommy Wooten made history on Tuesday, becoming the first Republican to be elected sheriff in Pasquotank ...



First Flight High School runners advance to state meet | The Coastland Times  The Coastland Times

First Flight athletes won 14 of 24 events at a Last Chance Polar Bear Meet on Jan. 29 at the Northeastern High School Track in Elizabeth City to win both boys ...



Currituck schools to close Tuesday, Perquimans, ECPPS on Wednesday  The Daily Advance

From staff reports. Monday, September 10, 2018. Three area school districts have already announced closing plans this week ahead of Hurricane Florence's ...



Deputy prom escort leads to an unforgettable night for Elizabeth City teen  wtkr.com

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. - An unlikely duo now has an even more unlikely friendship. A senior at Northeastern High School and a deputy for the Pasquotank ...



Missing EC teen found in NJ  The Daily Advance

From staff reports. Tuesday, February 26, 2019. A local teenager reported missing last week has been found in good health in New Jersey, the Elizabeth City ...



Two hospitalized after Elizabeth City shooting  WTKR News 3

Two men were hospitalized after a shooting in the area of Halstead Boulevard Thursday afternoon.



A&T Announces 21 Signees on Signing Day  NCAT Aggies

EAST GREENSBORO (February 6, 2019) – North Carolina A&T announced 21 new additions to the football program on National Signing Day, Wednesday.



Trooper: Drug use possible factor in wreck  The Daily Advance

Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Drug use may have been a factor in the fatal accident south of Elizabeth City on Weeksville Road on Tuesday, a state Highway Patrol ...



Northeastern's Brown signs with Mid-Atlantic Christian men's basketball team  The Daily Advance

Tuesday, August 14, 2018. The game of basketball is a big part of Garfield Brown Jr.'s life. The former point guard at Northeastern High School will get the ...



ECSU confers 95 diplomas during winter graduation  The Daily Advance

Sunday, December 9, 2018. Dana Richardson began working toward her college degree several years ago, but before she could graduate tragedy struck on two ...



Student, challenged by disease, looks ahead  The Daily Advance

Sunday, May 20, 2018. Like many high school students, Kelvin Brown Jr., is ending the school year by reflecting on happy occasions, with hopes such memories ...



First Flight's Ray Scott retires | The Coastland Times  The Coastland Times

For more than 14 years, Ray Scott has called the shots for First Flight athletics and under his leadership, the high school's sports programs have flourished, ...



Meet the GOP candidates: Wooten urges turnout surge  The Daily Advance

Thursday, September 6, 2018. Pasquotank County Republican candidates for sheriff, county commissioner and school board met with party members on ...



Clayton 4-star prospect J.R. Walker commits to Va. Tech  HighSchoolOT

Walker was considering five schools at the time of his commitment - Duke, NC State, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia Tech.



High School Roundup | Walker earns honor at Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas  The Daily Advance

From staff reports. Tuesday, December 18, 2018. SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Former Northeastern High School defensive back William “J.R.” Walker was named ...



Clayton's Walker to announce commitment on Oct. 12  HighSchoolOT

Clayton High School senior athlete J.R. Walker will make his college commitment next month.



Elizabeth City football player sets world record for long-snapping  Virginian-Pilot

Erik Lawson did jumping jacks and tossed the football to his dad, David, as he warmed up to demonstrate his world-record-breaking long-snapping skills.



Can UNC and Duke hold off NC State’s momentum and land football target JR Walker?  The Charlotte Observer

JR Walker, one of the top athletes in the state, is a high priority for NC State, South Carolina and UNC.



Sheriff probes home invasion death, robbery  The Daily Advance

Thursday, August 2, 2018. The Pasquotank Sheriff's Office says a local man died early Thursday following an altercation with someone who had broken into his ...



3 schools best US average on SAT  The Daily Advance

Friday, November 16, 2018. Students at three area high schools exceeded the national average score this year on the Scholastic Aptitude Test used for college ...



Two charged in fight at NHS  The Daily Advance

Wednesday, December 13, 2017. Two students have been charged in connection with a fight at Northeastern High School on Tuesday that sent a third student ...



NHS' Payne on administrative leave  The Daily Advance

Tuesday, June 7, 2016. Northeastern High School Principal Ron Payne has been placed on paid administrative leave for unspecified reasons. Elizabeth ...



FOOTBALL: Evans, Coach Briggs receive Shrine Bowl invites  Cherokee One Feather

By SCOTT MCKIE B.P.. ONE FEATHER STAFF. For the second year in a row, a Cherokee Brave will be on the roster for the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas which ...



National signing day: Duke, UNC, NC State football recruits  The News & Observer

High school football players around the country were signing their National Letters of Intent on Wednesday, cementing their college decisions. N.C. State, UNC ...



Book of band memories span over 30 years  The Daily Advance

Sunday, November 27, 2016. The faces changed but the Elizabeth City High School Marching Band kept playing for over three decades before Northeastern ...



Top of the Class: High school grads talk about memories future  The Daily Advance

From staff reports. Friday, June 16, 2017. Graduation ceremonies across the region saluted students who won top academic honors in their high school classes.



Three ECU signees named all-state by USA Today  247Sports

USA Today has released its all-state teams for all 50 states across America following the conclusion of the high school football season. Three East Carolina ...



Suffolk’s Evan Lomax among first signing class for new Hampton head football coach Robert Prunty  WTKR News 3

Lomax, a three-time all-district kicker for Nansemond River, was Coach Prunty's first offer as Hampton head coach.



Awrey excited for new challenge  The Daily Advance

Friday, July 13, 2018. HERTFORD — Randy Awrey has been all over the place in his coaching career. For nearly three decades, he's coached at the NCAA ...



2506 students return to classes at COA  The Daily Advance

Tuesday, August 21, 2018. Students at College of The Albemarle's main campus in Elizabeth City returned to class Monday against the backdrop of an electrical ...



Police trying to ID suspects in Halstead Boulevard shooting, two teens injured  WNCT

Two teens were injured after a shooting on Halstead Boulevard Extended in Elizabeth City Thursday noon.



Camden High student jailed for gun violence threat  The Daily Advance

Wednesday, February 21, 2018. CAMDEN — A Camden County High School student remains in jail after he was charged with threatening to shoot up his school ...



Here are this week’s top prep football games and players as schedules return to normal  The Charlotte Observer

High school football games and players to watch as schedule returns to normal following postponements and cancellations due to Hurricane Florence in North ...



McKenzie, longtime City Road pastor, to retire  The Daily Advance

Friday, May 11, 2018. Over the last 35 years, worshippers at City Road United Methodist Church have grown accustomed to the voice of the Rev. Charles ...



Davis, Parker make their cases for mayor  The Daily Advance

Tuesday, September 19, 2017. Elizabeth City's mayoral candidates touted their lifetimes of community *service* and their abilities to unite the city during Tuesday ...



Teachers of the Year  The Daily Advance

Wednesday, May 3, 2017. The Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce recognized seven local educators Wednesday as Teachers of the Year for their ...



Davis, Parker vie to be next EC mayor  The Daily Advance

Sunday, September 17, 2017. Elizabeth City's next mayor will be a lifelong city resident and an experienced community leader. Pasquotank County ...



Same school shooting threat circulating on social media in several NC counties  The News & Observer

School shooting threats circulating in social media posts are under investigation in several North Carolina counties Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018.



Official: Replacing Northside heating system costly but necessary  The Daily Advance

Sunday, February 18, 2018. An aging heating system at Northside Elementary School, pushed to its limits during the unusually cold weather last month, needs to ...



Parker elected, makes history  The Daily Advance

From staff reports. Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Bettie Parker made history once again on Tuesday, becoming the first woman ever elected mayor of Elizabeth ...



Police investigating after social media threats target local schools  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. - Police are investigating several threats made towards local schools over the weekend. A concerned parent sent a screen shot of an Instagram ...



Wilkins NC's top boating officer  The Daily Advance

Sunday, July 17, 2016. Brandon Wilkins hadn't been with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission two full years when he found himself in the thick of a big ...



2018 Track and Field Outlook: Area boasts potential state medalists  The Daily Advance

Monday, March 5, 2018. The first full week in March is the unofficial start of the track and field season in the area. Similar to last spring, this season in track and ...



Woodside football heads into unknown territory for season opener  Daily Press

The Woodside football team is venturing into uncharted territory with its season opener Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Northwestern High School in Rock Hill, S.C..



Parker files for city mayor  The Daily Advance

Friday, July 7, 2017. Bettie Parker made history three years ago when she became the first black woman ever elected to the Pasquotank Board of ...



Berkeley County School District hires Darlington County superintendent as its next leader  Charleston Post Courier

Berkeley County School District has decided to go just 100 miles to find its next superintendent. The board voted unanimously Tuesday to hire Darlington County ...



Christmas past: Mother of nine writes about family life  The Daily Advance

Sunday, December 24, 2017. Christmas has always been a special time for Bonnie Sawyer and her family to come together and celebrate their faith. It is her ...



2nd Ward race could be referendum on change  The Daily Advance

Saturday, September 16, 2017. Next month's election for two City Council seats in Elizabeth City's Second Ward could likely be a referendum on whether ...



Kenny 'The Wizard' Williams: The NBA Star Who Went to Israel and Disappeared  Tablet Magazine

This past January, I met with Israel-league basketball legend Kenny Williams in a poor southern Tel Aviv neighborhood known as Schunat Hatikva. “You're ...



Area's top teachers celebrated  The Daily Advance

Thursday, May 5, 2016. A College of The Albemarle associate professor couldn't have imagined that her being honored as a teacher of the year locally would ...



Wanted domestic suspect arrested in Georgia  The Daily Advance

Thursday, September 15, 2016. A local man wanted on charges in connection with shooting at his ex-girlfriend's car in a recent domestic incident at a residence ...



Expert to share bonsai knowledge  Virginian-Pilot

Nationally known bonsai expert Julian Adams will share his knowledge of and passion for the ancient art and at Northeastern High School in Elizabeth City at 1 ...



Teachers remember Socastee principal Browning as he retires  Myhorrynews

Paul Browning has spent the last 19 years as the top Brave at Socastee High School, and teachers say they will remember their time serving with him for the rest.



Trombone sings the blues with superhuman voice  The Daily Advance

Friday, April 15, 2016. When Michael Dease plays the blues, his trombone sounds like a human voice. A superhuman voice, that is. His lows scrape the bottom ...



Parade gets ECSU revved up at homecoming  The Daily Advance

Sunday, October 30, 2016. Viking pride went into full force in Elizabeth City on Saturday as Elizabeth City State University culminated its Homecoming.



article image Sex scandal rocks North Carolina high school  DigitalJournal.com

A major scandal has rocked a coastal North Carolina high school as two teachers accused of having sex with students turned themselves in to authorities less ...



Asheville High team ended integration year on high note  Asheville Citizen-Times

When black and white players merged in 1969, race was not the main issue on the gridiron.



Teen with sleep disorder wants to help other sufferers  The Daily Advance

Sunday, July 17, 2016. Stephanie Manuli was copying notes in 8th grade math class when something odd, but all-too-familiar happened. Suddenly Stephanie ...



River Road students show STEM skills  The Daily Advance

Thursday, February 2, 2017. Elizabeth Matthews watched as her daughter, Haleigh, manipulated a robotic arm during the first-ever STEM Expo at River Road ...



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